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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Gibsonburg man killed in accident

BOWLING GREEN — A 58-year-old Gibsonburg man was killed Saturday in a head-on crash on Ohio 105, just east of Bowling Green. A Pemberville couple were injured. David Kaseman was pronounced dead at Wood County Hospital, the Bowling Green post of the State Highway Patrol reported....