Crawford Street ‘experiment’ a week away

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Reverse-angle parking will be coming to Findlay’s Crawford Street in about one week, Findlay Council was told Tuesday. West Crawford Street will become one-way westbound from Main Street, and East Crawford Street will be one-way eastbound from Main...

Mother of three dies of heroin overdose

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Stephanie Powell knew she had to give up her youngest son. Her sister, Catherine Lawrence, was there for her, though. Lawrence would take care of the boy while Powell figured out how to get sober and deal with her depression and bipolar disorder....

WITH VIDEO: Council candidates differ on police cameras

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Police body cameras and dashboard cameras cost less than leaf pickup, but only one Findlay City Council at-large candidate supports purchasing the devices immediately. All four at-large candidates, who are competing for three seats on council, support...

City changes aggregation gas supplier

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay officials have chosen Volunteer Energy Services of Pickerington as the natural gas supplier for the city’s aggregation program for the next two years, beginning in December and ending in November 2017. Volunteer Energy will be replacing...

Arts Partnership making a pitch to City Council

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Council will hear from the Arts Partnership of Greater Hancock County next week about how the organization is using its portion of the city’s hotel/motel tax revenue. Findlay officials previously agreed to provide the Arts Partnership...

Task force leaders opposing Issue 3

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Officials from the Hancock County Opiate Task Force on Monday criticized TV advertisements in support of State Issue 3. Issue 3 would legalize medicinal and recreational marijuana in Ohio. If passed, Ohio would become the first state to legalize...

Findlay leaf pickup to resume

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay city workers will be picking up leaves this fall for the first time since 2008. Workers will be collecting leaves starting at 7 a.m. on Nov. 23. Leaves must be put in biodegradable bags that can be purchased at local hardware and grocery stores,...

City, county get salt settlement funds

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay and the Hancock County Engineer’s Office will each receive around $12,000 from the state’s road salt settlement. About 850 government entities in Ohio will receive a portion of the settlement. The state accused Morton Salt Inc. and...

Findlay’s finances not on ‘checkbook’

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay was supposed to be one of the first cities on Ohio’s “open checkbook” website, but the city’s financial figures were absent when the state site launched last week. Financial numbers from more than 100 cities and school...

Councilman plans run for commissioner

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Fifth Ward Findlay Councilman John Harrington has taken out petitions to run for Hancock County commissioner. Harrington said Tuesday he plans to run for Commissioner Brian Robertson’s seat in next year’s Republican primary. Robertson and...