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Oregon City Council recently approved a request to allow two men over the age of 35 to take a civil service test in hopes of getting hired in the police department

Council in July considered passing an ordinance that would set the maximum age requirement to 35 for those who want to join the police department, but would grant waivers under certain conditions.

Under the Ohio Revised Code, unless provided by ordinance, the maximum age for a new officer is 35.

You might think Charlie Schroeder is stuck in a time warp.

There’s plenty of evidence to support that view.

The phone number on a dust-covered, home-design book at the Schroeder-Younker Lumber Company reads Ox-3-0525.

A man allegedly responsible for a rash of break-ins, burglaries and vehicle thefts in the northwest part of Oregon was arrested last month at a home in East Toledo.

Jeromy James Butts, 111 S. Summit, Toledo, was bound over to the Lucas County grand jury for allegedly receiving stolen property and forgery, according to the Oregon Municipal Court log.

Dick Eppstein, Northwest Ohio Better Business Bureau president, says the biggest scam right now affecting senior citizens is the “Grandma Scam.”

Eppstein, in a talk to East Toledo Club luncheon guests, said it’s actually a worldwide scam. In Japan it’s called, ‘It’s me, it’s me.’

What would an observance of the Halloween season in Elmore be without tales of the headless motorcyclist and a race of motorized caskets?

The Elmore Chamber of Commerce will host the 8th Annual Tombstone Derby Oct. 27 at Depot Park in the village.

The power of imagination will be in full force.

Summer Olympics

Are you watching the Summer Olympics in Rio?
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