The Press Newspaper

Toledo, Ohio & Lake Erie

The Press Newspaper

The Press Newspaper

If the recent upswing in the development of Ohio’s oil and natural gas fields should make its way to Wood County, the county commissioners want to make sure the areas rural roads will be maintained in the event of heavier than normal traffic.

The commissioners are mailing copies of a letter they received from the state’s departments of transportation and natural resources to local officials that outlines a suggested agreement covering road use and maintenance issues where horizontal drilling projects may affect the infrastructure.

When the Lake school board last month approved cuts in spending of almost $1.2 million, superintendent Jim Witt also announced the administration would be posting a link on the district’s website to address rumors that would inevitably make their way through the community.

It hasn’t taken long for Rumor Central to be up and running.

The East Toledo Family Center created an award on behalf of its first senior director, Nancy Gernheuser, who retired in 1997.

Qualities listed for the Senior Director Award include “being creative, vision, advocacy for others, dedicated to own sense of values, personable, approachable, caring, passionate, and having a true sense of humor,” which are said to exemplify Gernheuser’s qualities.

Kristina Polk won’t pretend to be the lone spokesperson for the Ohio Young Birders Club, but you’ll have to admit she’s a very impressive representative.

Polk, 16, a junior at North Ridgeville High School, joined the OYBC after she attended the Biggest Week in American Birding at Maumee Bay State Park last year. Kim Kaufman, executive director of the Black Swamp Bird Observatory, and BSBO Education Director Ken Keffer introduced Polk to the OYBC.

Oregon City Council tabled a vote on a proposed charter change until July 9 so that it can be placed on the fall ballot.

The charter amendment would allow council to extend their term of office to four years from their present two year terms. The amendment would also stagger the terms so that all seven members would not be up for re-election at the same time.

Pokemon

What do you think of the Pokémon GO craze?
1058932789 [{"id":"129","title":"It's harmless fun","votes":"8","pct":22.86,"type":"x","order":"1","resources":[]},{"id":"130","title":"It puts players in dangerous situations","votes":"11","pct":31.43,"type":"x","order":"2","resources":[]},{"id":"131","title":"It's zombie mind control","votes":"13","pct":37.14,"type":"x","order":"3","resources":[]},{"id":"132","title":"I love it!","votes":"3","pct":8.57,"type":"x","order":"4","resources":[]}] ["#194e84","#3b6b9c","#1f242a","#37414a","#60bb22","#f2babb"] sbar 160 160 /component/communitypolls/vote/51-pokemon No answer selected. Please try again. Thank you for your vote. Answers Votes ...