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Residents respond to Howard Farms open house

Metroparks public relations director Scott Carpenter said an open house for the first Toledo Area Metropark in Jerusalem Township drew “a nice turnout” to the township hall Tuesday night.

“The turnout demonstrates the significance of this project and the high level of public interest,” Carpenter said.

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An appeals court has upheld the issuance of civil stalking protection order against a Clay Township resident accused of harassing his neighbors.

The Ohio Sixth District Court of Appeals earlier this month ruled in favor of Dorothy Fondessy, of N. Genoa-Clay Center Road, who was issued a protection order in November 2011 by the Ottawa County Common Pleas Court.

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Northwood city officials are taking a wait-and-see position as a court order takes effect for the Woodville Mall to be razed and material and debris to be removed.

Wood County Common Pleas Court Judge Reeve Kelsey issued the order after an Aug. 8 hearing with representatives of the city and current and former owners of the mall, which has been closed to the public due to health and building code violations.

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A plat to establish a new road and dedicate additional right-of-way along Pemberville Road in Troy Township for public use has been approved by the Wood County Planning Commission.

The plat is part of a larger development plan that prepares the site for a proposed warehouse and distribution center for Home Depot Corp.

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House committee sets session at Penta
State Representative Tim Brown will host the House of Representatives Higher Education Study Committee when it convenes Aug. 20 from 1-3 p.m. at the Penta Career Center.

The committee will be accepting testimony on transitioning to higher education and the workforce, dual enrollment programs, improved student preparation/reducing remediation rates, developmental education reform, career counseling and what parents need to know about higher education

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