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Cities that don’t stay ahead of that end up with catastrophic problems and we don’t want that to be Oregon.

Oregon City Council on Monday voted unanimously to increase the water rates for the water treatment plant and water distribution system, and sewer rates for the wastewater treatment plant and sanitary sewer system. The new rates will be spread out over a three year period, according to Public Service Director Paul Roman. The water rate will increase by 15 percent next year, 10 percent in 2020, and 10 percent in 2021. The sewer rate will increase by 10 percent next year, 5 percent in 2020, and 5 percent in 2021, according to Roman. “At the end of three years – in 2021 – the minimum bill will go up by about $18 per quarter,” he said. “The average is dou-

ble that - $36 per quarter at the end of three years.” Forty percent of residents meet the minimum rate requirement. City Administrator Mike Beazley said at a committee of the whole meeting last

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month that there were several reasons why the rates were being hiked, including: •Increased algae and microcystin in the lake; •Increased regulations dealing with corrosion prevention throughout the system; •Increased mandates from the EPA to upgrade the wastewater treatment plant; •Addressing the aging water pipe infrastructure system. “Cities that don’t stay ahead of that end up with catastrophic problems and we don’t want that to be Oregon,” said Beazley.”Most of the water lines will have 80-100 years of life. We have some that are getting that old now. On top of that, a lot of the ductile iron that was produced in the 50s and 60s has a short shelf life. Some of the neighborhoods and parks in the com-

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Audit flags overpayments By Larry Limpf News Editor A miscalculation by a former Carroll Township fiscal officer of the township’s annual budget resulted in overpayments in 2016 to the fiscal officer, two former trustees and a current trustee, according to a state audit report released last week. The four officials were overpaid a combined $3,571, the report says. Former trustees Rodney Biggert and Kenneth Gyde were each overpaid $913 and James Meek, a current trustee who took office in January 2016, was overpaid $959. Jessica Brough, the former fiscal officer, was overpaid $786. The township and Meek last month agreed to a repayment plan calling for him to pay $100 monthly starting in January 2019 until the amount is fully paid, the report says. State law lists the authorized pay rates for trustees and fiscal officers based on their township’s annual projected budget, which covers total revenues available for spending. “Former fiscal officer Jessica Brough based the township trustees’ compensation for the period of January 1, 2016 through March 2016 on an estimated budget in the $6 million to $10 million range,” the report says. “The calculation of township trustees’ compensation using the $6 million to $10 million range doesn’t appear reasonable given actual 2016 unencumbered balances plus actual receipts…” Moreover, Brough didn’t certify the total amount from all sources available for expenditures with the Ottawa County budget commission as required by state law. When Tina Gyde took office as fiscal officer in April 2016, she filed an amended certificate of estimated resources that put the township’s budget in the $3.5 million to $6 million range. Because Brough authorized the direct deposits that resulted in the overpayments to the trustees, she and her bonding company are liable for $2,785 to the extent not recovered from the three as well as her overpayment. The township was also cited for Continued on page 2

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Twenty-nine percent of transactions tested at year-end were not properly certified by the fiscal officer at the time the commitments were incurred…,

non-compliance involving transactions. “Twenty-nine percent of transactions tested at year-end were not properly certified by the fiscal officer at the time the commitments were incurred…,” the report says. Also, the township had $70,804 in outstanding purchase commitments as of Dec. 31, 2016 that were not certified at yearend. Last year, the auditor’s office flagged $28,100 in overpayments in 2014 and 2015 after similar miscalculations of the township’s projected budget.

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180th Fighter Wing flies over OSU-Michigan game Five members of the National Guard 180th Fighter Wing from Toledo (Swanton) were guests of OSU at the Ohio State-Michigan football game Saturday. They started their visit with a fly over in their F16 fighters during the national anthem. Three of the attendees were OSU alumni and one was also a Clinical Instructor in Orthopaedic Surgery at Ohio State University. Pictured from left to right, Lt. Col. Brian “Beav” Moran, Maj. Justin “Radio” Kreischer, Maj. Robert “Soju” Ryu, Maj. Curt “Chummer” Volt and 1Lt. Jake “Scoobie” Dubie. (Press photo by Harold Hamilton/

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munity that are served by that ductile iron are having far too many water line breaks. We’re going to have to get our grip on that.” Lowest rates Many communities increase rates every year, said Beazley. “You could argue that it’s a responsible approach. We don’t like to do increases. We’ve gone a good long time without across the board increases in more than 10 years,” he said. “We do have the lowest water and sewer rates combined in the region, perhaps the lowest in Ohio,” he continued. “Even after these rate increases are done, we’ll still have the lowest rates. That doesn’t mean we have the lowest costs for service. Oregon, in some ways, is relatively more expensive to serve. We’re 28 square miles and we have fewer customers per mile of pipe for both water and sewer. It costs us more to serve that population spread over a broad area. But our independent water

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Two parcels in Lake Township are among those to be auctioned Dec. 5 in a forfeited land sale by the Wood County auditor’s office. The sale will begin at 10 a.m. in the hearing room on the fifth floor of the county office building in Bowling Green. Each property has been forfeited to the state after failing to sell at a sheriff’s sale. “It is my intent to sell all of the available properties so that they can return to productive use on Wood County’s tax rolls,” Matthew Oestreich, auditor, said. In all, 11 parcels and 13 manufactured homes are listed for sale. However, if the delinquent tax charges are paid prior to the sale they will be removed from the list. The Lake Township parcels are located at 29577 E. Broadway St. and on Latcha Road. Other properties are located in Henry Township, North Baltimore, Bradner, Perry Township, Perrysburg Township and Weston. A list of the properties is available online at: or can be picked up at the auditor’s office. Registration for the sale will begin at 9 a.m. in the hearing room. Successful bidders will receive an auditor’s deed for each property for the purchase price plus $5.50 deed and transfer fee. There will be no delinquent real estate tax liability for the purchased properties but the sales won’t extinguish any federal tax liens that may have been imposed.

system…provides us with flexibility. All in all, it’s been an excellent value and really managed by our public service team in an excellent way.” High standards Mayor Mike Seferian noted the high standards of its water treatment plant. “We not only have kept up with the latest and greatest processes to produce wa-

ter, we’re ahead of the curve, and we like to stay there. We like to keep all of our infrastructure in good shape. So we will see [rate increases] from time to time. We can produce great water, great product, and get it to the people’s houses in a safe and reasonable manner,” he said. “Our rate payers are fairly fortunate,” said Councilman James Seaman. “Our bills are not that high for water and sewer compared to other communities. In many other communities, their bills are so high, they get billed every month. We bill every quarter because it’s a reasonable amount of money.” Notices of the rate increases will be mailed to customers in the first bill in 2019, said Roman. “We want to give a nice, simple explanation,” he said. The last time water rates went up was in 2006, and in 2009 for sewer rates, according to Roman. The operating expenses of the water treatment plant and wastewater treatment plant have doubled since that time, he said.

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Northwood reviewing property maintenance By Kelly J. Kaczala News Editor

it, have the Planning Commission look at it. It’s going to take a while for everyone to look at the whole thing.”

Northwood is seeking to establish a property maintenance code to address properties that have been abandoned and neglected. The proposed ordinance has been tabled since September. “We have been looking for ways to address run down residential and commercial properties,” City Administrator Bob Anderson told The Press last week. “We have commercial buildings that have been sitting vacant and neglected for a while. We have residential buildings that have been vacant and neglected, and are becoming nuisances.” Anderson had recommended that the proposed ordinance be tabled after its first reading in September, and asked that it be sent to the Planning Commission for its review and recommendation to city council. The city wants to adopt the Inter- national Property Maintenance Code of 2018, which is over 50 pages long. “This is a huge document,” Mayor Ed Schimmel said at the September 28 meeting. “Other communities that have adopted a maintenance code have taken this template. Some have adopted the whole thing, some have picked and chose what areas they wanted. It covers a lot of stuff. We just want council to look it over, consider

Prior attempts The city has tried to address the problem in the past, with little success, said Anderson. “We have a vacant building code where we charged commercial property owners for having vacant buildings for a certain period of time. We collected a fee for that. The point was to get them to sell the buildings.” Under the vacant property code, the property owner of a vacant commercial property is not charged for the first year that the property is listed with an authorized real estate agent,” said Anderson. “The owner has to fill out a piece of paper saying it’s listed for sale and they’re trying to sell it,” said Anderson. ”After the second year, there is a fee if it isn’t sold. The next year the fee doubles. The purpose of that is to get them to actively sell their buildings. With this code, we have not gone after residential properties.” The proposed property maintenance code covers residential, commercial and industrial properties, he said. “It covers all buildings in Northwood,” he said. The proposed property maintenance code would allow the city to address buildings that are becoming run down – dilapi-

dated buildings with roofing, siding, and windows in poor condition. “The current zoning code doesn’t have enough teeth to address some of these problems. It allows us to do more than just charge fees. If we adopt it, it allows us to go in and clean up the property, or whatever needs to be done to the property. We charge it back to the property owner on their property taxes. We don’t want to end up owning someone’s property,” he said. Trained professionals The city still has to set up qualified professionals to do the repairs, he said. “We have to find people who know what they’re doing. We have to have someone with experience in mechanical, HVAC, and carpentry. So we’re still a ways from doing this. This is on the table, but there’s a lot of questions about its structure and how we would implement it,” he said. “The Planning Commission has not yet addressed it,” he continued. “This is much more complicated than just saying, `OK, here’s the code and you have to follow it.’ If you’re going to have it, you have to have the ability to enforce it. And if you have the ability to enforce it, you need someone who is trained and knows what to look for. And those are questions we have not answered yet. It’s doable. A lot of cities have this. But we want to do this properly and make sure we have a code we can enforce.”

‘Back from the dead’ Cardinal Stritch graduate Mike Jameson, who graduated in the early 1980s and was a star on the basketball team, will be the first to tell you he has ‘returned from the dead.’ The 6-foot-5 Jameson led the Cardinals, then in the Toledo City League, to wins over then state-ranked Libbey and he had offers to play at Owens Community College. He, of course, is also a television and radio producer — owner of Toledo Sports Network and Creative Video Imagery and hosts Great Lakes Golf Today on 106.5 ESPN The Ticket every Saturday morning. At Stritch’s alumni basketball game last year, he nearly “died” on the basketball court — he was the oldest player participating. After he suffered a heart attack, he was revived by EMS personnel using a defibrillator, but it was a scary moment. He now has a pacemaker and has gotten control of his weight and health. At this year's alumni game (above), Stritch athletic personnel brought Jameson out to the court and let him shoot the winning basket — in street clothes, and the woman who saved his life brought him flowers. (Press photo by Doug Karns/



Ukraine Parliament members visit Toledo The Open World Leadership Center, has sent a delegation of members of the Ukrainian Parliament to Toledo, from Nov. 30-Dec. 4. The delegation consists of three members of Parliament: Yurii Solovei, (Petro Poroshenko Bloc), Ostap Yednak (“Sila Liudei” Party– Power of the People), and Oleksandr Opanasenko (Samopomich Party – Self Reliance). The group is accompanied by Oksana Shabas a bicultural facilitator, and Sergei Vladov a bilingual interpreter. While in Toledo, the Open World delegates will be hosted by Great Lakes Consortium for International Training and Development (a program of Great Lakes Community Assistance Partnership – formerly known as WSOS Community Action), in collaboration with World Affairs Council of Northwest Ohio. Prior to their arrival in Toledo, delegates attended an orientation in Washington, D.C. on Capitol Hill, where they attended policy meetings with several members of Congress. In Northwest Ohio, delegates will collaborate on best practices for accountable governance and constituent engagement with leaders on all levels of government. They will meet with Congresswoman Marcy Kaptur and District Congressman Bob Latta. They will also meet with Ohio Rep. Michael Sheehy, Toledo Mayor Wade Kapszukiewicz, Toledo City Councilman Peter Ujvagi, Lucas County Auditor Anita Lopez, Wood County Common Pleas Court Judge Matthew Reger, Wood County Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn, and other local leaders.

Newsboys collecting Old Newsboys Goodfellows Association volunteers will be collecting throughout the area on Friday, Dec. 7. The association raises funds to help provide shoes, coats, clothing and food for families throughout the greater Toledo area. This year, the Old Newsboys have spent more than $107,439 to purchase 1,279 pairs of shoes, 1,430 coats and other clothing items to help needy children from more than 250 area schools. In addition, the association has supported Toledo Public Schools elementary schools with $20,000 for emergency food vouchers and $20,000 for school supplies. The organization has also funded 11 $5,000 scholarships for area high school seniors. Locally, watch for volunteers in Oregon at the intersection of Navarre and Wheeling, the intersection of Navarre and Coy and at the Circle K. For more info or to donate, visit

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Dental open house A Holiday Open House will be held for Wood County Community Health Center’s new dental expansion Dec. 6 from 4-7 p.m. In addition to tours of the health center and the dental expansion, the event will include light refreshments, free chair massages, a dental-themed photo booth, take-home crafts for children and a raffle. The expansion of the health department and health center building on East Gypsy Lane Road, Bowling Green, was constructed this year as part of a plan to begin offering dental services in 2019. Additional information will be available in the future about specific services and how to schedule an appointment. For more information, visit

Terra All-In-One Day Terra State Community College will host two All-in-One Days to help students enroll in classes for the spring and summer 2019 semesters. All-inOne Days will be held Thursday, Dec. 6 and Monday, Dec. 17 from 8 a.m-7 p.m. in Roy Klay Hall. During the event, new and returning students will apply for admission if they have not already done so, take appropriate placement tests, meet with an advisor, enroll in classes and receive assistance with financial aid. No appointment is necessary. Current students who have not yet registered may walk in. Visit to register or contact the Terra State Admissions and Advising Office at 419-559-2349 or admissions@terra. edu.

