Council takes initial step toward granting rezoning

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council on Tuesday gave the initial reading to an ordinance to rezone two acres at the former North Baltimore High School on Second Street. Reineke Motors wants to purchase the land for parking space. A recent...

Authorities don’t think crash caused Ottoville man’s death

OTTOVILLE — The body of a 79-year-old Putnam County man was found in a minivan after a single-vehicle crash Monday, but authorities do not think the accident caused the man’s death. Victor J. Fischbach, of Ottoville, was found about 3 p.m. Monday in a 2001 Pontiac...

UF considers campus police department

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER University of Findlay officials expect to form a campus police department by the first half of 2016. The university’s board of trustees late last month approved transitioning to a combined campus security and police department, said Matt...

New FHS entrance nearly completed

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER Findlay High School students soon will be able to go through the building’s front door again. Although the finishing touches on the $2.5 million renovation to the high school’s main entrance won’t be done until mid-December, it...

County, agency settle dispute

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER A budget dispute between the Hancock County commissioners and the Veterans Service Commission made it all the way to court Monday before being dismissed. The docket for Hancock County Common Pleas Court shows a pretrial hearing was scheduled for the...

School resource officers OK’d

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER FOSTORIA — Fostoria school board approved an agreement with the city Monday for two full-time school resource officers for this school year. The district previously paid for two Fostoria police officers to serve in the school district buildings....

Council reviews next year’s budget

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Bluffton Village Council discussed the 2015 budget on Monday night and the first reading was given to an ordinance approving funds for the upcoming fiscal year. The projected balance at the beginning of the year is expected to be a...

Village may hire interim fiscal officer

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — As a search for a new fiscal officer continues in Arlington, Village Council might consider hiring an interim officer. Earlier this month, Donna Corbin resigned the post, effective Nov. 30, citing personal reasons. Council heard...
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