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Oregon City Council on Monday will consider accepting contracting bids for its Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) project for sewer facilities improvements and flood and drainage facilities.

Council heard details of the bids at a committee of the whole meeting on Sept. 16.

Bids were advertised and opened on Sept. 12.

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“On July 30th, 1916 the largest explosion in New York City history happened. It was not 9/11. That was the deadliest, but the largest was at Black Tom Island. During the Great War the heart of German sabotage in America was in New York City,” author Michael McMaster recently told his audience at Otterbein Portage valley in Pemberville.

“Why have I never heard about this before,” asked an audience member.

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The Village of Genoa and its merchants are hosting a free ice cream social for residents from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday Sept. 22 on the Genoa Town Hall lawn.

The event includes a musical performance by the Genoa American Legion Band. “Bring your lawn chairs and blankets” and settle in for a serenade celebrating the end of summer, said Village Administrator Kevin Gladden.

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Oregon council on Monday will consider approving a land lease agreement with the University of Toledo as part of the Wolf Creek Riparian Corridor restoration and sedimentation pond project that will reduce contaminants to Lake Erie.

As per the agreement, the university will lease a 6.214 acre city-owned parcel on Corduroy Road for the project.

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A resolution approved Monday by the Eastwood school board to apply for active planning status with the Ohio School Facilities Commission is a procedural necessity to maintain the district’s eligibility for state funding, Brent Welker, district superintendent said.

However, the resolution doesn’t reflect the intent of the board or administration to proceed with a construction project, he said.

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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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