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Proponents testify on cemetery lot bill By Larry Limpf News Editor Proponents of a bill that would amend state law covering how townships can reclaim unused cemetery lots testified last week before the Senate Local Government, Public Safety and Veterans Affairs Committee. Matthew DeTemple, executive director of the Ohio Township Association, told the committee Tuesday House Bill 454 would clarify language in the current law. He said the state’s biennium budget for Fiscal 2016-17 included language that granted townships the right of re-entry for burial lots which had a deed of sale prior to July 24, 1986. It required township trustees to notify the last known lot owner by mail or by advertisement in a newspaper. If the owner doesn’t respond within 90 days, the township can reclaim its interest in the lot. Unfortunately, the language in the budget bill “did not permit the township to repurchase an unused lot from an owner that does respond within 90 days,” DeTemple said, adding the Ohio Revised Code already contained authorizing language permitting a township to buy back unused lots purchased after July 24, 1986. Under HB 454, a township wanting to re-enter a lot sold before that date would be authorized to purchase the lot at 80 percent of the owner’s original purchase price, which mirrors the language in the Revised Code. Also, the bill increases the required

Holiday Luncheon The Benton-Carroll-Salem Annual Senior Citizen Christmas Luncheon will be held Tuesday, Dec. 4 in the Oak Harbor High School auditorium and cafeteria. Entertainment by the OHHS Mixed Choir and Band will begin at 11:30 a.m. Luncheon will follow at approximately 12:15 p.m. The cost to attend is $2 per person. Call the Board of Education at 419-898- In Gibsonburg, OH • 419-637-7292 Tues.-Thurs. & Sat. 9-5:30 Mon. & Fri. 9-9

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time for townships to reclaim unused lots purchased prior to July 24, 1986 to 180 days from 90 days. It also requires townships to post any notification of re-entry on the township’s website, if there is one, in addition to the mail and newspaper advertisement requirements. The committee also took testimony earlier last month from Rep. Steve Arndt, R – Port Clinton, and Rep. John Patterson, D – Jefferson, co-sponsors of the bill. Patterson said the issue came to his attention after a constituent attempted to buy an unused lot from a cemetery in his district. Although the cemetery could verify the lot was purchased in the early 1900s, no family member could be reached to determine if the lot would ever be used. “In essence, the lot had been vacated,” Patterson said. “While the township would like to sell the unused lot, because it was 6210 to make a reservation.

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purchased prior to July 24, 1986, current law prohibits such a sale.” An analysis by the Legislative Service Commission notes that a 2009 opinion by the Ohio Attorney General’s office determined that a township could not reclaim its interest in sold but unused cemetery lots by arguing the burial easement was extinguished by non-use. Whether HB 454 would make it through a court challenge remains to be seen, according to the analysis. “Although the bill provides compensation to a pre-1986 lot owner who responds before the notice period ends, a court may find that applying the law to an owner who responds after the notice period ends constitutes an unlawful taking without compensation,” the analysis says. “This issue exists under current law and is not resolved by the bill. The option the bill provides to an owner to receive 80 percent of the original purchase price may not constitute due or adequate compensation in some cases. “For example, a lot purchased for $100 in 1920 may be worth $1,200 in 2018; $80 is significantly less than today’s fair market value and probably would not be considered due compensation. This is not an issue under continuing law for post-1986 lots because lot owners agree to be subject to the 80 percent term. In other words, the township is utilizing its contractual right to reclaim its interest in the lot and compensate the owner 80 percent of the purchase price as authorized by the statute.”

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Police Beats OREGON – Unknown suspect(s) went into a home in the 900 block of Mambrino Rd. and took items on Nov. 14. •Unknown suspect(s) broke into a home in the 500 block of Sylvandale Ave. and broke into a safe, taking items, on Aug. 17. •Pending investigation into a suspect who left dogs in an abandoned home in the 100 block of Waterfox Dr. on Nov. 17. •Unknown suspects broke into Towers Armory, 1469 Towers Rd., and took multiple items, on Nov. 19. •Unknown suspect(s) gained access to the victim’s car and took his laptop in the 2500 block of Granton PL on Nov. 8. •Unknown suspects were in possession of marijuana in the 1700 block of S. Wheeling St. on Nov. 9. •Unknown suspect(s) was in possession of counterfeit bills in the 3700 block of Navarre on Nov. 13. • Suspect damaged victim’s vehicle in the 1100 block of S. Wheeling St. on Nov. 13. •Unknown suspect took a wallet in the 3200 block of Navarre Ave. on Nov. 17. •Recovered vehicle in the 1600 block of Norcross Dr. on Nov. 19. •Unknown suspect(s) obtained victim’s identity and opened up multiple accounts for cash in the 5300 block of Seaman Rd. on Nov. 8. •Unknown suspect(s) took items from victim’s vehicle in the 4800 block of Bay Shore Rd. on Nov. 18. They were found later and returned. •Unknown suspect(s) was in possession of counterfeit bills in the 3700 block of Navarre on Nov. 13. •Pending investigation into suspect forging victim’s check and cashing it in the 3100 block of Navarre

Ave. on Nov. 13. •Suspect stole a lottery ticket from someone in the 2000 block of Woodville Rd. on Nov. 13. •Suspect wrote a check to victim when the account was closed in the 2600 block of Navarre Ave. on Nov. 9. •Unknown suspect(s) opened a credit card in the victim’s name in the 600 block of Sylvandale Ave. on Nov. 12. •Suspect did not pay back loan that was given by the victim in the 1700 block of S. Wheeling St. on April 30. •Suspect was found confused and unable to care for himself in the 3000 block of Pickle Rd. on Nov. 15. •Suspect was in possession of heroin, had an overdose, and was revived, in the 1000 block of Cresceus Rd. on Oct. 20. •Unknown suspect(s) caused damage to a vehicle in the 3300 block of Dustin Rd. on Oct. 21. •Unknown suspect(s) robbed victim with a weapon in the 2800 block of Bay Park Dr. on Oct. 24 •A juvenile suspect damaged school property in the 3000 block of Starr Ave. on Oct. 16. •Unknown suspect(s) took medicine and change from a vehicle in the 2800 block of Pickle Rd. on Oct. 24. •Unknown suspect(s) used victim’s ID and bank card in the 1900 block of S. Shore Blvd to access account to take money. •Someone used counterfeit bills to pay for his order from Marco’s Pizza, 2607 Starr Ave. on Oct. 25. •Suspect stole a woodchipper from a garage in the 2000 block of Verdun St. on Aug. 31. •Unknown suspect(s) took the victim’s envelope containing cash in the 3700 block of Navarre Ave. on Nov. 1.

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St. John’s United Church of Christ, 1213 Washington St., Genoa will host a blood drive Friday, Dec. 14, from 2-7 p.m. The American Red Cross is currently facing a severe blood shortage and has issued an urgent call for eligible individuals of all blood types to give now. Walk-ins are welcome or appointments can be made by calling 1-800-RED CROSS.

Coffee time at B-C-S

Residents of the Benton-Carroll-Salem School District are invited to discuss district issues with superintendent Guy Parmigian and treasurer Cajon Keeton over coffee on Dec. 5 at Blackberry at 11:30 a.m. The informal sessions are intended to provide an opportunity for residents to ask questions about the B-C-S school system.

The Ottawa County Health Department has released the clinic schedule for Dec. 3-7. Unless otherwise stated, all clinics are held at the health department, 1856 E. Perry St., Port Clinton. Dec. 3: Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Clinic, 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Dec. 4: Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Clinic, 12:45-4:30 p.m.; 60-Plus Clinic – Elmore Retirement Village, 9 a.m.noon. Dec. 5: Immunization Clinic (including flu shots), 12:45-4:30 p.m.; 60-Plus Clinic – Danbury Senior Center, 9 a.m.-3 p.m.; Tuberculosis Clinic (no appointment necessary), 3-4 p.m. Dec. 6: Family Planning, Well Child and STD (Sexually-Transmitted Disease) Clinic, 8-11 a.m.

•James David Bedford, 1959 Lilias, Oregon, 180 days Corrections Center of Northwest Ohio (CCNO), 157 days suspended, license suspended one year, $621 court costs and fines, operating a motor vehicle under the influence. •Sean R. Anderson, 2614 Fremont, Toledo, 180 days CCNO, 3 days suspended, license suspended one year, $471 court costs and fines, operating a motor vehicle under the influence. •Steven Thomas Antoszewski, 651 Ryneck, Toledo, 180 days CCNO, 177 days suspended, license suspended one year, $471 court costs and fines, operating a motor vehicle under the influence. •Jake Edward Raines, 2004 Idaho, Toledo, 180 days CCNO, 170 days suspended, license suspended one year, $471 court costs and fines, operating a motor vehicle under the influence. •Matthew A. Tuttle, 1923 N. Erie, Toledo, 30 days CCNO, 30 days suspended, $237 court costs and fines, unauthorized use of property. •Trevair Terhan Tall, 711 Pinewood, Toledo, $187 court costs and fines, possession of a controlled substance. •Kevin Downer, 42 Wheeling, Oregon, 30 days CCNO, 20 days suspended, $187 court costs and fines, domestic violence. •Brian James Petrak-Fennell, 310 Main, Toledo, 90 days CCNO, $187 court costs and fines, possession of a controlled substance. •Michael Martinez, 822 Yondota, Toledo, $187 court costs and fines, possession of a controlled substance. •Tytiana K. Lucas, 1746 Ottawa, Toledo, $187 court costs and fines, possession of a controlled substance. •Jessica Leigh Burnat, 604 Woodvile, Toledo, 90 days CCNO, 83 days suspended, $187 court costs and fines, attempt to commit an offense. •Jesse Lee Angel, 3463 Brown, Oregon, 180 days CCNO, 150 days suspended, $287 court costs and fines, telecommuncations harassment. •Howard William Williamson, 4254 Morning Dove, Oregon, 180 days CCNO 180 days suspended, $287 court costs and fines, assault. •Jessica Leigh Burnat, 1812 Hurd, Toledo, 180 days CCNO, 173 days suspended, $287 court costs and fines, theft. •Chris J. Herman, 2844 Pickle, Oregon, 180 days CCNO, 135 days suspended, $287 court costs and fines, aggravated menacing knowingly. •Shaquille Dairyale Malone, 535 Danberry, Toledo, 180 days CCNO, 180 days suspended, $287 court costs and fines, theft.

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•Chris J. Herman, 2844 Pickle, Oregon, 180 days CCNO, 180 days suspended, $200 court costs and fines, telecommunications harassment. •Anthony Michael Macklin, 424 Fassett, Toledo, $87 court costs and fines, disorderly conduct. • Lori A. Stevens, 7163 Silver Creek, Perrysburg, 180 days CCNO, 165 days suspended, $287 court costs and fines, telecommunications harassment. •Sarah Jane Toth, 1200 S. Yondota, Curtice, 180 days CCNO, 165 days suspended, $287 court costs and fines, theft. •Tammy Jean Buchanan, 3019 Nebraska, Toledo, 30 days CCNO, 30 days suspended, $187 court costs and fines, criminal trespass recklessly. •Ethan Thomas Lehsten, 1441 N. Superior, Toledo, 180 days CCNO, 150 days suspended, $287 court costs and fines, theft. •Richard Budd Rogers, 1701 Kedron, Toledo, 180 days CCNO, 165 days suspended, $287 court costs and fines, assault. •Richard Budd Rogers, 1701 Kedron, Toledo, 30 days CCNO, 30 days suspended, $100 court costs and fines, menacing. •Lori A. Stevens, 7163 Silver Creek, Perrysburg, 30 days CCNO, 30 days suspended, $187 court costs and fines, menacing. •Jake Edward Raines, 2004 Idaho, Toledo, 180 days CCNO, 100 days suspended, $250 court costs and fines, aggravated menacing. •Jake Edward Raines, 2004 Idaho, Toledo, 180 days CCNO, 100 days suspended, $337 court costs and fines, domestic violence. •Hussein Youssef, 5116 Honora, Sylvania, 30 days CCNO, 30 days suspended, $87 court costs and fines, prohibitions state ownership. •Amanda Lynn Sargent, 301 Whitemore, Toledo, 180 days CCNO 150 days suspended, $287 court costs and fines, theft. •Shaun William Sanford, 4964 Arbor, Sylvania, $187 court costs and fines, protection afforded nongame bird. •Bobbie Rebrose Beaty, 2508 Seaman, Toledo, license suspended 90 days, $187 court costs and fines, illegal use or possession of marijuana. •Ronald L. Pioterek, 420 Bronson, Toledo, $187 court costs and fines, possession of a controlled substance. •Larry Raymond Davis, 1335 Brooke Park, Toledo, $237 court costs and fines, possession of a controlled substance. •John Anderson Womack, 215 E. Pearl, Toledo, 30 days CCNO, 27 days suspended, $187 court costs and fines, criminal trespass.

