The Press Newspaper
Learning to live within its means has been a tough task for the Village of Oak Harbor the past couple of years.
The village had to dip into its cash reserves in the last quarter of 2013 to cover $207,000 of expenses beyond its planned budget.
And as village council readies to solidify figures for the 2014 budget, the haunting issue and need for fiscal accountability loomed over conversations among council members at their most recent meeting. By Ohio law, the budget has to be settled by March 31.
Mike and Sandi Bailey were miffed to see The Press reported their store, Olney Market, was Hot then and gone today in a Nostalgia Highway column written by John Szozda.
The husband and wife team report the market is open and serving customers at Bayshore and Stadium roads for the 58th year. Sandi said the couple hopes to sell before Mike retires in a few years. Meanwhile, the two continue to cut their own meats and make their own hamburger.
Hours are Monday thru Saturday 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The phone number is 419-698-8195.
Mike’s mother, Hazel and her husband Lester ran the market for many years. Hazel passed away in 2010 at age 88.
Seventy-one percent of the East Toledo electorate voted for Mayor D. Michael Collins when he defeated incumbent Michael Bell last November.
State officials continue to address complaints about the price and supply of propane fuel.
The freezing temperatures and frequent snowstorms this winter have left Northwood short of road salt.
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