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May 3, 2016


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Garage Sales

Moving sale: Tuesday, May 10, 3-7 p.m., 2612 Township Road (Airport Road) in Ada. There will be lots of antiques, furniture, household goods, and assorted misc.


Multi-family garage sale in Arlington. Whirlpool Cabrio washer, GE Profile dryer, JennAire glass cooktop, Whirlpool bottom freezer refrigerator, GE electric range, tanning bed, exercise bike, coffee table, end tables, dining table and chairs, kitchen items, housewares, corner entertainment cupboard, bi-fold louver door, Rockdale pottery table lamps, holiday décor, sporting equipment, boys clothes up to size 10, girls clothes up to size 5T and much, much more! Friday, May 6, 8 a.m. -5 p.m. and Saturday, May 7, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at 131 N Cumberland St, Arlington during the Arlington Community Garage Sale.



Bluffton University campus-wide garage sale
Saturday, April 30
10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Burcky Gym inside Founders Hall
Students selling lofts, furniture, dorm decor, clothing, etc.
Faculty staff/community members invited to come browse!
Hosted by Bluffton University Business Leaders Club

Help Wanted

Help wanted: Part-time evening dietary aide
Hilty Home, a non-profit faith-based retirement home and child care center, is searching for a passionate individual looking to make a difference in the lives of those we serve. This position assists our residents with tasks such as serving meals, prep cook, dishwashing, and other related duties. Apply online at mhcoliving.org  under Careers and then under Hilty Home or come in and apply at 304 Hilty Drive, Pandora            EOE

Help wanted: Volunteer Coordinator - Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio, a four campus retirement community with over 300 active volunteers, is seeking to fill a Part-Time Volunteer Coordinator position.  This individual will coordinate the volunteer program on all campuses including recruiting, orienting, managing and celebrating volunteers.  Two years related experience preferred.  High School diploma or GED required. Submit a resume and application on-line (mhcoliving.org/why-us/careers) or to Doug Luginbill, MHCO, 410 W. Elm St., Bluffton, Ohio  45817 or email to dluginbill@mhcoliving.org.  Deadline: May 15, 2016.  EOE. 

Help wanted: Positions available for responsible, reliable office nurse and MA, competitive salary and benefits available. Fax resume to 419-369-4603 or email to dbrown@wcoil.com.



Help wanted: Assistant preschool teacher -- A reliable individual who can adapt to a changing working environment, is friendly, take directions, child orientated and able to work flexible hours. Minimum wage, 15-30 hours/week.


  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • Child Care Center experience 1 year preferred but not required
  • First Aid/CPR certified preferred but not required
  • Communicable Disease Certified preferred but not required
  • Child Abuse Certified preferred but not required
  • Must be able to perform physical activities
  • Must pass fingerprint clearance for Ohio BCI&I and FBI.

Please send a resume to Bluffton Community Preschool, 116 Church St., Bluffton, by May 9, 2016.


HVAC and/or Plumbing tech needed in the Bluffton/Findlay area.  If you have experience, great.  If not and you like adventure and want to learn a trade, we would like to talk to you.  Send email to jbasinger@basingerph.com.

Help wanted: RN/LPN Part time,  2nd shift openings. Please apply online at mhcoliving.org under Careers then under Hilty Home.

Bluffton Public Library
Temporary Summer Clerks: Part-time (2 positions)
Applications accepted until 5/2/16.

  • Temporary part-time hours range from 8 to 10 hours per week, based on library needs; up to 8 weeks, minimum wage.
  • Substitute positions are initially scheduled for a period of immersion training and then scheduled as needed with no guaranteed hours.
  • Duties include: accurate and efficient shelving, routine circulation activities and light cleaning, as assigned.
  • Required skills include: ability to learn quickly, memorize and recall procedures; customer service and basic computer skills; good vision to sort, shelve and retrieve materials; Ability to handle physical aspects of position, including: sitting/standing for extended periods of time, maneuvering fully-loaded book carts and lifting up to 40 lbs.; good attendance and punctuality.


