UPDATED: Findlay man escapes serious injury in accident

McCOMB — A Findlay man escaped serious injury Thursday morning when his vehicle dropped nearly 25 feet into a ditch on Hancock County 5, about six miles northwest of McComb, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Donald Myers, 77, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by...

FitzGerald says governor running on ‘easy message’

Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald vowed to stop Gov. John Kasich from campaigning on “an easy message” of tax cuts in his bid for reelection this fall. FitzGerald, a Democrat, is challenging Kasich for the office. He spoke with The Courier’s editorial board today. “I think...

UPDATED: 4 hurt in U.S. 224 crash

Four people were injured when a minivan collided with a trailer being towed by a pickup Thursday afternoon on U.S. 224, east of Findlay, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. William Laugherty, 30, of Tiffin, the driver of the minivan, and his three passengers, Rhonda...

Moody-Russo’s condition upgraded to serious at UTMC

TOLEDO — The University of Toledo Medical Center upgraded the condition of Nancy Moody-Russo to serious condition today. Moody-Russo, 68, a clinical coordinator of the physician assistant program at the University of Findlay, was critically injured in a car accident Wednesday...

Rowmark to construct building, add jobs

Rowmark, a Findlay maker of plastic sheets for signs, plaques and other uses, plans to add 50 or more employees and construct an additional 65,302-square-foot building. Construction, on Hamlet Drive just south of Hamlet Protein, and north of Guardian Automotive Products, 2040...

LeBron James returning to Cleveland Cavaliers

CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James will be back in Cleveland next season, as the NBA superstar announced today in an article on Sports Illustrated’s website. The decision ends speculation on whether James would return to the Miami Heat or the Cleveland Cavaliers. It’s a...

Feds expect no charges in Findlay massage parlor case

The high-profile federal raid of a Findlay massage parlor and others across Ohio will apparently yield no charges. FBI agents in November seized evidence from Top Relax Massage, 825 Tiffin Ave., while investigating allegations of prostitution and human trafficking. No charges are...

Fire damages roof at Ohio Logistics building

Findlay firefighters responded to a smoky roof fire Friday at an Ohio Logistics building at 1800 Industrial Drive in Findlay’s Tall Timbers industrial park. Firefighters were called at 3:57 p.m. and contained the blaze to the building’s roof. The fire was under control by 4:13...

Carey holds groundbreaking ceremony for new school

CAREY — It was a blue and white day for Carey schools on Friday. The school colors were worn by many in the crowd, and also adorned balloons launched into a blue and white sky as a groundbreaking ceremony was held for Carey’s new school. It also was a day of community pride. With...

Fire damages Findlay house

An electrical fire on Friday damaged a home on the western side of Findlay. Wiring from an attic ventilation fan caught fire at about 11:44 a.m. at 607 Edith Ave., said Gene Stump, chief of the Liberty Township Fire Department. The fire damaged the roof and a bedroom, causing...