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        Construction of a new Habitat for Humanity home in the Village of Walbridge is set to begin in April 2018.

        Walbridge mayor Ed Kolanko and Mark Ohashi, executive director of the Habitat for Humanity of Wood County, completed the deed transfer last week of a parcel on Guy Street in the village.

        Habitat has announced it will construct a single-family home on the lot.

        The Electric Auto Association of Northwest Ohio will hold its fourth annual National Drive Electric Week Ride-and-Drive event Sept. 9 at the Town Center at Levis Commons, Perrysburg.

        Trevor Johnson, of Port Clinton, has been appointed director of the newly-formed Drug Addiction  Response Team (DART) in Ottawa County.

        James VanEerten, county prosecutor, announced the hiring last month after the prosecutor’s office  cited the need for additional resources to battle the opiate epidemic in Ohio.

        For those who drive down Pickle Road in Oregon, seeing the Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School and Saint Kateri Catholic Academy sign in the schools’ front lawn is a familiar sight.

        However, for a brief period on the morning of Thursday, Aug. 31, the sign was covered with red cloth. School President Father Eric Schild and Principal Kevin Parkins held a press conference on this morning to officially unveil the academy’s name revision: Cardinal Stritch Catholic Academy.

        For Sunshine Communities and St. Jerome Catholic Church, a new home being built in Walbridge is the beginning of a wonderful and fulfilling relationship between the home’s residents and the Walbridge community,

        Ground was broken for the new single-family home near St. Jerome Catholic Church on Tuesday, Aug. 29. According to Robin Erb, vice president of communications for Sunshine Communities, the new home will offer people with intellectual and developmental disabilities new friendships and social connections.

 

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