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The Oregon Planning Commission recently approved a Conditional Use Permit for the Harbor View Historical Society after the organization acquired more property.
The commission had granted a Conditional Use Permit in an R-2 Medium Density Residential District to the historical society at 2083 Autokee Street in 2010 for the operation of a museum with the stipulation that it be reviewed after three years of operation, according to Jim Gilmore, commissioner of building and zoning.
Oregon Council on Monday approved a zoning change request on Navarre Avenue following the continuation of a public hearing due to opposition from some residents living near the property.
Noel Graham, on behalf of property owner Donna J. Graham, applied for the zoning change to C-2 Commercial from R-1 Low Density Residential at 5464 Navarre Avenue.
The Ohio Supreme Court has ruled that a public policy organization, a state senator and a former state representative lack standing to challenge the constitutionality of JobsOhio, a non-profit economic development corporation established by the state.
The court, in a 5-2 decision Tuesday, held that ProgressOhio.org, Sen. Michael Skindell and former representative Dennis Murray were not the proper parties under the public-right doctrine to bring a lawsuit against the JobsOhio legislation.
An application for Community Development Block Grant funding that includes a request for $59,100 for improvements to the senior center in the Village of Genoa has been authorized by the Ottawa County commissioners.
The commissioners Tuesday authorized a total of $97,000 in funding requests that will be submitted to the Ohio Development Services Agency for final approval.
Seventy-seven-year-old dance instructor Shirley Brewer has been teaching others how to twirl a baton and dance their way to New York City for most of her life.
She has been a prominent dancer and choreographer in one form or another nearly all her life — starting with her first lessons at age 8.