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The Press Newspaper

The Press Newspaper

Walbridge Centennial Committee will hold a Renewal of Wedding Vows event Saturday, June 8 at Grace Bible Baptist Church, 116 E. Union St. (Union at Grove).

The first church in Walbridge was founded in 1869 by some early settlers and was organized in 1887 as Union Church which was incorporated in 1888. The original building was erected in 1889-1890; United Brethren and Universalists worshiped there. The timber came from the land of settlers.

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Walbridge Village Council has filled a vacant seat.

Council members voted during a special meeting Tuesday morning to appoint Lauren LaRoe to the seat vacated by Nathan Eikost, who resigned last month.  Mayor Ed Kolanko then issued the oath of office to LaRoe, who was one of three persons interviewed by council's personnel and human resources committee on May 17.

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Shots rang out in the halls of Genoa schools Monday but teachers didn’t panic. They knew it was going to happen beforehand.

Clay Township Police Department members fired several rounds of blanks during a 30-minute session at an in-service day at the high school, middle school and elementary buildings.

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Oregon will submit an application to the Toledo Metropolitan Area Council of Governments (TMACOG) for funding from the Transportation Alternatives Program for the Oregon bikeway preservation project.

The city is requesting $192,000 for the $240,000 project. The local share is $48,000.

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Northwood Police Sergeant Doug Hubaker wants the city to continue operating automated photo speed and red light enforcement cameras at two intersections for public safety reasons.

Sgt. Hubaker, a 23-year police veteran who has been with Northwood 18 years, Wednesday morning spoke to arguably what may be the cameras’ biggest opponents — business men and women who are members of the Oregon-Northwood Rotary Club. Some fear motorists stay out of Northwood to avoid the cameras.

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