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Rare, electric Pacer last of its kind By J. Patrick Eaken Press Staff Writer news@presspublications.com Joe Badger likes AMC Pacers so much he collects them. One of his Pacers, an electric car built by Electric Vehicles Associates during the 1970s energy crisis, is believed to be the only one of its kind remaining. If you wander down to Genoa’s Cruisin’ classic car show and street fair on Sept. 21, you might catch Badger and his “Change of Pace.” Badger, a Genoa resident, owns JBI Corp., an independent battery testing laboratory not far from his home. So close, he can plug in his electric Pacer overnight and drive it to work the next day without spending a cent for gas. EVA was started by high school vocational education teachers in Cleveland as part of a student project. The aptly-named “Change of Pace” reached top speeds of 55 miles per hour and went from zero to 30 in less than 12 seconds. The range was 30 to 50 miles. According to Dennis Eichenberg, EVA made well over 100 Change of Pace Pacers, and then turned to Ford Fairmonts and Ford Escorts. Badger got his chance to meet Eichen-

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Imagine you’re a grower but not able to even see the fruits of your labor until the day you harvest. Unlike the cultivation of grain crops or vegetables, Marc and Michele Gradel are relatively unsure if their efforts have paid off until Marc drains the ponds at his Martin farm. If it’s been a favorable growing season, the waters will recede to a certain level and then what was a placid pond resembles a boiling pan of water as thousands of shrimp are roused from their bottom-dwelling existence. In their third year of operating Sweetwater Farms, 7024 State Route 2, the Gradels are still learning the finer points of shrimp farming - an endeavor that Michele describes as a combination of hard work and fun. “During the season we can’t really see them,” Michele said. “We go out every night with a flashlight and feed them and can see their eyes but we don’t really know how many we have until we harvest them. It’s kind of nerve wracking.” The three ponds at Sweetwater Farms each cover about a half acre or so. The deep ends range from five to seven feet. The nearby Lake Erie marshes offer an advantage, says Michele, by naturally filtering the pond water. Freshwater shrimp have a sweeter taste than those grown in saltwater, she said, and have little or no iodine. The growing season coincides roughly with the summer months. The Gradels place juvenile shrimp in the ponds in early June and harvest them by mid-September. Ideally, the water temperature should be about 80 degrees. This summer was cool enough to affect the growth of the juveniles. “We had really cool weather this summer,” Michele said. “The year before last it was warmer and we had some real giants in there. People out here were calling them Bono lobster.”

berg, one of the original electrical engineers to work on converting Pacers and other cars to electric power. Badger bought his Pacer from a “car jockey,” who bought it from a New York engineer, inventor, and art gallery owner. He believes he has the only one remaining that is all-electric. “There might be some with gas motors in them because they were experimental, and most of them were sold to the government and electrical utilities and all torn apart,” Badger said. He saw it on eBay, and the temptation was too much. “I test batteries for a living, I collect

AMCs, and I thought, ‘Man, that’s a rare car. I have to have it,’ so I bought it,” Badger said. Badger’s Pacer only had 25 miles logged on it when he bought the car, but it was rusted, and it took the Genoa businessman two years, five months, and two weeks to finish restoration. “I took it completely apart,” Badger said. “I mean, you could not disassemble it any farther. I didn’t paint it or reassemble the body parts first, but I can’t take all the credit. A lot of people helped me. “I restored the original controls. I’ll say that they worked, but they didn’t work very well and even the engineer who had worked on it originally said they were dangerous, and that’s one of the reasons they were all disassembled after testing. I have all those original controls, which is very unusual. I don’t think you’ll find another set, and I put in a modern controller.” Badger also drives a 1973 German electric moped his father purchased to work, but he doesn’t take either vehicle much farther. He could drive the Pacer to Toledo or Sandusky, but would have to find somewhere to plug it in and wait for a charge, which usually takes overnight. “If you’re driving 35 to 40 miles per

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Perry lecture Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, portrayed by Jeremy Meier, will visit the Hayes Presidential Center during a one-man lecture/performance Sept. 22 at 2 p.m. Admission is free and open to all. The Hayes Center is located at the corner of Hayes and Buckland avenues in Fremont. Meier, assistant professor of fine and performing arts at Owens Community College, was commissioned by the Ohio Humanities Council to develop and write a show based on Perry as part of the bicentennial of the War of 1812. Titled “Oliver Hazard Perry: Hero of Lake Erie,” the 35-minute performance will relate the history of the Battle of Lake Erie as told by Perry himself. Meier will take questions from the audience following the lecture. It took Meier nine months to research Perry, the Navy commander who is known for his victory over a British squadron during the Battle of Lake Erie. He then enlisted the help of colleague Nichole Newman, an adjunct professor in fine and performing arts at Owens, to design and create period clothing for his performances. Meier premiered his work during the 2013 Ohio Chautauqua Series. Visit www.rbhayes.org for more information.

Continued from front page hour, I think you might get 50 to 60 miles. If you get up to 60 miles per hour, I’m not sure you’ll get 20 miles out of it — you’ll probably get 10 to 15,” Badger said. “It’s very complicated because it depends on how far you drove it — how many amp-per-hours you took out. To fully charge a battery, you have to put in more energy than you took out. So, if you took out 100 amp-per-hours, you’d have to put back in 120 amp-per-hours to fully charge the battery,” Badger continued. “It has a little two-gallon gasoline tank because it has a gasoline fired heater, like a Volkswagen, to keep the cockpit warm in the winter. I’ve never used it, but other than that, you have to plug it into the wall to recharge it. I have a charger built into the car, you open the gas cap. “ It has automatic transmission, and if you’re tired of changing oil, this might be the car for you. Very little engine oil is necessary, if any, and also not necessary are many engine parts needed to run a gasoline fueled automobile. “You have transmission fluid, but if you have no leaks you would use none or a very minimal amount,” Badger said. “But, if you have flooded batteries you have to keep distilled water in them. I don’t have any idea how much it costs to charge it offhand — I haven’t figured that out. But it costs less per mile to operate. “It’s all manufactured very well with 120-volt golf cart batteries, and it is actually programmable. I have a laptop that I carry in the front seat and I can monitor its performance.” The original owner invented a “hydraulically operated hybrid vehicle recharging system,” which he patented and put on the car. Badger believes the 1970s-era patent has expired, and he removed the system so that the Pacer can be restored to its original condition. But, it did serve a purpose. “It has air cylinders next to all the shock absorbers, and if the car bounced up and down over bumps, these air cylinders would compress air in a tank, and that compressed air would run a generator which would help recharge the battery,” Badger said. “I’d compare it to regenerative braking — when you put on the brakes, you use the energy developed to recharge the battery. This car doesn’t have that, but it had this device on there, which was patented, but it’s not very practicable. It gives you a hair more range.” And, if you’re driving and don’t want to hear engine noise, then this could be the car for you, too. “You can hear an electric motor hum, but actually when you are driving it 50 or 60 miles per hour all you’re hearing is road noise. There’s no engine noise,” Badger said. “It’s built the way an electric car should be built — with minimal devices that require electricity. You can get them as options, but there is no radio. There is a fan, but there are no power windows. There are no electric seats. You need to use the energy to drive the vehicle to make it function.” Badger says until the technology happens the auto industry is waiting for, he would not encourage most car owners to buy an all-electric vehicle. He also owns a Ford hybrid, which he says is a better bet, for now. “There are a lot of new technologies, but it will take some breakthroughs,” Badger said. “But you didn’t want to ever say



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The Automotive Technology programs at Penta Career Center are hosting a “Cruise-In” Car Show Wednesday, Sept. 25 from 5-8 p.m. on the Penta campus, located at 9301 Buck Rd., Perrysburg. The cruise-in is open to all types of vehicles and motorcycles. Vehicle owners will be admitted free of charge with a donation of non-perishable food items to Perrysburg Township’s annual Operation Bread Basket drive. For more than 25 years, the Perrysburg Township Fire and Police departments have sponsored Operation Bread Basket to assist families in the Perrysburg community. The event will include music and door prizes such as car care kits, gift certificates and products from several Penta Career Center programs. Awards will be presented in various categories including People’s Choice, Best Muscle Car, Best Street Rod, Best Truck, Best Custom, Superintendent’s Selection and Best Motorcycle. Food will be available for purchase from Deets BBQ. Tours of Penta’s Automotive Technology programs will also be available. For more details, call 419-6661120, ext. 1428.

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Homecoming dress Owens Community College’s Raising Awareness Club is helping to ensure area high school girls are able to enjoy a special homecoming experience by hosting a homecoming dress sale Saturday, Sept. 21 from 9:30 a.m.3:30 p.m. in the Owens Student Health and Activities Center Atrium, 30335 Oregon Rd., Perrysburg. During the event, attendees will have the opportunity to purchase dresses and accessories for minimal cost, ranging from $5-25 for dresses and 50 cents to $5 for accessories. A Mary Kay representative will also have products on display. Shopping mentors will be on hand to help shoppers. Additionally, Owens students will provide dress alterations free of charge during the event. All proceeds raised from the event will be used to support future community outreach activities for the Raising Awareness Club. For more information, call 1-800-GO-OWENS, ext. 2569.

Test-drive fundraiser Peter Navarre Day Larry Michaels, aka Peter Navarre; Kathy Dowd, aka Peter’s wife Catherine Bourdeau Navarre; Dale Redd; Joseph Dowd; Terry Breymaier, aka Robert Navarre and Marshall Lloyd pose in front of the refurbished sign honoring Peter Navarre located at the East Toledo Historical Society in Navarre Park. The sign was refurbished by Mike and Woneida Evanoff for Peter Navarre Day last Saturday. Dale Redd also donated an 1837 pistol owned by his ancestor, Peter Navarre, to the Oregon Jerusalem Historical Society. (Press photo by John Szozda)

Former Clay athletes sue district, ProMedica By Melissa Burden Press Contributing Writer news@presspublications.com Three lawsuits were filed on Monday, September 9 in Lucas County Common Pleas Court by three males who allege a former athletic trainer sexually abused them while they were minors. The three complaints, two by former Clay student-athletes and one by the mother of a minor, were filed against Clay High School, Principal Jeff Thompson, ProMedica Health Systems, and Melinda Rober, the former athletic trainer. The suits are each seeking in excess of $1 million in punitive and compensatory damages, Rober, 35, was arraigned in April, in Oregon Municipal Court. She was charged with two counts of sexual battery after allegedly having sexual relations with two underage male students over the last 18 months. In May, Rober was indicted by a Lucas County Grand Jury. The pre-trial hearing on the criminal case is scheduled for September 25 in front of Judge Gary Cook. In April, Oregon School Board President PJ Kapfhammer told The Press that the district took immediate action when the first alleged victim came forward in April. Kapfhammer said he notified the ad-

ministration and the Oregon Police Department immediately. A second alleged victim also come forward Kapfhammer said adding he had spoken to four to five more students who had “asked for help.” Kapfhammer told The Press in April there had been Melinda Rober rumors concerning (mugshots.com) Rober for some time. “There were rumors, but nothing even close to this,” he said. “It looks like a lot of boys knew and this stuff was known by the group. Some of the victims did not tell anyone, period. We are just beginning to understand some of the things that went on. As soon as there was a hint that the rumor was real, we immediately made sure the kids were safe and taken care of.” One suit alleges Ms. Rober engaged in sexual activity in 2008 and 2009 with the student that “Included but was not limited to groping, sexually suggestive conduct, including grabbing his private parts and physically placing her hand in his groin

area on multiple occasions, sexually suggestive talk, and sending naked photographs of herself along with text messages over multiple years and continuing to the recent current date.” The second suit states Ms. Rober engaged in sex with the student from 2011 to 2013. The suit alleges “An act of oral sex by Rober was done in the middle of the football stadium.” The suit also alleges sexual intercourse took place in the high school’s physical therapy room. In the third suit, the young man alleges Ms. Rober “performed sexual intercourse” with him on February 9 while on an athletic trip with the school’s wrestling team. The suit alleges the victim has suffered “Severe emotional harm and substantially lower academic performance and the consequences of these harms will extend into the future indefinately.” The plaintiffs allege Mr. Thompson failed to report the suspected abuse. ProMedica, the suits allege, failed to properly train, supervise, or observe Ms. Rober’s interactions with student-athletes at Clay. Kapfhammer told The Press last week that the district’s attorneys are involved in the cases. “It is important to remember that she (Rober) was not and has never been an employee of the district,” Kapfhammer said.

The Second Annual Drive One 4UR School fundraising event to benefit Oak Harbor High School will be held Sept. 21 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at Tri Motor Sales, Inc., 1430 SR 19 in Oak Harbor. The dealership will donate $50 for test drives taken during the designated hours. For each test drive, the athletic department will receive $20 from Ford Motor Company. Also, several school groups will be on hand conducting games and contests. Finally, the Oak Harbor Athletic Booster Club will be on hand giving a hot dog and drink to anyone that test drives a car. For information, Call 419-8982931 or email www.trimotorsales.com.

Carvers show The 31st Annual Maumee Bay Carvers Decoy Show will be held Saturday, Sept. 21 at Magee Marsh Wildlife Area, 13229 W. St. Rte. 2, Oak Harbor. Decoys must be constructed of a practical material, individually handcrafted and painted. Machine-duplicated decoys will be disqualified. For complete rules and more information, call Mary Warren at 419-898-0960, ext. 31 or email Mary.warren@dnr.state.oh.us.

Quilt show set The Walbridge Centennial Committee will present a Quilt Show Saturday, Sept. 21 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at the VFW Hall, 109 N. Main St. (the former skating rink). The building is handicap-accessible. More than 150 quilts will be on display at the show. No food or drink will be permitted in the venue. Call 419-913-3719 or email committee@walbridgecent.com.

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Two inducted into Clay Hall The Clay High School Athletic Department and the Clay High Alumni & Friends Association inducted new members at the annual Hall of Fame Game against Waite High School Sept. 13 at Clay Memorial Stadium. The two new inductees into the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame include Doug Ensign and Jim Routson, both members of the class of 1957. Douglas L. Ensign, honored as graduate and coach, was a prominent member of the championship basketball and baseball teams, the marching band and bowling team at Clay. In 1958, on a volunteer basis, he started the first Clay High School girls’ fastpitch softball team, which went 9-6 for the season. Every year he was involved at Clay, the team had a winning record. Coaching the girls in the Oregon/Toledo summer leagues, he took them to their first state tournament in 1983. He stayed in the program for 10 years as an assistant to Jeff Lee, who was the first coach after Clay declared it as a varsity sport. His two daughters were involved in the Clay athletic program. His daughter, Kris, was honored all-league in all sports and in 1997, she became head coach of the softball program at Cardinal Stritch High School. She asked her dad to help, he agreed and they were league champions for the next three years. Knowing the importance of athletics in his life, while coaching at the Oregon Recreation Center, Clay Elementary and Clay Senior High School, Ensign worked diligently toward developing a cooperative relationship between the Oregon Recreation program and the Clay athletic program. He was director of the Clay Boosters for 10 years and in 1995, was awarded the Clay High Athletics Super Boosters award. James L. Routson, graduate, teacher and coach. After graduating from Clay Senior High School in 1957, Routson attended Bowling Green State University on a basketball scholarship. Upon graduating in 1961, he accepted a position teaching math at his alma mater and in 1964, he became the Clay High School varsity basketball coach. He left teaching in 1967 to attend graduate school at the University of South Carolina. In 1968, after earning a Master’s Degree in mathematics, he returned to teach math at Clay. A dedicated educator, he taught advanced math, tutored students and introduced the first computer programming class. In 1971, Routson and fellow teacher Duke Ziebold started the Fellowship of Christian Athletes. His career continued as the Clay girls varsity basketball coach from 1973-1984. He retired from Clay in 1994 and worked until 1996 at Vallet Paint Company.

Top photo, in the early morning, Mark Gradel captures shrimp in one of the shrimp farm ponds and also in a catch basin (bottom left photo). Bottom right, a sample of this season’s harvest. (Press photos by Ken Grosjean)

Shrimp Continued from front page “We put in 2,800 juvenile shrimp,” Michele said. “What we get out always varies. We don’t know about the weather or how many predators are going to get into the pond – the birds, snakes and frogs. In that way, it’s like any other crop, it varies with the weather year by year.” During a recent sale, the Gradels drained two ponds and harvested a little more than 300 pounds. A harvest and sale of the third pond’s bounty was scheduled for Sept. 14. The harvest is when the fun begins as friends and family stop by to help.

“We must have 30 or so people rolling around in the mud,” Michele said, adding she’d like to expand the event and invite area fruit and vegetable growers to have stands on site. “We’re getting better at harvesting, weighing and washing and bagging them,” Michele said. “We have wonderful friends and family to help.” This year’s harvest drew customers from throughout Northwest Ohio as well as passersby from Detroit and Cleveland. Raymond Morse, a family friend, is a regular at the harvests. “It’s really cool to see how Marc has done this,” he said. Research on the temperate culture of freshwater shrimp in the U.S. began at Kentucky State University around 1990, according to the aquaculture program at the Ohio

State University. The Ohio Department of Natural Resources restricted their culture in the state until 2000. A year later, several producers in Ohio, most in southern counties, raised their first crops of freshwater shrimp. Bob Calala, president of the Ohio Aquaculture Association, estimates there are now about 35 freshwater shrimp growers in Ohio. Mike Wilkerson, of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife, said the state requires permits for shrimp farms like those operated by the Gradels. Owners must file records annually of what they buy and sell. The Gradels also raise grain crops. “It’s not a big profit yet,” Michele said of the shrimp venture.

