Friday, 29 August 2008 08:34
The Eastwood High School Alumni Band will perform with the high school band at the pre-game show at the Sept. 19 home football game vs. Otsego.
Band members are invited to play in the stands with the marching band dur-ing the game. A limited number of instruments are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Alumni will gather in the high school gym at 5:30 p.m. for social time. A rehearsal will be held at 6:15 p.m. All former band members are welcome to play with the band or just to come and socialize.
Register by Sept. 8 by calling Eastwood High School at 1-877-287-3217 or www.eastwood.k12.oh.us/bandpage/alband/albandform.htm.
A POW-MIA Recognition Day will be hosted by VFW Post 2510 and the Ladies Auxiliary Sept. 20 at the post, 617 Second St., East Toledo.
A ceremony to honor the military personnel who have sacrificed so much for their country will be held at 6 p.m., followed by a dinner at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $5. A cash bar will be available. Call Sue at 419-704-1201 or e-mail Jolee at
for more information.
The Ottawa County Grand Jury recently issued indictments against the fol-lowing individuals, according to Prosecuting Attorney Mark Mulligan:
• Randy L. Devinney, Sr., 53, whose last known address is Genoa, has been indicted on two counts of criminal nonsupport of dependants, both felonies of the fifth degree, after he reportedly failed to pay court-ordered child support for his minor dependent from 2005 through 2007.
• Jonathan A. Taylor, 23, who is currently being held in the Ottawa County Detention Facility, was charged with one count of domestic violence after he was arrested by Elmore Police officers for causing physical harm to a family member. The charge is a felony of the third degree due to Taylor’s two prior domestic violence convictions, Mulligan said.
Public safety classes
The Vanguard-Sentinel Adult Public Safety Center in Fremont will offer the following classes:
• Fire Inspector Class beginning Sept. 8. Classes will be held Mondays and Wednesdays. Students must have at least five years of experience and be recommended by a fire chief. Registration required.
• A Fire/EMT Instructor beginning Oct. 4. Classes will be held Saturdays from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Public Safety Building in Fremont. Pre-requisites include five years of experience and a letter of recommendation from the chief. A Fire/EMT knowledge exam will be given in September prior to the class. Registration required.
• An EMT/Intermediate class will be offered Fridays from 9:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. beginning Oct. 3 at the Public Safety Building in Fremont.
Enroll or obtain more information by calling Lorrie Dymond at 419-334-6901, ext. 409.
Local country-rock band “Saw Buck” will be the featured attraction at the Woodmore-CAGE Kick-off Classic tailgate party Sept. 5, at Woodmore High School.
“We’re glad to lend a hand to CAGE and the work they’re doing for the Wood-more School District,” said band leader Kevin Flagg. “We’re encouraging everyone, including all our fans, to join us for a great time prior to the game.”
Gates will open at 5 p.m. The music will begin at 5:15 p.m. and run until 7:15 p.m. Admission is $10, which includes food and an entry in the night’s Game Ball Give-away drawing.
Woodmore-CAGE is a non-profit group of parents, alumni, faculty and con-cerned citizens whose goal is to develop, finance and construct upgraded arts and athletics facilities for the school district. More information is available at www.woodmore-cage.com.
Adults and teens are invited to Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church Sept. 7, at 9:15 a.m. for a “Pilgrimage Towards Understanding.”
In addition to coffee, juice and refreshments, Pr. David Nevergall and Catholic Deacon Norb Wethington will offer a video review of their participation in last fall’s “Pilgrimage Towards Understanding,” a trip shared between Lutherans and Catholics in our area to religious and cultural sites in Europe.
Children’s Sunday School will also begin Sept. 7. The program will include a new curriculum focused on Bible stories and a new mission - providing support for Heifer Project International, a nonprofit charitable organization that provides gifts of livestock and plants, as well as education in sustainable agriculture to financially-disadvantaged families around the world. Sunday school is held between the 8 and 10:30 a.m. worship services. All events are free and open to the public.
Grace is located on SR 51 (Woodville Road), a mile north of Elmore. Call 419-862-3630, e-mail
or visit www.graceelconline.org.
Assistant chief appointed
At the Aug. 25 meeting of the Oregon City Council, Det. Sgt. Paul Magdich was appointed assistant police chief, effective Aug. 26. He holds the dis-tinction of being the first assistant police chief in the history of the Oregon Police Department.
