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It took 60 years, but 83-year-old Northwood resident Bob Brandburg got his first 300 game bowling at the Sports Center in East Toledo.

 “I’m bowling better now than I did when I was younger,” Brandburg said. “Of course, we had those hard rubber balls then, too. I think I was in the 190s, and at that time you could only throw a hook about this much. Now, with these resin balls it’s a lot better.”

He didn’t use his regular ball bowling the perfect game, either. His regular ball wasn’t hooking well on the oil at the Sports Center, so he went to his locker and got a ball given to him by professional John Stevens, who runs the pro shop.

Using a black, 15-pound Hammer “No Mercy” resin ball, Brandburg was able to get it hooking just enough to achieve perfection.

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Ottawa County shows its support for crime victims

April 26 marks the beginning of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, a time to focus on victims of crime and celebrate our nation’s progress in serving them.

This year’s theme, “25 Years of Rebuilding Lives: Celebrating the Victims of Crime Act,” honors a landmark of national commitment to victims of crime.

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Soon the gardening season for Northwest Ohio will be in full “fling!”

By mid-May, the soil and the weather will be at the right temperatures for sowing seeds and planting transplants. Gardening in May is very different than gardening in June, July and August when drier weather, insects and plant diseases tend to hit. However, as the growing season comes and goes, keeping up with the specific needs of your garden each month will ensure the successful bounty of the buds, blooms, fruits, and produce that you are hoping for.

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