Genoa considers water system staff changes By Cynthia Jacoby Special to The Press Genoa officials are rethinking how they staff the village water system. For years, the water system that serves the 1,430 registered meters has been operated as a distribution system. Genoa buys its water from the City of Oregon. The city pumps the water through a 16-inch pipe from the city to a meter pit located at State Route 579 and Genoa-Clay Center Road that helps boost the flow to the village water tower. But a recent survey by the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency tags the village system as a Class I water system, said Kevin Gladden, village administrator. That

means the village must have a Class 1 water system operator on the job. “We thought we simply had a distribution system. There is no big plant,” Gladden explained. However, because the village is required to pump chlorine into the system occasionally, it no longer qualifies under the distribution system designation, Gladden said he was told. “They clarified things for us,” he added. As a result, “The minimum we need someone is three days a week at least one and half hours a day.” The operator, who must have a license sanctioned by the state, is responsible for a number of tasks, including taking water samples, adding chemicals, keeping log

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Ruck for Warriors honors 9/11 tragedy In remembrance of those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks of 9/11, and to raise awareness about tragic military/veteran suicides, a pair of local organizations teamed up to sponsored a Ruck walk on Sept. 11. (A ruck is a heavy backpack containing supplies and other necessities). Ruck for Warriors, an organization whose mission is to raise awareness and prevent military and veteran suicides, and the Toledo Chapter of Team RWB (Red, White and Blue), an organization dedicated to help veterans transition from service member to civilian, sponsored the full-ruck march from Oak Harbor to the Toledo Firefighter Memo-

rial in Toledo – a 25-mile route. Michael Lattea, RWB member and founder of Ruck for Warriors, was joined on the walk by Brian Stark. Others took up with the pair along the way and walked part of the way, including Joe Helle and 6year-old Timothy Willoughby, whose mom, Nicole is Chapter Captain of Team RWB Toledo. Ms. Willoughby, a wounded veteran, followed the ruckers in her vehicle to provide hydration and medical support. The marchers left at about 7 a.m., and throughout the day, braved the 90-plus degree heat and humidity, traveling along SR 163 to SR 51 to the memorial at Huron and Beech streets in Toledo. Upon arrival, a

moment of silence was held for the victims of the 9/11 attacks. Informational displays were also available for veterans. Founded in 2009, Team RWB has become one of the community organizing leaders in helping veterans transition to a civilian lifestyle and become active members of their community, usually while dealing with some form of stressor. This is just one of several marches put forth by Ruck for Warriors. More information about the organization is available on Facebook. For more information about Team RWB, visit www.teamrwb.org or look for Team RWB Toledo on Facebook.

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Bruised, talented players dot Toledo hockey By Jeffery D. Norwalk Press Contributing Writer sports@presspublications.com Contributing writer Jefferey D. Norwalk featured long time Toledo hockey public address announcer Bobb Vergeils, currently the voice of the Detroit Tigers, in the May 13 edition of The Press. Here, in time for hockey season, Norwalk throws out more of Vergeils’ tales. If you have been a fan of Toledo professional hockey, you know that its history includes plenty of bruising players, plenty of promising future NHL players, plenty of fights, and even more entertainment. The very first time Sports Arena public address announcer Bobb Vergiels slid behind the microphone for a Toledo Storm game against the Raleigh IceCaps in 1991, swarms of Toledo’s fans converged sporting their green and yellow, only to file out of the barn three hours later totally swept up by the new kids in town. They had seen the first-ever Storm goal scored by Bruce MacDonald 54 seconds into the game and a promising, bruising lineup consisting of studs as fellow forwards Mike Maurice, Mike Casselman, and Brad McCaughey; defensemen Pat Pylypuik and Greg Bignell; and lights-out goaltender Scott King, to name a few. They also saw the last game at the Sports Arena, April 14, 2007 against the Cincinnati Cyclones, which Toledo fittingly lost, 7-3. After the final horn finally sounded, Vergeils somberly made his way out onto the ice he had negotiated so many times prior for Chuck-a-Puck, Score-O, and other silly promotions, and kissed the rink goodbye like he was kissing an old friend. That was the last official photo ever taken at the arena, which Vergeils treasures to this day. Vergiels could talk for many beers and maybe even a cup of chili and a hot dog or two from his favorite, the former Central Hot Dog on Front Street, about Toledo hockey. He called many games over 20 years, including the Storm’s first-ever Riley Cup championship-win in April of ’93 when Mark “The Deazel” Deazeley, charging hard to the net, took a pretty Ian Duncan feed, and buried the puck past Wheeling Thunderbird goaltender Frankie Ouellette for the game-winner in an exhausting, double-overtime barnburner. Afterwards, Ouellette, a notorious hothead in East Coast Hockey League lore, shattered his stick over his crossbar, which Vergiels collected from referee Russ Johnson, and took home as a souvenir to commemorate the occasion. He still has the stick today. Bloody, knock-down, drag-em-out fights? He’s witnessed a few of those,

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Longtime Toledo hockey public address announcer Bobb Vergeils, currently the voice of the Detroit Tigers. (Photo courtesy of Toledo Walleye) too, like the Ken Tasker vs. Trevor Senn (Richmond Renegades) slobber knocker in ‘99, which featured two of the ECHL’s toughest, most-notorious enforcers trading punches at center ice for a little over 30 seconds, which to this day is still the mostwatched hockey fight on YouTube. As a riveting storyteller, he can spin the tales of MacDonald going over the penalty box glass after the Icehawks’ bird mascot one rowdy playoff night in Louisville, and of Wheeling Nailers’ enforcer Matt Van Horlick getting laid out by two different Storm players in less than five minutes during “Church Night” in Toledo. Favorite players? His Facebook “friends list” reads like something of a “Who’s Who in Toledo Hockey,” many of whom he tries to keep in touch with, like Rick Judson, Andrew Williamson, Duncan, Nick Vitucci (also current head coach of Walleye), Alexandre Jacques, Rob Thorpe, Nick Parillo, and David Goverde of the Storm; and Evan Rankin and Kyle Rogers (“C”) of the Walleye. There have been crazy nights, too. An unnamed Storm goaltender stumbled out of the Consaul Tavern one night, only to end up stumbling into a neighbor’s house, where the homeowner found said-player fast-asleep on his couch the next morning. There were proud moments. In 200203, Vergiels was tabbed to present former Toledo Goaldigger and then Storm head coach Claude Noel with the Brabham Cup — for the ECHL team which finishes with the most regular season points — and the

ECHL Coach of the Year award. “Claude’s always been a class-act, and a close, personal friend of mine,” Vergeils said. There were tear-stained times. In ’98 when Vergiels’ father passed away, the first floral arrangement to arrive at the funeral home was a plant from the Storm Fan Club, a plant which still survives and thrives to this day, and one which Bobb calls “Dad.” Vergiels has played the part of Toledo hockey historian tirelessly. He still has the game-worn jerseys of both the Storm’s firstever captain and last-ever captain, in Byron Lomow and Jason Malenko. Vergeils has all three scorecards from Storm female goaltender Erin Whitten’s historic 9-8 win over Wheeling on Oct. 30, ’92. However, he had to trade then Storm coach Chris McSorley three six-packs for it. The game still stands as the only victory recorded by a woman in a major male team sport, some 20 years later. Vergiels has given instructions to his children, that when he passes away, all three scorecards are to go to the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. Throughout his two decade run, Vergeils settled into the role of resident court jester with equal degrees of self-deprecating humor. He encouraged home fans to boo him when he announced his own name at the beginning of games – “And I’m your rink announcer, Bobb Vergiels” — and he regularly held up handmade signs, with wacky messages scrawled on them that read, “I’m Carty Finkbeiner’s Public Relations Manager,” or “I Work at Hooter’s.”

A divided Ohio Sixth District Court of Appeals has upheld a lower court ruling against an employee of the Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Station who claimed he was wrongfully discharged and defamed by FirstEnergy Nuclear Operating Co., which operates the power plant. Mark Whitaker, security shift supervisor, had appealed a decision by the Ottawa County Common Pleas Court granting summary judgment to FirstEnergy. After a review by the company of Whitaker’s and eight other supervisors’ timecards and electronic badge swiping data, the company fired him in August 2007 and another supervisor, citing discrepancies in hours worked and what was on time cards. Following his termination, FENOC, as required by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, conducted a review of his employment and concluded the fraudulent timecard reporting demonstrated he didn’t possess a “high assurance of trustworthiness and reliability,” according to court testimony. As a result, his name was flagged in a national database called Personnel Access Data System, which signaled to other nuclear plants Whitaker had been denied unescorted access within Davis-Besse. He filed a lawsuit against the company in September 2010, claiming the company fired him in retaliation for reporting safety concerns. He also claimed he was defamed by the company by placing him on the national database, resulting in him not being able to get another job in the power industry. Between July 2, 2002 and May 27, 2007, Whitaker wrote 136 “condition reports” of safety and security situations he had concerns about. According to court records, Whitaker testified his supervisor, George Fidurski, told him to “slow down” in writing the reports. Appellate Judges Mark Pietrykowski and James Jensen wrote that the summary judgment was appropriate. Judge Stephen Yarbrough dissented in part. “Given the evidence... including the threatening statements Fidurski made to Whitaker within close proximity of his placement on administrative leave, I find that a genuine issue of material fact exists as to whether FENOC’s termination decision was motivated by the condition reports Whitaker filed, or by Whitaker’s overstatement of his hours.” he wrote.


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Town hall elevator upgrade put off By Cynthia L. Jacoby Special to The Press

tem is inspected annually and the village has a license to operate it. But village council has talked for years about updating the old system with new electronics and wiring, enhancing both safety and daily service. “The control unit for that system is nearly 50 years. And when it breaks down, it’s getting harder and harder to find the parts,” the administrator said. “And the older they get, the more they cost to fix.” Updating the electronic hardware could also mean a cost savings on the electric bill. The older equipment pulls more voltage to lift up and down. Gladden said the upgrade will happen. It’s just a matter of time and money. Council member Daryl Bittner suggested at a recent meeting that the village seek grants to help with the costs. Gladden told him his crew is exploring grants and other financing options now. Given the rising costs, “The village could say ‘We are not going to do this project.’ But I don’t see that happening,” Gladden said. The town hall building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is classified as the oldest free-standing municipal building in Ottawa County. The town hall also houses the Genoa Civic Center on its second floor. The elevator is critical to the continuation of the performances. “Without the elevator,” Gladden added, “I don’t believe many would use the stairs. They are narrow and winding and there’s a double landing up there. For the time period it was built, steep and narrow was normal. Not today.”

State regulations have forced the Village of Genoa to put off a badly needed upgrade to the Town Hall elevator for another year, the village administrator says. Village leaders had planned to upgrade electronics, wiring and plumbing on the 1960s-era elevator this fall. It would have been the first major rehab on the decadesold system. But state officials have weighed in the project, resulting in a markup of at least $35,000 in additional costs, said Administrator Kevin Gladden. The cost estimate offered by elevator repair experts put the upgrade around $50,000, which the village figured into its 2013 budget. Newer estimates are running between $85,000 and $100,000. State regulators chimed in with changes this summer – the costliest being the addition of a sump pump installed at the base of the two-story system. “We have to have a sump pump in the basement of the shaft,” Gladden said, “in order to protect the elevator in case of flooding issues. That means the installation of a crock, the sump pump and somewhere to discharge.” The mandate also includes setting up a system to protect the elevator from oil problems. “That’s a hydraulic lift. It’s not run by chains. It only goes two floors,” Gladden explained. The elevator still meets standard daily regulations set forth by a division of the Ohio Department of Commerce. The sys-

Racing at Raceway Park comes to a close Vegas. Sunday’s patrons were to enjoy live music throughout the evening from the Megan Lesle Band on the grandstand apron. Concession specials included 50-cent hot dogs, soft drinks and popcorn. Attendees can also purchase live racing programs for just $1.00. You don’t want to miss this last opportunity to see live harness racing in the Toledo market. The 2014 racing season will be held at a brand new facility, Hollywood Gaming at Dayton Raceway.

Although simulcasting action will continue, September 15 was to mark the final night of live harness racing action at Toledo’s Raceway Park. The track has been offering entertainment to its patrons since opening the doors in 1962. The track’s finale hosted fan appreciation specials and favorites. Mayor Michael Bell was in attendance to present a trophy and talk about the significance of Raceway Park to Toledo. One lucky guest could win a luxurious casino getaway to the M Resort in Las

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SEPTEMBER 16, 2013

Field to Table

Dinner a showcase for farm’s produce By Larry Limpf News Editor news@presspublications.com For several hours during a recent pleasant evening, a farm in Ottawa County had the ambiance of a Five Star restaurant. The guests sipped wine and sampled hors d’oeuvres before dinner while the music of a classical guitarist wafted over the fields. The first courses offered were a salad of fresh field greens with cranberries, peaches, bleu cheese and apples topped with a maple vinaigrette dressing and a chilled soup of garbanzo beans, basil and leeks. The entrée was pan-roasted chicken breasts with blue potato gratin and peas. For dessert, diners enjoyed lemon shortcake with raspberries and Chantilly cream. The menu reflected the work of Kurt and Corinna Bench, owners of Shared Legacy Farms who operate a Community Supported Agriculture program at their farm near Elmore. To date, about 350 households are CSA members. The dinner, which the Bench’s dubbed Field to Table, offered those enrolled in the CSA a chance to see the farm and enjoy a meal featuring its organically-grown produce. “We wanted to create an event on our farm where our CSA members could come out and not only eat a top-notch meal made with produce straight off our fields, but also walk our vegetable beds and experience our farm first-hand in a truly first-class kind of way,” Kurt said. The Bench’s hired a local chef, Edward Logan, to prepare the meal. “We knew chef Ed from Terra (State Community College) and knew that he would do some creative stuff that would make our produce shine,” Bench said. Corinna said the setting - in the midst of the 10-plus-acre farm – made the culi-

Guests Christine Galvin, left, and Alison Crocker sipped wine and sampled hors d’oeuvres before dinner while the music of a classical guitarist wafted over the fields. nary experience more vivid. “Seated at my table, watching the stunning sunset, then seeing the winter squash and cabbages and tomatoes growing just yards away from me, the meal took on another level. We were eating this food that had a story behind it,” she said. “Many of our customers had never made the drive out here. It was something we wanted them to see.” Shared Legacy holds several family events during the year, including a pesto fest, tomato canning workshop, hayrides and bonfire/pumpkin hunt, but the dinner was an idea the Bench’s had been considering for a couple of years. It was time to try something more elegant, Corinna said. Another dinner will be planned for next year. This past spring was a turning point for

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Were you surprised at the suicide of Ariel Castro? Yes No To cast your ballot, go to www.presspublications.com Phillip Bartel Toledo “The longest thing I’ve ever waited for is a roller-coaster... honestly.”

Erin Bach Genoa “The birth of my first born child because you don’t know what to expect.”

Tom Logan Walbridge “Waiting for the results of my daughters bypass surgery.”

Judy Eskilsen Oregon “Long lines at the title bureau. It always takes all day there. Also long lines at the grocery store.”

Katie Warner Perrysburg “The longest and toughest, but most rewarding wait I have ever encountered was the birth of my first daughter, Maddison. Every day of waiting was worth it."

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Unintended consequences are a common phenomenon Dare to Live

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The pitfall is not recognizing them and making necessary changes.

“The Law of unintended consequences holds that almost all actions have at least one unintended consequence. Unintended consequences are a common phenomenon, due to the complexity of the world and human nature.” In spite of the best of intentions, there are often unintended consequences which detract from the original objective. These unplanned outcomes are often surprising and may even lead to new problems. Rob’s best friend, Al was experiencing financial difficulties after being laid off from his job. Al asked Rob to borrow some money for a month or two until he could find employment. Rob readily agreed to lend the money to Al. Since Rob had known Al for many years, he didn’t think it was necessary to put anything in writing. Rob had no doubt that Al would repay the loan. After several months, Al had not repaid the loan or made any payments to Rob. Rob didn’t ask Al about the money because he felt uncomfortable doing so. Al was uncomfortable seeing or speaking to Rob because he hadn’t gotten a job and couldn’t afford to repay the loan. The unintended consequences of Rob’s attempting to help Al are that Al stopped having contact with Rob and Rob seemingly lost a good friend. There are many unintended conse-

quences with children. A young child’s curiosity is peaked when he or she is told not to do something for their own safety. As a result, children are more interested

in engaging in forbidden activities than those which are permitted. A parent who helps their adult child financially runs the risk of the child becoming economically dependent on them, less ambitious, or even resentful if the parent asks to be repaid. Although the parent is only trying to help out, there is the risk of unintended consequences. As another example, it’s fascinating to observe how many people touch the paint when a “wet paint” sign is posted, in order to verify if the paint is really wet. The unintended consequence of the sign is having more people touch the paint than if no special attention was drawn to it. On cars, anti-lock brakes are designed to reduce accidents by preventing a driver from losing control as a result of locking up the wheels. However, after the introduction of anti-lock brakes, accidents actually increased because drivers were less cautious believing the anti-lock brakes would stop them in any conditions. Some restaurants, in an attempt to fairly distribute tips among the wait staff, utilize tip pooling where each employee gets an equal share of the tips. Although altruistic in its intent, this system results in their best employees earning fewer tips while the underperformers make more.

Agriculture department’s reckless plan My friend Jim, a farmer, jokes about bringing a bowl of manure and a spoon to the farmers’ markets where he sells his beef. “My beef has no manure in it, but you can add some,” he’d like to tell his customers. I’m sure you’d pass on manure as a condiment. But unless you’re a vegetarian or you slaughter your own meat, you may have eaten it. And if the U.S. Department of Agriculture moves forward with its plan to make a pilot program for meat inspection more widespread, this problem can only get worse. Manure isn’t supposed to wind up on your dinner table. It’s a major risk factor for E. coli and other foodborne pathogens. And, when the animals are alive, meat and poop don’t come in contact. It’s only in the processing plant where the contamination can take place. Since the days of Upton Sinclair’s The Jungle — a 1906 novel that brought the abysmal conditions in slaughterhouses to light — some things haven’t changed in the meatpacking industry. Companies increase profits by speeding up their operations. Once the animals enter, each worker performs one step in the process of turning the creatures into various cuts of meat, packaging them, and shipping them out. The faster this happens, the more animals the workers process, the more money the company makes. Unfortunately, the faster the workers go, the more mistakes they make. They work quickly, often with sharp knives or next to dangerous machines. One terrible mistake can result in a lost finger or limb. More often, workers suffer from injuries related to repeating the same motions, over and over. Severe tendinitis is common. Breakneck line speeds can result in inadvertent animal cruelty as well. A dozen years ago, The Washington Post described

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the problems once in an article tellingly titled, They Die Piece by Piece. As slaughterhouse workers do their best to fly through their work, one animal after another, their mistakes sometimes result in “fecal contamination.” In simple language, that means poop gets in the meat. This can happen when manure on an animal’s hide gets into the meat, or when the animal is gutted and the contents of its intestines make a mess. USDA regulations and inspectors are supposed to prevent this problem. The government limits line speeds so that plants can’t push for more profits at the expense of worker and food safety. And

it stations inspectors in slaughterhouses to make sure sick animals don’t become part of the food supply. That might change. Under the pilot program used in five hog processing plants for over a decade, the government reduced the number of USDA inspectors. The companies hired some of its own inspectors to replace the USDA ones. And line speeds increased by 20 percent. The result? The company’s own inspectors were more reluctant or slower to stop the lines when they spotted problems, The Washington Post observed in a new report. That means more poop in the meat. Three of the five plants using this system are among the top 10 worst in the nation for health and safety violations. This lousy system results in increased profits for companies, decreased costs for the USDA (since it employs fewer inspectors), and less food safety for American consumers. So what’s our government going to do about this? Despite the poor track record, the small number of plants involved, and concerns expressed by inspectors and the government’s General Accountability Office, the USDA’s on the verge of expanding that same failed pilot program to every pork plant in the nation. It’s also scaling up a similarly flawed poultry inspection pilot program. It doesn’t take a genius to figure out that this plan stinks. We have enough problems with foodborne illness already without making it worse.