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Stephen R. Harmeyer 6/2/1959 ~ 11/19/2018

Stephen R. Harmeyer, age 59, beloved son, brother, and uncle, was born June 2, 1959 to Richard Harmeyer and Mary Schimming Harmeyer. He was a graduate of Genoa Area High School and was a heavy equipment operator, truck driver and farmer. For six years Steve fought a long, hard battle with cancer, finally winning, but ultimately losing to pneumonia. Steve enjoyed farming, riding his Harley, and spending time with his family. He is preceded in death by his grandparents Lester and Cora Schimming, Blanche Schimming, and Otto and Juanita Harmeyer. Steve is survived by his mother, Mary Schimming Harmeyer; father, Richard (Lenore) Harmeyer; sister, Beth Harmeyer Johnson; brother, John (Deb) Harmeyer; nieces, Melissa Hubscher, Amanda (John) Strauser, Kara (Branden) Boulerisse, Andrea (Alan Haar) Harmeyer; nephew Travis McKibben; great nieces and nephew, Noah and Taryne McKibben, Carlissa Allen, Anslee Strauser, and Hattie Boulerisse; and friend Marylin Hively and family. Services were held by the Robinson-Walker Funeral Home & Crematory, 501 West St., Genoa, Ohio. Memorial contributions in Steve's name may be made to The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, Donor Services, P.O. Box 98018, Washington, DC 20090-8018 or the Allen-Clay Joint Fire District Station #36, 101 E. Sixth St., Genoa, OH 43430. Online condolences may be shared with the family at


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Grand jury issues indictments Press Staff Writer The Ottawa County Grand Jury has returned indictments during its most recent session against the following persons, according to James VanEerten, county prosecutor. -Amanda Mishler, who was indicted on felony charges of drug trafficking and possession and misdemeanor counts of operating a motor vehicle while impaired and child endangering. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, troopers investigating a traffic complaint allegedly found Mishler in possession of methamphetamine, marijuana and drug paraphernalia. She had three children in her vehicle at the time. -Willard Barnette, has been charged with one count of trafficking in drugs and two counts of possession of dangerous drugs – all felonies -Brandon Flick, was indicted on one count each of illegal conveyance of drugs into a detention facility and complicity to convey drugs – both third degree felonies. He is accused of bringing controlled substances into the jail when he was arrested in October. He allegedly conspired with Kelsey Bowen, who also has been charged illegal conveyance. Bowen is also facing unrelated charges of complicity involving the theft of more than $7,500 from an elderly person. -Daniel D. Kitzler, Jr., was charged with one count of inducing panic after he allegedly caused “serious public inconvenience� in the county detention facility. - Hailey K. McClellan was indicted on one count of escape after she allegedly failed to return to custody after a medical furlough. - Kelli D. Hope, Olmstead Falls, O., was charged with three counts of drug possession and one misdemeanor count of possession of drug abuse instruments. - Zachary Sutherland, Oak Harbor, was indicted on one count each of burglary and theft. - Kevin Stavnicky, Port Clinton, was indicted on one count of domestic violence, a third degree felony, after Catawba Island Township police officers responded to an incident at his residence. -Robert Rodriguez faces felony charges of possession of drugs and inducing panic and to misdemeanor counts of child endangering.

-Brian W. Freimark, has been charged with two counts of domestic violence and two counts of child endangering after Elmore police responded to a disturbance. -Tammy Bengela, Curtice, was charged with one felony assault count and several misdemeanor criminal and traffic offenses. According to the Ottawa County Sheriff’s Office, she was impaired when she was involved in a traffic accident and allegedly bit a first responder on the arm. - Robert Bays, Jr., a registered sex offender, was indicted for failure to provide a change of address. -Terrence John Paul Flynn, Port Clinton, was indicted on two counts of gross sexual imposition and one count each of importuning and disseminating matter harmful to juveniles. - Stacy Robinson, David Myers and Bryan Blankenship have been charged with breaking and entering, theft and safecracking in connection with break-ins in Ottawa, Sandusky, Seneca and Huron counties. - Kayla Lane and Bryce Miller, both of Fremont, were indicted on charges related to entries to storage units in August. - Obediah Mullaney was indicted on charges of obstructing official business, inducing panic and drug possession. Mishler, Barnette, Flick, Kitzler, McClellan, Rodriguez, Freimark and Mullaney are being held in the Ottawa County Detention Facility. Robinson, Meyers and Blankenship are being held in the Seneca County Detention Facility. VanEerten said an indictment is a formal charge and doesn’t denote guilt or innocence.

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Gibsonburg Village Council is accepting resumes from citizens interested in filling a vacant seat on council. Ashley Brown has resigned her seat. Those who apply must be a registered voter and a resident of the village. Letters of interest and resumes must be received by 4 p.m. on Dec. 7 and can be sent by mail or delivered to: Marc Glotzbecker,Administrator,,526 N. Webster St., Gibsonburg, O. 43431 They may also be emailed to:

Ottawa County Dancing with the Stars Judges’ Choice winners (from left) Steve Velasquez and Angela LeForce and 2018 Champions Ann Duez and Jim Recker. (Submitted photo)

Dancing with the Stars event The 11th season of Ottawa County Dancing with the Stars wrapped up on Saturday night, Nov. 17, at the Sunrise Banquet Hall in Millbury. Six local stars paired with professional dancers to raise funds for the Ottawa County Family Advocacy Center. The stars included Jill Cecil, Jennifer Collins, Angela LeForce, Joe Miller, Jim Recker and Frank Swinehart. The event raised more than $27,000 to

continue the work of the agency. The stars were assisted by professionals from Class A, Dance Suave, Madison Street Dance and Ballroom Company. Opportunities to be a star next year for season 12 are now available. The Ottawa County Family Advocacy Center’s mission is to provide compassionate support to children and families as they navigate the educational, social and legal systems of our community.


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The Press Poll Do you ſnd the holidays to be fun or stressful? Fun. I hate to see it end. Stressful. Can’t wait for it to be over. I don’t celebrate them.

Tony Arent Millbury “My wife. She’s my best friend. We’ve been married 25 years. Sometimes I know I won’t like her answer but I know she will always be truthful.”

Janet Mann Northwood “My best friend Sue. She’s always there for me and she always has a shoulder for me to cry on.”

Ronda Friesel Millbury “My husband because he’s my supporter... He’s my rock. He’s always honest and he’s my voice of reason.”

Angela Ortner Maumee “My mom because we’re really close. She’s always been there for me.”

Steve Lambing Northwood “I usually talk to my dad when I have a problem. I’ve looked up to him my whole life. He’s never let me down. So I can always rely on him for good advice and vice versa as well.”

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Create more income instead of getting by with less Cutting back on how much money is spent is a typical strategy for dealing with challenging financial circumstances. Reducing spending to accommodate your current income, is more common than earning more to accommodate your dreams. Although it is appropriate to take steps to ensure you are not outspending your financial resources, it’s not the only strategy. There’s no reason you can’t also simultaneously endeavor to boost your income. Getting by with less is a short-term strategy, not a way of life. Taking steps to generate more income is a long-term strategy. A poverty mentality is when a person believes they will never have as much money as they would like. A poverty mentality inhibits creating more. There are various justifications given for this outlook. “I’m not smart enough,” “I don’t know how,” “I’m just not lucky,” “It takes money to make money,” “Nothing ever works for me,” “I don’t know the right people,” and “I’m too old to start now,” are just some of the frequently used excuses. People who don’t believe they can

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A desire to achieve more is a great start, which must be accompanied by a specific plan on how to do so. Your detailed plan should consist of workable steps which can be readily implemented. The question to ask yourself is, “How can I be of more value to others?” Your knowledge, skills, and abilities are aspects of yourself, which can always be improved. This translates into how much you know, what can you do, and how well can you do it. Regardless of where you are now, you can immediately take steps to enhance your knowledge, skills, and abilities. How much you earn is connected to how difficult it is to replace you. This is why entry level jobs usually have the lowest salaries. As you develop yourself to be able to do things most others can’t, your income will rise accordingly. Attitude is just as important as your knowledge, skills, and abilities. Being a person with a can-do attitude, combined with a determination to solve problems, makes you a valuable asset. These characteristics distinguish you from the others in

the workplace. Having a personal standard of excellence is an invaluable asset that boosts your ability to create more. A standard of excellence involves doing more than is expected. Demonstrating a standard of excellence is how people get promotions and raises. You create more because you are worth more Constantly looking for additional ways to be of service also enables you to create more. Take initiative. Deliver more than people expect. This is effective for both employees and business owners. Getting by with less is just a short-term survival strategy to use while you are working diligently to create more. There is a limit to how much you can cut back. There is no limit to how much you can create. NOW AVAILABLE: “Dare to Live Without Limits,” the book. Visit www.BryanGolden. com or your bookstore. Bryan is a management consultant, motivational speaker, author, and adjunct professor. Email Bryan at or write him c/o this paper.  2018 Bryan Golden

Latin America is ripping off U.S. manufacturers By Ryan Ong When people think of American manufacturing, they envision huge factories churning out vehicles and planes. But there’s more to manufacturing than heavy equipment. American workers make advanced medications that treat cancer, biodegradable plastics that reduce pollution, and microchips that give the Smartphone more computing power than NASA had when it put a man on the moon. This high-tech side of our manufacturing sector is under attack. Some of America’s trading partners in Latin America are disregarding legal protections for intellectual property -- and allowing firms to steal American innovators’ ideas. Such practices harm our economy and our workers. U.S. trade officials must urge their Latin American counterparts to stop this abuse. High-tech manufacturing supports millions of American jobs. More than 1 million workers help manufacture specialized computer and communications equipment. Nearly 300,000 produce medicines.

Guest Editorial About 400,000 create batteries and electrical device components. These jobs wouldn’t exist without intellectual property protections. If manufacturers were unable to patent their ideas, rivals could steal their proprietary technology and processes with impunity. Few companies would risk the years of effort and billions of dollars needed to create new products. Strong intellectual property protections also benefit consumers. Everyone who has used a 3D printer, worn a smart watch, or installed solar cells can thank intellectual property rights for creating incentives for innovators to bring those products to market. Unfortunately, many Latin American nations are abusing laws, which allow domestic manufacturers to infringe on foreign inven-

tors’ patents to create copycat products. Longstanding international agreements set clear guidelines to ensure that compulsory licenses are only employed in public health emergencies, like an outbreak. If a foreign manufacturer is unable or unwilling to sell the drug in quantities sufficient to bring the outbreak under control, then a government could permit a local drug manufacturer to produce a generic version for a limited period. But that’s not what’s happening. In Brazil, the government has discussed using compulsory licenses to “promote local production” of pharmaceuticals. The Dominican Republic has tried to issue a compulsory license for a blood thinner. Countries may see compulsory licensing as a shortcut to reduce health spending and make up for underinvestment in their healthcare infrastructures. But revoking intellectual property rights diminishes incentives to invest in the development of the cures of tomorrow. This goes beyond pharmaceuticals. Defending intellectual property, no matter the form, is important. The sale of pirated goods costs Colombia $750 million annu-

Support local businesses with your purchases By Jim Hightower “Cyber Monday” came and went — did you get out there and buy stuff? You don’t actually have to “get out there” anywhere, for this gimmicky shopshop-shop day lures us to consume without leaving home, or even getting out of bed. Concocted by Amazon, the online marketing monopolist, Cyber Monday is a knockoff of Black Friday — just another ploy by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos to siphon sales from real stores. Seems innocent enough, but behind Amazon’s online convenience and discounted prices is a predatory business model based on exploitation of workers, bullying of suppliers, dodging of taxes, and

use of crude anti-competitive force against America’s Main Street businesses. A clue into Amazon’s ethics came when Bezos instructed his staff to get evercheaper prices from small-business suppliers by stalking them “the way a cheetah would pursue a sickly gazelle.” John Crandall, who owns Old Town Bike Shop in Colorado Springs, is one who’s under attack. He offers fair prices, provides good jobs, pays rent and taxes, and lives in and supports the community. But he’s noticed that more and more shoppers come in to try out bikes and get advice, yet not buy anything. Instead, their smartphones scan the barcode of the bike they want, then they go online to purchase it from Amazon — cheaper than Crandall’s

wholesale price. `You see, the cheetah is a multibilliondollar-a-year beast that can sell that bike at a loss, then make up the loss on sales of the thousands of other products it peddles. This amounts to corporate murder of small business. It’s illegal, but Amazon is doing it every day in practically every community. So, let’s pledge to buy from local businesses that support our communities. For information, go to American Independent Business Alliance: OtherWords columnist Jim Hightower is a radio commentator, writer and public speaker. Distributed by

ally. In Paraguay, counterfeiting fuels $17 billion in illegal trade each year. It also hurts our country. Counterfeiting, piracy, and intellectual property theft cost U.S. companies $600 billion annually. There are several steps that Latin American governments can take to better protect intellectual property. Countries could issue clearer guidelines for compulsory licensing that limit the practice to true public health emergencies. Governments could also crack down on companies that condone the counterfeiting of manufactured goods. The health of U.S. manufacturing depends on moves like these that would safeguard intellectual property. Ryan Ong is director for International Business Policy at the National Association of Manufacturers.


