Schedule: NB Trash Pick-Up & “Informal” Village Garage Sales

Dates for North Baltimore Garage Sales (“Informal”) and “Trash” Pick-Up Day

Village Wide Trash Pick-up
Monday, June 14, 2021

Trash must be placed curbside before 7 a.m.

No trash will be picked up on alleys.

The following items will not be picked up: mattresses; tires; large furniture; large appliances; brush, and hazardous materials.

Please contact the Village Office at 419-257-2394 with any questions.

The “Informal Community Garage Sales” will be the weekend BEFORE the Pick-Up, June 11, 12 & 13, 2021. (Here is the Facebook page for info:


Brush Pick-Up is Monday, May 17 – See Guidelines Here

Services of the Village of NB…


The NEXT Village Brush Pick-Up is MONDAY, May 15, 2021.

The NEXT Village Brush DROP OFF is Saturday, June 19, 2021

The Village of North Baltimore Brush Drop Off and Pick Up Policy

“Brush” is defined according to this policy as:

Cut off, trimmed or fallen branches of trees not to exceed 4 inches in diameter and 6 feet in length.

The Village of North Baltimore is committed to providing affordable and effective service to accommodate the residents of the Village of North Baltimore with the following brush drop off and pick up policy.

The following schedule shall apply –

Visit the village website to view the village newsletter for more information.

The 3rd Saturday in June (June 19, 2020) – Drop off brush behind the public works building between 8 am and 11 am.

The 3rd Saturday in July (the  – Drop off brush behind the public works building
between 8 am and 11 am.


WCCOA Job Posting – Medical Escort Driver (Full Time)

Medical Escort Driver for the Wood County Committee on Aging is a 40 hour per week position

WCCOA Job Posting

Medical Escort Driver (Full Time)

Medical Escort Driver for the Wood County Committee on Aging is a 40 hour per week position. Duties include: transporting older adults to and from medical appointments, assisting clients with scheduling of appointments, and maintaining up-to-date client records.


High school diploma or GED equivalent. Must be proficient with basic computer use including Microsoft Office. Must possess proven organizational skills and be able to work independently or as an active team member. Minimum of 5 years driving experience with no moving citations/violations.

 Must have a proven record of working with older adults.  Be eligible for bonding and insurable under agency policy.  Possess a valid Ohio Driver’s license with proof of auto insurance. Meet the requirements contained in Ohio Administrative Code (OAC) 173-3-06.6 (B)(3). Must successfully complete background check.

Applications available at WCCOA, 140 S. Grove Street, Bowling Green, Ohio. Downloadable format available at   Completed applications must be accompanied by current resume and returned to the Manager of Human Resources.  Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

 The Wood County Committee on Aging, a non-profit organization, is an Equal Opportunity Employer

BG Farmer’s Market Opens TODAY May 12

Open Wednesdays 4 – 7 pm!

Opening Day for the Farmers’ Market! Welcome to all of our vendors and customers!
The hours are 4-7 pm located at the Main St. & Clough St. parking lot.
Bowling Green’s 2021 Farmers Market will run every Wednesday from May 12-October 21st.
Quick facts:
-Masks are not required because it is an outside event. Per CDC guidelines, guests must keep a 6 feet distance between them.
-The market runs from 4:00 pm-7:00 pm each week.
-26 total vendors are currently scheduled, vendors may vary on weeks.
-There will be food trucks and live music. Refer to the events section of the page
for specific information on what to expect each Wednesday.
-The children’s area is set to return! There will be interactive events for them to participate in.
We are so excited to see you stop out!

HANCOCK COUNTY: Highway construction update May 10



HANCOCK COUNTY: Highway construction update

Week of May 10, 2021

LIMA, Ohio (Thursday, May 6, 2021) The following construction projects are anticipated to affect highways in Hancock County next week. All outlined work is weather permitting.

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Interstate 75 southbound entrance ramp from Lima Ave is open following a closure for a culvert replacement.



U.S. 68/State Route 15 in the city of Findlay will have lane restrictions for guard rail and cable rail repair.

