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Hundreds of birders, volunteers, and visitors came to the lodge at Maumee Bay State Park for the opening day of the Biggest Week in American Birding. Bottom left, township trustee Joe Kiss, left, proclaimed May 6-15 as birding week in Jerusalem Township. With him is Jim Zehringer, Deputy Director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Zehringer was also a guest speaker at the event. Bottom right, Kimberly Kaufman, Executive Director of the Black Swamp Bird Observatory, welcomed birders and thanked volunteers. (Press photos by Ken Grosjean)

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EPA gives OK for sewer system relief State environmental officials, swayed by Oak Harbor’s plea for help, agreed to temporary regulation changes to relieve sewer system flooding while a long-term solution is sought. “They have given us the OK for everything we wanted plus some,” Mayor Bill Eberle told village council at its regular meeting Monday. “I was very pleased with Jones & Henry.” Eberle accompanied engineers to the April 23 meeting with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency’s Bowling Green office staff along with Interim Administrator Randy Genzman, Village Solicitor Jim Barney and Wastewater System Supervisor Jerry Neff. “I don’t want to say I was shocked but I was very excited,” Genzman said about the almost immediate results of the visit. For more than two years, the village has been battling to reduce sewer backups triggered by heavy rains. The problem is linked to a faulty combined sewer system overflow pond that council has been pouring repair money into for months. Last fall, council fired the engineer-

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ing firm, Poggemeyer Design Group, and pinned its hopes on the Toledo office of Jones & Henry Engineering instead. Shortly after the Jones & Henry presentation, EPA officials gave Oak Harbor permission to open two more system regulator valves at the Portage Fire District station and at Church Street, Genzman told council. The presentation included information gathered in March from residents about the damage and health issues created by sewer water pouring into their basements and yards – in some cases repeatedly. “They also directed us to design a permanent combined sewer overflow point at the basin,” Genzman explained to council.

“We wanted that from the beginning.” A few weeks prior, the EPA had already given approval to re-open a regulator valve at Portage Street to allow overflow into the nearby Portage River. Officials had tried to get permission for months. That project, for which the village hired Castalia Trenching and Ready Mix, began May 5 and should be complete within a few days, Genzman said. Village leaders have said that opening the valves will not solve the problem completely. However, the re-openings will relieve a lot of stress on the system and reduce flooding while the search continues for a permanent fix. Councilwoman Sue Rahm wanted to know the cost for opening the other two valves. “Will the opening costs be the same?” she asked. Estimates will be sought immediately for the other two openings and, hopefully, they may come in lower than the $6,300 Portage Street CSO project, Genzman said. Some of the work may be done by village workers, the mayor said. Councilman Jim Seaman wanted to know what effect the Church Street regulator re-opening and others would have on

The Oregon school board has informed the Oregon City Federation of Teachers to vacate its office in the Wynn Center, owned by the school district, because the board never approved its lease. Dave Shafer, president of the Oregon City Federation of Teachers, told the board at a meeting last month that he received an email from Dean Sandwisch, the district’s director of business affairs, after Easter vacation requesting the teachers’ union leave the premises. Shafer said the group had been paying $100 per month to the district to lease the space. “I asked Mr. Sandwisch before the meeting if we’ve been bad tenants, if we have not paid our bills, if there is a problem, if there is something we can do, is there a reason we’re not having any discussion before we’re being asked to vacate the premises?” said Shafer. “I’m a little bit concerned. I think we have been good tenants, we have paid our rent. I guess I just wanted to know what was the rationale behind asking us to vacate that facility. To my knowledge, it’s not full. There’s space. And we are paying customers. There’s been no talk of negotiating a higher rate.” “I can answer that,” said Board President P.J. Kapfhammer. “You’re paying $100 per month. You’re not paying rent. Based on the space you’re using, if you can find anything comparable, I’d like to know where it’s at in this town. You can’t rent any kind of space for $100.” “We weren’t ever approached to pay more,” said Shafer. “Well, I look back and I don’t even know how this deal came about because it’s never been board approved that we can find,” said Kapfhammer. “Are all the tenants approved at the Wynn Center?” asked Shafer. “I don’t know,“ said Kapfhammer. “I


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EPA gives OK for sewer relief Continued from front page the installed docks and the proposed kayak launch along the Portage River. “None,” Genzman answered. “We will submerge the flow.” The EPA did not set any deadlines as they encouraged village officials to move forward. Open village council seat May 15 is the deadline to submit an application for the open village council seat. The opening was created when Brad Weis resigned his council position because of a conflict with the responsibilities of his new job as Genoa police chief Gardner visit State Sen. Randy Gardner stopped by Monday’s meeting for a short hello and to let officials know that he’s here to serve the needs of those in Senate District 2. “I love to go to bat for small communities. Big cities get all the attention,” Gardner said. One thing he will fight for in the next few months is trying to get funding for communities in cleanup mode for damage created during this year’s devastating winter. “I think the state should provide assistance for unforeseen costs for historic problems,” Gardner told council. If the state could muster a payout of even $10 per capita, that could bring at least a few thousand for communities like Oak Harbor. “It would be nice to get something back after giving so much,” the mayor said. New electrical service finished The project to install new electrical lines below the Portage River to service properties south of the bridge is complete. “All the properties have been energized,” Genzman told council. The project slowed for months when drillers ran into unexpected bedrock mound and had to bring in new equipment. The move hinged on council approving a change order of about $115,000 which members did reluctantly since the work was so far along.

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The National Museum of The Great Lakes, (located in the Toledo Marina building at the north end of the Marina District off Front Street) is now open to the public. The museum features galleries on military history, industrial revolution, early exploration, shipwrecks, technology and shipbuilding. and more. (Press photos by Ken Grosjean)

Veterans invited to free breakfast, flag raising Veterans are invited to a free breakfast and flag raising ceremony on Memorial Day, May 26, 7 a.m. at the Christ Dunberger Post on Pickle and Wynn roads in Oregon. The East Toledo Club Vidal Valentin is sponsoring the event for the 81st consecutive year. The first flag raising was held in 1933 at Pearson Park, which was the site for more than 75 years. In recent years, the club has partnered with the Dunberger Post to honor the men and women who have served our country.

Veterans do not have to belong to a post to attend. The ceremony starts with the honor guard raising the flag at 7 followed by the playing of Taps. Breakfast is served at 7:30. This year’s speaker is Lieutenant Commander Vidal Valentin, Commanding Officer of Navy Operational Support Center Toledo, which is located on Glenwood Road in Perrysburg Township. Valentin will celebrate his 25th year in the service May 25. He is a New York City native, received his BS in Civil Engineering from the University of Puerto Rico and served in the Puerto Rico Air National Guard for seven years. He attended Officer

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Oregon Community Theatre sets a record By Alex Sobel Press Contributing Writer Though The Oregon Community Theatre has always put on quality shows, the group has often had difficulty getting the word out to people who might be interested in seeing live Theatre close to home. But after numbers were tallied at a meeting last week, it seems like that’s starting to change. “This (past) season, we had record setting attendance,” said Reed Steel, president of the Oregon Community Theatre. Steele attributed the increase in attendance to many factors, one of which would be some new approaches to promotion. “A lot of it comes down to spreading the word that we’re here, (and) our advertising person, Nancy Ice, has just been doing dynamite work,” he said. The choice of shows also plays a big part in the attendance record. This previous season’s shows, Les Miserables, M*A*S*H, and On Golden Pond, all have popular film or television versions, and are well known to non-Theatre going audiences. The Theatre also goes after shows that other Theatre groups in the area haven’t


done yet. “We like to be on the cutting edge with our show selection, especially with our musicals,” Steele said. “We like to do shows that have just been made available to community Theatre.” Other factors are taken into consideration when choosing shows, including cast size. “We like shows with large casts,” Steele said. “They allow a lot of people to experience community Theatre that never got a chance before, or didn’t even know about it.” Having a lot of people in a show also has the benefit of widening the scope of people who know about the production. “All the cast members have friends, family, and colleagues that come to see the shows,” Steele said. The Oregon Community Theatre’s fall musical is always its biggest draw, and did well this past season as it often does. It was the winter show, however, that surprised everyone with its large turnout. “Despite the fact that it was one of the worst winters on record, we had about twice our normal attendance for our winter show, M*A*S*H,” Steele said. Selecting what shows to produce isn’t

everything, though, and Steele believes that the quality of all aspects of the Oregon Community Theatre’s productions is what’s helping to increase attendance. “There are a lot of very talented people working on these shows, not only with singing and acting, but also with set design, lighting, special effects, and producing, It really does help when the audience does arrive in the Theatre,” he said. “They’re impressed by the whole thing. That’s where we start to get more people coming.” Steele hopes that because of the positive reactions of those that came to see shows like Les Miserables, next season will break even more records for attendance. “I’ve heard several people say, ‘I didn’t know you guys did this, this is fantastic. I’m buying season tickets for next year,’” he said. This new season begins this fall with a large musical, Spamalot, and Steele and the rest of the Oregon Community Theatre are ready to get the word out. “We don’t want to be the best kept secret,” Steele said. “We want everyone to know that we’re here and that we’re putting on great shows.” For more information visit

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Union Continued from fron page would assume so. I’m pretty certain we have deals with everybody.” “I have a signed lease,” said Shafer. “We didn’t evict you,” said Kapfhammer. “We chose to non-renew. There’s a big difference. You’re not being evicted.” “I’m concerned that there’s been no discussion. If it’s a matter of rent, Mr. Kapfhammer, which you just said it was, then we could have those discussions,” said Shafer. “My biggest concern is when you start serving us with legal papers from our own address, maybe you should rent your own place and start serving us from down the road,” said Kapfhammer. “We are renting our own place,” said Shafer. “You’re not anymore after the end of this month,” said Kapfhammer. “So go somewhere else.” “For the record,” said Shafer, “we were served with legal papers first.” Ok, but when you serve me personally from our own address…” said Kapfhammer. “So this is not a matter of being bad tenants, not paying our rent, doing damage to the facilities, and it’s not a matter of fact that you have a tenant that’s looking to move in and pay more rent, it’s not a matter of you have no space there for us?” asked Shafer. “We don’t want you there anymore,” said Kapfhammer. “That’s all I need to know,” said Shafer. Lawsuit Kapfhammer said after the meeting that his relationship with Shafer has been strained since the union filed a lawsuit against the school board last month. The lawsuit alleges a breach of the collective bargaining agreement to arbitrate a grievance by the union’s committee chairperson, who was reprimanded by the board for allegedly misusing the district’s innerschool email system for union business. The lawsuit, a copy of which was obtained by The Press, states that the union believes the collective bargaining agreement provides that the inner-school mail system, including the mailboxes, as well as email, Internet, and voicemail, may be used by the union to facilitate the dissemination of

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if we’re wrong, we’re wrong. We want someone to decide for us. As president of the union, I have no choice on some things. I have to conform to the contract when I think it’s being violated.” He would not comment on the upcoming contract negotiations with the board, though he said everything would be on the table. The three year contract expires on July 31. The first meeting with the board to set the ground rules of the negotiations is scheduled for May 13. He expects the negotiations to go smoothly, and without any animosity. “I consider P.J. a friend. This is just business. I have absolutely no ill will toward him,” said Shafer.

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Clark thanks volunteers, voters for school levy A 4.9-mill bond issue combined with a 0.25 percent earned income tax for the Northwood Local Schools District passed on Tuesday’s primary election ballot by just 17 votes, according to unofficial results from the Wood County Board of Elections. The levy passed 671-654 votes, according to the board of elections. A similar bond issue and income tax proposal on last November’s ballot was defeated by just two votes – 702-700. “We had another very close election,” said Superintendent Greg Clark on Wednesday. “I can’t express just how grateful I am to the people who really worked hard to make this happen. I’m very thankful to the volunteers who got the message out.” He was told by the board of elections that there are 11 provisional ballots, which would not be enough to change the outcome. “The percentage of people who voted compared to other communities shows our voters were engaged in making the decision,” said Clark. “Almost as many votes were cast with little on the ballot compared to votes cast in the fall. Historically, this election would have had many fewer voters. Having Northwood schools on the ballot got our people out. The community voted.” The revenue will be used to fund the construction of a 130,000 square foot building for prekindergarten through 12th

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grade. The state, as part of an Ohio School Facilities Commission project, will pay $11 million of the $33 million cost. Under Ohio law, districts must raise their portion of the funds before state funds can be released for the project. Plans call for the new building to be located at Lemoyne and Woodville roads, where the current schools are located. Lark, Northwood Elementary, Olney and the classroom section of the high school will be torn down. The high school common spaces, including the gym and auditorium, will be “buttoned up” for future student and community use. He attributes the win this time not only to the drive and commitment of the volunteers, but also to voters who realized that the buildings are in bad shape and there

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Teachers, school board reach tentative agreement By Larry Limpf News Editor A tentative agreement that authorizes step increases in pay for teachers in the Genoa Area Local School District has been approved by the board of education and the union representing teachers. Before voting on the agreement, however, board members Monday approved a resolution that says even with the passage of an operating levy, the district’s 5-year forecast can’t support the agreement over the long term. The resolution notes the school board in recent years has “…made a conscientious effort to make budget reductions in other operational areas to spare any teacher reductions; the school district does not have the funding resources available to maintain a positive year-end cash flow balance and

will, most likely, be required to make cuts in personnel and programs in order to do so.” The Genoa Area Education Association, which represents about 79 teachers, ratified the agreement on April 30 after a fact-finder report was completed. Under the agreement, step increases, which are based on teachers’ years of experience and their level of the educational degrees, will be “un-frozen.” Teachers will receive one step increase retro-active to July 1, 2013 in the current fiscal year, which ends June 30, and then advance two steps on the salary schedule in the next fiscal year that starts July 1. Bill Nye, district treasurer, said the increases will cost the district about $400,000 over two years. The current 3-year contract was set to expire on June 30. The agreement also calls for the union

to end on May 1 its “work to rule” stance in which teachers only do what is explicitly required of them in the contract. In addition, the agreement calls for the two sides to continue negotiating on statemandated systems for evaluating teachers and calculating the change from the minimum number of days of instruction to a minimum number of hours each year. Board members unanimously approved the resolution but Laura Meinke, board president, cast the only no vote on a motion to accept a report compiled by a fact-finder from the Ohio State Employment Relations Board. Dennis Mock, school superintendent, said the board and union had been negotiating for about a year before seeking mediation. Levy falls Voters in the district Tuesday rejected

a 4.99-mill, 5-year levy that would have been used to fund operating expenses. According to unofficial results, 383 voters supported the levy and 752 were against it. Data compiled by the administration indicate the school system faces a deficit of about $100,000 by the end of the 2016 fiscal year on June 30, 2016 without additional spending cuts or revenues. Bill Nye, district treasurer, said the school system’s five-year financial forecast shows a negative cash balance by then largely due to a drop in state revenues and stagnant property taxes even though the district has reduced expenditures. The projected deficit climbs to about $1.2 million by the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The school board and administration have indicated they would place an issue on the November ballot if it failed Tuesday.

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Oak Harbor council sees need for parks levy By Cynthia L. Jacoby Special to The Press Oak Harbor Village Council has been talking about the need for a park levy for a couple of months and on Monday members reviewed a break-down on park maintenance, expenses, needs and proposed future projects compiled by Interim Administrator Randy Genzman. The analysis led them all to agree that they would likely have to go to voters for a park levy this year to generate cash just to help maintain the status quo. Council reviewed several millage options up to 5-mills and zeroed in on a 3-mill levy. That amount would generate $132,000 annually. For the owner of a home valued at $100,000, the cost would be about $105 a year. A 1-mill levy would bring in about $44,000 a year, while a 5-mill would generate $222,000 annually. “This year we are cutting seasonal staff by 50 percent. It is not going to look as good,� Genzman said of recent cuts made to keep the budget in line. “If you want to get our parks back to the way they should be and people appreciating them – the 3-mill would not cover that.� But council members figure it’s a start. Mayor Bill Eberle noted that if the levy did pass, the council could supplement the

parks fund with some cash instead of the general fund footing the entire bill. “You don’t want to ask too much,� Councilman Jon Fickert said. “You want to be reasonable.� What amazed him, Eberle said, was the number of properties under the parks department umbrella. Properties mowed and maintained by part-time and seasonal staff include Veterans Memorial Park, Flat Iron Park, Kraemer Park, Riverfront, Red Hawk Run Storm Basin, the wooded area north of Red Hawk Run, Fremont Oil, LaCarne Booster Station, Salem Sewer District lift stations, Department of Public Works building, Main Street water tower, a meter building, municipal building, administration building and roadsides throughout the village. “We take a lot for granted that we never see,� Councilman Jim Seaman added. All the parks get used a lot but they require some major fix-ups that have long been put on back burners, Fickert stressed along with his counterpart Sue Rahm. “I’m just a big believer in that if you don’t give kids something to do they’re going to find something to get into,� Rahm said. The real challenge will be laying out a media campaign that’ll garnish voter sup-

port. “We need to show what we will give back in exchange for that support,� Councilman Jackie Macko said. Seaman suggested “kicking it up a notch� by focusing on some improvement that residents want. “We’re asking for $132,000 annually. We need to say we need this for more than mowing the lawns,� the councilman said. Councilman Don Douglas agreed. For residents to buy into the park levy, they’ll want a reasonable return. One thought, he said, is weaving a major project into the deal like updating the main shelter house at Veterans Park and adding roll down sides. Even if a levy passes this year, the village will not see any of the money until 2016, Village Solicitor Jim Barney said. The Oak Harbor Library Board recently asked the village for its support to put a levy on the ballot this year in the wake of state cuts that have contributed to reduced hours and dropped services. The library levy would affect residents living in the Benton-Carroll-Salem School District. The village levy would only affect residents within Oak Harbor’s corporation limits.