Jill Richardson is the author of Recipe for America: Why Our Food System Is Broken and What We Can Do to Fix It. OtherWords. org.

The unintended consequences are that the best wait staff will leave for another restaurant where they are rewarded for their hard work while those who aren’t as ambitious remain since they are happy with the tip pooling arrangement. The tip pooling establishment loses its best employees to the competition. In your life, it’s important to be aware of any unintended consequences resulting from your actions. In spite of your best intentions, there are situations where the outcomes are not what you expected. Learn from your past experiences. Try to anticipate possible scenarios resulting from your actions. Remain flexible. Adjust your behavior as needed in response to any unintended consequences that arise. Don’t become discouraged because of unintended consequences. They are a normal part of life. The pitfall is not recognizing them and making necessary changes.

NOW AVAILABLE: “Dare to Live Without Limits,” the book. Visit www.BryanGolden. com or your bookstore. Bryan is a management consultant, motivational speaker, author, and adjunct professor. E-mail Bryan at bryan@columnist.com or write him c/o this paper. 2013 Bryan Golden

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Better solution needed To the editor: I find it very difficult to believe the main reason President Obama, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid want to militarily strike Syria is because chemical weapons were used on children. You can tell what a person really believes by his or her actions. I have not heard any of the three speak out against the atrocities committed by Philadelphia abortion provider Dr. Kermit Gosnell who was convicted of murdering babies outside the womb. Where was the outrage when this occurred? Now they want us to believe that they care about Syrian children? I’m afraid they only care about saving face since Mr. Obama arrogantly drew a red line. If he had never made this public statement, maybe Syria would never have used these weapons. Why challenge an atrocious egomaniac dictator? To show who is boss, he called Mr. Obama’s bluff. This administration needs to swallow its pride and work with other nations to come up with a better solution short of a military attack. Who knows what the repercussions of that could lead to. I doubt if it would be good.

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The Back Porch Swing Band will perfrom October 5 at Live in the House. with great acoustics. This show was the first of 10 in the Live in the House Concert Series co-sponsored by the Pemberville Freedom Area Historical Society and the Grand Rapids Arts Council and funded by the Ohio Arts Council. The schedule features accomplished musicians with Ohio ties and national reputations who specialize in “old timey music.” Biales kicked off the series and coming up are a string band, a bluegrass band, a couple of piano players, and two folk music and comedy teams, one of them reminiscent of the Smothers Brothers. Here’s a brief look to whet your appetite: Oct 5: The Back Porch Swing Band featuring three-time Ohio State fiddle champion Adam Jackson; Nov 2: The Dodworth Saxhorn Band, a 19th century brass band that uses antique instruments to play songs popular during the Civil War Era. You may have heard their

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31st annual Luckey festival heralds the arrival of autumn The 31st Annual Luckey Fall Festival will be held Sept. 27, 28 and 29 in Basic Park, located between Krotzer Avenue (SR 582) and Gilbert Road on Adams Street in the village of Luckey. The old-fashioned festival, which has become synonymous with autumn in these parts, mourned the passing of its longtime president, Larry Swartz, who succumbed to cancer Feb. 21. Fellow organizers remembered Swartz as a workhorse and the festival’s heart and soul, who was adamant that the festival continue. The festival will open Friday morning at 8 a.m. and run through 4:30 p.m. Sunday. Throughout the weekend, festivalgoers can enjoy craft displays, a flea market and exhibits featuring gas engines and tractors. There will also be a variety of food, apple butter-making, daily saw mill demonstrations, and a muzzleloaders encampment. Friday highlights include the Eastwood FFA Antique Tractor Pull at 10 a.m.; Bingo at 6:30 p.m. and the Luckey Area Business Tractor Pull, also at 6:30 p.m. Saturday events include breakfast at 7 a.m.; antique tractor weigh-in at 8 a.m., followed by the Antique Tractor Pull at 11:15 a.m.; a Classic Auto Display beginning at 10 a.m.; Bingo and Hobo Dinner at noon; Horseshoe Pitch at 1 p.m.; and a performance by Nashville recording artists The Connor Rose Band at 7:30 p.m. On Sunday, a 7 a.m. breakfast will precede a community church service, which will be offered at 7 a.m. Other events scheduled include a chicken barbecue in the bingo tent at 11:30 a.m.; a Horseshoe Pitch at 1 p.m.; Kiddie Tractor Pull at 2 p.m. (registration opens at 1 p.m.); Power of Yesteryear Club Raffle Tractor Drawing at 3 p.m. Admission is free. For more information, visit luckefallfestival.com or call Tom Loew at 419-467-8468. For information about the Antique Tractor Pull, call Dan Reitzel at 419-874-4850; about gas engines, call Terry Rothenbuhler at 419-575-3617; about antique cars, call Emil Slavik at 419-8336401 and the flea market, call Mike Hubbs at 419-287-3230. No hookups are available at the festival grounds. No ATVs will be permitted. All dogs must be on a leash. Quiet time will be observed after 11 p.m., when no generators will be permitted.

Family Briefs ter and Heartland of Perrysburg will host a Fall Festival Sunday, Sept. 15 from 12:302:30 p.m. at located at 10540/10542 Fremont Pike, Perrysburg. The festival will include entertainment by The North Coast Big Band, who will perform under the big tent; dancing with students from Bluffton University; a complimentary box lunch; tours of Perrysburg Township Fire Department’s fire truck; an antique car show; an appearance from Perry the Penguin, the Commons’ mascot, and Sparky, the Perrysburg Township Fire Department mascot. Thanks to sponsor Ohioan’s Home Care, the event is free for the community. For more details, call Susan Snoddy at 419874-1931.

Ice cream social & concert An Ice Cream Social & Concert will be held on the lawn of the Genoa Town Hall Sunday, Sept. 22 at 3 p.m. The event, which will be held rain or shine, will include music by the American Legion Band. A free-will offering will be collected to benefit the Genoa Area Chamber of Commerce Scholarship Fund.

The Luckey Fall Festival, which heralds the beginning of autumn in this area, will be held Sept. 27-29. (Press photo by Ken Grosjean)

Christian music concert The biggest stars in Christian music will rock the stage Saturday, Sept. 14 at Cedar Point as the park hosts its fifth annual PointFest music festival. Performances will start mid-afternoon and run throughout the night. On tap to perform are Building 429, whose recent album “We Won’t Be Shaken” debuted at the top of the Billboard Christian albums chart; Gospel Music Association’s Dove Award-winning Tenth Avenue North; Dove Award and Grammy Award-winning group Third Day; and Dove Award, American Music Award, Billboard Music Award and six-time Grammy Award-winning To-

byMac. General admission, junior, senior, season passholder and VIP gold tickets are available online now at cedarpoint.com. PointFest tickets include admission to Cedar Point, so concert-goers can enjoy the music as well as more than 150 rides and attractions. For more information and to order tickets, visitwww.cedarpoint.com/events/ plan-a-visit/events/PointFest. For group sales information, call 800-448-2428 and enter options 1, 1.

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Spay-ghetti fundraiser A Spay-ghetti Dinner and Silent Auction fundraiser to benefit Humane Ohio will be held Sunday, Sept. 29 from 5-8 p.m. at La Scola Italian Grill, 5375 Airport Highway near Reynolds in Toledo. Tickets are $30 per person and must be purchased in advance. Tickets are available at Pet Supplies Plus stores, by visiting www.humaneohio.org or by calling 419266-5607, ext. 111. Proceeds raised will benefit Humane Ohio, a non-profit organization that runs a low-cost spay/neuter clinic and pet food bank.

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Continued from pg. 14 a.m.-5 p.m. at 410 S. Erie St., Toledo. In addition to showcasing a wide selection of adoptable dogs, the event will feature kids’ activities and photo opportunities. Dog adoptions from Sept. 23-28 will include a free four-week obedience class. For more information, call 419-2132800.

White Cane Walk/Fun Run set The Sight Center of Northwest Ohio will hold its 6th Annual White Cane Walk Saturday, Sept. 21 from 9 a.m.-noon at the Flower Hospital campus, 5200 Harroun Rd., Sylvania. Funds raised will be used to help deliver services to people of all ages in the community who are blind or visually impaired. The event is also intended to increase awareness about the Ohio White Cane Law, which requires motorists to yield the rightof-way to blind pedestrians in public thoroughfares. “It is our hope that the White Cane Walk/Fun Run will raise awareness in the general public about issues facing people who are blind or visually impaired,” says Dawn Christensen, executive director of The Sight Center of Northwest Ohio. The one-mile fun run will follow the scenic walking path around the Flower Hospital Campus. The family-friendly event will include additional hands-on activities, games, raffles items and demonstrations. Attendees can also learn the basics of how to use a white cane and how to serve as a sighted guide to someone who is blind or visually impaired. In addition, the Bar 145 Celebrity Eating Challenge will challenge local celebrities to eat a three-course meal blindfolded, using appropriate etiquette and proper eating utensils. Registration for the walk/run will begin at 9 a.m.; the run will begin at 9:45 a.m., followed immediately by the walk. Registration is $15 per person or $30 for a family. Register at www.sightcentertoledo.org or call 419-720-3937 for more information.

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Genoa Street Fair The Downtown Genoa Merchants will present a family-friendly Street Fair Saturday, 21. The fair, which will include more than 50 vendors, inflatables for the kids, a fish pond, ice sculptures created by the chef at Genoa Care Center, and a Garden Tractor Pull (registration starts at 9 a.m.). There will also be plenty of entertainment, including the Genoa High School marching band, the Packer Creek Quartet and Antioch. A Cruiz-in Car Show will begin at 5 p.m.

Parenting class offered Most parents would agree that raising young children is a tough but rewarding job. The Children’s Resource Center will present its “The Incredible Years” course

designed to help parents of children ages 1-3 years help with juggling child-raising’s many challenges. Registration is being accepted for a group that will begin Sept. 24. The 12-week course will meet Tuesdays from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Bowling Green. There is no charge for the group and child care is available. Class space is limited; register by calling Kristin Nagel or Deborah Goldberg at the CRC at 419-352-7588 or toll-free 1-888466-KIDS. Supported by grant funds through the Wood Co. Family and Children First Council, “The Incredible Years” curriculum shows parents how to increase children’s self-esteem and self-confidence, strengthen their children’s social skills, discipline effectively and enrich children’s relationships.

The Wood County Educational Service Center will offer its free five-part “Guiding Good Choices” parenting series beginning Sept. 19 at 6:30 p.m. at Pemberville Elementary, 120 College Ave. The classes are designed to teach parents of kids 7-14 years old how to: • Reduce problem behaviors; • Establish clear guidelines and healthy beliefs; • Help their kids say no to risky situations; • Control anger and family conflict; • Involve everyone to strengthen family bonds. A light dinner will be served and childcare will be available for children age 4 and older. Weekly door prizes and attendance gifts will also be presented. During each class instructor Greg Bonnell will share tips for handling difficult behaviors “from tot tantrums to teen tirades,” offer pointers for avoiding addiction, and methods for preventing the arguments that can undermine family relationships. Guiding Good Choices is offered several times each year in various locations around Wood County. For more details or to register, call the Wood County Educational Service Center at 419-354-9010. Drop-ins to the class are welcome.

Lions and Tigers and Beers? The Toledo Zoo’s annual Zoo Brew will be held Friday, Sept. 20 from 7-11 p.m. In addition to a wide range of craft beers from pilsners to pale ales, the adultsonly event will include grazing on assorted appetizers and live entertainment by Skoobie Snaks in a wildly fun atmosphere. Tickets, which must be purchased in advance, are $40 for zoo members and $45 for non-members. New this year, VIP options include extra sampling tickets and exclusive access to premium craft beers, along with bourbon tasting, a Toledo Zoo souvenir glass and early access to the event. Call 419-385-5721, ext. 6001 by 3 p.m. Sept. 19 to reserve a spot. For more information and a schedule of all the activities, visit toledozoo.org/zoobrew.

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Federal Duck Stamp contest The Federal Duck Stamp, also known as the Migratory Bird Hunting and Conservation Stamp, is selected from hundreds of submitted works of art each year by distinguished judges. For every dollar sold, 98 cents are used for the lease and purchase of critical habitat for waterfowl, wetland birds and other wildlife. To date, the Federal Duck Stamp is one of the world’s most successful wildlife conservation programs, raising $850 million to preserve 6.5 million acres of habitat. This year, the contest for the selection of the 2014-2015 Duck Stamp will be held at Maumee Bay State Park Conference Center in Oregon, from Sept. 27-28. Judging will take place Friday, Sept. 27 from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 28 from 8 a.m.-noon, when the winner will be announced. The public is encouraged to attend the event, which will include fun activities for

all ages. More information about the ceremony and events can be found at www.fws. gov/midwest/2013duckstamp. To coincide with the contest, Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge will hold a dedication ceremony for the Bob Hines Refuge Ranger Station from 3-4 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26. Hines, an Ohio native, painted the Duck Stamp in 1946 and went on to work for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service for 33 years. The ranger station will honor his legacy by hosting hundreds of students each school year and connecting art and nature through environmental education and public interpretive programs. Ottawa National Wildlife Refuge is located 15 miles east of Toledo or 16 miles west of Port Clinton on SR 2. All events are free and take place at the Visitor Center unless otherwise noted. Call 419-898-0014 for more information. For a complete listing of public programs at the refuge, visit www.fws.gov/refuge/ottawa.

The 1946-1947 Federal Duck Stamp designed by wildlife artist and conservationist Bob Hines. Photo by USFWS.

National wiener dog races to come to Perrysburg The 10th Annual Wiener Dog Nationals to determine the fastest Dachshund in the United States will be held Saturday, Sept. 21 at the W.W. Knight Preserve on River Road in Perrysburg Township. The event will highlight the annual Mutt Strut, the biggest fundraiser for the Wood County Humane Society. “We are really excited to have them because they are such a large organization and they have a very strong following so we are definitely excited to have all these race fans out to support our event as well,” said Jessica McClure, humane society spokesperson. “The races are a wildly popular annual event and are expected to attract Dachshund lovers from three states,” McClure said. “It’s a national event that people from the area can register their dog to compete in races to see who wins the prize of the fastest Wiener dog.” Dachshunds compete in a drag race style run where winners advance for a chance to win the coveted Wiener Dog National’s Trophy. The deadline for registra-

It’s a national event that people from the area can register their dog to compete in races to see who wins the prize of the fastest wiener dog.

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tion is Thursday Sept. 19th. There is a $6 registration fee per dog and all of the proceeds go directly to the Wood County Human Society. Any Dachshund can be entered along with one human per dog to coax them to the finish line. Minors may participate however they will need to be accompanied by a parent or guardian for check-in.

“Everyone has to meet the check-in time from 8:30-9:30 a.m. Races start at 10 a.m. All dogs will get to run a minimum of two races in the first round,” McClure said. The wiener dogs are placed in the starting gates by their owners then the owners take their places at the finish line. They may possess bells, whistles, toys and anything other than food to coax their pooches to the finish line when the gates are opened. Preliminary races will be run from 10 a.m. to 1:45 p.m. with the finals starting at 2:25 p.m. Strap on your walking shoes, grab your pooch and come strut your mutt at the Mutt Strut. The day will also feature fun-filled family activities like a walk-a-thon for the shelter, the Beauty PAWgent, unicycling/ juggling by Andrew Schuman, the Blue Booth photo booth by Jeff Beach Photo and vendors for shopping. Also, Ruby the Red-Eyed Tree Frog from WTOL will be there and Max and Erma’s mascots. There will be free dog advice from K-9 Solutions and a variety of family friendly activities. Best Friends Forever Rescue will be there with some of their adoptable dogs and the Humane Society will also bring some of their dogs as well

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for anyone who is interested. “There will also be the Mutt Strut Beauty PAWgent that will start at 11 a.m. where we crown a King and Queen. It is one of our most popular events,” McClure said. “Anybody and everybody can sign up for the pageant the day of the event. There is no fee.” There is a $15 registration fee for everyone participating in the Mutt Strut. There will be prizes for the Top Pup which is for the largest amount raised by someone 14 years old or younger, as well as prizes for the Top Dog which is for the largest amount raised by anyone 15 years of age or older. “Our goal this year is to earn $15,000,” McClure said. “With the Wiener Dog Nationals and the nice weather we are supposed to have this weekend we’re hoping for a good turn out and that all the animal lovers in the area will come and support us. In the past we have had over 200 people there and we are expecting to have much more this year.” For more information, go visit http:// www.woodcountyhumanesociety.org. For more on the Wiener Nationals and a complete list of rules visit http://www.hammerwebpublishing.com/wdn2013.