  • Monday, May 10.
    • Southbound, along the Interstate 75 southbound exit ramp to U.S. 68/State Route 15 (flyover ramp) to along Western Avenue.
  • Tuesday, May 11.
    • Southbound, along Springlake Drive and the exit ramp for U.S. 68.
    • Northbound, along Western Avenue.
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U.S. 224 and County Road 223/Howard St., at the intersection in the city of Findlay, will close May 10 for seven days for a project to raise the profile of the roadway and resurface.  Visit the project webpage for more information.


  • Detour: CR 140 to SR 12 to I-75 back to U.S. 224 (see map).

U.S. 224 between SR 235 and the city of Findlay will have lane restrictions for pavement repairs in preparation for resurfacing. Visit the project webpage for more information.

State Route 15 between County Road 8 and State Route 37 will be restricted to one lane in both directions for bridge repairs. Visit the project page.

State Route 235/Park Drive and State Route 613/Main Street in the village of McComb will have intermittent closures for storm sewer installation. Work will take place from the intersection, west to the railroad crossing.  


State Route 235 between the railroad tracks and Bond-Preble Street will close on April 19 for approximately six weeks. 

  • Detour: U.S. 224 to I-75, to SR 18, back to SR 235 (see map).

State Route 568 at the Blanchard River bridge, between County Road 234 and County Road 236, will be restricted to one lane for guard rail repair.


District wide lighting upgrades: All four-lane routes — Interstate 75, U.S. 23, U.S. 24, U.S. 30, State Route 15 — will have temporary lane or shoulder closures for highway lighting upgrades. High-pressure sodium fixtures (HPS) will be replaced with light-emitting diode (LED) luminaires. Lighting will be added at 12 locations where drivers make key decisions. Nonessential lighting will be removed.  Temporary lane or shoulder restrictions may occur. Visit the project webpage for more information. logo

Know Before You Go!

For more detailed traffic information, and to get personalized traffic alerts for your commute, download the OHGO app or visit

GOST 2021 Car Show Information

North Main Street North Baltimore Ohio – July 31, 2021


—$15.00 Registration Fee

On Walnut Street & North Main Street down (Enter at Cherry Street/North Main Street by Powell Elementary.

See Map RIGHT >>>>>>>

GOST 2021 Car Show Map/Directions

—For more information:
Tim Pelton at 419.857.1268/
Paul King at 419.575.3597/
Mike Soltis at 419.806.2116/

—Music by DJ Larry Reese
—Classic Slot Car Races
Pro-Tinker Toys
—Festival & Organizers not responsible for any damage at event

—Posters printed by
North Baltimore, Ohio

July 31, 2021
Registration – 8:30 Am till 11 Am
Car Show – 11 Am till 3:30 Pm
Awards – 3 Pm
Good Ole Summertime Festival


With Trucks, Tractors, Jeeps and Cycles too!




No appointment necessary. Walk-Ins welcome!



Attend your free, local COVID-19 (Pfizer) vaccine clinic to get back to the things you miss.

No appointment necessary. Walk-Ins welcome!

If you would like to schedule your vaccination time in advance, please use

MONDAY | MAY 10 | 12 – 6PM


205 N. MAIN ST
WEDNESDAY | MAY 12 | 11 – 5PM

Patricia Gerdeman, 77, NB

…passed away at 3:53 a.m., Thursday, May 6, 2021, at her residence. 


Patricia Gerdeman, 77, of North Baltimore, passed away at 3:53 a.m., Thursday, May 6, 2021, at her residence.  She was born on January 9, 1944, in Highland Park, MI to the late James E. and Fern E. (Lyon) Thompson.  She married James Gerdeman on April 20, 1963, and he survives.  

Patricia is also survived by her children: Patrick (Fran) Gerdeman of Delaware, OH, Christopher (Kelly) Gerdeman of North Baltimore, Daniel (Judy) Gerdeman of Pickerington, OH, Joanne (Mike) Gerdeman-Cook of North Baltimore, Benjamin (Carrie) Gerdeman of Lake Orion, MI, Peter (Carrie) Gerdeman of North Baltimore, John (Skye) Gerdeman of Ft. Drum, NY and Jason Gerdeman of Columbus, OH; brothers: Jeffery (Marlene) Thompson of North Baltimore, Timothy Thompson of Tucson, AZ and Paul (Alice) Thompson of Custar, OH; 27 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren; many honorary children and grandchildren; and a special cousin, Moe Pocha of Snohomish, WA.  

