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The Wood County Health Department has been trying to work with the owner of the dilapidated Woodville Mall for months in order to get the 42 year-old structure back into code.

Brad Espen, Wood County director of environmental health, said his department has been trying to work with the owner, Mehran Kohensieh, LLC, of Little Neck, New York, to no avail.

The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) is expected to conduct an Access Management Study on Navarre Avenue (State Route 2) to examine the safety of vehicles pulling out of businesses onto the busy thoroughfare.

“There are a lot of accidents on Navarre between Coy and I-280,” Paul Roman, director of public service, said recently at an Oregon City Council meeting in response to a question by former Councilman Kathy Pollauf about brush obscuring the view of vehicles attempting to pull out of access drives on Navarre.

Advocates are urging state leaders to act on legislation which would help protect gay students from bullying in Ohio's schools.

House Bill 208 would add sexual orientation, gender identity and other enumerated protections to Ohio's anti-bullying law.

Ed Mullen, executive director of Equality Ohio, says a recent videotaped attack of a gay Chillicothe teen in a classroom shows that these incidents are becoming more common.

Five persons, including two East Toledo women, have been arrested on charges of solicitation and promoting prostitution after detectives from the Wood County Sheriff’s Department conducted a vice operation Wednesday at a North Baltimore hotel.

According to the sheriff’s department, charges of solicitation have been filed against three men:

Woodmore-CAGE (Communities Achieving Goals for Extracurricular) unveiled a memorial wall on Friday, Oct. 28 to honor Gary Zajac and the CAGE Kick-Off Club members. The memorial is located in the new stadium entrance building at the high school.

This memorial was donated by Fremont Federal Credit Union and dedicates the new entry building to Zajac, who passed away in May of this past year.


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