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        A bill authorizing income tax credits for volunteer firefighters and emergency medical technicians would help compensate them for out-of-pocket expenses and lost wages, a chief with the Lindsey Volunteer Fire Department recently testified before a committee of the state legislature.

        Jason Conklin was one of nine persons to offer testimony May 22 before the House Ways and Means Committee in support of House Bill 575.

        Wood County will open permanent mixed recycling drop-off locations June 25, the county commissioners announced have announced.

        The drop-off sites will be open 24/7, allowing residents of the county to recycle at their convenience.

        Also, more materials, including plastics #1-7 used for food and beverage containers, can now be recycled without sorting, the commissioners said.

In Romania, sailors from Naval Support Facility Deveselu and Romanian 99th Military Base held a tree planting community relations project for the School’s Friendship Day at Deveselu School, May 24.

The sailors planted 15 trees throughout the school grounds with school faculty and students and also got to play soccer with the students.

        The Ottawa County Vietnam War Commemoration Committee is sponsoring a visit of the traveling Vietnam wall May 31 – June 3 at Camp Perry, near Port Clinton.

        An honor escort for the wall will assemble May 30 at 3:30 p.m. at Oak Harbor High School and depart at 4:30 p.m.

       A dedication ceremony was held May 22 for the latest barn to be included in the Sandusky County Historic Painted Barn Trail.

        The barn is located near the Village of Woodville at 770 E. Main St. and features an image of former Woodville Township resident Tom Henricks, a colonel in the U.S. Air Force and a four-time shuttle astronaut.




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