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        The Wood County prosecutor’s office is now interceding in a zoning dispute over property along Woodville Road being used to temporarily store piles of leaves.

        Mark Hummer, Lake Township administrator, reported to the township trustees Tuesday that the prosecutor’s office has sent a letter to legal counsel for Jim Mlynek, owner of the property and Woodville Road Nursery. He’s been using the site to store leaves before composting them at the nursery on the other side of Woodville Road.

        Last September, Maxine Haas told her family she had dipped her last scoop of ice cream at Pee Wee’s Dari Snak and was – after 55 years – retiring.

        The family-owned business had been a staple of the Stony Ridge community and stopping there for a treat was routine for residents, baseball and soccer teams and other groups during the summer.

        A groundbreaking ceremony for the NSG float glass plant in Troy Township is planned for April 17, the company has announced.

        The groundbreaking will be held from 10-11 a.m.

        NSG Group said the new plant will support its plan to expand production capacity of transparent conductive oxide coated glass to support the growing solar market.

       A bill requiring boards of county commissioners to receive voter approval before enacting an increase on a county sales or use tax has had one hearing in the state legislature.

        In recent testimony to the House State and Local Government Committee, Rep. Niraj Antani, R – Miami Township, said he is sponsoring HB 92 to allow voters to be heard on tax matters at the county level.

        In its current form, the 2020-2021 biennial budget proposed by Gov. Mike DeWine provides about $550 million in funding for what the administration is calling “Student Wellness and Success.”

        The funding for K-12 grades is targeted for mental health counseling, mentoring, after school programs and other support services. School districts will be encouraged to partner with local agencies such as alcohol, drug and mental health boards, county board of developmental disabilities, local health departments, local departments of Jobs and Family Services and non-profit centers with experience working with children.



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