McComb grass clipping ordinance eyed

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer McCOMB — Cleaning up village streets and properties was on the agenda of McComb Council on Monday. An ordinance will be presented that, if enacted, will penalize those who sweep grass clippings and leaves into the streets, where they can clog...

Apartment fire displaces Findlay family

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER A stove fire forced a family of four from their dwelling at Melrose Village Apartments at 5:15 a.m. Wednesday. The smoky fire at 2201 Jennifer Lane, Apt. 8, was out when firefighters arrived, the Findlay Fire Department reported. The names of the...

Citing job conflict, Arlington mayor resigns

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Citing a job scheduling conflict, the mayor of Arlington stepped down on Monday, while a councilman who had intended to resign changed his mind. Mayor Ed Solt resigned, indicating that his expanded work schedule will conflict with...

Two face charges after I-75 pursuit

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER LIMA — Two Kentucky residents, allegedly wanted in connection with a vehicle stolen from Hancock County, were arrested Thursday after leading authorities on a pursuit on Interstate 75, authorities reported. According to the Lima post of the...

Computer equipment purchased

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — To address the growing demands of technology in education, the Arcadia school board Wednesday purchased new equipment and established a committee to handle the district’s technology issues. Board members Ryan George and Carol...

McComb to form SAFER program

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — The McComb Police Department outlined a few initiatives to Village Council on Monday. According to Police Chief Greg Smith, his department wants to form a SAFER program, similar to one created in Ada in 2001. The goal of Seeking Aid...

New sidewalks top village priority list

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — Better sidewalks are a top priority of Arcadia citizens, according to comments collected from the community as village leaders apply for a state revitalization grant. Village residents were told Thursday about four proposed...

North Baltimore man charged in break-in

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — A preliminary hearing will be held next week for a North Baltimore man accused of breaking into a North Main Street garage in April, the North Baltimore Police Department reported. And village police are investigating a string...

Emahiser picked for NB Council vacancy

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — A vacancy on North Baltimore Council was filled Tuesday. Holly Emahiser was given the oath of office by Village Solicitor Chet Marcin after council chose her from a field of two candidates. Matt Archer stepped down last month...

State awards funding for U.S. 68 work

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Thanks to a state funding package, the process of upgrading U.S. 68 through Arlington can begin, Village Council said Monday. An Ohio Public Works’ Small Government grant of $500,000 was approved last month, and Arlington...