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UPDATE: Winter storm warning issued

A winter storm warning is in effect for Hancock, Seneca, Wood and Wyandot counties from 7 p.m. Tuesday until 5 p.m. Wednesday, according to the National Weather Service A winter storm watch is in effect for the rest of northwestern Ohio from Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday...

Letters to the Editor 2-3-14

AN ABUSE OF POWER In the 1980s, laws were put into place nationwide to protect women and children from abusive relationships. However, now the laws that once were instituted for the purpose of protecting women and children from abuse have morphed into a giant loophole to allow...

Monday Calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave., fitness center open, 5-9 a.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Silver Sneakers Splash, Birchaven, 8:30-9:30 a.m.; Silver Sneakers Classic, 9-9:50 a.m.; Silver Sneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; water exercise and open swim, Birchaven, 10-11...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A Mohican Road couple each were incarcerated for domestic violence following a fight Friday. A man was facing an allegation of criminal trespassing...

Museum plans American Girl tea

The Hancock Historical Museum will host an American Girl Victorian Valentine Tea from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The event is for children ages 6-12 with an accompanying adult. The tea will highlight the time period of American Girl Samantha. Guests are...

Public Meetings

The following public meetings will be held this week in the Findlay area: TODAY Carey Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, municipal building. Rawson Board of Public Affairs, 7 p.m., town hall. Hancock County Family First Council, 8:30 a.m., Job & Family Services. Riverdale...

Foster care numbers declining

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County’s renewed effort to keep children out of foster care is showing results. In 2013, Hancock County Job & Family Services hired a part-time worker dedicated to finding relatives to help troubled families.  Diana Hoover, assistant...

Just Ask: What is extra-virgin olive oil?

Q: How do I know if my Italian olive oil is really “extra-virgin”? A: It probably isn’t. Nearly 70 percent of Italian olive oil sold in the United States is doctored, according to a New York Times report. It’s an open secret that most Italian extra-virgin...

Ag nutrients bill passes Senate

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER An “agricultural nutrients bill” aimed at addressing Ohio’s growing water quality problem recently passed unanimously in the Ohio Senate, and is expected to be considered soon by the Ohio House. Sponsored by state Sen. Cliff Hite,...

I. Louise Miller

I. Louise Miller, 88, of Findlay, died at 12:50 p.m. Sunday at The Heritage Manor. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.