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Ballast Tool Modifications

Milepost 845 My friend Mel has been at it again! This time, he was looking for a ballasting tool to help with the rather tedious task of ballasting track. I’ve not gotten to that stage yet so was “all ears” when he was telling me about his modified ballast...
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Ballast Tool Modifications

Milepost 845 My friend Mel has been at it again! This time, he was looking for a ballasting tool to help with the rather tedious task of ballasting track. I’ve not gotten to that stage yet so was “all ears” when he was telling me about his modified ballast...

Downtown Findlay renovations get state tax credits

A downtown Findlay project is getting an Ohio Historic Preservation Tax Credit for $325,000. The two buildings near the Hancock County Courthouse will be renovated into six apartments and office space as part of a $2.4 million redevelopment by Findlay-area investors.  They are...

Tanker truck spill closes Ohio 65 in northern Putnam County

Ohio 65 is closed in northern Putnam County this morning.  The Sheriff’s Office reports a tanker truck rolled over between Belmore and the Henry County line early today. The department’s Facebook page says the road could be closed until mid-afternoon while the cleanup...

Red Cross to offer baby sitter’s training

The American Red Cross of Hancock, Seneca and Wyandot Counties is offering baby sitter’s training for youth ages 11-15 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. July 18. The training teaches young people how to care for infants and children, handle emergencies such as injuries and...

Library’s cookbook club to meet

Picnics is the theme for the June meeting of the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library’s cookbook club. The meeting will be held from 11 a.m. to noon Thursday in the library’s Lindamood Room. Registration is not required. For more information, visit...

Bats and birds topic of meeting

The Men’s and Women’s Garden Club of Findlay will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Fox Run Manor, 11745 Township Road 145. Michele Rumschlag of the Hancock Park District will present the program, “Bats and Birds for the Garden.” Meetings are...

Letters to the Editor 06-24-14

GUN NUMBERS MISLEADING Troy Lane’s letter (June 20) illustrates the much-higher gun death and homicide rates the U.S. has over the United Kingdom. But while comparing apples to oranges, he failed to mention that the United Kingdom’s rate for violent crime is four...

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UP: In recent years, the Hancock County Veterans Service Office has taken steps to make sure area veterans know what benefits they are entitled to and what they need to do to get them. But the office is taking awareness to another level by holding a veterans resource fair at The...

Senior Olympics: Doe earns pair of silver medals

MASSILLON — Findlay’s Donald Doe earned two silver medals in swimming on Sunday during the third day of competition in the 2014 Ohio Senior Olympics being held in the Canton and Stark County area. Doe, competing in the 75-80 age bracket, was second in both the 50-...