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Jerusalem Township got its brand new $333,000 Pierce fire truck — the culmination of years of research by Chief Harold L. “Larry” Stanton.

“The truck isn’t something that just popped up. It was something that was brought to the attention of the trustees by the fire department, and then, of course, one step led to another,” said Trustee Joe Kiss.

Officials studying the feasibility of a regional emergency dispatch center in northern Wood County are hoping their proposal fits the criteria of a new state program that offers financial incentives for local governments to come up with innovative ideas in the sharing and delivering of services.

Through the program, called the Local Government Innovation Fund, the Ohio Department of Development is trying to promote efficiency and collaboration among local entities.

Oregon Mayor Mike Seferian will no longer allow police officers to be at school board meetings after he learned that the city is footing the bill.

“I found out that has been going on for quite some time,” said Seferian. “I went to a school board meeting prior to the election last November when a lot of people questioned the school board for giving raises to administrators. I noticed then there were a couple of officers at the meeting. Police have been going to school board meetings for several months.”

Eastwood revenues get a late boost
Eastwood school superintendent Brent Welker had a couple of positive notes in his report to district residents on the school system’s financial situation at it reaches the mid-point of the fiscal year – despite a decline in revenue from fiscal 2011 to fiscal 2012.

The district received a delinquent tax payment from the Wood C

Cheryl Cuprys prides herself on keeping a cool head in the face of adversity and challenges.

When the Oregon woman received the diagnosis that her breast cancer – which she had battled successfully some 23 years ago – had returned, she steeled her resolve to weather the surgeries and treatment she would need to survive. She was also determined to lead as normal a life as possible throughout it all – and that included keeping her full head of hair.


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