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October 29, 2014

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Vol. 23, No. 43 October 29, 2014 www.oakwoodregister.com Daylight Savings Time ends, clocks 'fall back' Trick-or-Treat Times Daylight Savings Time ends at 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 2, when residents are reminded to turn their clocks back one hour. Oakwood Public Safety officials are using the time change to also remind city residents to check the batteries in their home smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, and to consider scheduling a chimney safety inspec- tion for wood burning fireplaces with the approach of colder weather. Trick-or-Treat, or Beggar's Night, will be held in Oakwood from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 31. Motorists are urged to exer- cise caution as children will be roaming the neighborhoods and streets in costume. Have a safe and happy Halloween. Oakwood voters to decide state, Congressional races Voters head to the polls Tuesday to cast ballots in the mid-term election, voting on a slate of Congressional, state and judicial candidates, as well as one tax renewal and increase, an 8.21-mill, eight-year Montgomery County human services levy. Incumbent Mike Turner (R) faces Democrat Robert Klepinger and Libertarian David Harlow in the 10th Congressional District race. Locally, Oakwood incumbent Jim Butler (R) hopes to retain his seat at the state- house against Democratic challenger Wayne Small on Tuesday to rep- resent the 41st District in the Ohio House of Representatives. Headlining state contests, chal- lenger Edward Fitzgerald (D) faces incumbent John Kasich (R) in the gubernatorial race; Anita Rios also is on the ballot as a Green party can- didate. The lieutenant governor race pits Mary Taylor (R) against Sharen Neuhardt (D) and Bob Fitrakis (G). For the state attorney general post, incumbent Mike DeWine (R) faces challenger David Pepper (D). The state auditor race pits incum- bent Dave Yost (R) against John Patrick Carney (D) and Libertarian Bob Bridges. Running for secretary of state, Jon Husted (R) faces Nina Turner (D) and Kevin Knedler (L), while another Republican incumbent, Josh Mandel, squares off against Democratic challenger Connie Pillich for state treasurer. In the judiciary, there arefour can- didates — Sharon Kennedy, Tom Letson, Judith French and John O'Donnell — vying for seats on the state supreme court, while incumbent Jeffrey Froelich faces Robert Vaughn in the Second District Court of Appeals race, and incumbent Dennis Adkins faces Susan Solle for a seat on the Montgomery County Common Pleas bench. Four candidates are contest- ing for a single seat representing Montgomery County on the state school board: incumbent A.J. Wagner, Sarah Roberts, Mary Pritchard and Charlotte McGuire. The Montgomery County Human Services Levy, Issue 11, the sole tax measure before local voters, is a 7.21-mill renewal, with an additional increase of 1 mill, for a term of eight years. If approved the measure would add approximately $36 a year in taxes on each $100,000 of residential prop- erty in Montgomery County. Ghostwood Halloween event 'haunts' OHS The Oakwood Arts Bridge's Ghostwood will haunt Oakwood High School from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 1. The family event promises something for all ages, including: • Monster Mash Dance Party with DJ and Karaoke. • Trick or Seek Candy Stations throughout the event—perfect for those who miss trick or treating because of football games. • Enchanted Garden for the youngest guests. • Haunted Hangout for the fun- loving bunch. • Creepy Cafeteria for the brave of heart. • Pumpkin Glow of carved pump- kins. • Concessions offering hot dogs, popcorn, and drinks All members of the commu- nity are invited and encouraged to participate by bringing a carved pumpkin or candy to share with the trick or seekers! Admission is only $5 per per- son, with all proceeds benefitting the arts programs in Oakwood schools. For more information, contact Jen Mayeux at jen.may- eux@gmail.com. Pumpkin Glow recycles Jack O'Lanterns Once Beggar's Night is com- plete, let your Jack O'Lantern have one more night of fun! Deliver Jack to the front steps of the Oakwood high School on Saturday, Nov. 1. Oakwood students — bring your best Jack O'Lantern at 5:30 p.m. to be judged and possibly win a special prize. Recycle your pumpkin and illu- minate the dome with a fantastic Pumpkin Glow, then head inside for frightful night at Oakwood Arts Bridge's annual Ghostwood.

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