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A contractor is scheduled to be in the Village of Woodville this week to inspect a building on Main Street for asbestos – the first step in demolishing the building.

Mayor Richard Harman last week confirmed the village is completing the acquisition of the building and property at 129 Main and said officials have begun discussing plans for the site, including constructing a walk-way between Main and a village-owned parking area that sits behind the building.

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A slate of free movies is just another bit of family fun in the works at Genoa’s Veterans Memorial  Park this summer.

Big Dipper owner Martin Clement offered free movies last year at the rear of the Washington Street building as part of the 10th anniversary of his business. The ice cream parlor property is adjacent to Veterans Park.

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During its April 16 meeting, the Oregon Board of Education recognized seven students who, throughout the school year, individually turned in money they found in a bus, hallways, playground and cafeteria at Jerusalem Elementary School.

Principal Dean Ensey explained that the students, Jayden Auger, Madison Campbell, Katie Clark, Gage Glass, Emma Hansen, Orlo Horsley and Madison Maix, selflessly turned in money they had found.

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A proposed natural gas-fired electric power plant in the City of Oregon received support from those who testified Wednesday during a hearing conducted by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency on the plant’s draft permit for air emissions.

The economic benefits to the region from the $860 million project and the environmental advantages it would provide over facilities that burn coal were mentioned frequently during testimony.

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Northwood City Council is reviewing whether to assess residents to excavate a detention pond at Greenway Estates subdivision near the Woodville Mall to improve drainage in the area.

“A few years ago, we had some flooding problems,” Councilman James Barton, chairman of the Service Committee, said at a meeting on April 25.

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