The Press Newspaper
Nationally-renowned artist brings murals to East Toledo
Peruvian artist Mario Torrero will lead a group of Bowling Green State University students in painting a 40 feet wide by 15 feet tall mural on a viaduct on East Broadway near Vinyl Street.
If the weather and other factors cooperate, the group will have begun their project over the weekend and be done by this Wednesday.
The Oregon-Jerusalem Historical Society and the Harbor View Historical Society are saving historic remnants from an 1894 Oregon Township schoolhouse that was to be torn down Friday.
According to the late historian Josephine Fassett’s book, History of Oregon and Jerusalem: The Story of Two Communities, the first school for Oregon Township District 9 was located on Wynn Road about one-fourth mile south of Bayshore Road, and was built by John Clay in 1891 for $1,978.60.
Veterans and active members of America’s armed services travel great distances and make great sacrifices to preserve and protect freedom and liberty.
The American Veterans Traveling Tribute (AVTT), a veteran-owned project committed to traveling the USA to honor, respect and remember those who served in America’s armed services, will visit Toledo June 5-9.
The Traveling Wall will arrive at Toledo Express Airport at 3 p.m. on June 5 and a motorcycle escort will then accompany the exhibit to International Park in East Toledo.
Before members of the Oregon school board embark in earnest on the search for a new superintendent, they will listen to residents and staff of the district.
A community forum is scheduled for June 3 at 7 p.m. in the Clay High School library to discuss issues facing the district and how they will impact the search process.
Dr. Michael Zalar announced recently he is leaving the Oregon district to take the position of superintendent of North Olmstead City School District. He’d been superintendent in Oregon since 2008 and was principal of Clay High School for five years prior to that.
With the recreational season getting underway at Ohio’s state park lakes, the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency has launched a new web-based map application that features real-time data of algal blooms at park beaches and public notices for drinking water.
The online tool enables users to view current advisories or sampling data of harmful algal blooms. The map shows a color-coded “snapshot” of the entire state, with additional information about any active advisories available by clicking the computer’s mouse.
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