PERRYSBURG MESSENGER JOURNAL

Civil rights leader remains relevant 52 years after assassination

Despite being dead longer than he was ever alive, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. remains an inspirational figure.

During a meeting on January 4, the Perrysburg Board of Education nominated and approved Ray Pohlman and Eric Benington for another term as board president and vice president, respectively.

Perrysburg City Council passed an ordinance at their January 5 meeting that will govern their code of conduct during public meetings.

ROSSFORD RECORD JOURNAL

State and local leaders take oaths of office to begin terms for civil service

State Representative Haraz Ghanbari, two Wood County commissioners and a new county judge took the oath of office recently in separate ceremonies.

School board pleased with proposed school funding model

For longer than the careers of most teachers today, Ohio school districts have been operating under a dysfunctional funding system.

Det. Craig Revill named RPD Officer of the Year

Detective Sergeant Craig Revill has been named “Officer of the Year” for the Rossford Police Department.

Fragility fractures common in ‘season of falls’

As another long northwest Ohio winter arrives, slick and icy conditions will prevail at some point, putting area residents at increased risk of slip-and-fall accidents.

HOLLAND-SPRINGFIELD JOURNAL

Lighting contest winners receive their prizes

Winners of the first outdoor lighting contest received their prizes recently from members of the Community Development Committee.

Mayor Irons proud of operations during pandemic

For a year that defies description, Mayor Lee Irons gave a report on the state of the village during 2020 to Holland Village Council at the January 5 meeting.

At the January 5 meeting, the Lucas County commissioners approved several projects on tap with county sanitary engineer Jim Shaw.

Lucas County releases 2020 bridge inspections

Lucas County’s annual bridge inspection revealed that most county bridges are in good shape.

POINT AND SHORELAND JOURNAL

City sells 40 acres for construction of $23 million Jeep facility

Toledo’s Jeep plant will expand its facilities—and workforce—after a recent property sale by the city.

A public hearing for a zoning change at East Harbor and Suder will be held online for Washington Township, Tuesday, January 19.

Toledo City Council is seeking a Toledo resident to serve as an at-large member on the seven-member Salary Review and Recommendation Commission.

The Picturesque Point

Every so often, “The Picturesque Point” will showcase a creative photograph—taken by Point Place/Shoreland locals—that captures the natural scenic beauty of the area.

Obituaries

JOHN A. DICKEY

John A. Dickey, 82, went to be with our Lord and Savior, Monday, December 28, 2020, at home, surrounded by his loving family. John was born in Erie, Pennsylvania, to Wayne and Grace Dickey.

TERESA “TERRI” R. GALLOWAY

Teresa “Terri” Ruth (Sulecki) Galloway, 69, of Perrysburg, Ohio, passed away Tuesday, January 5, 2021, at the Hospice Center of Northwest Ohio in Perrysburg, due to cancer.

MARY ELLEN SHILLING

Mary Ellen Shilling, 88, of Perrysburg, passed away peacefully at her home on Thursday, January 7, 2021. She was born August 12, 1932 in Toledo, Ohio.

CECIL R. ADKINS

Cecil R. Adkins, 92, of Walbridge, Ohio, passed away Saturday, January 2, 2021. He was born in Walbridge, on November 2, 1928, to Clifford and Angela (Traver) Adkins.

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