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Many still remember the lighted stars families placed in windows, shining seven days a week, 24 hours a day, to honor family members who were fighting overseas during World War II.

The Padgett family, from Genoa, had six lighted stars. Five brothers were in combat duty and their sister was working administrative duties in Washington, D.C.

As of Thursday, three children of a Lake Township couple involved in a dispute with the local school system were still not attending classes while their parents were considering home schooling them.

Jeff Hoff and Kristy Hunter said they had concerns about the safety of the children after reading comments on the district’s website and Facebook page that “bashed” the family.

Voters arriving at an East Toledo Family Center-hosted levy forum Wednesday wanted to find reasons why they should support seven levies on the November 6 ballot.

Representatives for each of the Toledo and Lucas County levies were on hand as Press Newspapers General Manager John Szozda moderated.

Six new members will be inducted into the Birmingham Hall of Fame at the 36th Annual Inductee and Scholarship Banquet Sunday, Oct. 21 at St. Stephen School Hall, 2018 Consaul St. Toledo.

The celebration will begin at 4:30 p.m. with a social hour. The “World Famous Chicken Paprika and Pig-in-the-Blanket” dinner will be served family-style at 6 pm. Guest speaker for this event is Tricia Cullop, Women’s Head Basketball Coach for the University of Toledo Rockets.

A fitness club borne from a health insurance company wellness committee aims to keep Genoa school district employees on track physically.

The Genoa Health Club debuted Oct. 1 with a coordinated walk/run about the Genoa High School track and grounds. Subsequent Mondays this month provide more opportunities to walk, ride bikes, enjoy low-impact aerobics and play a friendly  game of dodge ball with the students, Superintendent Dennis Mock.

Summer Olympics

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