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Toledo, Ohio & Lake Erie

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Chinese developers broke ground on the Marina District Saturday morning with investors Wu King Hung and Yuan Xiaohong of the firm Dashing Pacific Group in attendance.

East Toledo District 3 councilman Mike Craig expected the sale to the developers of 69 acres of Marina District property for $3.8 million to have closed late last week before the groundbreaking. The sales contract is to include options for the Chinese to purchase more property in the 127-acre Marina District.

Former City of Toledo Deputy Mayor Dean Monske says the new Chinese developers of the Marina District are sponsoring local Fourth of July fireworks displays.

Sounds logical — history tell us the Chinese invented fireworks. In addition, the Chinese firm Dashing Pacific Group already owns The Docks restaurant complex.

Recker, who was the former administrator of Whitehouse, replaced former Northwood Administrator Pat Bacon, who retired last October.
 
Recker pulled petitions for one of three seats on Whitehouse council and has filed them with the board of elections.

The petitions have been certified by the board, according to the board of elections.

Northwood’s former fire and Emergency Medical Service (EMS) medical director had concerns for years about whether the Northwood Fire Department met the “standard of care.”

Dr. David Miramontes, who was Northwood’s EMS medical director for nearly 10 years before taking a job as the full-time EMS director in Washington, D.C., last month, told The Press he spoke to former Fire Chief Tim Romstadt in the past about problems he saw in the fire department.

Northwood Mayor Mark Stoner has proposed an Advanced Life Support (ALS) system in the city that promises 24-7 coverage by a paramedic in the volunteer fire department.

Stoner made the proposal at a council meeting last week.

Currently, there is no such guarantee that a paramedic will respond to EMS calls in the city.

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