The Press Newspaper
Representatives of the Ohio Public Utilities Commission of Ohio will be in Lake Township Wednesday to determine if a Hanley Road rail crossing meets criteria for installing safety devices such as gates and lights.
Richard Welling, a township trustee, said he plans to meet with the commission representatives at 10:30 a.m. at the crossing, which currently is only marked by cross buck signs.
The crossing, which is operated by CSX Corp., is located between Cummings and Luckey roads.
Welling said the crossing is one of the first in the township to be refurbished by having the “hump” lowered, making it more accessible to farm machinery and other vehicles.
Twelve area high schools recently put their knowledge of tractors to the test during competition in the 18th annual FFA District I Agricultural and Industrial Diagnostics Contest at Owens Community College.
Presented by the College’s Transportation Technologies, the contest involved high school teams, consisting of two students, completing a written examination and five practical skill events to determine their expertise of tractors. As part of the practical skills competition, teams were required to locate, identify and repair a malfunction on a specified tractor donated for the event.
There will be a benefit for Lisa and Brant Bugbee for monies to travel to Washington D.C. for when their son, U.S. Marine Brandon Bugbee, returns to the states. All are welcome to attend.
It will be at BW3 on Navarre Avenue in Oregon from 5 to 9 p.m. on Wednesday night March 2.
However, for anyone unable to attend the benefit, there will be a donation box at Don's Doughnuts on Woodville Road.
According to an e-mail sent to The Press, Brandon Bugbee was shot in Afghanistan about a week ago. He survived and they are bringing him back to Washington D.C. for further medical treatment and recovery.
The Veterans Glass City Skyway is the culmination of hundreds of people — laborers, local citizens, and government officials — making contributions to realize the dream of a drawbridge-free Interstate 280 Maumee River crossing.
The Skyline has been open to Interstate 280 traffic for three years now.
A kinetic sculpture to honor the loss of five tradesmen and recognize those who constructed Toledo’s signature bridge is to be dedicated on April 28. The VGCS tribute committee chose that day because it coincides with National Workers’ Memorial Day.
The gantry truss responsible for construction of the main span collapsed on February 16, 2006. The collapse killed four workers and injured four others. Ironworkers killed were Robert Lipinski Jr., Arden Clark II, Michael Phillips, and Michael Moreau. Local workers injured included Josh Collins of East Toledo and Roger Henneman of Curtice.At around 9:15 a.m. EST on April 19, 2007, carpenter Andrew Burris of Curtice died when the construction platform he was on became detached and fell from the bridge.
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