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The Village of Genoa and its merchants are hosting a free ice cream social for residents from 3 to 4 p.m. Sunday Sept. 22 on the Genoa Town Hall lawn.

The event includes a musical performance by the Genoa American Legion Band. “Bring your lawn chairs and blankets” and settle in for a serenade celebrating the end of summer, said Village Administrator Kevin Gladden.

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Oregon council on Monday will consider approving a land lease agreement with the University of Toledo as part of the Wolf Creek Riparian Corridor restoration and sedimentation pond project that will reduce contaminants to Lake Erie.

As per the agreement, the university will lease a 6.214 acre city-owned parcel on Corduroy Road for the project.

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A resolution approved Monday by the Eastwood school board to apply for active planning status with the Ohio School Facilities Commission is a procedural necessity to maintain the district’s eligibility for state funding, Brent Welker, district superintendent said.

However, the resolution doesn’t reflect the intent of the board or administration to proceed with a construction project, he said.

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Proposed nuisance policy revised

The Lake Township trustees are hoping a revised nuisance abatement policy will give them the means to address complaints about noxious weeds and similar issues.

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The 10th Annual Wiener Dog Nationals to determine the fastest Dachshund in the United States will be held Saturday, Sept. 21 at the W.W. Knight Preserve on River Road in Perrysburg Township.

The event will highlight the annual Mutt Strut, the biggest fundraiser for the Wood County Humane Society.

“We are really excited to have them because they are such a large organization and they have a very strong following so we are definitely excited to have all these race fans out to support our event as well,” said Jessica McClure, humane society spokesperson.

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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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