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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.
Northwood and Oregon responded quickly to the demands caused by heavy snowfall and subzero temperatures and wind chills last week.
Northwood’s four snowplows had not stopped until the main roads and side streets had been cleared, said City Administrator Bob Anderson Wednesday evening.
Northwood is looking at installing street lights at Wales and Drouillard roads to improve safety at the intersection.
“We’ve had a couple of accidents there,” Administrator Bob Anderson said at a recent council meeting. “We want to make it as safe as possible.”
The city has received cost estimates to install the lights, he said.
Army Pvt. Jon W. B. Hooks has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
The son of Jon Hooks, of Curtice, he is a 2008 graduate of Clay High School.
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