Lake Twp. man suing prosecutor, police chief A Pemberville Road man has filed a complaint in Wood County Common Pleas Court against Mark Hummer, the Lake Township police chief, and Paul Dobson, county prosecutor, alleging the chief illegally removed the man’s granddaughter from his home. Dan Prewitt, who filed the complaint Monday, alleges the chief – at the direction of Dobson – violated his Fourth Amendment rights when he “unlawfully forced his way� into Prewitt’s residence on Jan. 13 and removed the girl. Prewitt is asking for a jury trial and $300,000 in damages each from Dobson and Hummer. According to his complaint, Prewitt on Jan. 10 picked up his granddaughter from school with the permission of her father, Andrew Prewitt, because the girl, who was involved in a custody dispute, claimed she had been threatened with a gun by a man staying with her aunt in Sylvania. The girl didn’t want to return to her aunt’s home and she was charged with being unruly and taken to the county’s juvenile detention center, according to police reports. Prewitt contends he immediately contacted the township police when he arrived home with the girl. His complaint asserts


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he is entitled to an “affirmative defenseâ€? shield from interfering in a custody matter. “Defendants had threatened to unlawfully arrest every person in the household‌namely the owners of the residence Dan and Andrea Prewitt including his son’s Andrew and Dan Jr. Prewitt,â€? the complaint says. On Wednesday, Prewitt asked the Lake Township trustees to investigate chief Hummer’s actions. “In my opinion he broke the law,â€? he said. Melanie Bowen, who chairs the board

of trustees, said “It sounds to me like he did his job.� Phil Dombey, township solicitor, said he would discuss the matter with the trustees but told Prewitt that the trustees’ meeting wasn’t the proper place to discuss his complaint. “You took the appropriate action. You’ll have your day in court,� he said. Prewitt is representing himself in the lawsuit. Chief Hummer declined to comment after the meeting. In other business, the trustees discussed the township’s financial condition, focusing on tax levies. A 5-year, 1-mill levy that funds the fire department is set to expire next year. The trustees are leaning toward seeking a renewal in November for the issue that generates about $223,860 annually. They noted that to instead seek a replacement of the levy, which would be based on current property valuations, would cause homeowners to lose a 10 percent rollback on their tax duplicate due to a change enacted by the state. Fire chief Bruce Moritz said the trustees will also need to address other levies that support the fire and EMS department. A contract with LifeStar for 24-hour paramedic service will expire next year, he said.

Schedel Community Day A Community Day and “Meet the Artists� event will be held Saturday, May 10 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at Schedel Arboretum and Gardens, 19255 W. Portage River South Rd., Elmore. The event, which will be held rain or shine, will include face painting, a bonsai demonstration, fly fishing, a scavenger hunt, butterfly and insect display, gardening information and perennial plants for sale. Artist Jan Pugh, of Packer Creek Pottery, will be on hand creating her famous majolica ceramics on the pottery wheel. Twisted Strands will perform Celtic music, and Rosie’s Rolling Chef will offer lobster bisque, Hot Mama Bread, lamb chops, paninis and more. Admission is free. For more information, call 419-862-3182 or visit

“Ohio’s Sand Country� A new exhibit produced by Metroparks National Center for Nature Photography, “Ohio’s Sand Country: We Call it the Oak Openings,� will be on display through June 29 in the McMaster Gallery at THE Main Library in downtown Toledo. The free exhibit is open during library hours. Featuring 25 framed photographs by Art Weber, the collection was assembled as a traveling exhibit to display at nature centers and other venues around Ohio to share the story of the Oak Openings Region of Lucas County. The park, located on Central Avenue, is located in the Oak Openings Region. Weber, a 42-year veteran of Metroparks with numerous national awards to his credit, penned personal notes to be displayed alongside each photo in the exhibit.

Plant sale The Ottawa/Sandusky Master Gardeners are sponsoring a plant sale Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Sandusky County Fairgrounds, 901 Rawson Ave., Fremont. A wide range of annuals, perennials and vegetable plants will be on sale, along with gardening-related items such ASgloves and other accessories. Master gardeners will be on hand to answer gardening questions. For more information, contact Master Gardener Coordinator Becky Lauer at 419-637-2738 or rlauer@woh.

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The Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District, in cooperation with the Ohio Division of Wildlife, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and Winous Point Marsh Conservancy, invites high school students to a one-day workshop, “Field Skills for Future Land Stewards – Wildlife Management.” The workshop will be held June 26 from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. at the Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge. During the workshop, 20 students will get the opportunity to spend a day out in the field with wildlife managers and learn what they do. In the morning, the students will participate in a goose round-up. During lunch, there will be an open discussion featuring professionals from all aspects of wildlife management. After lunch, students will get back in the field to learn more about radio telemetry and animal necropsy. “I see this as an opportunity for students with a career interest in conservation to ‘get their feet wet’ in the realms of wildlife management,” said Becky Simpson, education specialist for the Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District. Participants should bring waders or old tennis shoes, a change of clothes (just in case) and binoculars or cameras. Lunch is included in the $20 fee. The workshop is open to youths who will be in high school in the fall. To register, call 419-898-1595 or visit

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Owens Community College has renamed its two learning center locations. The Learning Center at the Source, located at 1301 Monroe St., Toledo, will now be known as Owens Community College Learning Center Downtown Toledo. The Arrowhead Learning Center, 1724 Indian Wood Circle, Maumee, will be known as Owens Community College Learning Center Maumee. The decision was made to rename the centers locations after the state announced plans to rename all one-stop job center locations throughout Ohio to “Ohio Means Jobs.”


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Contracts set for first park to have lake access By J. Patrick Eaken Press Staff Writer Two engineering contracts were approved by the Toledo Area Metroparks for Howard Farms, its first park to have access to Lake Erie. The 1,000 acre park, located on the current Howard Farms property west of Metzger Marsh in Jerusalem Township, will be unlike any other Metropark in that it will be the first located near Lake Erie’s coast. It will be the Metroparks largest park in its system, next to Oak Openings. The Metroparks approved contracts to Ann Arbor, Michigan-based Smith Group JJR for engineering and design of the human interface and to Ducks Unlimited for engineering and design of the actual wetlands. Total contract cost for the two engineering contracts is estimated at $250,900. Ducks Unlimited, the consultants designing the wetland, is a national organization whose mission is to create and preserve habitat for North American waterfowl. “It’s just a rare opportunity to engineer in coastal wetlands, which is a habitat that is really disappearing at an alarming rate,” Metroparks public relations director Scott Carpenter said. Smith Group is the consulting firm designing the park, including trails, parking, restroom facilities, and other human interface. A Metroparks resolution called for the two firms to “create habitat enhancements that also create opportunities for fishing, wildlife viewing, small craft boating, hunting, interpretive messaging and research.” The contracts approved Wednesday are only for Phase I, which includes the 700 acres on the east side of Howard Road, said Carpenter. “The property on the west side will not be part of this first phase at all, just because of cost at this point, so it will be a future project,” Carpenter said. Phase I construction is expected to begin in the spring of 2015 and completed by fall 2017. Total costs, including construction, are estimated at $5-$5.8 million. Carpenter said grants will cover a large per-

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centage of the cost. “There are a lot of variables. Moving dirt, it turns out, is quite expensive, and that’s the bulk of the work,” Carpenter said. “So any variance in cost, and we’re estimating right now, could throw this budget off quite a bit. A change of 50 cents to $1 a ton could result in hundreds of thousands of dollars.” The new park will create a nearly eight-mile continuous stretch of public lands that includes Metzger Marsh, Ottawa Wildlife Refuge, Crane Creek State Park and Magee Marsh. Throw in Maumee Bay State Park and Cedar Point Wildlife Refuge to the west and 11,687 acres of unique wetlands are or will be preserved for waterfowl habitat and our enjoyment. “We’re going to have over six miles of hiking trails, but we’re also going to have six miles of permanent deep water navigable channel,” Metroparks public relations director Scott Carpenter said.

“What that is, is like a six-mile blue trail, we call it, so you’ll be able to canoe and kayak six miles on that property. We’re looking forward to this. We’re not directly on the lake, but we’re connected by Ward’s Canal. The trails are the main reason people come to Metroparks, so that is exciting to have six miles of walking trails and that will be our first blue trail, or water trail.” Tim Schetter, Ph.D., director of natural resources for the Metroparks of the Toledo Area, said at an open house that he anticipates that Cedar Creek, which is currently pumped dry on the property to allow for farming, will be restored and meander two and half miles through the park before connecting with Ward’s Canal and empty into Lake Erie. A lot of the vegetation common to wetlands will spring up naturally, once water is reintroduced. Habitat will also be created for turtles, snakes and other marsh denizens. The land, which was previously a working farm, was purchased with two partners in 2008 for $6 million. Dr. Schetter said the Ohio Division of Wildlife contributed $3 million; the Clean Ohio Fund $1.8 million and the Metroparks’ land acquisition fund $1.2 million. This is the single largest purchase in Metroparks’ history both in acreage and cost. Naturally, the partnership came with caveats. Two of them are that some portion must be open to hunting and no more than 20 percent of the land can be developed into buildings and trails.

Ottawa County schedules health clinics The Ottawa County Health Department has released the clinic schedule for May 1216. Unless otherwise noted, all clinics are at the Ottawa County Health Department, with appointments being made by calling 419-734-6800 or 1-800-788-8803. May 12: Immunization Clinic (including flu/pneumonia shots), 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m.; Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Clinic, 7:45 a.m.-4:30 p.m. May 13: No clinics scheduled. May 14: Family Planning Clinic, 9:45

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Oregon schools seeking public’s input from survey

By Kelly J. Kaczala Press News Editor

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The Oregon school board, as part of its Strategic Plan update, is asking the public to fill out an online survey to help determine the areas the district will focus on for the next three years. Public input will inform and influence the strategic planning process. The public is encouraged to provide “honest thoughts” about the most critical issues the district must address in the next few years. The first stage of strategic planning is to survey the district’s stakeholders, defined as any person that has attended (current students and alumni) or worked (teachers and staff) in Oregon schools, is the parent of a student in Oregon schools, lives in the Oregon community, is a business owner in Oregon or is a community leader in Oregon. The board believes its stakeholders are important to the district’s past, present and future and that they should have the opportunity to express their opinion in the development of the strategic plan update, according to Superintendent Lonny Rivera. Among the survey questions: • Suppose Oregon City Schools were graded like students in our district. Based on your impressions and experiences, what would you say the district’s overall grade should be? • What do you like most about Oregon

City Schools?” • What should Oregon City Schools focus on to provide a better student experience in each of the following areas: Academics, Arts, Athletics? • What frustrates you most about Oregon City Schools? •What is your view of the current Oregon City Schools? To access the survey, log on to https:// Stakeholder_Survey All surveys must be completed no later than May 16, 2014. Fundraising The district and the Oregon Schools Foundation in March hired Aly Sterling Philanthropy, LLC to facilitate the update.

Aly Sterling Philanthropy is a full-service fundraising and board governance firm, specializing in building sustainable fundraising and board governance solutions for nonprofits. Strategic planning is a core part of their service. Sara Best, a director with Aly Sterling, is developing the strategic focus for the next couple years. “They helped put together the survey for us, and they will also help us make sense of the data when it all comes in - find trends and make sense of what’s there,” Rivera told The Press last Tuesday. “They also will lead the group discussions from the stake holders that will be at our meeting in June. We will know what the stakeholders are saying, and discuss what we can do to go to the next level, to readjust where we spend our time and energy and finances. We’ll look to the private sector to fill the needs, and plan on getting alumni and business – anyone who has a vested interest in the district – to assist us in doing more than we could doing. We’re going to have a public release of the information once it’s put together.” The district will look to the Oregon Schools Foundation to help raise funds, he added. The Foundation is a non-profit group that serves as a catalyst to bring local businesses and the community together to increase educational opportunities for Oregon students. Through an established endowment fund from donations, the Foundation provides grants as well as

community resources to support programs to enhance the educational experiences in the district. “More and more, public schools are looking towards their foundations to do the extras, and to help supplement funding because it is decreasing at a very quick rate. We have a number of alumni who have done well, but once they leave us, we don’t do what the universities or even private schools do – and that is, stay in contact with them and offer them opportunities to give back,” said Rivera. “My long term vision is to have the foundation supplement funding for all the extra things the kids love to do that are fun but cost money, such as the arts and athletics,” he said. “Anything we can do to take those things off the taxpayer dollar so we would then only be relying on the public money for academic programming we do at school. It’s going to take a while to get there. I want to give all the amenities we can, but ease what the taxpayer has to pay, too.” A collaborative team representing school administration & staff, board of education, business owners, community leaders, alumni, parents and students has been formed as part of the update process. Survey responses will be anonymous, unless the public opts to share their identity. Survey findings will be shared in summary at an upcoming Strategic Planning session.

No bidders show at sheriff’s sale; property to be forfeited By Larry Limpf News Editor After not drawing the interest of any bidders at two sheriff’s sales, an 11.2-acre parcel and building in Lake Township are now going through the forfeiture process. The property, located at 3700 Williston Road, had most recently been the site of a Steve & Barry’s store. Foreclosure proceedings began last

September in Wood County Common Pleas Court. The court recently notified several area jurisdictions of the property’s availability after sherrif’s sales on April 10 and 24 failed to attract buyers. Under state law, the court is offering to forfeit the property to the Wood County commissioners, Lake Township, Penta Career Center and Lake Local School District. Each entity has 10 days to petition the


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Woodmore teacher, friend enjoy Australia in ‘autumn’ By Alex Reinhart Staff Writer Window To Woodmore During spring break, many high school students were stuck inside watching the rain, while Woodmore faculty member Erin Reynolds enjoyed herself in Australia. Reynolds, who teaches students with special needs, went to Australia to visit her friend Jamie Bannear, who was a foreign exchange student from Australia that Reynolds met in high school. In Australia, Reynolds met many of Bannear’s friends and family. She also met people from other countries, including people from Canada and a woman from New Zealand she talked to while on her plane. After her 22-hour flight, Reynolds touched down in Australia. While there Reynolds went to a zoo, a German village, a

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chocolate factory and local attractions such as the world’s largest wooden horse and the Whispering Wall. “If you just whispered people could hear you from the other side,” said Reynolds about the Whispering Wall. It was extremely hot in Australia where they had a record high temperature for that time of year. “It was about 91 degrees, and it is fall for them and usually it’s only 70 to 75 degrees,” said Reynolds. At the beach Reynolds was staying at, there were news reporters talking to citizens about the record temperatures, asking their thoughts about the heat. Reynolds could be seen twice in the background, once in the water with Bannear, and once on the beach with him. “To go to Australia is a once-in-a-lifetime experience, to appear on the news there is unheard of,” said Reynolds.

In Australia, many things are quite different than in the U.S. People in Australia get a lot more vacation time than people in the U.S. While people in America go to college after graduation, Australians go on vacation. Americans have school for nine months and then summer break, while Australians go all year round but take four to five week breaks for holidays such as Christmas or Halloween. Australia’s $1 currency is worth about 97 cents in America. The lowest bill for Australia is a 5, and they use one-dollar coins. Reynolds enjoyed holding a Koala and feeding kangaroos more than anything else. “I would love to go again,” said Reynolds. “Except next time I would stay longer so I can see more of the country.” (Reprinted from Window To Woodmore, a student publication, with permission.)

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The personal success business is a significant part of our economy, with Americans spending literally billions of dollars every year in the hopes of figuring out how to be personally (and financially) successful. Much of this enterprise is materialism at its worst, with clever hucksters convincing hopeful, often greedy, or unwary marks to part with their hard-earned money in the hopes of getting rich. And while it certainly isn't fair to paint all of these success gurus with the same brush, it is worth asking what the point of all this success is about in the first place. How do the people selling success define it?


Do they define success by nothing more than material prosperity? If so, they are defining it very narrowly, and are at odds with God's message of success. If success is nothing more than material prosperity, then Jesus and the prophets would have to be judged abject failures. On the other hand, if they define success as personal growth, meeting our individual goals, and living in harmony with God and our fellowman, then this is probably something worth attaining. You cannot serve both God and money. N.I.V Matthew 6:24


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Forgiveness urged To the editor: This is in response to the letter regarding Pope Francis proclaiming the sainthood of John Paul II, in spite of the sex abuse scandal. If you look back in the lives of saints, you will find that there is not one who was 100 percent perfect (besides St. Mary). We all have a portion of our lives that we are ashamed of and we certainly wouldn’t want to be only judged by that one portion. John Paul was from an Nazi-controlled country. He witnessed how they hated the church. He witnessed how beloved, holy priests were falsely accused of all kinds of things so the Nazis could silence them. Of course, then he would be cautious and slow in these abuse cases. I do not in any way want to demean the horror of what these children endured, but I am called to have forgiveness, if I myself wish to be forgiven someday of my sins. John Paul II was a man who loved us, who forgave us, who suffered for us, especially the worst of us. He gave all, just like Christ unto the end. It is reported that he took no pain medications. Please read his writings and you will know him better. Do not allow the media to dictate to you who he is or what the Catholic Church is. S. McHale Graytown

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titled “Money questions” (April 28 issue of The Press) that we must come together for solutions. But before we do that, let’s get the facts straight. Money in politics is the problem and most money goes for advertisements. So why doesn’t the media do its patriotic duty and offer political ads free of charge? The Keystone XL pipeline will not serve anyone in this country. The shale oil that will travel from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico will be unrefined crude to be shipped and sold overseas. The U.S. will see none of it. The Nebraska farmers, ranchers, and Indians who live where this pipeline is being built were on the Washington Mall protesting its construction. There have been earthquakes in that area. If the Keystone XL pipeline should break, it would destroy the Nebraska aquifer which irrigates America’s bread basket and provides water for the Indian reservations. Paul Szymanowski Curtice

Pipeline coercion? To the editor: Why should we be coerced by President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry into believing that we should wait until after the elections in November to vote for the approval of the Keystone pipeline? Playing politics with the elections and fearing retaliation is reckless and ill-fa-

vored. We should be allowed to access our affordable, abundant natural resources, and not allow the heavy hand of government to block us from reaching our full potential. This energy boom will continue with the Bakken formations expecting to be producing 1.7 million barrels a day by 2020, up from 1.1 million a day this year. The pipeline (an estimated $7 billion project) will create thousands of jobs, give the economy a shot in the arm, lower gas prices and wean the U.S. from foreign imports. This project went through the incredibly strict and expensive EPA approval process with flying colors. Also, the Fraser Institute disclosed it to be safer to transport by pipeline than by rail or roadway. This report should pacify the environmentalist concerns. It makes no sense to let government policies constrain America’s freedom of action today. Let’s insist our representatives OK this project and get America back to its greatness in the world. Ted Georgoff Lambertville, Mich.

