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Businessman Marvin Dabish took the oath of office Wednesday evening to fill the council seat of Oregon Councilman Mike Sheehy.

Sheehy vacated his seat to take the seat of former State Rep. Matt Szollosi.

Oregon Mayor Mike Seferian told The Press that he administered the oath of office to Dabish at 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

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Americans love to celebrate the Fourth of July with family, friends, food and fireworks, but too often alcohol turns the party into a tragedy, making this iconic holiday one of the most deadly days of the year on the nation’s roads.

This Fourth of July, Lucas County is stepping up police presence throughout the region as part of the ongoing “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement crackdown to catch and arrest impaired drivers who put themselves and others at risk.

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Several Distinguished Alumni were recognized at the East Toledo Neighborhood House Reunion held June 18 at the Millbury Firemen’s Hall,

Michael J. Almaguer was born in Toledo, attended Oakdale Elementary and Waite High School, graduating in 1966. One of 10 children in his family, during his childhood, he spent many summer days at the East Toledo Neighborhood House (ETNH), playing games and working in the wood shop.

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The history of the Village of Walbridge predates its actual incorporation in 1913 by more than 70 years when settlers arrived in what was called the Great Black Swamp.

A woman heading the Walbridge Centennial Committee has a long history with the Wood County village. And though Darlene Limmer lives in the nearby City of Rossford, her ties to the village remain strong.

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Did you ever watch a “controlled house burn?”

Most might think it starts with just a pile of straw and a flick of a match. Think again. A few weeks ago, I had the privilege of watching the Northwood Volunteer Fire Department do a controlled burn on a house in Northwood. The purpose was to assist in training new NVFD recruits, as well as those from Lake Township and the Allen-Clay Joint Fire District.

Trainers from these departments as well as from Perrysburg City Fire Department and the Toledo Refinery (old Sun Oil) Safety Department were on hand for the burn.

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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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