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Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School math teacher Thom Ziems is pumped up.

The 27-year-old still teaches calculus, but he is now also coordinator of the school’s new STEMM curriculum for science, technology, engineering, math, and medicine. He is teaching a new pre-engineering course, and he is working on his master’s from the University of Dayton.

A trio of townships in Ottawa County’s west end has pooled efforts to get funding to fix two key roads.

Allen, Benton and Carroll townships have pitched in to improve portions of Martin-Williston Road and Opfer-Lentz Road north of Ohio 579.

Oregon City Council on Monday will consider an application to the Ohio Public Works Commission (OPWC) for financial assistance from the State Capital Improvements Fund and the Local Transportation Improvement Program Fund for improvements to the wastewater treatment plant at 1570 Dupont Road.

Northwood City Council at a meeting on Sept. 27 agreed to write a letter to officials at FedEx Freight, Inc., to ask if local contractors could be hired as part of the company’s expansion project.

Several local building contractors, prior to council’s decision, showed up at the meeting to complain that FedEx Freight, Inc., is using out of town contractors to build the 135,000-square-foot facility in Northwood.

A permanent improvement levy will be up for renewal on the Nov. 6 ballot in the Woodmore School District - but at a lower millage amount than when originally approved.

Voters will decide a 3-mill, 5-year issue that, if passed, will generate about $425,000 annually, said Kevin Slates, district treasurer.

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