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Sauder Village begins work on phase two of ‘20s Main Street Sauder Village has begun work on Phase Two of the 1920s Main Street Community, with contractors working on site preparation, building relocation and new construction to continue the replication of a 1920s Main Street typical to Northwest Ohio. “Thanks to funding from the Ohio State Capital Appropriations and other generous supporters, steps to begin construction of Phase 2 of our 1920s Main Street Community are now possible,” shared Debbie Sauder David, President and CEO. “This phase will include moving of the District 16 School and Dr. McGuffin’s Office to their appropriate place along the timeline as well as constructing the foundations and exteriors of the east and west Main Street Buildings. A 1920s gas station and auto dealership is also being built.” While funding has been secured to begin construction, partners are still needed to complete the project. “From a soda fountain, candy shop, theater and grocery store to a fire station, bank, hardware store and more…we are excited about our plans for the continued development of our 1920s Main Street Community,” shared Andy Brodbeck, Director of Development. “When you think about how generous people have been, it is truly humbling, and we are so grateful for all the needed support that continues to come in to help make this project a reality.” The “Walk Through Time” at Sauder Village has been developed over the past 16 years with the help of staff, volunteers, contractors, donors and capital funding. Guests can experience more than 120 years of Great Black Swamp history while traveling from Natives and Newcomers to Pioneer Settlement, The Grime Homestead,

Sauder Village has begun work on Phase Two of the 1920s Main Street Community, which will continue the replication of a 1920s Main Street typical to Northwest Ohio. (Submitted photo) and soon even more of the 1920s. “We continue to look for new ways to immerse guests in authentic experiences that make history relevant to our lives today,” David added. “We are excited to have contractors beginning their work on

this project so that we can move forward with our plans to share even more unique demonstrations and hands-on experiences with our guests as our 1920s Main Street is developed over the next few years.” As construction continues over the

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One SeaSkate brings public ice rink back downtown Toledo ConnecToledo, the Downtown Development Corporation and One SeaGate Partners have brought public ice skating back to downtown Toledo for the first time in nearly 30 years. One SeaSkate is a synthetic ice rink located along the riverfront at the fountain between One SeaGate and the Renaissance Hotel. The rink is run by Other Ice, LLC, which offers skates available for rental for $2. Skaters may also bring their own skates. Skate sharpening is available for $1. “We are so excited to see skating return to downtown for the public and for private events,” said ConnecToledo’s Vice President of Operations, Cindy Kerr. “The experience along the riverfront is in a unique setting since you’re surrounded by our tallest buildings, footsteps from the Martin Luther King Bridge and within view of the Maumee River. General admission is $5 for individuals and $4 for members of groups of 20 or more. Student and military pricing is $3


gift items, food vendors, an ornament-making station for kids and a visit from Santa and his Elf (2-4 p.m.) with photo opportunities by Yvonne. For more details, call 419-862-3182 or visit

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Arts & Crafts Festival An Arts & Crafts Festival will be held Sunday, Dec. 2 from 1-4 p.m. in the Brown Welcome Center at Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, 19255 W. Portage River S. Rd., Elmore. The free, family-friendly event, will include arts and craft vendors offering unique

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43rd Holidays at the Manor House open through Dec. Up to 40,000 people are expected to tour the grand mansion at Wildwood Preserve Metropark during this year’s extended Holidays in the Manor House celebration. The 43rd annual event opens Saturday, Dec. 1 and continues through Sunday, Dec. 16. It is open each day from 10 a.m.-8 p.m.; the house will be closing at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 5. Admission is free. Visitors can also stroll a lighted path leading from the Manor House down to the boardwalk (follow the signs), and stroll through the decorated Shipman Garden. Other highlights include: • Bigger model train exhibit – The Swanton Area Model Railroad Club’s popular exhibit has moved to Metroparks Hall this year, with the biggest display yet! • Carriage rides – Carriage Rides return this year on weekends during Holidays in the Manor House. • Ice skating –Ice skating will be available at the Manor House. Bring your skates any day -- it’s free. Free skate rental will be available weekends during Holidays in the Manor House. • Mitten Tree – Guests are invited to bring donations of new hats, scarves and gloves to place on the Mitten Tree. Items collected will be donated to local children in need. The Mitten Tree is an annual project of Volunteers in Parks. • Make s’mores – Stop at the S’more Shack and make s’mores over an open fire on the way to or from the Manor House. • Shipman Garden – Wander through the decorated historic Shipman Garden and pause to take posed outdoor photography in this winter dreamscape. • Holiday Lighted Trail – The Boardwalk Blue Trail, located behind the Manor House, has been transformed into a spectacular lighted trail to enhance your Holidays experience. • Family Movie Days – Two, free holiday movie nights in the Ward Pavilion (east entrance) are another new addition to Holidays this year. Movies begin for both of the following showings at 2 p.m. Showings include “Elf” Sunday, Dec. 9 and “The Polar Express” Saturday, Dec. 15. Santa and Mrs. Claus will make appearances after the Dec. 9 show from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. and before and after the Dec. 15 show from 1- 2 p.m. and from 3:30-4:30 p.m. • Food truck – Smash Dawgz food truck will be on site, located near the ice rink and the S’mores Shack. • Santa’s Mailbox – Santa asked the Metroparks to place a special delivery box with express service to the North Pole at Holidays in the Manor House. The mailbox will be located in the basement of the Manor House. Wildwood Manor House is located at 5100 W. Central Ave., Toledo. Visit for more details.

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Through Dec. 31: Lights Before Christmas, Toledo Zoo & Aquarium, Toledo. Sun.Thurs., 3-8 p.m.; Fri.-Sat., 3-9 p.m. The 2018 edition of the area’s brightest holiday tradition features more than 1 million lights and more than 200 illuminated animal images plus much more. (Closed Christmas Eve and Christmas Day). Through Jan. 6: Hayes Model Train Special, Hayes Presidential Library & Museum, Fremont. This operating train display runs through an intricate Victorian holiday scene. Admission is included in the Hayes Museum ticket price. 419-3322081, Through Jan. 6: Hensville Lights, Hensville, downtown Toledo, 6 p.m.-midnight. Through Jan. 13, 2019: “Rebecca Louise Law: Community,” Toledo Museum of Art. British artist Rebecca Louise Law has designed and created a site-specific installation using both dried and fresh plant materials. Through Feb. 24, 2019: “Sights & Sounds: Art, Nature, and the Senses,” A multisensory art installation of video, new media and works on paper by artists from around the world launches a recently renovated gallery dedicated to contemporary art at the Toledo Museum of Art. Through May 29, 2019: Special Exhibit “A Family of Service: The Hayeses in World War I,” Hayes Presidential Library

December Dec. 1: Olde Fashioned Christmas, downtown Oak Harbor. Santa arrives at Adolphus Kraemer Park to light the Village Christmas Tree and kick off the holiday season. Visit him at Portage Fire Station and enjoy a cookie and hot chocolate at the Portage Fire District Fire Station. Shop in Santa’s Secrete Shop. Dec. 1: Holiday Parade, downtown Fremont, 6 p.m. Dec. 1: Gibsonburg Tree Lighting, Williams Park, 7 p.m. Dec. 1: Ugly Christmas Sweater 5K Run & Walk, American Legion, 300 S. Main St., Gibsonburg, 9 a.m. Entry fee is a new, unwrapped toy or non-perishable food item. 419-637-2634, Dec. 1-2: Fremont Flea Market, Sandusky Co. Fairgrounds, Fremont. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. and 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Sun. Free. Dec. 1-2, 22-23: Tour Ottawa Wildlife Drive, Ottawa Ntl. Wildlife Refuge, Oak Harbor, sunrise-sunset. Enjoy the refuge from the comfort of your car. The seven-mile gravel route begins from the overflow parking area. 419-898-0014, Dec. 1-16; Holidays in the Manor House, Wildwood Preserve, Manor House, Toledo. Free admission. Stop at the tent to make s’mores; wander over to Metroparks Hall, just a short walk from the Manor House,

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to warm up while enjoying family-friendly activities and more decorations. Food will be available at the Hall from a local food truck. Dec. 1, 7, 8: Holiday Lantern Tours, Sauder Village, Archbold. Tours last roughly 90 minutes and will be repeated every half hour from 4:30-8 p.m. Reservations required. Call or register online., 800-590-9755. Dec. 2: Woodville Tree Lighting, 7 p.m., on the east lawn of the United Methodist Church, 201 W. First St. Immediately following the ceremony the festivities will continue in the Church Fellowship Hall and will include Christmas Carols with the children’s choir, a performance by Rebecca Taylor’s dance students, along with refreshments Dec. 2: Arts & Crafts Festival, Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, Elmore, 1-4 p.m. Art and craft vendors with gift items, food vendors, ornament-making station for kids and a visit from Santa and his elf (2-4 p.m.). Free. 419-862-3182, Dec. 2: Holiday Open House, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, Black Swamp Bird Observatory, Magee Marsh, Oak Harbor, noon-4 p.m. Music, crafts, Santa, the Grinch and Puddles the Blue Goose will be on hand. 419-898-0014, Ottawa. Visit all three locations to become eligible for a chance to win a gift basket. Dec. 2: Old West End Tours de Noel, Historic Old West End, Toledo, noon-7 p.m. Five beautifully decorated homes will be showcased during the tour. Day-of-tour tickets available at First Congregational Church, Glenwood Lutheran Church, Old West End Antiques or any tour house. Visit Dec. 3: Northwood Tree Lighting, Northwood Commons (formerly Great Eastern Shopping Center). Santa, have some hot chocolate and cookies, and listen to the Northwood Schools Choir. Bring an ornament for the tree and a canned good and new/gently used toy for the Ladies Auxiliary. Dec. 5: Toledo Walleye vs Cincinnati Cyclones, Huntington Center, Toledo, 10:35 a.m. Dec. 6: Old Dominion, acclaimed country band, in concert, Huntington Center, 7:30 p.m. Dec. 6: Beer, Wine & Food Tasting: Celebrations Foods Theme, Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, Elmore, 6:30-8 p.m. Join personal chef Jennifer Schuerman for a beer and wine tasting experience for the novice and expert. Registration required. $30. 419-862-3182, Dec. 7: Toledo Walleye vs Tulsa Oilers, Huntington Center, Toledo, 7:15 p.m. Dec. 7: Sandy Hackett’s “The Rat Pack,” the Valentine Theatre, Toledo, 8 p.m. Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Joey Bishop are alive again through the


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guise of Sandy Hackett’s Rat Pack Show. Dec. 7: Holiday Open House & Resource Fair, Ottawa Co. Fairgrounds, Building 3, Oak Harbor, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Open to seniors, caregivers and the community. Sponsored by Ottawa Co. Senior Resources. 419-898-6459. Dec. 7-8, 14-15, 29: Lights Before Christmas Overnights, Toledo Zoo, 6:30 p.m. Enjoy the Zoo for the lights, then spend the night. The overnight experience features up-close encounters with animals, special talks by Zoo staff and more. Dec. 7-9: “Joys of the Holidays,” Fremont Community Theatre, Fremont. Curtain time is 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat. and 2 p.m. Sun. A variety show extravaganza featuring two quartets, a soloist, musicians, a ballet tribute to “The Nutcracker,” and more. 419332-0695, Dec. 6-9, 13-16 and 20-21: Winter Wonderland Holiday Light Display, Sandusky Co. Fairgrounds, Fremont. Drive thru Thurs. and Sun. 6-8 p.m.; walk thru Fri. and Sat. 6-9 p.m. Drive thru only Dec. 20 and 21. Cost $1; kids under 12 free. Non-perishable food items being accepted for Sandusky Co. Food Pantry. Dec. 8: Second Saturdays R 4 Kids, Hayes Presidential Library & Museums, Fremont. Kids can learn how to paint a Christmasthemed picture on canvas. Cost: $3 for kids. Reservations required. Call 419-332-2081, ext. 230. Dec. 8: “A Lakeside Christmas,” various locations. An all-day event with children’s activities and more. Dec. 8: Toledo Symphony: Toledo Ballet’s “Nutcracker,” Stranahan Theater, Toledo, 2 and 6 p.m. Dec. 8: Toledo Walleye vs. Wheeling Nailers, Huntington Center, Toledo, 7:15 p.m. Dec. 9: Holiday Open House, Fort Meigs Memorial, Perrysburg, 1-4 p.m. War of 1812 soldiers/civilians will be on hand to provide demonstrations. Holiday music, hot cider and cookies, and activities. Dec. 9: Blue Goose Bus Tours, Ottawa Ntl. Wildlife Refuge, Oak Harbor, 9:30 a.m.noon and 1-3:30 p.m. Explore closed areas of the refuge to observe wildlife on this behind-the-scenes bus tour. Reservations required. 419-898-0014, Ottawa. Dec. 11-16: “Elf,” the Broadway Musical, Stranahan Theater, Toledo. Broadway’s holiday hit musical, is the hilarious tale of Buddy, a child who is transported back to the North Pole. With Santa’s permission, he embarks on a journey to find his birth father.

Clay grad Cody Achter proves dreams come true By Melissa Burden Press Contributing Writer Growing up in Oregon, Cody Achter had no idea that he would end up working for one of his musical idols. He likely never would have guessed that one day, he would be able to pick up his idol’s album, and look at his own artwork on the cover. But that’s precisely what happened. A 2009 Clay High School graduate, Achter grew up with his late father Kenny, his mother Merry, and brothers Dustin, a 2002 Clay graduate and Todd, a 2006 Clay graduate. Achter was in the visual communication program in high school. Although he loved music, he decided to pursue a degree in graphic design. “I decided that graphic design probably would allow me to earn a living,” Achter said. “If you are into design, you want to do an album cover. I knew I would one day design a cover, but I did not know who I would do it for.” Achter went to the School of Advertising Art, now The Modern College of Design, in Kettering, Ohio. He graduated in 2011 with an associate of applied business degree. He moved to Texas to be near his mother, although he did not have a job at the time. “I was working at a Kroger at the time,” he said. “I volunteered for the Dallas Society of Visual Communication (DSVC). While doing that, I got a referral to apply at an advertising agency, The Marketing Arm, in Dallas. I was a junior art director there for two years.” Then Achter decided to move to Los Angeles with $500 in his savings account. “I just thought it was time to move to LA,” he said. “I always dreamed about living here. I started to job hunt and found a graphic design job, working from home. After about a year, I saw an ad for a job with a place called ‘’ I had no idea what the company was. Achter said he walked up to the “Star Wars-like” building for his interview. He was told he would be interviewed by William. “They kept saying, ‘William this,’ and “William that,’” Achter said with a laugh. “I really had no idea. Then I was told I would interview with” For the uninitiated,, along with and Taboo, are the founding members of the musical group The Black Eyed Peas. “When I was in high school, they were one of the biggest groups out there,” Achter said. “I was shocked. I am a hip-hop connoisseur. I was familiar with’s older and newer work. I was hired that day. I am just amped to be around somebody-

Clay High School grad Cody Achter realized his dream of having his art on an album cover when The Black Eyed Peas released their seventh album, “Masters of the Sun,” on Oct. 26. (Photo courtesy of Cody Achter)

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Put Heidebrink anywhere on the pitch, and he’s effective By J. Patrick Eaken Press Sports Editor Under the leadership of veteran coach Carlo Pocino, Woodmore has become a juggernaut in boys soccer. The Wildcats finished a 17-3 season and won a second straight Northern Buckeye Conference championship behind the play of seniors Hayden Heidebrink and Alec Garcia. Heidebrink, because of his versatility, is this year’s Alan Miller Jewelers All-Press Player of the Year, and Pocino, in his 14th year at the helm, is the Coach of the Year. Not only is Heidebrink a scorer, but he’s all over the pitch — on offense, defense, and even in goal when necessary. The 5-foot-11 Heidebrink put up 82 points his senior year on 27 goals and 28 assists. He was a Northern Buckeye Conference first team midfielder who set numerous records — including a schoolrecord most assists in a game (5) and most assists among Northwest Ohio Scholastic Soccer Association schools for a season (28), which was also first statewide in Division III this year and among all three divisions in the NWOSSCA. He was ninth in the NWOSSCA for goals scored and 27th across all three divisions statewide. For his career, he has 44 goals and 45 assists. “Hayden has been a driving force the last two years at Woodmore with his strong presence at midfield controlling and distributing the ball to other players helping them to control the game and giving Woodmore two NBC back to back titles with a 9-1 record in 2017 and a 10-0 in 2018, and also helping Woodmore reach the district final,” Pocino said. “He is one of those players who will do well playing in any college.” Not only was Heidebrink a scorer, but he became a net minder when the situation called for it. In two key wins, a 3-2 victory over a good Riverdale squad and 5-1 win over Eastwood, both in the tournament, Heidebrink became a goalkeeper in the fi-

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nal minutes. He finished with seven saves. For the Wildcats, Garcia finished the year with 79 points on 34 goals and 11 assists as the Wildcats outscored opponents 114-46. Sophomore goalkeeper Zachary Hunt led the defense with 101 saves. Woodmore junior midfielder Paul Koenig had 13 goals and 10 assists, senior midfielder Brandon Blausey had 12 goals and six assists, senior midfielder Cole Anthony had six goals and six assists, and junior forward Juan Moreno had five goals and four assists. Rounding out the Wildcats’ scoring was not only his veterans, but many of Pocino’s younger players and his team’s future — freshman Christopher “C.J.”

