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Jerusalem Township Fiscal Officer Julie Van Nest has recommended to trustees that they not hire an assistant because the township cannot afford the nearly $19 per hour wage paid to the previous assistant, Karen Rogalski.

Rogalski, of Ottawa Hills, retired December 31 after serving as the trustees’ part-time assistant for two years,

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As the recession deepens, and jobs become scarce, many are taking advantage of job training and other resources at The Source of Northwest Ohio.

The Source is designed to streamline employment and training programs, help job seekers find work, and help employers find workers, according to Eric Walker, director of the Lucas County Workforce Development Agency, which administers the program.

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Rising property tax delinquencies and fewer dollars from federal programs have more than offset spending cuts the Gibsonburg school board implemented last summer.

Superintendent Tom Peiffer reports in the district newsletter, The Bear Facts, that the district has spent $337,292 less as of Jan. 31 this year compared to Jan. 31, 2008.

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The Eastwood school board has scheduled a special meeting for March 10 at 7:30 a.m. to discuss a proposed bond issue.

Superintendent Brent Welker said he will have an official statement on any board action after the meeting.

The board recently agreed to seek voter approval of a bond issue to fund the local share of construction costs for a new elementary school at the central campus.

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A nine member team from Perrysburg Rotary traveled to San Pedro Sula, Honduras to implement Rotary’s part in a Health, Hunger and Humanity project in the mountains above San Pedro Sula. 

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