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Forty-three people who posted messages on The Press’s Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/pressnewspapers/ expressed their disappointment by the news that The Andersons store in the Woodville Mall will close in February.

Some blamed city officials for not finding a way to keep the store open, while others criticized the public for not supporting local businesses. Many just expressed sadness to hear that the store, which has been located in the mall for 24 years, will close.

Erika Dunbar, of Northwood, 14, moved quickly, even though she was scared.

On Sept. 20, she was outside playing with her best friend, Makala Bowen, on Gardner Ave. when she noticed fire and thick smoke coming from an empty home a few yards down from her yard.

The Lake Township trustees are planning to approve a new health insurance package for township employees at their first meeting in December.

The trustees Tuesday received proposals for employee coverage for next year from Don Douglas, a contracted insurance broker, who recommended the township remain with Medical Mutual.

Voters on Tuesday approved a city charter amendment that will extend a council member’s time in office from two years to four-year, staggered terms.

According to the Lucas County Board of Elections unofficial results, there were 5,127, or 58.39 percent of votes cast in support of the measure, while 3,653, or 41.61 percent, of votes were opposed.

Officers from the Clay Township Police Department are offering to let you deface one of their cruisers – for a price.

From 5 to 7 p.m., Nov. 26, those who bring a new toy, canned goods and non-perishable items to The Pack a Cruiser event at the McDonald’s restaurant on Ohio 51 get a chance to sign the vehicle.

Summer Olympics

Are you watching the Summer Olympics in Rio?
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