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Genoa resident Tim Reed worries about the excessive speed of motorists traveling Washington Street, a main thoroughfare in the village.

His concern has pushed him to come before Genoa Village Council several times in the past few months to plea for help. He is particularly concerned with the stretch of Washington Street running between State Route 51 and 13th Street. It’s the narrowest stretch of that street and children playing nearby are particularly vulnerable, officials say.

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Tim Romstadt on April 22 resigned his position as Northwood’s full-time fire chief.

Romstadt stated in his April 12 resignation letter to Mayor Mark Stoner that he is resigning “to pursue other career opportunities in the fire service.”

On the same date he tendered his resignation, Romstadt requested to be reassigned as the city’s deputy fire chief, effective April 22.

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Four teachers, Jan Preston, Cindy Avers, Barb Travis, and Barb Smith, have given a combined 128 years teaching when they retired from Woodmore Schools at the end of this school year. 

Jan Preston, who will retire this year after being at Woodmore for 39 years, has been a teacher and a full time counselor. She has had a great impact on Woodmore students and staff.

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On March 24, the Woodmore High School senior class finally set sail on the Carnivalship Sensation. They set out on a three-day voyage to the Bahamas and made stops at Nassau and a private island, Blue Lagoon.

The senior trip has been going on for many years and is about spending time with classmates and friends before graduating from high school.

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U.S. Marine Corps pilot Sarah Deal will be the guest speaker at the Genoa Memorial Day ceremony at the Clay Township Cemetery, sponsored by Genoa American Legion.

Lt. Col. Deal, the first female pilot in the corps, is a Pemberville native and 1987 Eastwood High School graduate who joined the Marines in 1992 during her summer break from Kent State University. After studying aerospace flight technology, she earned her commercial and private pilot’s license and is a certified flight instructor.

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