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Once again, Russell Lamp in on the trail of the Paravespula germanica and the Paravespula maculifrons.

Mr.  Lamp, an area entomologist, is again on the hunt for active yellowjacket colonies to find a source of venom for pharmaceutical firms which manufacture vaccines.

The Eastern yellowjacket (maculifrons) is one of the smaller yellowjackets - and one of the nastier types, he said last week.

The Ottawa County Health Department has announced the clinic schedule for the week of Oct.13-17. Unless otherwise noted, all clinics are held at the health department offices, located at 1856 E. Perry St., Port Clinton. Appointments may be made by calling 419-734-6800 or toll-free in Ottawa County at 1-800-788-8803.

Oct. 13 - Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Clinic, 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Immunization Clinic, 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Flu Clinic 8 a.m.-3;45 p.m.

At Eastwood, Michael DeFalco played football and ran track. Now he wants to get back to his Italian lineage as a chef, and he’s getting a good start.

A grill cook at Biaggis Ristaurante Italiano at Levis Commons, DeFalco is planning to attend the French Culinary Institute in New York City and then study in Italy.

“I want to go because I have a passion for food, and it’s a real good school,” DeFalco said.

They call him Mr. Piv.

That’s short for Pivoriunas because, frankly, it’s much easier to pronounce.

Eastwood High School guidance director Richard Pivoriunas said he’s been called Piv since grade school, so it doesn’t bother him at all.

Even the guys in his garage band – “the elder beer men” – call him Piv. He plays the acoustic guitar.

“We just play every Tuesday night, a bunch of guys,” Piv said. “We open up a garage and whoever walks by, they get a chance to listen.

The Oregon Vietnam Memorial Group, which has been planning a monument to honor the men and women who served in the Armed Forces during the Vietnam War, has announced that plans for the dedication ceremony have been finalized.

On Saturday, Oct. 18 at noon in Clay High School’s Memorial Stadium, the monument will be formally dedicated in memory of the veterans from Oregon, Harbor View and Jerusalem Township. U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur is scheduled to deliver the keynote address.

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