Construction work to close Glessner Avenue

Findlay’s Glessner Avenue will be closed to through traffic from West Sandusky to Putnam streets beginning at 7 a.m. Monday for a waterline replacement project. Road closures will continue on the street, from West Sandusky to East Main Cross streets, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m....

On Deck: Area track teams take center stage

There’s a big Friday local sports schedule on tap and we’ll have the latest on all of the action from around the region for you today here at The Courier. Prep track and field takes center stage today with five invitationals around Northwest Ohio including Van Buren’s Doug Mowrey...

Cooper Tire to announce quarterly financial results on May 2

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. will announce first quarter financial results early next month. The company will release the report before the market opens on May 2.  Company officials will discuss the results during a conference call at 11 a.m. that day.

Building of Easter sand sculpture to begin Monday

Building of the 2014 “On Common Ground” Easter sand sculpture begins Monday at the Hancock County Fairgrounds and continues throughout Holy Week. Completion of the sculpture, composed of over 300 tons of sand, is planned on Good Friday. A kids’ 5-Day Club will...

Local athletes chosen for reality show competition

Findlay residents Jen Hochstettler, Jim Steffen, Matt Schumann and Christy Santistevan will compete Sunday and Monday in St. Louis for a spot on the NBC reality show “American Ninja Warrior,” which is a fitness competition. The show selects 110 contestants out of...

Bill Frack

If life is kind, probably the most we can expect to leave behind are a loving family, faithful friends, respectful co-workers, sweet memories, and a few dollars. It’s a lot. For Bill Frack, life has been very kind in many ways. A quiet man, he parlayed his investments into...

Letters to the Editor 04-11-14

LET GOP GET BACK TO ROOTS To address Ms. Risner (letter, April 10), let me say that I have not drank Kool-Aid in literal terms in years and I have never drank the figurative Kool-Aid. Her statement is a bit of an incongruity from someone clearly walking lockstep with populist...

Alzheimer’s program set Tuesday

Brookdale Senior Living will host a program in the Alzheimer’s and Dementia Education Series, at 7 p.m. Tuesday at 725 Fox Run Road. The topic will be Understanding Memory Challenges. The program will be presented by the Alzheimer’s Association of Northwest Ohio and...

Activity day planned for kids, parents

OTTAWA — A free program for Putnam County children, ages birth to 5, and their parents, will be held from 12:30 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Putnam County Educational Service Center in Ottawa. The afternoon will include arts and crafts, activities, story time and snacks....