Operations Specialist – Performs a variety of procedural and clerical duties at the Operations Center including daily processing and customer service and support. Maintains knowledge of bank policies and procedures. Assists customers and bank employees with requests and researches customer account problems. Performs back-up duties for other operational employees. High school diploma or general education degree (GED) and two years banking experience desired.  Must have stellar written and verbal communication skills, a high level of professionalism, and proficiency in computer software such as Word, Excel and Outlook. For more information and to apply for this opportunity, please visit www.cnbohio.com under “About Us”, “Careers”. Citizens National Bank is an Equal Opportunity Employer of women, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.


Help wanted: THE INN at OHIO NORTHERN UNIVERSITY  is seeking

qualified applicants for the following positions:

Part-time Housekeeping Guest Room Attendant

Part-time Housekeeping Houseperson

Competitive wages offered.

Must have flexible scheduling availability.

You may apply at the Inn or at:





For Sale

For sale: General Electric 30" ceramic top has 4 burners (one has lg/med/small
combined) & a warmer burner. Double ovens. Lower oven has convection
roast/bake. Includes 4 racks. Time bake features and meat temp probe. Approx
8 yrs old. Few cosmetic scratches on surface but works fine. Went back to
coil burners. Asking $300. Please call 419) 358-0384 only. No answer/leave
msg and will return ASAP. I don't check computer msgs too frequently, so
call. Just east of County Line Road.

OSU blanket $10 new in package 419 231-084 5

$10 call 419 231 0845

$10 call 419 231 0 845

For sale: Black & Decker work box for sale $20 call 419 231 0845

For sale: PetMate Dog Kennel for 30 - 50lbs  Like brand new. $30.00

Coleman camping stove $10 not using call 419 231 0 845

Old Radio Flyer wagon $30 419 231 0845

Assorted clubs for right-handed with bag $35 just in time for spring 419 231 0 845

419 231 0845  assorted clubs with bag $10 left-handed clubs

Call 419 231 0845 white Schwinn bike for sale

Single cemetery lot in Maple Grove cemetery in Bluffton. Very nice location. Bernie Ludwig @ 419/358/9501

20" Girls blue bike for sale. $35.00.  Call or text 817-403-3572, don't let the number fool you, we live in Bluffton!

For sale: Black hardwood mulch (j/h lawn ) Rich Johnson 419-358-4666 cell 419-234-4202.

Services Offered

Babysitting/Nanny Summer Job Wanted: Experienced High School sitter/nanny from Ada looking for consistent summer work. Oldest of 4 children, babysitter certified and have multiple years assisting in a preschool setting. Available May 27-August 15. Call 419-733-9629 and ask for Anna.

Turn a job to do into a job well done! • Full body car detailing • landscaping • grass mowing • window washing • painting (inside and out) • and other odd jobs. Contact Charles Miller, senior at Bluffton University, 513-383-7115, milcda@bluffton.edu

For Rent

HOUSE FOR RENT:  Cute 3 bedroom, 1 bath house in Bluffton for rent.  In a great location with a beautiful back yard. Available May 10th. $800 per month plus utilities. 567-204-9974

Cute 2 bedroom, 1 bath house for rent in Findlay. Great location. One block from university, high school and restaurants. $750. per month plus utilities. Mowing done by landlord. Available June 1. 567-204-9974

For rent: Newly renovated single family home on quiet road in Bluffton
3 bedroom
1 bathroom
eat in kitchen
dining room
family room
laundry room
large private yard with large outdoor storage
Call 419-231-0741


For rent: 1200 Sq. Ft. Villa.  3 bedroom, 2 bath and all kitchen and laundry appliances included. 44 St Rt 103 Bluffton. 950.00 a month plus utilities. Pets welcome.  Call 419-296-3786



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