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Motorists traveling State Route 163 east of Genoa should expect detours and delays beginning next week.

The state-hired contractor will shut down the bridge at Nissen Road for two days, May 30 and 31 for bridge repairs, said Theresa Pollick, spokeswoman for the Ohio Department of Transportation’s District 2 office.

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Two hearings have been scheduled in Wood County Common Pleas Court in the nuisance abatement complaint filed by the City of Northwood against the owner of the Woodville Mall.

After a May 14 session, the parties agreed to a pre-trial hearing on June 18 at 2 p.m. and another hearing Aug. 8 on the complaint.

The city filed a nuisance abatement complaint in January seeking to have the deteriorating structure torn down. The complaint contends the building is in violation of fire regulations and health department codes.

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The school day for Starr Elementary School will start at a new time for the 2013-14 school year.

Starr, which currently begins the day at 8:35 a.m., will change to 9:15 a.m. next year, the same starting time as Coy and Jerusalem Elementary schools.

Last month, plans called for Fassett Junior High School and Eisenhower Intermediate School to change their start time from 7:40 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. But now, it has been decided to keep the start times at 7:40 a.m.

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The Oregon school board on Thursday approved the resignation of Superintendent Dr. Michael Zalar, who is leaving to take the position of superintendent of the North Olmsted City Schools District in North Olmsted Ohio.zalarGROUP

Zalar became superintendent of the Oregon City Schools District in 2008. Previously, he was principal of Clay High School for five years.

The North Olmsted school board on Wednesday approved a three year contract with Zalar, effective Aug. 1. He will receive an annual salary of $132,500 in his new job. In Oregon, his annual salary was $119,000.

School board member Jeff Ziviski said after the meeting that the board will hold a community forum at the Clay High School library at 7 p.m. on June 3 to discuss filling the superintendent position.

“We want to get the public’s input, before we start looking at resumes and interviewing candidates, on what qualities they want to see in a new superintendent,” said Ziviski.

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Community Health Services is ready to unveil its newest facility to the public.

The Fremont-based health care system will hold an open house June 1 from 1-4 p.m. at its location at 5734  Fremont Pike in Stony Ridge.

Joe Liszak, chief executive officer of Community Health Services, said the Stony Ridge facility will be the ninth office CHS is operating in Henry, Seneca, Huron, Sandusky, and Wood counties.

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