Clean-up a success To the editor: Thanks to the more than 80 volunteers who made the Ottawa County beach clean-up a success. On Saturday April 19, more than 400 pounds of trash was removed along four area beaches. Despite the chilly weather, volunteers

were eager to participate in the Earth Day celebration. As part of the Alliance for the Great Lakes’ Adopt-a-Beach program, collection information is entered into an online database and used to educate the public and improve beaches throughout the Great Lakes. Thanks to the Ottawa Soil and Water Conservation District, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge, East Harbor State Park, Catawba Island State Park and Magee Marsh for hosting this year’s Adopt-a-Beach cleanups. Becky Simpson Education Specialist/Fiscal Manager, Ottawa SWCD

Efforts appreciated To the editor: The Oak Harbor Chamber of Commerce Village Wide Cleanup was held Saturday May 3. Despite the rainy, cool weather, we had nearly 30 volunteers – including the Oak Harbor High School baseball team – come out to help clean up the downtown area, We would also like to thank Community Markets for the use of their Dumpsters and the Village of Oak Harbor for donating trash bags for the event. Half a Dumpster was filled Saturday morning – which is trash that is no longer on our streets. We all need to do our part to help keep our small town beautiful. Again, we would like to thank everyone who participated and their efforts to help keep Oak Harbor clean. Valerie Winterfield Executive Director, Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce

Local school officials react to competitive balance vote If you pay attention to high school sports, you’ve probably heard the statistic that private schools, despite making up just 17 percent of the membership of the Ohio High School Athletic Association, have won 40 percent of the state titles since 1999. This has created an uproar from some public schools in the Buckeye State who claim that private schools have unfair advantages, and as a result, has prompted four consecutive years of votes on what is known as a competitive balance proposal. Votes are currently being taken until Wednesday on a contentious issue that has been the subject of discussion in the circles of high school sports for years. The competitive-balance proposal put forth by the OHSAA stands to change the landscape of athletics in Ohio should it receive over 50 percent of the vote from the high school principals in the state. In the three prior years the proposal has gotten 47.7, 47 and 48.5 percent of the vote. It came the closest to passing last spring. A school’s enrollment figure is currently the only criterion used to classify teams into respective tournaments. The new plan would institute a formula that would take into account the composition of each team’s roster, specifically the student’s background. Different criteria, based on one’s residential status would decide whether a player is assigned a Level 0, 1 or 2 rating. That number would then be used to produce an adjusted enrollment figure. In short, schools that have open enrollment and private schools that accept students from various school districts would be held to a high standard. I, for one, support the referendum. I’ve seen some of the major private institutions dominate in sports, and I believe it’s time for a change.

The Flip Side by Yaneek Smith Does anyone really believe that schools like Cincinnati Archbishop Moeller, Cleveland St. Ignatius, and Kettering Archbishop Alter continue to win and compete for state championships on a regular basis by accident? The answer is no. These private schools, which do an excellent job of educating our youth, often get top-notch athletes to their schools because of their academic prestige and elite sports programs, thus creating an advantage over many of the public schools, which have a finite boundary to draw from. Plus in a major city a private school can draw its students from the entire metro area and beyond. That, in itself, is the primary motivation for this proposal being considered. While I’m in favor of the passage of this proposal, I acknowledge it is flawed. I’m not, however, advocating change for the sake of change — I do believe this would be an improvement over the current system we have in place. Not everyone agrees with me, including Eastwood assistant principal and athletic director Jeff Hill. “In trying to appease some of the concerns that they’ve gotten before, the OHSAA has in some ways muddled the whole thing a little bit more instead of making it clearer,” said Hill. “I understand the purpose of it, why they feel that they need to do it. What we need to consider is how would this directive effect us. Some

of the things we came across, we felt we would be penalized. “One of the things (the proposal) talks about is, if you had kids that open-enrolled and they didn’t come until ninth grade, as opposed to kids who came before the seventh grade, you’d be punished. There are a lot of kids that come here because of academics. If they turn around and want to be in athletics, you get penalized for being a good academic school.” Hill notes that because his school often has between 8 to 10 foreign exchange students, and because some of them like to enrich their experience through athletics, the proposal would further hurt his school. Cardinal Stritch Catholic athletic director Craig Meinzer, who is enthusiastic about the proposal, believes challenges exist for both public and private schools. “I do see where they (the public schools) would be coming from,” Meinzer said. “Coaching at a public school for three years, you have to almost recruit legally to keep that kid from going to a private school. If you’re a private school, you can’t talk to a kid unless he or she contacts you. “Everybody thinks it’s easier to coach at a private school. The kids are coming from different schools and are coached differently, but it’s a plus because you could get any good athlete if they want to come there. If you have kids that are coming through your feeder system, they play together for a while and it’s easier coaching them because hopefully the lower level coaches would want to teach what the high school and middle school is learning.” For my money, Ridgewood football coach John Slusser, whose school is located in West Lafayette, best described the reason as to why change is needed. “When you see all the private schools winning state titles, you know there is a

problem,” he said in an interview with The Coshocton Tribune. “Anything is better than nothing and while I don’t think (this proposal) is the final answer, I feel like (the OHSAA) is trying to get something done.” His team was blown out in the Division V state semifinals to Youngstown Ursuline, 48-6, in 2009, so he knows first hand just how difficult it can be to face a powerhouse program from a private school. “I felt like we were as good as any public school in the state of Ohio,” he said. “Instead, we played Ursuline, who hammered us and Coldwater to win a state title. It just wasn’t a fair fight.”


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The best music you’ve never heard of.

Grammy award winner Barbara Bailey Hutchison will highlight the Live in The House Concert Series at the Pemberville Opera House for the 204-15 season. Hutchison won a Grammy in 1996 for Best Musical Recording for Children for her album of original lullabies. The singersongwriter has been performing for more than 20 years and you’ve heard her voice on commercials for McDonalds, Hallmark Cards, Heinz and other national advertisers. The Detroit native will appear at the opera house on October 4. Hutchison is another of the accomplished musical acts that Carol Bailey, artistic director for the opera house, calls “the best music you’ve never heard of.” Six other musical acts, a vaudeville magician/comedian and a silent movie night comprise the seventh Live in the House season funded in part by the Ohio Arts Council. Highlights include:  The Great Kaplan: A one-man, comedy-variety show inspired by the antics of Buster Keaton, The Smothers Brothers and Wile E Coyote. This Columbus, Ohio magician has appeared on The View and the Statler Brothers Show and has opened for Bobby Vinton, David Spade and Harry Blackstone, Jr.;  Lone Raven: These five musicians from south central Ohio play a blend of traditional music along with Irish Reels and Gypsy Fiddle Tunes. Lead singer Kara Markley also performs jigs and reels during the group’s show. As, you might expect, this one is scheduled in March to help celebrate St. Patrick’s Day;  Russian Duo: Siberian native Oleg Kruglyakov plays the balalaika, a Russian stringed instrument, and American Terry Boyarsky plays the piano. The duo’s repertoire draws from Russian folk and classical music as well as Gypsy melodies. In addition, the two have their own interpretation of classic composers such as Schubert, Mozart, Bach and Rimsky-Korsakov. Rounding out the schedule are: Rick Prater & The Midnight Travelers, a bluegrass act from Indiana; The Voices of Harmony, a Northwest Ohio barbershop

The Muleskinner Band from Southern Ohio performed Saturday night in front of a packed house at the Pemberville Opera House. The concert was the last in a series of Live in the House Concerts for the 2013-14 season. (Photo courtesy of James Fields) group; Toledo favorites Ragtime Rick and the Chefs of Dixieland and Lee Murdock, a troubadour who sings about the history of the Great Lakes. Murdock sings his own songs and covers such folk artists as Shel Silverstein, Woody Guthrie and Pat Dailey. While admission to all concerts is $10, once again Andes Manta, a South American band that plays the traditional music from the Andes Mountains from Columbia to Tierra Del Fuego, will play for free, courtesy of the Ohio Arts Council. As you can see, the schedule tends to appeal more to the “gray haired crowd” than the tattooed, bling-bedazzled one. That’s by design Bailey says. After all, the

Pemberville Opera House was built in 1891 and many of the acts Bailey brings in play traditional, old-timey music. This past Saturday, for example, The Muleskinner Band played old favorites like You are My Sunshine, How Great Thou Art and Foggy Mountain Breakdown. About 130 attended Saturday’s concert, which is a little more than the average attendance of 110, Bailey said. The gate, along with a $4,550 grant from the Ohio Arts Council has kept the Live in the House series in the black for the six years of its existence. Attendance was up this year and Bailey hopes to encourage patrons to contribute to

the opera house drive to install an elevator to provide easier access to the secondfloor venue. Bailey secured a $220,000 state grant and needs to raise another $110,000. She will apply for a $50,000 community block grant from Wood County and attempt to raise the balance from opera house members and fundraisers. The opera house was the town’s gathering center at the turn of the 20th century, but fell into disrepair and disuse during World War II. The Pemberville Freedom Area Historical Society led the effort to restore the venue in 1999. The roof was replaced, the ceiling frescoes repainted using Rembrandt Oil Paint and the electrical and plumbing systems upgraded. The raised stage, high ceilings and solid construction contribute to the acoustics and the intimate setting assures you are close to the performers. If you haven’t attended a concert yet and you enjoy a variety of music, you owe it to yourself to check it out. Concerts are the first Saturday of the month September through May. They start and end at senior-friendly times, roughly 7 to 9:30. For more info or to donate to the elevator fund call Carol Bailey at 419-2874848 or go to Comment at

Personal responsibility and determination go hand in hand Dare to Live by Bryan Golden

Willpower means you will find a way, no matter what or how long it takes.

At times you may feel discouraged, worn out, frustrated, annoyed, or tired. Perhaps giving up appears to be an attractive option. Emotional swings are normal. It’s easy to keep moving forward when things are going well. It’s a completely different matter when nothing seems to be going right. In order to move forward, you must take responsibility for your life. Blaming other people, circumstances, or situations gets you stuck in inaction. Making excuses justifies your position rather than motivating you to progress forward. Problems, obstacles, and adversity are part of life. The bigger your goals, the more you will have to overcome. There is a solution for every problem, a way to surmount each obstacle, and a strategy to deal with any adversity. Determination to move forward is key to discovering your next step. Success is achieved by making progress one step at a time. The rationale for this approach is simple; becoming mired in the past or frozen where you are now never works. Study the past in order to determine what worked and what didn’t. Before you can move forward it’s imperative for you to understand where you are currently and

what factors caused your present situation. Only after you identify what brought you to your existing circumstances, are you in a position to formulate a plan for mov-

ing forward. Conversely, moving forward by addressing irrelevant issues is extremely frustrating because either nothing changes, or your situation worsens. As you move forward, you must change your strategy compared to the actions that have brought you here. Doing the same thing over and over while expecting a different result is a definition of insanity. There is no benefit to punishing yourself for past mistakes or bad judgments. Worry is a useless waste of energy. Feeling sorry for yourself is pointless. Taking positive action in a new direction is essential. The only way anything changes is because of changes you make. Thinking before you act is always a wise approach. Acting in haste diminishes your chances of being satisfied with the results. Start by listing all possible courses of action. Evaluate the pros and cons of each option. Regardless of how prudent you are, some things you attempt will not work out as planned. There is no way to prevent this. All you can do is make the best possible decision based on all of the facts at hand. Paralysis by over analysis keeps you frozen in place. Effectively moving forward is dependent on your independent assessment and

decision. Having to deal with criticism, pressure, and even ridicule is not uncommon. Follow your own path. Moving forward based on someone else’s requirements rarely results in your satisfaction. When confronting an adverse situation, your response should be, “Where do I go from here? What is my next step?” This mindset propels you forward. It focuses your energy on positive action. The only difference between people who continuously move forward and those who don’t is mindset. An attitude of, “I’ll find a way,” is substantially more effective than one of, “I don’t know what to do.” Willpower enables you to constantly move forward. Willpower is different than giving something a try. Willpower means you will find a way, no matter what or how long it takes. Trying, on the other hand, opens the door for the possibility of failure. Willpower does not. The next time you are faced with a challenge, determine what action is necessary in order to move forward. The size of the steps you take is not important, your direction is. Taking your first step is of paramount significance. It breaks through procrastination and fear. It is your first step that gets you moving forward.

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“Andy’s Army” Garage Sale to benefit canine cancer By Tammy Walro Press Features Editor Andy, a Golden Retriever with soulful eyes and a gregarious personality captured Sue Bechtel’s heart from the moment in 2008 when she brought him home from the Golden Retriever Rescue Resource, Inc. (GRRR). Andy was not Sue’s first rescue, nor her first Golden Retriever. She knew Goldens were prone to certain diseases, including hip dysplasia, thyroid and skin problems and cancer, so when he developed a limp in the summer of 2009, she called the vet to schedule an appointment. “They thought he may have some arthritis,” said Sue, who lives outside of Whitehouse. “Though we thought he was a middle-aged dog, he may have been older – with rescues, it’s often hard for them to know for sure, so arthritis seemed a possibility.” Though the vet prescribed medication to ease Andy’s symptoms, his condition deteriorated. “He’d be walking along and he would lose strength in his leg and he’d go down,” Sue said. Concerned, her vet suggested Sue take Andy to have an MRI. The testing, which she had done at a specialty facility in Michigan, showed there was a tumor in one of the vertebrae in Andy’s neck. “The tumor was compressing his spinal column and affecting the nerves in his leg, which was why he was having difficulty walking,” Sue said. “The diagnosis of cancer was shocking, devastating,” Sue said. “I said, ‘We rescued him once and we’ll make every effort we can to try to rescue him from cancer, too.’” Andy underwent surgery to remove the osteosarcoma. The veterinary oncologist, also based in Michigan, worked with Sue’s local vet to coordinate chemotherapy treatments. “We opted to forgo radiation, which would have required Andy to stay for extended periods at either Michigan State or Ohio State,” she said. In the end, Andy succumbed to the cancer. “He didn’t have a long life after the surgery, but for a few months, he had a pretty normal life,” she said. “He could

Sue Bechtel’s beloved Golden Retriever, who died just months after being diagnosed with cancer, was the inspiration for “Andy’s Army,” an organization that raises funds to support canine cancer research. walk and run – he could even tree squirrels. “It’s very hard thing to go through,” she said. “The tests just to get a diagnosis are very expensive. Treatment is also costly and often doesn’t offer too much promise. It’s a real dilemma for many pet owners who want to do all they can for their sick dogs, but can’t afford even basic testing. “After Andy died, I did some research about canine cancer,” Sue said. “His plight was far from unique as canine cancer remains the leading cause of death among all older dogs and is prevalent among many breeds of dogs including Golden Retrievers.” As many people struck by tragic loss do, Sue looked for a way for something positive to come out of Andy’s death. In 2011, she started “Andy’s Army,” an organization aimed at promoting wellness and awareness about cancer in dogs, while also raising funds for research efforts. In 2011, the first Andy’s Army 5K and 1-Mile Walk was held, netting about

$1,000, which was donated to veterinary research programs at Michigan State, Ohio State and Colorado State. The following year, the fundraiser raised $3,600 which went to the Golden Retriever Foundation, to be directed to cancer studies and research funds. Word and support spread for the effort, and last year’s event raised $4,500. “Though we’re committed to funding research, as we go along, we’re going to look into how we might help people in the community whose dogs get cancer,” Sue said. Sue, with fellow volunteer Patti Reitz, are planning a Garage Sale to benefit Andy’s Army Canine Cancer Project June 12 and 13 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. at 1528 Woodville Rd., Millbury. A preview day will be held Wednesday, June 11 from 5-8 p.m. Donations are being sought for the sale. To arrange for pick-up of donations, call 419-875-5272. Because May is Pet Cancer Awareness

Month, Sue urges pet owners to become familiar with the 10 symptoms of canine cancer, developed by the American Veterinary Medical Association: 1. An abnormal swelling that persists or continues to grow. 2. Sores that do not heal. 3. Weight loss. 4. Bleeding or discharge from any body opening. 5. Offensive odor. 6. Difficulty eating or swallowing. 7. Hesitation to exercise or loss of stamina. 8. Persistent lameness or stiffness. 9. Difficulty breathing, urination or defecation. 10. Loss of appetite. “Many of the symptoms of canine cancer are subtle – and they’re often attributed to a dog just getting older,” Sue said. For more information about Andy’s Army, visit or follow the organization on Facebook.

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Seeing change as a positive experience From the American Counseling Association

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It’s inevitable. Change happens. Often it’s something minor, but it can also be a major change that leaves you feeling frightened, stressed and unsure of what’s coming next. But change doesn’t have to be upsetting or a negative situation. It’s your choice whether you want to see a transition as an opportunity for growth and improvement, or whether you want to desperately hang on to the status quo and stay in your comfort zone. There are things you can do to emphasize the good in change: • Decide on a positive attitude – When you look at a transition as an opportunity to grow and add to your world, you can approach change as something to enjoy and look forward to. Make this your mantra: “Happiness is a decision.” • Use your support network – If a change has you feeling sad, confused or overwhelmed, look for support from others. It may be family or friends who are willing to listen in a non-judgmental way. Or you may be more comfortable speaking with a member of the clergy or a therapist. It may surprise you to receive help and support from unexpected places. • List the stable things in your life – When things are changing, it’s easy to feel totally off-balance, but the reality in most cases is that there are many things in your

life, from friends and family who love you to familiar daily routines that will still be there for you. Simply listing them can remind you of the stability still in your life. • Give yourself time – Life changes can happen in an instant, but orienting yourself to what has ended and what is coming can take time. Losing a job, experiencing the death of someone close, being widowed or divorced – they’re all changes in which you need to allow yourself time to adjust to your new life situation. • Explore the opportunities in the transition – It’s often said that for every door that closes, another door opens. When a change happens, take the time to explore what new chances and options it may be bringing. Think in different directions and about the new things that might be possible. For most of us, change is never easy, but it often provides opportunities that might otherwise have been missed. Approach change as a positive experience and you just may find it is. Direct comments and questions to or visit www.

