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Robert S. “Bob” Harlow, 87

Robert S. “Bob” Harlow, 87 years, of Bryan, passed away Friday, May 10, 2019 at Genesis HealthCare-Bryan Center, after a brief battle with cancer.  Bob was born and raised in Nutley, New Jersey, the son of the late Robert and Bessie Harlow.  As a teenager, Bob raised prized bantam chickens, …

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OH Budget Clears Hurdle

Ohioans would see state income taxes eliminated or cut by a healthy margin depending on their income under the latest version of the state budget, now approved by the state House and sent to the Senate for further consideration. The $69 billion spending plan would also increase the minimum salary …

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Attention, Machinists

A manufacturer in New Haven is expanding. Continental Diamond Tool has announced plans to create up to 226 jobs over the next four years at its New Haven plant. Officials say the company will invest $5.5 million to expand its 112,000-square-foot facility by an additional 15,000 square feet to increase …

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School Moves In NH

East Allen County Schools is shifting its buildings. The district is razing New Haven Middle School and moving its seventh and eighth grade students to the New Haven High School campus, which will become a 7th through 12th grade school. The sixth-grade students will be attending New Haven intermediate School, …

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Francis A. Singer, 96

Francis A. Singer, 96 years, of Defiance, passed away Thursday, May 9, 2019 at Kingsbury Place, Defiance where he was a resident.  Francis was born October 17, 1922 in Delaware Township, Defiance County, Ohio, the son of the late Frank and Mary (Wonderly) Singer.  He was a 1939 graduate of …

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Wagering In IN OK

Sports betting will become legal in Indiana and construction of two new casinos will be allowed in the state under a bill signed by the governor. Gov. Holcomb endorsed the measure, approved by lawmakers after they reached a deal in the final hours of this year’s state legislative session. So …

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Injury Crash On 20A

A three-vehicle crash east of West Unity on U.S. 20A, west of County Road 2 injures two. Witnesses told officers Mei Hidaka of Dundee was westbound, when her vehicle drifted over the center line…into oncoming traffic. Hidaka’s vehicle hit Chelsea Roth’s car, causing heavy damage. Another car spun out in …

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Levies Pass

Not a big turnout in the special election this week. Both issues in Williams County passed by comfortable margins. Montpelier voters overwhelmingly approved a renewal of a 0.3 percent levy on income for improvements to the village’s sewage and storm drainage system. Voters also approved a 3.2-mill, five-year levy for …

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New OH Budget Nears

House lawmakers are ready to approve a two-year budget that includes a healthy reduction in the state income tax. The GOP-controlled House scheduled a vote on the $69 billion spending plan following its approval by the House Finance Committee. Minority Democrats joined majority Republicans in a rare unanimous committee vote. …

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DeWine Dedicates Park

Gov. DeWine dedicates the addition of 118 acres to a nature preserve. He was joined by Ohio’s Department of Natural Resources director for the dedication at the Lakeside Daisy State Nature Preserve in Marblehead. A U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service grant provided 75% of the more than $1 million cost …

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