Arcadia seeks suggestions for improvements

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — New sidewalks, better streets and village park improvements could be in Arcadia’s future, if the village can secure a state revitalization grant. The first of three public meetings was held Thursday at the Arcadia Community Park...

NB awarded state grant

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore students will have a safer route to school, thanks to a state grant. Village Council on Tuesday said the village has received a Safe Routes to School grant of $307,349 through the Ohio Department of...

Arlington discusses shelter house project

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Work is scheduled to start this month on replacing a shelter house at Arlington’s village park, but questions remain about how much electricity will be delivered to the building. Plans call for running a 400-amp line from a...

Arlington to begin shelter house project

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Construction is scheduled to start next month on a new shelter house at Arlington’s village park. The old shelter house must be torn down first. Construction will continue, weather permitting, for two months, according to...

McComb set to begin talks with water and sewer district

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb Council on Monday agreed to begin talks with a Bowling Green-based agency about overseeing operations of the village’s water and sewage plants. McComb next month will apply to join the Northwestern Water and Sewer District....

Homework Hero weekend draws positive response

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — A recent weekend free from homework and school events drew positive reviews from North Baltimore school district residents, according to school administrators. During the Homework Hero weekend held March 11-14, the school...

McComb discusses proposed sewer, water district merger

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — Many villages like McComb that are operating water and sewage treatment plants are struggling to meet state standards and growing maintenance obligations. These were among the reasons given Tuesday for pursuing a proposed merger between...

Proposed salary package for Arlington employees stirs debate

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — The topic of salaries and benefits for village employees drew stern discussions and resulted in the resignation of one council member Monday. No formal action was taken, however. Arlington Village Council is considering a wage...

Arcadia board considers more counseling services for students

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARCADIA — Arcadia school board on Wednesday discussed augmenting its counseling services for elementary students, to help them better cope with life’s stresses. The Family Resource Center currently provides counseling for elementary...

Henry County sheriff handily beats challenger

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer Henry County Republicans on Tuesday chose their candidates for the two top law enforcement positions in the county. Also, an additional levy to fund services for the developmentally disabled narrowly passed. Sheriff Michael Bodenbender routed...