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       Steve Arndt can still remember encouraging the concept of palliative care be adopted at the Riverview Nursing Home in Oak Harbor when he was an Ottawa County commissioner.

        “I’ve seen the difference it makes in an individual’s life,” he said. “It was one of those things that helped change the whole culture within Riverview Nursing Home.”

        The Woodmore school board Tuesday took the first step in placing a renewal levy request on the May 2018 ballot by approving a resolution of necessity for a 3-mill, 5-year permanent improvement levy that was first approved by voters in 2012.

        A second required resolution will be on the agenda of the board’s January meeting, said Cara Brown, who chairs the board finance committee.

       The Lake Township trustees have authorized the township fire chief and solicitor to prepare a contract and job description for the new position of Emergency Medical Service coordinator.

        The trustees last week approved the hiring of Kevin Sanders, a lieutenant in the township’s fire department, for the position.

        Did you ever wonder why and when Advent came into usage in the liturgical church and why Christmas Day is December 25?

        Another thought to ponder — why was Christmas outlawed in New England and why and how was Christmas restored?

        Longtime state legislator Randy Gardner will tell you that another long time state legislator, Charles Kurfess is a mentor and role model in Gardner’s political career.

        Kurfess, now retired, and Gardner are both to be inducted in the Community Contributor category into the Eastwood Alumni Association’s Eagle Way of Fame at the Pemberville American Legion Hall on Feb. 24, 2018. Social time is 6 p.m. and the meal follows at 6:30 Tickets are $28 and can be purchased at the Pemberville Library and Eastwood High School. 




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