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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...

Findlay man, infant injured in North Blanchard Street crash

A Findlay man and infant were injured in a two-vehicle crash at North Blanchard and Vincent streets on Wednesday afternoon, according to the Findlay Police Department. Kyle Osborn, 22, and Connor James, 1, both suffered non-incapacitating injuries and were transported to...

Plaintiff in historic First Amendment case visits FHS

Mary Beth Tinker, plaintiff in the 1969 U.S. Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines, visited Findlay High School on Thursday to speak to students about their rights. “I want them to know that kids can make a difference in taking our world forward to a more just place,” Tinker...

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.

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,...

UPDATE: Fostoria student arrested for bringing weapon onto FJSHS campus

According to Fostoria Police Chief Keith Loreno, officers have arrested a 13-year-old boy for allegedly possessing a BB gun on the campus of Fostoria Junior/Senior High School this afternoon. Fostoria Police Department first received a call regarding a Fostoria City Schools...

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...

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...