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September is a great time to sit back and enjoy the garden By J.K. DePeal Garden Writer news@presspublications.com September marks the end of the summer season and the onset of fall, which officially begins Sept. 22. As the weather grows cooler and milder, we’ll see the change in the plants, shrubs and trees. Foliage begins to change and the colors of the berries and fruits become more prominent as the leaves die back and fall. An early frost can occur in September and, if so, it will affect the fall foliage color and when it will peak in Ohio. For Ohio, the usual peak color period is from mid- to late-October. Early frosts are often mild this month and do not damage most annuals, which will keep blooming until the first hard frost. September is a wonderful time to enjoy your gardens as the tasks of weeding and watering are less demanding now and the milder weather often brings out the best in many flowers and foliage plants. With Sept. 22 not far away, the following reader questions bring up some fall interests. Q: Will the mums I plant in the fall come back next year? A: We are seeing mums for sale in the garden centers now because this is their peak time for blooming. They handle the cool fall weather well and produce some beautiful bright colors for our tired garden beds, planters and gardens. However, they come back in the spring more dependably if they are planted in the spring. To give fall planted mums a better chance of coming back, it is a good idea to cut them back when they have finished blooming and give them a good mulching after the ground freezes. Planting mums in the fall in a protected area also will help them during the cold months. Established mum plants should be divided in the spring by removing the plant, cutting out the dead center and replanting the strong outside shoots. Q: My perennials are beginning to look dry

Get Growing the day to prepare them for later planting in gardens of beds. This practice helps young plants to adjust to growing outside after being raised indoors or in greenhouses. “Hardening off” in the fall is a process that helps prepare established plants in beds, yards and gardens for the cold, harsh weather of winter. This process is accomplished by withholding water so that growing shoots can lignify (produce a tough, hard coating) so that they are prepared to better tolerate the cold. This process also stops any new, tender growth on plants.

We are seeing mums for sale in the garden centers now because this is their peak time for blooming. They handle the cool fall weather well and produce some beautiful bright colors for our tired garden beds, planters and gardens. and leggy. Which ones should I cut back now and which ones should I cut back in the spring? A: Any diseased perennial should be cut back now and all of its foliage removed and destroyed so that the disease organisms will not winter over in the ground and reinfect plants next year. Phlox, peonies, and bee balm should be cut back now for this reason. Asparagus and irises can also harbor harmful insects and should be cut back now. On the other hand, some perennials add winter interest to the garden with their dried flowers, seed heads and foliage. Other

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Q: What plants can I use along with my mums for more fall color in my flower bed? A: Asters are available now and can add shades of pink, cream and lavender to your beds. Ornamental cabbage or kale is another possibility. They come in colors of fuchsia, white, cream, pink, red and yellow with outer leaf edgings of green. Peacock varieties of kale have outer foliage that is almost feathery which will add interesting texture and color to fall flower beds. September Tip: September is a great time to add top dressings (such as compost, manure, peat, etc.) to your soil but it is not the time to fertilize. Fertilizing will encourage new growth on plants that will be too weak to handle to winter weather ahead. Top dressing, on the other hand, will add nutrients to the soil that need the winter to break down and provide you with richer, more fertile soil for the plants that will need it in the spring. If you have garden questions or tips for other gardeners, send them in to dpl3@accesstoledo.com.


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Eastwood senior quarterback Jake Schmeltz (16) takes the snap in the Eagle's 17-13 loss to Clyde. Preparing to provide pass protection is 6-foot-1, 246 pound offensive tackle Shane VanVorce (50). (Press photo by Lee Welch/FamilyPhotoGroup.com)

Wildcats eye another marquee win over Eagles By Yaneek Smith Press Contributing Writer sports@presspublications.com

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For any coach trying to rebuild a program, there is often a marquee win that helps to steamroll the process and turn things in the right direction. Last season, Woodmore may have notched that important win against Eastwood, defeating the Eagles, 27-20, in Week 9, giving the Wildcats hope for the future and the belief that they may have finally turned the corner. Britton Devier took over as coach at Woodmore in 2010 and, since then, has seen steady progress. He’s hoping that this is the year his club turns that corner and establishes itself among the league’s elite teams. Last season, the Wildcats improved their win total by two games and have begun this season 2-0. On top of that, they’ve won impressively, defeating Port Clinton (55-7) and Cardinal Stritch Catholic (56-6). But now is where things get interesting. Woodmore, which faced Tiffin Calvert, a 2012 playoff team, last Friday, travels to Pemberville to face an Eastwood club that will likely compete for a Northern Buckeye Conference title. In two games thus far, the Eagles have defeated powerhouse Patrick Henry (40-21) and lost a heartbreaker to another top Northwest Ohio program, Clyde (17-13). In Week 3, Eastwood hosted Oak Harbor, another quality program. Despite going 5-5 last year, the Eagles, led by 32nd-year coach Jerry Rutherford, now one of Northwest Ohio’s best-known names in prep football, are poised to bounce back and compete for a league title and a spot in the playoffs. Four of their five losses in 2012 were by close margins, an

Portage River Battle Woodmore Wildcats @ Eastwood Eagles Freedom Field Friday, September 20 7 p.m. indication that if things go their way this year, they could be looking at an eight to nine win season. Devier knows that defense is where his team will really have to perform if they want to win. “I’ve heard Eastwood is running some spread concepts this year,” Devier said. “They always have speed and it’s tough to stop an offense that has so many weapons.” Eastwood is where the Wildcats want to be — at or near the top of the conference and in contention for the playoffs every year. Defeating the Eagles could do wonders for Woodmore’s program, but Eastwood is certainly not ready to back down from their place near the top of the league. The Eagles, who operate the Wing-T offense, have thrown the ball more than usual this season. In their win against the Patriots, senior quarterback Jake Schmeltz connected on 6-of-10 passes for 108 yards and three touchdowns. Against the Fliers, Schmeltz threw for 88 yards and a touchdown.

The primary running backs for Eastwood are juniors Devin Snowden and Brennan Seifert and senior Brent Schlumbohm. Junior Grant Geiser has seen some action, scoring on a 27-yard touchdown run in the opener. Schmeltz, a three-year starter who plays cornerback on defense, says the Eagles will not take the Wildcats lightly. “(Woodmore) is a good team and has a good quarterback and some nice skill players,” Schmeltz said. “They run their offense well. Offensively, we need to execute and know what we’re doing blocking-wise. Defensively, we need to keep playing hard and swarming to the ball and make plays.” The Wildcats, who have scored 111 points in two games, are led by quarterback Jake Matwiejczyk, a two-year starter. In the opener against PC, he completed 15of-23 passes for 247 yards, spreading the ball around to receivers like Dan Sprinski, Malachi Brown and Evan Ulinski. On top of that, Matwiejczyk ran 16 times for 122 yards. Running back Tony Rozzi helped to complement the passing attack, running for 101 yards on 17 carries. Devier says Woodmore has to take that next step now. “Anytime you play a good team, it’s an opportunity to show your best,” he said. “With Genoa and Eastwood in our conference, we, along with the other schools, have been forced to get better or get beat up on.” He loves the way his team’s spread offense is getting the job done without relying exclusively on their passing attack. “We have been committed to running the ball effectively this year,” Devier said. “However, we rely heavily on our screen and quick game to move the ball. As for balance, we run whatever works. If that means we throw 50 times, we do that.”

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Matwiejczyk, Wildcats having fun in up-tempo offense By Mark Griffin Press Contributing Writer sports@presspublications.com There really is no secret to Woodmore’s up-tempo spread offense. “We try to play faster than you can line up,” coach Britton Devier said. “We’re trying to run the few plays we run and execute them better than you can defend them.” Senior running back/linebacker Tony Rozzi said the Wildcats’ offense is so fastpaced “you don’t realize how well the coaches condition you.” “The refs have had to slow us down because they’re breathing so hard and they can’t get the ball placed fast enough,” Rozzi said. “It’s fun. You don’t realize how fast you’re going. One of our scoring drives against Port Clinton, we ran 10 plays in 2 minutes, 30 seconds, and that was a 70yard drive. The coaches are the ones pushing us every day to get better. They’re really supportive and they expect big things out of us.” Woodmore (2-0) breezed through its first two games, beating Port Clinton 55-7 and Cardinal Stritch 56-6. The schedule gets more difficult beginning Friday, when the ‘Cats travel to Tiffin Calvert before opening the Northern Buckeye Conference season at Eastwood. Regardless, the Wildcats are putting up the offensive numbers they expect each week. Woodmore’s offensive starters only played the first half and the first series of the third quarter against the Redskins and Cardinals. Senior quarterback Jake Matwiejczyk is 30-of-45 passing for 453 yards and five touchdowns, and he has rushed for 210 yards and six touchdowns on 25 carries. “I love it,” Matwiejczyk said of the offense. “We have a lot of speed all around, we have a great line. Our offense is built on speed. The faster we can go, the faster we can score. We’re comfortable right now, but we can do better. We need to be better every week.” Rozzi leads the team in rushing, with 25 carries for 221 yards and three touchdowns. Senior receivers Evan Ulinski (8 catches, 104 yards, 1 TD), Malachi Brown (5, 137, 1) and Dan Sprinski (7, 107, 2) are pulling their weight. “Most of our receivers are seniors, and I’ve been playing with them since about the fourth grade,” Matwiejczyk said. “I have all the confidence in the world in those guys. I know if I throw it to them, they’re going to run the right route and they’re going to catch it.” Devier said Woodmore wanted to commit to running the ball more effectively this season out of its one-back, four-receiver set. Rozzi has become the featured back after splitting time in the backfield a year ago. “He runs hard,” Devier said. “This year he’s getting all the carries, and through two weeks he’s done a heck of a job. He’s a super kid who would do anything you ask. He’s going to go as hard as he can, no mat-

Woodmore senior running back Toni Rozzi looks for running room in the Wildcats’ blowout win over Port Clinton. (Press photo by Dean Utendorf/ WoodmorePhotos.com)

Woodmore senior quarterback Jake Matwiejczyk. (Press photo by Dean Utendorf/ WoodmorePhotos.com) ter what. If you ask him, he would give the credit to his offensive line. The line is really coming together so far.”

The Wildcats knew what they were going to get out of All-NBC receiver Ulinski this season. They were also expecting

big things from sophomore wideout Zach Sandwisch, who tore his ACL during a preseason scrimmage and is out for the year, but the other receivers have stepped up to fill the void. “Ulinski is the toughest pound-forpound kid I’ve ever seen,” Devier said. “He’ll play his guts out for you. Dan has been our shutdown corner for three years now, but offensively he had never blossomed. This year he’s catching the ball and running good routes. Malachi is as fast as they come. He runs track and he’s big, about 195 pounds. He started off as just our kicker, and over the last couple years we’ve stolen him from the soccer team. He’s been having a heck of a year.” The key to the offense, however, is undoubtedly Matwiejczyk, who has “looked very good so far,” according to Devier. “He’s improved in every aspect,” the coach said. “He’s naturally a great runner and he’s gotten more comfortable in the offense, and his reads are all there. He worked really hard all summer and all offseason on throwing downfield passes. That’s what we were missing last year. We never had a downfield threat. His reads in the passing game and the ability to throw downfield have seen the most improvement.” If the Wildcats are going to contend for an NBC title and their first playoff berth since 2001, they’ll have to keep up the pace on offense and continue to play good defense. The next two weeks will be a good indicator of where Woodmore needs to be. “I like how everyone just has confidence,” Rozzi said. “I have confidence in my teammates, that they’re going to do their job. I don’t have to worry about, say, our right guard, making sure he gets his block so Jake can throw the ball. I guess you could say we all believe in each other.”

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In the postseason, anything can happen. We just want to take it game by game.

After four years as the volleyball coach at Clay, Tracy Donnelly is taking on a new challenge. Donnelly became new coach at Cardinal Stritch Catholic in late July, so she and the Cardinals players are still kind of getting to know each other. “We’re a little behind the 8-ball because we got a late start,” said Donnelly, who is Stritch’s fourth coach in four years. “We started (practicing) Aug. 1 and they’re adjusting quickly. They’re starting to get into the flow of games.” After Tuesday night’s win at Northwood, the Cardinals were 2-2 and 2-0 in the Toledo Area Athletic Conference after beating Gibsonburg and losing in five sets to both Delta and Eastwood. “Our first match, against Delta, I made a few mistakes,” Donnelly said. “We had some injuries, and there is a learning curve on both sides of the court. They have to figure me out and I have to figure them out, which girls can handle pressure and which girls I can say, ‘hey, relax.’ I’m getting to that point. We’ve only been through three matches and every match is a little different.” The Cardinals return four starters and seven seniors to a team that reached the Division IV regional semifinals last season before losing in three sets to sixthranked New Washington Buckeye Central. Stritch’s returning starters are senior setter Alexa McCourt, senior middle hitters Jennifer Trumbull and Allie Heyman, and sophomore outside hitter Maggie Merren. McCourt has aspirations of playing college volleyball. “Alexa was a setter last year, so she’s kind of the quarterback and runs the offense,” Donnelly said. “She’s in charge of making sure the right hitters get the ball at the right time. She does a pretty good job and understands the game.” Donnelly said Trumbull is more suited to being an outside hitter but has been moved to the middle because of an injury. “One of the other middle hitters had a concussion early on, so we put Jennifer back in the middle,” Donnelly said. “She’s a very good blocker. Real steady and evenkeel. She’s one of those people you can go to when you need a big point.” The coach said the 5-foot-10 Heyman is the team’s emotional centerpiece.

Cardinal Stritch Catholic senior libero Caty Rieker sets for senior Kristen Zalewski (3) and senior setter Alexa McCourt. (Press photo by Doug Karns/KateriSchools.org) “She’s a person when she makes a big play, she gets excited and gets the team fired up about stuff,” Donnelly said. “She

just has that fiery attitude you like to see in your players. She gets emotional and helps lift them up.”

Merren is a “very hard worker,” according to Donnelly. “She plays all the way around for us,” she said, “kind of that person you look for to be there all the time and kind of hold things together.” Starting outside hitter Lauren Loucks, who is 5-11, is the Cardinals’ tallest player. “Lauren is one of those athletes you love to have,” Donnelly said. “She just jumps through the sky, so we have to contain her. She thinks she has to hit the ball 100 miles per hour, and she has to learn that’s not always the best way to play the game. She’s one of those people who is fun to watch, because she can put the ball down.” Other starters include senior libero Caty Rieker and senior right side hitter Kirsten Zalewski. “Caty is just all over the floor defensively,” Donnelly said. “She also had a concussion – I’ve never had a player with a concussion in my coaching career, but I’ve had two this year. She hit her head on the floor and didn’t play full time. She’s just coming off the injury, so we put her back in slowly. She’s only played about half of the rotations. “Kirsten is a lefty, so everything that comes off her hand comes off weird to everybody. She’s not a power hitter, but she’s real smart and she’s a team captain. She leads by example and keeps the ball in play. She’s a hard worker and she does a nice job blocking.” Donnelly said the Cardinals’ No. 1 goal is to reclaim the TAAC title – they finished second last year – and make it back to regionals. “I’d like to go back and make another run at regionals,” she said. “In the postseason, anything can happen. We just want to take it game by game.”

Mike Donnelly leaving Clay for St. Ursula Academy position P.J. Kapfhammer, Oregon school board president, said Clay athletic director Mike Donnelly turned in his resignation on September 10. He said the resignation, which must be approved by the board, will be on the agenda for the September 18 meeting. Kapfhammer said the school has begun a search for a new AD. “He (Donnelly) has accepted the job at St. Ursula and has turned in his letter of resignation,” Kapfhammer said. “I do believe it will be accepted.” Donnelly said, “I am grateful to have had the opportunity to work and coach at my alma mater. I am going to miss the teachers, coaches, and staff that work hard every day to make our community a better place. “The job of athletic director in a large school district is difficult, stressful, and time-consuming. I want to spend a little more time raising my two daughters with my wife and working at St. Ursula will provide me an opportunity to do that.” The Oregon school board in 2007 hired Mike Donnelly as the new Clay football coach. Donnelly took over the Eagle football program from Jeff Lee, who announced his resignation after the 2006 season.

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Donnelly began as an assistant administrator for the school district during his first two year contract with a salary of $46,000. He lives in the Oregon district and has a bachelors’ degree in chemistry from Wittenberg University. After six years at the helm of the Clay football program, Coach Mike Donnelly announced his resignation after the 2012 season. His teams went a combined 29-31, including a 7-3 record in 2008. During his tenure at Clay, his teams broke 19 school offensive records. Donnelly says the highlights of his career including coaching University of Michigan starting safety Jordan Kovacs,

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Mike Donnelly who was named the Wolverine’s MVP in team voting, who picked Kovacs over Denard Robinson. He also coached former Ohio State and current Chicago Bears receiver Dane Sanzenbacher while he was an assistant at Central Catholic, where his 2005 team won one Division II state championship during a 10year stint. In 2005, he was named Assistant Coach of the Year in Northwest Ohio. Donnelly, a Clay alumnus, was also a wide receivers coach at Wittenberg University in 1997, helping a team that went 9-1 and won the North Coast Athletic Conference. He remained athletic director at Clay until this month. He spoke about his foot-

ball resignation at the Clay fall sports banquet, citing his health as one of the reasons for his decisions. “For the past six years I have had the wonderful opportunity to influence high school students’ learning and development as head football coach,” Donnelly said. “During this time, I have also taken on the role of athletic director, a job that perfectly fits my passion for athletics. Over time however, the demands and high profile positions of athletic director and head football coach have taken its toll on me physically and mentally,” he continued. “Additionally, the time spent away from my wife and children to pursue my dreams have meant missing many family functions. I have come to the decision that for the betterment of my health and wellbeing that I resign from the position of head football coach.” A 1993 graduate of Clay, Donnelly was previously the offensive coordinator at Central Catholic, where the team went to five playoffs, won two league titles, and won the Division II state championship in 2005. During the seven years with Donnelly serving as an assistant, Central teams went 61-21. In addition to the state championship, Central Catholic’s 2005 football team had 22 straight wins between 2005 and 2006. (— Melissa Burden contributed to this story)

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The Press Box Turner-Smith gets 7 kills as Owens wins By J. Patrick Eaken Press Sports Editor sports@presspublications.com Sara Turner-Smith (Cardinal Stritch Catholic) tied for the team-high in kills (7) as the Owens Community College volleyball team upended Lakeland Community College in straight sets, 25-11, 25-21, 25-10, at home this week. Jazmine Thomas and Tiffani Hobbs each added seven kills, while Stephanie Kipp added six. Ciarra Wirick led the team in assists with 18, while Jessica Cooper added 12. Lisa Urbanski had teamhighs in aces (2) and digs (20). Wirick (12) and Cooper (11) also contributed in digs. Dominique Yates led the team with four blocks. The Express are now 6-6 overall and 20 in the Ohio Community College Athletic Conference. This was their fifth straight victory – and all five wins were in straight sets. Their next action was Saturday as they hosted Columbus State Community College and Jackson College. (— contributed by Nicholas Huenefeld/Owens Sports Information)

