The Press Newspaper
The new fire chief for the Harris-Elmore Volunteer Fire Department says there’s a good chance the department may seek a new levy in the future to offset department needs.
Jim Wilburn, a 25-year veteran of the western Ottawa County department, became chief April 1. The former fire department first captain was chosen from a group of four in-house candidates, according to the Harris Township trustees’ meeting minutes.
The Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit will be at the spotlight of a new fundraising event April 20.
The $20 a plate steak fry takes place at 5 p.m. at the Catawba Township Community Hall, 3707 N.W. Catawba Road. The dinner includes a 16-ounce T-bone steak, potato, roll and salad. And while you enjoy the meal, there will be a host of auctions, raffles and D.J. entertainment.
Toledo building and code enforcement inspectors have fanned out in a targeted area of East Toledo to evaluate property maintenance and code enforcements as part of the city’s annual “spring sweeps.”
Chris Zervos, director of inspections for the city of Toledo, told residents at the East Toledo Family Center on April 3 that inspections of properties are taking place in a targeted area that covers most of East Toledo.
Countdown has begun to the Genoa Elementary Parent Teacher Organization’s biggest event of the year.
The annual carnival will take place from 5-8 p.m. April 19, on the school grounds.
“It’s definitely our biggest fundraiser of the year,” said PTO President Brandi Baez.
Northwood City Council at a meeting earlier this month discussed the possibility of the city sharing the cost of a police officer that would be assigned to the school district.
Councilwoman Connie Hughes said at a committee of the whole meeting on April 4 that the city had at one time provided a Drug Awareness and Resistance Education (D.A.R.E.) officer to the district, but it was cut from the budget as a result of the recession.