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The Oregon City Schools District will hold a public forum on Thursday, May 31 at 7 p.m. in the Clay High School Auditorium to get feedback from the community on the results of a community survey that was conducted last year.

The survey results showed that there is “a cloud of distrust and negativity,” between the public and the school system. A significant percentage of survey respondents expressed concerns about the district and how it is being run.

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.

FirstEnergy rate plan questioned

A proposed rate plan submitted by FirstEnergy to the Public Utilities Commission will result in higher than necessary rates for customers, according to the Office of the Ohio Consumers’ Counsel, which has filed testimony with the PUCO in the case.

A public hearing – one of three planned in the state – will be held June 7 in Toledo, offering consumers the chance to offer their input.

The Oregon school board, after voting for raises last year for Superintendent Dr. Mike Zalar and a dozen  administrators at a time when busing for Clay High School students was eliminated, had reasoned that the pay hikes were needed to keep high quality individuals in the district.

The board last August had unanimously approved the raises for 12 administrators, with Zalar getting the biggest amount from $116,964 to $130,221 per year.

With Memorial Day approaching, it's important for Americans to appreciate the immeasurable freedoms we enjoy living in the United States.

Waite High School is doing its part May 24, hosting the 97th Annual Memorial Day Program, “Courage Knows No Color.” The event will feature Dr. Harold Brown, a former member of the Tuskegee Airmen, a squadron in the United States Army that served the country during World War II.

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