Arlington officials consider fire levy

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Arlington officials are considering placing either a renewal or replacement levy on the fall ballot for the village Fire Department. On the books is a five-year, 2.5-mill levy that was approved by voters in the fall of 2009. The levy...

Teacher to spend year in China

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER FOSTORIA — Tara Slagley, a teacher at Fostoria Intermediate Elementary School, received a one-year unpaid leave of absence from the Fostoria school board Monday so that she can teach in China. Slagley, a math, science and technology teacher, and her...

State OKs substation

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER American Electric Power won state approval Monday to build an $11 million substation on farmland two miles northeast of Findlay. The 138-kilovolt substation, to be built in 2015, will aid development and reduce power outages in Hancock County and...

Schmelzer: Downtown plan can be changed

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER When a Rotarian on Monday questioned whether a traffic and parking plan might steer people away from Findlay’s downtown, a city official said the plan can be changed. Neither Rotarian Bill Ruse nor City Service-Safety Director Paul Schmelzer were...

Ambulance board meeting planned

McCOMB — PMP Joint Ambulance District board will meet at 7 p.m. today in the McComb fire station meeting room.

McComb man faces federal charge

TOLEDO — A McComb man was charged in federal court in Toledo with allegedly misleading investigators. Ronald E. Deal Sr., 57, has been charged with one count of making a false statement or representation to a department or agency of the United States. Deal allegedly said he...

Business owner to speak at UF

Local business owner Richard C. Kirk will discuss “The Art of Business” at noon Wednesday at the University of Findlay. The presentation will be in Ritz Auditorium in Old Main. Community members are welcome to attend. Kirk is the owner of Kirk Corp., which owns ACI...

Forest library to show 2 movies

FOREST — The Forest-Jackson Public Library will show two movies Friday. The library will first show “Saving Mr. Banks” at 1 p.m. and will then show the movie “Frozen” at 7 p.m. Admission, which includes a popcorn and a drink, is $1 and is limited to...

UF announces scholarships, endowment

The University of Findlay has announced four new scholarships and an endowment. The Dr. Michael F. and Denise K. Anders Vocal Music and Musical Theatre Scholarship was established to honor the two, who are the daughter and son-in-law of Carol L. Reno. The scholarship is available...