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Scout Camporall

        The Erie Shores Council of the Boy Scouts of America will host a Council-Wide Camporall to celebrate 50 years of summer camp Oct 5-7 at Pioneer Scout Reservation, 07371 County Road S.

        More than 2,500 Cub Scouts, Boy Scouts, Venture Scouts, Sea Scouts and Explorers are planning to attend.

        Scouts will participate in many activities, including shooting sports, handicrafts projects, biking, Scout skills, ecology demonstrations, climbing and much more.

        There will also be static displays from exhibitors from around the area, an opening campfire show, a root beer cantina, and a professional fireworks display to cap off the night.

        The event will be open to the public and media Saturday, Oct. 6 from 2-4 p.m.

        For more info, visit

Seeking veterans

        Elmore American Legion Post 279, one of the longest running posts in Northwest Ohio, is inviting military veterans to join its ranks.

        Anyone who served on active duty in any branch of the military during the following conflicts, and was honorably discharged, is eligible — Gulf War/War on Terrorism (Aug. 2, 1990 to date of cessation), Vietnam War (Feb. 19, 1961 to May 7, 1975), Korean War (June 25, 1950 to Jan. 31, 1955), and World War II (Dec. 7, 1941 to Dec. 31, 1946).

        “We are involved with many special events throughout the year and provide many opportunities for those men and women who would like to strengthen their community participation,” states a release from First Vice Commander Dick Kuhlman.

        Contact Commander Ron Distel at 419-862-2344 or Kuhlman at 419-862-2417.

Rapid Registration

        Terra State Community College will be offering several “Rapid Registration” events to assist students in registering for fall 2018 classes.

        During a “Rapid Registration” appointment, students can register for classes, complete orientation and have any questions answered. Students can schedule an appointment on the following days:

        Thursday, Aug. 2: 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 1-3 p.m.

        Monday, Aug. 6: 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 10-3 p.m.

        Thursday, Aug. 9: 10 a.m.-12 p.m., 1-3 p.m.

        Saturday, Aug. 11, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m.

        Students who do not have an ACT or Accuplacer score already in place are encouraged to schedule testing prior to their “Rapid Registration” session. Students should also plan a few extra minutes to visit financial aid, the cashier’s office and other campus locations to take care of any other college business.

        To reserve a time for “Rapid Registration,” visit


Universal Income

What do you think of presidential candidate Andrew Yang's proposal for a universal basic income of $1,000 per month for every adult?
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