Findlay, Allen Township fire departments to have automatic aid agreement

Findlay will be entering into an automatic aid agreement with the Allen Township Volunteer Fire Department to provide assistance for confirmed commercial and residential structure fires. The territory will encompass industrial corporations and other businesses just to the north...
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Pistorius gets into nightclub argument

FILE – In this Tuesday, July 8, 2014 file photo Oscar Pistorius sits in the dock in Pretoria, South Africa, at his murder trial for the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on St. Valentine’s Day, 2013. In newspaper reports Pistorius has been accused of an...
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Akron plans party for LeBron’s homecoming

NBA basketball star LeBron James attends a promotional event at Phenom House, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Saturday, July 12, 2014. James who will attend the final game of the 2014 soccer World Cup, has announced his return to play for the Cleveland Cavaliers after four years in...

Kraft, Belichick interviewed in Hernandez probe

FALL RIVER, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft and coach Bill Belichick were interviewed by police investigating a homicide in which former player Aaron Hernandez is a suspect. According to court documents, Kraft and Belichick were interviewed last August...

Riverdale school board hosts special meeting next week

The Riverdale school board will host a special meeting on July 21. During the meeting, which will be held in the Riverdale Central Office’s board room, the board will then enter into executive session to discuss the appointment, employment, dismissal, discipline, demotion...

Cygnet man sentenced for threatening NB Schools

A letter writer who called himself “The Olde Bastard” threatened in September to blow up North Baltimore Schools. He mailed a similar note to village police a few days later. That second letter carried the trace imprint of his signature: Dwight W. Bower. Bower, 58, of Cygnet, was...

Marathon Petroleum could become Ohio’s largest company by sales

Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s purchase of Hess Corp.’s retail business in September could soon make it Ohio’s largest company by sales. It already ranked second in 2013 with $100.25 billion in sales behind pharmaceutical and medical supply company Cardinal Health,...
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Gotta Love those Old Ads!

Milepost 852 In a previous post, I mentioned picking up an old Revell Interlocking Tower to add to my collection of similar buildings. A bonus on the inside was an advertising sheet showing some of the other various HO scale model products in their line. As I looked it over, I...

Liberty-Benton to appeal judge’s ruling on teacher

The Liberty-Benton school board is seeking to appeal a Hancock County judge’s ruling that the district failed to prove it had good cause for firing a teacher. At its 7 a.m. special meeting today, the board approved a motion to appeal the decision, which pertained to the...

Ohio Turnpike officials warn of email scam

BEREA (AP) — Ohio Turnpike officials are warning their E-ZPass customers of an email scam. Officials said Monday that emails from the sender “EZPass Info” are likely attempts to steal personal information from some of the 150,000 customers who use the automated...