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The Oregon City Schools district, in an effort to save money and improve communication, has recently implemented Power Announcement, an automated communication tool which allows parents to choose how they want to be contacted for various types of district communications. 

Parents can choose to be contacted via text message, e-mail and/or phone (cell or home) for emergency notifications, student bulletins, attendance notifications, school cancellation messages, and general messages.  Power Announcement is tied directly to the PowerSchool parent portal, which can be accessed via the district’s website at http://www.oregoncityschools.org

If voters in Lake Township approve a 1.4-mill replacement levy on the Nov. 6 ballot, the additional revenue will be used to have more police officers on patrol, says Mark Hummer, the township police chief.

His goal is for the department to have a more visible presence, which he hopes will be a deterrent for criminals drifting from the Toledo area to this Wood County suburb.

You won’t find Joe Riley sitting behind a desk wearing a necktie anytime soon.

Riley, a 2011 Clay graduate and Curtice resident, is currently enrolled in high performance motor sports at the University of Northwestern Ohio and is scheduled to graduate next fall.

Riley, who played soccer at Clay, used the two years of auto mechanics he took in high school to earn a scholarship to the Lima, Ohio-based college.

Dick Eppstein, long time president of the Northwest Ohio Better Business Bureau, has seen it all — scams, junk mail, identity theft, and internet schemes.

Eppstein, his family members, and even other employees in the BBB office have been scammed. Eppstein himself noticed a $4,000 charge on his credit card for a purchase he did not make. No one is immune.

Good things come to those who wait.

And for regular users of the Genoa High School gymnasium, the clock is ticking down on the $1.4 million renovation slated for completion by Dec. 27.

“We are ahead of schedule right now,” Superintendent Dennis Mock said as he walked through the construction area Monday morning.

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