Arlington village official steps down

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Arlington Council is searching for a new street commissioner, village officials announced Monday. On Aug. 4, Kyle Crist submitted his letter of resignation, which will go into effect Friday. According to village officials, Crist has...

Arcadia board OKs equipment repairs

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — Arcadia school board on Tuesday authorized a package of repairs to school building equipment. J.L. Mechanical Services of Perrysburg will be paid $17,989 for three projects. The board wants to replace a feed water tank to the building...

McComb considers ice rink

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb residents may be able to lace on the ice skates during the winter at the village park, according to preliminary ideas discussed Monday by Village Council. Village Administrator Kevin Siferd presented his thoughts about installing...

NB awarded grant for downtown work

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — A state grant will help finance a portion of North Baltimore’s push to upgrade its downtown, Village Council heard Tuesday. An Ohio Public Works grant of $289,951 will pay for replacement of a waterline along Main Street...

Park, pool levy headed to ballot

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Arlington voters this fall will decide the fate of a levy to finance projects at the community swimming pool and village park. Arlington Council on Monday agreed to place a five-year, 2-mill levy on the November ballot. If approved,...

Arlington woman brought music to the lives of others

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer What began with a young girl playing around on the family piano grew into a love affair with music that was shared with many others. At the age of 3 or 4, Sharon Buess was “messing around” on the piano, according to her older sister, and...

NB school board fills vacant seat

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore school board on Tuesday selected Jeremy Sharninghouse to fill a vacant seat on the board. Russell Bretz stepped down last month because he was moving to Columbus. His term expires at the end of 2017. The school...

Joint fire district names new chief

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — A new McComb area fire chief was introduced Monday to Village Council. Anthony Stateler, who has been serving as interim chief of the Northwest Hancock Fire District since April, will head the fire department. Born and raised in McComb,...

Fines may be paid through phone, internet

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER Paying that speeding ticket you acquired after ignoring the speed limit on U.S. 68 just got a bit easier. The Findlay Municipal Court this month rolled out a program to allow tickets, bonds and other court costs to be paid online and over the...

Arlington takes step to put park levy on ballot this fall

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Village Council took the first step toward placing a continuing levy before Arlington voters this fall to fund upkeep of the village park and community pool. During a special meeting Friday, Arlington Council agreed to ask the...