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Oregon may decide not to collect revenue that will be generated by the recently passed senior levy after learning that inaccurate information may have been used in a campaign to get more funds for the James “Wes” Hancock Senior Center on Bay Shore Road.

Councilwoman Sandy Bihn said at a meeting on Monday that she was troubled by information that shows the Area Office on Aging of Northwestern Ohio, Inc., (AOoA) did not cut funding to the senior center this year, as was claimed by Bob Marquette, president of the center.

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The Village of Genoa has increased rates associated with three of its utilities.

Administrator Kevin Gladden said increasing costs of doing business were the reason for the hikes, adding they were needed to keep systems on track financially.

Ordinances passed last week by village council increased the sewer permit and application process from $600 to $1,200 and the rate for underground electric tap-in and storm sewer tap-in each from $200 to $400. The new rates take effect 30 days from the time of passage.

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A recent opinion of the Ohio Attorney General’s office that one person may simultaneously hold the positions of police chief and administrator was expected by Walbridge mayor Ed Kolanko, who repeated his confidence in Ken Frost, the man currently holding both posts.

“I’m very happy the ruling came out as I expected,” the mayor said. “It was one thing I’m confident we were doing correctly and that’s been affirmed by the AG ruling.

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Clay High School Principal Jim Jurski notes that when schools like Ottawa-Glandorf and Napoleon travel for sports, they bring the entire town with them. In town, businesses paint their windows in school colors.

“Whenever you go to a small school, like Carey or Ottawa-Glandorf, and drive through that town, or I just drove through Woodville the other day, all the local business have ‘Go ‘Cats’ and they’ve got their flags flying out there,” Jurski said.

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Texting and driving is a big “NO!”

Today more and more people rely on their cell phones. Additionally, the more that people become dependent on their phones, the more dangerous the roads get. Teens generally make excuses as to why they use their phones to text and drive such as, “It was important,” and “I had to text my mom.”

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