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 Rayz Café in Genoa is hosting a promotion for the F#CK Heroin Foundation March 23 from 7-8 p.m.

 Gregg Cook, GOAT from the truTV show Full Throttle Saloon, will be providing entertainment for the evening and Genoa mayor Ken Harsanje, Walbridge mayor Ed Kolanko, Port Clinton mayor Hugh Wheeler, Jr. and Genoa police chief Bradley Weis are also attending to promote the foundation.  

Jeff Germano, who’s organizing the event, said plans for the Sandusky Ohio Bike Week are also being completed and will include a fundraiser for the foundation.

 More information about the foundation is available at its website. The phone number is 419-971-KICK.

 Rayz Café is located at 608 Main Street.

The Oregon Planning Commission has granted a conditional use for the development of a senior residential complex on three parcels on Munding Drive.
The development backs up to I-280 to the south, according to James Gilmore, commissioner of building and zoning. The site is adjacent to the Orchard Villa nursing home.
 
The zoning on the parcel is C-2 General Commercial to the west, and R-3 multifamily on two parcels to the east. The C-2 zoned portion requires a conditional use for multi-family use.

 Contaminated material removed from the former Brush Beryllium site near Luckey will be disposed of at the Waste Management Evergreen Landfill in Northwood and the U.S. Ecology Landfill in Wayne, Mich., the Army Corps of Engineers says in its March newsletter about the remedial project.

 The material will be trucked south from the site on Luckey Road, west on Middleton Pike Road and then north on Interstate 75, according to the Corps of Engineers.

Oregon City Council approved an agreement with Volunteer Energy to be the city’s natural gas aggregation supplier for two years beginning in April.The agreement was negotiated by the Northwest Ohio Aggregation Coalition (NOAC), of which Oregon is a member.
 
NOAC, formed in 2003, is an aggregation of governments that negotiate electric and gas purchases to save consumers costs on their utility bills. Since 2003, NOC has saved residents and small businesses in the aggregation millions of dollars in their natural gas bills.

 A state law that amends jurisdictional rights of law enforcement agencies for patrolling highways is set to go in effect next month and that makes Mark Hummer, the police chief in Lake Township, more than a little nervous – and frustrated.

 When the new law becomes effective, it will eliminate provisions in the Ohio Revised Code that prohibit township police officers from making traffic arrests on highways and state roadways that are classified as part of the national highway system – with the exception of interstate highways; they remain out of the jurisdiction of officers in smaller townships.

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