Library to show movie ‘The Help’

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will host a showing of “The Help” in its Lindamood Room at 1 p.m. Tuesday. The movie, which features Emma Stone and Viola Davis, is based on the library’s 2014 CommunityREAD book by the same name. An optional discussion...

Ice responsible for high number of duck deaths

The Niagara River from Lake Erie to Lake Ontario is a notable wintering area for waterfowl and, this year, a lot of birds are turning up dead. After January’s plummeting temperatures, wildlife biologists noticed that dead ducks were numbering in the hundreds, far more than...

Library to show ‘Frozen’ movie

A hit Disney film will be shown for free Sunday at the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library. “Frozen” will be screened at 1 p.m. in the Lindamood Room. No registration is required and attendees can bring a drink and snacks.

Work to close Jennifer Lane

Findlay’s Jennifer Lane, between Gayle Lane and Charles Avenue, will be closed to through traffic at 8 a.m. Monday for sanitary sewer replacement work. The street will reopen at 5 p.m.

Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse reopens

Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse, at Findlay Village Mall, will reopen today. It has been closed since it was damaged by a fire three weeks ago. It will be open from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. today, and from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday, Manager Tom Tao said Friday. Beginning Monday, it will...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Cash and painkillers were missing Thursday from a vehicle parked in the 1700 block of East Sandusky Street. The urge to catch ’em all overcame a...

Letters to the Editor 03-22-14

SO WHAT’S THE HOLDUP? I agree with Steve Korb (letter, March 15). Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., has my vote and all my friends’ and family’s votes on passing the bill for Vietnam Veterans Day as a patriotic and national observance. My question is why is this taking...

Ohio incentives encourage renewable energy

Chris Oaks spoke with Greg Smith, president of Energy Optimizers, USA, based in Dayton. Q: The renewable energy industry has been booming in Ohio in recent years, more so here than in many other states. Why? A: There are a few other states where it’s happening, too, but I...

Obama signs relief from flood insurance hike

By NEDRA PICKLER Associated Press WASHINGTON — Homeowners living in flood-prone areas are getting relief from big spikes in insurance costs under legislation President Barack Obama signed into law Friday. Lawmakers from both parties supported the measure in response to...

Fire victims find a friend

By GENNA NEWMAN FREED STAFF WRITER The Stevers were well on their way toward rebuilding their lives and their burned-out home when a snowstorm awakened Emily Stevers to the struggles of families like hers. “The first snowfall, the kids wanted to go out to play and I said...