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Published: Tuesday, 5/1/2012

Welcome to OurTownPerrysburg.com, The Blade's new Web site

BY KURT FRANCK
BLADE EXECUTIVE EDITOR
Blade Executive Editor Kurt Franck.
Blade Executive Editor Kurt Franck.
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Welcome to OurTownPerrysburg.com, a Web site devoted to and designed for the residents and businesses of Perrysburg and Perrysburg Township.

This is your portal for what's happening in the Perrysburg community — from news about local government, crime, and schools, to holiday parades and dozens of community events.

OurTownPerrysburg.com will not only give Perrysburg-area residents information from The Blade's newsgathering team of reporters and photographers, but residents and community leaders can submit their own stories and pictures. We want YOUR news!

From pep rallies to soccer tournaments; school board meetings to library events; city council and township trustee meetings; local business profiles to parades, residents can send in stories, photos or events via the Web site. Then after a quick screening by Blade Web editors, that information will be published on OurTownPerrysburg.com.

The Web site will have new content every day for the Perrysburg community.

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To help us with this new endeavor, we are enlisting veteran reporter Gabrielle Russon as our lead reporter. Gabrielle will cover all kinds of things — city council meetings, library events, and parties at senior centers. If you have a story idea or suggestion, please give Gabrielle a call (office phone: 419-724-6026; cell phone number: 419-351-0361) or send her an email at grusson@theblade.com.You can also send story ideas to OurTownPerrysburg@theblade.com.

If you would like to advertise on the OurTownPerrysburg site, please call Retail Advertising Manager Jeff Pezzano at 419-724-6280, or drop him an email at jpezzano@toledoblade.com.

Stay tuned as the site grows and community participation increases. This site is published by The Blade, but it is powered by YOU. The only limits are in your imagination.

Kurt Franck

Executive Editor

The Blade and OurTownPerrysburg.com

You can reach me at 419-724-6163 or send me an email at kfranck@theblade.com.



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