Asst. Chief Magdich has been with the Oregon Division of Police for 22 years, serving as sergeant for 17 of those years. For the last 15 years, he was in charge of the Detective Bureau/Vice Narcotics.
Fall brush pick up
The Lake Township Road Department has announced the schedule for fall brush pick up for the unincorporated areas of the township.
Pick up, which is for chippable brush only, is scheduled Oct. 13 through 16 in the areas east of I-280 and Oct. 20 through 23 in the areas west of the interstate. Brush should be stacked as neatly and untangled as possible. It should be placed at the road edge with cut branch ends facing in the same direction toward the road. Trash, yard waste and other refuse will not be picked up.
Brush piles that are deemed unchippable should be documented in a photo by the road department and a final determination will be made within 24 hours by a township trustee.
Free wood chips are available at the road department on Ayers Road. Call 419-836-1143 for pick-up times.
“September Weather” will be the theme for a special evening dinner and pro-gram sponsored by the Toledo East Women’s Connection Sept. 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the Bayside Boardwalk, 2759 Seaman St.
Doors will open at 5:45 p.m. WTOL-TV Channel 11 meteorologist Chris Vickers will discuss local weather. Guitarist John Authenreith will entertain and Dale Zeleznik, of Berea, O., will speak about how his life changed when he picked up two hitchhikers.
The cost is $10.50 all inclusive. For reservations, call Caryl at 419-476-2604.
Poll workers needed
The Lucas County Board of Elections needs registered Democrats and Republi-cans to work at the polls Nov. 4.
A three-hour training class is mandatory. Training classes will begin Sept. 3. Applications are available by calling 419-213-2640 (Democrat) or 419-213-2630 (Republican) or at www.lucascountyvotes.org.
The compensation is $100 for Monday night and Election Day plus $15 for training. Applicants must be registered to vote in Lucas County; able to lift 40 pounds; have their own transportation; and never have been con-victed of a felony. Seventeen-year-old high school seniors are welcome to apply.
Fun at the Fountain
The Rossford Business Association (RBA) will host the second annual RBA Fun at the Fountain Sept. 6 from 6 to 11 p.m. on the front lawn of the Rossford city municipal building, 133 Osborn St., between the fire station and the library.
The 21-and-over event will feature live music by Double Shot, a beer gar-den, 50/50 raffle and food by Marco’s Pizza and Cold Stone Creamery.
Proceeds from the $1 admission fee will go to the annual RBA scholarships awarded to local high school students. For more information, call 419-666-0700 or visit www.rossfordba.com.
Nominate a caregiver
Time is running out to nominate a friend, colleague or family member for the Ohio Department of Aging’s Elder Caregiving Award, which is presented to outstanding individuals of any age who sacrifice their time and inde-pendence to provide much-needed care to an aging or disabled loved one.
Nominations can be submitted online, mailed or faxed, but must be received no later than Sept. 15. Visit http://goldenbuckeye.com/caregiver/.
Owens Community College Toledo-area and Findlay-area campuses will be closed Aug. 30 through Sept. 1 for the Labor Day holiday. There will be no classes and the College offices will be closed.
Classes will resume and College offices will reopen Sept. 2.
The Salvation Army of Northwest Ohio will present an audio/visual confer-ence seminar, “I.R.S. Pushes Taxpayers – Taxpayers Push Back,” Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at The Salvation Army area services office, 620 N. Erie St.
Featured speakers will be Roy Adams and Eileen B. Trost. Toledo Attorney Kimberly A. Starr, whose discipline is estate planning, has agreed to serve as the moderator for the event, which is open to estate planning attorneys, CPAs, financial planners, retirement planning service providers and anyone interested in protecting assets to help ensure their financial futures.
There is no cost to attend, however a $50 donation would be appreciated to help offset costs. Register at the door or in advance by calling Bob May at 419-241-1138, ext. 15.
The Sandusky County iDecide 2008 Candidate Forum will be held Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. at the Vanguard Technology Center, 1306 Cedar St., Fremont.
In addition to learning about candidates and issues, there will be an op-portunity to register to vote and mingle with the candidates after the fo-rum.
The event is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce of Sandusky County.
Bridge to close
A bridge on Genoa-Clay Center Road that crosses the south branch of Turtle Creek will be closing Sept. 15 for construction.
The detour route will be Moline-Martin Road to State Route 51, to Genoa-Clay Center Road.
Work on the bridge is expected to be completed by Oct. 31.