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Thousands gather at Camp Perry for national rifle matches
Written by Stephanie Szozda   
Thursday, 11 July 2013 15:11

Marksmanship skills are tested each year when thousands gather at Camp Perry in Port Clinton for the National Rifle and Pistol matches.

The Civilian Marksmanship Program in conjunction with the National Rifle Association and the Ohio National Guard hold the competition each year as part of a marksmanship tradition that dates back more than 100 years. The competition has over 6,000 participates annually. Participates range from beginners to the world’s best and they come from all over the U.S. to compete.

Press wins
Written by Press Staff Writer   
Thursday, 11 July 2013 15:10

The Press News Editor Kelly J. Kaczala and investigative reporter Melissa Burden won a second place award in The Press Club of Cleveland’s 2013 Excellence in Journalism awards.

Kaczala and Burden won in the non-daily public service category for their story “Levy revenue would go toward salaries, programs,” that appeared in The Press before last November’s election. The story questioned the wisdom of six local public bodies asking voters to pass new levies on the ballot at a time when local government wages had been outpacing private sector income in Lucas County, and the median household income, population, number of businesses and per capital income had all been dropping in the last four years.

Northwood - Association fees for detention ponds could end
Written by Kelly Kaczala   
Thursday, 11 July 2013 15:05

Northwood City council is looking at eliminating homeowner association fees or assessments that have funded detention ponds and other drainage projects over the years.

The issue came up at a council meeting on July 2 when council continued to debate whether the city should assess residents to excavate a detention pond at the Greenway Estates subdivision near the Woodville Mall to improve drainage in the area.

The area had flooding problems a few years ago.

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