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Brothers Ernie and Gene Fodor remember their father, Jerry Fodor, and his orchestra playing in front of huge dancing crowds at The Gypsy Camp Nite Club at 1956 Front Street, Birmingham. The Gypsy Camp was originally named Strick’s Hall when it was built in 1902 and renamed The Playdium in the 1940s.     

Lake Township police executed arrest warrants Monday at the Woodville Road home of two persons indicted for their role in an alleged drug ring operating in northwest Ohio.

Neil Cannon and Jill Cannon were taken into custody at their residence at 1539 Woodville Road in Lake Township.

The Oregon Planning Commission last month approved a variance on a parking lot landscaping buffer for property at 2200 Woodville Road.

The Commission last year had unanimously approved a Special Use Exception (SUE) in a C-2 Commercial District for the property owner, James Duran, who wants to use the site as a storage lot for car dealership vehicles. The Commission had approved the SUE with the Project Review Committee’s recommendation for a landscaping buffer on the lot.

Oregon City Council approved an agreement to purchase a portion of property at 7055 Corduroy Road for $20,000 for the Wolf Creek Riparian Corridor.

The city was awarded a $62,391 Coastal Management Assistance Grant from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources about two years ago to develop a Wolf Creek-Berger Ditch Corridor Restoration Plan and to buy a portion of property along Wolf Creek and improve drainage for the Wolf Creek Watershed.

Some Northwood council members, in the wake of the closing of the Woodville Mall, want the city to establish an economic development position to boost growth.

At a meeting last month, Councilman Dave Gallaher, chairman of the Economic Development Committee, said the city needs to step up and promote economic development.


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