PERRYSBURG MESSENGER JOURNAL

Debora Claflin Marlowe, of Genoa and Perrysburg, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at St. Charles Hospital.

GOPE K. KARNANI

Gope Khiomal Karnani, age 86, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 23, 2019, surrounded by his family. Gope was born January 15, 1933, in Padidhan, Sindh, India to Khiomal B.

RICHARD GENE KNAPP

Richard Gene Knapp, 80, of Perrysburg, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020, at Brookdale Assisted Living, surrounded by his loving family.

PAUL H. SARGENT

Paul H. Sargent, 96, of Perrysburg, Ohio, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020. He was born on February 12, 1923, in Dunbridge, Ohio, to Frank and Ethel (Starr) Sargent.

ROSSFORD RECORD JOURNAL

Firefighter of the Year award, more honors presented

Only a two-year member of the Rossford Fire Department, Jared Baker has been honored as the 2019 Firefighter of the Year.

Rossford School officials are declining to take responsibility for a plethora of traffic problems in front of the newly opened Rossford Junior High and High School.

Plans are coming together for the next roundabout that will be constructed in Rossford.

Glenn Goss Sr. named RPD Officer of the Year

Officer Glenn Goss Sr. has been named “Officer of the Year”for the Rossford Police Department.

HOLLAND-SPRINGFIELD JOURNAL

With the threat of taxpayer dollars leaving public schools to fund EdChoice, the Springfield Board of Education and administration are urging residents and staff to contact state representatives to

Springfield BOE voices objection to EdChoice

Springfield Schools, like many districts in northwest Ohio, objects to the state’s EdChoice program [see related story].

Village committee assignments announced

At Holland Village Council’s January 14 meeting, Mayor Lee Irons announced the following committee appointments for council members and citizens.

•Public Safety–Councilman Ryan Spangler

POINT AND SHORELAND JOURNAL

Area school districts in opposition to EdChoice

School districts throughout northwest Ohio, including Perrysburg, Springfield and Whitmer schools are forming a united front to voice their concerns over Ohio’s Ed-Choice voucher program.

Toledo’s 28,000 streetlights will soon begin the conversion to LEDs—a change that will save $580,000 annually on energy costs, according to the mayor’s office.

Journal readers are everywhere

From there to here, from here to there, Point & Shoreland Journal readers are everywhere.

MICHAEL “MIKE” T. RATZ

Michael “Mike” T. Ratz passed away surrounded by family on January 12, 2020, at the age of 68.

Obituaries

Debora Claflin Marlowe, of Genoa and Perrysburg, passed away Tuesday, January 14, 2020, at St. Charles Hospital.

GOPE K. KARNANI

Gope Khiomal Karnani, age 86, passed away peacefully on Monday, December 23, 2019, surrounded by his family. Gope was born January 15, 1933, in Padidhan, Sindh, India to Khiomal B.

RICHARD GENE KNAPP

Richard Gene Knapp, 80, of Perrysburg, passed away Friday, January 17, 2020, at Brookdale Assisted Living, surrounded by his loving family.

PAUL H. SARGENT

Paul H. Sargent, 96, of Perrysburg, Ohio, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020. He was born on February 12, 1923, in Dunbridge, Ohio, to Frank and Ethel (Starr) Sargent.

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