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Volunteers go bald for cancer research For some women – and men too, – going bald might be a hair-raising experience, but more than 20 intrepid volunteers signed up to shave their heads May 4 at the Woodville Fire Department in an event to raise funds to help conquer childhood cancer. The volunteers braved an encounter with the clippers to benefit St. Baldrick’s Foundation, a volunteer-driven charity dedicated to raising money for childhood cancer research. Usable hair was collected and donated to Children With Hair Loss, an organization that offers wigs to children with medically-related hair loss. The foundation mobilizes volunteers, supporters and donors to continue the battle against this devastating disease. This is the 5th annual Sandusky County EMS-hosted event. “Some are ‘repeat customers,” according to Kari Grehl, St. Baldrick’s volunteer organizer. “Tom Waugeman, of Clyde, donated for fifth year; Ron Bird, of Fremont, shaved four years. “In total, we had 19 ‘shavees,’ including seven women, and three more who donated hair,” she said. Donations are still being accepted online at or email

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East Toledo Women’s Center seeking parenting volunteers Volunteers are needed to serve as parenting instructors and patient advocates for the “Your First Look” East Toledo Women’s Center located at 101 Main Street, Suite 4, in the historic Weber Block Building. A program of Heartbeat of Toledo, the center is open Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Services available include free pregnancy tests, ultrasounds, options counseling and parenting lessons, according to Leeann Beach, patient services director. Anyone interested in volunteering should call the office at 419-7200632 to schedule an orientation meeting. Volunteers are asked to serve about four hours per week. Learn more about the center at

Dance for the Dogs A team of local Zumba instructors will host a special Zumba-thon to support a dog rescue organization Friday, May 16 from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Lutheran Home, 131 N. Wheeling (corner of Seaman & Wheeling), on the border of East Toledo and Oregon. The two-hour Zumbathon will take participants on a musical trip around the world in an “exercise in disguise” party atmosphere, featuring mainly Latin and international songs and a combination of dance and fitness moves. The cost of the event is $10 in advance or $15 at the door. A Zumba bracelet, water and snacks are included in the admission fee. There will also be raffles and a silent auction. All proceeds raised will benefit Above and Beyond English Setter Rescue (www., a national breed organization that saves hundreds of English Setters annually and places them in new homes. To purchase a ticket or for more information, contact Ann-Marie at 419-3812225 or

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“Just Don’t” Unison Behavioral Health recently kicked off its “Just Don’t” prevention campaign. Funded by the Mental Health and Recovery Services Board of Lucas County, the goal of the campaign is to increase the community’s awareness of the risks of alcohol use and substance abuse. Components of the campaign include cinema advertising at Franklin Park 16

Health networks collaborate Kettering Health Network is collaborating with four of Ohio’s leading healthcare systems to create new ways to provide health services that will deliver higher quality, better health and greater value for Ohioans. The Network has joined Health Innovations Ohio (HIO), an independent, collaborative organization formed in 2012 by Catholic Health Partners (Cincinnati), Mount Carmel Health System (Columbus), Summa Health System (Akron), and University Hospitals (Cleveland). Catholic

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Practically a tourney The Epilepsy Center of Northwest Ohio will present the 25th “Practically a Golf Tournament (PGT),” May 30 at Levis Commons in Perrysburg. The festivities will begin at noon by the Clock Tower. The event includes a unique and competitive 18-hole miniature golf tournament where businesses, organizations or friends may compete for prizes and awards. DJ Richie will return along with Felix the Cigar Roller from Casa de Monte Cristo. Lunch, cash bar, and corn hole will add to the fun and excitement of the day. For information, call 419-867-5950.

Grandparents’ support group The “Thank Goodness for Grandparents” support group will meet May 22 at 10 a.m. or 6 p.m. in the Oak Harbor High School Theater Lobby. The meeting – the group’s second gathering – will address available services that can offer support when children are visiting with biological parents. Childcare will be provided for those who RSVP by May 19. For information, call Judy Peters, director of Student Services at 419-898-3280 or RSVP by text your name and session choice to Sara Stahl at 419-341-6535.

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Raising awareness about stroke and its warning signs When it comes to stroke, knowing your risk factors, recognizing symptoms and acting quickly can save you from death or permanent disability. “Stroke, until recently, has been the third leading cause of death and the leading cause of adult disability in the United States,” said John M. Whapham, MD, MS, FSNIS, medical director of Stroke and Endovascular Neurosugery. “A stroke occurs when there is a sudden loss of blood flow to part of the brain. This is caused by a blockage, rupture, or injury of a blood vessel supplying blood to the brain. Someone in our country experiences a stroke every 45 seconds. Too often people do not recognize when a stroke is happening, losing critical time.” Time lost is brain lost. In fact, 32,000 brain cells die in one second of blood loss/ blockage, and 1.9 million cells die in the

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first minute of blood loss. It is crucial to recognize the signs of a stroke, and call 911 or get to the emergency room immediately. “Stroke Centers, such as the one at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, offer treatment that may reduce the risk of damage from the most common types of strokes,” Dr. Whapham said. “However, medical treatment options are available only within three hours of the patient’s initial symptoms at most, with an extended window of time available at centers offering neuro-endovascular procedures. “Neuro-endovascular treatment, which we offer at St. V’s, offers a minimally invasive alternative to traditional neurosurgery,” he said. “Various minimally invasive clot retrieval devices and intra-arterial infusions can extend the time frame for effective treatment and improve outcomes for stroke patients.”

Timing and proper treatment can mean the difference between life and death, recovery and disability. Warning signs of a stroke include: • Sudden numbness or weakness of the face, arms or legs, especially on one side. • Sudden confusion, trouble speaking and/or understanding. • Sudden trouble seeing out of one or both eyes. • Sudden trouble walking, loss of balance or dizziness. • Sudden, severe headache with no known cause. Stroke symptoms can appear the day of or even days before a stroke. Listen to your body, and contact your doctor about any potential stroke symptoms. It is important not only to monitor our own health but also that of those around you.

Just as it is important to recognize the symptoms of a stroke, you also should learn about your risk factors. Research has shown that you can reduce your stroke risk by living a healthy lifestyle. It is believed that 80 percent of strokes are preventable. Take charge of your health and prevent stroke by: • Controlling high blood pressure. • Not smoking. • Eating a low fat, low cholesterol diet. • Being physically active. • Maintaining a healthy body weight. • Drinking alcohol minimally/not at all. • Managing diabetes. Talk to your doctor today about your risk factors for stroke and what you can do to control them.

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Support tanning bed legislation By Karl K. Kellawan, MD President, Ohio Dermatological Association, Inc. On behalf of the Ohio Dermatological Association (ODA), I am writing to raise awareness of the month of May designated as “Melanoma and Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month” by the Ohio General Assembly. In an effort to curb the skin cancer epidemic in Ohio and the United States, the ODA is educating and advocating for skin cancer detection and prevention. More than one million new cases of skin cancer will be diagnosed this year and approximately one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. Of serious concern is the alarming increased incidence of the potentially deadly malignant melanoma in young people. Melanoma is the most common form of cancer for young adults 25-29 years old and the second most common form of cancer for adolescents and young adults 15-24 years old. The incidence of malignant melanoma is especially increasing in young adult women, due to their exposure to hazardous ultraviolet (UV) tanning bed radiation. A recent report demonstrated that using indoor tanning increases one’s chances of de-

veloping melanoma, especially if utilized before age 35. Another study published in December 2011 found indoor tanners have a 69 percent increased risk of developing the most common form of skin cancer, basal cell carcinoma, even if a person only used a tanning bed once in his or her lifetime. More alarming, the risk was even higher for those who began indoor tanning prior to age 16. The science is clear – if you use indoor tanning beds, your risk of developing skin cancer significantly increases. In honor of this important designation in Ohio law, we are using the month of May to urge lawmakers to support efforts like HB 131 and SB 113, legislation that would limit minors’ access to dangerous UV tanning bed radiation. For more than 25 years, the ODA has educated our youth and adults about the dangers of hazardous UV tanning bed radiation. While education is important, especially during this month, education is not enough. We urge you to contact your state legislators and ask them to support this important public health initiative and help prevent skin cancer in one of Ohio’s greatest assets – its children.

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Give your mom some extra help By Erin Thompson Social Security Public Affairs Specialist Mother’s Day here. It’s always nice to give Mom a card, flowers or candy, but this year, people all over the country are helping their moms save an estimated $4,000 annually on the cost of Medicare prescription drugs. You can help your mom too — and it won’t cost you a dime. If your mother has Medicare coverage and has limited income and resources, she may be eligible for Extra Help — available through Social Security — to pay part of her monthly premiums, annual deductibles and prescription copayments. To figure out whether your mother is eligible, Social Security needs to know her income and the value of her savings, investments and real estate (other than the home she lives in). To qualify for the Extra Help, she must receive Medicare and have: • Income limited to $17,505 for an individual or $23,595 for a married couple living together. Even if your mom’s annual income is higher, she still may be able to get some help. Some examples where income may be higher include if she and, if married, her spouse: —Support other family members who live with them; —Have earnings from work; or

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Composting is one form of recycling that can happen in your backyard. Sign up for the class and discover the secrets of composting from our local expert. Learn how food scraps and organic materials can become useful compost in your backyard. Open To: Residents within Ottawa, Sandusky and Seneca Counties including all Fostoria and Bellevue residents.

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East Toledo’s “Man of Trees”

Man forgotten but the product of his passion still lives By Lou Hebert Press Contributing Writer

Louis Hirschy

Top photo, one of Hirschy’s trees still stands today along Greenwood, East Toledo. Bottom photo, Hirschy’s cherished Zurich Bible.

this: “To Hirschy, trees are a religion. They are his friends and his companions. Almost it seems they talk to him of their troubles and they answer to his care by growing straight and tall.” If you walk the neighborhoods around Hirschy’s old house along Greenwood Street, you can still see many of those old trees, now thick and tall and gnarled with age. Planted as saplings by Hirschy himself. Also, still standing, is Hirschy’s home,

which is not much more than a remnant of a distant past. Gone are the flowers and shrubs and the small “Garden of Eden” that Hirschy planted on the property. It was in this verdant paradise he created, that Hirschy was said to have frequently relaxed with a good book to read. Today, his sanctuary of nature, is gone. But for a few ancient old vines twisted around a fence, the only other vestige I could find of his private bower of greenery was the stump of an old sycamore that Hirschy

To Hirschy, this was nothing less than an act of desecration.

You’ve probably never heard of Louis Hirschy. But, if you’ve lived in East Toledo or spent any time there, you enjoyed the product of his passion. His works of art, if you will. For Louis Hirschy, was a sculptor, an artist of landscape and his medium was trees. Lots of them. This mostly forgotten Swiss immigrant who arrived in Toledo in the latter part of the 19th century, is credited with planting a forest of trees in East Toledo. Thousands of trees that helped to create an urban woodland on the east side of the river. These giants of Maple, and Oak and Elm and Sycamore were planted one by one, year and after year with Hirschy’s hand guiding each root stock into the earth with a love of nature that was deep and reverent. Today, more than a century later, many of those trees, or their offspring, still live today and tower above the streets as a living legacy to this “Man of Trees.” So, who was Louis Hirschy and why did he do this? Hirschy came to the United States from Switzerland at an early age in about 1875, and after living for awhile in eastern Indiana, where he worked at various jobs and attended college at Valparaiso University, he and his wife Louise, found their way to Toledo, settling into a wooden two-story home at 503 5th Street near Greenwood in East Toledo. Hirschy, despite his academic training and background, worked for awhile at the Toledo News Bee selling subscriptions and later, worked the rest of his life as a laborer at the Toledo Shipyards on Front Street. It seems an odd career choice for a man like Louis Hirschy who was as enamored with books and literature as he was with trees and nature. In his 1936 obituary in the Toledo News Bee, he was called a “student of world literature” and was surrounded by a 1000 books in the study of his home where he was found dead by his two sons at the age of 78. One of those books was a cherished and rare Zurich Bible, printed in 1531, which he obtained while selling bibles in Indiana during his youth. It is said he gladly traded one of his new bibles for the early German language Zurich Bible, which was the first printed Bible in recorded history. That Zurich Bible owned by Hirschy is now at the Toledo Public Library’s Rare Books collection and can be viewed upon request. It is the oldest printed book in the collection and may well be one of the oldest Bibles in the United States. There are even some handwritten notes in it, from Hirschy about the bible’s contents and the scores of stunning and rare block wood cut illustrations from artist Hans Holbein. Ironically, while he was a religious man, Hirschy also appeared to be a student of evolutionist Charles Darwin. I have found that this East Toledo shipyard worker published several scholarly articles in 1902 in defense of Darwin’s controversial writings and theories. It is not surprising then that Hirschy also embraced a love of trees and nature that went far beyond a casual hobby. An article published in the News Bee in 1923, called Hirschy, East Toledo’s “Man of Trees” and praised his passions for tree planting like

planted and took great pride in. So proud of this towering tree, that he made his complaint heard at Toledo city hall after overhead linemen, cut away large sections of its upper branches in 1923. To Hirschy, this was nothing less than an act of desecration. The axes of the workers had ruined the symmetry of the giant branches aloft and Hirschy let the Mayor know of his disgust for what the workers had done. That towering sycamore, by the way, survived its maiming and lived into this century. It was still visible in the photo of the house from the county auditor’s office just a few years ago. Today, however, it is gone. All that remains is a rotting old stump of a tree between the sidewalk and street, shorn off by the teeth of a chainsaw blade. These are the last of the big trees that formed a perennial summer canopy of shade for decades over this area of town. There is one thing, however, that Hirschy planted that will likely live longer than the trees. Not a tree, not a shrub, not a flower, but a “seed” harvested from the arbor of literature. That being the name of the street where he lived. For, when Hirschy moved to the neighborhood in 1894, it was still a rural crossroads and Walden Street was called Fifth Street. But, because of his appreciation for the writings of Henry David Thoreau about Walden Pond, Louis Hirschy, along with other neighbors, went to Toledo City Council in 1905 and requested the name of his street be changed from Fifth Street to “Walden Street”. Council approved. From then on, 503 Walden Street is where Hirschy called home, and lived out the balance of his abundant life. Specifically, Walden and Greenwood, a fitting name and place for Toledo’s “Man of Trees. Lou Hebert has more on this story as well as other stories on local history on his website

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St. Kateri to use new learning model in classroom By J. Patrick Eaken Press Staff Writer St. Kateri Catholic Schools announced a partnership with the University of Notre Dame and the Diocese of Toledo to enhance the educational experience at the school by using blended learning. The partnership is to make Cardinal Stritch Catholic High School and St. Kateri Catholic Academy the first Catholic schools in the Toledo area to utilize a blended learning model of teaching. It is a style of learning that integrates technology and allows students to learn at their own pace. Rev. Eric Schild, President of St. Kateri Catholic Schools, speaking at an Oregon-Northwood Rotary Club weekly breakfast last week, said a school in Grand Rapids, Michigan found that their students in one of the national standardized tests, in a three-year period, went from the 50th percentile to the 94th percentile. “That’s remarkable, and they attribute it to blended learning,” Rev. Schild said. St. Kateri Catholic Schools will implement the new model by working with ACE (Alliance for Catholic Education) Consulting from the University of Notre Dame. “We really believe it’s going to change our educational system because it’s forcing our teachers to look at education in a different way,” Rev. Schild said. The blended learning initiative is led

at Notre Dame by the Associate Director of ACE Consulting, T.J. D’Agostino, who has developed ACE Consulting’s blended learning and school improvement model and has begun to replicate the program in cities around the country. “They have become experts in blended learning,” Rev. Schild said. “Blended learning is somewhat of an old concept but somewhat of a new concept with the technology that is present.” There are four models of blended learning currently being used in select schools across the county. CSCHS and SKCA will be implementing a model known as Station Rotation next school year. This is a model that has students learn in the traditional classroom setting, as well as online and in small groups. The school will do this by continuing to give each high school student an iPad and put 10 computers in each classroom for kindergarten through fifth grade. “It allows the kids to move ahead at their own pace, or to stick behind at their own pace, and it doesn’t cripple the teacher who has to be forced to teach at the middle level,” Rev. Schild said. “That’s one of the things that cripples our teachers is when they have a classroom of 25 students or however many, and you have kids at this level or that level, and you have kids all around at different levels. How do they do that? How do they challenge this kid? How do they help this kid? It’s a challenge to be a teacher,” Rev. Schild continued.

It allows the kids to move ahead at their own pace, or to stick behind at their own pace...

Learning from ‘video games’ Rev. Schild said the teaching model not only takes advantage of state-of-the-art technology, it makes learning more enjoyable for students and teachers. For the teachers, he said computer data often eliminates the need to grade papers on a nightly basis. “So what has happened is there are these software companies that have these cool things out there now when it comes to blended learning, and it gives the teachers instant data on how the kids are doing. It also allows the kids to move forward so that you could have, theoretically, a kid who is in the eighth grade doing 10th grade math work. “That’s awesome. Parents love it. It kind of replaces the need for honors class because in one classroom you could have honor students, you have the remedial work going on, everything, but it transforms what the teacher’s role is. “The traditional role of the teacher is the sage on the stage. ‘I’m going to spew

forth the knowledge, I’m going to put it into you, and then you’re going to regurgitate that back.’ Now, the teacher becomes more of the ‘guide on the side’ — which is one of those Notre Dame educational jargon things. “Nonetheless, it’s an awesome thing. You could have a teacher over at this station who is working with a group of students and helping them through, and you have another group of students who are over here on the computers doing the content provider stuff, the software stuff, and then you have another group over here doing small group project-based stuff. “So, it keeps the students moving. You know, the kids of today are the sound-bite generate. What’s awesome about the content is it is almost video-game like, so the kids in these various schools that are doing it, they love it. It makes them feel like they are playing a video game, and we know that is a big thing these days. But, it’s allowing them to learn at a rate that is absolutely fantastic.”