She was also preceded in death by her sister, Jean Schroeder.  

Patricia was a homemaker.  She had also been a recipe columnist for the North Baltimore News for 26 years.  She was a longtime and faithful member of Holy Family Catholic Church, and the Rosary Altar Society.  Patricia was a member of the North Baltimore Garden Club, North Baltimore C.C.L., and was the former President of the St. Vincent DePaul Thrift Store.  

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, May 10, 2021, at Holy Family Catholic Church, North Baltimore.  Father Art Niewiadomski Celebrant.  Burial will be in New Maplewood Cemetery, North Baltimore.  

Visitation will be held 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. Sunday at SMITH-CRATES FUNERAL HOME, North Baltimore.  

Memorial contributions may be made to Holy Family Catholic Church and/or Bridge Home Health and Hospice.  Online condolences may be expressed at

Troop 315 May Newsletter

So what did the scout decide to do this summer;  ALOT…


Troop 315 May Newsletter
Our troop makes me so happy.  Our first meeting , back together, was a great moment .  The whole gang met outside for a flag raising by our color guard.  Announcement of upcoming program was met with great excitement and our newest scouts were all there ready to dive into this chapter of their scout lives.  Boy; did we all miss it.   I hope you are all ready for an amazing summer with the troop.   Everything is in full swing,  Fund raisers, High adventure, Summer camp, awards ceremonies and yes,  a video game night .  It’s like laying out the red carpet for our newbies so they see al the great stuff we do.  
So what did the scout decide to do this summer;  ALOT
Law Merit Badge   May 8    –    
Courthouse in BG for mock trial with Judge Reiger for Law Merit Badge.  Meet at scout house in class A at 8:00am with your paperwork for the merit badge.  Lunch will be provided and we should be done by 12:00pm
May 9    –     Mothers Day,  spend it with family and mom – No meeting
Armed Forces Details  May 14 – 16 
We will leave on Friday May 14 from scout house and go to Findlay’s Millstream Fairgrounds,  camp and set up for the G.I. breakfast.  This camp is free and includes all the Military displays, reenactments and swap meat.    NOTE.  Scouts have been known to buy items that cannot be brought to scout functions.  If you do buy this stuff. We will hold onto it til after the camp and give back when parents pick you up.  Also.  Do not participate in any of the air soft wars that are staged by the re enactors.  Lots of cool stuff there, knives, shooting stars, armor  etc.  Be ready for a leader to hold on to it til we get home.  If it is a rainy weekend. we will pack up on Saturday evening. 
May 23 & 30  Normal meetings. at 6pm
Memorial Day parade  May 31
Line up at fire station at 8:30am, Step off at 9:00am  Full Class A uniform,  including any sashes , kneckerchiefs and extras you may have.  We will train to march in patrols at the meetings and fall in behind the NB school marching band.  Troop 343- Bradner and Troop 337, Bloomdale have been invited to also march along with Pack 372 and us.  The hope is to have a very large scouting presence as a recruiting tool as well as to show N.B. how strong our program is.  Looking and acting smartly really sets us off .    Smartly ?
    Smartly , a very old term  adverb
  1. 1.
    in a manner showing quick-witted intelligence or skill.
    “a smartly conceived menu”
  2. 2.
    in an attractively neat and stylish manner.
    “he was dressed smartly in his suit”
Video Game Night.  June  19-20
Scouts unanimously voted for this instead of Monsoon Lagoon.   We will open scout house on Saturday at 2pm to set up games,  We will leave at 3pm  to go swimming  in Blufton,  eat at Stevie B’s for supper and return  to scout house for the overnighter.   Admission for pool and Stevie B;s should be around $13.00 per scout.     On Sunday morning.  We need to clean the scout house and be done by 8:00am.  Leaders need their rest after this one 🙂  No meeting that Sunday
Summer Camp June 27 – July 3
We have 16 registered and paid scouts with 3 leaders going to camp.  I do have most all merit badge sign ups .  Physicals will need completed prior to March  10th.
    Link        680-001_abc.pdf (   also include an insurance card if you have coverage
Leaders attending : Joe White, Billy Trout, Jordan Kimmel & Shawn Benjamin  :  :  Scouts – Josh F, Skyler L, Isaiah B, Jesse Noah Levi V. Jordan C, Aaron B, Cole C., Daniel H., Joe R., Rhys W., Jayden F., Cayden L.,Zack T.Chris J.,
If you’re still interested in going and you missed the early bird,  we can register you at $332.00 for scouts 
Elections  July 11 & 18
Annually,   The troop elects new leadership into its ranks,  Each patrol has a patrol and Assistant patrol leader and the troop has a Senior patrol Leader, currently Jesse and his assistant Zack T. As a scout moves through his scouting life,  they earn ranks , merit badges and take charge in different parts of the troop,  There is a quartermaster, scribe, chaplains aid, historian, troop guide and so on.  The scouts vote on this during these meetings so it’s important to attend since they all have a voice.  
Awards picnic  July  25
Time for all scouts to recieve patches, ranks, merit badges and office assignments,  We usually meet a the park for a potluck and cook burgers and dogs on the grill.  We invite the whole family out for food , scouting family time and awards.  
Good Ole Summertime July 31
This is an all hands on deck fundraiser,  It earns the troop and scouts alot for their accounts.  We will have a sign up for scout and parent to work the food stand and trash patrol in 2 hour time slots,  We are open from 10am to 9:30pm. Please consider helping since we need assistance in cooking, cashier, sandwich making.  While we use the scouts for all this.  It’s important to help and guide during the food handling process.  The troop applies for a temporary food license and has to adhere to all local rules on food handling.  Frank usually handles the  kitchen along with volunteer parents.  There is a setup Friday and clean up Saturday shift as well.   We run 4 scouts and parents per 2 hr shift.  
White Water Rafting August 5-7
Our troop has secured a reservation with Wilderness Voyagers for our white water rafting trip on August 5-7. I’ll need a head count of adults and scouts going.  Cost is $105.00 per person. Includes camping, 5 meals and rafting. If you are a driver for the group, your cost is waived .  Plans are as follows;
Bring spending money for 2 meals and souvenirs.
9:00am   Meet as scouthouse and pack trailers
9:30am   Depart to Pennsylvania
12:00pm  lunch in travel
3 – 4pm  arrive at Benners campsite
              we will set up camp, cook supper, swim and settle in for the evening
8:00am  Go to Cantina for breakfast
9:00am   Rafting on Middle Yough , Lunch on the river
3:00pm   return to base and sight see till supper
6:00pm  supper at Cantina
7:00pm   Back to camp
8:00am  Breakfast at cantina
9:00am  breakdown camp at Benners and depart
12:00pm  lunch in travel
4:30ish  should be back to N.B.
Committee and leadership of our Troop
Charter & Rep   Dennis Miller  – Rotary Club of N.B.
Committee Chair   – Mike Julien
Unit Commissioner  – John Bailey
Parent Coordinator  – Frank Boes
Eagle coach   – Larry Bateson
Treasurer  – Tiffany Bowling
Committee members at large  – Tammy Trout, James Bowling
Scoutmaster  – Shawn Benjamin
Assistants  – Billy Trout , Joseph White , Tim Brown
Quote from Lord Baden Powell
“Nature study will show you how full of beautiful and wonderful things God has made the world for you to enjoy. Be contented with what you have got and make the best of it. Look on the bright side of things instead of the gloomy one.”

