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...

Heart and Soul collecting comments

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — After culling through more than 4,000 comments from area residents, the McComb Region Heart and Soul is preparing its mission statement. “This is a real milestone,” Heart and Soul project coordinator Joe Wasson told McComb...

School treasurer to retire this year

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Two administrative vacancies in the North Baltimore School District will need to be filled, the school board announced Tuesday. Eve Baldwin, the district’s treasurer for 26 years, will retire on Dec. 30. “I know...

Water, sewer district beginning work in McComb

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — The honeymoon between McComb and a Bowling Green water and sewer district seems to be continuing without complaints, Village Council said Monday. McComb recently joined the Northwestern Water and Sewer District to oversee McComb’s...

Arcadia board discusses technology upgrades

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — Classes are coming to an end for this school year, but the Arcadia school board Wednesday took a crash course on classroom technology. Gregg McKee, technology coordinator for the school district, outlined some needs in the...

Archer steps down from NB Council

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council is searching for a new member after one of its own resigned Tuesday. Stating that he “enjoyed” his time on council, Councilman Matt Archer resigned his post to accept a job outside the...

Repairs to Arlington ball fields, pool considered

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Arlington Council on Monday discussed repairs to the village park ball fields and community swimming pool. None of the proposed upgrades will come cheap, according to village officials. Council will pay Helms and Sons, of Findlay,...

Committee named for grant project

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — A committee of Arcadia officials has been formed to sift through ideas for upgrading the village with the help of a state revitalization grant. Council this week named four village officials to serve on an ad hoc committee to review...

Roof installation project to begin in NB this week

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — When the weather permits, work is scheduled to begin this week to install a new roof on the North Baltimore municipal building. For some time, the village has been battling a leaky roof, particularly over the Fire...