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Wolfe honored as ‘Citizen of Year’

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — A North Baltimore resident involved in civic duties, including picking up trash in the downtown area during early morning hours, picked up an award Tuesday for his efforts. Ralph Wolfe was named the village’s 2015 Citizen...

Board grants principal extended medical leave

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — The North Baltimore school board Tuesday granted additional medical leave for its elementary principal. The medical leave for Scott Lockwood, Powell Elementary School principal, was extended through Jan. 7 by implementing his...

Talks continuing on joining regional water, sewer district

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — Talks are continuing between McComb and a regional water and sewer district, Village Council said Monday. McComb officials recently met with representatives of the Northwestern Ohio Water and Sewer District to discuss options for...

Arcadia seeks levy renewal

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARCADIA — Arcadia School District voters will be asked to renew a levy next March. The Arcadia school board Wednesday took the first step toward placing an emergency renewal levy on the ballot to generate $440,000 a year, according to school...

NB Council considers pay ranges for employees

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council on Tuesday gave a second reading to legislation to enact more precise compensation ranges for non-elected municipal workers. The legislation also will better outline duties of employees. The ordinance...

Arlington shelterhouse bid process criticized

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Arlington Council on Monday argued about how price quotes were obtained for a shelterhouse project at the village park. The project to demolish an existing shelterhouse and build a new one has an estimated cost of $49,820. At issue...

Railroad crossing repairs scheduled

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — Motorists traveling through McComb next week should prepare for delays. That’s because Norfolk Southern is planning to upgrade three railroad crossings next Monday through Friday, McComb Council said Monday. Crossings will be...

Second NB council seat winner announced

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Write-in candidate Matthew L. Archer was the winner of the second open seat on North Baltimore Council in Tuesday’s general election, the board of elections announced Wednesday. Four people, including three write-in...

Two people facing burglary charges

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer RAWSON — Two Findlay residents are facing felony charges after allegedly burglarizing a rural Rawson residence Tuesday, according to the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office. Amy N. Dingus, 34, and Dustin P. Skeene, 36, both were charged with...

Disoriented deer damages city mall

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER Oh, deer! A deer took a late-night romp through the closed Findlay Village Mall on Tuesday, the Findlay Police Department reported. The incident was first reported at 10:30 p.m. Tuesday, city police said. Witnesses outside the mall who contacted...
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