Henry Township EMS levy passes

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Henry Township voters on Tuesday approved a levy to help finance North Baltimore ambulance runs in the township. The 1.2-mill, two-year levy will pay for services provided by the North Baltimore Emergency Medical Service....

Arlington won’t get new pool filters this season

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — A Columbus pool company won’t be able to deliver new filters this summer to the Arlington community pool, but that shouldn’t stop the pool from opening, Village Council learned Monday. Due to a delay in the shipment of...

NB athletic director plans to step down

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — The North Baltimore school board on Tuesday accepted the resignation of its athletic director, effective at this end of this school year. Robert Luderman will become the athletic director for the Ayersville School District, his...

McComb needing new law director

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb Council on Monday bade farewell to its law director. Village Solicitor Alan Hackenberg has been appointed to a vacant judge’s seat on the Findlay Municipal Court and will be sworn in Friday. Hackenberg has served as...

School building renovation plans reviewed

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — Arcadia school board on Wednesday viewed updated plans for proposed renovations to the district’s buildings. For some time, the board has been discussing ideas for a new gymnasium, new classrooms and other upgrades. Jerry Murray...

North Baltimore waterline replacement to continue

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Waterline replacement is continuing in a portion of North Baltimore’s downtown despite two unmapped lines being struck, Village Council heard Tuesday. Lines built in the 1890s are being replaced with the aid of state...

Drop-off day for junk scheduled in Arlington

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — A junk drop-off day for Arlington residents will be held May 20 at the park, Village Council said Monday. Dumpsters will be set at a north parking lot of the park from 6 a.m. to 5 p.m. that date. J&N of Ada will handle the work....

Henry Township asked to decide on EMS levy

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — A tax request that won’t appear on the May primary ballot in North Baltimore will have an impact on the village’s finances. Henry Township voters will decide whether to approve a 1.2-mill, two-year levy that would...

McComb house gutted by fire Sunday

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — A fire gutted a house on Main Street in the village Sunday night, according to McComb officials. The Northwest Hancock Joint Fire District was dispatched to the fire at 504 W. Main St. at 6:15 p.m. Sunday. Mutual aid was provided by...

North Baltimore considers changes in EMS chief’s post

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Options were presented Tuesday to North Baltimore Council for reconfiguring the top spot on the village EMS squad. Village Finance Officer Chris Kirk offered three ideas for the EMS chief position, which is a part-time post...