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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.”

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.

Come August, the Allen Central Elementary building will be no more.

The building, part of the Genoa Local School District, will be torn down sometime between mid-July and August, according to Dennis Mock, superintendent.

The school board last week approved the demolition contract during a meeting. Crews from D & R Enterprises, Genoa, will raze the building for $109,000.

Gries saw it all as WTVG engineer

During Barry Gries’ career in local television, audio signals went from mono, to stereo, to surround sound; news clips went from being live, to film, to Beta, to video server, and commercials also made the transition from being live, to tape, to server.

Gries, of rural Gibsonburg, retired April 22 after nearly 45 years with WSPD/WTVG – a span that saw him start as a transmitter engineer and become the station’s chief engineer.

Much of his first 20 years was spent working shifts at the 900-plus-foot transmission tower near the corner of BayShore and Stadium roads in Oregon.

U.S. employees of Materion Corp., the former Brush Engineered Materials, Inc., were quick to help their fellow employees in Japan after hearing of the devastating earthquake and tsunami.

Within a few days, the U.S. employees received word their 38 Japanese colleagues at Materion’s sales office in Tokyo and production facility in Fukaya were safe.

But with the crisis continuing, the employees in Materion’s Elmore and Mayfield Heights facilities in Ohio and the Reading, Pennsylvania facility – who work most closely with the company’s locations in Japan – wanted to help.

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