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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.

Ten businesses and organizations have been named finalists in the 19th Annual Prism Awards, a local initiative to honor excellence.

The ten, as well as the other nominees, will be honored at a banquet Wednesday, 6:00 pm at Sunrise Park & Banquet Center in Millbury. Chrys Peterson, news anchor for WTOL-Channel 11, will be the Master of Ceremonies.

A coalition of biologists from universities, government, and conservation groups renewed its call for additional study of the flight patterns of migratory birds along the Lake Erie shoreline before wind energy development is pursued.

The Black Swamp Bird Observatory hosted a meeting last month to provide researchers a forum to update their peers on projects they’ve undertaken in the Great Lakes region.

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