Letters to the Editor 07-19-14

‘WHOLE STORY’ NOT YET KNOWN This letter is in regard to the article in Wednesday’s edition (Page A3) of The Courier headlined: “L-B to appeal Badertscher ruling.” Any school, business, organization, etc., receiving government assistance is required...

Democrats plan ‘summer social’

The Hancock County Democrats will hold a “summer social” at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Jones Mansion, 313 E. Sandusky St., Findlay. The gathering will feature food and Democratic candidates. Speaking will be Ohio Supreme Court candidate John O’Donnell, and Robert...

Pet photography session scheduled

Pictures of owners with their pets will be taken from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 26 at Riverbend Recreation Area. Participants should meet at Shelter 7 in the Meadows area near the dog park. Cost is a $50 donation for a 30-minute photo session with Tifani Boltz-Heywood, Hancock Park...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Domestic disputes were reported on Skye View Drive and Morrical Boulevard. Police on Thursday nabbed a juvenile petty thief at the Trenton Avenue...

Man arrested after stabbing

Police arrested a Findlay man Friday for reportedly stabbing another city resident. Cody G. Helms, 22, was charged with stabbing Steven Devries, 24, once at about 11:05 a.m. Friday, police said. The two men were in a dispute at the Circle K parking lot, 100 Crystal Ave., police...

Muni building remodeling project to add courtroom

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay administrators hope to begin a multi-phase Municipal Building remodeling project this winter that will provide extra room for the municipal court, and repurpose space on all three floors. City Council on Tuesday was asked for $20,000 in seed...

Don’t give Yogi your picnic basket, he will want more

There’s little doubt that Eugene Cifers has a soft spot in his heart for animals. While that may be an enviable attribute, there’s still such a thing as going too far. The Lake Mary, Florida man has been charged with feeding bears in his neighborhood. Florida Fish and...

North Baltimore probes cause of pallet yard fire

NORTH BALTIMORE — The North Baltimore Fire Department said Friday it has received several reports from people who think they saw flaming objects, such as fireworks or flares, shot into a pallet yard that burned Thursday night at the HPJ Industries recycling plant, 510 W....

Seneca Fair kicks off Monday

TIFFIN — Country music band Nashville Crush will be featured during the 172nd Seneca County Fair, which opens Monday with the theme “City Meets Country, It’s Fair Time.” The fair will be held July 21-27 at the fairgrounds on Hopewell Avenue in Tiffin....

70-degree days in July really unusual

Chris Oaks spoke with WTOL StormTrack meteorologist Chris Vickers. Q: I’ve heard this week’s unseasonably cool spell described as a “polar vortex in July,” but is that an accurate description? A: It’s funny how people latch on to a term sometimes. We...