CELINA - Residential streets continue to crumble as city officials struggle to find a way to pay for much-needed repairs.
West Lisle Street near the Mercer County Fairgrounds is a "a war zone," councilman Bill Sell said at Monday night's council meeting. Councilman Mark Fleck expressed fear the city could end up resorting to chip-and-sealing roads, an approach taken in the 1980s that he said led to a great uproar because of the dust it produced. [More]
Mercer County in February for the first time in more than three years does not hold the lowest unemployment rate in Ohio.
The county's jobless rate fell from 4.2 percent in January to 3.7 percent in February but was bumped from the bottom spot by Delaware County at 3.6 percent, according to data released today by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. [More]