School officials consider leasing land from village

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey school board is considering leasing some village land adjacent to the new school site. The property is necessary for installation of utilities to the new building. Superintendent Mike Wank said after the school board meeting Monday...

County to develop plan for emergency medical service

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Ken Majors, Seneca County Emergency Medical Service director, and Commissioner Jeff Wagner will be visiting townships this month to seek assistance from trustees for implementing a plan to ensure adequate emergency medical service...

Economic development president to step down

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Rich Focht began construction work as a teenager for his dad and uncles more than 50 years ago. For the past 23 years, as president and chief executive officer of Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corp., he has been working to...

School board veterans retiring

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Superintendent Mike Wank and board member Mark Armstrong provided a little humor to a brief presentation for retiring board members Jennifer Coppler and Linda Kin at the end of last week’s regular board meeting. “Thanks...

Park District approves budget

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER A more than $1.6 million budget for 2014 was approved by the Hancock Park District Board of Park Commissioners Tuesday. The budget includes expenses of about $1.56 million and net income of about $56,341. More than $1.3 million of the revenue is...