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The Oregon school board chose two finalists from a list of three candidates for the superintendent’s position. The school board will choose one of them as the new superintendent at a school board meeting on Thursday, June 27.

The board originally received nine resumes for the post and selected three candidates for interviews before narrowing the list to just two – Dr. Lonny J. Rivera, of Oregon, and Dr. Deborah A. Piotrowski, of Xenia, Ohio.

Ziviski said the candidates “met most of the criteria as identified from our community forum.”

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Clay turbine meets 100 percent of energy demand

Since the electrical connection on October 20, 2012, the PW 56 wind turbine at Clay High School has been generating as much energy as the campus uses.

According to a school press release, the district has saved $43,343 from the Clay turbine and two turbines at Eisenhower Middle School.

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Improvements planned for Camp Perry

Work will begin by the end of this month on a $2.9 million improvement project at Camp Perry, including replacing World War II-era Quonset huts and upgrade storm drainage systems and installing new sidewalks.

Completion is scheduled for December, said U.S. Representative Marcy Kaptur, who serves on the defense sub-committee of the House Appropriations Committee.

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        Four persons were injured - one fatally – in a two-vehicle crash Thursday night near the intersection of State Route 420 and Libbey   Road in LakeTownship.

        According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred around 8:35 p.m. when a car driven by Ronald Moore, 61, of Des   Moines, Iowa, was southbound on Route 420 and he attempted to turn left on Libbey when it was struck by a vehicle driven by Albert Zablocki, 53, Northwood, who was northbound on Route 420.

        Moore’s Buick Century went off the left side of the road and his wife, Linda, who was sitting in the right front seat, was trapped and had to be freed by township fire and emergency medical service personnel.

        Troopers said the Moores were transported to Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center and Mrs. Moore was later pronounced dead by the Lucas County Coroner's office.

        Zablocki and Angela Zablocki, 53, of Northwood, and Alicia Zablocki, 11, Toledo, were taken to Bay Park Hospital for minor injuries.

        The crash remains under investigation.

       

Toledo’s District 3 city councilman and councilman and mayoral candidate Joe McNamara discussed outrage at the Mayor Michael Bell administration for the city’s demolition of the Ravine Park pool.

Craig said he found out about the demolition, which was already underway, on Wednesday from photos posted on the East Toledo Historical Society’s Facebook page. East Toledo officials believe the razing began last Monday.

“There are walls down, there are pieces of cement literally down and it’s just the pool part of it right now. They are going to work their way up to the rest, I imagine,” said Jodi Gross, East Toledo Family Center community builder and spokesperson for One Voice for East Toledo.

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Ebola outbreak

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