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When native east sider Gary Thompson was hired as the executive director of the Oregon Economic Development Foundation in the spring of 2006, the Veterans Glass City Skyway was still under construction.

“We have a great bridge being built,” Thompson said. “It’s going to bring a lot of business to Navarre Avenue, even through it’s been a painful process.”

As volatile as the stock market has been lately, buying opportunities exist for investors who have a long-term outlook and a selective eye, say area financial advisors.

Michael Foster, of Foster Jones Investment Group, Perrysburg, says many of his clients were completely frustrated with Washington in 2008 when they were worried about a collapse of the financial system and how that would affect them.

Grant funds for sewer hook-ups available
About $20,000 in grant funding is still available for qualifying home-owners in the Stony Ridge, Lemoyne, and Troy Township areas where sanitary sewer lines were recently installed by the Northwestern Water and Sewer District.

The grant money is being used to help pay for the construction of lateral lines between homes and the sewer lines.

Tony Packo’s Cafe Chief Operating Officer Rob Horvath says semi-trucks are illegally using Consaul Street in East Toledo’s Birmingham neighborhood.

In a letter obtained by The Press that Horvath wrote to District 3 councilman Mike Craig, the COO stated, “I was about to pull away from Packo’s at 11:40 a.m. today when a semi drove past and was headed east (towards Oregon) on Consaul Street. I decided to follow to see its destination point. Per our discussion in the parking lot yesterday, I suspected that the increase in heavy truck traffic on Consaul was not Toledo bound but rather Oregon bound.

A special enforcement effort to collect past due real estate taxes in Ottawa County has resulted in more than $1.1 million being collected in 18 months.

Mark Mulligan, county prosecutor, and Bob Hille, treasurer, said they’ve concluded the initial phase of their campaign to collect to overdue revenues, which focused on large delinquencies they claim were the result of willful failure to pay.

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