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Local boaters take on identities of actual sailors

Perrysburg Township residents Jerry Reitzel and his wife Jerri Lynn are going to get the spoils of war.

The couple have volunteered to enlist as American crew members during the September 2 reenactment of the Battle of Lake Erie as the bicentennial of the War of 1812 is celebrated.

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Citizen’s police academy has openings
The Wood County Sheriff's Department says it has six seats available for the Citizen's Police Academy, which will be held Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. beginning Sept 12.

The academy will run through Nov. 14 and the sessions will be held at the sheriff’s department in Bowling Green.

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Oregon City Council on Monday will consider approving an agreement to transfer property on Pickle Road and Starr Avenue for flood and drainage and sewer facilities improvements.

The city is expected to enter into an agreement for the acceptance of permanent storm sewer easements from three property owners for the Flood & Drainage and Sewer Facilities Improvements project. R.P. Doerr, 2300 Starr Avenue, Lawrence E. & Cecile E. Gladieux, 2669 Pickle Road, and Peter L. Huth, 2651 Pickle Road, have agreed to donate the easements for drainage improvements, which will include a new storm sewer and catch basins.

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A new display titled, “The Cannons that Changed America” — which showcases what U.S. and British naval forces used in The Battle of Lake Erie — has been unveiled at the Harbor View Historical Society Museum and will remain on display through the end of October, said Samuel J. Bonifas, historical society president.

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Oregon plans to apply for a loan from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) to help pay for improvements to the wastewater treatment plant.

Oregon’s OEPA National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit requires the city to increase secondary treatment capacity of the wastewater treatment plant from 24 MGD to 36 MGD in two phases over a five year period.

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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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