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Library open house

The Stony Ridge Branch Library will host an open house Aug. 25 from 5-8 p.m.

 

The library recently completed a construction and remodeling project, including the addition of a new meeting room and handicapped accessible restrooms. The library interior was also renovated.

 

The Pemberville Public Library and Luckey branch are also included in the renovation project.

 

Owens Community College will welcome students for fall semester Aug. 18.

Owens has expanded academic curriculum including offering a public relations and advertising transfer, international studies transfer, journalism transfer, organizational leadership and medical office support, among others.

The college is also continuing to expand the popular eOwens distance learning education by introducing additional academic courses online.

Do you ever wonder if the Toledo area is ready to handle a natural disaster? Well, the Ohio National Guard is going to put itself and local first responders to the test.  The Guard’s Joint Task Force will conduct a Fully Operational Capability exercise at Owens Community College’s Center for Emergency Preparedness in Perrysburg Township Aug 11-15.

The exercise will involve more than 300 Ohio National Guard personnel and many local first responders and role players. Units participating are based in Columbus, Kettering, Middletown, Chillicothe and Toledo. These men and women will be put in an exercise which is based on a scenario of a natural disaster striking the Toledo area.

 

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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