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East side leaders ask residents to ‘lead the change’

If you live in East Toledo, and want to attend a free family event with prizes and food, then Block Watch leaders want you to attend their block party.

East Toledo Block Watch leaders organized an informational event to be held this Saturday, September 14, from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Marina District.

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The Lake Township trustees Tuesday officially hired a new full-time fire chief, approving a resolution to pay Bruce Moritz $5,000 a month.

His contract, which went into effect Sept. 3, includes a one-year probationary period.

Mike Hornyak, who was the interim part-time chief, tendered his resignation to the trustees and was re-appointed deputy chief.

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Oregon City Council at its last meeting approved requests for a Special Use Exception for a new assisted senior living/residential care facility, and a Conditional Use for the construction of a gas station.

Council held public hearings on the zoning requests before the 7-0 vote on Aug. 26.

Hussien Shousher, agent for Adams-Huron Investments, Ltd., applied for the Special Use Exception in an R-2 Medium Density Residential District for the purpose of constructing the senior living facility at 3450 Seaman Road.

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Zoning change for Woodville Rd. parcels sought
The Lake Township trustees will hold a zoning hearing Sept. 17 at 6 p.m. to consider an application filed by Michelle Scaggs, of Triple Star Home Improvement, who is requesting a change from the current B-1 neighborhood business classification to B-3 highway business for five lots at the intersection of Walbridge, Mathews, and Woodville roads.

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Clay High School students saw several more bus routes this school year.

The school board had agreed to add about 17 more stops.

“Busing is obviously one of those challenges that over the last several years we’ve had to kind of sift through and figure out the different runs with the elimination of high school busing,” said Hal Gregory, assistant superintendent. “This year, we did add many stops for Clay High School bus students.”

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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