John N. Sheeley

UPPER SANDUSKY — John N. Sheeley, age 93, of Upper Sandusky died at 3:15PM Tues Mar 11, 2014 at Westbrook Assisted Living and Memory Care. He was born on Jan. 27, 1921 in Tiffin to the late Peter F. and Theresa M. (Engemann) Sheeley. On July 18, 1943 he married Colleen M....

VB board hopes to buy 2 houses, expand campus

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Van Buren school board is looking to expand the district’s campus. The district is seeking to purchase five properties adjacent to its schools so it can build additions to the high school and middle school. Superintendent Tim Myers said he hopes to...

Old Man Winter returns

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer Old Man Winter made an encore performance Wednesday with snow, ice and fierce winds. Few were applauding. Law enforcement and rescue workers were kept busy responding to wrecks. Three people were injured Wednesday night in a crash on West Bigelow...

Legislature adds 4 more ‘snow days’ for schools

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER With the governor’s signature, new state legislation will mean students in McComb have to make up one more “snow day” instead of five. McComb has had a record number of snow days this year, with 17 days called off as of Wednesday. The...

Downtown plan: Young professionals favor downtown update

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay’s Main Street and its intersecting streets should serve as a working, shopping, living and recreational hot spot rather than primarily as a pass-through corridor for people traveling elsewhere, young Findlay professionals said Wednesday....

Downtown plan: Lid put on public comments, questions

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Public reaction Wednesday to a proposed downtown traffic and parking plan was like the weather — mixed. About 150 people gathered at the Findlay Inn and Conference Center on Wednesday afternoon to hear the plan outlined by Mayor Lydia Mihalik and Brad...

Downtown plan: Merchants praise parking, traffic ideas

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Downtown merchants “love” plans to slow Findlay’s Main Street traffic with medians and fewer lanes, and to shorten pedestrian crossings. They also cannot help but love it that the lane reductions would add up to 80 parking spaces to the...