Street closings proposed

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Marathon Petroleum Corp. wants to vacate portions of two streets and an alley for its campus expansion. It is asking the city’s permission to close East Hardin Street from South Main to East streets; Beech Avenue from East Sandusky to East Lincoln...

Pastor pleads for help with flooding problem

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Darwin Dunton, a pastor at First United Brethren Church, admittedly came begging at Findlay City Council’s meeting Tuesday. Dunton said his church at 616 Rector Ave. has endured repeated flooding, despite its north side location. His congregation...

Swimming, Diving: Glick looking for 4th state medal

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Bethany Glick admits she’s no Esther Williams in the water. “You won’t see me in a lane swimming a 50-(yard sprint) like the other swimmers,” Glick said with a laugh. “I’m a dog-paddler, a drowner.” When it...

Patricia Ann Miller

Patricia Ann Miller, 70, of Findlay, died at 8:25 a.m., Saturday, February 15, 2014. She was born on June 9, 1943, in Findlay to the late Harold and Mary Jean (Riley) Bishop. She is survived by her son, Brian Miller. Patricia was a homemaker and a member of St. Michael the...

Woman indicted for stabbing

By RYAN DUNN staff writer A Findlay woman who is facing a felonious assault charge was among those indicted by a Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday. Wendy L. Martinez, 45, of Findlay, was charged with a second-degree felony for allegedly stabbing a man Feb. 8 at 919 W. Lima...

Letters to the Editor 02-19-14

JUST GET OFF THE COUCH I see Robert Samuelson is using his own set of facts in his “Wrong debate” column (Viewpoint page, Feb. 14). You see, those low-information voters of the middle class lost their homes because they overborrowed. Bob asked if it was the...

District Hockey: St. Francis holds off Trojans, 4-2

By DAVE HANNEMAN Staff Writer SYLVANIA — Tuesday’s district quarterfinal hockey game between Findlay and Toledo St. Francis wasn’t really the rubber match between the two schools. But it definitely had that rubbery quality to it. “Both teams are so equally...

Boys Basketball: Risner’s double-double leads Cory-Rawson rout of Ridgemont

RAWSON — Grant Risner had a huge night Tuesday with 25 points and 13 rebounds as Cory-Rawson thumped Ridgmont 61-37 in a nonconference boys basketball game. Risner added five steals and Matthew Alspach added 14 points for the Hornets (6-14). Cory-Rawson built leads of 23-3...