NB GOST is “A Go”!

Some events and times and attractions are TBA – Check for updates.

North Baltimore Good Ole Summertime Day Festival is a go – ALWAYS the LAST Saturday of July!

Save the date: Saturday, July 31, 2021!!!

Much more info to come! Keep it “tuned” to! (and COMING SOON –

Tentative schedule:

NEW this year – most of the GOST events (including D & D Rides and military vehicle display) will be North of the tracks for safety concerns, convenience, parking/traffic flow, etc …

Fireworks are still at the Village Park!

8 am- GOST – 5K  –  Info coming!

8 am- Alumni Association Golf Scramble at Birch Run Golf Course – Pre-Registration is “required”

8:30-11 am- Car Show Registration

9 am – Flag raising, prayer, and national anthem at the Gazebo (Main & Broadway)

9 am-4 pm – Military Vehicles Display (TBA)

11:00am-3:30pm- Car Show – Register at Walnut Street

10:00am-11pm: D & D Rides, Games and Putting

11:15 am – Marching Band and Cheerleaders performance

12-1 pm: Improv/Talent Show

2-4 pm- East of Cheyenne

3 pm- Car Show Awards

12 pm-11:30 pm – Beer Tent 

1-6 pm – Bingo (Firehall)

3-5 pm – Basketball tournament (games tba)

5-7:30 pm – Swingmania

8:30-11:30 pm – Tongue n’ Groove

10 pm- Zambelli Fireworks


GOST Flea Market Registration Open

There are 30 Flea Market spaces available for 2021.


