NEWS STORIES & PRESS RELEASES

News Stories & Press Releases

Periodically, the City of Northwood businesses, residents, or events may be in the news.  These news stories and press releases can be viewed below.

Please note:  The City of Northwood is not affiliated with any news outlet.  By linking to a news outlet's web site, this does not mean that the City of Northwood endorses any advertisement on said website. 


May 9, 2018-  Northwood Local Schools held the "Walk To School" event in which students had the opportunity to walk to school. Buses dropped students off at the Municipal Building at 6000 Wales Road and with the help of teachers and Northwood Police Department the students safely walked to school! 
walk to school event 5-9-18


March 21, 2018 The City Presented a Gift Basket to Northwood's Newest Business: WTF-R What the Fried Rice

WTF-R Basket

Located at 2509 Oregon Road, Northwood, OH 43619


November 
29, 2017 NAMSA Bench Dedication
On Wednesday, November 29, 2017, Mayor Schimmel and the Gorski Family unveiled the new Theodore & Lucille Gorski bench at Brentwood Park.  This bench was dedicated to the Gorski Family and NAMSA for their 50 years of business in the City of Northwood. 

NAMSA Bench Dedication - Photogrid







Watershed Unveiling 2017-1 - Copy
On Friday, July 14, 2017, Mayor Schimmel unveiled the Northwestern Water & Sewer District's WaterShed. The new WaterShed is located at 1740 S. Wheeling Street, in Northwood, Ohio, located in the Frisch’s Big Boy parking lot. A WaterShed is a stand-alone building owned by The District that houses a reverse-osmosis, 9-step water treatment system and provides perfect tasting purified drinking water at a low price. Cost is 25 cents per gallon or a dollar for five gallons.




Yvonne and John - 2017 Prism AwardsYvonne, Mayor and John - 2017 Prism Awards

On
 Friday, May 12, 2017, The Eastern Maumee Bay Chamber of Commerce held their Prism Celebration at the Oregon Library. During this celebration, John Melnyk was presented with the 2017 Person of the Year Prism Award.  

Great job John, and Thank You for the numerous 
contributions you have made in our community!

                                  John, Mayor, Bob, Louis, Kimberly - 2017 Prism Awards





IN THE NEWS: 

 

Tireman at the former Woodville Mall comes down- Published in The Press on February 26, 2018 by Kelly J. Kaczala

Northwood project will improve energy efficiency - Published in The Press on February 26, 2018 by Kelly J. Kaczala. 

Northwood looking for ideas for Woodville Mall site- Published on 13ABC on January 22, 2018 by Bill Horman.


Soil from Luckey clean-up project not going to local landfill- Published in The Press on November 10, 2017 by Larry Limpf.


Raising awareness key in fight against addiction- Published in The Press on November 06, 2017 by Kelly J. Kaczala. 


Opioid community forum in Northwood on Oct. 26- Published in The Press on October 12, 2017 by Kelly J. Kaczala. 


Northwood Fall Festival to be held on Saturday- Published in The Press on October 5, 2017 by Kelly J. Kaczala. 

Luckey site clean-up: Corps undecided on using Evergreen landfill- Published in The Press on September 29, 2017 by Larry Limpf.


New $27.5 million Northwood school opens Tuesday- Published in The Press on September 1, 2017 by Yaneek Smith. 

Northwood to revive summer rec program- Published in The Press on August 9, 2017 by Kelly J. Kaczala.

Northwood prepares for first farmers market- Published in The Press on August 9, 2017.


Northwood plans 2nd Movie in the Park on Aug. 5- Published in The Press on August 2, 2017.


3 buildings finally getting razed at Woodville Mall- Published in The Press on July 26, 2017. 



Local Bob Evans honored as 'Restaurant of the Year'- Published on 13 ABC on July 17, 2017. 

 

New WaterShed Now Open in Northwood - NWWSD Press Release on July 14, 2017.


Commissioners OK $199,000 grant request for Northwood road - Published in the Sentinel-Tribune on July 10, 2017.


City resolution opposes clean-up process of former nuclear production site- Published in the Sentinel-Tribune on July 10, 2017. 


Being a part of a team, 10 years with the Miracle League- Published on 13 Action News, Toledo on May 8, 2017. Story by: Justin Feldkamp


CHIP provides funding assistance for home repair- Published in The Press on April 6, 2017. Written by: Kelly J. Kaczala


Northwood: Moratorium sought on medical marijuana permits - Published in The Press on March 7, 2017.  Written by: Kelly Kaczala