School bus garage plans hit roadblock

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Council voted 7-3 Tuesday against rezoning a Broad Avenue property for a new Findlay school bus garage. Council’s action forces the school district to look elsewhere for a garage site. The garage would have been built on 12 acres along...

Marathon names five to new posts

Marathon Petroleum Corp. has named Donald C. Templin as executive vice president for supply, transportation and marketing, and Timothy T. Griffith as senior vice president and chief financial officer. Both will report to Gary Heminger, chief executive officer. George P. Shaffner,...

NB awarded grant for radios

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore has been awarded a state grant of $47,322 for fire department radios and equipment, Village Council heard Tuesday. The funds from the State Fire Marshal’s Office will pay for radios and related equipment...

New members sought for sheriffs’ association

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is seeking citizens’ support for a state law enforcement organization. Sheriff Michael Heldman said citizens are being invited to become associate members of the Buckeye State Sheriffs’ Association. Joining the association...

Woodrow Wilson Fellows to visit UF this month

Jay Labov and Richard Katskee will conduct presentations, classes and workshops at the University of Findlay this month as part of the Woodrow Wilson Visiting Fellows program. Both will participate in an open forum at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 18, in Shafer Library’s Learning...

Vote combines health departments

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER With 26 voting members present, the Hancock County District Advisory Council voted unanimously Monday to combine the Findlay and Hancock County health departments. The deal is five years in making, and Richard Fenstermaker, the advisory council...

Findlay ranks first for business growth

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Findlay ranked first for business growth among 575 small cities nationwide in 2014, according to Site Selection magazine. It won the distinction by luring McLane Co.’s $119 million distribution center, now under construction; Cooper Tire &...

CSX railyard completes $43 million expansion

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER An already-huge CSX railyard near North Baltimore just got bigger, and it grew faster than CSX leaders anticipated. Seven years earlier than expected, CSX last week completed a $43 million expansion, Duke Acors, railyard hub manager, told Findlay Rotary...
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