Buchanan had six goals and an assist, senior midfielder Samuel Barbee had two goals and six assists, sophomore midfielder Zachary Hunt scored two goals, sophomore forward Josh Hazel had a goal and two assists, senior midfieler Noah Whitney scored once and senior forward Peyton Sorg had an assist. Woodmore was not the only team in the Eastern Maumee Bay region to win or contend for a league title — Oak Harbor shared the Sandusky Bay Conference Bay Division championship and Clay was in the run for a Three Rivers Athletic Conference title until their final league game. The Eagles, under first-year coach Zachary Soncrant, have two first team

All-Press selections in sophomore striker Keeghan Calkins and junior midfielder Ruger Wamer, who was also the place kicker for the football team. Calkins had 29 points on 12 goals and five assists and Wamer followed with 28 on nine goals and 10 assists. Clay senior forward Zach Row, a second team All-Press pick, had six goals and an assist, and junior Zach Rowe, who had three assists despite playing mostly defense, is also second team. Honorable mention recognition goes to senior left back Brody Leichty (one assist), senior fullback Caleb Bradley (one goal, two assists), and senior midfielder Todd Gyurke (two goals, three assists). Sophomore Trevor Jurski led the team in goal with 43 saves and Bradley added 27. Clay finished the season 9-9 overall, but was 5-1 in the TRAC before losing to St. John’s 6-0 in the next to last game of the regular season. The only other league loss was to St. Francis 4-1, but the Eagles defeated Central Catholic (2-1), Findlay (3-1), Lima Senior (8-1), Fremont Ross (2-1) and Whitmer (5-1) in conference play. The Eagles also had non-league regular season wins over Perrysburg (1-0), Vermilion (6-2), and Bryan (2-0) and gave Amherst Steele (3-2 loss) a run for their money. Clay’s season ended thanks to Northern Lakes League champion and state-ranked Sylvania Northview in their second game of the tournament. Soncrant had been on Clay’s soccer staff for four years – his junior varsity squad went 11-2-1 last season, and this year he replaced Justin Guy as varsity head coach. Soncrant’s assistant coaches were Scott Wamer, Robb Calkins, Dustin Ramsey and Dean Shousher. The team’s videographer is Rod Young. All-Press soccer selections are taken from all-league selections with adjustments made based on all-district voting. It does not take into account the quality of competition in one league compared to another. All recipients will receive a certificate from Alan Miller Jewelers. Sportswriter Mark Griffin contributed to this article.

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By J. Patrick Eaken Press Sports Editor Oak Harbor boys soccer went 10-7 and won a Sandusky Bay Conference Bay Division co-championship, but took a quick exit out of the tournament thanks to a lower seed from 60 miles away. However, on October 13, the Rockets knew they had to defeat Huron to share the the league title with the Tigers, and the Rockets did so with a 3-2 victory. For the first time all year – and in the final regular season game, the Rockets were able to have both of their senior captains playing. Center midfielders Tristan Lacer and Kolton Hall suited up for their final regular season home game of their careers after both suffered severe injuries that kept them out the majority of the season. “Lacer played in only his second game of the season after suffering a broken ankle in the final pre-season game. Hall had been out since game five with a knee injury but wanted to try to play. Their presence and senior leadership willed the young Rockets team to their best game of the season against one-loss and SBC co-champion Huron,” said Coach Ken Filar. Lacer was one of Oak Harbor’s top players his junior year, despite missing three weeks that season, and was the Alan Miler Jewelers All-Press Co-Player of the Year. Last year’s team finished 14-5-2 and reached the district final, but because he missed so much of this year’s season Lacer only received second team honors in the SBC, district, and on this year’s All-Press Team. However, three Rockets are first team and they all are juniors — forward Mason VanNess, midfielder Adam Barton and defenseman Jon Robinson. However, having Lacer back his senior year for the Huron game was huge for Filar’s squad — his midfield presence helped the team on defense and offense. In the win over the Tigers, Caleb Heintz, Mason VanNess, and Jose’ Hartmann scored for Oak Harbor with junior captain Aidan Barton and Sophomore Luke Jacobs getting assists. Goalkeeper Caleb Goldstein made

A), Hall (2 G, 2 A), Josh Collins (2 G, 1 A), Noah Mylander (2 G, 1 A), Mason Gradel (2 G), Heintz (2 G), Lacer (2 G), Michael Judge (1 G, 2 A), Chance Milledge (1 G), Brock Hanney (2 A), and Luke Jacobs (1 A). In goal, Goldstein led the way with 61 saves, Hartmann had eight saves and Heintz had four saves. Other wins this year came over Willard (2-0 and 2-1), Old Fort (7-1 and 4-1), Port Clinton (7-0 and 2-0), Edison (2-0), Lake (21) and Clyde (6-2). Losses were to Northern Buckeye Conference champion Woodmore (5-2), Genoa (5-1), Huron (2-1), Van Buren (6-0), Edison (2-0) and Fremont Ross (4-2). However, in the tournament, No. 4 seeded Oak Harbor drew and hosted No. 7 seed Ada (11-6-1) out of the Northwest Conference, which includes schools from as far away as Van Wert County. That’s what can happen with the new district draw format adopted a few years ago. Somehow, the Bulldogs made use of their 60-mile journey, defeating the Rockets, 2-1. “We had a bad ‘down’ and our season ended against a team that only had three shots against us and scored on two of them, including a bad goalkeeper error,” Filar said. “We couldn’t score ourselves though, which is kind of important.”

Oak Harbor senior Tristan Lacer was last year's All-Press Co-Player of the Year, but saw little time this year because of an injury. (Press photo by Laura Bolander)

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five saves. The victory gives Oak Harbor its fifth championship in the last six years. “It was a very difficult season for us with several hurdles and challenges in our way. Despite them all and the many ups and downs, the boys managed to have all of their ‘ups’ in our league games which allowed us to tie for the SBC championship,” Filar said.

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“We have several young kids who were forced to play a lot of varsity before they were ready and they will be key guys down the road.” The Rockets were led this season by Aidan Barton, who had 13 goals and seven assists, VanNess with nine goals and six assists, and Petersen with three goals and four assists. Other scorers were Hartmann (3 G, 2

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Are Cardinals, Comets on a collision course again? By J. Patrick Eaken and Mark Griffin Two years in a row, Genoa and Cardinal Stritch have met in the Division III district tournament at Central Catholic’s Sullivan Center, and two years in a row the Cardinals have prevailed. Both teams could be on the same collision course this year. Both are heavily favored to be at the top of their respective conferences, and if they can hold serve there, here comes another district tournament showdown. Everything seems to be in place for the Cardinals, who have won 43 games the past two seasons. Stritch returns all five starters from last year’s fifth-ranked team, which lost to 11th-ranked Archbold in the Division III district finals. Coach Jamie Kachmarik said the Cardinals looked good in preseason scrimmages. “We can defend, we can run, we’re athletic and we can shoot,” he said. “We are extremely athletic. The biggest thing right now is the unknown depth. We have younger guys who haven’t been there, but anytime you have a chance to start a 6-6 kid and a 6-7 kid along with our backcourt, I like our team.” In five years at the helm, coach Zack Alt’s Genoa teams have won two Northern Buckeye Conference championships. This year, his team is the favorite to win another, but Alt is getting a late start in putting everything together because the football team reached the Division V regional finals and many players just got onto the basketball court a couple weeks back. There’s another issue with that — Alt says he “has some pretty banged up guys out of football.” Right now, Alt is saying he expects his team to finish in the “top half” of the NBC standings, and he’s committing to nothing more. “There are extremely talented teams

Returning Cardinal Stritch 6-foot-5 forward Andrew Bench slams down two for his Comets. (Press file photo by Harold Hamilton/

with very good coaches. Every night will be a grind,” Alt said. Lake, Eastwood and Woodmore hope to have something to say about whether or not the Comets can repeat as Northern Buckeye Conference champions. The Wildcats looked good in the preseason, coach Aaron Clouse said, but there is still work to be done. “We have stretches where we look pretty good in transition and on offense,” he said. “We have shown an ability to get out and get high-quality looks in transition. Defensively, we have a lot of work to do. We’re not communicating enough and we’re giving up second shots. If we can defend and rebound, this team has a shot to be pretty good.” At Lake, finding players who aren’t afraid to speak their mind won’t be an issue for coach Jeff Limes this season. “Our strength is going to be our leadership,” Limes said. “We have a great group of seniors in a leadership role. Our (game) experience is pretty good. Our potential is going to be whatever we decide to make it. These kids are extremely hungry to win. They’re coming off a great football season, and winning is very contagious.” Eastwood coach Todd Henline has virtually lost his entirely starting lineup to graduation. That leaves Henline with a relatively clean slate on making the decision whom will crack the starting lineup this season. “These guys played a little bit, but not a lot of minutes,” Henline said. “They were more role players who gave a breather (to the starters) here and there. Each (returning) kid probably played a quarter or two a night. I have 11 guys on varsity, and I can see myself playing nine or 10 on any given night.” (Basketball previews by Press Sports Editor J. Patrick Eaken and contributing writers Mark Griffin and Yaneek Smith can be found in a special edition inserted into this week’s edition of The Press. Graphics are by J. Patrick Eaken and Peggy Parton).

Eagles may be favorites, but Wildcats, Flyers look good By J. Patrick Eaken and Mark Griffin Eastwood girls basketball returns four starters from a team that tied Elmwood for the Northern Buckeye Conference title last season. It was the Eagles’ first title since 2007 (Suburban Lakes League) and behind Alan Miller Jewelers All-Press Player of the Year Jamie Schmeltz, they believe they are in position to defend. The only difference — the goal this year is to win outright. Coach Nick Schmeltz’s squad opened this season with a 62-44 win at Evergreen on Nov. 23. “We looked pretty good,” Schmeltz said. “We started a freshman (Aubrey Haas) and played another freshman (Kenna

Souder) off the bench. We played a sophomore (Jaylee Souder) and the rest were juniors and seniors. We blended pretty well. I feel good about the girls we have coming back and the new girls.” Jamie Schmeltz scored 34 points with 11 rebounds and seven assists against Evergreen. “She distributed the ball pretty well,” coach Schmeltz said. “Obviously we’re going to still need her to score, but we need to get others involved. She really got in the gym a lot this summer to hone in and be a little more accurate beyond the 3-point line.” Don’t count out Flyers Lake finished second in the coaches’ preseason voting and even got one first place vote, so coach Joe Nowak obviously

believes his girls stand a strong chance of contending with the Eagles. The Flyers return the bulk of their experience from last season, but Nowak said replacing graduated point guard Maddy Hodgson will be a game-by-game effort. “We leaned on her for several years,” said Nowak, whose team finished third in the Northern Buckeye Conference last season. “We have people who have played the point before, but not necessarily at the level as Maddy. We will probably be point guard by committee.” Woodmore suddenly is experienced and deep, so don’t count out the Wildcats. “We have some depth,” coach Kyle Clair said. “The pace we want to play at, we’ve been working since day one trying to maintain that pace. The kids have to be able to come off the bench and contribute.”

At Genoa, long time area basketball coach Mike DeStazio retired and opened an Italian restaurant in Elmore Last year’s final season for DeStazio saw his team get only three wins, but his team was young and now more experienced for first-year coach Kimberly Meyer. Still, she has just one senior and five freshmen on her varsity roster. Meyer is still being cautiously optimistic, expecting a sixth place finish in the Northern Buckeye Conference for her Comets. She admits to “changing the style of basketball with a new coach.” “We are very young and inexperienced,” Meyer adds. “We work very hard. We have a lot of role players and many girls that can step up at any time. The scoring is very even between the players. They play very well as a team.”