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tended the first game held in The Glass Bowl in 1937 against Bluffton College. “I have always gotten a simple enjoyment out of going to the UT games. It is always a good game, no matter who they play,” Burkhart said. Burkhart has been unable to attend a Rocket game since 2008 due to health problems. Thanks to Perrysburg Commons and the UT football department, he will lead the team onto the field during their first home game on Saturday. More than 40 of his family and friends will be in attendance to cheer him on. The Heart’s Desire program gives residents at Perrysburg Commons and other HCR ManorCare facilities nationwide, the chance to fulfill their wishes with the helpful planning and support from the staff and surrounding community. Thousands of Heart’s Desires have been granted since the program’s inception in 1997. Burkhart, a native of Toledo, retired after 28 years of service with the city of Toledo as the assistant law director and chief counsel. He also owned a private law

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Ten local players are getting job done for Express By Nicholas Huenefeld and J. Patrick Eaken sports@presspublications.com Owens Community College forward Jessica Grindle (Northwood) scored three goals and added one assist to lead the Express women’s soccer team past Mercyhurst North East, 7-0. This was the first multiple goal game for Grindle, a sophomore who had previously scored eight career goals in separate games. It was the third time in her career that she recorded at least one goal and one assist. She now has a team-high five goals this year. Her seven points mark the fourth most in a single game in Express women’s soccer history. However, the scoring was done by a list of local players that looks like a Who’s Who from the Alan Miller Jewelers AllPress Soccer Team. There are 10 former local prep players on Owen’s team that were All-Press selections at one time or another. Sophomores include Grindle, defender Tara Preble (Lake), forward/midfielder Taylor Avers (Woodmore), defender Marissa Ramirez (Northwood), and midfieler/defender Samantha Starkey (Eastwood), midfielder Kelly Zurvalec (Oak Harbor). Freshmen include three Clay recruits — midfielder Abby Groll, forward/midfielder Kendyl Christian, and midfielder/ goalkeeper Megan Soncrant. In comparison, the Northern Lakes League, considered one of the best in the state, has three players — sophomore forward/midfielder Haley Gasser (Sylvania Northview), sophomore defender Elizabeth Theaker (Maumee), and freshman defender Lacee Ortman (Sylvania Southview), so the majority of Coach Mary Whisler’s Toledo metro area players are coming from this side of town. The Express (3-2 overall) traveled to Adrian, Michigan to take on Siena Heights University’s JV team on Sept. 13. Their next home game is Sept. 18 against Cincinnati State Technical and Community College at 4 p.m. The Express offense peppered Mercyhurst North East’s goalkeeper, Olivia Shear, all day. While the Express outshot Mercyhurst 31-0, they also posted a 10-0 advantage in corner kicks. The game marked the second shutout of the season for the Express defense. Grindle got the Express out to a 2-0 lead early as she scored just 4:30 and 6:31 into the game. Later, Gasser scored her second goal of the season with just under four

Jessica Grindle prepares to strike the ball for her second goal of the day while getting a hat trick. The sophomore finished with three goals and one assist. (Photo by Nicholas Huenefeld/Owens Sports Information) minutes left in the first half to give the Express a 3-0 lead at the break. Gasser assisted on Grindle’s first goal, while Brittany Powell assisted on Grindle’s second goal. Gasser’s goal came when she stole the ball from a defender and lofted a nice shot over the goalkeeper’s head. In the second half, the Express continued to pressure the Mercyhurst North East defense. Their first goal of the half came when Soncrant was fouled deep in Mercyhurst territory in the 52nd minute. Theaker took the free kick and directed it into the top left corner of the net for her first career goal. The next goal came in the 60th minute when Grindle crossed a shot from the left, which Groll headed in for her first goal of the season. The Express went up 6-0 when Starkey scored her first career goal in the 64th minute. Ramirez headed the ball off a corner kick to Starkey, who delivered the shot. Grindle then drilled a laser of a shot into the top corner of the net in the 70th minute to finish the scoring. Lacee Ortman picked up her first assist on the goal. Erika Brinkman started in goal for the Express. She did not face a shot on goal in the game’s first 81 minutes before being re-

placed by Soncrant for the rest of the game. Soncrant saw her first minutes of the season in goal during this game. The backup goalkeeper spends most of her time at midfield for the Express. Theaker now has one career goal to go along with an assist she had last year. Powell and Groll now have one goal and one assist in their first year with the Express. Ramirez picked up her second career assist. Ramirez nearly scored her first career goal late in the game on a header off a corner kick, but the ball hit the crossbar and was cleared out. Against Schoolcraft College, Christian’s late goal wasn’t enough as the Express women’s soccer team dropped a 3-1 home decision. The lone goal for the Express came at the 73:21 mark when Tara Preble made a strong move against a defender to retain possession on the right sideline and made a cross to Christian, who scored her second goal in the past two games. Schoolcraft, however, had previously scored at the 14:54, 56:43 and 64:05 marks. Earlier in the season, Jill Burkholder and Haley Kreger each scored a goal as the Express women’s soccer team

Rockets’ soccer off to a fast start

Oak Harbor senior Connor Eli (9) tries to maneuver past Genoa senior midfielders Nathan Witt (8) and James Waltos (22) as Rocket senior cocaptains David Birchall (4) and Tate Haar (8) look on. (Press photo by Russ Lytle)

By Yaneek Smith Press Contributing Writer sports@presspublications.com Precision passing, great defense, excellent scorers, solid play from the goalkeeper, and a special chemistry can unify a soccer team. That’s been the recipe for success for the Oak Harbor boys’ soccer team. At 9-0 overall and 5-0 in the Sandusky Bay Conference, the Rockets are off to a start that has seen them dominate opponents, outscoring them by a combined 66-3 thus far. “The juniors we have, this is their third year with the team, and we planned ahead (for this)” said third-year coach Ken Filar. “We knew we had a good group with this junior class. We worked with the kids, got them in the varsity games as freshman and sophomores; that’s what we try to do with our training. They’ve bought into it and they’re seeing results.” That’s not to say that Filar isn’t appreciative of his seniors, sophomores and freshmen. One of his seniors, Connor Eli, who transferred from Genoa, leads the team with 18 goals and another, Derek Wood, joined the team this season after previously playing football. The other three are Trevor Hanely, David Birchall and Tate Haar, arguably the team’s best player. Last year, Haar earned all-district and first-team SBC honors. Prior to last season, Filar asked Haar to move from forward to center midfielder. The move has certainly helped as Oak Harbor’s most versatile player can now devote more time to playing defense. But that’s not to say he hasn’t been instrumental in helping the team score. In

defeated No. 11 Muskegon Community College 2-1. Grindle got her first assist of the season on Kreger’s goal. Burkholder’s goal was unassisted Kreger scored about 20 minutes into the game as the Express took an early 1-0 lead. The Express got a little revenge as Muskegon ended the season for the Express last year in the Region XII tournament with a last minute goal. In a 5-0 win over Lake Michigan College, Gasser, who missed all but one and a half games last year due to injury, scored the team’s first goal in a 5-0 win over Lake Michigan College. Gasser deposited the ball into the top right corner of the net on a shot from near the left sideline to put her team up 1-0 with 22:01 left in the half. The goal, which came on an assist from Abby Groll, would spark an offensive onslaught for the Express. Just less than six minutes later, with 16:16 left in the half, Burkholder was taken down in the box and converted the ensuing penalty kick for a 2-0 lead. With 7:24 left, Grindle put one past the goalkeeper before Brittany Powell raced down the left sideline and beat her defender and the goalkeeper for a goal with 1:47 left in the half.

fact, Haar leads the team in assists with 24. “We have a lot of team chemistry,” Haar said. “We had a couple of tournaments (before the season) and played alright and when we had tryouts, we found everybody’s strongpoint. We’re clicking, playing good ball and finishing well. “After my sophomore year, we didn’t have a center midfielder, so (Filar) dropped me back and it worked out. I adapted to it really well. Knowing that Connor was coming to fill my spot (at forward) made it easier. I worked harder knowing I’d have to be conditioned to play.” The two forwards leading the offense have been Eli and junior Andy Burnette. The second-leading goal scorer on the team, Burnette has been on a tear lately, scoring

nine goals in the last four games, including two hat tricks. The rapport on the field between Eli and Burnette is like poetry in motion. The two players are working like they’ve been passing to each other for years, and with the help of the midfielders, that regularly presents them with scoring opportunities. Filar says that in addition to having athletes with high soccer I.Q.’s, the team has chemistry and camaraderie. In fact, the team named four players, Haar, Birchall, Tim Poiry and Brandon Schimming, as captains. “Nobody ever talks about how many goals they have,” Filar said. “They’re very unselfish and team-oriented.” On the other end of the field, there are

six primary defenders — Wood, Schimming, Tyler Sievert, and James Walters with Donovan Damron and Tyler Bowlick off the bench. “(This season) has been tremendous,” Schimming said. “Everybody is team-first, nobody’s selfish. And nobody’s letting up, regardless if we’re down or up. Our goals are to get shutouts. We take tremendous pride in (playing defense) — it starts with us and we know that. The forwards thank us when they score and we prevent other teams from scoring and that helps the forwards. “Coming into this year, we didn’t know what to expect. We had a lot of new people and there were some departures from last year. We just want to try our best and we’ll never give up.”


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Genoa back Casey Gose running past, through defenses By Jeffrey D. Norwalk Press Contributing Writer sports@presspublications.com

Genoa senior back and split end Casey Gose tries to look past Oak Harbor sophomore defensive back Kalob Vargas (23) as University of Wisconsin-bound 6-foot-5, 308 pound Genoa offensive lineman Mike Deiter gets in position to block. The Comets routed the Rockets on their home field, 63-7, as Gose scored four times. (Press photo by Harold Hamilton/HEHphotos.smugmug.com)

...you have to play for each other for good things to happen.

In a contest that featured Genoa running back David Nutter, Oak Harbor back Andrew Heberling, and Genoa ball carrier Jake Wojciechowski, it seemed fitting there was a bolt of lightning at this year’s “Celestial Bowl.” In this 41st meeting between Genoa and Oak Harbor, the lightning came courtesy of 5-foot-10, 174 pound G-Town senior Casey Gose, who scored four touchdowns. He runs the 40 in 4.44. He’s got nimble feet, makes a lot of people miss, sees the field and uses his smarts to make decisions, which goes along with a 3.389 GPA. Gose ran all over the host Rockets’ field on his way to scoring four touchdowns in the Comets’ 63-7 win, which helped Genoa improve to 2-0, take home the 2011-2013 “Celestial Ball” trophy, and improve to 17 wins in the all-time series. Oak Harbor leads with 24 wins. “The Celestial Bowl definitely means something. It’s a huge, huge rivalry, and a huge momentum game and it just always feels good to play great against a rival,” said Gose, a 17-year-old wide receiver, defensive back, return man, and all-around X-factor for the Comets “These two schools are so close. The rivalry has been going on for awhile now. And the atmosphere…it’s just incredible. I just think it’s a great game to be a part of,” added Gose. Coach Tim Spiess said, “Casey Gose understands you only have one opportunity to be a high school student-athlete, and he’s taking full advantage of this opportunity. His kickoff return against Oak Harbor was pretty special. He is a gifted competitor who brings his best every night.” As one of Genoa’s emotional leaders, he is the latest in a line of Gose gridders who have worn the maroon-and-gray. That line includes father Mike (1989) and uncles Johnny (‘87) and Dan (‘98), all of whom starred at wide receiver and defensive back. “It’s really special for me to carry on my family’s name, but I also play for the many, many other guys who have come before me and worn the Comet uniform,” Casey continues, “and I love to go out there and lay it all on the line for my teammates, too. Because I know I get the same thing in return from them. And you’ll get that exact same response from everyone else on this team, because we believe football is just not an individual sport, and that you have to play for each other for good things to happen. “And while I’d love to leave Genoa with a (championship) ring,” he adds, “my goals are to just keep being a leader, and making sure the job gets done for the team on the football field.” The Comets’ lethal special teams units are certainly getting the job done so far this year, and Gose is one element. “For the past several seasons, we have coached special teams with as much passion as we do our offense and defense,” Spiess said. “If you are lucky enough to be on our special teams units, you are guaranteed a lot of important playing time. Cody Pickard is a special player for our special teams. Nick Wolfe is an outstanding short and long snapper. Wolfe, Tyler Rozek, and Jake Wojciechowski have been extremely important to our kickoff and punt teams. The players just understand the importance of special teams.” One of Gose’s scores came off the Rockets’ first punt of the game at the 9:51 mark

of the first quarter, which Gose fielded at about mid-field, danced with for a step or two, and then turned on the after-burners down the home sideline, toting the rock for the night’s first six behind a textbook escort of blockers. His second TD came nearly 22 minutes later, this time on a 78-yard kickoff return, after he gathered in the Rockets’ offering to start the second half at his own 22, showed his veteran poise to let the play develop, and then outraced the entire Oak Harbor coverage team through an alley — this time down the visitor’s sideline. About midway through the first half, Gose scored his third touchdown when he took the rock in from about 12 yards out for an easy run. Later, he made one of the prettier plays of the night look that much prettier, when he caught a 47-yard strike from senior quarterback Logan Scott, and proceeded to outrun the defense to pay dirt again. “Honestly, Logan made one of the best plays of the night,” says Gose. “He started scrambling, and a defender had him, but he shook him off, and threw me a great pass on the run. I was only open because everyone thought he was going to be down.” Gose maintains that it was his punt return that put the biggest smile on his face.

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“I think that punt return set the tone for the whole game and was a huge momentum swinger for the whole team,” interjects Gose. “But I’ll tell you, I couldn’t have asked for better blocking on that return because everything hit just right, at just the right time. “I personally think that special teams are one of the most-important things in a football game because they can be such a huge momentum swinger,” he adds. “Kick-

ing is huge, punting is huge, returning is huge…and I think any game can come down to the little things like that. “As a team, we put a lot of time into special teams practice. We do them every day during the week, and I’d like to give a shout out to our phenomenal (junior) kicker Cody Pickard and really everybody who plays special teams for us,” says Gose. “Without all 11 guys out there on the field doing their jobs, nothing good could happen.”

Genoa Vipers win East Suburban tourney title The Genoa Vipers are the East Suburban Softball League tournament champions. Team members are (front) Lillian Schwalbe, Shelby Wagner, Courtney Chapinski, Annabelle Huss, Ellie Huss, (back) Gina Goodman, Cracie Collins, Olivia Keaton, Jewell Collins, Lauren Martin, and Lily Kegerize. Not pictured are team members Marley Mollenhauer and Ashlyn Hilbert. The Vipers are coached by Jodi Goodman, Jodi Martin, Craig Wagner, and Mike Collins.


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This Week in Government County opts to reduce tax collections By Larry Limpf News Editor news@presspublications.com For the third time since 2000, the Wood County commissioners have opted to reduce tax collections of a levy that funds the adult and protective services programs of the county’s Job and Family Services Department. The commissioners have requested the county budget commission reduce the levy collection by half for 2014 – an estimated savings for taxpayers of $1.86 million. The commissioners said the JFS staff has been “extremely responsible” with expenditures covered by the levy. The commissioners asked the budget panel to forgo collecting the millage entirely in 2011. In other business, the commissioners announced the completion last week of a new restroom on the first floor of the county office building that complies with the American with Disabilities Act. The new restroom is located between the board of elections and emergency management agency offices. The office building was constructed in 1976 – prior to the passage of the ADA. Loan backed by county The Ottawa County commissioners have approved a loan agreement with the Ohio Department of Transportation for financing a hangar renovation project at the Erie-Ottawa Regional Airport. The county will be the guarantor for the project in the amount of $985,750.

Special meeting called The Ottawa County commissioners will meet in special session Sept. 16 at 1:30 p.m. to discuss the county’s employee health insurance plan. Board meeting The Ottawa County Board of Developmental Disabilities will hold its monthly meeting Sept. 16 at 5:30 p.m. at the board office, 235 N. Toussaint South Rd., Oak Harbor. Meetings are open to the public. Tax panel holding final session The Tax Reform Study Committee will hold its last meeting to receive public input Sept. 17 at 1 p.m. at the Ohio Statehouse in Columbus. To offer testimony contact Alex Goodman at 614 644-7928.

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Real Estate Transfers Week ending Sept. 6 Benton Township 9-5-13 Shirley Markley Estate to Hartman Kremer, LLC, 13816 West Toussaint Road, vacant land $350,000. Bay Township 9-5-13 DC 3131 LLC to Nugents Canal Point Property Owners, West Canal Street, new split $50,000. 9-5-13 Jamie M. Ashton to Sandra K. Heilman, 2641 South Mulcahy Road, $55,000. Carroll Township 9-6-13 Randall W. and Christine M. Roth to Robert A. Witt and Kristin M. Quisno-Witt, 3221 North Lakeshore Drive, $145,000. 9-6-13 William F. Gomola to Timothy and Teresa Sinclair, 8806 Canada Goose, $52,500 Clay Township 9-4-13 Richard and Lenore Harmeyer to Zeller Farms, Inc., West State Route 51, vacant land $33,000. Catawba Township 9-3-13 Linda Zobrist to Sumner E. and Cheryl D. Walters, 5715 Commodore, $370,000. 9-4-13 Elizabeth M. and E. Robert Cain to W.W. Emerson company, 5647 East Farrow, $70,000. 9-5-13 Wilda M. and John C. Hawker to William H. and W. Marjorie Peters, 1530 NW Catawba Road, $152,500. Danbury Township 9-3-13 Rhonda I. Botti to Karmat Development, LLC, 529 Erie Beach Road, part int $42,500. 9-3-13 Michael I. Botti to Karmat Development, LLC, 529 Erie Beach Road, part int $42,500.

