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4-H plans program for Genoa Elementary School

The Ottawa County 4-H program reached nearly 2,100 children across the county in 2010 and the program looks to expand its offerings this year, including a new offering in the Genoa School District.

Last year’s figure amounts to 100 more connections than the previous year, said Kathy Booher, director of the Ottawa County – Ohio State University Extension Office.

The 2,070 level in 2010 includes 4-H club memberships as well as th

With no defined route in place, the Rails-to-Trails Committee has nixed plans to submit a funding application this year for the Genoa leg of the trail.

The committee has until Feb. 1 to turn in a pre-funding application to the state for the North Coast Inland Trail project that would link Genoa to Elmore. A more defined version is due in March.

Oregon school board members Jeff Ziviski and P.J. Kapfhammer want to increase the pick-up locations for the new bus shuttle service for Clay High School students.

The shuttle service, which started last week, has 12 pick-up points. Clay High School students have gone without busing since last year when it was eliminated by the board due to budget constraints. The board later agreed to provide limited transportation to high school students, saying the district’s finances had improved enough to provide the bus shuttle.

A survey of residents in East Toledo’s Birmingham neighborhood revealed that 32 percent of residents have experienced vandalism in a six-month period.

Twenty-eight percent experienced vandalism or theft inside their home, and 50 percent know of a neighbor who was a victim.

Scrappers, sliced tires, drug deals, and boom boxes

Last summer, businessman Rob Horvath complained that semi-trucks were illegally using Consaul Street in East Toledo’s Birmingham neighborhood.

Tuesday night at the Birmingham Library, residents told Toledo Police Chief Derrick Diggs that 18-wheel trucks are still finding their way down Consaul un-ticketed and often unnoticed by police.

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