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Ohio State lineman Thayer Munford and wide receiver Parris Campbell Jr celebrate Chris Olave’s second touchdown. (Press photo by Harold Hamilton/

Nico Collins scores a touchdown for the Michigan Wolverines in their 62-39 loss to the Ohio State Buckeyes in Ohio Stadium. (Press photo by Harold Hamilton/

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by Harold Hamilton mer Ohio State quarterbacks J.T. Barrett or Braxton Miller, but the mere threat of a run helps to keep the defenses honest. For his effort, Haskins was chosen as Big Ten Player of the Week for the sixth time this year. His performance upped his season passing numbers to 4,081 yards, second-best in the nation, and 42 touchdowns, first nationally. Haskins has set multiple records at OSU and in the nation and is currently ranked third by prognosticators in the Heisman Trophy hunt. (Harold Hamilton is a freelance photographer from Northwood who had media credentials to cover the Ohio StateMichigan game through The Press. He can be contacted at 419-509-6883, hehphotos@ or, or through his website,,)

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Two days after Thanksgiving, on a Saturday at precisely 12:06 p.m., the worst beating Michigan football has ever taken from Ohio State began. It seems many Buckeye fans were thinking that the way Ohio State had played this year, Michigan would avenge the 15 losses they have suffered to Ohio State since 2001. Michigan fans, however, seemed surprisingly reluctant to predict a win against an Urban Meyer-coached team. They were right. Ohio State brought a different team to the game and did just about everything you could ask for and whipped the daylights out of the team ‘up north.’ The final score — 62-39. The Buckeyes offense owned the No. 1 Michigan defense. The OSU offense gave quarterback Dwayne Haskins plenty of throwing time, opened the line for running backs Mike Weber and J.K. Dobbins and did not allow any sacks. After Saturday’s game Michigan had a reason to be called “blue.” The Buckeyes were quick to begin what was to become a blood bath. The Buckeyes’ first possession went six plays for 57 yards and their first touchdown on a pass from Haskins to freshman Chris Olave. This was just the beginning of an outstanding day for Olaye, the young relatively unknown who was almost over looked by OSU. It seems that he had to sit out his junior high school year because he transferred schools. There was minimal film of him and he was initially overlooked. Brian Hartline, now one of the Buckeye coaches, somehow spotted Olaye and convinced the rest of the staff to help evaluate the receiver and OSU grabbed him. In the second quarter Olave was again the recipient of a 24-yard Haskins pass for another TD. Still not done, Olaye blocked a Michigan punt and another freshman, Sevyn Banks, caught it in the air and returned the rock 33 yards for a touchdown. The blocked kick was not a freak accident. It seems that defensive coach Greg Schiano came up with a formation that he thought would put Olave in a position to block a punt. He showed it to Meyer, who said it wouldn’t work because Olave would only have 2.1 seconds to block it and he wasn’t that fast. The opportunity to try the setup came in the third quarter. With Michigan in punt formation, the Ohio State interior defensive linemen did not try to punch through and block the kick. Instead, they pushed the Michigan linemen to the side opening a hole for Olave to run through and touch the ball with his hand just enough to slow its trajectory. The ball flew up like a wounded bird and Sevyn Banks caught the ball and took it in for a TD. In his after-game press conference, Meyer said he OK’d an attempt to block the kick, but he thought it would be a different play. When he saw the lineup, he was not pleased and started yelling that it was the wrong play. Fortunately, they didn’t call time out to stop the play. The rest is history. Meyer admitted, “I’ve been wrong before,” and he was again. Haskins, who has a cannon for an arm, like precision ripped apart the nation’s No. 1 defense for 396 yards, six touchdowns and he threw no interceptions. He also ran the ball three times. He does not have the running skill developed to the level of for-

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Curtice Community Club will not meet in December. In 2019, the club will meet the 2nd Tuesday of each month starting Jan. 8 to plan next year’s Curtice Kidz Day Festival, which will be held June 9. Anyone willing to donate to the American Flag Fund for flags to line the streets in Curtice during the summer months may send donations to Curtice Community Club, Box 194, Curtice, OH 43412.


Harris Elmore Public Libraries programs include LEGO Club (ages 6+), Dec. 3, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; The Write Stuff Tween Writers Club, Dec. 4, 4:305:30 p.m.; Spanish Class, Dec. 5, 4:30-5:30 p.m.; Holly Jolly Holiday Trivia at Wine Flight, Dec. 6, 7 p.m.; Adult Coloring, Dec. 6, 6:30 p.m.; Deadline to Enter Elmore Home Christmas Decorating Contest, Dec. 8. Arts & Crafts Festival, Dec. 2, 1-4 p.m., Schedel Arboretum & Gardens, 19255 W. Portage River S. Rd. In addition to art and craft vendors, the festival will include kids’ activities including a visit from Santa and his elf (2-4 p.m.), ornament-making and more. Elmore Senior Center-Elmore Golden Oldies, located in Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. (corner of Witty & SR 51), open Tues. & Thurs. at 11 a.m.; lunch served at 11:30 a.m. (reservations for lunch required by 10 a.m. the day before). Blood pressure & blood oxygen screenings 2nd Tues. of each month; blood sugar & blood pressure screenings last Tues. of each month; educational / informational speakers on Tues.; Euchre game every Tues. & Thurs. after lunch. For reservations, call 419-862-3874. Elmore Historical Society Monthly Meetings are held on the 1st Wed. of every month at 6 p.m. at the Historical Society Building. Elmore Conservation Club Trap Shooting every Wed. 6-9 p.m. (weather permitting). Call 419-3921112 for info.


Genoa Branch Library will present Preschool Storytime, Dec. 4, 11 a.m.-noon. Genoa Senior Center, 514 Main St., open Mon., Wed. & Fri. Open for bingo at 9:30 a.m. on Mon.; open at 10:30 a.m. Wed. and Fri. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. (reservations required 10 a.m. the day before). Blood pressure and blood sugar screenings offered 2nd Wed. of each month at 11 a.m.; Blood oxygen & blood pressure screenings offered the 4th Wed. of each month at 11 a.m. Educational/informational speakers on Wed.; Pinochle Mon. & Wed. after lunch; Dominoes Fri. after lunch. Reservations: 419-855-4491. Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St., Fri. 9:30 a.m.4 p.m. & Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Clothes & small household items available at reasonable prices. Proceeds benefit mission projects. Genoa Community Food Pantry Open monthly on the 3rd Sat. of the month 10 a.m.-noon, Christ Community Church, 303 W. 4th St. Serving those who are in Genoa School District. Proper ID and billing address within the district required. For more info, call 419-341-0913.

Gibsonburg Gibsonburg Public Library, 100 N. Webster St., programs include: Preschool Storytime, Thurs., 11 a.m.; “The Nutcracker All Jazzed Up! Storytime,” Dec. 1, 10 a.m.; Music Makers, Dec. 3, 4:30 p.m. – preschoolers and elementary kids are invited to this special music storytime; Tween Cuisine, Dec. 13, 4:30 p.m. (grades. 4-8) – bring a prepared dish and recipe to share; Cookbook Club, Dec. 10, 6:30 p.m. – Cookbook: “Magnolia Table,” by Joanna Gaines; Book & Munch Bunch: Chapter Books (grades 4-7), Dec. 12, 3:30 p.m. – “A Night Divided,” by Jennifer Nielsen; Book & Snack Pack: Chapter Books (grades 1-4) – Dec. 19, 3:30 p.m. – “Secret of the Andes” by Ann Clark; Book Bears: Early Readers, Dec. 20, 3:30 p.m. – “A Snake Mistake,” by Mavis Smith; LEGO Challenge, Dec. 22, 10 a.m. – build a toy. Call 419-637-2173 to register. Active Seniors invited to Meet & Eat at Gibsonburg Senior Center, 100 Meadow Lane. Lunches every weekday, educational and social programs, health assessments and more. Transportation and homedelivered meals available. 419-637-7947.

Graytown Zion UMC, 18045 W. William St., EllistonTrowbridge Rd. – LIGHT pantry is open on the 2nd Wednesday of each month 5-7 p.m.

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Food Pantry sponsored by the Firebelles fire department auxiliary every 3rd Mon. of the month, 4-6 p.m., Walbridge Municipal Building, 705 N. Main St. Community meal served at 4 p.m.


Euchre Tournament, Dec. 15, Troy-Webster American Legion, 335 Park Dr. Food and registration at 6 p.m.; tournament begins at 7 p.m. Registration fee $5. Open to 18 and older. Concessions and soft drinks available for purchase. BYOB. Proceeds support veterans and their families. Luckey Food Pantry is open the last Wed. of each month from 1-3 p.m. and the last Thurs. of

the month from 6-8 p.m. at 247 Oak St. (behind the post office), in the former Loft Youth Center. Open to families residing in the Eastwood School District. Luckey Garden Club meets monthly at the library. Visit Luckey Garden Club on Facebook to inquire about joining. Luckey Library presents storytime for ages 3-7 every Wed. at 6:30 p.m. Includes stories, finger plays, music & crafts. LEGO Club (K-5th grade) Sat. 10:30 a.m.-1:50 p.m.; Men’s Shoot-the-Bull gatherings Mon. at 9:30 a.m. Coffee provided. Read to a Dog Program, Thurs. (four 10-minute sessions available beginning at 4:50 p.m. – registration required). Home delivery of library materials to homebound Luckey residents is available by calling the library during regular hours at 419-833-6040.


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Millbury Free Community Meal, 3rd Wed. of every month 5:30-6:30 p.m., St. Peter’s Church, corner of Main and Cherry. Everyone welcome.

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Oak Harbor Public Library program includes One Size Fits All Storytime, Wed. at 11:30 a.m.; Make a special Book Pages Christmas Wreath, Dec. 11, 6 p.m. (registration required). For info or to register for programs, visit or call 419-898-7001. St. Boniface Parish Bingo, Sun. at the church, 215 N. Church St. Doors open at 4:30 p.m.; early birds at 5:30 p.m. and main session begins at 6 p.m. Proceeds benefit St. Boniface School.


Pemberville Area Senior Center at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St., provides programs & activities for adults 60 & over. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Lunch served at noon. Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St., open Mon.-Wed., 11 a.m.2 p.m. and the last Sat. of the month from 8-11 a.m. (excluding holidays). Open to Eastwood School District residents. ID & proof of residency required. Info available at Pemberville churches.

Stony Ridge Family Potluck Dinner, Dec. 1, 5:30 p.m., St John’s Hall. Bring a dish to share. Door prizes, raffles, 50/50 and Santa. Stony Ridge Civic Association’s next meeting will be March 20. Shared Bounty Thrift Shop is open at St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, 5520 Fremont Pike 10 a.m.-noon on the 1st and 3rd Sat. of the month. Household items, clothing, shoes, books and more available free to area families. Donations help support the ministry.

Walbridge Walbridge Branch Library, 108 N. Main St., presents Family Storytime Tues. at 11 a.m.; Kinderskills for kids ages 3-6, Tues. at 2 p.m.; Students in Action Tutoring, Thurs. 3:30-4:30 p.m. (all grade school levels). Call 419-666-9900 for info Euchre Tournaments at VFW Post 9963, 109 N. Main St., Dec. 1, Jan. 5, Feb. 2, March 2 and April 6. 1 p.m. until finished. $10 entry fee includes lunch. Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd and 3rd place; 4th place wins free entry into next month’s tournament. Food Pantry sponsored by the Firebelles fire department auxiliary every 3rd Mon. of the month, 4-6 p.m., Walbridge Municipal Building, 705 N. Main St. Community meal served at 4 p.m. Walbridge VFW Bingo, first and third Sun. of each month, 109 S. Main St. Lightning bingo at 1 p.m.; regular bingo at 1:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Food and drinks available. New games; higher prizes. Sponsored by the Auxiliary. Call 419-666-0367 for info. Support Group for Families and Friends who are Dealing with a Loved One’s Heroin/Opiate Addiction meets Mon. 6:30-8 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 705 N. Main St. Sponsored by Mainstreet Church. For info, call 419-838-7600.


Christmas Tree Lighting, Dec. 1, 6 p.m., St. John Lutheran Church, SR 579. Community is invited for a light meal, Christmas carols and fellowship prior to the tree lighting. The church will be collecting socks, mittens, scarves, new toys, hygiene items and non-perishable food items for the Ottawa County Holiday Bureau which may be brought to the church that evening. Call 419-836-5514 for details. A children’s program will be held Dec. 2 at 4 p.m. at the church. The annual Advent Tea will follow in the church basement.


Woodville Library, 101 E. Main St., programs include: Family Storytime, Mon. at 7 p.m. and Dec. 18 at 10 a.m.; Santa Crafts for Kids (K-6), Saturdays in Dec., 3 p.m.; LEGO Club, Dec. 1, 11:30 a.m. (K-6); Wine Bottle Holiday Craft (adults), Dec. 5, 6:30 p.m. – Registration required; Teens & Tweens: Holiday Ornaments, Dec. 5, 6:30 p.m. – Recycle items to make holiday ornaments, registration required; Chess & Checkers, (K-6), Dec. 10, 6:15 p.m.; Wednesday Adult Book Club, Dec. 12, 7 p.m. – “The Jesus Cow,” by Michael Perry; Retro Game Days (all ages), Dec. 26-Jan. 2 – Bring a friend and play a board game, solve puzzles or get crafty. Holiday Book Bingo (K-6), Dec. 10-Jan. 5 – Play bingo to earn prizes. Game cards available at the library or online at Birchard. org/Wdtv.htm. Call 419-849-2744 for info.

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Inspirational Message of the Week: What’s Your Story? You often hear it said that only you can define what success means to you. While this is certainly true, it doesn’t go far enough. That is, the story of our life is something that only we can properly tell. And don’t we all want there to be a story worth telling when it comes to our own life? While we are alive the story is necessarily unfinished, but as we get older we begin to see certain themes coming together. Whatever your life story is about, make sure that the way you live makes you a hero and not a villain. And like any


good story, the parts that tell us the most are the trials and the struggles we go through. It’s easy to be calm, cool and collected when everything is going smoothly. The real question is whether you can maintain your composure, and your values, when things start to fall apart? Blessed is the one who perseveres under trial because, having stood the test, that person will receive the crown of life that the Lord has promised to those who love him. James 1:12


Lake Twp.

