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. 

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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


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