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        A proposal to develop a walking trail along a portion of Riverbend Park in Elmore has been tabled by village council.

        Council voted Monday to table the proposal which had been discussed earlier by the planning and environment, properties committee.

        Spending cuts adopted earlier this summer by the Benton-Carroll-Salem administration will help pay for the school district’s share of a resource officer, Guy Parmigian, district superintendent, said last week.

        The B-C-S school board and Village of Oak Harbor have been meeting to discuss sharing costs of a new school resource officer who would be hired through the village police department, Parmigian said.

Friends and associates of Jerusalem Township Trustee Joe Kiss, who died suddenly last Wednesday, remembered him as a giving person who liked helping people in the community.

“Everybody liked Joe,” said Fire Chief Tony Parasiliti. “He wanted to serve the community and help everyone.”

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Photo take January 2018 at the Eastern
Maumee Bay Chamber's State of the
Communities Address. (Press  file
photo by Ken Grosjean.

The Press has learned that Jerusalem Township Trustee Joe Kiss died suddenly this afternoon. The township firedepartment received a call from Kiss’s home at 1:02 p.m., according to township Fire Chief Tony Parasiliti. He said firefighters responded within three minutes. Kiss was dead at the scene. The chief said no resuscitation efforts were made. Parasiliti said he did not know the cause of death. “The Lucas County coroner will make that call,” he told The Press.

“Firefighters are still with his family. Everybody liked Joe. He wanted to serve the community and help everyone.” This story is developing.

        Oregon's senior levy is up for renewal in November. 

        On Nov. 5, 2013, voters approved a .5 mill levy for the years 2014-2018. Collections began in 2014 and will continue through 2018. The levy was passed for the purpose of providing additional funds for senior services in the city.

        “We believe we have put that money to good use,” said Mayor Mike Seferian at a committee of the whole meeting last week. “There’s a demand for services for the senior center and we believe the public will support that.”

 

 

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