Calvary Lutheran Ch. 1930 Bradner Rd./Corner of Woodville & Bradner Rds. 419-836-8986 Sunday Worship: 8am & 10:30am Sunday School 9:30am Pastor Robert Noble

26535 Pemberville Rd. (between St. Rtes. 795 & 163) Perrysburg, OH (Lake Township) Phone: 419-837-5023 Pastor Stephen Bull Sunday School: 9:00 a.m. Worship: 10:15 a.m. “God's Work, Our Hands.” ELCA

Frey Rd. Church of Christ 4110 Frey Rd 567-694-5062

Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Worship 11am & 6pm Wed. Bible Study 7 pm

Oak Harbor

Northwood Church of God

St. Boniface Catholic Church

1838 S. Coy @ Curtice 419-691-1376 Rev. Brent Smalley, Pastor Sunday Worship 10:00 am Wednesday Bible Study 7 pm “Everyone Welcome”

Woodville 2975 Eastpointe Blvd. Saturday Worship: 11:00am Thursday Bible Study: 7:00pm

See you in church! Elliston ZION UNITED METHODIST CHURCH Breakfast 8:30am Sunday School all ages 9:00am Worship 10:00am The LIGHT Pantry opens 2nd Weds. 5-7pm 18045 W. William St. Off Elliston Trowbridge Rd.

Solomon Lutheran Church and School

305 W. Main St. 419-849-3600

Recovery Worship Thurs. 6:30-7:30 pm Sunday Worship: 8:00am & 10:30am

Sunday School 9:20am. Interim Pastor Merlin Jacobs School Open Enrollment-Nursery thru 6th grade

215 Church St., Oak Harbor, OH Masses - Saturday 4:30 pm Sunday 8:30 am Rev. Tim Ferris, Pastor

Elmore Trinity Lutheran Church Lutheran Church-Missouri Synod

See you in church!

412 Fremont St. 419-862-3461 Stephen Lutz, Pastor


Worship 8 am - 10:45 am Sunday School - 9:30 am

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church 204 Main St., Genoa, OH Masses - Saturday 6:30 pm Sunday 10.30 am Rev. Tim Ferris, Pastor

Trinity United Methodist Main at 4th, Genoa

Sunday School 9:15 am Worship 10:30 am Ramp & Elevator

Pastor Greg Miller

Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church Rt. 51 at Witty Rd., Just north of Elmore

Sunday Worship-9:00am Sun. School-10:15 am for all ages

Wed. Evening Prayer-7:30pm Pastor Mark Wentz 419/862-3630 Check out our facebook page.

Praising. Growing. Serving in Jesus’ name.

Real Estate



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419-260-9350 *** PUBLISHER'S NOTICE *** All real estate or rental advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act. As amended, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings, and in other housing related transactions, based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status (including children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women, and people securing custody of children under the age of 18), handicap (disability), or an intention to make any such preference, limitation, specification, or discrimination. To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free telephone number 1-800-669-9777, for the hearing impaired is 1-800927-9275. *Equal Housing Opportunity*



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Sunday, December 9th 2018 at 1:00 p.m. 29649 Carnoustie Ct. Perrysburg, Oh 43551

Real Estate for Sale 2355 Ward St. Toledo, Ohio 43609 2-bed home $39,500

Stacey Erard Realtor

24055 James Ridge Millbury, Ohio 43447 Lg. 3-Bed home, built in pool! $189,900

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Moving in? Moving out? Moving up? I can help! The Âżne print...full time Realtor. Oregon resident, helped over 50 families & sold over 2.5 million in homes last year, earning me a spot among the top 10%.

305 Harris St Elmore, Ohio 43416 $99,900 355 Toledo St Elmore, Ohio 43416 4-bed, 2-bath Victorian $99,900 (Pending) 1884 N. Genoa- Clay Center Rd. Genoa, Ohio 43430 Nice brick ranch! (Pending)

REAL ESTATE AUCTION! Monday, December 10th 2018 at 5:30 p.m. 1530 Reswick Dr. Oregon, Oh 43616

2.88 acres 10050 Corduroy Curtice, OH 43412


Belkofers Auction Service KP Premier Realty Ken Belkofer 419-277-3635

BATDORFF Charming 2-bedroom home in Oregon schools! Full sized basement and shed for extra storage. Concrete driveway. Will sell to the highest bidder-come bid your price! Preview and registration will begin at 4:00 PM. Jack Amlin, CAI, AARE Auctioneer/Danberry Realtors 419-867-7653

COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE AUCTION! at 5:30 p.m. 3963 Rockland Cr. Millbury, Oh 43447

PREFERRED When Results are Important CALL BRAD SUTPHIN


Listing & Sales Leader of 2017


Excellent opportunity to own the last piece of vacant land in an established business park. This prime location puts you just minutes away from I-75, I-280 and the 80/90 Turnpike! Build to suit your needs and get your business up and running! Preview and Registration opens at 4:00 PM. Greg Zielinski Auctioneer/ReMax Preferred Realtor 419-867-7653


REAL ESTATE, INC. Trust the oldest and most experienced real estate company in town with your sale or purchase - over 170 combined years of real estate sales in our area!

149 Church St., Oak Harbor, OH (419) 898-9503 4641 N State Route 2 OAK HARBOR - $87,500 NEW LISTING! 4 bedroom home located on large lot, needs TLC. Public water. Part of the lot is in the ďŹ&#x201A;ood plain, home is not. Call Jerry Schultz 419-261-0158.

Wednesday, December 5th 2018

Thousands of Homes . . . One Address 419-691-2800 NEW LISTING. 28546 Hille Dr., Millbury. 3 bedroom ranch, 2 baths, Super finished basement, covered patio, 2 car gar. Cellahome #DO1311. Terry Floro 419-270-9667. Text property â&#x20AC;&#x153;codeâ&#x20AC;? TO 843367 (VIDEOS) for tour/pictures and information.

Grand Estate on Belmont County Club Campus with generous golf views! 2 story foyer leading to the family room and eat-in kitchen perfect for entertaining! 5 bedrooms; G 6.5 baths. Ultimate finished DIN lower level N featuring a sauna, weight PE room, theater area! 4 car attached side load garage. This is a MUST SEE! Come bid your price! Preview and registration will begin at 11 AM.


Lots and Land

40 acres 9033 Jerusalem Rd Curtice, Ohio 43412 $350,000



Jack Amlin, CAI, AARE Auctioneer/Danberry Realtors 419-867-7653

23834 W. St Rt 579 Curtice, Ohio 43412 Turn key on Chippewa Golf Course $174,900 (Pending)

(New) 409 Beachview Curtice, Ohio 43412 10 40x100 lots Perfect place to build your dream home. $10,000


8929 W State Route 163 OAK HARBOR- $115,000 NEW PRICE! Affordably priced. Hardwood ďŹ&#x201A;oors in good condition, spacious living room, Family room with gas log stove, well maintained, 25 x 27 workshop, rear deck, 20 x 8 cement front porch, mature landscaping. Call Jerry Schultz 419-261-0158. 4388 E Island Pines Dr PORT CLINTON- $269,900 NEW LISTING! Fireplace in Great room; eat-in kitchen with island, granite counters & pantry; 3 bedrooms (master w/ walk-in closet); 2 full baths, ofďŹ ce; and additional bonus room, attached 2-car garage; full basement, front & back porch; white picket fence surrounds the back yard. Call Nancy Keller 419-707-1472. 123 W Ottawa St OAK HARBOR- $143,500 Excellent location - within walking distance to schools, churches, shopping & library. Well-built home with 4 bedrooms, 2-1/2 baths, hardwood ďŹ&#x201A;oors, walk-up attic, built-ins, 2 laundry chutes & more. Stand by home generator system, Gutter guards. Call Anna Lou Spino 419-898-5646.



Walbridge Brick Ranch, new kitchen, furnace and air. New carpeting and updated baths. 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 baths. House is on a crawl space. 2 car attached garage. $142,900. 419-837-9179.

Lana Rife


Full Time Realtor 109 E. Main St. Woodville, OH Great Properties For Sale... 26 S. Sixth St., Waterville $165,000 - 4 bdrm, 2 full baths, 2 garages 0ne is heated with a workshop!

Buildable Lot - 1 Acre $16,500 2190 S. Nissen Rd., Elmore

UNDER CONTRACT 19101 W. Orchard Dr. Elmore 212 E. Yeasting St. Gibsonburg 215 Pine Rd. Woodville 11579 W. Genzman Rd. Oak Harbor

SOLD RECENTLY 749 Erie St. Woodville $145,000 18430 W. Sugar View Dr. Elmore $230,000

215 Rice St. Elmore $172,500 126 Briarwood Cir. Fremont $147,500 101 W. 3rd St. Genoa $75,000 6447 N. Wildacre Rd. Curtice $265,000 514 North Woodville $123,000 2129 Pheasant Northwood $245,000 23135 W. SR 51 Genoa $115,000 315 W. Riverview Dr. Woodville $225,000

424 Hillside Dr. Rossford - $152,000 3175 Truman Rd. Perrysburg $242,000 1075 W. Erie St. Woodville $160,000 18770 W. SR 105 Elmore $205,000 1725 Buckland Ave. Fremont $102,000 446 W. College Ave. Pemberville $206,000

813 Challenger Dr. Woodville $202,000 215 W. Riverview Dr. Woodville $195,000

806 Cherry St. Genoa $165,000 13585 W. Portage River S. Rd. $164,400 3729 Dewlawn Dr. Toledo $155,000 102 Aspen Cir. Woodville $252,500 310 W. Main St. Woodville $145,000 108 Lavine St. Woodville $110,000 1425 Glenview Rd. Toledo $94,500 307 Toledo St. Elmore $78,500 208 N. Cherry St. Woodville $53,000 0 W. Portage River S. Rd. $40,000



Huron County, Lyme Township, STRT4, Near Seneca Caves, Build your dream home or wood/log cabin. 1.68 acres of clear land, 335' Frontage, Country Setting, $15,900 Cash Only, Absolutely NO Land Contract, Sold as is, FSBO, 419356-9817





                Woodmore Schools country 3 bedroom ranch, 1 car garage, basement, AC, $725/month + deposit. 419-6377078

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Variety of Floor Plans 2 & 3 Bedroom Bank Financing Available! Walnut Hills/Deluxe Park 419-666-3993

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featuring 1 bedroom apt. $450 2 bedroom apt. $565 2 bed. Townhouse $630$675 â&#x20AC;˘ Pool â&#x20AC;˘ Oregon Schools â&#x20AC;˘ Intercom entry â&#x20AC;˘ Cat Friendly â&#x20AC;˘ Washer/Dryer Hookups â&#x20AC;&#x153; Make your ďŹ rst Big Move!â&#x20AC;?

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East Side- All new 1 bedroom apartments. $375/month + electric +one month deposit, credit check. No pets/smoking. 419-250-9748 East Side- Oakdale Area- 2 bedroom, townhouse, nice, clean, appliances, no pets, non smoker preferred. 419-360-5193 East Toledo- 2 & 3 bedroom homes, $500/mo.-$650/mo. For more information call 419-779-7406

We provide our local community a â&#x20AC;&#x153;trustedâ&#x20AC;? way to buy and sell to each other through our classified ads section. Delivered to over 54,000 Readers in Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky & Wood Counties Deadline: Thursdays at 1pm (Closed Fridays) 419-836-2221 or 1-800-300-6158 â&#x20AC;˘

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Ask about our specials! Move-In Special on Select Homes 6 Months Free Lot Rent!


Mike's Hauling We buy junk cars, trucks and vans Scrap metal hauled free. 419-666-1443


Janitors Needed at Turnpike Plaza in Genoa, Part-time & full time shifts, including weekends. Pays up to $9.10/hr. Must have clean background and reliable transportation. Call 419-261-6094 Mon-Fri between 9am-4pm. Local company needs: Experienced Class A and B Tank Driver Willing to train. Good pay and benefits. Year around work and home every day. Send resume/qualifications to: P.O. Box 167590, Oregon, OH. 43616 or email to:

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Walking Routes are available in: OAK HARBOR OREGON WALBRIDGE WOODVILLE If interested, please contact Jordan 419-836-2221, Ext. 32. Now Hiring: Dishwasher For 11pm-7am Shift Apply in person: Freeway Restaurant 2665 Navarre Ave, Oregon, OH Remodeler needs Carpenter's Helper for Windows, Siding, Framing, Drywall, Flooring. Must have own transportation. 419-836-1976

THE SALVATION ARMY has the following Positions open: â&#x20AC;˘ Box truck driver â&#x20AC;˘ Maintenance â&#x20AC;˘Sorters â&#x20AC;˘Sales Associate â&#x20AC;˘ Kitchen Manager Great work environment & benefits Apply at our Thrift Store at: 4405 Woodville Rd. Northwood

1 Bed $450 & up

East Toledo- 3 Bedroom house, fenced back yard, C/A, alarm system available. $650month +deposit. 419-324-4048


Hiring for All Shifts and Shift Managers Part time Positions Available â&#x20AC;˘ Starting at $9.00 per hour â&#x20AC;˘ Up to $10.00 per hour â&#x20AC;˘ Meal Discounts â&#x20AC;˘ Flexible Hours

Eastside 1-Bedroom Lower $325/mo 1-Bedroom Upper $350/mo 2-Bedroom Lower $425/mo 3-Bedroom Lower $450/mo Plus Deposit & Utilities Appliances Included No Pets 419-691-3074

Applicants will be considered for all concepts

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Blue Heron Plaza

Wyandot Plaza

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2 Bedroom House, large garage Newly remodeled $695/Mo. +Utilities Visit us on our website at: Office: 419-215-6588 Cell: 419-277-2545 Oregon- 3 Bedroom, 1 ½ bath, full basement, garage, all appliances, $875 +utilities+deposit. 1952 Garner. 419-343-3421

Park Technician 3 Metroparks Toledo is looking for an individual to ďŹ ll a Park Technician 3 position at Farnsworth Metropark to assist with maintenance of grounds, facilities and equipment. High school degree or equivalent required. Must be 18 years of age and have a valid driverâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s license. Moderate level of experience in general turf, grounds and building maintenance required. $16.05/ hr. Full time with beneďŹ ts. Go to for complete list of position requirements and duties; must submit online application and resume by December 12. EOE

Art Van Furniture Genoa Part-Time

Guest Service Rep 20-25 Hours Weekly. Includes weekends. Applicant must be over 18. Requirements: Basic math skills, computer literate, friendly, and able to multi-task. Starting Wage: $11 hour Apply in Store or send resume via email or fax to: fax 419-855-8348

22225 St. Rt. 51 Genoa, OH

Move It And Lose It With A Press Route Looking for a way to compliment your weight loss program, but lack the incentive to start walking? Try a Press walk route. (Wages earned and calories burned will vary according to route size). Call Jordan (ext. 32) at 419-836-2221 or 1-800-300-6158.


