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Alvarado’s gig is making custom guitars from scratch

For years, Art Alvarado has been perfecting the craft of making custom electric guitars from scratch. After years of fine-tuning his skills, he’s finally opened a store of his own, where he can not only sell his guitars, but also create them.

“The store is more my workshop, that happens to have a storefront to display my (completed) guitars,” he said.

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New principal making rounds in community

Cheryl Schell relishes these laid-back days as she heads into her first school year as Oak Harbor High School principal.

She’s been making a swing through town at morning coffee events accompanied by Superintendent Guy Parmigian and Treasurer Tim Coffman to get to know community members and hear what’s important at the grassroots level.

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Elmore resident Hunter Gregory now has a greater appreciation of things.

That is because last spring, Gregory went on a mission trip to Africa that saw him make new friends in another continent while enduring challenges not seen in Northwest Ohio.

For two weeks, Gregory, along with his aunt, Sharon, and some of her friends, helped to build a residence hall for an orphanage in Malawi, a country located in southeast Africa.

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A man charged with two counts of attempted burglary of the home owned by State Rep. Chris Redfern has entered an Alford plea to one count in Ottawa County Common Pleas Court.

Under the plea agreement, Alexander Reitzel, 19, Catawba Island Township, withdrew his not guilty plea but doesn’t admit committing the offense.

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Can a road trip through two states be a realistic expectation for an electric auto?

A lot more is possible with an electric car than what many realize, says Oregon resident Michael Hall.

Hall is president of the recently formed Electric Auto Association of Northwest Ohio, founded in January. The EAANO is a local chapter of the national organization named Electric Auto Association. The EAA was formed in 1967 and is now based in Aptos, California.

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