The Press Newspaper
The incomplete Washington Street project won’t interfere with plans to bring the Genoa Homecoming back to the local park.
Less than a week and half ago, the section of the main thoroughfare from Fourth to Sixth streets was stripped down to nothing but rocks and chunks of dirt, looking like a big crater in the center of town. By the time fest goers gather Friday, it will be incomplete but passable.
Lt. Commander Vidal Valentin, commanding officer of navy Operational Support Center Toledo, warned local veterans and members of the East Toledo Club to be careful not to “dote” too much on our returning soldiers from Afghanistan for fear of creating another “victim” class.
Valentin made his comments at the 81st annual flag raising and free breakfast provided by the club on Memorial Day to remember the sacrifice of our soldiers. This year’s event was held at the Christ Dunberger Post in Oregon.
The Harbor View Historical Society was to hold a Celebration of Life and Memorial Picnic to honor Dr. Gary L. Cashin on Sunday, June 1 from 1-4 p.m.at the Harbor View Historical Society Museum at 2083 Autokee St in Oregon.
Dr. Cashin, 70, died on February 24, 2014 after a three-year battle with various forms of cancer.
Eighteen-year-old Oregon resident Paul Cox III has a plan — to spend a lifetime studying, working and traveling the Great Lakes.
So far, he has stayed on course.
Mowing season isn’t even in full swing and some village officials are fed up with some property owners’ lack of maintenance responsibility.
“I have just one thing to say to these property owners: “Mow your lawns,” Genoa Village Administrator Kevin Gladden said.