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Hydrant flushing

Findlay hydrant flushing will be done today in the area of North Main Street, from the Blanchard River north to Hancock County 99, and east to the CSX Railroad, and from the Blanchard River north to Hancock County 99, and from North Main Street west to Interstate 75.

State updates highway projects

The Ohio Department of Transportation’s weekly report about construction and maintenance work on state highways in area counties: Hancock County The U.S. 224 interchange with Interstate 75 is being reconstructed. The project began in February and is expected to be completed...

Latta will listen to veterans today

U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, will hold three “listening sessions” today for veterans in Ohio’s 5th Congressional District, following recent revelations about delays in care at the Department of Veterans Affairs. The Findlay session will be held from 11...

Meeting reset

The Findlay Digital Academy’s board meeting has been rescheduled for 8 a.m. June 9 in the digital academy’s office. The meeting was previously scheduled June 5.

Public Meetings

The following public meetings will be held this week in the Findlay area: TODAY Appleseed Joint Ambulance District board, 8 p.m., 516 N. Main St., Arlington. Arlington school board, special meeting about half-day or full-day kindergarten, 5 p.m., elementary library. Riverdale...

Senator’s staff plans office hours

U.S. Sen. Rob Portman’s staff will hold office hours in Hancock County on Thursday. The staff will be in the mayor’s conference room on the third floor of the Findlay Municipal Building from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Constituents can share their thoughts and concerns with a...

Police: 3 in custody after thefts at mall

Three Toledo residents were arrested Saturday on Interstate 75 after they allegedly shoplifted items from two Findlay Village Mall stores, Findlay police reported. One of the suspects pepper-sprayed a store employee, police said. Taken into custody were Asia Burwell, 19, on a...

Springtime is tick time

Spring was one of my favorite times growing up in Missouri. I enjoyed the walks on the farm, the hills and hollows, and hiking my favorite trails before the summer heat moved in. Trees and other plants would burst in vibrant green colors and flowers would bloom in magnificent...

Engineers’ horn toots required

Q: Most train engineers seem to use the same sequence when they sound their locomotives’ horns through our towns: Long, long, short, long. Is this required? A: Yes. The Federal Railroad Administration requires two long, one short, and one long horn be sounded 15-20 seconds...

Memorial Day’s meaning broadens

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay’s Memorial Day parade and ceremonies on a warm, sunny Monday focused on including and honoring many people. Ceremonies at the Main Street bridge were followed by the traditional parade to Maple Grove Cemetery, where additional ceremonies...