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Cheryl Cuprys prides herself on keeping a cool head in the face of adversity and challenges.

When the Oregon woman received the diagnosis that her breast cancer – which she had battled successfully some 23 years ago – had returned, she steeled her resolve to weather the surgeries and treatment she would need to survive. She was also determined to lead as normal a life as possible throughout it all – and that included keeping her full head of hair.

Lake advisory council needs members
The Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Office of Coastal Management has announced it is accepting applications for vacancies on the Coastal Resources Advisory Council.

The council consists of 19 members ranging in background from engineers, developers, realtors, researchers, conservationists, shoreline property owners, dive enthusiasts, public officials and others with an interest in Lake Erie. The mission is to advise the director of ODNR on the Ohio Coastal Management Program and encourage the wise use of Lake Erie’s coastal resources.

A plan to possibly route a bike trail along the front yards of Ohio 163 properties in Genoa is running into resistance.

Brady Huston, a resident of Ohio 163, attended a recent Genoa Village Council meeting to express concern about the proposed route, according to council minutes. She said she felt property owners were not being informed.

Income tax revenue is up, but money the City of Toledo gets from the state local government fund, estate tax, and tangible personal property tax is down or disappeared entirely.

That means the city’s estimated tax receipts for 2012 and 2013 are down. Meanwhile, East Toledo residents say they are seeing their streets, neighborhoods, and infrastructure crumble around them.

The Ottawa County Fair Board has voted to continue harness racing at the 2012 fair but plans to schedule it for only one day.

Seventeen members of the board present at the Dec. 20 meeting voted unanimously to continue the harness racing program, said Jon Overmyer, board treasurer.

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