The Press Newspaper
Oregon will schedule public meetings this summer to gage public input on the functions and location of a senior center.
Council President Dennis Walendzak said the city will schedule public meetings once the city has substantive proposals to discuss. Walendzak spoke in response to a letter submitted by residents who raised concerns about whether city officials were adequately addressing the needs of seniors.
Sam Ellithorpe kept a steady watch on the two-shelf metal cart at the Genoa Future Farmers of America plant auction.
The Genoa High School sophomore was waiting for the auctioneer to swing by the station to sell off the cart. But this wasn’t just any cart. This was his cart. He made it in class for the sale but really didn’t want to give it up.
“His grandpa had his eye on it too. I said, ‘You’re not really going to bid against your grandson are you?’” Sam’s mother Gwen Ellithorpe chuckled. Nope, Sam snatched up the cart for $55.
A civil lawsuit filed by a Lake Township man against the township police chief and Wood County prosecutor has been postponed by court order.
The Wood County Common Pleas Court issued the order May 8 to stop the case so another case involving the man, Dan Prewitt, Pemberville Road, can proceed.
Officials in the Village of Oak Harbor hope an engineering study underway will detect leaks and offer ways to plug its hemorrhaging water line system.
At present, the Oak Harbor water distribution system has a whopping 42 percent water loss rate, according to the estimates of Interim Village Administrator Randy Genzman.
“We eat a lot of those costs,” he noted.