Digital Academy hosting meeting

Findlay Digital Academy will host a College Credit Plus meeting in collaboration with Findlay High School at 7:30 p.m. today in the Findlay High School cafeteria. The meeting is for students interested in earning college credits next year while in high school. The College Credit...

Downton Abbey tea party today

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will host a Downton Abbey tea party from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today in the Lindamood Room. Fans of the show can celebrate the fifth season of the television program with tea and by dressing in the 1920s attire of the series. Cathy Kamenca...

Disabled veterans can qualify for larger property tax deduction

Disabled veterans now qualify for a larger deduction on their property taxes through the homestead tax exemption. Hancock County Auditor Charity Rauschenberg said with the passage of Ohio House Bill 85 in 2014, military veterans who are rated 100 percent disabled from a...

VB kindergarten screening slated

VAN BUREN — Kindergarten screenings will be held March 23 in the Van Buren Elementary School. Children must be 5 years of age on or before Aug. 1 to attend kindergarten next fall. To register, contact the Van Buren Elementary office at 419-299-3416 between 9 a.m. and 3 p.m....

Park district plans Maple Sugarin’

The annual Maple Sugarin’ program, presented by Hancock Park District staff, will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 14 at Litzenberg Memorial Woods, west of Findlay on U.S. 224. Maple trees will be tapped and the process used by pioneers and Native Americans to collect...

Bill would expand overdose antidote access

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS AP Legal Affairs Writer COLUMBUS — Doctors could authorize individuals to hand out a drug overdose antidote to addicts, their friends and family members without requiring a prescription under an Ohio bill aimed at expanding the drug’s...

City Mission: Homeless numbers down

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER On a cold February night during the recession, more than 50 individuals would be packed into the City Mission, Findlay’s homeless shelter at 510 W. Main Cross St. Today, that number has drastically decreased, despite periods of frigid weather....

U.S. House approves Latta’s bill to step up fight against algae

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer Members of Congress have called for more aggressive federal action to prevent toxic algae from contaminating the Great Lakes and other waterways around the nation, such as an outbreak on Lake Erie last summer that left more than 400,000...

UPDATED: -8 Thursday night, -10 Friday night, snow Sunday

The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather outlook for Thursday night and Friday morning, when temperatures will bottom out at about 8 below zero and wind chills down to 20 below zero are possible. Also, it is calling for a temperature of 10 below zero on Friday...

Wednesday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; basic step mix, 8:30-9:15 a.m.; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers, 9:30-10:20 a.m.; water exercise class/open swim, 10-11...