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Ottawa County Senior Resources inducted six new Senior Hall of Fame recipients at their 2014 Spring Senior Day, held May 7 at Camp Perry Clubhouse.

Recipient received plaques commemorating their service to the seniors and citizens of Ottawa County. The recipients for this year’s awards include Rev. John Bock, nominated by the Elmore Golden Oldies Senior Center; Anna Mae Dreyer, nominated by the Genoa Senior Center; Gerry Balduf, nominated by the Harbor Lights Senior Center of Oak Harbor; Dee Stys, nominated by the Danbury Senior Center; Jim Kleinhans, nominated by the Port Clinton Senior Center and Maizie Ruchala, nominated by the Put-in-Bay Senior Center.

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For a patient who suffers a severe ischemic stroke or blockage of a blood vessel, and who may not be a candidate for the more common medication (tissue plasminogen activator or tPA) that dissolves a clot, another option of treatment is available at ProMedica.

Mechanical embolectomy is performed by going through the leg with a catheter to the brain where the clot is located, mechanically retrieving and removing the clot, and restoring critical blood flow. “We have seen immediately improvement in some patients after the clot has been removed,” according to Dr. Mouhammad Jumaa, medical director of the ProMedica Stroke Network.

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 Genoa-Egg-Hunt
More than 130 enthusiastic youngsters tested their Easter egg-hunting skills April 19 as the Genoa Area Kiwanis Club presented their Annual Easter Egg Hunt, held in the village’s Veterans Park. Thirteen members of the Genoa High School Key Club helped out with the event, under the guidance of Kiwanis advisor Deanna Dunn. (Photo by Deanna Dunn) 

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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