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        A 77-year-old man who allegedly discharged a firearm from his home on Saturday, Sept. 30,  in a standoff with police for over two hours was charged in Oregon Municipal Court last Monday.

        Robert Stinehart was charged with firing a firearm while intoxicated and discharging a firearm into an occupied habitat.

        Stinehart allegedly barricaded himself in his home on Bonnie Doone Dr.  when police arrived. A standoff with police lasted over two hours.    

        Oregon City Council will hold public hearings on two zoning applications on Oct. 23 at 8 p.m. in council chambers.

        Council will review an application for a Special Use in an R-1 Low Density Residential District for the purpose of operating a bed and breakfast in an existing residential built-up property at 5024 Seaman Road. The applicant is Derrick Jaegle.

        The second hearing is for a Special Use in an A-1 Agricultural Zoning District for the purpose of commercial vehicle and trailer parking on 1010 North Wynn Road. The applicant is Clarence Brooks Jr., of Asphalt Materials, Inc., for owner Robert McDonald.

        The Oregon Republican Club is sponsoring a forum for candidates vying for seats on the Jerusalem Township Board of Trustees in the November election.

        The forum will be held Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. at the Christ Dunberger American Legion Post, 4925 Pickle Rd., Oregon.

        Four candidates are running for two open seats: Beau Miller, Lyon Road; David Bench, Jerusalem Road; Julie VanNest, Lagoon Drive, and Ronald Sheahan, Brown Road.

       The board of trustees of the Harris-Elmore Public Library may decide at its Oct. 9 meeting if it will proceed with plans for renovating the library building.

        Amy Laity, library director, said board members met last week with a Columbus-based architect to discuss the project.

        A disposal facility in Michigan has been authorized to receive waste from the former Brush Berylium plant site near the Village of Luckey, but a decision on whether the Waste Management Evergreen facility in Northwood will be used for disposing material is pending.

 

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