Since 1972

Metro Suburban Maumee Bay

P.O. Box 169 â&#x20AC;˘ 1550 Woodville, Millbury, OH 43447

Looking to make a difference? Join Our Team! Windsor Lane Health Care is now hiring LPNâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s, RNâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s & STNAâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Competitive Pay

Sign on Bonuses from $1,200 to $5,000. Scholarships Available for STNA Education Classes! Apply in person: 355 Windsor Lane 419-637-2104 Gibsonburg, OH 43431 E.O.E


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Oregon Arms Spacious 2 Bedroom apartment, appliances included, patio, C/A $550/Mo. +utilities.


SALES OPPORTUNITY NABF College World Series media publications/sponsorship. Commission only. Call 419-936-3887, leave name and phone number.

Turnpike Service Plazas are hiring for:

2 Bed $550 & up


Office Space for Rent in Downtown Oak Harbor â&#x20AC;&#x201C;Reasonable Rentâ&#x20AC;&#x201C; â&#x20AC;&#x201C;Utilities Includedâ&#x20AC;&#x201C;

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Home Health Caregiver Are you or a loved one looking for help with Personal Care, Companionship, Housekeeping, Meal Preparation, or help with your Lawn & Garden. Experienced. CPR & First Aid Certified. Available Monday thru Thursday (8am-4pm) Call or Text 419-654-3453

*A Mechanic looking for used* vehicle, motorhome or ? Running or Not, Pay Hundreds, Thousands for the right vehicle look. Pay accordingly, anything with wheels. 419-870-0163


Hardwood floor installation, refinishing & repair services. 24 yrs experience. Call Kyle Tyler 419-343-3719

Plumbing, Leaks, Clogs, Sump Pumps, Entire Bath, Concrete Flatwork, Roofing, Windows & Doors 419-333-9834


Professional Cleaning Residential - Commercial Attention Landlord's & Homeowner's Want cleaning and painting done right? Tired of throwing money away? We have unbelievable prices and many references. 567-249-8901 or 419-699-0422.

BAY AREA CONCRETE New or Replace Concrete Driveways, Sidewalks, Pole Barns, Porches, Stamped & Color Concrete Brick & Block work etc. Veterans & Senior Citizens' Discounts Free Estimates, Licensed & Insured "No job to big, no job to small"

Mike Halka 419-350-8662 Oregon, OH. "Serving all of N.W. Ohio"


B's Collectibles Come on down, make an offer! Great Eastern Plaza (Inside Harley's Treasures) 2616 Woodville Rd. Northwood Thurs. & Fri. 12-5 Sat. & Sun. 10-5 Coins, jewelry, knives, die cast/Nascar, antiques, DVDs, CDs, dolls, tools, etc. See Brian Also: Other vendors.




KNIERIEM PAINTING & WALLPAPERING EXTERIOR-INTERIOR Painting & wall papering; Interior wood refinishing; airless spray; power wash & blasting; silicone seal; refinishing aluminum siding; residential; church, farm. 50+ YEARS EXPERIENCE FREE ESTIMATES *SENIOR & WINTER RATES* 419-697-1230 NORTHWOOD


Timeless Collectibles Great Eastern Shopping Center 2660 Woodville Rd Northwood, OH 43619 Sat. Dec. 1st 9-5 Sun. Dec. 2nd 10-4 Great Model Railroading booth & more, ask for Ernie to get 10% off purchase.

Timeless Collectibles â&#x20AC;&#x153;MEG'S SWEET PICKINSâ&#x20AC;? 50% OFF All Christmas Items! Tues. - Sat. (9-5) Sunday's (10-4) SATURDAY Dec. 8 K100 LIVE (9am-Noon) Great Eastern Shopping Center 2676 Woodville Rd, Northwood, Ohio For more information call Jean 419-277-9083

COMPLETE MASONRY SERVICES â&#x20AC;˘ Brick â&#x20AC;˘ Block â&#x20AC;˘ Stone face â&#x20AC;˘ Tuckpointing â&#x20AC;˘ Chimney repair work â&#x20AC;˘ Basement Waterproofing Free Estimates Licensed & Insured


Great Eastern Plaza 2660 Woodville Rd. Sat., Dec. 8 (9am-5pm) K100 Live (9am-Noon) Santa Present (Noon-3pm) Sun., Dec. 9 (10-4) Trains, antique dolls and toys, bears, clocks, glassware, baskets, nautical, holiday dĂŠcor, appliances, primitives, furniture, tools, clothes, video games, crafts, books, jewelry, purses, shoes, Tupperware, wall hangings, phonographs, clocks and parts, knives, golfing misc., murano and healing jewelery, records, VHS/DVD's & Players, record player, bikes, lamps, knick knacks, quilts, outdoor furniture, kitchenware, birdhouses and feeders, puzzles,TV's, bedding, linens, and sewing machine. For more information call Jean 419-277-9083.

Great Eastern Shopping Center 2660 Woodville Rd Northwood, OH 43619 Sat. Dec. 8th 9-5 Sun. Dec. 9th 10-4 Great Model Railroading booth & more, ask for Ernie to get 10% off purchase.



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4041 Navarre Ave. Oregon 419-693-6141 Concrete

BAY AREA CONCRETE New or Replace Concrete Driveways, Sidewalks, Pole Barns, Porches, Stamped & Color Concrete, Brick & Block work etc. Veterans & Senior Citizensâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Discounts â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Free Estimates â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Licensed & Insured Mike Halka


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Shawn 419-276-8989

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1940's International Cub High Boy. 59" woods mower, snow blade w/chains and wheel weights. Well maintained. $2,500. 419-308-9890.

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Licensed & Insured New & Old Homewiring Specialists 1556 Oak St/At Oakdale Toledo, OH 43605

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        Chaperal Horse trailer, 2 horse bumper pull with dressing room, $3,000. Excellent condition. No answer/leave message 419-345-0018 Chaperal Horse trailer, 2 horse bumper pull with dressing room, $3,000. Excellent condition. No answer/leave message 419-345-0018 Horse Cart/Sulky. Excellent condition. $350 419-345-0018 leave message/if no answer.

Gray Plumbing 25 Years Experience Insured/Bonded All Major Credit Cards Accepted â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Senior Discount â&#x20AC;&#x201D; LICENSED MASTER PLUMBER

Jim Gray 419-691-7958


Lung Cancer? Asbestos exposure in industrial, construction, manufacturing jobs, or the military may be the cause. Family in the home were also exposed. Call 1-866-795-3684 or email $30 billion is set aside for asbestos victims with cancer. Valuable settlement monies may not require filing a lawsuit.

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You Could Be An Expert! Call 419-836-2221 Storage

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    Snow Sled old style- Never been used. $40. 419-836-8205 Vintage Sewing Machine encased in table. Call or text for more info. $50 OBO. 419-654-3453



2 Kittens- Ready adorable, healthy, litter trained, indoor. One looks like a Panda (9 weeks old), Other all black with little white spot. $10 each 419356-9817 Barn Cats- Need a GOOD HOME, Excellent Mousers. All Fixed, 2 Females, 1 Male (Gorgeous long hair tuxedo, Looks like he's out of a Cat Calender, loves to give kisses), 18 Months Old, $5 each, 419-356-9817 Small 4yr old Shihtzu, male, neutered, black & white, very cute, will hold for Christmas if needed. $250 firm. 419-698-8775

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Super Sweet Black Male Kitten- So Lovable & Playful! Won't leave my lap! Given the good-to-go by vet. Has Shots. $15. Needs a good loving furever home! Must go to a good home (Not a barn cat!) I will pay for neutering! 419-693-9110


Baldwin Acrosonic Spinet Piano, 1950's, dark cherry finish, good condition, needs tuning. 36Hx25Dx59L. $100 OBO. 419-836-8664


J.B.L. Speakers, 2-15's + Horn, $350/OBO. 419-265-6111

New sweater's size XL, Fleece set's size XL, High heel shoes 7 1/2m. 419-898-6724 Women's Size 8 Full Length Black Leather Coat with Silver Fox Collar. NEW costs $600, will Sell for $75.00, 419-693-0363


Dining room table, 4 chairs, 58.5â&#x20AC;? Long x 40â&#x20AC;? wide, extra leaf, medium maple, excellent condition-$300.00 419-340-9432 Queen Sleigh Bed Frame, Metal, Gray Brushed Look, Great Condition, $75.00, 419-266-2292

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Our adoption fees are: Dogs (over 1 year) $150* Puppies (under 1 year) $175* *Includes spay/neuter & vaccinations*

3 Starter Guitars with Amps & Cords, $75 and up a set, 2 older acoustic guitar cases, $20 and up, Various finger picks & Strings. Flying V. Pink Lemonade Vodka Guitar. 60 pictures Craigslist. 419-350-0657

Antique Interior Doors from 1920's, $95/ea. 419-836-9754



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The days are getting shorter and the nights are pretty chilly! Don't you need a sunggle partner to help keep you warm? Come adopt your new best friend! Adoptable Mercury is a world-class cuddler. He's one of those dogs that hits the snooze button 10 times before getting up. You know the type. But if that alarm was a cheese wrapper, he'll be up and at 'em in .02 seconds. He loves people, attention, affection and anything comfy that he can sleep on. Come meet him and the 70+ other pooches currently looking for homes at Lucas County Canine Care & Control - 410 S Eire St. Toledo - 419-213-2800 If you are missing your dog, please make sure the shelter is the first place you look. Leash, love and license.

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The Humane Society of Ottawa County 2424 E. Sand Rd Port Clinton, OH 43452 Open: Tues-Sat 12-5p.m., (419)734-5191,

Our adoption fees are: Cats (1-5 years) $90 Cats (5+ years) $45 Kittens (under 1 year) $125 *All adoption fees include spay/ neuter & appropriate vaccinations*

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Public Hearing Notice The Elmore Village Board of Zoning Appeals hereby gives notice that a public hearing will be held on Monday, December 17, 2018 to consider granting a variance in the building/lot area requirements at 366/368 Rice Street. Said hearing will be held at 7:00 p.m. in Elmore Village Council Chambers at 344 Rice Street, Elmore, Ohio.



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2002 Chevy S-10 reg cab, 4cyl, auto, air, clean, 81,000 mi. $2,450. 419-898-6660

2003 Artic Cat 250, 4x4 Trail rated, new tires, windshield, snow plow with winch, nice shape. $2,750. 419-392-0378

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3 Reconditioned Snowblowers $65 & up, 6 Reconditioned Chainsaws $40 & up, Working Vintage Lombard Chainsaw $100, Pics on Craigslist Toledo, 419-350-0657

E-Z-GO Golf Cart, Electric, 6 Passenger, New Batteries, Makes Nice Christmas Gift! $2,000 Call Bob 419902-3842 Radio Flyer Wagon- red, wood, slat sides, like new $45. 419-836-8205

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LEGAL NOTICE: In the Sandusky County Court of Common Pleas, Juvenile Division, 100 Park St., Fremont, OH 43420. Case No. 21830080 In the Matter of McKenzie Roselyn Hysell John Stevens Hysell, father of McKenzie whose last known address was Cherry St. Mission 105 17th St. Toledo, Ohio 43604 and whose current address cannot with the exercise of reasonable diligence be ascertained and upon whom service of summons cannot be had in the State of Ohio, will take notice that on April 12, 2018 Jennifer Taylor ďŹ led her petition for custody of McKenzie Roselyn Hysell and that a hearing on said petition will be held on December 3, 2018 at 3p.m. John Steven Hysell will further take notice he must answer the petition on or before December 3, 2018 at 3p.m. or appear at that time. By John A. Brikmanis atty for Petitioner Jennifer Taylor 139 E. Water St., Oak Harbor, OH 43449


Meet Bailey! She is a super sweet, 1 year old Staffordshire Terrier/Beagle mix. She loves to have your attention and is very talkative once she has it. Bailey likes long walks and seems to do well with other dogs and children, but not too sure of cats. Come meet Bailey and her friends at the shelter soon!



Childrens Geo Tracks Train Set, many connecting sets. 2 remote controlled cars, tunnel, many accessories. Would make a great Christmas gift. $35. Call or text 419-6543453 Craftsman 10â&#x20AC;? Table Saw, Craftsman 10â&#x20AC;? Radial Arm Saw, 12â&#x20AC;? Craftsman Band Saw. $250/ea. Cash Only. 419-693-2836


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Cross bow & arrow (Crossfire) & 3 arrows. Very good condition. $150. 419-698-8674

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Public NoĆ&#x;ce The Jerusalem Township Zoning Board will conduct a public meeĆ&#x;ng on Wednesday, December 5, 2018 at 7:00PM at the Jerusalem Township Hall (9501 Jerusalem Road). The purpose will be to review proposed text amendments to the Jerusalem Township Zoning ResoluĆ&#x;on. Amendments include enacĆ&#x;ng CondiĆ&#x;onal Uses with Board of Zoning Appeals process and eliminaĆ&#x;ng Special Use Permits. Lucas County Plan Commission recommends approval. Amendment Proposal may be reviewed in the Township Oĸce Lobby or by contacĆ&#x;ng the Zoning Inspector at 419.836.4510. Linda Rossler, Jerusalem Township Zoning Inspector

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