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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.

Brad Fields, of East Toledo, has always wanted to give back to his community.

After going and growing through some personal issues, Fields decided to give back to his community and help area youth along the way.

The water tower at the edge of the village of Genoa is in need of repairs that could cost up to $30,000.

“They found some rust spots, nothing major, but they need to be taken care of to prevent further rusting,” said Genoa Village Administrator Kevin Gladden.

Genoa organizing Block Watch program
Pleased with how an organizational meeting went for a Block Watch program, Genoa Police Chief Bob Bratton is scheduling another meeting for May 3.

The meeting is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. at Fire Station 3 of the Allen-Clay Joint Fire District on Sixth Street in Genoa.

Not only was bullying existent in the halls of North Shore High School in the movie Mean Girls, it is also happening right here at Woodmore High School.

In a poll given to grades seven through 12, it was revealed that the strongest form of bullying is no longer name calling in the hallways. This day and age, kids are using texting and other forms of media to bully fellow students. Out of 336 Woodmore students surveyed, 177 said they have used texting to bully another person. That’s over 50 percent of the people surveyed.

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