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Severe Weather awareness
A statewide tornado drill will be held March 25 at 9:50 a.m. Outdoor warning sirens in Wood County will be activated for the statewide drill. The National Weather Service will also activate the NOAA Weather Radio Alert System at that time to test weather radios and announce the drill.
Residents and businesses should take this opportunity to establish, review and practice their procedures in seeking safe shelter when severe weather occurs. Everyone should stay alert for rapidly changing weather conditions when a “watch” is issued and be prepared to take immediate safety measures in the event a “warning” is issued or weather conditions warrant taking action.
The board will release details about a superintendent search in the near future. A special meeting has been scheduled for March 31 at 5 p.m. in the school’s board meeting room.
Susor has worked at Penta since 1978. He worked as a carpentry instructor for two years and also was a supervisor of Penta’s Construction Trades programs. In 1985, he was promoted to director of Penta’s Adult Education division and 10 years later was appointed assistant superintendent. He was hired as superintendent of Penta in 1997.
Susor also previously worked as an industrial arts teacher and an OWA teacher at Northwood High School from 1972 through 1978.
Theater-goers will experience an American tradition full of Midway fun, romance and high hopes for blue ribbons. The production features Rodgers and Hammerstein musical classics, “It Might As Well Be Spring,” and “It’s A Grand Night For Singing.”
The large-cast musical will be complemented by area elementary students who will be playing the parts of children who come to the fair. Tickets, which are $8 for adults and $5 for students and children, may be purchased from Cardinal Stritch High School in advance or at the door until sold out.
High school seniors can sign up for any day of Registration Rocks, which runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on the Toledo-area campus. Attendees are required to RSVP before to the event. Dates are March 18, 20, 26 and 27; April 2, 3, 7, 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, 23, 24 and 30; and May 1, 5, 6, 12, 13, 14, 19, 20 and 21.
“Registration Rocks is a great opportunity for prospective students to receive academic advising, as well as to register for summer and fall classes all in one fun-filled day,” said Jennifer Irelan, Owens director of recruitment.
Throughout each day, students will be able to meet with faculty and staff members, take the Owens placement test and pick up important information about financial aid, clubs and student activities, local housing and academic program offerings. In addition, a separate program on learning to support your children in college will be offered to parents who attend.
Students who attend will have the opportunity to win various raffle prizes during each day, including Owens baseball caps, T-shirts, sweatshirts and more. Additionally, attendees will be provided with a free lunch.
For more information or to register, call 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 7253 or visit www.owens.edu and click on the “Registration Rocks” icon.
Fort Meigs, one of 58 sites operated by the Ohio Historical Society, is located one mile west of downtown Perrysburg on SR 65. Call 800-283-8916 or visit on-line at www.fortmeigs.org for more information.
Open to all individuals living in the Genoa Area School District, the egg hunt will have various age categories, including toddlers through third grade. Several Easter baskets will be available to children finding specially marked eggs. There will also be a grand prize Easter basket drawing.
The Kiwanis Club is looking for new members to help support its various community projects. Call Jean Holcombe at 419-855-8381 for details.
Faith Church is teaming with worship Leader Laura Angel and her worship team from Solid Rock Church, and Rev. Joel Schutte, pastor of Clark Street, Salem and Unity United Methodist churches, to offer this event.
The Havenses have planted the seeds of faith in Africa, India and Jamaica, as well as in numerous cities and congregations throughout the United States. After receiving their calling, they positioned themselves to enter full-time ministry in 1989.
Northwest Ohio residents have an opportunity to purchase a New Englander Rain Barrel at the low price of $79.95 (normally $119.95). This special offer is being made available through the Rain Garden Initiative.
Orders will be taken until March 27. To order, call 877-977-3135 toll-free or visit www.nerainbarrel.com.
Delivery date will be April 4 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the Erie Street Market, 237 South Erie St., Toledo.
EHEAP, which is operated by WSOS Community Action Commission Inc., will end March 31. Income-eligible residents who think they need help from this program must have their applications in by the deadline. The program, which operates from Nov. 1 to March 31 each year, provides income-eligible residents with one-time assistance to pay their heating bills.
A similar program, the Home Energy Assistance program (HEAP), which provides assistance to families not in an emergency situation, also ends March 31. This program is operated directly by the state’s Office of Community Services (OCS) and applicants must submit these applications on their own. WSOS can provide applications to residents who request them.
EHEAP provides up to $950 for propane, and if more is needed, the participant will have to make a co-payment as part of the application process. If a tank is empty, the propane company may charge for a leak test, which will require a co-payment, and that may delay approval of the application.
Appointments are required for EHEAP applicants. To make an appointment for EHEAP help, in Wood County call 419-353-7407; in Ottawa County, call 419-734-2652; in Seneca County - Tiffin area, call 419-447-0084; or in Sandusky County, call 419-334-5126.
The event, presented by the Oregon Community & Family Coalition, the Eastern Community YMCA, is being sponsored by Oregon City Schools, Maumee Bay Turf Center and the National Bank of Oak Harbor.
The purpose of the clinic is to evaluate children age birth through age 18 with burn problems, orthopedic disorders or spinal cord injury or damage for treatment eligibility at a Shrine Hospital. Evaluations, which will be conducted by a physician, will take approximately a half hour.
Children who qualify will receive free medical treatment at a Shrine Hospital in Erie, Pa.; Cincinnati or Chicago. The Zenobia Shrine will also provide transportation for patients and their families.
Call Kathy Tuttle at 419-754-4198 to obtain more information or to schedule an appointment.
The Wood County Drug Task Force Tuesday seized about 941 pounds of marijuana from a vehicle in the garage after a K-9 unit alerted to several places in the residence and the vehicle.
Sheriff Wasylyshyn estimated the marijuana has a street value of $1.5 million to $2 million, making it one of the largest seizures by the task force.
The investigation is continuing, the sheriff said, and a warrant for an unnamed suspect is pending.
The Wood County Prosecutor is expected to present the case to the grand jury in the near future, the sheriff said.
Sheriff’s detectives and members of the department’s special response team were joined by officers from the Lake Township Police Department when the search warrant was executed.
The K-9 unit was assigned to the task force from the Bloomda
No results found.