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If you want another Genoa high school team to cheer for other than football or

golf, you should have stopped by Vail Meadows Equestrian Center on Cedar Point Road in Oregon, Sunday, Oct. 4.

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A recently published survey states today’s youth spend 7½ hours per day on

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some type of digital media.

Seventy-two year-old Oregon resident Ernest Zam says he didn’t have cell phones to text on or X-Box to play with when he was young. His recalls his family not even getting a television until the 1950s.

Instead, Zam spent his youth listening to radio shows like Batman. He also got into constructing scale models and remains involved today.

“I can’t begin to think how many I’ve built over the years, but personally I’ve built primarily my own. I have built several airplanes for other people,” Zam said.

Zam got involved as an adult with radio-controlled model airplanes in 1974 and today is a member of the Recker RC radio-controlled flying club, which meets on Fostoria Road.

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The Lucas County Arena will open in style Oct. 3 and 4 from noon to 4 p.m. with free events open to the public.

The opening will highlight the versatility and quality of the entertainment and sporting attractions that the arena will bring to downtown Toledo. Fans will be able to enjoy live bands, their picture in the Walleye locker room and get into the action with a hockey skill contest.

On Sunday, fans will have the opportunity to watch the Toledo Walleye’s training camp, live on the ice in the new arena.

The Lucas County Arena is a 267,000 square foot facility built by more than 1,500 local workers, investing more than 500,000 labor hours in the project. In total, the project represented a $20M payroll investment in the local economy.

More than 1,400 tons of structural steel went into the structure, along with more than 17,000 cubic yards of concrete.

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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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