|Local Briefs: 09-14-13|
|Written by Sentinel-Tribune Staff|
|Saturday, 14 September 2013 09:01|
Fracking talk is Tuesday
On Tuesday, Nathan Rutz from Ohio Citizen Action, will talk about what happens in a fracking emergency.
The presentation is part of the "Expert Series" on horizontal hydraulic fracturing (fracking) to inform the local community of the effects of this relatively new industry and its associated air and water pollution and waste disposal issues.
The presentation will be held at Grounds for Thought on South Main Street from 7 to 9 p.m.
This presentation is not only for emergency responders, but for those who want to understand how a single industry in the United States has been exempted from important environmental and public health protections.
Rutz is a campaign organizer with Ohio Citizen Action based in Cleveland.
The Expert Series is sponsored by Protect BG in support of the Bowling Green Charter Amendment for the Citizen's Bill of Rights, Protect Wood County (www.protectwoodcounty.org), FreshWater Accountability Project Ohio (www.fwapoh.com) and Northwest Ohio Alliance to Stop Fracking (Facebook).
Port Authority meets Monday
The Wood County Port Authority will hold its regular meeting Monday at 7:30 a.m. at the Northwestern Water and Sewer District offices, 12560 Middleton Pike.
Take CPR class in Perrysburg
PERRYSBURG - The Perrysburg Fire CPR Training Center will be holding a Family and Friends CPR class at the Way Public Library on Wednesday from 6 to 9 p.m.
The class will cover Adult Hands Only CPR with AED and Choking, Child CPR and Choking, and Infant CPR and Choking.
This class is free to the community. This is not a class for certification.
To register, contact the Way Public Library Information Desk at 419-874-3135.
Today - Mostly sunny with highs in the upper 60s. North winds around 5 mph. becoming southeast in the afternoon.
Tonight - Mostly clear. Lows in the mid 40s. South winds 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday - Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers. Highs around 70. Southwest winds 5 to 10 mph. A40 percent chance of showers at night with lows around 50. North winds 5 to 10 mph.
Extended forecast - Partly cloudy Monday. Highs in the upper 60s. Lows in the mid 40s. Mostly sunny Tuesday with highs in the lower 70s. Lows in the lower 50s. Partly cloudy Wednesday with highs in the upper 70s. Mostly cloudy with a 40 percent chance of showers. Lows in the 50s. Partly sunny Thursday with a chance of showers. Highs in the 80s. Chance of rain 40 percent. A chance of showers at night. Lows around 60. Partly sunny Friday with a chance of showers. Highs in the upper 70s. Chance of rain 30 percent.
Pick 3 Evening: 7-6-9
Pick 3 Midday: 6-6-0
Pick 4 Evening: 9-9-3-2
Pick 4 Midday: 7-3-5-8
Pick 5 Evening: 1-6-0-1-9
Pick 5 Midday: 2-2-6-3-7
Rolling Cash 5: 09-14-20-34-38
Mega Millions: 09-22-28-48-54 Mega Ball: 8
PERRYSBURG - For Super Suppers' sixth anniversary, a food drive is being held for the Perrysburg Christians United food pantry.
The goal is to collect at least 300 non-perishable food items.
The drive will end Sept. 28, during the 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. celebration. People are asked to bring six items.
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