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        Trevor Johnson, of Port Clinton, has been appointed director of the newly-formed Drug Addiction  Response Team (DART) in Ottawa County.

        James VanEerten, county prosecutor, announced the hiring last month after the prosecutor’s office  cited the need for additional resources to battle the opiate epidemic in Ohio.

        For those who drive down Pickle Road in Oregon, seeing the Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School and Saint Kateri Catholic Academy sign in the schools’ front lawn is a familiar sight.

        However, for a brief period on the morning of Thursday, Aug. 31, the sign was covered with red cloth. School President Father Eric Schild and Principal Kevin Parkins held a press conference on this morning to officially unveil the academy’s name revision: Cardinal Stritch Catholic Academy.

        For Sunshine Communities and St. Jerome Catholic Church, a new home being built in Walbridge is the beginning of a wonderful and fulfilling relationship between the home’s residents and the Walbridge community,

        Ground was broken for the new single-family home near St. Jerome Catholic Church on Tuesday, Aug. 29. According to Robin Erb, vice president of communications for Sunshine Communities, the new home will offer people with intellectual and developmental disabilities new friendships and social connections.

Pearson Metropark in Oregon will host a Waterfowl Festival Sunday, September 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., with hunting dog demonstrations, decoy carving and a variety of other outdoor activities for the whole family.

All activities will be around Pearson Lakes, with parking throughout the park.

        Fourteen years ago, planning began for a new Northwood school building. Planning for the new school began in 2003 with then-Superintendent Ron Matter, now the superintendent at the Penta Career Center.

        On Tuesday, the new pre-kindergarten through grade 12 school building will open for business. Current Superintendent Greg Clark says this signals the end to a long, enduring and gradual process that has seen the fruits of numerous people's labors rewarded.

 
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