Chinese tire makers criticized by United Steelworkers union

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER The union representing Findlay’s Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. factory workers has accused Chinese tire makers of unfairly stealing customers and asked the federal government to impose tariffs. United Steelworkers on Tuesday filed petitions with the...

16 city streets slated for repaving

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay plans to spend about $1.3 million to resurface at least 16 streets this year. City Council on Tuesday gave a first reading to funding legislation that could enable the lowest bidder, Smith Paving of Norwalk, to begin work later this month, said...

Child’s family says Riverdale teacher undercharged

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Disappointed, traumatized, disgusted. They’re the feelings Cleveland attorney Dan Margolis said the Nelson family had when hearing about the charge filed against Barb Williams, a Riverdale kindergarten teacher caught on camera shoving her student...

Evelyn Beck

Evelyn Beck, 91, of Findlay, passed away at 9:25 a.m. on Monday, June 2, 2014 at the Heritage Manor, Findlay. She was born June 4, 1922 in Findlay to the late Orville Ray and Clara (Kistler) Burk. On January 10, 1942, she married Robert Beck and he preceded her in death on Aug....

Village pool not expected to open until next week

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Swimmers wanting to take that first splash into the Arlington community swimming pool this season will have to wait a bit longer. That’s because the village swimming pool that had been slated to open this week probably...

Findlay woman hurt in accident

A Findlay woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon. Taylor E. Young, 20, was injured at about 12:58 p.m. while riding westbound in a 1998 Dodge van driven by Hannah N. Herringshaw, age unavailable, of Findlay, police said. The van was struck from behind while...

Fostoria considers closing out unused accounts

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier FOSTORIA — The city of Fostoria is considering shifting money from unused funds to projects like the long-awaited Stearns Road initiative. During Tuesday night’s meeting of Fostoria Finance Committee, City Auditor Steve Garner proposed...

Abandoned business discussed

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council on Tuesday agreed to take steps toward paving the way for a Cygnet company to take ownership of a blighted, abandoned business off Broadway. Bates Recycling has expressed interest in obtaining and...

Revenge alleged motive in fatal fire

By MORGAN MANNS FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Testimony heard Tuesday alleged that revenge was the motive for a Memorial Day arson that killed two people at a South Poplar Street residence. According to Fostoria Police Det. Shilo Frankart, Shey L. Weiker, 31, 151 Taft Blvd.,...