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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.

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.

You won’t find Joe Riley sitting behind a desk wearing a necktie anytime soon.

Riley, a 2011 Clay graduate and Curtice resident, is currently enrolled in high performance motor sports at the University of Northwestern Ohio and is scheduled to graduate next fall.

Riley, who played soccer at Clay, used the two years of auto mechanics he took in high school to earn a scholarship to the Lima, Ohio-based college.

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.

Good things come to those who wait.

And for regular users of the Genoa High School gymnasium, the clock is ticking down on the $1.4 million renovation slated for completion by Dec. 27.

“We are ahead of schedule right now,” Superintendent Dennis Mock said as he walked through the construction area Monday morning.

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