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A contract bid for $60,782 approved by the Woodmore school board last week to repair the roof of the elementary school building is an example of the expenses the board and administration are trying to avoid and why a bond issue for a new building will be on the November ballot, Superintendent John Fernbaugh says.

He plans to meet May 23 with representatives of the Ohio School Facilities Commission to discuss the district’s options for leveraging OSFC funding for a new elementary building if voters approve a bond issue.

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A 67-year-od Northwood man with breathing problems had to wait 28 minutes for the Northwood Fire Department to arrive on the morning of March 3.

Tim Mix, of Parc Rue, died two days later at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center after suffering brain damage due to a lack of oxygen.

His wife Ellen called 9-1-1 three times on the morning of March 3. By the time help arrived from Medic 804, an ambulance from Northwood Fire Station No. 1 manned by an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT), and Medic 50, an Advanced Life Support (ALS) rescue squad from Lake Township, Mix had stopped breathing.

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On April 5, thousands across the world participated in an annual event called One Day Without Shoes.

One Day Without Shoes was created by TOMS Shoes. This organization doesn’t just make shoes, it also gives them away. It’s called the One for One movement, which was initiated by the founder Blake Mycoskie.

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Serenity Farm will be celebrating 10 years of service to the community on November 12.

Located on Lemoyne Road outside Luckey, Serenity Farm uses horses and certified therapy dogs to provide therapeutic services to children and adults with disabilities.

“We are strong and we are solid, and you know what, we are small, but we have never had a glitch in our programming. Never,” said executive director and founder Debra DeHoff. “We’ve never had to close the doors. We’ve never been in the red, but I attribute that to a strong board of trustees that knows how to govern and we also grow one step at a time.”

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Toledo Mayor Mike Bell is an African-American.

Police Chief Mike Navarre is Irish.

Lucas County Treasurer Wade Kapszukiewicz is Polish.

Lucas County administrator Peter Ujvagi is Hungarian.

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Christmas spending

Are spending more, less or the same amount this year for Christmas?
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