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Good things come to those who wait.

And for regular users of the Genoa High School gymnasium, the clock is ticking down on the $1.4 million renovation slated for completion by Dec. 27.

“We are ahead of schedule right now,” Superintendent Dennis Mock said as he walked through the construction area Monday morning.

Gerken Paving, Inc., submitted the lowest of four bids for the resurfacing of Wagner Road – between East Broadway and Luckey Road – in Lake Township but the township trustees Tuesday opted to postpone awarding a contract for the project so the road supervisor can review the bids.

Levy collections have been negatively impacted by property reevaluations and reduced state replacement dollars, plus state and federal allocations have been reduced.

That is the common theme heard from many organizations which say they must go to the ballot this November to recoup lost funds or else the community suffers the consequences.

The domestic violence case against Joseph Kiss, Jr., chairman of the Jerusalem Township board of trustees, was terminated on “Call of the Prosecutor” (COP) on Monday, October 1, in Oregon Municipal Court.

Kiss was arrested for alleged domestic violence on Friday, July 13, by the Lucas County Sheriff’s Department.

If voters in Lake Township approve a 1.4-mill replacement levy on the Nov. 6 ballot, the additional revenue will be used to have more police officers on patrol, says Mark Hummer, the township police chief.

His goal is for the department to have a more visible presence, which he hopes will be a deterrent for criminals drifting from the Toledo area to this Wood County suburb.

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