9-4-13 Harry A. and Carol A. Coe to John and Christine Pritchard, 2403 South Split Rock Drive, $84,000. 9-6-13 Ronald D. Karns to Cheryl L. and Albert F. Huff, 278 Worthy Road, $88,000. 9-6-13 Glenn and Marie E. Cunningham to Clyde F. Shetler and Deborah A. Vyn, 1950 North Nan, $320,000. Erie Township 9-3-13 Russell E. Ellebruch et al to Jeffrey and Patricia Abel, 211 north Lakefront, $87,000. 9-4-13 Kenjohny Company to Curtis M. Baxter, Unit A-111 Port Clinton Storage Condo, $33,900. Harris Township 9-3-13 Robert Wegman to Andrew T. Long, 1402 South State Route 590, $127,000. Port Clinton Corp. 9-3-13 William and Dorothy Jilek to Jay A. and Renee M. Krebs, Unit G-1 Grande Lake Villas Condo, $22,000. 9-6-13 David N. Oberle to Pedro Arellano, 215 West Third Street, $94,900. Portage Township 9-3-13 Matthew C. Statler to Charles J. Walters, Unit 218 Catawba Storage Units, $35,000. Salem Township 9-4-13 Larry C. and Cheryl Dohy to Timothy D. and Kathleen K. Pratt, 9629 West State Route 163, $78,500. Oak Harbor Corp 9-6-13 Charles E. Boyk to Kimberly A. Beggs, 210 South Robinson Drive, $52,000.

Navy Midshipman James A. Smith, son of Jennifer Smith of Walbridge, and James Smith, of New Caney, Tex., recently completed “Plebe” Summer at the U.S. Navy Academy. Plebe Summer began on Induction Day, June 27 and concluded after seven challenging weeks of basic midshipman training. Smith is a 2013 graduate of St. Francis De Sales High School.

Police Beats Wood County Sheriff’s Dept. - Cash, credit cards, a safe and empty jewelry box were reported missing Sept. 6 from a residence in the 21000 block of Dunbridge Road, Bowling Green. Deputies said someone used force to get through the front door. - Electronic games, computers, jewelry and a check book were reported stolen Sept. 6 from a residence in the 5000 block of Middleton Pike, Luckey. - A resident of the 1200 block of Fremont Pike on Sept. 6 told deputies he noticed fraudulent activity in his banking accounts, including purchases at a Meijer store and a travel plaza in Monroe, Mich. - Outboard motors, small engines and tools were reported missing Sept. 4 from a building in the 24000 block of East Broadway. The building is shared by three businesses with work areas separated by chain link fences.

Crime log Lake Twp. – An air conditioning unit was reported stolen Sept. 6 from a residence in the 4300 block of Frey Road. - Michael A. Bylow, 55, Walbridge, was charged with disorderly conduct Sept. 9 after an incident at a residence in the 5000 block of Moline-Martin Road. - Mark D. Allen, 24, Cleveland, was charged Sept. 8 with theft, possession of drugs and drug paraphernalia after allegedly trying to steal merchandise from the Love’s Truck Plaza. - Jacob T. Terrill, 20, Millbury, was charged Sept. 7 with unauthorized use of a motor vehicle after his mother filed a complaint. Christine D. Hanley, 35, Arizona, was charged Sept. 6 with criminal trespassing at the Petro Travel Center.

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Lindsey

Trustees Meet the 2nd and 4th Tues. of the month at 6 p.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd. Jerusalem Twp. Food Pantry, open 2nd Wed. of every month, 9-11 a.m. at the township hall, 9501 Jerusalem Rd.

Elliston

Free Carnival for all ages Sept. 14, 11 a.m.2 p.m., Elliston Zion UMC, 18045 W William St. Concession stand will be open. Free Movie Night & Popcorn Sept. 21, 7 p.m., Elliston Zion UMC, 18045 W William St. Film will include, “Rise of the Guardians.” Red Cross Blood Drive Sept. 21, 8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Elliston Zion UMC, 10845 W. Williams St. on Saturday Sept. 21st from 8:30 am to 1:30 PM. Appointments are requested and may be made by contacting LisaAnne at 419-250-1188 or visiting redcrossblood.org. Brunch will be provided by the church for those who donate blood. W.O.W. will begin Sept. 25, 6-7:30 p.m., Zion United Methodist Church. Bible stories, music and fun; no meal served this year. Info: Leslie at 419290-3866.

Elmore

Storytime for Preschool-Age Children Wed. at 11 a.m. at the Elmore Library, 328 Toledo St. Call the library at 419-862-2482 for more info. 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.

Genoa

Elderlife Celebration Day Sept. 15, 10:30 a.m., St. John’s UCC, 1213 Washington St. Rev. Paul Deppen and his family will be present for a special honor and recognition of his influence and encouragement of the Board of Trustees to get the Elderlife first building built. A reception will follow the service in the church hall. All-You-Can-Eat Pancake Breakfast Sept. 29, 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Genoa Legion Hall, 302 West St. Featuring pancakes and sausage, eggs and biscuits and gravy. Carryouts available. For hall rental info, call Tom at 419460-3265. 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 benefit 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. Crafters and Venders Needed for 1st Annual Fall Festival at Brunner Campus Sat. Oct. 5, 10 a.m.4 p.m. Booths available for Mom2Mom sale. Info brunnercampus@aol.com.

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 offices for info.

Millbury

American Czech and Slovak Dance Club Dance Sept. 29, 2-6 p.m. Millbury Fire Hall. Music provided by Martin Brothers Plus. Admission $8. Food, pastries and other refreshments will be available. Donations of pastries appreciated. No other carry-ins permitted. Crafters Needed for St. Peter’s Christmas Craft Bazaar to be held Dec. 7 from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Millbury Fire Hall. For info, call Sandy at 419-6935435 or leave a message at the church by calling 419-836-3243. Crafters Needed for a Christmas Bazaar to be held Dec. 7, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Millbury Fire Hall. Info: Call Sandy at 419-693-5435 or the church at 419-836-3243.

Oak Harbor

Downtown Oak Harbor Farmers’ Markets sponsored by the Oak Harbor Area Chamber of Commerce will be held from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. on the 4th Sat. of each month through October at the Log Cabin Park on North Church Street. Along with fresh produce, vendors are invited to sell quality poultry products, fresh baked goods, herbs, fresh cut flowers, plants, fruit, cider, handmade crafts, garden décor, antiques, art, music, jewelry and gourmet food items. For info, call 419-898-0479 or visit www.oakharborohio.net. 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: 419-7073664.

Pemberville

Public Dinner Sept. 21, 4:30-6:30 p.m., Pemberville United Methodist Church, 205 Perry St. (corner of Maple and Perry). Serving roast beef, mashed potatoes & gravy, large salad bar, homemade dessert and beverage for $9. Bloodmobile sponsored by the Pemberville American Legion Auxiliary Sept. 24, 1-7 p.m. at the Legion Hall, 405 E. Front St. For an appointment, call 419-287-3210 or by contacting the Red Cross. Walk-ins welcome. 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.

Port Clinton

Gibsonburg

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 a copy of the book, call 419-6372173. Active Seniors invited to Meet & Eat at Gibsonburg Senior Center, 100 Meadow Lane. Lunches every weekday, educational and social programs, health assessments and more. Transportation and homedelivered meals available. 419-637-7947.

Graytown

Free Movie Night & Popcorn, Sept. 21, 7 p.m. Elliston Zion UMC, 18045 W. William St. Featuring “Rise of the Guardians.” Concession stand open.

Woodville

Luckey

Woodville Public Library, 101 E. Main St., will offer the following programs: Storytimes, Mondays, 7 p.m., featuring stories and crafts; Lego Club (K6) meets the 1st Sat. of the month, 10-11 a.m. through Dec. 7; Kidzart (K-6) meets the 1st Sat. of the month, 11-11-45 a.m. through Dec. 7.

Ottawa Co. Genealogical Society Meeting Sept. 17, 7 p.m., Ida Rupp Public Library, 310 Madison St. Speaker for the evening will be John Liske of the Oak Harbor Public Library Local History room, who will discuss the genealogical materials available at the Oak Harbor library. Ottawa Co. Safety Council will meet Sept. 18 11 a.m. at Magruder Hospital. Speaker will be Shawn Fox, who will discuss fraud investigation conducted by the Bureau of Worker’s Compensation. Registration required by Sept. 16. Ottawa Co. Republican Women’s Club Ice Cream Social and Fundraiser Sept. 22, 1-3 p.m., Lakeview Park Pavilion. Meet the candidates for the Port Clinton city election. Info: ocrwclub@gmail. com. Steak Dinner Sept. 28, 5-7 p.m., Walbridge VFW 9963, 109 N. Main St. Featuring baked potato, salad, vegetable and roll & butter. $10.

Walbridge

Euchre Tournament Oct. 5, 1 p.m. until finished, Walbridge VFW, 109 N. Main St. $10 entry fee includes free lunch. First, second and third place cash prizes. Fourth-place finish wins free entry into next tournament. Sponsored by Men’s Auxiliary.

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Ageless Wonders will meet for dinner Thurs. Sept. 12 at 5 p.m. at Bayshore Supper Club, 5307 Bayshore Rd., Oregon. Questions: Call 419-8363811. Mobile Food Pantry sponsored by the fire department auxiliary every 3rd Mon. of the month, 5-7 p.m., Fire Station 1, 4505 Walbridge Rd.

Village of Lindsey Farmers Market will be held the 2nd Saturday of each month through October, 9 a.m.-noon in the Village Park on Main Street. Open to vendors who wish to sell produce, baked goods, plants, crafts, candles, etc. A flea market area will also be available during October. Fee is $5 for unlimited space. For info, call 419-6652045.

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3465 Starr Ave., $129,900. Ranch, 3 bed, 2.5 Bath, 1+Acre, â&#x20AC;&#x153;Public Utilitiesâ&#x20AC;?

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1702 Norcross Dr., $103,900 Character describes this home! 3 Bedrm, 2 sty sun room faces North. Natural woodwork, hardwd floors, oversized 2.5 det gar, floored attic. One owner. Family Estate. 156 W. Chantilly Rue, $124,900 2 Car attached garage, all one level, 3-season enclosed sun porch. 1710 Daniel, Lake Twp., $157,000. High quality Villa, Pella windows, 2 Bdrm, 2 Ba Master Bed Rm sliding door to Private Deck. Oak six-panel doors, Great Room, Appliance Package, 2.5 car att garage, neutral colors

108 North Goodyear St. $78,000 2 story, 4 bed, Oregon

INVESTMENT REAL ESTATE 8750 Cedar Point Rd., $279,000 Oregon, 5+ acres, 3 Bedrm 2 bath all one level. All glass enclosed 4 season sunroom.

email: brads@realtor.com www.RealtyValueToledo.com

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WOODVILLE 420 South St., 3 bedrooms, 2 baths, 2 car garage, new roof and flooring, 419-862-9212

LANA RIFE 419-344-9512 LanaRife.com $117,900

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Nice Selection of New & Pre-Owned Homes! 2 & 3 Bedroom, Pet Welcome! Lot Rent Starting @ $190/mo., Contact Walnut Hills/Deluxe Family Communities 419-666-3993

Sites Available! Move your New or Newer Pre-Owned Home into one of our nice family communities. Certain Restrictions Apply. Low Monthly Lot Rent. Subject to Park Approval. Contact Walnut Hills/Deluxe @ 419-666-3993



 



House for Rent. North of Alexis, west of Douglas. 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath. Freshly decorated, screened porch, garage, fireplace, air conditioned. Gas budget $97. No smoking, no pets. Credit check. $1,150 per month, plus deposit. 419-787-6921 or 734-848-9446 Millbury, 1 & 2 bedroom apartments, appliances included, no pets, $350-$450 plus deposit. 419-2622870. Millbury, 3 bedroom house with detached garage. Cason St. $750./mo., + $500 deposit. No pets/smoking 419-346-4283

LIKE NEW! 16 X 64 Schult 2 Bedroom / Central Air Awning / Shed Monthly Lot Rent $210

Contact Walnut Hills/Deluxe Family Communities 419-666-3993



 

*** PUBLISHER'S NOTICE *** All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act. As amended, prohibits discrimination in the sale, rental, and financing of dwellings, and in other housing related transactions, based on race, color, national origin, religion, sex, familial status (including children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women, and people securing custody of children under the age of 18), and handicap (disability). To complain of discrimination call HUD toll-free telephone number 1800-669-9777, for the hearing impaired is 1-800-347-3739. *Equal Housing Opportunity* *2 Bedroom Lower Apartment, Nice Eastside Location, Washer/Dryer included. $450mo./ + $450. deposit. No Pets. 419-698-8446 or 419376-2936 2 Millbury Townhouses to Pick From, Both have 11/2 baths, 2 bedrooms, W/D hookups, No Pets, Starting at $565.00. 419-260-7583 3 bed home East Side, Lebanon St., driveway, very clean, $500/mo. plus all utilities, no pets. 419-7799839 3-bedroom house, Oak Harbor with garage, fenced yard, downtown. Available October 1st. Quiet neighborhood, $750 plus utilities Appliances available. Call 419-898-2053 CURTICE, Nice 2 bedroom twinplex, appliances, water, garbage, lawn service, storage shed provided, No pets, References, Deposit required. $515/mo. 419-849-3963 East 2-bedroom lower $400/month, 3 bedroom upper $425/month plus deposit/utilities. New carpet, appliances, washer/dryer hookups, no pets. 419-691-3074 East Side, 2-3 bedrooms, Prentice Park Area, $525/month w/$300 deposit. Call 419-843-6655.

East Toledo 2 Bedroom apartments, 24 Poplar #2 48 Poplar $400/mo +$400 Security Deposit 419-283-7322 East Toledo, Genesee Street 1-bedroom upper apartment, $475/month, all utilities furnished, near bus line, no pets.

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1620 Greenwood, Raymer School, 2 bedroom Ranch, attic storage, $575/mo., Danny 419-354--5269 Licensed Realtor-OH.

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Walbridge, 3-bedroom, 2-bath house, washer/dryer hookup, ½ basement, references, first/last month, $895/month, 419-836-7604 after 6pm.

WALBRIDGE-1 bedroom upper, $375/mo. +deposit/utilities, no pets/smoking. 419-693-1786 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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ESTATE AUCTION 27 Unit Multi Family Apt Building Wednesday, October 9th, 2013 @ 12NOON Location: 2144 W Sylvania Ave, Toledo, OH 43613



  

  

Quiet 5 acre country lot for sale in Clay Twp., Genoa Schools, 419-4828303.



 

 

1999 Patriot double wide, Lake Township, 3 bedroom, 2 full baths, open format, fireplace, excellent condition, $23,000/OBO. 567-686-2120

2001 Patriot, 3 bed, 2 bath, walk-in closets, $5,000 down w/loan assumption, Transferable Warranty on roof. Call 419-3776565

ELMORE, 4 bedroom, 1 ½ bath, 2 ½ car garage, C/A, 90% efficient furnace, new kitchen carpet, appliances included. 419-849-2449

Genoa Loft Apartments. Brand new construction with great layouts. Laundry on site: 668 sq ft one bedroom with large bedroom and kitchen, all new appliances. $650 monthly. 501 sq ft 1 bedroom studio with floating floors throughout. $500 monthly. No pets or smoking. Deposit is one month rent. Call 419680-2089. Genoa- Clean 1 bedroom lower in quiet neighborhood, all utilities included, $495./mo. Call Matt 567-2770210. Gibsonburg, Country 2 bedroom house, 1 car garage, appliances, Woodmore School, No Pets/Smoking, $495/mo., + deposit. 419-559-7235

Wow! This conveniently located and extensively updated 3 bedroom 1 ½ bath brick ranch with basement & attached garage offering a new kitchen, baths, windows, wall texture, flooring, paint, heat & air, appliances and much more is sure to please. One look and you will agree. Call for more info.

LOT SALE INDIAN TRAIL ESTATES

2201 Old Trail Drive, Northwood, OH. $31,000 Reduced, Now $29,500 â&#x20AC;˘Deed Restrictions â&#x20AC;˘All Utilities Underground â&#x20AC;˘Lake Schools Other lots 100x160 and larger from $35,900

727-580-2243

Classifieds Deadline: Thursdays at 1:00 p.m. 419-836-2221 or 1-800-300-6158 classified@presspublications.com - (Closed Fridays) Delivered to - 36,047 Homes, businesses and newstands in Lucas, Ottawa, Sandusky & Wood Counties

 

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



  

Auto Parts Person Full Time, No weekends. Advantage Ford Lincoln, Fremont, OH. 419-334-9751 ask for Bob.

Automatic Transmission Technician Full Time, No weekends Ford certifications a plus! Advantage Ford Lincoln, Fremont, OH. 419-334-9751 ask for John. 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 Busy housecleaning service looking for energetic team members who like to clean. No evenings, weekends or holidays. Call 419-8730949.

Class A CDL MOTOR CARRIER SERVICE INC. â&#x20AC;˘ Regional/Dedicated Lanes â&#x20AC;˘ Earn up to .50 a mile* includes bonus â&#x20AC;˘ Additional Fuel incentive â&#x20AC;˘ Great Home Time â&#x20AC;˘ Full Benefits Package â&#x20AC;˘ Become part of our Family Call for Details (419-705-8371) THE DIFFERENT TRUCKLOAD CARRIER www.mcstrucks.com

DRIVERS: Need Home Time, Miles? Dedicated Home Daily! CDLA, 1 yr OTR. NEW Sign on Bonus: $3000! MTS. 800-748-0192 x10162

East Toledo, Large 1-bedroom upper unit, all utilities included, $450/month, 2218 -1/2 Caledonia. 419-697-0611

Efficiency, 1, 2 and 3 bedroom homes and apartments available. 419-472-0550 for more information. Toledo area. Section 8 ok. The House Stop, LLC

OPEN HOUSE 9/22/13 NEW LISTING â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 314 E Perry, Walbridge Asking $134,900 2 TO 4 PM

Class A Drivers OTR and Local Opportunities 419-705-8371

Butler Street Nice Large 2 bedroom upper, $410/mo., + utilities. 1 some pet considered 419-698-9058

EAST TOLEDO- Brick Twinplex, very nice 2 bedroom, basement, $435/mo +utilities, deposit, no pets. 419-867-1059

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Yorktown Village

1 & 2 Bedroom Townhouses & Apartments

â&#x20AC;&#x201D; 25+ Years Experience â&#x20AC;&#x201D; email: jzeisler@remax.net

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OREGON SCHOOLS -1506 Groll 3 bedrooms, quiet neighborhood, full basement, 1 car garage, $750 +deposit. 419-704-2760 Quiet- 2 Bedroom Brick Townhouse Apartment, Utility Room, 11/2 Bath, Near Woodville Mall, 1516 Owen Rd., $555.00 Lease. No Pets. 419-467-9432

John Zeisler

Move worry-free with Johnny Z.