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Genoa honor students to be recognized By Cynthia L. Jacoby Special to The Press A group of Genoa parents is stepping up a year-end recognition program in hopes of shining a brighter light on academic prowess. A partnership between the Genoa Academic Committee and University of Toledo officials lands the top 20 students from freshmen to senior classes at a recognition dinner at the university the evening of May 20. Tables will be decked out with linen clothes, fine china and centerpieces originating from Penta Career Center. “It really will be something to see,” said GAC President Kellie Szymanski. The meal is complimentary for the students. Up to four guests can attend per student for a fee. After receiving school district awards, the students and their parents or companions will stroll across the campus to hear the evening’s speakers Dr. Clint Longenecker, professor of management at UT’s College of Business and Innovation, and Dr. Lakeesha Ransom, dean of the Jesup Scott Honors College. Named to honor the former newspaper editor who established The University of Toledo, the Jesup Scott Honors College was founded in 1963. Relaunched in 2013, the college is highly selective and distinguishes itself from other honors colleges with a unique blend of admission requirements that not only take into account academic performance, but also activities that demonstrate a high level of motivation and achievement, according to the college website. The event feeds into the mission of the fledging GAC, which aims to put academics on the radar of students. GAC has spent the first couple of years since its inception formulating a collage of incentive programs that’ll challenge kids to focus on good grades by providing a twist of fun. Some of those programs include ice cream bars celebrating the end of grading periods and an honors breakfast. About 211 students attended the first breakfast last fall, according to Genoa High School Principal Cari Buehler. But the opportunity to work with UT puts the goal in real perspective, Szymanski said. “Before I left, that was my goal, to have some incentive programs established that

reached all the way down to the freshmen,” she said. Syzmanski’s last child wraps up his junior year this spring and she’ll begin her final year of service in the 2014-15 school year. She’s coordinated the event with Cam Cruickshank, UT’s vice president for enrollment management online education. Cruickshank has a son who is a high school junior. “With a son who’s a junior, Cam knows the importance of acclimating kids to colleges sooner,” Szymanski said. Dinners such as this give freshmen and sophomores one of their first opportunities to experience a slice of university life not so far from home, Szymanski added. Cruickshank agrees. Colleges across the nation are vying for the talented academic students as they face declining enrollments spurred by rising college costs and a still sluggish economy. This pilot program with Genoa High School aims to put top honor students in touch with college life. “Some of these kids are first generation college bound students. Some of them and their parents have never been on a college campus,” the administrator explained. The honors banquet was also another way to extend UT’s partnerships into the community with emphasis on academics and their impact, Cruikshank said. Each year, UT officials receive hundreds of donation requests from schools across the region. The requests range from fiscal donations for science fairs and sponsorships to even underwriting the costs of a scoreboard, he explained. When Szymanski approached him about a donation toward a GAC project, the two put their heads together to come up with the formal honors banquet on the college campus. “Dr. Longenecker is a strong Christian man. He’ll give a real upbeat and positive message,” Cruickshank said. And Ransom will spread the message that the honors college is on the lookout to increase its enrollment by attracting goal-oriented students who love to be challenged. Cruikshank had hoped to include a couple of other schools in the recognition dinner but their schedules didn’t mesh with the date GAC officials had requested. “If this pilot project with Genoa works out, I would love to open it up to other schools in our region,” Cruickshank said.

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Week ending April 11 Allen Township 4-7-14 Michael L. Stewart to The Hunington National Bank, 3535 North Reiman Road, $52,500. Benton Township 4-11-14 David J. and Eileen Schwind to Robert J. and Christine L. Davis, 17776 West Moline Martin Road, $164,000. Carroll Township 4-8-14 Leonard J. and Rita A. Buck to Bryan and Elizabeth Pollauf, Long Beach Blvd., vacant land $17,000. 4-8-14 James E. and Barbara J. DuFour to Todd and Virginia Feichter, 6508 Teal Bend, $80,000. Clay Township 4-7-14 Janine Riley Collins to Daniel F. Overly, South Nancy, vacant land $39,900. 4-9-14 Gregory L. Volschow et al to SRP Sub, LLC, 1369 North Genoa Clay Center Road, $45,000. Catawba Township 4-7-14 Joseph G. and Arline M. Ferencz to Lori L. Whitehead, 1623 NE Catawba Road #114, $17,500. 4-9-14 Julie M. Stacy to Terrence M. and Toni L. Pasch, 4804 Tradewinds Drive, $420,000. Danbury Township 4-7-14 Christine F. Babiasz to Page A. Mader II and Jane E. Mader, 2391 South Commodore Court, $329,000. 4-10-14 John B. Fisch to John and Susan Faulhaber, 1510 North Buck Road #36, $119,000. Harris Township 4-11-14 Linda Bench Rossler to David F. Bench, 3695 South Schultz Portage, $173,480. Portage Township 4-8-14 Janet M. Brosky to Michael E. Brosky and Heidi Rocker Brosky, 2460 East Schiewe Road, $450,000. 4-10-14 Joshua N. and Tiffany L. Barnhill to Vincent J. and Michelle L. Mandalla, Sanbay Drive, vacant land $40,000.

Real Estate Transfers Middle Bass 4-9-14 John Edwards Schneider to Put In Bay Township Park District, Fox Road, vacant land $450,000. North Bass 4-8-14 Bass Gas Company to John Blazek, Lot 5 Tuhan, vacant land $122,000. Salem Township 4-9-14 Dennis D. and Debra L. Tester to Darren L. Snodgrass and Harry R. Snodgrass, 904 North Brokate Road, $80500. Week ending April 18 Bay Township 4-18-14 Steven A. Lisa A. Gilleland to Wells Fargo Bank NA, 2401 West Fremont Road, $66,667. Clay Township 4-15-14 Katie L. Boss to Jeremy M. Swartz and Chelsea L. Bishop, 2700 North Billman Road, $99,000. 4-17-14 Veronica R. Dietrich Estate to Frank and Claudia Dietrich, 640 South Genoa Clay Center Road, $225,000. Genoa Corp. 4-18-14 Marcus W. and Erin L. McGee to Corey M. Waldron, 403 Cherry Street, $84,500. Catawba Township 4-14-14 Chris and Kimberly I. Redfern to David and Carol D. Mead, 2841 North Bluff Ridge Drive, $835,000. 4-15-14 Sam & Francine L. Sarkisian to Debra L. Branch, 1623 NE Catawba Road #27, $17,500. 4-16-14 Sunshine Land II, LLC to Michael E. and Roberta E. Rounds, 2696 Chateau Drive, $300,000. 4-16-14 Paul and Patricia Zimmer to Kelly C.

McLuckie, 1763 NE Catawba Road, $145,000. 4-18-14 Nancy Irvine to William J. and Mary Jo Gannon, 1358 North Little Avenue, $235,000. Danbury Township 4-14-14 Martin R. and Linda L. Henning to Christopher and Marcia L. Woznicki, 1510 North Buck Road, #71, $131,900. 4-15-14 Jonathan S. Merckens to Martin and Solveiga K. Dorr, 1507 Mahler Drive, $66,000. 4-15-14 Scott E. and Kari L. Meyers to Thomas Kihlken and Emily Glynn, 2863 Waterside Court, $345,000. 4-18-14 James D. and Nancy p. Lemmon to Leslie P. and Burton W. Job, 9886 East Bayshore Road Unit 2, $285,000. Port Clinton Corp. 4-14-14 Jane A. Ohm, Dorothy Holcomb Charlton, et al to H.T. Properties, Inc., 306 East Fifth Street, $69,500. 4-14-14 Brandon L. Taylor to Joseph J. Camerato, 136 Linden Street, $82,500. 4-15-14 Scott A. St. Clair to Deutsche Bank National, 429 Jackson Street, $30,000. 4-25-24 Letetia R. Geiger to Richard L. and Mary A. Pace, 376 Clinton Reef Drive, $110,000. 4-15-14 Sally Reynn to Gregory A. Hart, 658 Jackson Drive, $80,000. 4-18-14 Charlotte M. Branum to Judith Callihan, 322 West 6th Street, $70,000. Put In Bay Corp 4-17-14 Frank A. Cooper to John M. Murphy, 0 East Point, vacant land $397,000 Week ending May 2 2014 Benton Township 5-2-14 Danny L. Appelhans and Dawn M. Grieger to Jamie L. and Libby J. Arthur, 1783 North

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On May 16, Mike and Judy Encheff will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a dinner party at Mancy’s Italian with family and friends. They were married on May 16, 1964 at Epiphany Lutheran Church. They are the proud parents of Nick (Cammy) and Jenna and grandparents of Alexa and Jack. Mike is retired from the Penn Central Railroad and Dana Corp. Judy continues to work for Augsburg Lutheran Church. This summer they will take an Ohio River Cruise.

Carol & Harold Hamilton 50 Years

Thank You Thank you to all my family, relatives, friends, nieces and nephews for remembering me on my 95th birthday. The cards and gifts were all special to me. Thanks to all employees of Genoa Care Center for their wonderful care.

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Walker Street, $82,500. Clay Township 4-29-14 Beth A. Pohlabel to Jeffrey K. Smalley and Lois A. Kersten, 2595 North 1st Street, $161,000. Catawba Township 4-28-14 Kevin Eden and Clarys Jamil to William D. and Linda H. Rotramel, 2700 D Canterbury Circle, $280,000. 4-28-14 Lost Lake Development, LLC to Richard and Heather Terlecki, 5367 Walls Channel Drive, $437,843.99. 5-1-14 Ralph Milhan Jr. and Kay Mulhan to Richard S. and Janice S. Helsper, 3209 North Utility, $195,000. 5-1-14 Davenport Real Estate Development LLC to John P. and Mary L. McNamara, 819 North Harbor Point, $50,000. 5-2-14 Sharon Stuart Obenauf and Carl D. Obenauf to David F. and Marsha A. Polus, 2730 North Bluff Ridge, $2,000,000. Danbury Township 4-29-14 Matthew Lentini to Allan G. and Jane R. Churchmack, 2507 South Oak Knoll Drive, $164,000. 5-1-14 Spotted Dog Properties LLC to The Island Company LLC, 5831 State Route 163, Unit C-6, $72,000. 5-2-14 Carol L. Gellner to James E. Wagnitz, 377 North Lighthouse Oval, $132,500. Port Clinton Corp. 4-28-14 Randy and Dorene Lynd to Courtland D. Thompson, 801 West Third Street, $36,000. 5-2-14 Mark A. and Jennifer L. Buxton to The Bank of New York, 917 East Second Street, $171,748. Portage Township 5-1-14 Janet M. Brosky to Tag Land Company, LLC, 680 Plasterbed, $72,000. Salem Township 5-1-14 Gregory A. and Bonita R. Stepanian, 105 North Wexford, $230,000.

With all my love, Marguerite Bennett

These Waite High School sweethearts were married March 14, 1964. They celebrated their anniversary with family at a dinner party given by their children and spouses. Harold and Carol are now living a stress free life after raising Karen, Kim and Bob. They enjoy the good life with grandsons Michael, Shane, Ethan, Dylan, Zach, Drake and Tyler. Harold is retired from LOF/Pilkington Glass and now spends his time doing whatever he wants to do. Carol spends her time telling Harold what he wants to do. If you see one of them out and about be sure to tell them how old they look.

In Loving Memory Dolores “Lori” Linke 5-12-1935 ~ 10-3-2013

Congratulations Dr. Janee B. Whitmer & Jangus Whitner

Janee graduated with her Doctorate of Pharmacy and Jangus graduated with his Honors in Bachelor of Pharmacy! We are so proud of you both! We love you, Dad, Mom, Frank, Brooke Skyler, Brandon & Blake, Big Brandon, Erica

Don’t think of her as gone away~ her journey’s just begun, life holds so many facets~ this earth is only one... Just think of her as resting from the sorrows and the tears, in a place of warmth and comfort where there are no days and years. Think how she must be wishing that we could know today how nothing but our sadness can really pass away. And think of her as living in the hearts of those she touched... for nothing loved is ever lost~ and she was loved so much. Love, your family

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Oregon Red Cross Blood Drive May 15, noon-6 p.m., Common Room, Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S. Wynn Rd. First St. Mark’s Lutheran Church Annual Rummage Sale May 15, 9 a.m.-7 p.m., and May 16 and 17, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday is half-price day. Baked goods and lunch available. Rafƀes all three days with drawings Saturday at noon. The church is located at 1121 Grasser St. Info: 419693-4578 or 419-693-7128. Mercy St. Charles Hospital Auxiliary Spring Fling Card Party May 19 in the Oregon Room at St. Charles, 22600 Navarre Ave. $10 includes lunch and door prize ticket. $1 rafƀe tickets available. For info, call Cheryl at 419-836-8052 or 419-779-6218. Oregon Firemen’s Auxiliary Memorial Service for Oregon ſreſghters, city ofſcials, city employees and police ofſcers will take place May 18 at 1 p.m. at the city municipal building, 5330 Seaman Rd. Theology with Toast, meets every 2nd Wed. of the month at 10 a.m. at Little Sisters of the Poor, 930 S Wynn Rd. Coffee and rolls at 9:30 a.m. For info, call Alice at 419-698-0405. “James Wes Hancock” Oregon Senior Center, 5760 Bayshore Rd., open weekdays 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Daily activities include: bingo, ſtness classes, line dancing, exercise, Bunco, Euchre, and health screenings. Lunch served at 11:30 a.m. daily. $2.50 donation is suggested for seniors 60 & older; all others $5.32. Reservations required 24 hours in advance. 419-698-7078.

Northwood Northwood Youth Baseball Fish Fry May 16, 4-7:30 p.m., Northwood VFW. Featuring all-youcan-eat ſsh; fries and slaw included. Proceeds go to pay for tournaments.

Elmore Card Playing the 1st and 3rd Thurs. of the month at 7 p.m. at Elmore Retirement Village, 633 State St. Harris-Elmore Alumni Banquet May 23, 6 p.m. at Ole Zim’s. Call 419-862-2357 by May 15 to register. Friends of the Elmore Library are accepting new memberships or renewals in the organization. Membership is $5 per individual and $10 for a family. Membership forms available at the library. Elmore Book Discussion Group meets the fourth Thurs. of the month at 11 a.m. at the Elmore Library. Call 419-862-2482 for info. Storytime for Preschool-Age Children Wed. at 11 a.m. Call the library at 419-862-2482 for info. Cash Basis Annual Financial Report for HarrisElmore Public Library for 2013 is available for inspection at the library, 328 Toledo St. Call Julie Bergman, ſscal ofſcer, at 419-862-2573 for an appointment. Elmore Senior Center-Elmore Golden Oldies, Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church, 19225 Witty Rd. Lunch served Tues. & Thurs. at noon. Reservations required by 10 a.m. the day before. Blood pressure & blood sugar checks the 4th Tues. of the month; bingo the 4th Tues. of the month after lunch. Reservations: 419-862-3874. Elmore Conservation Club Trap Shooting every Wed. from 6-9 p.m. and every Sat. from 5-9 p.m. Questions: 419-392-1112.

Fremont Plant Sale sponsored by Sandusky/Ottawa Co. Master Gardeners May 17, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Sandusky Co. Fairgrounds. Featuring perennials, annuals, houseplants, vegetables, baskets, pots, and more.

Genoa Chicken B-B-Q prepared by Bar-B-Que Traveler May 18, 11 a.m. until sold out, Genoa Legion Hall, 302 West St. Half- and quarter-chicken dinners available. Dine in or carry out. Veterans and Members of the Ladies Auxiliary from the Genoa American Legion will be collecting donations at Genoa-area businesses May 23 in celebration of Poppy Day. Proceeds raised will support veterans. Card Party May 28, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Genoa Senior Center, 514 Main St. $5 at the door, which includes lunch. RSVP: 419-855-4491. Christian Moms’ Group meets from 9:30-11:30 a.m. the 1st and 3rd Monday of each month through May at Our Lady of Lourdes. The group is open to all moms who desire encouragement and support in the vocation of motherhood. For info, contact Patti Greenhill at 419-862-0128 or email Tail Waggin’ Tutors Therapy Dogs visit the Genoa Branch Library, 602 West St. the 3rd Wed. of the month from 4-5 p.m. Children may practice their oral reading skills by reading aloud to the dogs. Sponsored by Friends of the Genoa Library. Genoa Branch Library, 602 West St., storytimes for preschool-age children are held Tues. at 11 a.m.; Morning Book Discussion Group meets the 3rd Thurs. of the month at 9:30 a.m.; Evening Book Discussion Group meets the 3rd Tues. of the month at 7 p.m.; Adult Craft Classes offered the 1st Mon. of the month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Call the library at 419-855-3380 to register. Genoa Senior Center 514 Main St., serves lunch Mon., Wed. & Fri., 11:30 a.m. (call 419-855-4491 for reservations). Card playing Mon. & Wed. at

12:30 p.m.; blood sugar checks offered the 2nd Wed. of the month; bingo Mon. at 9:30 a.m. Trinity Thrift Shop, 105 4th St., hours are Fri. 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. & Sat. 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Clothes & small household items available at reasonable prices. Proceeds beneſt mission projects. Genoa Community Food Pantry Open monthly on the 3rd Thurs.3:30-5:30 p.m. and the following Saturday of the same week, 10 a.m. - noon. Serving those who are in Genoa School District. Proper ID and billing address within the district required. Pantry is located at Christ Community Church, 303 West 4th St. Info: 419-855-8539 or 419-341-0913.

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Gibsonburg Gibsonburg Farmers Market will be held the ſrst Saturday of every month, 9 a.m.-noon in the Log Yard. Crafts, baked goods, seasonal fruits/ vegetables and more. Vendors welcome. For info, email or call 419-637-2257. Birchard Library, 100 N. Webster St., is offering free hands-on computer classes during May. Computer Basics 1-4 (using Windows 8.1) will be held Mondays and Wednesdays, May 12, 14, 19, and 21, 6:30-8 p.m. Registration is required and is available by calling the main library reference desk at 419-334-7101, ext. 216. Bookworms Book Club will meet the last Thurs. of the month at 1:30 p.m. at the Gibsonburg Branch of Birchard Library. The Bookworms will meet for light refreshments and good discussion about a book that members chose at the prior meeting. For info or to reserve the book, call 419-637-2173. 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.



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Lake front, 3-bedroom, 2-bath, private lake, 1 hour from Toledo, $140,000. Call 419-972-7000 for details.

OAK HARBOR FARM HOUSE AND BUILDINGS 1920 Benton-Carroll Rd. 2 Story, 3 bedroom, 1½ bath, newer kitchen, open floor plan, approx. 1 acre BCS Schools. $151,000. 419-559-5445

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Village of Lindsey Farmers Market the 2nd Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon May through October in the Village Park on Main Street. Open to vendors selling produce, baked goods, plants, crafts, jewelry, candles, etc.

Luckey Food Pantry open to the public the last Wed. of the month, 1-3 p.m. & the last Thurs. of the month 6-8 p.m., Main St. & Krotzer Ave. Contact local church ofſces for info.

3 BR, 2 BA w/full basement, sunroom, granite counters, wood floors throughout, 2 gas fireplaces, Frenchstyle main floor windows and detached 2-car garage. Many build-ins & updates. $164,900 419-270-4192.

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Peace by Piece Quilters Guild Meeting, May 12, 7 p.m., United Methodist Church, 360 E. Ottawa St. (back entrance). 5th Annual Village-wide Garage Sale Days, coordinated by the Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce, June 6 and 7. A complete list of sales will be available at the Chamber ofſce and the library, and also on starting June 4. $3 minimum donation required to have a sale placed on the list. Info must be received by June 2. For info, call 419-898-0479. Food for Thought Food Pantry at Oak Harbor Alliance Chapel, 11805 W. SR 105, the last Wed. of each month from 5 to 7 p.m. Info: 419-707-3664.

