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Northwood is looking at installing street lights at Wales and Drouillard roads to improve safety at the intersection.
“We’ve had a couple of accidents there,” Administrator Bob Anderson said at a recent council meeting. “We want to make it as safe as possible.”
The city has received cost estimates to install the lights, he said.
Northwood and Oregon responded quickly to the demands caused by heavy snowfall and subzero temperatures and wind chills last week.
Northwood’s four snowplows had not stopped until the main roads and side streets had been cleared, said City Administrator Bob Anderson Wednesday evening.
A sergeant in the Village of Genoa Police Department who mocked a neighboring police chief in Facebook post cartoons has been disciplined for his actions.
Sgt. Todd Mocniak took down the Facebook posts referencing Clay Township Police Chief Terry Mitchell and had “corrective counseling” in a one-on-one session with Chief Bob Bratton in early December, the chief said. Clay Township borders part of Genoa and the departments regularly assist one another with mutual aid calls.
Northwood officials are continuing to discuss the possibility of being part of a regional dispatch center with other communities in Wood County, but nothing yet has been decided.
Lake Township Police Chief Mark Hummer recently gave a presentation on the topic to Northwood City Council. Hummer, who is leading the effort, has made similar presentations to Lake Township, Walbridge and Rossford, which would also be part of the center.
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