Woodville â&#x20AC;&#x201C; large 2 bedroom apartment, newly decorated, C/A, water included. 419-849-2449

Oak Harbor Schools/Elliston, 3 bedroom house, W/D hookup, deposit and lease required, 419-855-7028

602 N. Main, Walbridge Beautiful, spacious 3 bed, new windows, central air, huge garage, double lot!!

 

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Brick Structure, 2 Story Building built on a crawl space & basement, consisting of mostly 1BR units w/ living room, kitchen, full bath, and closets. There is a 1BR efficiency. All units are vacant and property needs some catch up maintenance and repairs. Sets on 3 lots in a convenient area. This property offers a lot of income potential and has a lot to offer - look it over and be prepared to bid your price. Terms: 10% down day of sale, balance at closing. 2% Buyers Premium to beAdded. Taxes prorated to closing. James E Thomas Estate Debra A Thomas, Executrix - Lucas Co Probate Case #: 2013EST1411 Adrian Ribovich, Atty of Mockensturm Ltd.

WILSON AUCTION & REALTY CO., LTD. 825 N. Main Steet Bryan, OH 43506 Toll Free - 866-870-5500 Auctioneers: Wayne M. Wilson CAI, Brent J. Wilson CAI

www.WilsonAuctionLtd.com

Earn up to $12.50 per hour working at Beck's Pizza in Woodville. Beck's is in need of new employees. Call Tess at 419-367-4712 or stop in the store at 1115 West Main in Woodville for an application. EXPERIENCED GRILL COOK NEEDED APPLY IN PERSON AT:



  

Internet Marketing Specialist Full Time Call Cal 419-334-9751 Advantage Ford Lincoln Manufacturing and Warehouse Positions with Select Staffing at Calphalon In Perrysburg, OH and Bowling Green, OH.. 1st , 2nd and 3rd Shifts available Assembly and Production Machine Operators Pickers and Packers/Distribution All candidates will be administered a background check and drug screening. Must provide proof of HS Diploma or GED. Pay rate $9.00/hr Please apply at www.wegetpeople.com and call (419) 662-2244. EOE. Michigan company expediting in the Toledo, Ohio and Monroe, Michigan areas. We are looking to fill 15 driving positions RIGHT NOW. These are dedicated shuttle moves from our customer to the Chrysler Jeep plant in Toledo. This is a 24/7 operation (depending on customer needs) where you will be home to sleep in your own bed daily. We offer competitive pay, benefits (health/dental and eye), 401K program, and flex spending account. We are a strong growing company and need good drivers to help us continue this growth. Please call 734-281-6610 ext 1043 for more information.

Newspaper layout/design openings part-time. Experienced in page maker, InDesign, Photoshop and Adobe Reader. Send Resume to: toljour@aol.com

OREGON MFG Jobs We are recruiting for entry level assembly and manufacturing jobs. Great Opportunity for long term positions that can possibly lead to hire with an increase. Pay Rate is $8.00 per hour. First Shifts available with the start time of 4am or 6am. Drug and Bkg checks will be conducted. HS Diploma or GED is required. Email or fax resume to toledo.oh@manpower.com with Oregon in the subject line or fax to 419-893-6245 or call MANPOWER 419-893-4413 and mention this posting.

R CAFE 638 MAIN ST. GENOA Housekeeping/Laundry Bethesda Care Center in Fremont is hiring PT housekeepers/laundry aides Apply online at http://care-profiler.com/CareProfiler.php?customer=294 EOE M/F/V/D

COUNTRY CHARM CLEANING Hiring Dependable People with Reliable Transportation $8 - $12 per hour 6763 N. Wildacre Rd â&#x20AC;˘ Curtice

419-836-8942

Part-time maintenance, requires electrical, plumbing and basic maintenance for residential properties, driver's license required and able to pass background check. 419-2663349 SALES OPPORTUNITY NABF College World Series media publications/sponsorship. Commission only. Call 419-936-3887, leave name and phone number.

FULL TIME CHILD CARE TEACHER NEEDED ECE degree. Send Resume by Sept 19 to Cheryl Amborski 1020 Varland Ave Toledo, Ohio 43605


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Little Wonders Child Care center afternoon infant teacher Must have Assoc. Degree or Higher. Morning/Evening Sub. Call 419-691-3783 for information



 



Child care in my Millbury home, with references, non-smoking, free meals, CPR Certified, lots of TLC. 419-836-7672.







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* Antiques * Buying all types and estates, including old toys, advertising items, Watches. 419-351-7014 or 419-6915808

Day - Eve - Weekend Class Job Placement

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

Truck Driving Schools Perrysburg 419-837-5730 Norwalk 419-499-2222 Is a Career Change What You Need? FREE info available regarding licensing requirements. Call about this financially rewarding career with a company known for itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Tradition of Excellence

We buy most anything from your garage! 419-870-0163

$ Buying WANTED $ all items Gold - Silver - Platinum â&#x20AC;˘ Coin Collections â&#x20AC;˘ Pocketwatches â&#x20AC;˘ Old Wristwatches Michael Tadsen Jewelers 4201 Woodville Rd., Northwood

419-698-1570

Mary Ann Coleman WELLES BOWEN REALTORS 419-698-5370



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Turnpike Service Plazas are hiring for:

LEGAL NOTICE Due to non-payment of rent the following units will go to Public Auction on October 4th, 2013 April Slover - #27 Jade Montgomery - #69 Dan McLaughlin - #5 Susan Eisenbrandt - #15 Tiffany Leach - #17 Rodney Armstead - #58

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Hiring for All Shifts and Shift Managers Part time Positions Available

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Requires high school diploma or GED and one year experience in social service with interviewing and meeting the public. Conducts interviews and assists applicants with program registration and obtains all applicable information; maintains and files accurate data for required reports and documents. Drug test and background checks required. Year-round, Full-time, $9.30/hr. Additional details and application are online at wsos.org/employment. Applications must be received by 9/25/13. EOE

RN and LPN Lutheran Home at Toledo, a ministry of Lutheran Homes Society is currently recruiting RN and LPNs for 2nd shift and contingent for our long term and skilled care units. Current OH licensure required. Experience in long term care is preferred or will train the right candidate. LHAT provides an excellent wage and benefit package. Qualified candidates can fill out an application at: Lutheran Home at Toledo 131 N. Wheeling Street Toledo, OH 43605 EOE

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Good looking, SWM, 53 years old, 6', 200 lbs, brown hair and eyes, college educated and professionally employed looking to meet a SWF without kids, age is open, for dating and possible long term relationship. Nurses, teachers or other professional ladies preferred but will consider all. Reply to: Resident, 5955 Fremont Pike, Perrysburg, OH 43551.

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



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





 

Basement Waterproofing Bay Area Waterproofing â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Waterproofing Expertsâ&#x20AC;? Guaranteed Work Basement and Crawl Spaces Wall Straightening & Foundation Repair Brick & Block Repair or Replace Flood Damage Cleanup 28 Years Experience Free Estimates Licensed & Insured Senior Citizen & Veterans Discount Call Now for a Dryer, Cleaner & Healthier Home 419-350-8662 General yard work including small trees, bushes trimmed or removed, yard cleanup. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Free Estimatesâ&#x20AC;? 419-250-5288/419-691-1809.

Home repairs, Painting, Concrete, Plumbing, Siding, Windows, Gas Lines, Sub pumps. 24 years experience and fully insured. 419-307-0548

   

Basement Waterproofing Bay Area Waterproofing â&#x20AC;&#x153;The Waterproofing Expertsâ&#x20AC;? Guaranteed Work Basement and Crawl Spaces Wall Straightening & Foundation Repair Brick & Block Repair or Replace Flood Damage Cleanup 28 Years Experience Free Estimates Licensed & Insured Senior Citizen & Veterans Discount Call Now for a Dryer, Cleaner & Healthier Home 419-350-8662

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





  

General house cleaning and offices. Reasonable, 30 yrs. experience and references. 419-6661753

Experienced Caregiver, Excellent References, Full or Part-Time, 419-269-5402 I do elderly care-home assistance , part-time. References upon request. 419-836-5293 I will work any shift. Reliable transportation. Any hours, any days. I am willing to do most any kind of work. 419-559-3212. 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

 

 

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 UDesign Home Interior Painting FREE ESTIMATES Standard, Custom Faux and Decorative Paint Resurface Bathroom and Kitchen Cabinets Call Todd @ 419-261-3991

           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





 

R's Roofing and Construction Tear Off, Re Roof, Metal/Rubber or Shingles, Locally Owned, Fully Insured. Will beat any competitors price. Credit Cards Accepted 419-654-1521







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Skyway Drive-In FLEA MARKET Located: On U.S. Rte 20 8 miles West of Fremont 5 miles East of Woodville

Open every Sunday 8:00 A.M. - 3:00 P.M. Vendors do not need reservations.

  

   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. Call Doug at either 419-855-3277 or 419-320-8565.

Ed's Mowing, Complete Lawn Service and Bush Trimming, No contracts. 419-693-9614 or 419-3491266





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"

 

Child care provided in my Oregon home or your home, volunteer parttime at Lucas County Children Services, references and very reasonable. Robin 567-218-4251



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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: tinyurl.com/7475cv6 or the district: www.d28toastmasters.org



Electrical Service Changes from fuses to breakers, 100/200 etc., House Wiring Specialist, 567-277-5333 (local)

Hardwood Flooring, Refinishing, Installation, and Repair Work. 18-yrs experience. Call Kyle 419-343-3719

The sale will be held at: Leonard's Auction House 6350 Consear Rd., Ottawa Lake Michigan 734-856-6530 Auctioneer Richard Leonard The Storage Bin 355 N. Wheeling St. Toledo, Ohio 43605 419-691-5140

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The Nursing Department at Riverview Healthcare Campus has openings for the following: PT LPN Charge Nurse. 2p-10:30p Every other weekend & 1 day/wk. Addâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;l possibilities of some 6a-6p shifts. FT LPN Charge Nurse. 12 hr shifts - 6p-6:30a 36hrs/wk. FT STNA. 12 hr shifts - 6p-6a - 36hrs/wk.

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CURTICE 10605 Veler September 19th & 21st 8am to 6pm 2 Wing Back Chairs, Cherry Finish, Armoire, Oak Finish Computer Armoire, Bookshelf, Washer, Electric Dryer/Stove, HolidayHome Decorating, Stamping/Craft Supplies, Misc. Kitchen/Household, Pampered Chef, Party Lite, Display Only 31 Bags NICE SHAPE, Womens Dress/Casual Clothes 16 to 20, Mens USMC/UofM Tees Large to XXL, CURTICE 6769 N. Reiman Between Rt 579 & Curtice Road September 18, 19, 20, & 21 (10-5) Lots of nice winter & fall coats, assorted sizes jeans, sweaters & sweatshirts, toys, bedding, household items, priced to sell. Lots of $1.00 items, plenty of nice things for everyone.







CURTICE WILDFLOWER SUBDIVISION MULTI-FAMILY Multi-family homes within Wildflower Subdivision September 19 & 20 (8-4) Look for the balloons on mailboxes! Selling: size large youth and size small young men NAME BRAND (some still with tags) clothes, NEW 3/4â&#x20AC;? oak, hardwood flooring, sweeper, light fixtures, a Thomas Kinkade recliner by LaZBoy, home accessories, custom made curtains, children's bedroom fan and accessories, baby stroller, 2 car seats, a Thomas the Train table and accessories, lots of books, 2 dog cages, Authentic Coach Purse, name brand clothing in boys and girls junior sizes 6 through 12, Tires/Rims for 2000 Mustang and LOTS more.

GENOA 22838 Hellwig Road September 18th, 19th & 21st 9am to 5pm Antiques, Girls Clothes 24m to Size 5, Lots of Odds n Ends HUGE BARN SALE! 15101 S.R. 2 at 590 September 18, 19, 20 & 21 (9-5) Lots of tools, band saw, wire welder, Harley parts, pop machine and cooler, restaurant equipment, riding & push mowers, heavy chains, dock ramp, 8 HP Honda engine, RC carriers and truck, BB gun collection. Lots of miscellaneous.

Huge Indoor Sale! Annual Church â&#x20AC;&#x153;Flea Marketâ&#x20AC;? New & Used Treasures Galore! First Apostolic Church 5701 Sylvania Ave, Toledo Near Holland-Sylvania Rd. Friday, September 20th 9am to 6pm Saturday, September 21st 9am to 4pm Bag Sales Begins at Noon on Saturday

LAKE TOWNSHIP 4152 Waltham Rd. (off of Pemberville Rd., near Woodville Rd.) Moving Sale! Sept 19-21 (9am-4pm) Over 20 years worth of items! MILLBURY 4625 Walbridge Friday, Saturday & Sunday September 20, 21 & 22 (9am - ?) HUGE MECHANICS GARAGE SALE! Volkswagon parts, Gas golf cart, Car dolly, Tools, 1995 Corvette, Parts cleaner, Generator, Bar signs, Garden tools, too many to to list!

NORTHWOOD 2118 Bailey Rd. (Off Woodville bet. Bradner and Walbridge Rds.) September 19 th, 20th 21st 8am to ? PIANO BABY figurines, Sony stereo w/receiver, pin collection, CRAFTS, kitchen utensils & collectibles, nautical collectibles, cookbooks, tools, alarm clocks, eagle and misc. figurines, vintage toys, puzzles, hats, purses & glassware, jewelry, Fisher Price, old children's books, toys, dolls & accessories, Raggedy Ann & Andy dolls, Cabbage Patch Dolls, Bears, Vintage Record Albums, hundreds of VHS & DVDs, Hot Wheels, Holiday decorations, Coca-Cola Collectibles, Antiques, Sewing Misc., Fishing misc., Wallpaper Hanging Board, Something for Everyone!

ELECTRICAL MAINTENANCE MANAGER Responsible for the supervision and administration of the maintenance department for a large lime plant and quarry operation including electrical and mechanical maintenance. Emphasis and background is on electrical and power requirements. Duties include coordination of repairs to plant equipment and also include coordination with operations to optimize cost savings, reduce production downtime and reduce maintenance costs. Directly supervise electrical and maintenance personnel. Candidate must have strong electrical and power background. Experience in PC and PLC preferred. Familiarity with JDE or other CMMS a plus. BS in Engineering (electrical or mechanical) required with a minimum of 5-10 years electrical and mechanical maintenance experience preferably in mining, aggregates, lime or related industry. Strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal) Salary commensurate with ability and experience. Benefits package available. Send resume to:

K. S. Emch Martin Marietta 755 Lime Road Woodville, Oh 43469 EOE

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NORTHWOOD Neighborhood Garage Sales & Moving Sales Baily Rd. (Woodville bet. Bradner & Walbridge Rds.) Sept. 19th, 20 th, 21st 8am to ? Antique armoire, film projectors, oak queen frame, baby crib, rooster/birdhouse dĂŠcor, vintage cameras, exercise equipment, PIANO BABY figurines, LOCAL homemade maple syrup, Sony stereo w/receiver, pin collection, CRAFTS, kitchen collectibles, nautical collectibles, FURNITURE, salt and pepper shakers, cookbooks, tools, alarm clocks, eagle and misc. figurines, vintage toys, puzzles, hats, purses & glassware, jewelry, Fisher Price, old children's books, toys, dolls & accessories, bears, Raggedy Ann & Andy dolls, Cabbage Patch Dolls, Vintage record Albums, hundreds of VHS & DVDs, Hot Wheels, holiday decorations, Coca-Cola Collectibles, antiques, sewing misc., fishing misc., wallpaper hanging board, something for everyone!







OAK HARBOR 13328 W. St. Rt. 105 (East of St. Rt. 590) Saturday, Sept. 14th (9am-3pm) Clothes, Kids Clothes, Toys, Toddler bed/Changing Table, Grill and Misc.

OREGON 112 S. Stadium Rd September 19, 20 & 21 (9-?) Kids Bikes, Tools, Jewelery, Clothing, Furniture, Collectibles, 1943 Cub Tractor Something for Everyone!







OREGON 2847 Seaman September 20th & 21st 9am to 5pm Tools, Barrels, Shelving Units, Lawn Chairs, Clothes 2X & 3X, Router, DVD/VHS players, Recliner, Luggage, Mobility Scooter, Large/Small Refrigerator, treadmill, antique treadle sewing machine, bamboo poles, 6' counter top, antique mirror

OREGON 3301 Corduroy Road September 19th, 20th & 21st 8am to 5pm Baby Items/Clothing, Womens Clothes plus sizes, Lots of Misc. Household Items



OREGON 527 Holly Dr. Sept. 19-21 (9am-3pm) Kids clothes 8 and up (Aero, Gap, Justice) a large Lego table, 15' trampoline, Jr. weight bench and golf clubs, baby furniture, games, toys and more!

WOODVILLE 616 W. Main St. Sat. & Sun. Only Sept. 21 & 22 (10am-5pm) Antique dresser drawers w/glass knobs, 2 antique Oak bi-fold french door, 49â&#x20AC;?x84â&#x20AC;? ea. Complete 125 gal. Saltwater Aquarium w/5 fish, 30 gal. Aquarium w/stand, filter, light, pool table 1950's, Maple drop leaf table & chairs, wicker rocker, pictures, books, 4 boxes ceramic tile.

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Operated By Mark Wells

419-836-FIXX (3499)

J.

Williams Concrete & Excavating

419-466-0554

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Handyman

J.N.T. HOME REPAIRS â&#x20AC;˘Painting FREE ESTIMATES â&#x20AC;˘Drywall â&#x20AC;˘Repair Fences Reasonable â&#x20AC;˘Tile â&#x20AC;˘Plumbing Fast Friendly Service â&#x20AC;˘Decks â&#x20AC;˘Electrical Insured and Bonded

MARK 419-855-4161

Automotive

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Auto Repairs

Truss-N-Joist Systems, Inc. DOUG EDWARDS GARAGE LLC Ford Specialist 2657 SR 300 Gibsonburg, Oh 43431 419-603-6478 dougedwards@hotmail.com

Engineered Trusses and Back Yard Barns

â&#x20AC;&#x153;You Can Trust Us to Truss You!â&#x20AC;? Tom Hughes, Owner

419-855-8140 419-699-4703

Email: tnjs.1986@yahoo.com Electrical Contractor

Carpet Cleaning

COUNTRY CHARM

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;

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Concrete

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

SCHNEIDER SONSâ&#x20AC;&#x2122; ELECTRIC CORP. Whole House Generators Licensed & Insured New & Old Homewiring Specialists 1556 Oak St/At Oakdale Toledo, OH 43605

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

BELKOFER BAY AREA CONCRETE EXCAVATING â&#x20AC;˘ Septic Systems â&#x20AC;˘ Sewer Taps New or Replace Concrete Driveways, Sidewalks, Pole Barns, Porches, Stamped & Color Concrete Brick & Block work etc.

