Letters to the Editor 07-24-14

TOO MANY ADVISERS On July 2, Cooper Tire CEO Roy Armes announced a transition in executive leadership: Hal Miller, president of the international tire division, will vacate his position to become the executive adviser (a newly-created executive position) to Mr. Armes, and Brad...

Smooth sailing

Construction zones have been hard to avoid in Findlay this year, but no one is complaining about the smooth roads that follow. Infrastructure needs are being addressed again throughout the city, a tangible sign the economy actually has taken a right turn. The upward trend,...

Keith Swary

NEW BAVARIA — Keith Swary, age 51, of New Bavaria, died Monday night, July 21, 2014 at Vancrest of Holgate. Keith was born October 28, 1962 to Robert and Dorothy Swary in Napoleon. He graduated from HOPE School in 1985. He was a member of Sacred Heart Catholic Church, New...

Travel site honors Dietsch Brothers

There’s some sweet news for Dietsch Brothers ice cream shops in Findlay. Travel site TripAdvisor rates them the second-best ice cream parlor in the country, according to Fox News. TripAdvisor says its rating is based on “millions” of traveler reviews. Of...

McComb funeral home changes hands

McCOMB — A Findlay funeral home has purchased the Hartley Funeral Home in McComb. Lehtomaa Funeral Home in Findlay is the new owner, and will operate the Hartley-Lehtomaa Funeral Home at 370 Park Drive South in McComb. Joann and Brent Hartley sold the McComb funeral home,...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department Money was missing following a Monday burglary at Dave’s Hideaway, 1730 Lima Ave. A Findlay man was apprehended after running from Kohl’s,...

Auditor hosting CAUV program

OTTAWA — A program about Ohio’s Current Agricultural Use Value will be hosted by Putnam County Auditor Robert Benroth at 7 p.m. Aug. 12 in the auditorium at Ottawa-Glandorf High School, Ottawa. Speakers will include Richard Hoffman, with Appraisal Research Corp. of...

Carey firefighters plan fundraiser

CAREY — The Carey Fire Department wants to improve its training capabilities and is planning an October fundraiser to raise money for constructing a “training house” on village-owned land. Fire Chief Chad Snyder addressed Carey Council this week because there...

Bluffton firefighters awarded grant

BLUFFTON — Bluffton Fire Department has been awarded $21,917 for operations and safety by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Assistance to Firefighters Grants program. The grant program helps first responders obtain needed equipment, protective gear, emergency...

MPLX dividend

MPLX LP, Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s pipeline subsidiary, on Tuesday announced a dividend of 34.25 cents per common share for the second quarter. That represents an increase of 1.5 cents per share, or 4.6 percent, over the previous quarterly distribution. The second-quarter...