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Oregon City Council last month approved zoning changes on two parcels off Navarre Avenue for a $10 million senior housing project.

The site is just west of Little Sisters of the Poor.

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With the Lake Township cemetery averaging 20-25 burials a month, the township trustees are looking at expanding the cemetery property on Walbridge Road.

After emerging from an executive session Tuesday, the trustees approved a motion authorizing solicitor Tom Hays to negotiate with Lennex Realty Co., which is marketing parcels at the southeast corner of Walbridge and Lemoyne roads.

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Men always want to be a woman's first love - women like to be a man's last romance – Oscar Wilde.

Back in the summer of `69, young Dave Michalak fell for his first love.

He could hardly wait for Friday night to come so he could meet up with Teri DeShetler at the Teen Town dances, held every week in the Navarre Park shelter house.

From the first time the shy young man summoned the courage to ask the curly-haired girl to dance, he was smitten. Often he stayed until the very last minute, running the whole way home so that he wouldn’t get in trouble for being late.

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Toledo City Council approved a $3.9 million loan from the State Infrastructure Bank as well as a revised financing agreement with developer Larry Dillin in order to get the long awaited Marina District finally moving.

During its August 26 meeting, council voted to approve the loan which will allow the main road running through the $20 million planned project to begin.

The long talked about project is expected to have a public park running along the river, along with a mixed development of both commercial and residential buildings.

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Last Saturday was a very special day for over 30 Lucas County developmentally-disabled adults when they are treated to their annual river cruise by Harbor View Yacht Club.

The August 23 river cruise for the developmentally-disabled was rekindled in 2007 by Marie Cousino, entertainment director for the Harbor View Yacht Club Auxiliary.

“This use to be an annual event,” said Cousino. “We use to take MRDD residents on a trip from Wyandot, Michigan. Last year we decided to start it up again. We kept it local with the hopes of making it grow and getting more residents and more boaters involved.”

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