The Press Newspaper
Genoa schools officials still aren’t sure what to do with the soon-to-be closed Brunner Elementary School building.
So this week they are asking state officials to extend their decision deadline, superintendent Dennis Mock said.
“We are currently in negotiations with a prospective buyer,” Mock said Tuesday afternoon, explaining part of the predicament.
The Toledo-Lucas County Health Department is offering potassium Iodine (KI) tablets to persons living in Jerusalem Township, which lies in the Davis-Besse 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone.
KI tablets are used to protect the thyroid gland in the event of an off-site release of radioactive iodine from the nuclear power plant. However, KI should be taken only as directed does not offer protection against all types of radioactive materials. Tablets should be kept in a dry location at temperatures 59 to 86 degrees Fahrenheit.
Tablets will be distributed at the Jerusalem Township Hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd., Curtice, March 29 from 9 to 10 a.m., March 30 from 2 to 3 p.m. and March 31 from 6 to 7 p.m.
For more information, call 419-213-4018.
Businesses, 1st responders honored at Prism Ceremony
There was a new consideration to be taken in by judges when determining who to honor at the annual Eastern Maumee Chamber of Commerce Prism Award ceremony at Sunrise Park and Banquet Center in Millbury.
An EF4 tornado had torn its way across the community on June 5, 2010, killing at least seven, destroying business and homes, and leaving a path of devastation from Moline, through Millbury, and into Ottawa County.
The Prism judges awarded plaques to Main Street Church, Lake Township Fire Chief Todd Walters, Police Chief Mark Hummer, the Northwood VFW Ladies Auxiliary, and Adams Screen Printing for efforts involved in first response, coming to the aid of responders and victims, and for fundraising efforts.
Contract for fire station design awarded
The district’s board of trustees awarded the $87,400 contract during a special meeting last week.
The district’s current headquarters is located at the site: 3155 N. Genoa-Clay Center Road.
The new building will cover 12,500 square feet and will house administrative offices, living quarters for on-duty crews, a training room, and vehicles and equipment in the current station Number 2.
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