GOP First Friday lunch postponed

The Hancock County Republican Party’s First Friday lunch, scheduled for today, has been postponed due to weather. The lunch has been rescheduled for 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at American Legion Post 3, 120 W. Front St. Mayor Lydia Mihalik is expected to speak about the...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A TV, DVD player and space heater were taken Tuesday from 622 Lawn Ave. Domestic acrimony was noted recently on Speedway Drive, Jennifer Lane, Elm...

HPD planetarium program Sunday

A planetarium program about Jupiter will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at “Doc” Phillips Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve. The program is for people 5 years old and up. It will include a story, craft and observation of planets and stars in the planetarium....

McComb board has 2 vacancies

McCOMB — McComb school board met Thursday to swear in two members and announce board vacancies. At Superintendent Meri Skilliter’s office, the district swore in Rob Quiroga and Jim Rode, who were re-elected in November. The board also announced two vacancies. The...

3 high schools offering financial aid seminars

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Area schools are offering students and their families a lesson on cutting the cost of college. Findlay, Arlington and Liberty-Benton high schools will each host a financial aid seminar this month to help kick-start the aid application process for high...

Motorists sliding off highways

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer The weather outside was freezing and frightful Thursday for motorists and others braving the snow and high winds. Local authorities responded to many traffic mishaps, but none was said to be serious. Putnam and Seneca counties were under a...

14 inches of snow fell in December

PANDORA — More than a foot of snow fell in the Pandora area during December, according to Guy Verhoff, U.S. weather observer. Verhoff recorded 14.3 inches of snow in December, with 4.55 inches of total precipitation. That’s nearly double the normal amount of...

Greater Fostoria Community Foundation elects 3 trustees

FOSTORIA — Linda Holmes Bowling, D. Ford Mennel, and Eric Stinehelfer were elected trustees of the Greater Fostoria Community Foundation during its recent annual meeting. Bowling moved to Fostoria three years ago to marry Bill Bowling. She previously lived in New York City...

Letters to the editor 1/3/14

THE YEAR FOR ACTION I applaud a bold act of The Courier. In the Courier’s View (Dec. 23, Page A4), editors headlined the aftermath of the recent flooding with … well, the headline, “Look Around,” and one sentence, “We must stop the flooding,”...

Beyond Apollo

There have been tough lessons learned from the failed merger of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. and India’s Apollo Tyres, a partnership that would have been the largest Indian acquisition of a U.S. company. Earlier this week, Cooper terminated an agreement with Apollo, which...