Wittwer candidate for Allen County ESC position

Findlay Schools Superintendent Dean Wittwer, who is retiring from that post in July, is being considered for the superintendent job of Allen County’s Educational Service Center. Wittwer said he was asked to come talk to officials in Allen County about the job last week....

UF International Night on Friday

The University of Findlay will host International Night on Friday in the Alumni Memorial Union. The event will be free. A “Flavors of the World Expo” will begin at 5:30 p.m., followed by entertainment at 6:30 p.m. The expo will feature booths showcasing each...

Council Legislation

April 1, 2014 Public Attendance: 30 ORDINANCES • 2014-17, third reading, authorizing the service-safety director to sign and execute a Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Upper Blanchard Watershed grant agreement with the Environmental Protection Agency and the Great Lakes...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A male was issued a telephone harassment warning Monday and told to stop repeatedly phoning a Findlay woman. A Carey man was given a trespass warning...

Arlington offers open enrollment

Applications for open enrollment at Arlington School are now available. Applications can be picked up from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the desk of the superintendent’s secretary in the elementary office. Applications must be returned between May 1 through May...

Marathon funding firefighter training

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Marathon Petroleum’s pipeline subsidiary, MPLX LP, will be paying for three Findlay firefighters to attend a hazardous materials training course at a Texas academy in May. Tuition for Williams Fire and Hazard Control’s annual “Extreme...

Prep baseball: Devils top Falcons

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Satchel Strahm went the distance on the mound for Carey, allowing three runs on five hits, and the Blue Devils downed Riverdale 6-3 in a nonconference matchup on Wednesday. The Blue Devils (1-2) had a 6-0 lead through the top half of the sixth inning and...

Cancer scam: 2 teenagers charged

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER BOWLING GREEN — Theft charges were filed against two Elmwood students accused of seeking donations for made-up cancer victims. The teenage boys have each been charged with a fifth-degree felony count of theft and will continue their cases in Wood County...

Findlay considers e-cigarette regulations

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Growing concerns from organizations such as the American Lung Association are prompting Findlay officials to consider adding electronic cigarettes to existing smoking regulations. Dr. Stephen Mills, Findlay Health Department commissioner, has suggested...

Colder, snowy March reported

PANDORA — March went out like a lamb this year, with the high temperature of the month, 63 degrees, recorded on the 31st, according to Guy Verhoff, U.S. weather observer in Pandora. However, the entire month was much cooler than normal, with a low temperature of minus 1...