Council considering street vacations

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay City Council is methodically approving the closing of streets and alleys for projects that will eventually alter access and traffic patterns in three parts of the city. Council this week gave third and final readings to legislation to vacate...

Arcadia begins search for new treasurer

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARCADIA — The Arcadia school board agreed Wednesday to start the process of finding a new treasurer for the school district. In February, Treasurer Melissa Patch announced her intention to step down on July 31. She has served as treasurer since...

Rehearsals slated for Findlay band

The Findlay Civic Concert Band is forming with its first rehearsal from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday, May 20, in the band room of the Egner Fine Arts Center at the University of Findlay. The band, which is under the direction of Jack Taylor, professor of music at the University of...

Highway fund

One way or the other, Congress must plug a $20 billion hole in the Highway Trust Fund before it dries up. The fund is the primary source of money for the nation’s major highway construction projects, including several in Ohio. The Interstate 75 widening project, for...

‘We have that freedom now’

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Members of the Abubo family have been part of the Findlay community for years, but this week they made it official. The Abubos attained their U.S. citizenship Wednesday afternoon during a naturalization ceremony at the University of Findlay. It was an...

Letters to the Editor 04-17-14

GOD’S WORD IS INFALLIBLE Barbara Rice (letter, April 12) is right in her writings about the Scriptures and about the efforts to silence the word of God. These are the latter days of this world when evil shall prevail until the second coming of our lord. Even the churches...
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Nas kicks off Tribeca with documentary, concert

Tribeca Film Festival co-founder and actor Robert De Niro, left, with his wife Grace Hightower, attends the world premiere of “Time Is Illmatic” at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP) Tribeca Film...
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Street theater in Mexico City’s rough Tepito area

In this April 11, 2014 photo, people walk past graffiti reading in Spanish “We grow like steak,” part of a theater project in the Tepito neighborhood of Mexico City. Neighborhood resident Lourdes Ruiz is one of four residents performing scenes about life in the...