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The Village of Genoa will accept applications for the position of police chief until Feb. 5, Mayor Mark Williams said.

The village is looking for a replacement for Chief Bob Bratton, who resigned after being accused of mishandling a Furtherance of Justice fund between 2008 and 2011 while he was Ottawa County Sheriff.

A hearing on the charge is scheduled for Jan. 29 in U.S. District Court in Toledo.

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For over 32 years, Jan Pugh has been the face of Packer Creek Pottery.

Effective last November, Pugh is no longer the owner, but she plans to remain “the face” of the nationally renowned majolica pottery shop in Genoa.

The 58-year-old Pugh, a 1974 Genoa High School graduate, has passed the torch by selling the business to 2000 GHS graduate Julie Harbal. The two have a long history together.

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Matthew Tylicki has led quite a life since he graduated from Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School. In fact, Tylicki did more things in a 20 year span than most people get to do in a lifetime.

The 1986 graduate has been all over the world, spending time in the Mediterranean, Latin America, Europe, Asia and various places in the United States; even living on the island of Sicily for two years. And though he currently does advanced work for Lockheed Martin– one of the leading companies in the technology world – many people gravitate toward the fact he has worked for the White House Military Office, supporting the Office of the President of the United States for multiple years.

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Mayor Mike Seferian said the city is reluctant to issue citations to property owners for not shoveling their sidewalks following a heavy snowfall because some are unable to keep up with city plows covering them back up again.

Councilman James Seaman at a council meeting on Monday said he had received complaints from some residents about blocked sidewalks after the most recent snow storm.

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Former Genoa High School and Bowling Green State University basketball standout Simone Eli still looks the same, but her vocabulary has changed somewhat.

“I say ‘y’all’ in every sentence,” she said. “That was one of the first things I picked up on, and saying, ‘yes, ma’am’ and ‘no, ma’am.’ ”

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