The Press Newspaper
Every year, almost like magic, a group of volunteers organizes and successfully pulls off the annual Pemberville Free Fair.
And the fact that no admission has been charged for the many decades of the fair is a trick akin to pulling a rabbit out of the hat.
Northwood Mayor Mark Stoner remains a staunch supporter of his plan to have 24/7 Advanced Life Support (ALS) coverage in the city, despite some misgivings on council at a July 7 meeting.
Stoner, who was not at the meeting, told The Press this week that providing round the clock ALS coverage to residents is a priority that the city will be able to afford.
The Genoa school board has a potential buyer for the Brunner Elementary School building but the deal requires rezoning of the school property.
“We have accepted a buyer’s offer but the deal is contingent upon a zoning change,” said Superintendent Dennis Mock Wednesday. “Right now it is zoned R-1 and the buyer would like it rezoned B-1, like for a small business.”
Once again the Lake Township trustees have gone on record opposing a proposal floated by Gov. John Kasich to lease the Ohio Turnpike to a private entity.
The trustees Tuesday unanimously approved a resolution against the leasing of the toll road, saying it could detrimentally affect township businesses in the I-280/turnpike corridor which benefit from the turnpike toll collection system.
A bill that prohibits the director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources from issuing a permit or lease agreement to remove oil or natural gas from Lake Erie has been introduced in the state legislature.
State Representative Nickie Antonio (D – Lakewood) introduced the bill, which supporters say is needed despite a federal ban on drilling in the Great Lakes being in effect.
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