Pemberville Pemberville Historical Society Bake Sale May 10, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. in front of Riverbank Antique Center and Union Bank, 140 E. Front St. Featuring homemade rolls, cookies, pies and fancy baked goods. Car Wash & Bake Sale sponsored by Pemberville United Methodist Church Project 4:12 Youth Group at the Pemberville Fire Department on Front Street (SR Route 105) Saturday, May 17 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Proceeds raised will help the youth group attend Spirit Song this summer in Cincinnati. Public Dinner May 17 at Pemberville United Methodist Church, 209 Perry St. Serving 4:306:30 p.m. Featuring roast beef, mashed potatoes & gravy, carrots, salad bar, dessert, roll, and beverage. Carryouts available. Call 419-287-4040. Pemberville Area Senior Center at Bethlehem Lutheran Church provides programs & activities for adults 60 & over. Open 10 a.m.-2 p.m. M-F. Lunch served at noon. Community Food Pantry at Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 220 Cedar St. open M-Th, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. (excluding holidays). Open to Eastwood School District residents. ID & proof of residency required. Info available at Pemberville churches.

Walbridge Walbridge Library, 108 N. Main St., offers the following programs: Family Storytime Tues. at 11 a.m.; Mystery Book Club meets the 4th Mon. at 1 p.m.; Inspiration Book Club meets the 1st Thurs. at 1 pm For info, call 419-666-9900 or visit

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Woodville Woodville Township Trustees will hold their regular meetings in 2014 on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of each month at 7 p.m. in the Fiscal Ofſce at the Woodville Township Fire Station, 321 East Main St. WSOS Woodville Senior Center, located in the Woodville Twp. Fire Hall, is open Monday-Friday, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Lunch is served at 11:30 a.m. and is open to ages 60 years and older. Reservations are required and can be made by calling 419-8493636. Home-delivered meals are also available for homebound seniors.


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Waterville Historical duplex for rent or sale. Spacious 2-3 bedrooms, appliances, storage, separate yards, additional storage available in barn. 419-261-3949

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Woodville, OH, Condo, 528 Woodpointe. Brick, 2-bedroom, 1-bath, LR, DR, custom kitchen & utility, 1-car garage, $97,000. 419-261-7738 or 419-261-9727.

9688 SR2 Oak Harbor, Ohio 43449 Happy Hooker Bait & Tackle (Owners are retiring)

315 Stange Rd. Elmore, Ohio 43416

Peaceful Country Living! Perrysburg area, 13.9 acre lake to fish and swim in. Great 3-bedroom, 2-bath sectional home. Wood-burning fireplace, New remodeled. $475/month. Financing available. Call 419-2700442.

126 N. Decant rd. Curtice, Oh. 43412 3 Acres w/pole barn

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Lots & Land 457 Clubhouse Reno Beach 5-Lots $5,500.

7405 Corduroy Road, brick ranch, 2500 sf, 4 bedroom, 3 full baths, FR w/FP, large country kitchen, LR, attached 2.5 car garage, $169,900

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1.2 acre country lot in Clay Township between Genoa and Millbury. Quiet, few neighbors. 419-466-5840 Nice quiet 5 acre lot, Lake school district. $45,000. Serious inquiries. Call after 1pm. 419-849-3237

OREGON Stevens Meadow Beautiful 3 bed, 2.5 bath. Skylight in F.R. w/corner F.P, 1st. Fl. laundry, Lg. Kit. with pantry, Fin. bsmt. deck & ingr. pool. Don't miss out, summer is coming. — DRASTIC REDUCTIONS! — Walbridge 3 bed, new furnace, H2o tank, flooring, dbl. lot + shed. Brick ranch 3 bed, new bath, quiet St. Many updates. Oregon 5 acre parcels - $30's Oregon Commercial land 1.43 Ac. $70's Investors take a look 4 Unit, fully rented. Excellent income. $50's Perrysburg Bi-Level 3 bed, 2 baths, lots of updates. Lg. fenced yd. 2 car att. $140's COMING SOON - OREGON 2 STY. BEAUTIFUL EASTMORELAND. BE THE FIRST TO SEE THIS HOME!

Oregon, 5 acres w/1 acre of woods. Bury Road. Asking $62,000. 419-260-0648. Quiet 5 acre country lot for sale in Clay Twp., Genoa Schools, 419-4828303.

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This secluded wooded retreat sitting on a ½ acre lot offers 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, attached garage, many updates, pole barn, large deck and so much more. Put this on your must see list before your too late. Located south of SR 795 off of Latcha Rd between Bradner and Fostoria Rd. Asking $142,900.

GENOA 1 Bedroom Lower $395/mo. +utilities/deposit, no pets. 419-862-2000

— New Oregon Listing — 5072 Eagles Landing Ready for the good life? This 2,228 SF well cared for home built in 2002 offers 4 possibly 5 bedrms, 3 full baths including a first floor master bedrm on the opposite side from the others, formal dining, eat in kitchen, 2 sided fireplace, basemnt, attached garage, main floor laundry & golf course view could be your dream home. Asking $229,900. Call for more info.

Genoa Condo Main Street: 2 Large Bedrooms, 1.5 Bath, Central Air, $650/month.



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Greenwood Park Genoa Newer renovated mobile homes, 2 bed, 1 or 2 bath units, Beautiful homes, excellent values starting at $18,500. Shown by appointment 419-734-3816 Move in special! Rental deposit waived offer expires June 1st.

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Call: 419-855-7250 LEMOYNE-Extra Large 1 bedroom upper, washer/dryer hookup, appliances, garage, $485/mo. +1st/last deposit, No pets. 419-836-7604 after 6pm. North Toledo, 2-bedroom house w/basement, garage, fenced yard, neat/clean, $500/month + deposit/credit check. Call Mark 419-360-4120.

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512 Valleywood Dr. 4 Bed, NEW PRICE $29,000


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1272 East Meadow Ranch, 3 Bed, 2 Bath, 2+ Car Attached & 2 Detached $188,800

1710 Daniel (Villa) 2 Bed $157,000


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941 S. Lallendorf One Level, Full Brick, Finished Basement, Newer Roof & Central Air $214,900

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Waterville Historical duplex for rent or sale. Spacious 2-3 bedrooms, appliances, storage, separate yards, additional storage available in barn. 419-261-3949 Woodville, Ohio, 2-bedroom apartment, refrigerator, stove, W/D hookup, garage, $500/month + utilities/deposit. 419-862-2867 Woodville, Ohio- 2 bedroom apt., lower, just painted, appliances, quiet neighborhood, laundry facility, $424/mo. +Deposit 419-669-0274

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BECK'S PIZZA IN WOODVILLE IS IN NEED OF NEW WORKERS. EARN UP TO $12.50 PER HOUR. FLEXIBLE HOURS AND AN ENJOYABLE WORKING ENVIRONMENT. CALL TERRI AT 419-4669174 OR STOP IN THE SHOP AT 1115 WEST MAIN. Build your own beauty business from home. You are invited to discover the FINANCIAL FREEDOM offered by Avon's unlimited earning potential. Call today for your FREE consultation. 419-666-5680 Carpenter helper, rough and finish, need drivers license. No smoking/drugs. Local custom home builder. 419-836-7912 CHURCH SECRETARY Seeking applicants for part-time church secretary position Mornings, Mon-Fri. Call 419-691-9407 for application. Class A CDL driver for hauling construction equipment. Experience with heavy hauling preferred but not necessary. Local hauling M-F. Starting pay negotiable depending on experience. $33-38k + per year. 419-8372554

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149 Church St., Oak Harbor, OH (419) 898-9503 OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY MAY 18, 1-3 505 N Locust OAK HARBOR - $69,900 IN-TOWN RANCH offering 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, living room opening up into a very large eat-in kitchen, laundry area with washer & dryer included, enormous deck on back of home to enjoy the sunsets, a deep back yard with plenty of room for a garden or play area, and a detached garage. Reduced to $79,900. Call Nancy Keller 419-707-1472 or Batdorff Real Estate 419-898-6804.

NEW LISTING ! 11920 W Genzman Road OAK HARBOR - $115,000 IMAGINATIVE LIVING - The great room area (kitchen, dining, office and living room) are open and sunny, with sliding glass doors overlooking the backyard. The 2 bedrooms and bath are on the north side of the upstairs. Full bath (shower only) and laundry room in front of the car storage. Call Suzanne Miller 419262-4693 or Batdorff Real Estate 419-898-6804 for showing.

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Landscape positions available at Bosch Landscape, Mail Resume to 9046 Corduroy Rd, Curtice, Ohio 43412. or call 419-8361551 Light The Way Learning Center hiring a pre-school teacher (must have at least a CDA or working towards an early childhood degree). We are also hiring summer help for our school age summer camp. Apply in person at 310 Congress Street, Elmore, OH. 419-862-3431. Line cook wanted, breakfast and weekends a must, apply within at Rayz Cafe, 608 Main Street, Genoa. Looking for General Laborers No experience necessary, Production Bonuses, Advancement Opportunity, Available in 90 days, Up to $500/wk, 419-836-1110 PART-TIME CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE First Federal Bank of the Midwest is seeking a personable, confident and energetic individual to join our team. We are currently accepting applications for a part-time Customer Service Representative for our Oregon Banking Center. Candidates should possess excellent communication skills, accurate cash handling experience, exceptional listening abilities and strong customer service skills. Prior experience in a banking or retail environment preferred. Flexibility of schedule is necessary. All interested applicants must apply online at Click on the â&#x20AC;&#x153;Careersâ&#x20AC;? link at the upper right hand corner. View current open positions and apply under Requisition # 14-0054. First Federal Bank offers a friendly, professional working environment, competitive products and excellent customer support. EOE M/F/Disability/Vet Reino Linen Service is a commercial laundry facility and is currently hiring for day and afternoon production positions. Wage is based on the position and shift. Reino Linen is a drug free workplace and proof of citizenship is required. Please get applications online at or at 119 S. Main Street, Gibsonburg. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE. We are an EEO/AA Employer. SALES OPPORTUNITY NABF College World Series media publications/sponsorship. Commission only. Call 419-936-3887, leave name and phone number. Spanish Interpreter Interpreter needed for seasonal position in Medical office. Applicant must have friendly personality, excellent phone etiquette, and the ability to work in a professional environment. The ability to read and speak Spanish is required. Current driver's license required. EOE. All references will be contacted and criminal background checks completed on all successful applicants. For additional information, visit our website at Send resume to: Director of Human Resources 410 Birchard Avenue Fremont, Ohio 43420 or email to STNAs - Full-Time and Part-Time Orchard Villa, a Legacy Health Services facility, is seeking reliable, caring STNAs for full and part-time for all shifts. Current Ohio STNA preferred but test ready nursing assistants considered. Prior experience working in a skilled and/or long-term health care environment a plus. Orchard Villa offers competitive pay/benefits. Must provide references. Applications accepted at the facility Monday through Friday 8am-4:30pm. 2841 Munding Drive, Oregon, Ohio 43616, 419-697-4100.

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Taking applications in person only for experienced Cooks and Waitresses. 638 Main St., Genoa Team Leader Reino Linen Reino Linen Service, a commercial laundry facility, is currently hiring for a Team Leader. Must be willing to work a flexible schedule, must be a highly motivated team player, and capable of learning all production positions. Previous leadership experience and computer skills are preferred but all applicants will be considered. Please get applications online at or send resume to 119 S. Main Street, Gibsonburg. We are an EEO/AA Employer. VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR Metroparks of the Toledo Area has an opening for a part time Volunteer Coordinator, up to 35 hours/week. Two years college and experience in volunteer administration or special event management required. $14.35 per hour. Visit to view job requirements and submit online application and resume by May 18. EOE West Toledo car wash seeking cashier/loader. Clean background, positive attitude, full-time, $8.50 with potential of $11. 419-340-3459. Leave message. Windsor Lane Health Care is currently looking for a responsible part-time Dietary Aid. Apply within: 355 Windsor Lane, Gibsonburg Ohio, 419-637-2104 or fax resume to 419-637-2555.



Doing Daycare in my Northwood home, transportation available and am very reasonable. Can work AM or PM. Also do elderly care and housekeeping. Call Lori 419-6911275 Leave message. Honest, Dependable, Experienced Caregiver, Giving TLC, Excellent References, Full/Part-time 419-836-9723 or 419-269-5402 Jen's House Cleaning and Elder Care, will do errands and general housework when needed. 419-6983421 TLC, does your loved one need quality care? 20 years experience caring for elderly, CHHA, CR/PN, Leave message for Helen 419-5429619 or 330-759-6814


Child care in my Millbury home, with references, non-smoking, free meals, CPR Certified, lots of TLC. 419-836-7672. Former nanny has openings (newborn-3 years) in my Oregon home. Offering fun, education, lots of love, first aid & CPR. 419-972-7109

A Mechanic looks at vehicles, pays accordingly, anything w/wheels 419-870-0163

BUYING VINTAGE TOYS 50'-70's Slot Cars, Model Kits, Hot Wheels Redlines, GI Joe's, Barbie's, Battery Operated, Robots, Tin Windup, Cap Guns, etc. Call 419-349-1314 We buy most anything from your garage! 419-870-0163


Looking for a woman named Susan Marie Wagner, Waite HS Class of 1978. Please call 419-855-0055 PELVIC/TRANSVAGINAL MESH? did you undergo transvaginal placement of mesh for pelvic organ prolapse or stress urinary incontinence between 2005 and the present? If the mesh caused complications, you may be entitled to compensation. Call Charles H. Johnson Law and speak with female staff members. 1800-535-5727.

Thanks St. Jude, Blessed Virgin Mary, St. Anne and all for prayers answered. JAH



Do you need to speak with confidence or better clarity? Be our guest at the next Toastmasters Club Meeting. No Classes - No Pressure Just an inviting, supportive environment. We all have similar goals. Come to Bay Park Community Hospital the first and third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 P.M. Visitors always welcome. Call Ken for more info 419-378-1777 or check our local website: or the district:

Fish Day 6-8â&#x20AC;? Channel Catfish...50¢ 3-5â&#x20AC;? Hybrid Bluegill...65¢ 3-5â&#x20AC;? Regular Bluegill...65¢ 3-4â&#x20AC;? Redear Shellcrackers...70¢ 3-4â&#x20AC;? Largemouth Bass...$1.00 ea. 8-11â&#x20AC;? Grass Carp...$12.00 ea. Fathead Minnows...$8.50 lb. Koi... Size & Price Vary WE WILL BE AT:

Tractor Supply Oregon, OH Fri. May 16th, 4:30-5:30 pm ANDRY'S FISH FARM Birdseye, IN 1-812-389-2448


For Your Wedding Grosjean Photography Call Ken or LaRae at 419-836-9754


DRIVEWAY STONE (SCREENINGS) $10/TON MINIMUM OF TEN TON DELIVERED OTHER STONES PRICE ON REQUEST 419-392-1488 419-836-8663 HANDYMAN Electrical Service Upgrades, Plumbing, Woodwork, Painting, Member of BBB Call 567-277-5333 (local) Hardwood Flooring, Refinishing, Installation, and Repair Work. 19-yrs experience. Call Kyle 419-343-3719


   2006 John Deere lawn TractorModel 135 with 22 HP, Briggs & Stratton, V-Twin engine with hydrastat transmission, 42â&#x20AC;? side discharge mower deck with optional mulch cover. Has cruise control, hour meter & official John Deere storage cover. Only 25 actual hours of use! Guaranteed brand new! $1,695/OBO. Call Doug at either 419-855-3277 or 419-3408565.

Dean's Lawn Maintenance LLC Residential/Commercial Mowing Residential Properties Starting At $25 And Up Bobcat Work â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Dirt & Stone Hauling Concrete Tear Out & Replace Asphalt Repair/Seal Coating Grading & Seeding Spring Clean-up Free Estimates-Fully Insured 419-392-6925 Ed's Mowing, Complete Lawn Service and Bush Trimming, No contracts. 419-693-9614 or 419-3491266 FREE LAWN SERVICE 419-693-3881 For Qualified Candidates From Professional Lawn Care By Shawn Hodge Commercial & Residential Full Lawn Service For ALL of your needs Thanking Lucas, Wood & Ottawa Counties for 10 years of service Spring Clean Up Lawn Mowing, Small Landscape *Honest *Reliable *Insured Cosgrove & Sons Lawn Service Call Jim 419-490-3401 419-726-1450

STEVEN'S LAWN SERVICE & LANDSCAPING Serving All Areas Residential/Commercial Spring â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Fall Cleanup Brush Hog Services Mulch-Stone-Topsoil Delivery Snow Removal Military/Senior Discounts Insured, References Member of the BBB NW OH & SE MI 419-466-3547

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"

CONCRETE by Green Edge Decorative Stamped driveways * sidewalks porches & patios * brick & block Also provide full landscaping services Licensed & Insured Sr. & Veteran Discount Free Estimates * BBB Accredited 419-392-3669

Refinery Operator (Toledo Refining Company) Overview The Toledo Refining Company is located in Oregon, Ohio and is owned by PBF Energy LLC. The refinery has a crude oil processing capacity of 170,000 barrels per day. Description A Refinery Operator works 12 hour rotating shifts on various units within the refinery which process crude oil as a feed stock in order to produce gasoline, diesel, jet fuel, various chemicals and other products. Our Company is committed to a foundation of safe and environmentally compliant operations so Operators must follow all procedures and safe work practices. New hires will be required to complete a 36 month apprenticeship program. Starting pay is $26.54 per hour. Responsibilities An Operator may be responsible for: maintaining equipment and operations; climbing ladders, tanks and towers up to 200 ft.; taking samples/readings of various process streams; initiating work orders and permitting for work related to the assigned unit; maintaining proper and safe process operations of the operating equipment; and communicating effectively during the shift and at shift relief regarding key process unit and equipment information. Basic/Required Qualifications Must be at least 18 years of age; be legally authorized to work in the United States without restrictions; hold a High school diploma or equivalent; and hold a current driver's license. Must be willing to perform/comply with the following: working overtime; working on holidays and weekends; working in enclosed/confined spaces, such as tanks and towers; working with large, hot, high-speed machines; lifting a minimum of 50 pounds; working around chemicals; wearing fire retardant clothing and personal protective equipment; maintaining your face daily so that a respirator/face mask can seal properly; performing fire fighting duties; working outside in harsh weather conditions; and working with petroleum products and support systems that are under high pressure and heat. Conditions of Employment Written tests and assessments; meeting physical criteria for the job; a physical skills demonstration test; ability to demonstrate basic computer skills; pass a background check and drug screening; be eligible to qualify or hold a Transportation Workers Identification Credential (TWIC card); and be eligible to qualify or hold a State of Ohio 3rd Class Steam Engineer License (SEL) within 24 months of employment. In order to be considered for this position, applicants must submit their resume in Microsoft Word format per the following process on or before 11:59 P.M. of May 25, 2014. All applicants must provide a valid e-mail address where they can be contacted as candidates will be notified and assigned a testing date and time by e-mail on or before June 2. All contact information must be accurate and up to date. Phase 1 consists of 4 tests. Relocation is not available for this position. All interested candidates may apply by going to and selecting the Career tab. Once on the career page, candidates can click on view our current job opportunities; click on Toledo Refining Company; search jobs and apply to the job opportunity listed as "Refinery Operator". EOE/M/F/D/V

RAY'S HANDYMAN SERVICES Carpentry, Drywall Repairs, Painting, Siding, Electrical Problems, Help for the Do-It-Yourselfer. Small Jobs Welcome, 35+ Years Experience Member BBB 419-836-4574/419-304-0583

NOW HIRING PACKAGE HANDLERS OPEN HOUSE Thursday, May 15, 2014 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm You must have a valid email address to attend the sort observation and apply! Must be 18 years of age and no longer in high school If you have previously worked at any FedEx location, please call 419-662-5693 or 419-662-5694 before attending

FedEx Ground Toledo Hub 100 J Street Perrysburg, OH 43551 Please use the Buck Road entrance

HEALTHCARE CAREER FAIR Are you a healthcare professional? Or maybe youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re considering a career in healthcare? Join us for a special 2-day Healthcare Career Fair to explore your options with Autumnwood & Bethesda Care Centers.

