Findlay skate park causing concern

Eagle Creek Skate Park, which Findlay officials say is in disrepair, is prompting concern that could lead to its relocation or demise. Councilman-At-Large Grant Russel, at Tuesday’s council meeting, asked administrators about the park’s safety and whether it is a liability...

Cyclist injured in Findlay crash

A young Findlay bicyclist was injured and cited Tuesday following a collision with a vehicle. Mason Salyers, 12, of Findlay, was weaving between lanes at about 12:22 p.m. Tuesday while riding north in the 1300 block of Washington Avenue, according to Findlay police. A northbound...

Two arrested after reported drug bust

The State Highway Patrol reported a large oxycodone seizure on Interstate 75 in Hancock County. At about 9:06 p.m. Friday, troopers found 310 pills, worth nearly $7,500, in a southbound vehicle near Ohio 18, the Findlay post reported Tuesday. Driver Ronnie L. Gohston, 53, of...

Severe thunderstorm warnings lifted

The National Weather Service has lifted a severe thunderstorm warning for Hancock, Allen, Putnam, Wood and Lucas counties. A severe thunderstorm watch continues until 8 a.m. for Allen, Hancock, Henry, Putnam, Seneca, Wood and Wyandot  counties.

Ohio’s cropland values, cash rents expected to fall in 2014

Land prices and rent for farmland are still relatively high in our area. However, crop prices are the lowest they have been for several years and are projected to go lower. To assist farmers and landowners in managing risk, the Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and...

Library program aims to improve computer literacy

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer So much is done on the computer these days yet many Ohioans aren’t computer literate. A new program of Ohio’s libraries and AmeriCorps aims to change this. The program, Guiding Ohio Online, will offer computer classes this fall at 30 rural...

Momany elected president of Findlay Rotary Club

Michael Momany was installed as president of the Findlay Rotary Club at the club’s weekly meeting Monday. Momany has been a Rotarian since 1985 and has served on numerous committees, chairing the Service Above Self Program, and Community Projects committees. Momany is the...

Red Cross in need of blood donations

The American Red Cross is hoping to avoid a summer shortage of blood by encouraging people of all blood types to make a blood donation. Especially needed are donors with types O negative, B negative and A negative. Type O negative is universal and can likely be transfused to...

Libraries to host ‘Wonders of Water’

The Putnam County District Library will host a “Wonders of Water” program at all eight locations in July. The schedule is as follows: Monday — Ottawa library, 11 a.m., Kalida-Union Township, 1 p.m.; July 8 — Fort Jennings, 11 a.m., Pandora-Riley Township,...

Tuesday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; outdoor pickleball, 8-11 a.m., senior center pavillion; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; blood pressure clinic, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., cafe;...