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. 


2017 - In The News: 


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

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

 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