â&#x20AC;˘ Online Applications â&#x20AC;˘ Facility Tours

â&#x20AC;˘ On-the-Spot Interviews â&#x20AC;˘ Refreshments

Tues. May 13, 2014 BETHESDA CARE CENTER 600 N. Brush St. Fremont, OH 3pm to 6pm

Thurs. May 15, 2014 AUTUMNWOOD CARE CENTER 670 E State Route 18 Tiffin, OH 10am to 1p

POSITIONS CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR: â&#x20AC;˘ RN & LPN â&#x20AC;˘ STNA â&#x20AC;˘ Nurse Aide Trainee â&#x20AC;˘ Therapy â&#x20AC;&#x201C; PT & OT (PRN) LEARN ABOUT Insurance & Other Benefits Wages & Available Premiums Schedule Options Education Opportunities We are currently recruiting for a Nurse Aide Training Class scheduled for June 2014. To apply, visit our website at and select either Autumnwood (for Tiffin positions) or Bethesda (for Fremont positions).

FedEx Ground is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer (Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans) committed to a diverse workforce.

Volunteers of America is a faith-based, non-profit organization founded in 1896 with a mission to â&#x20AC;&#x153;reach and uplift all people and bring them to the knowledge and active service of God.â&#x20AC;?

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KNIERIEM PAINTING & WALLPAPERING EXTERIOR-INTERIOR Painting & wall papering; Interior wood refinishing; man lifts; airless spray; power wash & blasting; silicone seal; refinishing aluminum siding; residential; church, farm. EXPERIENCED FREE ESTIMATES *SENIOR & WINTER RATES* 419-862-2000 GRAYTOWN OR 419-697-1230 NORTHWOOD

Jake's Drywall We service Northwest Ohio. No job is too big or too small. 20 years experience. Fully insured. Free estimates. 419-360-3522



75 Foot Round Swimming Pool w/steps and platform. Good Condition, w/lots of goodies. Negotiable, 419-214-2382.

Discover Untraveled Roads

New auto listings each week in The Press Classifieds


Since 1972

Metro Suburban Maumee Bay


CLOSING HOME SALE! TOLEDO 346 Sheldon St. (off of Starr Ave.) Thurs. - Sat., May 15th - 17th (9am-4pm) Household items, garage items/tools etc., music collection.

Michael's Roofing and Construction Tear-Offs, Re-Roofs & Repairs 30 yrs. Experience Family Owned, Fully Insured Free Estimates 419-836-1620

CURTICE 6381 Foxtail Run (Off Wildacre Rd. in Wildflower Place)


WALBRIDGE LAKE TOWNE SENIOR VILLAGE 3917 Rosemary Ct. May 15, 16 & 17 (9am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 4pm) Furniture, collectibles, household items. Don't miss this one!

May 14th & 15th 9am to 6pm HUGE GARAGE SALE! 4 Drawer Filing Cabinet, Casio Keyboard, Jan Pugh Pottery, 4 Kitchen Chairs, Luggage, Computer Desk, Kitchen Box Lights from Snow's Wood Shop (Oak), Christmas DĂŠcor, Outdoor Hammock, Table/Floor Lamps, Cookware, Glassware, Pictures and Frames, Deskjet Printers, Bassinet. Coffee Maker, George Foreman Grill, Longaberger Baskets/Pottery, Games, Toys, Novels, Movies, Jewelry, Shoes, Purses & Tons of Teen/Adult Clothes.

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If itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s heavy ... and you want it hauled in or out ...

Operated By Mark Wells

419-836-FIXX (3499) Automotive

Donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t Let Your Car Spoil Your Summer Fun!

â&#x153;ˇ Vacation Inspection Special â&#x153;ˇ We will inspect ... â&#x20AC;˘Anti-freeze â&#x20AC;˘Wiper Blades â&#x20AC;˘Belts â&#x20AC;˘Load Test Battery â&#x20AC;˘Hoses â&#x20AC;˘Tires â&#x20AC;˘Spark Plugs â&#x20AC;˘Brakes â&#x20AC;˘Spark Plug Wires â&#x20AC;˘Exhaust â&#x20AC;˘Distributor Cap â&#x20AC;˘Suspension & Rotor â&#x20AC;˘Shocks

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21270 SR 579 Williston


New or Tear Out & Replace Driveways, Sidewalks, Patios, Steps, Pole Barns, Garage Floors, Pads â&#x20AC;˘ Bobcat & Dump Truck Services â&#x20AC;˘ Free Estimates â&#x20AC;˘ Licensed & Insured


419-467-8496 Electrical Contractor

Whole House Generators

Carpet Cleaning

Licensed & Insured New & Old Homewiring Specialists


1556 Oak St/At Oakdale Toledo, OH 43605

Cleaning & Restoration LLC Since 1988 Carpeting & Upholstery Cleaning Emergency Water Removal General House Cleaning â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Certified By I.I.C.R.C. â&#x20AC;&#x201D;


Call Us! â&#x20AC;˘Dirt â&#x20AC;˘Stone â&#x20AC;˘Debris â&#x20AC;˘Cars â&#x20AC;˘Equipment â&#x20AC;˘Trucks

BOBCAT SERVICES We can work directly with your Insurance Company 21270 SR 579 Williston



(419) 691-8284 Family Owned & Operated Since 1942



A.A. COLLINS CONSTRUCTION & RENTAL PROPERTIES Basement Waterproofing Concrete â&#x20AC;˘ Roofing Interior â&#x20AC;˘ Exterior Lawncare â&#x20AC;˘ Stone & Dirt Hauling Bobcat Service â&#x20AC;˘ Espaniol

â&#x20AC;˘ Snow Removal â&#x20AC;˘ Lawn Care Backhoe/Bobcat/Dozer Work Stone and Dirt Hauling See Us on Facebook

419-836-8663 419-392-1488 Excavating/Water Pumps

Rob 419-322-5891


New or Replace Concrete Driveways, Sidewalks, Pole Barns, Porches, Stamped & Color Concrete Brick & Block work etc.

Veterans & Senior Citizensâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; Discounts Free Estimates, Licensed & Insured

Mike Halka

419-350-8662 Oregon, OH

Edge CONCRETE byGreen

Decorative Stamped driveways â&#x20AC;˘ sidewalks â&#x20AC;˘ porches & patios â&#x20AC;˘ brick & block Also provide full landscaping services

419-392-3669 Mention this ad to get 15% off

Licensed - Insured Sr. & Veteran Discount â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Free Estimates â&#x20AC;&#x201D;

KELLER CONCRETE INC. Tear Out & Replace Concrete, Driveways, Patios, Porches, Pads, Sidewalks & Stamped/Colored Concrete ** Quality & Affordable Work **

Insured & Bonded â&#x20AC;&#x201D; FREE ESTIMATES â&#x20AC;&#x201D; BOBCAT SERVICES AVAILABLE


GL HENNINGSEN EXCAVATING AND WATER SYSTEMS Septic Systems Installation & Repair Water, Sewage & Sump Pump Installation & Repair

419-836-9650/419-466-6432 Handyman


Residential Commercial Industrial Condos, Apartments, Associations

419-698-5296 419-944-1395

Home Improvement

419-276-0608 Electrical, Paneling, Concrete, Roofing, Drywall, Kitchens, Bathrooms, Floors, Decks, Tile, Porch, Additions, Dormers Free Estimates Landscaping

MUSSERâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;S HOME AND PROPERTY MAINTENANCE â&#x20AC;˘ Home Repair Specialists â&#x20AC;˘ Commercial & Residential


419-304-8666 Painting

S andwisch Painting â&#x20AC;˘Interior â&#x20AC;˘Exterior â&#x20AC;˘Residential - Commercial

Terry 419-708-6027 Josh 419-704-7443 Plumbing

A1-Affordable Drain Cleaning $50.00 Drain Cleaning Specials Drain Problems?? Call Nate 419-205-5469

Servicing Yards Since 1999 â&#x20AC;˘Bushes â&#x20AC;˘Tree Trimming â&#x20AC;˘Flower Beds â&#x20AC;˘Decorative Pondsâ&#x20AC;˘New Lawns etc â&#x20AC;&#x153;Spring & Fall Cleanupâ&#x20AC;? Call For Estimates â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Insured

Lawn Care

Deanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Lawn Maintenance LLC Residential/Commercial Mowing Residential Properties Starting at $25 And Up Bobcat Work - Dirt & Stone Hauling Concrete Tear Out & Replace Asphalt Repair/Seal Coating Grading & Seeding Spring Clean-up Free Estimates - Fully Insured


Gray Plumbing

painting, plumbing, decks, drywall repair, electrical

Call Dave @ (419) 266-5793


B & G HAULING â&#x20AC;˘Stone & Dirt Hauling â&#x20AC;˘Bobcat Service â&#x20AC;˘Demolition & Hauling â&#x20AC;˘Concrete Removal â&#x20AC;˘Clean Ups/Clean Outs

Driveway Stone and Spreading



We accept all Major Credit Cards

419-340-0857 419-862-8031

Licensed Master Plumber Roy Bomyea



Restoration & Remodeling, Inc

Additions - Decks - Bathrooms Exteriors - Windows - Kitchens Licensed - Insured - Bonded In Business for over 30 years â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Free Estimates â&#x20AC;&#x201D; BBB Senior Discounts PRO

Call 419-367-6474



Professional Remodelers Organization

INSURED/ Lifetime Warranty PREFERRED CONTRACTOR â&#x20AC;˘ Better than the typical A+ BBB rated contractor. We have a clean record. Call BBB at 419-531-3116. Check on all contractors. RECENTLY CHOSEN TO INSTALL ROOFS FOR OWENS CORNING PRESIDENT & COMMUNICATIONS DIVISION PRESIDENT BECAUSE OF OUR EXCELLENT REPUTATION

Be An Expert Call 836-2221

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Jasonâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Home Improvement & Property Management â&#x20AC;&#x153;Inside & Outâ&#x20AC;? *Roofing *All Roof Repairs *Hail and Wind Damage *Gutters *Gutter Covers *Gutter Cleaning *Leaf Cleanup Free Estimates - Senior Discounts, Licensed/Insured

JASON SHOPE 419-559-9698

419-836-1946 419-470-7699

Call An Expert for those big jobs


MAUMEE BAY SELF STORAGE 7640 Jerusalem Road (Rt 2) (419)836-4000 Multi-sized Units - Outside storage Security fence - 7 day access â&#x20AC;&#x153;We make every effort to accommodate YOU.â&#x20AC;?

Tree Service

Ivanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Tree Service

AMAZON ROOFING â&#x20AC;˘ Fully Licensed & Insured â&#x20AC;˘ Senior & Veteran Discounts â&#x20AC;˘ Free Estimates with no pressure

Serving Toledo & Surrounding Counties for 34 yrs! Rated A+ from BBB Free Estimates & Reasonable Rates â&#x20AC;˘Expert Removal â&#x20AC;˘Trimming â&#x20AC;˘Shaping â&#x20AC;˘Complete Clean-Up Climbing & Bucket Work Available â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Fully Insured â&#x20AC;&#x201D;




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directories, search engines and competing phone books there is less reason to go to a phone book with your ad in it. On the other hand, you have The Press in your hands just like your potential customers living or working in 33,892 homes and businesses in your market area. For less than $21 a week, you can reach them in The Press Expert Section. 2: You can frequently change the size and copy of your ad in The Press to advertise seasonal offers, special prices, new products & new services. 3: Each lively issue of The Press is full of news, information and features from 20 towns and their surrounding areas in Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky and Wood Counties. More than 475 businesses and individuals use The Press each week to sell goods and services.

For more information, call the classified department E-mail: No job too small or too big


Roofs/Gutters Siding/Windows






Lawn Mowing

Phone 419-260-1213

800-866-7713 EXT 123

No Jobs Too Small Insured - Bonded

For Qualified Candidates From Professional Lawn Care By Shawn Hodge Commercial & Residential Full Lawn Service For ALL of Your needs Thanking Lucas, Wood, & Ottawa Counties For 10 years of service

Commercial & Residential * Senior & Vet Discounts * Fully â&#x20AC;˘Landscaping â&#x20AC;˘Trimming Insured â&#x20AC;˘Spring/Fall Cleanup â&#x20AC;˘Affordable â&#x20AC;˘17 yrs exp. Residential $25 & up â&#x20AC;˘References available on request


Jim Gray

FREE LAWN SERVICE 419-693-3881

Low Priced and Local.

CDL Class A Tractor Trailer Drivers MUST HAVE 1½ YRS VERIFIABLE GOOD MVR & CSA

25 Years Experience **** 24 HR. SERVICE **** D.O.T. Certified. Insured/Bonded All Major Credit Cards Accepted â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Senior Discount â&#x20AC;&#x201D; LICENSED MASTER PLUMBER

Home Maintenance

Interior / Exterior

ASSIGNED TRUCKS $500.00 SIGN ON BONUS UP TO $.45 PER MILE Paid Vacation & Holidays Health,Life ins & 401K w/company match

â&#x20AC;&#x153;We go with the flowâ&#x20AC;?


James Sherman 419-693-5173 Cell # 419-481-6765

ONE FREE CUT for new customers

BOBCAT SERVICES Delivery Service Spring/Fall Cleanups, Senior/Military Disc. Landscaping - Mowing Service Referral Program - Free Estimates



If Youâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re an Expert and want to get involved... CALL 836-2221. Deadline: 11 a.m. Thursday Lawn Service

Home Improvement

BELKOFER EXCAVATING â&#x20AC;˘ Septic Systems â&#x20AC;˘ Sewer Taps


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Since 1972

Metro Suburban Maumee Bay

P.O. Box 169 â&#x20AC;˘ 1550 Woodville, Millbury, OH 43447 (419) 836-2221 Fax 836-1319 E-Mail


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GENOA 1523 N. Smith Drive May 16th & 17th 9am to 3pm Nascar, NFL, NBA, Beer Glasses, Longaberger, Household and Kitchen Items, Christmas dĂŠcor/dishes, Wall Pictures, Misc. GENOA 19474 W. ST. RT. 163 (near Rt. 51 and Rt. 163) 1 Day only! Moving Sale! Everything Must Go! Saturday, May 17th (8am-5pm) Household items, furniture, garage items and misc. Got Too Much Stuff? Donate unwanted/unused items to Andy's Army K-9 Cancer Project's garage sale. Call 419-837-5195 or 419-875-5272 to arrange for pick-up or drop-off of donations now thru May 31. Sale proceeds to benefit K-9 cancer research.

MOVING SALE! WALBRIDGE 30630 Drouillard Rd., #298 Fri., May 16th (8:30am-4pm) Sat., May 17th (8:30am-5pm) Misc. household items, plus size clothing, home dĂŠcor, Christmas decorations and misc.

NORTHWOOD 1015 Miller Rd. (off St. Rt. 579) May 16th & 17th (9am-6pm) Purses, baby furniture and items, camping equipment, Name Brand clothing, table top mixer, home dĂŠcor and other misc.

OREGON 120 Luella St. (off N. Berlin) May 15th - 17th (9am-5pm) China, household items, clothes, dĂŠcor pillows, chair pads, linens, flowers, books, Corelle dishes, cookware and misc.

OREGON 1745 S. Wynn Road Between Brown & Curtice Thurs. & Fri. May 15 & 16 (9-5) Sat. May 17 (10-2) Five Families! Name brand clothing, trinkets and treasures, sleeper love seat.

OREGON 2048 West Baywood (Off Bayshore Road) Thurs., May 15th & Fri.,16th 9am to 5pm Huge Sale! A Lot of Everything, Including the Kitchen Sink!

OREGON 537 Robindale Ave. Thurs. & Fri. May 15th & 16th (9am-4pm) Usual garage sale stuff!

OREGON 541 & 539 Foxridge (off Starr) Thurs. May 15th â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Sat. May 17 th

9:00 am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 5 p.m. Kerosene Heater, Drills & Tools for Men, Elliptical Machine and lots of Ladies, Kids, and Misc. Items.

TOLEDO 22818 W. Toledo Street May 15th, 16th & 17th 9am to 4pm Huge Sale! Something for Everyone!

WALBRIDGE 303 Elm Street May 15 th 9am to 6pm May 16 th 9am to 4pm Really Huge Sale With An Excellent Selection of Clothing-Many Popular Labels. Household, Collectibles, Linens, Books, Toys, Tools, Furniture & Much More!

WALBRIDGE 304 Allen Street May 15th & 16 th 9am to 5pm May 17th 9am to 1pm Furniture (Tables/Full Bed Set), Lawn Tools, Scag Mower, Baby Items/Clothes (NB-3T), Housewares & More.

