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From June 10 through September, Wales Road, between Oram and East Broadway roads, will be closed for the Wales Road railroad overpass project.

Closure is due to new pavement tie-ins, where the old Wales Road meets a newly configured Wales Road.

“There were some utility relocations that we’re working on, but the last update I received this morning is that the road will still close on June 10,” Theresa Pollick, Ohio Department of Transportation District 2 public information officer, told The Press on Wednesday.

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Two Ottawa County school systems plan to hold meetings this summer to educate the public about the Alert-Lockdown-Inform-Counter-Evacuate (ALICE) school emergency response program.

The Benton-Carroll-Salem School District and St. Boniface School will hold the town-hall meetings in August, said Guy Parmigian, superintendent of the B-C-S district.

The program was discussed during the May 28 meeting of the B-C-S school board.

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The Oregon school board, as of Monday, received six resumes for the position of superintendent of the Oregon City Schools district. The deadline to submit an application was Friday, June 7.

Just days before the deadline, there were no candidates within the district who submitted applications for the position. The position has been posted on the Ohio School Boards Association’s web site.

Board member Jeff Ziviski said he expects a total of about 12 resumes to be submitted by the deadline.

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Fire departments from six area jurisdictions are jointly applying for a $400,000 grant from the Department of Homeland Services to purchase communications equipment.

The Lake Township trustees Tuesday agreed to apply for the grant, joining with the Allen-Clay Joint Fire District, fire departments in the cities of Northwood, Perrysburg and Rossford, and the Perrysburg Township Fire Department.

If received, the grant, which requires a 10 percent local match, would be used to purchase a radio repeater system that amplifies signals.

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Imagine going to the grocery store and seeing “Honeyka” brand honey next to Tony Packo’s pickle relish.

If that day arrived, it would be two food brands with roots in Birmingham, East Toledo’s historic Hungarian neighborhood.

That is the dream of the Birmingham Development Corporation, creating a cottage industry that is bottling and selling honey it manufactures and processes out the 100-year-old Magyar Garden on York Street.

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