Vandalism reported at McComb park

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — Village park issues consumed McComb Council’s attention Monday, including vandalism to recently installed cement pads. Village Administrator Kevin Siferd said shortly after the cement was poured, graffiti was found on sidewalks,...

Arcadia school officials discuss renovation plans

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — The Arcadia school board heard Wednesday that a proposal to renovate school buildings may have to be altered. The board and the Findlay architectural firm of RCM have been talking about adding classrooms, along with other renovations....

North Baltimore hires firm to plan Safe Routes projects

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council on Tuesday asked a Bowling Green engineering company to prepare plans for Safe Routes to School projects. In April 2016, the village was awarded a $307,349 Safe Routes to School grant from the Ohio...

Arlington considers parking restrictions

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — A former Arlington mayor asked Village Council on Monday to take its time in considering an ordinance to restrict parking on sections of some streets. Council gave the first reading to an ordinance to prohibit parking on the south...

Henry County agencies seeking levies

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NAPOLEON — Countywide funding requests by a senior citizens agency and a county disabilities board will appear on the ballot in Henry County this November. The Patrick-Henry School District also has a tax request before voters. The Henry County...

North Baltimore council, board seats contested

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Races for seats on Village Council and the district school board in North Baltimore will be settled by the electorate in November, according to the Wood County Board of Elections. Five candidates are vying for four available...

McComb discusses sidewalk, curb issues

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb Council on Monday discussed sidewalk and curb matters. Village Administrator Kevin Siferd has obtained an estimate to fix sidewalks damaged by trees in the village right of way. Dale’s Concrete of Leipsic offered an...

Project forces change in North Baltimore parade route

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — Replacing waterlines on a portion of Main Street in North Baltimore will alter the village’s Halloween parade, Village Council learned Tuesday. A preconstruction meeting was held this week with Underground Utilities,...

Arlington Council discusses aging water meters

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — An Arlington councilman on Monday urged his peers to consider replacing aging water meters in the village as a cost-saving measure. Casey Glick, the new water and sewer superintendent, presented council with a meter taken from a...

North Baltimore school district receives donations

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER NORTH BALTIMORE — A recent spate of good fortune at North Baltimore High School/Middle School was detailed Tuesday to the school district board. “We’ve got a lot to be thankful for,” high school Principal Bob Falkenstein told...