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        The Village of Gibsonburg is planning a ceremony to mark the 17th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

        There ceremony will take place at 7 p.m. on Sept. 11 in Williams Park where the village has erected a memorial to honor public safety service personnel.

       The Benton-Carroll-Salem school board and administration have scheduled two community meetings to answer questions about a 1 percent earned income tax issue that will be on the Nov. 6 ballot.

        The meetings will be held Sept. 11 and Oct. 11 at The Hub in Oak Harbor High School. Both will start at 5:30 p.m.

Oregon plans to suspend its recycling program for up to two years to re-educate the public on ways to improve the process. 

China has stopped accepting most recycling materials from the U.S. due to contamination.

“The recycling world is changing dramatically worldwide,” said City Administrator Mike Beazley at a recent council meeting. “It’s affecting this country and will affect Oregon.”

A regional detention pond that will help manage stormwater runoff and improve drainage in the Navarre Avenue and Pickle Road area is expected to be completed next month.

The $2.3 million project will help the city fight heavy rains and control flooding in the basements and backyards of area neighborhoods.

        “I think we can do better for our vets,” says Doug Sweeney after returning from a week-long visit to Washington, D.C. where he spent hot, humid days mowing the vast lawns of Arlington National Cemetery.

        While working along graves of the explorer Richard Byrd, President John Kennedy, the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, generals, enlisted men, former slaves and others, an idea came to the resident of Arquette Road in Oregon - himself a son of a Korean Conflict veteran – on how to honor veterans of Northwest Ohio.




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