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Representatives from the District 2 office of the Ohio Department of Transportation have confirmed they’ll attend the June 2 meeting of the Lake Township Board of Trustees to discuss the State Route 51/Millbury Road intersection.

ODOT District Deputy Director David Dysard says in an e-mail response to the township solicitor that “…at least two of us from the District 2 office…” will attend the meeting “…to field questions and discuss the most effective strategies to deal with safety issues at the intersection.”

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Throughout the school year, 145 Penta Career School students have been constructing a 2,600-square-foot house as part of their career training.

The house, which is being constructed for the Visser family, is located at 423 Hillside Dr. in Rossford. It will be open to the public Sunday, May 17 from 1 to 4 p.m. Parking will not be available on Hillside Drive. Visitors are asked to park at Eagle Point Elementary School, 203 Eagle Point Rd., where a shuttle bus will run every 15 minutes.

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The Ottawa County Board of Elections will meet May 22 at 10 a.m. to conduct the official canvass of the May 5 special election. A regular board meeting will follow at 1:30 p.m.

Voters in the Genoa Area Local School District approved the renewal of a 1.8-mill, 5-year permanent improvement levy in the May 5 election: for – 437, against – 272, according to unofficial results of the board of elections.

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Wildlife area open
The Sandusky County Park District announces that Ringneck Ridge Wildlife Area, which opened May 4, is open daily, year-round, during daylight hours.

Located near Gibsonburg at SR 600 and CR 74, the 360-acre property has been managed as a private hunt club for more than 60-years. A grant from the Clean Ohio Conservation Fund and donations from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources and the Sandusky County Sportsman’s Club have made it possible for the park district to acquire the Ringneck Ridge Hunt Club using no local tax monies.

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Police buckling down on motorists who don’t buckle up

During 2007, more than 14,000 people in passenger vehicles died in crashes while unbelted.

About half of these lives could have been saved if they had wearing seat belts at the time of the crash.

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Giving money to people along road

Do you feel compelled to give money to people holding signs along the road asking for money?
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