Van Buren students create prosthetic hand for toddler

By ABBEY NICKEL Staff Writer When Addy Johnson twirls and dances around her Findlay living room, it’s obvious the 20-month-old has an affection for the color pink and her Finding Nemo stuffed animal. But when the toddler asks her mother, Tiffany, to hold her, only one hand...

Voter registration deadline nearing for May primary

The voter registration deadline for the May 5 primary is April 6. The Hancock County Board of Elections will be open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. April 6. The office is located at 201 E. Lincoln St., rear entrance. In-person absentee voting will begin on April 7. Following are the...

Two arrested during burglary

Findlay police arrested two people Monday afternoon during an attempted burglary at 316 George St. Heather Beltz, 27, and Eric Betzold, 25, both of Findlay, were arrested after allegedly forcing their way into the residence at 4:05 p.m., police said. They disabled the...

Curb replacement work to continue

Curb replacement is continuing this week on Findlay’s Western Avenue, and so are lane closures along the street. According to the city, southbound Western Avenue between West Main Cross and Lima streets will be closed from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. this week. The northbound lane...

Findlay business robbed Sunday

Findlay police are investigating the report of a robbery at a local business Sunday afternoon. According to Findlay police, a man entered Cigars and Stuff, 710 S. Blanchard St., about 1:06 p.m. and handed the store employee a note demanding the money from the cash register. The...

Public Meetings

The following public meetings will be held this week in the Findlay area: WEDNESDAY Findlay Civil Service Commission, 11:30 a.m., Conference Room 1, municipal building. Putnam County elections board, 8 a.m., county annex building. THURSDAY Orange Township trustees, 5 p.m.,...

Car crashes into Auglaize River, Ottawa man dies

CLOVERDALE — A 34-year-old Ottawa man was found dead Saturday in a submerged car that had crashed into the Auglaize River in Putnam County, just east of Cloverdale, the Lima post of the State Highway Patrol reported. Brett M. Varner was pronounced dead at the scene by...

Three injured in head-on Seneca County crash

OLD FORT — Three people were seriously injured in a head-on crash Friday night on Ohio 53 in Seneca County, south of the county line, according to the Fremont post of the State Highway Patrol. According to the patrol, both drivers, Michelle A. Gaietto, 49, of Lindsay, and...
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