There are 30 Flea Market spaces available for 2021.



Downtown North Baltimore, OH

Saturday, July 31, 2021


Leisa Zeigler (419) 350-1406

or Email:

CLICK HERE for pdf form below


  1. Event will run from 9:00am-8:00pm. There will be NO early teardowns. No exceptions!
  2. Set-up (street booths): Friday July 30 after 5:00 pm or Saturday July 31 from 7:00-8:30 am. You must be ready for sales by 9:00 am.
  3. No illegal items permitted on the grounds. Discovery of such items will result in immediate expulsion from the grounds by the proper authorities. . . . NO pop-its.
  4. No firearms, other than antiques may be sold. No ammunition or components of any kind may be sold.
  5. No obscene pictures or pornographic material may be sold or given away.
  6. Trash cans are available for your refuse. Please keep your area clean at all times.
  7. Parking is not permitted behind your space. All vehicles must be moved after unloading.
  8. Booths are reserved only when payment is included with the application. Check or money order only. No cash payments accepted.
  9. Booths will be assigned on a “first come, first serve” basis (by postmark date). Previous vendors will have first chance for their booth space. New vendors will be put on a waiting list. We will try to honor your request…
  10. Refunds will be given at the discretion of the NBACC should weather or any other event cause a cancellation.
  11. Electricity is very limited and not guaranteed. If your booth needs electricity, please discuss this with Leisa so arrangements can be made. Electric cords are not provided.


Make checks payable to: NBACC

 North Baltimore Area Chamber of Commerce (GOST) ~ PO Box 284 ~ North Baltimore, OH 45872



Guests will view areas normally off-limits to the general public, such as the Log Cabin, Hog Barn, & Chicken Coop.

May 6 | Tours start at 6:00 PM
$10 Members / $15 Non-Members

  • Tour the museum outbuildings & grounds as you have never seen before. Guests will view areas normally off-limits to the general public, such as the Log Cabin, Hog Barn, & Chicken Coop.
  • Groups are limited to 15 people.
  • Tours will leave every 30 minutes.
  • RSVP required 419-352-0967
  • Purchase Tickets:

VIRTUAL HISTORY SERIES: “Whippets, Clippers and Larks: The Story of D. D. Gross Motor Sales”
May 13 | 12:00 PM
Zoom Link:

  • Join the North Baltimore Public Library & the Wood County Museum on the second Thursday of each month for a Virtual History Series!
  • May’s Virtual History Series Program: “Whippets, Clippers and Larks: The Story of D. D. Gross Motor Sales” Presented by Scott Gross.
    At the age of 18, Dan Gross started D. D. Gross Motor Sales in Moline, Ohio. His wife, Muriel and brothers Ted, Frank and Chuck joined him in running this family business. The business began by selling Willys Overland automobiles and went on to sell Packards and Studebakers, before closing in 1972. This presentation provides a nostalgic overview of the business – which includes research, photographs, “automobilia”, along with first-hand stories from past employees and customers. From Whippets, to Clippers to Larks, this presentation follows the evolution of the automobile, as witnessed by four brothers operating a family business.

    Virtual History Series presented by: Edwin & Irma Wolf and Lynn & Betty Wineland. Support for the Virtual History Series is in thanks of the many Tea Card Holders of the Tea & Talk Series.

DEMONSTRATION DAYS: Early Ohio Along the Portage
May 22-23 | Saturday 9 AM – 5 PM & Sunday 10 AM – 4 PM

  • Costumed interpreters portray life during the exploration of the Northwest Territory and the Ohio Country, especially along and near the Portage River in Wood County.
  • Outdoor demonstrations are free and open to the public.
  • Museum open 1-4 PM with regular admission.
  • For more information or to register as a participant, please contact:
    Frank Butwin, 419-270-0622,
    Joel Burg, 419-575-1605,