Carey may build athletic building, school bus garage

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Superintendent Mike Wank received school board approval Monday to continue discussions with architects and construction officials about building an athletic building and bus garage at the new school property on South Vance Street. With...

Good corn, bean harvest reported

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER It was not a record-setting year like 2014, but this year’s harvested corn and soybeans were good. Yields depend on field drainage, the amount of rain and soil type, said Ed Lentz, Ohio State University agriculture and nature resources educator....

Carey voters re-elect mayor

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER UPPER SANDUSKY — Carey voters re-elected the incumbent mayor and a former council member, and decided a tight race for a second council seat Tuesday. Two incumbent school board members were also re-elected, according to unofficial results from the...

Tax collection agency makes pitch to Carey

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — David Bernaciak, representing the Central Collection Agency of Cleveland, told Carey officials on Monday that the agency would charge an estimated $41,000 the first year to oversee the village’s income tax collection. Bernaciak said...

Carey voters to decide contests for mayor, council, school board

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER UPPER SANDUSKY — Carey voters will elect a mayor, two council members and two school board members when they go to the polls Nov. 3. There are no countywide issues on the Wyandot County ballot, but residents of several communities will decide tax...

Village considers hiring tax agency

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Chuck Hawk, a Regional Income Tax Agency marketing specialist, said Monday his firm would charge Carey $49,500 to $54,500 the first year for overseeing the village’s income tax collection. Hawk made a pitch to Carey Council. The...

Fostoria, Seneca County voters facing tax requests

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER On Nov. 3, Fostoria School District residents will decide whether to approve a bond issue that would help build a new junior/senior high school building for grades seven through 12, renovate the intermediate elementary building, and demolish the Holmes,...

HPD to seek 0.8-mill replacement levy

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Hancock County voters will be asked to approve an 0.8-mill, eight-year replacement levy for park district operations on the March 15 primary ballot. The board approved several resolutions related to the levy request Tuesday, including accepting county...

Teen leadership Corps formed

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — A new student organization at Carey High School is helping the school, the community and themselves by doing good deeds for others. Carey school board approved a purpose and budget statement for the Teen Leadership Corps, a group of 18...

4 legislators: Defeat Issue 3

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER FOSTORIA — There is more to the marijuana legalization issue than medical marijuana, four state legislators said Friday morning, and they urged a “no” vote on Issue 3 in November. The legislators spoke during an hour-long presentation...
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