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The Oregon Police Department received significantly less grant money from the Ohio Attorney General’s 2012-2013 Drug Use Prevention Grant this year than in previous years.

This year, the department received a paltry $5,162.66.

As the Genoa Future Farmers of America Farmer’s Market opened for business Tuesday, vendor Aliza Greenberg of Toledo expressed confidence.

“It will grow. It will,” she said as she spread a selection of fine, homemade jewelry across a table fronting Main Street at the Genoa Town Hall. A cool breeze blew across the lawn welcomed by sunshine and mild spring temperatures in the high 60s.

Eight fairways at Sugar Creek Golf Course in Elmore cross the creek and George Rodawalt, who operates the course with his wife, Sandy, and their sons, considers the creek a natural asset to the family business.

But creek has presented a challenge to the Rodawalts the past two years as flooding problems have forced them to excavate part of the course.

The Waite Alumni Association is celebrating the raising of $138,000 to restore its auditorium. On May 22, the alumni were presented a check to the board of education.

Restoration of the theater’s seats are still being sold at $200 apiece, which covers the price of a new rehabbed chair. The goal of alumni association is to raise $150,000.

A glut of kittens and cats at the Toledo Area Humane Society this spring has prompted the shelter to reduce its adoption fees for the felines to just $5 on Fridays until June 29.

The flood of cats and kittens has filled up limited space at the shelter, according John Dinon, executive director of the Humane Society.

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