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A dive team is searching for the body of a 34-year-old man from the Toledo area, believed to have drowned in a Jet Ski accident on Saturday. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday in a private pond inMore >>
The body of 34-year-old Jason Mitchell, from Perrysburg, was located by divers around 1pm on Sunday in about seven feet of water.More >>
largest employer, H.J. Heinz, is planning to hire more workers.
plant has been in Fremont for 76 years and has become a staple and pillar of
the local economy. Very soon, it will be adding 25 new jobs, following a $12
million improvement project.
project was helped along by a nine-year, 65 percent state tax credit Heinz
received from Ohio on Tuesday.
this last year, they've been pumping a lot of dollars into infrastructure
upgrades and being prepared to take on what is actually being announced right
now," said Kay Ereiter, from the Sandusky County Economic Development Corp.
this year, Heinz laid off 600 workers across North America, and also shut down
multiple plants. The Fremont plant lost no workforce, which local officials
attribute to the current 420 workers there.
workforce has always been really good, and they've been able stay up with the
product demand that they've had over the years," Ereiter said.
Heinz announcement is one last bulletpoint for what's been a great year for
Sandusky County, which is reporting $193 million in economic development
manufacturers are feeling comfortable in making investments, and I think are
happy with the workforce and the produce and the quality that is coming out of
our facilities," Ereiter said.
Fall can be the best time to take a vacation: kids are back in school and temperatures are moderate. Many vacation destinations even offer discounted rates to attract tourists. Check out some of these popular fall destinations.More >>
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