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        Oregon City Schools Business Manager Dean Sandwisch praised partnerships for new advancements within the district at the Eastern Maumee Chamber of Commerce-hosted State of the Communities address last week.

        “Oregon City Schools is enjoying a pretty nice time right now and I think the reason for that is because we are really working within our strategic plan. We’re bringing in partners that are really helping us to accomplish that,” Oregon City School Business Manager Dean Sandwisch said.

        If you haven’t noticed, the footprint at the corner of Lemoyne and Woodville roads looks a lot different now.

        Discussing the new Northwood Schools pre-K through grade 12 was a “no-brainer” for Superintendent Greg Clark at the Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce’s State of the Communities address at St. Charles Mercy Hospital last week.

        Cardinal Stritch President Father Eric Schild says “Big Brother” is alive and well at his school, and it’s not an issue.

        “What’s great, it’s very much Big Brother, and I am completely good with that because not all of our parents are being good mothers or fathers when it comes to internet usage. But, if we see that they (students) go to some place that they are not supposed to be, a little blurb comes up that says, ‘Your school is watching you,’” Father Schild said during his address to Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce guests at the State of the Communities breakfast at St. Charles Mercy Hospital last week.

Northwood residents can now sign up for an adult recreation program scheduled to start in February.

Adult recreation was among the results of a survey that the city sent to residents asking what they would like to see in a city recreation program, said Patrick McGaharan, the city’s part-time director of parks and recreation. He is also working on starting a summer recreation program for kids, which topped the wish list in the survey.

Oregon City Councilwoman Sandy Bihn last Monday slammed the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for telling the public at an information session that an iron manufacturing facility planned in East Toledo would be the only one of its kind in the country. Bihn said there is a similar one in Texas that has several lawsuits filed against it due to pollution and noise.



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