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Several times a day, Sandy Krytus, a bus driver for Northwood Local Schools, dreads driving by the  CSX railroad underpass on Woodville Road.

That’s because the underpass, located in Oregon, has become an eyesore.

“There’s gang symbols and profanity spray painted out there,” she said. And old tires, she added, are strewn on the sidewalk.

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Review board to be dissolved


Elmore village officials are considering a measure that would retain some elements of a board that was established to oversee improvement projects in the downtown business district funded by a grant program.

Village council has asked its legal counsel to draft legislation for moving most of the responsibilities of a design review board to the village planning commission.

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Who couldn’t use a little help stretching their grocery budget, especially these days?

For many struggling to make ends meet, help putting food on the table might be nothing short of heaven-sent.

Angel Food Ministries, a non-profit, non-denominational organization, is offering relief from soaring grocery prices and the best part is, there are no restrictions or guidelines - if you eat, you qualify.

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Wood County Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn has announced his department’s new “Cyber Block Watch”  email program.

Residents may receive twice-monthly email posts that include information about recent crimes, suspects, and crime prevention tips as well as breaking news about crime sprees.

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Local communities have prepared a list of shovel-ready projects they hope will get funding from the federal stimulus bill recently passed by Congress. Officials have only a couple of weeks to submit the projects to state officials, who will decide which communities will get the millions of dollars allocated for infrastructure improvements.

Northwood’s list includes road resurfacing and intersection improvements, according to Administrator Pat Bacon. The projects include an intersection improvement at Bradner and Curtice roads. Concrete abutments at the intersection make it difficult for vehicles to turn at the intersection.

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