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The countdown for the Genoa High School’s new gym opening has begun.

“They’re turning it over to us Dec. 14,” Superintendent Dennis Mock said Thursday afternoon.  Construction managers from Harp Contractors of Northwood had optimistically projected a Dec. 7 opening. That didn’t materialize though.

Gov. John Kasich’s proposal to not sell or lease the Ohio Turnpike but instead issue bonds backed by turnpike toll revenue to fund road projects has found support among some local officials.

Melanie Bowen, who chairs the Lake Township Board of Trustees, said Thursday that although she hadn’t heard details of the proposal it sounded “very creative.”

Woodville native Matt Hammer has a fun hobby. He builds things out of LEGOs.

Yes, that popular building toy that most people think of as a kids toy but has at least as large of an adult following all around the world.

A midnight league drew 228 different basketball players to the East Toledo Family Center over a six-week period.

One evening drew 61 players, mostly young adults between the ages of 18 to 24, who hit the Family Center court two nights per week from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Program coordinator Jan Scotland said with spectators, at times there were up to 100 people present in the gym.

The Ohio State University Extension’s Consumer and Urban Horticulture program used to have a narrow focus when it first started years ago, according to Amy Stone, OSU’s Extension educator.

In the 1990s, when Stone started her job, the program focused on gypsy moth eradication and control management.

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