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Historic downtown bank closing
Copy of a portion of the Battle of Fallen Timbers painting at Charter One Bank, 337 North Huron St. THE BLADE Charter One bank has notified customers it plans to close its ornate downtown branch in early March, ending a 105-year history of banking at 337 N. Huron St. In a letter to customers dated Nov. 27, the bank said the branch would permanently ... (more)
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Oregon looks into why tornado sirens were silent
Oregon City Administrator Mike Beazley is reviewing why sirens were not sounded by the time a tornado tore through the city on Nov. 18, causing property damage.
Oregon steps closer to using geothermal energy
Oregon City Council on Monday approved special assessments over a 15 year period to fund geothermal energy in the municipal office complex on Seaman Road that will reduce costs.
Oregon food safety officials dies unexpectedly
Family members told The Oregonian he went to a hospital two weeks ago with acute pancreatitis.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Riding with God
A year ago, the Toledo resident helped found Heaven's Highway Biker Church - the area's only congregation for Bible-bound bikers in black.
Lawsuit: Patients tested for HIV without consent
The Oregonian reports the plaintiffs are asking the judge to approve the suit as a class action, to include the estimated 6,500 other people who were tested by Kaiser Permanente without permission.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Most Wanted suspect turns self in
Carl Gregory, 34, of 27 Moorish Ave., surrendered at the Lucas County jail today, according to the Lucas County Sheriff's Office.
Build Ohio awards go local
Oregon's A.A. Boos & Sons was among the Ohio companies that helped erect Cedar Point's Gatekeeper roller coaster by laying the foundation.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Teresa Villareal [1935-2013]; Latino activist helped migrant farm workers
Teresa Villarreal, 78, who helped migrant farm workers and the Latino community in Toledo during the 1970s and 1980s, died Sunday in Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg Township.
Winter isn't a slow time at Cedar Point
When Cedar Point finishes its last HalloWeekend, the spooky decorations, costumes and props are packed into storage.
Oregon-Tornado damaged houses, snapped trees, downed powerlines
Oregon residents last week were still cleaning up debris caused by a tornado that tore through the city at about 5:35 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 17. The tornado was one of three that struck the area, according to the National Weather Service.
Stritch, Clay students to the rescue along Seaman
Cardinal Stritch Catholic senior Austin Pratt saw his family's home destroyed by an EF4 tornado that struck Lake Township in 2010, and volunteers arrived to help his family.
15 years after Playboy's Top 10, Sundance takes hit
Jim Walter, president of Toledo-based Great Eastern Theatre company, has Playboy magazine's list of Top 10 drive-ins in his office, and it includes Oregon's Sundance Kid on Navarre Ave. Walter's company took over the Sundance in the 1990s, and it is one of only 350 drive-ins still operating in the United States today.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Religion Offerings: 11-23
Today at 4 p.m., an adoption Mass will take place at Our Lady Queen of the Most Holy Rosary Cathedral, 2535 Collingwood Blvd. Hosted by Catholic Charities Diocese of Toledo to celebrate November being national adoption month, individuals and families who have been involved in adoptions, regardless of the agency, have the invitation to be blessed at ... (more)
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Oregon police try to expand applicant pool with network
The person is on that department's inflexible schedule and, if more than one department is hiring, must take multiple tests, possibly take off work more than once, or arrange babysitters.
Oregon considers rejecting senior levy revenue
Oregon may decide not to collect revenue that will be generated by the recently passed senior levy after learning that inaccurate information may have been used in a campaign to get more funds for the James "Wes" Hancock Senior Center on Bay Shore Road.
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Red Cross provides hope and shelter to local families
Red Cross disaster team members Rodney Knauss and Chris Gilbert survey the damage at a home in Cloverdale.
Found jewelry precious to woman
The jewelry stolen from Rosina Tessier's home had, almost a month earlier, been tossed into a sewer at North Detroit and Phillips avenues.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Now Open: Habitec Security
The ribbon-cutting ceremony included refreshments and a facility tour. The company has grown quickly and now has almost 100 employees.
Oregon tornado survivor calls her 50th birthday "Happy to be Alive Day"
Turning now to the city of Oregon where we are learning amazing stories of survival and generosity in the tornado aftermath.