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With a major expansion and renovation set for the drawing board, the Oregon Branch Library wants to hear from patrons on what they want from their local branch.

A public meeting to gather input on an expansion and renovation project that will add 3,000 to 5,000 square feet to the branch on Dustin Road will be held Aug. 12 at 7 p.m.

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When Ed and Lois Wozniak moved to Pemberville in 1966, they were here to stay. The Wozniaks believed Pemberville would be a wonderful place to raise their children.

“It was mostly to get closer to my work, I think, and then the house really took. The (Eastwood) school system was definitely a factor, I think, too,” Ed said. “We like small towns.”

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Pemberville business owners know Peter I. Maxwell, 61, because he spent 30 years as a UPS driver delivering to the Pemberville/Eastwood area.

Maxwell will be grand marshal of the Pemberville Free Fair parade, which begins at 1 p.m. on Saturday, the final day of the fair. The fair runs from August 14-17.

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The Lake Township trustees have decided to hire a new fire chief and to make the position full-time – and do it quickly.

Interim fire chief Mike Hornyak informed the trustees he intends to resign the post in two weeks, saying the demands of his private sector job leave insufficient time for the duties of chief.

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The 39th Annual Birmingham Ethnic Festival will take place on Consaul Street and throughout the Birmingham neighborhood on August 17-18, 2013. The festival will be open from noon to 10 pm on Saturday and from noon until 9 pm on Sunday.

According to Betsy Ujvagi , Birmingham Festival Committee secretary, the festival this year has gone to a two day event in response to requests from vendors and visitors alike.

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