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Robert Marquette, president of the board of Oregon’s senior center on Bay Shore Road, sought support from the Oregon school board for passage of the 0.5-mill, five year levy on the ballot to fund senior citizen service.

As a member of the pro-levy group “Oregon Citizens Supporting Senior Services,” Marquette emphasized at a recent Oregon school board meeting that the levy revenue would fund the expansion of services available at the current center, the James “Wes” Hancock Senior center, on Bay Shore Road. It would not go toward building a new senior center.

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The Press will co-sponsor two mayoral debates in October, one for the City of Oregon and one for the City of Toledo.

Seferian-Susor
A debate between incumbent Oregon Mayor Mike Seferian and challenger Tom Susor will be held Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium at Mercy St. Charles Hospital. The public is invited.

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Elmore Mayor Lowell Krumnow is in a fight for his life, unexpectedly battling a brain tumor diagnosed earlier this month.

“Yes, he has a brain tumor,” village councilman Rick Claar confirmed. “It kind of came on all of a sudden.”

Council president Matt Damschroder has overseen the past few village council meetings, serving as mayor pro tem.

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About 40 people gathered at Genoa Town Hall last weekend to enjoy the music of the Genoa American Legion Band and enjoy free ice cream courtesy of the village.

“This was our first time doing something like this. We didn’t know what to expect,” Mayor Mark Williams said as he handed out coupons for free ice cream cones at the nearby Genoa Big Dipper.

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EMS levy subject of public meetings

Public meetings to discuss a 4.5-mill, 5-year property tax levy that would fund emergency medical service in Harris Township and the Village of Elmore are scheduled for Oct. 1 and 23 at the fire station, 321 Rice Street.

The meetings are scheduled to start at 7 p.m.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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