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Street scrapers

Findlay city workers scoop up snow from Main Street curbs and haul it away Thursday, making more room for parking and traffic downtown. A storm Tuesday and Wednesday dumped 8.8 inches of snow on the city, according to measurements taken at the Water Pollution Control Center....

Findlay school board holding special session

The Findlay school board will hold a special session at noon today to discuss employment and compensation of personnel. School board President Shane Pochard has told The Courier that a decision on a new superintendent could come today, but he has not confirmed that a candidate...

Outdated text message causes some confusion

A text message sent out by Findlay Publishing Company’s InfoTxt service caused some confusion Wednesday night. Because of computer problems experienced by a vendor that serves both Findlay Publishing Co. and WTOL-TV, an outdated text message was sent out late Wednesday,...

Races, issues set for primary ballot

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Former Hancock County Commissioner Steve Oman wants his old job back, and will challenge Commissioner Phillip Riegle in the Republican primary in May. State Sen. Cliff Hite will have competition in the primary, too. Several tax issues will also appear...

People ‘want to go out and buy’

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER An economist told a Findlay audience Thursday he is “wildly optimistic” about the national economy and predicted a substantially faster rate of growth. The recovery has been slow in the years since the Great Recession, said Bob Morgan,...

Gasoline leak forces evacuation in McCutchenville

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER A number of McCutchenville residents were evacuated from their homes Wednesday evening after gasoline leaked into the village’s sewer system, and some were not back in their homes Thursday. Dan Stahl, director of the Seneca County Emergency...

Angled parking on Main Street?

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER The push to make downtown Findlay more welcoming to pedestrians could mean a significant shift in street parking. One proposal discussed with the state would allow angled parking along Main Street, Tony Iriti, Findlay-Hancock County Alliance economic...

Indictments unsealed, 9 Findlay residents facing drug charges

A Hancock County METRICH Drug Task Force investigation has led to the indictments of several area defendants, the law enforcement unit reported Thursday. These people were charged through recently-unsealed secret indictments: • Chad B.J. Whitely, 26, of Findlay, was charged with...