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A permit issued by the Lake Township zoning inspector that allows a developer to deepen a detention pond in the Freedom Estates subdivision and convert it into a permanent pond is being challenged by several subdivision residents who have filed an appeal.

Dave Miesmer, zoning inspector, said Tuesday he intends to place the matter on the township zoning board of appeal’s May meeting agenda.

The Fair Housing Center (FHC) is promoting a relatively new state program that helps people who are struggling to pay their mortgages.

The FHA is a HUD certified counseling agency under the Ohio Housing Finance Agency.

Dr. Mike Zalar, superintendent of Oregon City Schools District, has applied for the position of superintendent for the Gahanna-Jefferson Schools District, in Gahanna, Ohio, near Columbus.

The Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools, according to the district’s website, “is seeking an experienced administrator who embraces the challenge of leading an already excellent district to the next level while working collaboratively with the board, the community, the staff and students.”

An unexpected trio of volunteers has stepped up to help organize the farmer’s market in Genoa.

Genoa High School agricultural teacher Dave Stacklin along with students Rachel Weber and Madison Sheahan have offered to run the farmer’s market on behalf of the village this year.

Jeff Carpenter, treasurer of the Lake Local School District, describes a recent annual meeting of Ohio School Business Officials in Columbus as a “tale of woe.”

“Everything geared around the loss of funding,” he said last week.

The Lake school board has agreed to again seek more local revenues, voting April 18 to place a 6.75-mill, 3-year operating levy on the August ballot.

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