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Wood County roads now at Level 2

Wood County Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn says his county is now under a Level 2 snow advisory, which is reduced from a Level 3 emergency declaration. A Level 2 snow advisory says roads are hazardous with blowing and drifting snow and/or icy conditions. Only those who feel it is...

Findlay Civil Service meeting postponed to Jan. 15

The Findlay Civil Service Committee meeting, originally scheduled for 11:30 a.m. today, has been postponed until Wednesday, Jan. 15 in the Municipal Building’s third floor conference room.

Repeated OVIs send Findlay man to prison

A Findlay man was sentenced to prison for his seventh impaired driving conviction. Donald L. McFadden Jr., 40, was sentenced today in Hancock County Common Pleas Court to 18 months in prison for operating a vehicle while intoxicated on March 2 in the city. The crime is a...

Mount Cory man killed in Hardin County crash

ADA — Darrin Conaway, 50, of Mount Cory, was killed in a single-vehicle accident on Hardin County 20, north of Ada, about 8:10 a.m. today. Ice-covered roads were cited as a cause of the accident, according to the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol. The patrol said Conaway,...

Some of Sears’ mall neighbors worried about closure

In the wake of news that Findlay’s Sears Roebuck and Co. store is closing, most of its neighbors interviewed Wednesday are worried about the future of Findlay Village Mall. Most, but not all, were surprised by the news Sears will be closing in mid-April as part of a restructuring...

6 counties have Level 1 alerts; Seneca still at Level 2

With temperatures edging upward, Hancock County and five nearby counties upgraded their roadway warnings to a Level 1 weather alert Wednesday. A Level 1 alert warns of treacherous travel conditions. Other counties under this designation Wednesday night were Wyandot, Henry,...

Arlington Council reschedules meeting date

ARLINGTON - Arlington Council has re-scheduled its meeting that was postponed by this week’s inclement weather. Council will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 15, in the municipal building.

UPDATE: Two water line breaks reported in Findlay

Two water line breaks in Findlay are being handled by the city’s water department: one on Sixth Street, just west of Emory Adams Park, which has affected 8-10 residences; the other in the 200 block of Lima Avenue, which has affected 10-12 residences, according to Jeff...

Three arrested after traffic stop reveals $24,000 in Ecstasy pills

Three people from Kentucky are facing felony drug charges after they were stopped this morning on Interstate 75 in Findlay with approximately $24,000 in Ecstasy pills, according to the Findlay post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol. Darius Reaves, 42; Martise Corley, 35; and...

City Planning Commission approves performing arts center plan

Findlay City Planning Commission today approved a plan to renovate Central Middle School auditorium into a $10-million Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, to open in fall 2015 on West Main Cross Street. Construction is expected to begin in March with a public event and...