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

Call An Expert for all those big jobs Home Improvement

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

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

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

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Landscaping

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Be An Expert! Call 836-2221

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

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

Adjustable Twin Bed, Plush Simmons Mattress, Free heated mattress pad, New $1,400, Now $700.00. 419-607-6601 ask for Sandy





Buying Quality Antiques, From single to whole estates, Also old toys, advertising items, watches, pottery419-351-7014



 

1940s William & Mary Dining Room Table w/2 leafs, 5 side chairs, 1 captain's. Pads/lace tablecloth. $500 OBO. 419-972-7061

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

2 piece hutch w/desk, Ethan Allen, solid maple, good condition, made in Vermont-$150. 419-862-3349 28â&#x20AC;? TV stand, solid oak, Amishmade w/glass door, 4 shelves, $200 OBO. Must See. 419-862-3123

Roofing

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

Gray Plumbing 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

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OREGON PLUMBING No Jobs Too Small Insured - Bonded

419-693-8736 Licensed Master Plumber Roy Bomyea

Since 1944 WILLISTON, OH

Remodeling

Musser

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

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â&#x20AC;˘ Licensed & Insured Since 1964 â&#x20AC;˘ Senior & Veteran Discounts â&#x20AC;˘ A+ rated by the BBB â&#x20AC;˘ Free Estimates with no pressure

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Outdoor Power Equipment

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Celebrating our 50th year in business

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Painting

Financing Available

Excavating/Water Pumps

Oregon, OH

ROCKY RIDGE 1133 West St. (across from school) Fri., Sept. 20th (5pm-9pm) Sat. - Thurs. Sept 26th (10am-7pm) Tools, Lawn items, Cabinets, Refrigerator, Pictures, Furniture, Holiday items and other misc. Cash Only!



Lawn Care

SNOW REMOVAL

Freddyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Home Improvement

Mike Halka





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

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Excavating

Rob 419-322-5891

& WATERPROOFING

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Septic Tank Cleaning

C & L SANITATION, INC. Septic Tank Cleaning & Portable Restrooms For All Events

419-874-4653

Serving the area for over 50 years

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

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Tree Service

Ivanâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Tree Service Serving Toledo & Surrounding Counties for 33 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;

419-693-9964


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Kitchen table with 4 padded chairs on coasters. Asking $75. Call 419290-5969. Twin Bed â&#x20AC;&#x201C; Pair Head boards, frames, complete. 419-787-6921 $25.00 a piece.

 

   

 



Free Calico cat, female, spayed, litter trained, indoor/outdoor, 419-356-0696 Shihtzu's 7 weeks old. Male-$250 and Female-$300 Call 419-908-2349

Humane Ohioâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s Spay-Ghetti Dinner And Auction!

2 Harmar Mobility Scooter Lifts, fits on to Reese Hitch. $100/each. Call Ken 419-212-1004 9 Assorted Grout Trowels & Plaster, Cement Stirrer. $65.00 Call 419-260-8174

Sun. Sept. 29 (5 - 8 pm) La Scola Italian Grill 5375 Airport Hwy. (Near Reynolds Rd.) $30 ADVANCE TICKETS REQUIRED 419-266-5607 ext 111 or www.humaneohio.org

 



1994 Sonoma Pickup, very reliable, starts everytime! 118,000 miles $1,800. 419-7200694

Ellie

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

Only

$30

per 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

2012 NEW Ford Expedition XLT stk#12399 WAS $48,645

NOW - $39,974 2012 NEW FORD F550 XL CAB stk#12426 WAS $50,790

NOW - $40,193 2012 NEW LINCOLN NAVIGATOR stk#12259 WAS $65,315

â&#x20AC;&#x153;FREEâ&#x20AC;? You Move! Concrete steps, 5'x23â&#x20AC;? with hand rails. Call 419-967-1391

NOW - $55,975 Net

Set of World Book Encyclopedias from the 1980's. $50. 419-787-6921.

Sharper Image Razor Xtreme push/kick scooter-$40. 419-8369754 Southwind Motor Home 33'$5,000 1981 Chevy Corvette-$4,500 Kawasaki Falcon 800 Motorcycle-$2,750. 419-691-1717 Wheelchair with foot rest for young adult, Good Shape, $30.00. 419693-6840

 

Entertainment System

Includes 46" Sharp Flat Screen w/Samsung Home Theatre System w/wireless rear speakers & Sony Blu Ray DVD Player. $700.00 419-377-6565



 



2005 Chevy Cavalier, auto, PW, CC, 158k, A/C, runs excellent, lots of updates, $3800. 419-902-0336 2005 Ford Freestar SEL, 4.2L, 60k, newer tires/battery, remote start, great condition. Asking $7,500. 419693-3071

Serving You for 20 Years! Contact me for a new or used vehicle.

2012 DEMO LINCOLN MKTstk#12327 WAS $54,205

NOW - $38,307 KISS!!! My name is Ellie (short for Elphaba) and I am looking for a family to adopt me! I am all ready to snuggle with someone and to give you a ton of doggie kisses! I am a big time lover and I am looking for a family with older kids to play and snuggle with. 70 of my canine friends and I are currently looking for loving homes at the Lucas County Dog Warden - 410 S Erie St. Tol - 419.213.2800. The LCDW will hold the second annual "Back to Drool" event Sat. Sept 28th, and all adopting the week leading up to the event will include a free 4-week obedience class. The LCDW is always looking to recruit more volunteers to help walk and play with all the dogs as well as donated good such as used blankets, towels and dogs items. You can check us o u t o n P e t f i n d e r. c o m , Petharbor.com and on our FaceBook page. If you are missing your dog PLEASE come and walk though our holding kennels. Share the love and adopt a shelter dog today!

Content Auction st

September 21 at 10AM Preview at 8 AM 5747 Walbridge Rd Walbridge, Ohio 43465

-------------------------------------------------------------------------Vintage Schwinn tandem bike, Scaffolding, Primitives, Trunks, Lamps, Irene Cox oil painting, Large nativity figures, Oil painting by Antoni Ditlef, Cherub marble top table, Organs, Adult 8 mm films, Copper tea kettle, RCA victor 8 mm player, Canes, Montgomery Ward safe, Slaw board, Collapsible book shelf, Hand tools, Drill press, Lawn mowers, Riding lawn mowers, Snow blower/plow, Refrigerator, Black-n-Decker Medium chest freezer, Washer & dryer, Metal cabinets, Sweepers, Cameras, Knifes, Amish heater, Cast iron pot, Craftsman rolling tool boxes, Craftsman router, Little wizard dietz red globe lantern. Antique books Our Darlings ABC Book by Isabel C Byrum 1903, Vintage baby's delight glass bottle KITCHEN ITEMS - Bathroom items, Spindled tables, Barn and garage to go through yet LOTS of primitive items. more information to come check it out on auctonzip.com#5251 Terms: Cash or check with proper ID. Credit cards add 4% The seller nor auction company will not be held responsible for accidents or items after sold. Items must be settled for in full prior to removal on day of sale. Announcements day of sale take precedents over any and all printed matter

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WYLANDS AUCTION SERVICE Chris Wyland - Auctioneer 419-376-1987

2012 NEW FORD TRANSIT XLT VAN stk#12318 WAS $24,725

NOW - $21,522.10

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18565 W. Moline-Martin Rd., Martin OH Sat. Sept. 21, 2013 - 9:37 am AFTER 40 YRS IN BUSINESS OFFERING TOTAL LIQUIDATION of EQUIPMENT USED IN CONSTRUCTION of STEEL & POLE (COMMERCIAL or GENERAL) BUILDINGS & FOUNDATIONS & CONCRETE PROPERTY LOCATION: 18565 W. Moline Martin Rd., Martin, OH SELLING ORDER: Selling all Large Equipment, Lifts, Trailers & Trucks 1st, followed by remainder of listing. Plan to attend and tell or bring a friend. (Loader will be available day of auction) OWNER: GLEN TANK, FORMER R & T CONSTRUCTION â&#x20AC;&#x201C; GENERAL CONTRACTOR WM BAKER & KEN BONNIGSON, CAI

(419)693-3000 (419)392-5252

Asst. Auctioneers: Dean A. Smith, Todd Schling, Robert Carpenter, Fred Wolff, Andy Kluding

www.bakerbonnigson.com

AUCTION - Sunday Sept. 29, 2013 - Noon 



 

1984 Grady White Trophy 25 I/O Mercruiser, E-Z load Tandem axle. $8000.00/OBO. 419-6931876

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

     2003 Suzuki Burgman 400 Scooter, 9,500 miles, $2500 OBO. 419367-9735 or 419-862-3154. 2010 Genuine 50cc Scooter, 5 miles, $1400 OBO. 419-855-0109 Cycleman We repair Chinese Pocket Bikes and Scooters, and Mopeds, many parts available, also repair motorcycles, Call Wed. - Sat (10-6pm) 419-244-2525.



  

1994 Ford Ranger Truck with Leer Cap, low miles for age-very little rust, $2,100. 419-862-2397

    

Burkin Self Storage â&#x20AC;˘ Camper Storage Call Sales Staff at 419-334-9751 1-800-354-2220

GLEN TANK BUILDING & CONSTRUCTION AUCTION

Jim Schenk

Sell your stuff in a flash with the

AUTOS FOR SALE

Fancy Shower Chair, Adjustable Legs, Plastic Woven Seat, $15.00. 419-693-6840





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Custom made concession trailer, with cargo van, fully equipped/ready for business. Too many new items to list. Health inspected/fire equipment approved. Everything you need to start your own food business. Set up for electric or propane, $17,000 OBO. Call Mike at 419-697-6170 or Arnold at 419-345-3261.

Reliance Propane Tank, Weight 18.5lbs. $20.00. Call 419-836-9754

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

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Cabbage Patch Dolls $5 each and other Collectibles. 419-855-7038.

Craftsman air compressor 2 HP, 15 Gal. Like new. Asking $150.00 Call 419-290-5969.

     

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Bathroom Oak Vanity w/top and sink, 3-1/2â&#x20AC;? backsplash, double doors, 22â&#x20AC;?d, 30â&#x20AC;?w, 33â&#x20AC;?h, $175 OBO. 419-836-5600. Leave message. No calls after 9pm.

Commercial Freezer True, 3 door, stainless steel, $2,500 Taylor Soft Serve Combination Unit, Ice Cream/Shake Machine, $5,000 OBO (Never Used) 2 Pool Tables, Valley, Coin Operated, Bar Size, $1,100 each, Good Condition Industrial Wood Working Equipment 16â&#x20AC;? Raial Arm Saw; 8â&#x20AC;? Long Bed Jointer; 1â&#x20AC;? Spindle Shaper; Dust Collector; Plywood Panel Saw; 12â&#x20AC;?Table Say. Make Offer Call Ed â&#x20AC;&#x201C; 419-304-8113



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PUBLIC AUCTION SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2013 Time: 10:00 A.M. 725 Findlay Rd., Woodville, OH. 43469 AUTOMOBILE 2008 Buick Lucerne approx. 147000 miles +/TOOLS, POWER HAND TOOLS: Makita B&D Dewalt, Milwaukee, Dremell, Rotozip, Porta Craftsman Master Craft router, hand sander, orbital sander, Jig saw, B&D Jig saw you know the names and the tools drills, Coping saws, Miter boxes, Saw blades, Workmate misc. hardware wood etc, tool boxes, , Dewalt circular saw blades, levels, finish nailgun, Accuset finish nail gun, Senco portable air compressor, Rigid 10â&#x20AC;? portable table saw, Air tank FLOOR TOOLS: Radial arm saw ,saw table 6' jointer, close stand band saw, drill press, Mortising machine, Delta 4' belt 6' disc sander, 6' bench grinder, drill press, thickness planner, Scroll saw, dovetail jigg, shop vacuum machine, just a brief listing of tons of good tools. FROM THE YARD AND GARDEN: Cub Cadet CC 46 ES mulch mower, 173cc motor John Deer GX85 Riding mower, John Deer trailer BEN RICHMOND PICTURE W/DOCUMENTATION,CHINA AND GLASSWARE Longaberger baskets ANTIQUES & COLLECTIBLES: OHIO STATE MEMORABILIA everything you want, more than you need, & gotta have it all! FURNITURE: Couch chair, 2-La-Z-Boy recliners, solid wood bedroom set, plank style headboard, occasional table, Amish built oak hutch, Amish built Server, couch table, side tables, Wood book cases, occasional table bakers rack, floor lamps, table lamps, Dorm size refrigerator, Electronics and related equipment MUSIC AND VIDEOS: Tape cabinet, karaoke amp w/tape player and mic, Sharp VCR camera, case, and cables. VHS player Fisher turntable, Caphart 8 track player and tapes, 2 speakers (Fisher), Stereo 8 track player, Old phones NINTENDO SET AND GAMES, Record albums, CD's, DVD's VIEW PICTURERS AND FULL LISTING AT auctionzip.com auctioneer # 36247

KEN ASPACHER AUCTIONEER 419 699-9322 ART SCHROEDER AUCTIONEER 419-729-2003

Maumee Bay Self Storage 7640 Jerusalem Rd., Oregon, OH (419) 836-4000 Notice is hereby given pursuant to the Ohio Revised Code Sect. (5321.01 et seq.) that Maumee Bay Self Storage will be selling unpaid / delinquent storage units at Public Auction and unless such charges are paid, such goods will be sold to satisfy delinquent and accruing charges and the cost and expense of the sale, giving notice hereof that said charges remain unpaid: Unit #B19 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Ky Crabtree Unit #C6 . . . . . . . . . . . . Chad Reynolds

Unit #C33 . . . . . . . . . . . Christine Owen Unit #D2 . . . . . . Rosemarie Cappelletty

Maumee Bay Self Storage, 7640 Jerusalem Rd., Oregon, OH 43616, will sell contents by the unit consisting of personal, household, and miscellaneous items on Sun., Sept. 29, 2013 at Noon

Auctioneer: Ken Belkofer 419-836-9612 Terms: Cash ... will check ID for bid number Check-in time 11AM All items sold as is where is. Auction September 21, 2013 (10:00 A.M.) 1763 Genoa Clay Center Road, Genoa, Ohio 43430 Car: â&#x20AC;&#x153;1999â&#x20AC;? Chevy Malibu, 3100 SFI V-6, 35,000 original miles. Farm Toys: This sale has hundred of collectible toy farm tractors and equipment in excellent shape. Ford, Massey Ferguson, Case, Case Steam, Allis Chalmers, Oliver, John Deere, Kubota, Minneapolis Moline, Cub Cadet, Massey Harris, Farmall & More. Furn: Water fall bedroom set, dining room table w/6 chairs, china cabinet & buffet, wood tables, wood rocker & recliner; Household: Dressmaker sewing machine, Metal canisters, coffee mugs, utensils, dinnerware, glassware, pots & pans, baking pans, small appliances, tv's VCR's, lamps, computer table, Grandmothers clock, Cuckoo clock, mantel clock, covered wagon lamp, wall pictures (some hand painted), doilies, linens- towels, sheets & blankets, double size comforter, plant stands & more. Collectibles: Marbles, Boy Scout items, American Legion hats, pocket knives, doll house furn., Chamber pot, ash tray collection, corn cob pipes, misc. Barbie's & Ken, Cabbage Patch, Beanie Babies, cigar boxes, milk box, nail kegs, pencils, bumper sticker, crayons, calendar & match book & playing card collections, Berlin Flyer red wagon, old license plates, model cars, Old Chicago & Royal typewriters, Old maps of USA, buggy wheels, tins, Buckeye beer bottles, rock & mineral collection, metal signs, Mini lunch boxes, John Deere watch, Arrowheads, stamps, Old Phonola turn table, sign from â&#x20AC;&#x153;1920â&#x20AC;?, Coca cola trays, clock & sev. bottles. Trains: Ho scale, w/track, passenger, Lionel, buildings, trolley cars, accessories, crossing signs, clocks, watches & radio. Books: Genoa calendar collection, Genoa Comet Memories from â&#x20AC;&#x153;1940â&#x20AC;? thru today, several years of Genoa Limelighters year books, Homecoming books, many Genoa items, Sketch book of Woodville, OH, books on Sandusky County cemeteries, History of Lake township, Historical review of Lucas & Wood counties, Pemberville 100 years, Indians along the Maumee River, Oregon Days, Stony Ridge Centennial 1851-1951, McGuffey's 1st, 2nd & 3rd Eclectic Readers. Cast Iron: Many banks (some movable) Farm tractors, Trailers, Wagons, disc, spreader, combines, plows & more. Stage coach w/horses, fire wagon w/horses, log wagon w/horses, & door stop. Music: Portable Harmochord, Handmade washboard toilet seat banjo, school Flute & mini violin. Glass: Eggs, slippers, tooth pick holders, Fenton, Fostoria, Avon Ruby, Pink Depression, Carnival, salt & peppers, bells & glass baskets, steins & more. Misc: Metal detector, saw horses, alum. ext. ladder, hand saws, hose & reel, clamps, compass, magnets, house jacks, 2-old cross cut saws, syth, lawn ornaments, bird feeder, lawn chairs, rope, Christmas items and outdoor lighting & craft items. Carousel horse, Grandma & Grandpa dolls on a bench, school desk, Garage: Craftsman LT 4000 12 ½ hp riding mower, electric snow blower, 14â&#x20AC;? Poulan electric chainsaw, 1â&#x20AC;? belt sander-Dremal, Craftsman -scroll saw, bench top drill press, electric drills 3/8 & ½â&#x20AC;?, Forester bits, drill bits, wood drill bits, several types of saw blades, scroll saws, circular saw, 8â&#x20AC;? table saw, Dremel disc/belt sander & misc hand tools. Owner: The Late Alice Steindams Go to Auctionzip.com # 4464 or www.belkofersauctionservice.com for complete list & pictures.

TERMS: cash/check ID for bid number. Items sold as is where is. No warranty!

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