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        Imagine being deployed on the other side of the world away from your family and friends.

        That's the reality facing local residents who are currently serving in the armed forces and are stationed in the Middle East.

        A member of that group is Jerry Britt, the co-owner of Oak Harbor’s XakBee Electronics, who is currently stationed in Kuwait with the Ohio National Guard 371st Sustainment Brigade, which is based in Springfield, Ohio. Britt's business partner, Paul Stricker, an Oak Harbor resident, is sending out a care package to Britt and his unit and is seeking donations from the community.

         An opioid epidemic community forum is planned for Thursday, Oct. 26 in the auditorium of the Northwood Schools Arts, Athletics and Administration Building (the old high school), 500 Lemoyne Rd.

        The forum consists of a panel discussion that includes emergency care teams from Bay Park and Flower hospitals, a speaker from Team Recovery, which is in the process of opening up seven recovery centers, Oregon EMS first responders, and family members who have lost loved ones to opioid addiction, and a detective from Lake Township. Doors open at 6 p.m., with the panel discussion starting at 6:30 p.m. and ends at 8 p.m.

        Over 300 people attended Oregon’s first farmers market on Monday, Oct. 2, in the parking lot of Pat Catan’s on Navarre Avenue.

        “We were pleasantly surprised that that many people came out,” said City Administrator Mike Beazley. “It was a fun and successful event.”

        The event was sponsored by the Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce and the City of Oregon.

 

gun control

Should the U.S. tighten gun control laws in the wake of the mass shootings in Las Vegas?
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