UF replacing downtown mural

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Work will begin Monday on a new mural, to be painted on the side of First Federal Bank on South Main Street in downtown Findlay. The University of Findlay is in charge of the project. The mural will feature images of the university’s Old Main...

VB voters to face bond issue

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Van Buren School District is asking residents to approve a $29.3 million bond issue to expand its campus. If voters approve the 37-year, 6.9-mill package on the May 6 ballot, it would pay for building 37 new classrooms and a new gym at the middle school...

Arcadia seeks income tax renewal

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Arcadia School is asking its community to continue supporting it through an income tax. The school district placed a 1 percent income tax renewal on the May 6 ballot. The tax has been in place since 2004, said Laurie Walles, superintendent. The new tax...

‘We have that freedom now’

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Members of the Abubo family have been part of the Findlay community for years, but this week they made it official. The Abubos attained their U.S. citizenship Wednesday afternoon during a naturalization ceremony at the University of Findlay. It was an...

Retired general stresses service

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The Joe show. It’s the name retired Marine Corps Maj. Gen. Joseph T. Anderson jokingly gave to his presentation on leadership Tuesday at the University of Findlay. The “show” covered topics ranging from community service to sexual...

Design of new FHS entrance unveiled

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Early designs have been released for the new $2.5 million entrance to Findlay High School. The addition will be built next to the current main entrance of the high school, near the corner of Broad and Trenton avenues. It will close the gap between the...

Findlay High schedule changes likely

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Students at Findlay High School will likely see their daily schedule change next fall, for the second straight year. On Monday, Findlay school board discussed proposed changes to the high school schedule that would shorten class periods, end the school...

Findlay board lengthens 11 school days

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Area school districts are deciding how to make up days missed during a winter that closed some schools for three weeks. Findlay City Schools will make up two missed days by extending the school day by one hour for 11 straight days. The school board on...

Area schools preparing for state tests

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER With less than a month before state testing begins, some area school districts are cramming in a few extra lessons and hours of class time. For students in grades three through eight, testing for the Ohio Achievement Assessments can start as early as...

High school entrance to get $2.5M upgrade

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER This fall, students at Findlay High School will notice a nearly $2.5 million difference. The high school’s entrance will be upgraded this summer with a security door, cameras, and a new office that anyone entering after school has started will have...