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Mercy pulls permit for $8.6 million, 90-bed addition

Given the recent cutbacks and employee buy-outs from Northwest Ohio’s two major healthcare institutions, our region is getting an unexpected dose of good news from Mercy St. Charles. Danis, a nationally-known healthcare construction company, has pulled a building permit for an $8.6 million expansion of the hospital, according to Jim Gilmore, commissioner of the City of Oregon’s Building and Zoning Inspection Department.

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Matthew Tylicki has led quite a life since he graduated from Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School. In fact, Tylicki did more things in a 20 year span than most people get to do in a lifetime.

The 1986 graduate has been all over the world, spending time in the Mediterranean, Latin America, Europe, Asia and various places in the United States; even living on the island of Sicily for two years. And though he currently does advanced work for Lockheed Martin– one of the leading companies in the technology world – many people gravitate toward the fact he has worked for the White House Military Office, supporting the Office of the President of the United States for multiple years.

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Oregon Council recently approved the appointment of Melissa M. Purpura to be the city’s new prosecutor and law director.

Purpura, of Perrysburg Township, was one of four finalists interviewed by Mayor Mike Seferian, City Administrator Mike Beazley, and councilmen Jerry Peach, Jim Seaman and Council President Dennis Walendzak.

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Next August, district to provide laptops to Clay students

Oregon City Schools’ five-year technology plan includes a focus on wireless, technical support, professional development, textbook adoptions, and other new provisions for all buildings.

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The Black Swamp Conservancy, which has been allocated $564,320 to purchase agricultural easements through the state’s Clean Ohio Fund, will hold an informational meeting Jan. 20 to discuss farmland preservation.

The meeting will be held at the W.W. Knight Preserve, 29530 White Rd., Perrysburg.

The Local Agricultural Easement Purchase Program provides funding for the purchase of easements to preserve Ohio farmland. An easement allows a landowner to retain ownership and management of the land while ensuring the property is used primarily for agriculture in perpetuity.

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$15 Hourly wage

The "Fight for $15" campaign proposes a $15/hour wage for fast food workers. Do you agree?
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