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Local Briefs: 02-27-13 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 27 February 2013 11:41
Turnpike tolls is Kiwanis topic
A representative of the Ohio Turnpike Commission will enlighten members of the Bowling Green Kiwanis Club on the toll collection system at noon on Thursday at Stone Ridge Golf Club.
Chad Armstrong, a communication information officer with the turnpike commission, will explain how the E-Z pass system works and proposed future changes to the toll collection system.
A graduate of Malone University in Canton, Armstrong has held various positions with the commission since 2009.

Rossford police get raise
ROSSFORD - City Council approved a new three-year contract with its police patrol officers and command officers Monday.
The new contract calls for the police to receive 3-percent raises in each year of the contract.
City Administrator Ed Ciecka said that the city has made some gains in the contract including additional leeway in hiring part-time officers and granting compensatory time that may cause overtime. The new contract also caps at $12,500 the amount of educational reimbursement a police officer may receive.
These ideas, Ciecka said, were recommended in a performance audit of the city conducted several years ago.
Union members will also join city officials on a committee to study health insurance coverage.
Councilman Greg Marquette said he was happy to approve the pay raises because the police unions passed on raises in earlier years when the city was facing extremely tough financial situation.

Food giveaway Friday in BG
The monthly government food distribution will be Friday at the First United Methodist Church, 1526 E. Wooster St.
It will run from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
For information, call (419) 353-0682.

Baked steak supper in Weston
WESTON - Weston American Legion Post 409 will offer a baked steak supper Friday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the post home on South Main Street.
A donation of $8 is requested.
Carry-outs will be available.

Tonight - Snow likely with additional accumulation around an inch. Cold with lows in the upper 20s. Chance of snow 70 percent.
Thursday - Snow showers likely. Additional snow accumulation around an inch possible. Highs in the mid 30s. Chance of snow 60 percent. Cloudy overnight with a 60-percent chance of snow. Lows in the mid 20s.
Extended forecast - Mostly cloudy Friday with a 40-percent chance of snow. Little or no accumulation. Cold with near steady temperatures in the mid 20s. Mostly cloudy overnight with lows around 20. Mostly cloudy Saturday. Cold with highs in the upper 20s and lows around 15.

Mega Millions: 06-07-13-
Mega Ball: 7
Megaplier: 4
Pick 3 Evening: 9-7-1
Pick 3 Midday: 2-6-7
Pick 4 Evening: 8-8-1-0
Pick 4 Midday: 3-7-2-8
Pick 5 Evening: 4-5-9-2-8
Pick 5 Midday: 2-1-6-4-9
Rolling Cash 5: 01-17-19-

Crimestoppers seek help with Findlay crash
FINDLAY – The Findlay/Hancock County Crime Stoppers and local law enforcement are seeking the help of the public in solving a Feb. 19 hit-and-run crash.
The incident took place at approximately 12 p.m. at the intersection of Ohio 68 and the Ohio 15 eastbound ramp. A semi-tractor trailer struck a vehicle and then left the scene. The driver of the vehicle suffered serious injuries in the crash.
Those who provide information about the crime, or any other crime, which leads to an arrest or indictment, will be eligible for a cash award of up to $1,000.
Contact Crime Stoppers Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at (419) 425-8477, or visit www.hancockcrimestoppers.org. All callers will remain anonymous.

Nicole and Brian Schimmoeller, Perrysburg, a girl, Feb. 25, St. Luke’s Hospital.

Weather statistics
High Tuesday    35
Record high (set in 2000)    71
High a year ago    43
Low Tuesday    28
Record low (set in 1963)    -10
Low a year ago    20
Precipitation (in the past 24 hours)    1.37 inch

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