Candidate filing deadline extended

Wednesday’s filing deadline for candidates and issues for the May 6 primary has been extended in Hancock County. Jody O’Brien, Hancock County elections board director, said because of the weather-related closing of the board’s offices Wednesday, the deadline...

Council Legislation

Feb. 4, 2014 Public Attendance: 8 ORDINANCES • 2014-6, second reading, authorizing the service-safety director to advertise for bids and enter into contracts for the purchase or lease of equipment, and for the construction of various projects, and appropriating nearly $3.3...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A Glenwood Middle School student was escorted from the school after becoming disruptive Monday. Domestic disagreements were noted recently at dwellings...

Letters to the Editor 02-06-14

APPLY CARBON TAX TO CHINA In a joint news conference between President Obama and Swedish Prime Minister Reinfeldt in September 2013, the question of climate change surfaced and the response was eye-opening. Prime Minister Reinfeldt told the press in attendance that when he and...

Coach’s speech postponed at UF

Coach Herman Boone’s visit to the University of Findlay is being rescheduled. The coach, made famous by the film “Remember The Titans,” was scheduled to speak Wednesday evening. The event was canceled because of the weather, according to the university.

North Baltimore puts off EMS levy try

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — A levy to help alleviate staffing problems at the North Baltimore Emergency Medical Service won’t appear on the May ballot, as village officials want more time to consider options. But the levy likely will be on the fall...

Margaretta board schedules meeting on Findlay candidate

The Margaretta school board is planning to meet today to discuss the employment of its superintendent, Edward Kurt. Kurt is one of two finalists for the Findlay superintendent job. The Margaretta board plans to go immediately into executive session and does not plan to take any...

Findlay ponders big hike in jail fees

By JOY BROWN and DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITERS Findlay officials are scrambling to find alternatives as they negotiate with Hancock County about a proposed 53 percent hike in jail inmate fees, which they say could cost the city an additional $350,000 annually. The county...

Area digging out after snowstorm drops 8.8 inches

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER As people strained, yet again, to push snow from driveways and sidewalks Wednesday, all area counties were under a Level 2 roadway advisory. The advisory cautions against unnecessary travel. The storm that arrived Tuesday and departed Wednesday dumped...

Findlay man hurt in accident

A Findlay man was injured in a two-vehicle accident on North Blanchard Street Wednesday night. Findlay police reported a vehicle driven by Austin J. Davis, 22, of Findlay, was northbound in the 500 block of North Blanchard Street at 9:46 p.m. when he lost control of the vehicle,...