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Oregon City Administrator Michael J. Beazley says Lucas County sales tax revenue is up seven percent and Oregon’s income tax revenue collections are up five percent from last year.

Beazley says that demonstrates that the local economy is showing signs of recovery, but still has a ways to go to meet levels from just a few years back.

Forfeited property may become a park
Lake Township trustees have filed a request with the Wood County prosecutor’s office to file a court motion to have forfeited property along Moline-Martin Road deeded to the township.

The trustees met recently to discuss whether or not to assume ownership of the property, which is being offered to the township.

Despite a campaign that was briefly interrupted by an anonymous flier that detailed a criminal past, P.J. Kapfhammer continued to hammer away at what he saw as a superintendent and school board out of touch with the public in the Oregon City Schools District. On Tuesday, the public agreed with Kapfhammer and made him the top vote getter among three candidates vying for two school board seats.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol has been focusing on impaired driving enforcement this year, hoping to build on a trend of declining fatalities.

Through October of this year, fatalities caused by vehicle crashes in the state are down nine percent compared to last year – 824 deaths so far this year and 902 in 2010.

Rick Henning built the barn and they came.

Hundreds of kids in the last 14 years. Boys and girls. They came to home their timing in the batting cage. They came for instructions from famous coaches like Amy Kyler, a former professional softball player and renown pitching coach. They came, in short, to get the edge.

Drones

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