Toledoan indicted for pawning stolen jewelry
A Lucas County grand jury Tuesday indicted a Toledo man for pawning jewelry stolen from an 80-year-old Oregon woman.
Tuesday Dec 17
Marquette: levy supporters `targeted' by media
Bob Marquette, former chair of the Oregon Citizens Supporting Senior Services pro-levy group, and president of the James "Wes" Hancock Senior Center, blasted The Press Newspapers before council on Monday for writing articles that raised questions on the need for a 0.5-mill five year levy for senior services.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Oregon ok's $6.2 million contract for wastewater treatment plant
Oregon city council on Monday approved a $6,278,000 contract with Peterson Construction Company for Phase I of the wastewater treatment plant's secondary improvement project.
Croghan buys National Bank of Ohio
Croghan Colonial Bank has officially acquired National Bank of Ohio, and the two banks have merged.
Panel to consider BGSU, NW Ohio schools for innovation grants
A state legislative panel is preparing to vote on the first round of education innovation grants through Ohio's new Straight A Fund.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
Croghan wraps up acquisition
Croghan Banc-shares Inc., parent firm of Croghan Colonial Bank of Fremont, said it has completed its acquisition of Indebancorp, the parent firm of National Bank of Ohio.
Oregon police dealing with break-ins
Toledo News Now is reporting Oregon Police are investigating a third home break-in in two days.
Wed Dec 11, 2013
Paul Roman, public service director for the City of Oregon, is scheduled to speak at the Dec. 13 meeting of the Duck and Otter Creek Partnership.
No one hurt in Oregon fire
Area fire crews have extinguished a house fire today in the 2000 block of Momany Street in Oregon, authorities said.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Oregon to collect senior levy revenue next year
Oregon will have to collect revenue next year from a senior levy passed by voters last month to expand services at the James "Wes" Hancock senior center because the election results have been certified by the county.
Oregon ok's vehicle storage lot on Woodville Rd.
Oregon council recently approved by a vote of 5-2 a permit for the outside storage of car dealership vehicles at 2260 Woodville Road.
Oregon gov expects 'slings and arrows' on health care
We're not talking about a race for Congress, but the race for governor in Oregon - where Democratic incumbent John Kitzhaber announced Monday he will seek an unprecedented fourth term .
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Oregon to add $1M more on streets
Oregon will increase its spending on street repair and improvements by $1 million next year, according to a rough draft of the city's 2014 budget.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Kitchen fire closes down Ralphie's
Oregon fire and police remained on the scene a half-hour later at the Navarre Avenue restaurant, but according to police officials, flames and smoke were confined to the kitchen and the fire was put out quickly.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
From Canton, Ohio With Love and Poverty
More than one in five Oregonians receives food stamps and almost 54% of school age kids are eligible for free or reduced-price school lunches .
Tue Dec 03, 2013
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.