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Five businesses, including three from Oregon, were honored with awards at the 19th Annual Prism Awards, held Wednesday night at Sunrise Park and Banquet Center in Millbury.
The Oregon businesses were East Point Physical Therapy, which won the General Excellence Award; Jeffers Crane Service won the Pioneer Award; and Simply Green Lawn Service won the Horizon Award.

Probably the youngest winner in Prism Award history appeared on the stage Wednesday night.
Erek “EcoErek” Hansen, an 11-year-old Jerusalem Township resident, was honored by the judges for his role in recycling everything from denim to shoes, to, you name it.

For the second time in two months members of Walbridge Village Council have not excused the absence of Mayor Dan Wilczynski from their meetings.

A motion to excuse the mayor, who was out of town on a business trip, from Wednesday’s meeting didn’t pass as it drew the support of only 3 councilmembers and was opposed by 3 members.

Meetings between Woodmore School District administrators and the Ohio School Facilities Commission and the district’s architect are scheduled for this week to prepare for the construction of a new elementary school.

Superintendent John Fernbaugh said a meeting is scheduled with the OSFC Monday at 1 p.m. and with the architect on Tuesday.

Spring fever is ushering in a surge in cell phone abuse at Genoa Middle School.

School Assistant Principal Mike Vicars, on the school website and in letters sent home, reminded parents and students alike that cell phones must be kept in lockers during the course of the school day.  The warning comes as school officials have seen a dramatic rise in cell phone and Ipod use in hallways in the classrooms of late.


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