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For some  owners of stores formerly located in the now closed Woodville Mall, the sting of last December is still with them. Forced out of their businesses days before Christmas, many are still angry about how they were treated and many are still trying to recoup, regroup and move forward.

Store owners in the mall, were told in December that the mall would be closed for health and safety reasons.

Kurt Tomlinson, pastor of Christ United Methodist Church, 5757 Starr Avenue Extension, is promoting a new program to help troubled youths and adults.Tomlinson is partnering with the National Alliance for Mental Illness, a non-profit agency that provides support, education and advocacy for the mentally ill, Renewed Mind, a non-profit agency that provides professional level services for children with psychiatric and addiction issues, and the Oregon Community and Family Coalition, to promote the new program: Oregon Risky Behaviors Intervention and Teachings (ORBIT).

Parking your car on your front lawn in Genoa may soon be illegal.

The issue re-emerged last week when village council first reviewed the recently revised planning and code book, which the planning commission approved at its Feb. 13 meeting.

For the third time voters in the Woodmore School District will decide whether or not they want to fund a bond levy that would be used to construct a new elementary school building.

If approved Tuesday, the 5.43-mill 37-year bond issue would generate $15.7 million for the local share of the project. The Ohio School Facilities Commission would provide a little more than $7 million for construction costs.

Dealing with the unexpected a part of life

Nature has a tendency to present us with unexpected problems, often with little or no warning.  Earthquakes, floods, hurricanes, blizzards, tornados, and forest fires cause havoc and have a devastating impact on the communities they hit.

There are many areas of the country that are prone to certain natural phenomena.  People living in these areas know if they are flood prone, in tornado alley, have to be concerned about hurricanes, or are likely to be hit by sever snow storms. 

Summer Olympics

Are you watching the Summer Olympics in Rio?
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