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Toledo, Ohio & Lake Erie

The Press Newspaper

The Press Newspaper

Getting by in today’s tough economy takes some financial savvy.

Unfortunately, many students aren’t schooled in good budget skills and quickly accumulate financial problems early in their adult life. Credit card bills, car payments, house loans, overdue utility bills -  all add up to an overwhelming situation that leaves many feeling helpless.

The purchase of nearly $130,000 worth of radios and other communication equipment for Lake Township’s police, fire, and emergency medical service departments has been approved by the township board of trustees.

The trustees recently authorized the purchase after hearing a report by Mark Hummer, township police chief and administrator, who said the township’s emergency communication system has been under study for about two years – with the focus on participating in a regional system encompassing agencies in several other communities.

Residents of Genoa now have to register their swimming pools with the village and provide adequate fencing around them.

The updated zoning codes regarding pools – covering in-ground as well as large inflatable pools - went into effect last week, according to Village Administrator Kevin Gladden.

The $11.2 million Wales Road overpass project, after years of delays, is finally underway.

The construction contract had been awarded to E.S. Wagner Company earlier this year.

The project entails the construction of two overpasses over the CSX and Norfolk Southern railroad tracks on Wales Road that would effectively eliminate three railroad crossings on Drouillard and Wales roads. As part of the project, Wales and Drouillard will be realigned south of their current locations.

The city of Northwood received 40 resumes from people interested in the administrator position, which has been vacant since former Administrator Dennis Recker resigned last month.

The city set a deadline of June 15 to accept resumes for the post.

“Most of the resumes are from the area,” Mayor Mark Stoner told The Press on Wednesday. He has not gone through all of the resumes, he added.

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