Walbridge Huge Clearance on Power Tools 30600 Drouillard Rd. Suite B (Walnut Hills Plaza) Fri., May 16 (10am-2pm) Sat., May 17 (8am-12pm)

WALBRIDGE May 16th & 17th 9am â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 6pm Walnut Hills/Deluxe Mobile Home Parks, along with the Village of Walbridge, Welcomes you to join us for the Annual Community Yard Sale! WOODVILLE, OHIO 528 Woodpointe Drive Closing Home Sale! Fri. & Sat. May 16 & 17 (9am-5pm) Clean, Excellent Condition! Couch, chairs, Stiffel lamps, oak end tables, glass top table & chairs, china cabinet, bedroom furniture, everything for kitchen, china (service for 12 & serving pieces), bed & bath linens, women's clothes, sewing machine, jewelry, luggage, holiday decorations, sheet music, too much to list! Everything for house & everything must go.


Got Too Much Stuff? Donate unwanted/unused items to Andy's Army K-9 Cancer Project's garage sale. Call 419-837-5195 or 419-875-5272 to arrange for pick-up or drop-off of donations now thru May 31. Sale proceeds to benefit K-9 cancer research.

NORTHWOOD 3323 BORDEAUX RUE May 23 11am-4pm May 24 9am-4pm Furniture, Broyhill Armoire, Housewares, Tools, Lawn Equipment, Miscellaneous



SUMMER HORSE CAMP July 14th - 18th July 21st - 25th July 28th â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Aug. 1st For campers entering 5th, 6th and 7th Grade **May 31st deadline! CAMP SABROSKE 4405 N. Toussaint N. Rd. Oak Harbor *Offered by Moyer Riding Stable & Farm For Registration or information call 419-898-6741

WALBRIDGE 100 Breckman Street May 16 & 17 (9-5) Records 33s & 78s, 50s & 60s, cookbooks, wedgwood & collectibles, lots of other goodies. Too many to list. WALBRIDGE 121 Country Walk In Woodcreek May 16 & 17 (9-4) Tools, tool boxes, ladder, chairs, cherry curio, dinette, full bedroom outfit, decanters, collectible wildlife plates, household items and safe and more!

WALBRIDGE 213 E. Perry Street Multiple Family Sale! Thurs. May 15 th 9am to 5pm Fri. May 16th 9am to 3pm Side by Side Refrigerator, Lamps, Living Room & Bedroom Furniture, TV trays, Kitchen Items, Bedding Items, Jewelry, Purses & Accessories. Clothing in all sizes. Something for Everyone!

Come join the Fun!!!!

     For Your Wedding Grosjean Photography Call Ken or LaRae at 419-836-9754

 Charter Bus tours

Lots of Day and Multi-Day Tours Call for new fliers!

Evelyn's Excursions 419-737-2055 877-771-4401


Gas Stove, Whirlpool Accubake, 30 Inches Wide, White, Good Shape, $150.00, 419-214-2382


2 French Provincial End Tables. Leather styled inlay top. Early 1960's vintage. $60.00. 419-836-9754 3 Old Ma Bell Telephone Swivel Chairs w/ iron legs, great condition $175.00 @ 419-691-8973 Misc. Furniture. Two Retro Lamps from early 1960's, $20 each, Call 419-836-9754. Queen size bed, headboard, mattress and box springs, dresser, nightstand black. Used 1 yr. $400-419304-1430 Very Nice Kitchen Table with Four Fabric Covered Chairs. Beige Formica $40.00. 419-661-9121



Public Auction May 17, 2013 (10:00 AM) 631 Dearborn, Toledo, Ohio 43605 Furniture: 6 piece Water fall bedroom set, drop leaf dining room table w/4 chairs (Duncan Phyfe), buffet, drop leaf table w/2 chairs, coffee & end tables, tea table, occasional tables, sofa, upholstered chairs & rocker, stool for make-up table, daybed & Cedar closet. Household: Electric fireplace, floor & table lamps, mirror, Commander sewing machine, candle holders, picnic basket w/dishes, baby blankets & misc. items, table cloths & napkins, throw rugs, Japanese wall hanging, old magazine rack, metal T.V. trays, wall pictures, mirrors, curtains, linens, umbrella stand, glassware, baking dishes, old nut grinders, Hamilton Beach stand mixer, Tupperware, utensils, cookie jar, small appliances pots & pans & more. Collectibles: Costume jewelry, Compacts, hat pins, dresser sets, paper fans, military buttons, old buttons, skeleton keys, old games & toys, old roller skates, small stamp collection, Worth Clegg collectibles, Precious Moments, Pink Flamingo figures, Japan & Occupied Japan figures, knick knacks, old hankies, scarf's & gloves, miniatures, post cards, Sohio leather key holder, cigar box, cigarette lighters, porcelain wedding cake bride & groom, old electric candle light, old records, player piano rolls, Cub Scout & boy scout items, View Master, RCA Victrolia turn table, Zenith radio, Gene Autry & Davey Crocket wallets, marbles, hammered alum. items, sugar & creamers, salt & peppers, canisters, hand grinders, Erector set, Roy Rogers lg. knife sleeve, old scale, porcelain pans, silverware, Vintage gas kitchen stove , Maytag wringer washer, porcelain top table & more. Books: â&#x20AC;&#x153;1955â&#x20AC;? Boy Scout Handbook, HMS Queen Mary book & old children's books. Glass: Homer Laughlin China service for 10 & serving pieces, Cake plates, candy dishes, Ruby, Fenton, vases, Beer Steins, toothpick holders, Depression glass, McCoy, Avon Cape Cod & more. Misc: Fur Stole, handmade quilt, sewing items, manual typewriter, folding cot, greeting cards & fireplace tools. Garage: Dunlap 8â&#x20AC;? tablesaw, 4â&#x20AC;? planner joiner combo, vise, work bench, Craftsman scroll saw, Dunlap Bench top drill press & misc. hand tools. Owner: Gary Weathholt Go to # 4464 or for complete list & pictures. TERMS: cash/check ID for bid number. Items sold as is where is. No warranty!



A S uction


Auctioneer: Ken Belkofer 419-836-9612 Apprentice: Shawn Hodge Not responsible for accidents or theft.

15x42 INTEX Pool, New Cover, Pump Misc, $150, 419-837-1093


3 Wheel Mobility Scooter, used, good condition, $550. 419-691-5864 leave message.

Sealed proposals will be received in accordance with law until 10:00 a.m., Monday May 19, 2014, in the Central Office for the leasing of one (1) eighty-four (84) passenger school bus.

5 Person Hot Tub Excellent condition, new cover, new heater, $1500/OBO. 419-862-3216 9 Assorted Grout Trowels & Plaster, Cement Stirrer. $50.00 Call 419260-8174 Cabbage Patch Dolls $5 each and other Collectibles. 419-855-7038. Jazzy Select Elite Power Chair, Like-new, plus removable leg lifts, $600.00 OBO, 419-607-3431 No Text! Reliance Propane Tank, Weight 18.5lbs. $15.00. Call 419-836-9754


Rubber Master flexible rubber pavers. Covers cracks on old and cracked concrete. (48) 16"x16". New. $2.00 each. Call 419-836-8754

Sharper Image Razor Xtreme push/kick scooter-$40. 419-8369754


Mag, 17â&#x20AC;? Flat Square Tube Monitor (15.9â&#x20AC;?VS) Still in Box, Never used. $30.00. 419-836-9754


Cadillac Head Gasket Repair Is your Northstar engine losing coolant? Have it tested free at TMZ Automotive. 419-837-9700.

HUGE MOVING SALE Fri & Sat, May 16-17th, 9am to 5pm 18361 Sugar View Dr. Elmore, OH Inside: Victorian style & country sheik dĂŠcor, artwork, picture frames, floor lamps, table lamps, florals, copper & brass, recliner, antique tables, quilts, linens & pillows, Christmas, kitchenware, antique scale, golf decor, Ohio State, quality women's clothing, hats & designer handbags, sterling dresser set, jewelry, glassware, china, silver plate, flow blue, dolls, Boyds Bears, Cherished Teddies, Precious Moments, power tools, Coleman stove, heater & lantern, fishing, stained glass, stereos & electronics, Woodmore HS items, books, wood & hardware, Schwinn exercise bike & more Outside: 10' flatbed trailer, luggage carrier, kitchen cabinetry & trim, stainless sink, hand tools, lawn & garden tools, surveyors equipment, mower, air compressor, scroll saw, cement dog, Fisher Price toys, pool sticks & balls, girl scout ,duck bank, pocket knives, ephemera, wood ducks, primitive rockers & chairs, water pumps, crocks, chalkboard, Schwinn bikes, antique brass & wood beds, oak secretaries, butcher block, deco chest, baby beds, antique clock, oak pedestal table, Victorian chair, milk cans, crocks, oil & gas cans, pulleys, jars, iron pans, trunks & more.

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The proposals will be publicly opened at the Gibsonburg Schools Central Office, 301 S. Sunset Avenue, Gibsonburg, Ohio 43431 at 12:00 noon on Monday, May 19, 2014, and read immediately by the Treasurer or school representative of the above named district. Specification for the unit to be leased are on file and may be obtained by contacting Joe King, Transportation Supervisor, Gibsonburg Exempted Village School District, 301 S. Sunset Ave. Gibsonburg, Ohio 43431. Each bid shall be accompanied by an approved Surety Company Bid Bond, or certified check upon a solvent bank, made payable to the Gibsonburg Board of Education in an amount equal to ten percent (10%) of the total lease, as a guarantee that the bidder will perform his bid. The Board of Education will issue a Purchase Order or a letter of intent to purchase to the successful vendor. If for any reason whatsoever, the bidder fails to enter into a proper contract or to deliver the chassis or body required by the specifications, the amount of the Bond or Certified Check shall be retained by the Board of Education as and for liquidated damages sustained by his failure so to do. Bids submitted shall impose no liability or obligation on the Board of Education and the right to accept or reject any or all bids or request future bid quotations is solely at the discretion of the Board of Education. In awarding the contract, the Board of Education reserves the right to be the sole judge of the quality of any time which is bid and the Board of Education also reserves the right to consider all elements germane to determining the qualification of the bidder and his agents or representatives. Any bid which is incomplete, conditional, obscure, or which contains irregularities of any kind may be rejected at the discretion of the Board of Education.

Dr. Paul R. Lockwood, Treasurer/CFO Gibsonburg Exempted Village Schools 301 S. Sunset Ave. Gibsonburg, Ohio 43431

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Reader Advisory: The National Trade Association we belong to has purchased the above classifieds. Determining the value of their service or product is advised by this publication. In order to avoid misunderstandings, some advertisers do not offer employment but rather supply the readers with manuals, directories and other materials designed to help their clients establish mail order selling and other businesses at home. Under NO circumstance should you send any money in advance or give the client your checking, license ID, or credit card numbers. Also beware of ads that claim to guarantee loans regardless of credit and note that if a credit repair company does business only over the phone it is illegal to request any money before delivering its service. All funds are based in US dollars. Toll free numbers may or may not reach Canada.

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1995 Toyota Camry, Great Body! $650.00 OBO, 419-691-8973 Needs oil pump.

1968 Ford Galaxie 500 XL ! Convertible NIC E! NICE $11,000

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2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee Laredo, 4WD, 8-cyl, runs good, $3,000 OBO. 419-849-3237 after 1pm.

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2005 Toyota Corolla LE, Low Miles, Automatic, Electric - Sun Roof, Cruse, Tilt, Windows, Mirrors & Seats. Clean Car, One Owner My Wife. $8,500. 419-862-2918

* a 15 word classified ad * runs for 4 weeks in the Metro & Suburban Press and the World Wide Web

The Press Newspaper reserves the right to reject any advertising material we deem unacceptable. Please check your ad upon first insertion for accuracy. The newspaper will assume responsibility for the first publication only. Compensation will be in the form of ad space or credit, not to exceed original cost of the ad. NO REFUNDS.

Appraised at $20,000 Only 6,060 produced. Have books & records. Call 419-862-3154




$30per item *General Merchandise only *No Refunds on this special

The Press 1550 Woodville Rd. Millbury, OH. 43447 Call 419-836-2221 or 1-800-300-6158




2007 Cadillac STS-109,000 mi., all power A.W.D. V-6, duel exhaust, Black w/tan Interior, very clean! $11,800/OBO 419-836-7162.

2003 750 Honda Shadow, 10,000K, Very Clean, New Battery, Extra Seat and Exhaust. $3,400.00. 419-9444289.

Honda CRV 2002, Dark Blue, Good Shape, New Front Brakes, 172K, $4,900 OBO. 419-698-3237

2003 AN400 Burgman by Suzuki scooter, $2500. 419-862-3154.

    2002 Sportsmen 5th Wheel Trailer, 31 Feet Long, Sleeps 8, One SlideOut, $8,500 OBO, 419-214-2382 2006 Ameri-camp travel trailer. 31Ft w/super slide out. Sleeps 8. $14,000. 419-367-6474. 2012 Wildwood Travel Trailer, model 36 BHBS, 2 Slides, Sleeps 8, Excellent Condition, $18,900.00 OBO, 419-466-7911.

     1990 Harley Davidson Electraglide Classic $6,500. Call 419-836-3212 for details, leave message if no answer.

2003 Suzuki Burgman 650, good condition, adult owned. $2,450. 419-862-3533 2006 Harley, Soft Tail Standard, silver color, 6,000 miles, some extras, E/C, asking $9500. 419-7044260 Cycleman We repair Chinese Pocket Bikes and Scooters, and Mopeds, many parts available, also repair motorcycles, Call Wed. - Sat (10-6pm) 419-244-2525.



1975 GMC ž Ton Pick Up, 8â&#x20AC;? Box, New Tires, Interior has Dent In Hood, Fresh Motor - $2,500. 419691-8973 1997 Ford F150 Lariat. Working electronic 4-Wheel drive. Runs GREAT just needs some TLC! Only $1500 OBO. Call Brennen at 567277-7695 2007 Silver Silverado Dually, 3500HD, Excellent Condition, 35,600 Miles, Fifth Wheel Hitch, New Set of Snow Tires, Price Negotiable, 419214-2382.


Burkin Self Storage â&#x20AC;˘ Camper Storage

RV/Park Model Sites Available Year Round Full Hook-ups w/City Water Solid Pads/Off Street Parking $300 p/mo. + Electric Deluxe Park/Walbridge 419-392-8968

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St. Rt. 51, South of Elmore 419-862-2127

Baumann Auto Group p Genoa 58


Biggest Automotive Sale in our Hiistory is story Save $4,550* off MSRP on all NEW 2014 Fusion SE and Titaniums in stock! 0% % Available for 60 months Plus $1,000 Cash Back Available! NEW

$20,900 **


Lease for $199***

mo. x 24 mo. $1,990 due at signing

*Excludes Hybrids & S models. Ford Rebate included. Ford financing required. Security deposit required, plus tax, title, license & documents fees extra. With approved credit. Offer ends May 31, 2014.**Price includes Ford Rebates. Ford financing required. Security deposit required, plus tax, title, license & documents fees extra. With approved credit. Offer ends May 31, 2014.***Lease is for 36 months, 10,500 miles per year (15 cents every mile thereafter). Ford Rebate included. Ford financing required. Security deposit required, plus tax, title, license & documents fees extra. With approved credit. Offer ends May 31, 2014.


2014 FORD ESCAPE S MSRP NOW ONLY Lease for $209**

0% % Available for 60 months Plus $500 Cash Back Available!

$23,995 $20,990 *

mo. x 24 mo. $2,450 due at signing

*Price includes Ford Rebates. Ford financing required. Security deposit required, plus tax, title, license & documents fees extra. With approved credit. Offer ends May 31, 2014.**Lease is for 36 months, 10,500 miles per year (15 cents every mile thereafter). Ford Rebate included. Ford financing required. Security deposit required, plus tax, title, license & documents fees extra. With approved credit. Offer ends May 31, 2014.


2014 FORD FOCUS SE Loaded!

MSRP NOW Lease for $169**

0% % Available for 60 months Plus $1,000 Cash Back Available!


Biggest Automotive Sale in our History




2014 FORD FUSION SE #F3979, MSRP $25,450


$20,405 $15,990 *

mo. x 24 mo. $1,990 due at signing

*Price includes Ford Rebates. Ford financing required. Security deposit required, plus tax, title, license & documents fees extra. With approved credit. Offer ends May 31, 2014. **Lease is for 36 months, 10,500 miles per year (15 cents every mile thereafter). Ford Rebate included. Ford financing required. Security deposit required, plus tax, title, license & documents fees extra. With approved credit. Offer ends May 31, 2014.

Lease for $197* per mo. $0 DOWN!

*Lease is for 36 months with $0 due at signing. 12,000 miles per year. Plus tax, title, license & document fees extra. With approved credit from GM Financial Tier 1 or 2.



Lease for $232* per mo. $0 DOWN *Lease is for 36 months with $0 due at signing. 12,000 miles per year. Plus tax, title, license & document fees extra. With approved credit.



Lease for $229* per mo. *Lease is for 36 months with $2,709 due at signing. 10,000 miles per year. Plus tax, title, license & document fees extra. With approved credit GM Financial Tier 1 or 2.


2014 FORD F150 XLT Supercab, 4x4, 5.0 V8, Leather, Loaded!


0% % Available for 60 months

$34,990* TRADE IN ASSIST -$750 ** * Or Lease for $289 per mo. x24 months, $2,990 due at signing $34,240



*Price includes Ford Rebates. Ford financing required. Trade Assist is â&#x20AC;&#x2122;95 model or newer. Security deposit required, plus tax, title, license & documents fees extra. With approved credit. Offer ends May 31, 2014. **Lease is for 36 months, 10,500 miles per year (20 cents every mile thereafter). Ford Rebates included. Ford financing required. Security deposit required, plus tax, title, license & documents fees extra. With approved credit. Offer ends May 31, 2014.



Lease for $259* per mo. *Lease is for 36 months with $2,589 due at signing. 12,000 miles per year. Plus tax, title, license & document fees extra. With approved credit.

4WD, Double Cab, All Star Edition

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2007 Chevy Silverado 1500 2012 Chevy Cadillac SRX 2007 Chevy Colorado LT 2011 GMC Acadia SLE

2010 Ford Mustang #F3676A


2007 Chevy Malibu #F40312


2003 Ford Thunderbird #F3706A

2006 Pontiac Vibe



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$15,500 #F40361A $6,500 Terry Paul Exec. Mgr.

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22110 W. St. Rt. 51, Genoa â&#x20AC;˘ 419-855-8366

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BAUMANN CHEVROLET GENOA 22215 W. St. Rt. 51, Genoa â&#x20AC;˘ 419-855-8361



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