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Tireman Auto Service Centers will be following the lead of its former owner, The Andersons, Inc., by leaving its Woodville Mall location by next year, The Press has learned.

According to Randy Jones, president and CEO of Tireman, the Toledo-based company decided that the deteriorating conditions of the mall coupled with the crumbling condition of the parking lot no longer fit in with the company’s image.

Oregon City Council last week approved a special use permit for Verizon Wireless to build a cell phone tower on city property behind the water treatment plant at 951 North Curtice Road.

The company had originally wanted to locate the tower on city owned property on Cedar Point Road, but its request for a setback variance by the Oregon Board of Zoning Appeals was denied this year.

The BP Husky Toledo refinery has submitted an application to modify its air pollution permit to voluntarily reduce its sulfur dioxide (SO2) emission limits on several process heaters and other emission units at the refinery.

Ohio EPA and Toledo Division of Environmental Services will hold a public information session and hearing on Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, to explain the draft permit modification and accept public comments. The meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at the Lake Erie Center, 6200 Bayshore Road, Oregon.

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Despite attempts by Northwood officials to keep The Andersons from closing its store in the Woodville Mall, the company could no longer tolerate staying in the deteriorating facility, where it has been located since September 1988.

On Monday, Dan Anderson, president of The Andersons Retail Group, announced what many have dreaded since the Wood County Health Department shut down the mall last year and sent most of the shops looking for another location: The Andersons will close its store by the end of February.

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