The City Beat – Accolades given to NV football punter as city gets back to business

Rob and Jennifer Kasee accompanied their son, Northview senior Alex Kasee, as he received a proclamation from Mayor Craig Stough and members of Sylvania City Council at the Jan. 3 meeting. Kasee, a kicker and punter on the Wildcat football team garnered First Team All-Northern Lakes League, All District, and All-State honors as a punter. He also earned Academic All-NLL honors with a 3.5 cumulative GPA. As a junior, he earned First Team All-NLL, All-District, and All-State honors, and as a sophomore, Second Team All-NLL, and All-District as well as Honorable Mention All-State honors as a kicker. Mayor Stough also proclaimed Jan. 3 as Alex Kasee Day in the city of Sylvania. Continue reading The City Beat – Accolades given to NV football punter as city gets back to business

The City Beat – SV soccer stars honored

Mayor Craig Stough began the agenda of the Dec. 5 meeting of Sylvania City Council by offering a proclamation declaring Dec. 5  as Tyler Pawlicki Day and Dec. 6 as Carys Bourbeau Day. The two Southview seniors were each named to OHSAA All-Ohio First Teams, All-District First Teams, and Northern Lakes League First Teams for boys and girls soccer, respectively. Continue reading The City Beat – SV soccer stars honored

The City Beat – Council approves TIF

Several citizens attended the Public Hearing before the Monday, Nov. 21 Sylvania City Council meeting to seek clarification about the proposed Tax Incremental Financing area. That proposed district includes the commercial properties in downtown Sylvania and on Monroe Street to the expressway. Consultant Glenn Grisdale of Reveille was on hand to answer residents’ questions about the proposal. Continue reading The City Beat – Council approves TIF

The city beat – Residents voice opinions; guests present agency and levy information

Dave Schmitt of DS Developers made a presentation of plans for the property at 4215 N. McCord Rd. between Regis Park and Victoria Court to begin the public hearing prior to Sylvania City Council’s Oct. 17 meeting. More than 20 Sylvania residents also attended the meeting. Several voiced opposition opinions while one couple spoke in favor of the project.  After reviewing all comments, Sylvania City Council President Mark Frye made the motion to refer the issue to the Zoning and Annexation Committee for further review and consideration, scheduled for 6:45 pm on Nov. 7. Continue reading The city beat – Residents voice opinions; guests present agency and levy information

The City Beat – ProMedica Flower Hospital honored

ProMedica President Darrell Wachowiak, Associate Vice President of Clinical Services Karen Miller and Associate Vice President of Operations Will Yenrick received a proclamation at the Oct. 3 city council meeting from Sylvania Mayor Craig Stough commending the ProMedica Flower Hospital staff for its heroic efforts during the pandemic. Mayor Stough declared Oct. 3 at ProMedica Flower Hospital Day. Continue reading The City Beat – ProMedica Flower Hospital honored

Sylvania police chief retires after 28 years; new chief named

Sylvania Police Chief Rick Schnoor turned over his office to fellow officer, Capt. Danilynn Miller, who was named the new police chief during the Sept. 6 Sylvania City Council meeting.

After more than 28 years on the force, Schnoor said, “This is a good time for me to leave. We are very fortunate to be fully staffed. We have the support from the city administration and tons of support from the community. But I will miss working with all the people here.” Continue reading Sylvania police chief retires after 28 years; new chief named

The City Beat – Area roads/sewer work proposed

At the August 15 Sylvania City Council meeting, Service Director Kevin Aller presented a report on the Monroe Street and Harroun Road safety improvements, which includes the widening of Monroe Street from Harroun Road east, past the Kroger and Monroe Street intersection, and the lengthening of the two left turn lanes at the Harroun Road/Monroe street intersection. This ODOT-sponsored project has been in progress since 2015. City Council authorized Aller to request letters of interest from ODOT prequalified construction engineering firms to manage the project during construction and to advertise for bids. Continue reading The City Beat – Area roads/sewer work proposed

The City Beat – Residents participate in City Council’s informational meeting

Sylvania Police Captain Doug Hubaker introduced new police officer Mitchell Boraggina to Sylvania Mayor Craig Stough and members of Sylvania City Council at the regular meeting July 18. According to Captain Hubaker, the new officer has been on the job for the past month and will continue on-the-job training for the next six to eight weeks. Officer Boraggina had been a member of the Ottawa Hills Police Department for four years prior to joining the Sylvania Police Department. Continue reading The City Beat – Residents participate in City Council’s informational meeting