The Press Newspaper
Lauri Perkins has been a barber for about 20 years, which is about two decades longer than her mother, Nancy Lohberger, figured would happen.
"When I first wanted to cut hair, my mom said, 'You're too short,' " said the five-foot Perkins, who found a way to overcome her lack of height on the job. “I just stand on my box. Some people pick on me when I stand on my box, but we all take it in good humor."
About 30 people packed into the Harbor View village hall Wednesday to hear the latest offer from FDS Coke Plant, LLC, which wants to build a coking plant about a half mile away.
The company recently offered the village $500,000 over five years if it dropped its appeal before the Environmental Review Appeals Board (ERAC) in opposition of the coke plant, which will be built on land owned by the Port Authority in East Toledo and Oregon.
Buy six and they’ll throw in a nacho machine.
One order of business for the Lake Township trustees at their next meeting will be to set a pay rate for the acting fire chief.
Melanie Bowen, a trustee, said last week she was surprised by the resignation of Fire Chief Eric Larson but expected the board of trustees next month to establish a stipend for Todd Walters, the volunteer fire department’s deputy chief who was appointed acting chief.
Lucas County Clerk of Courts J. Bernie Quilter announced last week that the Oregon auto title branch will close in January 31 due to budget cuts.
The Oregon branch, at 3034 Navarre Avenue, is the only auto title office on the East Side.
The Heatherdowns branch, 4456 Heatherdowns Blvd., will also close at the same time.