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The Lake Township trustees are taking the initial step needed to have severely blighted structures removed from locations on Drouillard Road and East Broadway.

The trustees on Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution requesting the Wood County building inspector and health department to inspect one structure at 29577 East Broadway and two adjacent structures at 30854 and 30848 Drouillard.

Al Thompson left Northwest Ohio on August 17 on a bicycle ride around the perimeter of the United States in an effort to raise funds for Habitat for Humanity and Save the Children.

Here is an excerpt from his blog, which you can follow by going to presspublications.com and clicking the icon in the upper right corner.


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When Indianapolis graphic designer Scott Arvin designed the cover for The Biggest Week in American Birding’s Visitors’ Guide, he chose to call the nine-day event “Warblerstock.”509BirdPlate

For those too young to remember, Warblerstock is a reference to Woodstock — a legendary rock music festival attracting an audience of 400,000 people over four days on a dairy farm in New York state from August 15-18, 1969.

The superintendent of the Oregon City Schools District said last week that he and School Board President Carol Molnar will honor a pledge to use revenue from a 3.95-mill levy passed last November for local Career Technical programs and extra-curricular activities.

Superintendent Hal Gregory specifically noted in a recent email to The Press that the funds would not be “available for employee raises.”

“On behalf of Mrs. Carol-Ann Molnar, school board president, and myself, and, as the representatives of OCS [Oregon City Schools] who publicly committed to using the recently approved 3.95-mill levy proceeds exclusively for maintaining local Career Technical programs and extra-curricular programs, we remain committed to that promise,” stated Gregory.

After a successful presentation of the musical “Hello Dolly,” the director of the Woodmore Drama Club says it’s time for the school district to begin planning for a performing arts center.

The club staged the musical March 17-20 in the cafetorium of the new PreK-8 building in Woodville, drawing mostly sellout crowds, according to Marcia Busdeker, who praised administrators and staff members for accommodating the production team and cast as they held auditions and rehearsals in different district buildings to, in turn, accommodate the practice schedules of athletic teams, cheerleading squads and other groups.

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