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McComb library plans story time

McCOMB — Story time at the McComb Public Library will resume on Tuesday, Feb. 11 at 6:30 p.m., with stories, rhymes, crafts, music and games for children. Children 3 to 5 years old who are not in kindergarten are being invited to attend. No registration is necessary.

Drug enforcement unit gets grant

The multi-county METRICH Enforcement Unit on Monday received a large grant to fight drug crime. The Ohio Department of Public Safety presented $112,500 to METRICH from its Edward R. Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant program. METRICH operates in Hancock, Wyandot, Seneca,...

Tuesday’s scoreboard

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL Monday’s Results Three Rivers Athletic Conference Lima Senior 90, Tol. Cent. Catholic 66 Toledo Whitmer 50, Findlay 26 Midland Athletic League Tiffin Calvert 60, Hopewell-Loudon 40 Northern Buckeye Conference Lake 63, Woodmore 40 Other NW Ohio Games...

Company giving $1.1M to schools

Marathon Petroleum Corp. will donate $1.1 million to Findlay City Schools for its Science, Technology, Engineering and Math program at the middle schools, and for a new school bus building, Marathon Chief Executive Officer Gary Heminger said Monday. More than half the $1.1...

Marathon investing $80M in downtown

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Beleaguered by floods and fire in recent years, Findlay’s downtown will get a major boost in the next three years thanks to Marathon Petroleum Corp. Marathon will spend $80 million to add two office buildings and two multi-level parking garages to...

Iriti: More work to do downtown

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s downtown building investments will have a “tremendous impact,” sparking other projects, an economic development point man said Monday. But business and government leaders realize Findlay has more work to do on...

Grant sought for new substation

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council approved a resolution Monday to apply for a $1.9 million U.S. Economic Development Administration Public Works Assistance Grant. The village would match the grant with electric fund money to construct a new electric...

Local officials in Washington on lobbying trip

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Mayor Lydia Mihalik, Hancock County Commissioner Brian Robertson and Findlay-Hancock County Alliance Economic Development Director Tony Iriti flew to Washington, D.C., on Monday to lobby the Army Corps of Engineers and congressional members for more...

Arlington Council approves waterline upgrade project

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Bids will be advertised soon to upgrade waterlines in a portion of Arlington, Village Council reported Monday. Waterlines in the area of Main Cross Street, the Sunset addition and West Liberty Street will be improved at an estimated...

Carey service station robbed

CAREY — Carey police are continuing to investigate a robbery Saturday at the Shell gas station on the southern edge of the village, near the U.S. 23/Ohio 15 interchange. The holdup occurred at 12:49 p.m. when a young male entered the business, presented a threatening note...