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Pillowcases for Sandy Hook

Linda Peiffer of Port Clinton heads up the Northwest Ohio Chapter of ConKerr Cancer. The group makes pillowcases for children in the Oncology Department at Toledo’s Children's and Mercy Children’s Hospitals. The Chapter responded to a plea from the national office of ConKerr Cancer to send pillowcases to Quilters Corner…
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Danbury Trustees plan fundraising dinner for Newtown

The Danbury Township Trustees, with the assistance of Ken Kostal, will hold a fundraising dinner at Big Bopper’s Restaurant, 7581 East Harbor Road, on Thursday, Feb. 21, from 4 until 8 p.m. Kostal offered to host the dinner to raise funds for the purchase of 26 memorial trees to be…
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Congressman Latta Sworn in to 113th Congress

Congressman Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) was sworn in to the 113th Congress on Thursday, Jan. 3, at noon by House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH). Following the official oath of office, Speaker Boehner conducted a ceremonial swearing-in, where he joined Congressman Latta and his family for a photo opportunity. In the…
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Gardner sworn in

Senator Randy Gardner was sworn in Monday to begin his new term as state senator for the 2nd Ohio District, which includes Erie, Ottawa, Lucas, Fulton and Wood counties. Gardner was administered the oath of office by Justice Sharon Kennedy of the Ohio Supreme Court.
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Red Cross offers disaster volunteer courses

American Red Cross locations throughout the area are recruiting new volunteers to join the Disaster Action Team (DAT) and assist clients throughout our area. Natural disasters such as winter storms, floods, and home fires increase the organization’s need for trained and prepared volunteers. DAT volunteers are a vital piece of…
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From the Bench for Jan 24

I promised to tell you more about the Ottawa County Court of Common Pleas on a regular basis. Our last article gave an overview of what we do, now perhaps I’ll delve into the specifics of how criminal cases come to us. Unlike the Municipal or Juvenile Courts, police officers…
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