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The wrecking ball is still on hold as officials work feverishly to get paperwork in order for a house demolition grant given to Ottawa County this summer.

“It’s going a little slower than I had hoped, ” said Stephanie Lowe, the director of the Ottawa County Housing Board, on Monday morning, “but it is progressing.”

Re-opening of the Ravine Park pool is a priority for 90 percent of East Toledo’s Garfield neighborhood residents.

Another 83 percent said there is a need for additional youth activities and 57 percent said that existing parks are inadequate. In addition, 44 percent said they would be willing to step up and volunteer for youth programs.

Zimmann repeats call for debate with Latta

There is one issue on which Congressman Robert Latta (R- Bowling Green) and Angela Zimmann, the Democrat from Holland, O. who is challenging him for the 5th District seat, likely agree: the debt of the federal government

“There is too much debt,” Zimmann said during a swing through the eastern portion of the district Tuesday that included a stop at The Press office.  

After meeting Friday in an early-morning emergency session to discuss a ruling by the Ohio Supreme Court, the Sandusky County Board of Elections agreed to authorize a new single ballot with only two county court races.

The ballots will be mailed to voters who have already voted an absentee ballot.

Detectives were able to interview two hospitalized victims of last week’s shooting at the Eastpointe on the Mall subdivision in Lake Township that left three people dead, including a 3-year-old boy.

Mark Hummer, the township police chief, said Thursday detectives had interviewed Janet Brown, 45, 3749 Laketon Terrace,  and Mark McCrory, 39, of the same address, about the shooting.

No results found.