The Press Newspaper
As part of its major construction projects planned for this year, Oregon earmarked $800,000 for its roadway improvement program when it put together this year’s budget last November.
Roads had taken a backseat since the recession in 2008. As the local economy stabilized due to cost cutting measures and industrial development, city officials decided to ramp up the road program this year.
With area roadways littered with potholes in the midst of record low temperatures and snow accumulation, the timing couldn’t have been better.
At the East Toledo Family Center’s Annual Meeting and Recognition Night held Jan. 22, the center’s board of trustees welcomed new members Amy Bartholomew, Jason Copsey, Mike Craig and Deb McLaren, along with returning members Phil Amadio and Jeff Dempsey.
Several awards and recognitions were also presented at the meeting. Honorees include:
Eastwood central office works to restore data
Replacing lost data and restoring computer network systems are the primary tasks facing the Eastwood School District administration in the wake of a Jan. 25 fire that gutted the building shared by a bus garage and the central office.
“We are gradually restoring network capabilities,” Brent Welker, superintendent, said Thursday. “The new server needed a lot of work and our Wi-Fi system will be up by early next week. We’re not back up to 100 percent but we’re getting closer every hour. We’re having to re-create a lot of data.”
The owner of Tank’s Meats in Elmore said he wanted to be pro-active in issuing a voluntary recall of a dried sausage product that may be contaminated with bacillus cereus.
Kurt Amstutz said landjaegers produced on or before Jan. 9 and sold to retail outlets are being recalled as a precautionary measure.
“We wanted to get all the product off the shelves that we could or out of the places we could immediately and then address the issue,” he said. “In hindsight it seems like a lot for one confirmed case but better to be safe than sorry.”
Long time Cardinal Stritch Catholic administrator Tim Mahoney joined graduates William M. Pasztor, Jr. (1965) and Phillip C. Skeldon, Jr. (1980) as inductees into the school’s hall of fame.
A banquet was held before the holidays with Stritch President Rev. Eric P. Schild providing prayer and a thank you, welcome remarks by Vice President of Advancement Kevin Parkins, remarks from Athletic Director Craig Meinzer, and Parkins emceed the induction ceremony.
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