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Residents of the Eastwood School District – at least those who took time to respond to a survey conducted by the district’s administration – appear to have positive comments about the Wood County district on how it manages taxpayer money, being kept informed about the schools, their children’s safety while in schools, and other related issues.

The countdown for the Genoa High School’s new gym opening has begun.

“They’re turning it over to us Dec. 14,” Superintendent Dennis Mock said Thursday afternoon.  Construction managers from Harp Contractors of Northwood had optimistically projected a Dec. 7 opening. That didn’t materialize though.

Gov. John Kasich’s proposal to not sell or lease the Ohio Turnpike but instead issue bonds backed by turnpike toll revenue to fund road projects has found support among some local officials.

Melanie Bowen, who chairs the Lake Township Board of Trustees, said Thursday that although she hadn’t heard details of the proposal it sounded “very creative.”

Woodville native Matt Hammer has a fun hobby. He builds things out of LEGOs.

Yes, that popular building toy that most people think of as a kids toy but has at least as large of an adult following all around the world.

A midnight league drew 228 different basketball players to the East Toledo Family Center over a six-week period.

One evening drew 61 players, mostly young adults between the ages of 18 to 24, who hit the Family Center court two nights per week from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Program coordinator Jan Scotland said with spectators, at times there were up to 100 people present in the gym.

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