Findlay hopes to lure Indian companies

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Although the purchase of Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. by Apollo Tyres did not materialize, Findlay’s business leaders are hoping to lure other Indian companies. Indian businesses were courted last month in a weeklong visit by Findlay-Hancock County...

Businesses avoid major damage

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER It could have been worse for downtown Findlay businesses, but the latest flood still resulted in damages, lost revenue and costly interruptions. Some businesses within a block of the Blanchard River escaped damage to showrooms and inventory. But even...

Cooper to go after Apollo for damages

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER It appears Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has quit trying to force Apollo Tyres to buy it for $2.5 billion. Cooper’s next mission: seeking damages from Apollo. In a court filing Friday, Cooper Tire said it intends to seek damages against Apollo, and...

Grant aims to reduce recidivism at local jail

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER A $140,000 state grant will afford mental health and addiction services to help Hancock County criminals avoid repeating their offenses. Sixty-eight percent of jail inmates in the United States have a substance abuse disorder and 17 percent have a...

Delaware Supreme Court dismisses Cooper appeal

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Without ruling on the case’s merits, Delaware Supreme Court on Monday dismissed Cooper Tire & Rubber Co.’s appeal of a lower court’s ruling that Apollo Tyres was making reasonable efforts to complete its purchase of Cooper. The high...

Business park map approved

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER A map of a 47-acre industrial park north of Hancock County 99 and east of Ball Metal and the CSX railroad tracks was approved Thursday by the Findlay City Planning Commission. Ohio Logistics Business Park will include an existing 21-acre Ohio Logistics...