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Mayor Mihalik: $250 million invested in Findlay last year

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Last year “was a banner year for investment in Findlay,” Mayor Lydia Mihalik told the Findlay Rotary Club on Monday. Marathon Petroleum’s campus expansion and McLane’s distribution center at the city’s new industrial park...

Village discusses sidewalk issues

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Several areas of Carey are exempt from sidewalk installation, according to Law Director Bob Maison, who was asked at the Jan. 19 council meeting to check village regulations. Subdivision regulations cover sidewalks, so residents of Snyder...

Electricity rate program on ballot

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Arlington voters will be asked in May to consider enacting an electricity aggregation program in an effort to lower electric bills. Arlington Council on Monday agreed to have the Hancock County Board of Elections place the issue on...

UF plans Black History events

The University of Findlay’s Black History Month celebration will feature a community discussion, speakers and a soul food dinner. “Real Talk at the Buford Center” will be held Feb. 11 at noon. The topic will be “Black History Month: Does it Matter for...

Heavy snow blankets area

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER Perhaps Sunday’s Super Bowl as well as the dire weather forecast can be credited with keeping many people at home and off the city’s slippery and snowy streets. “That might help,” one officer with the Findlay Police Department...

Officials wage battle against e-cigarettes

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The West End Tavern in Findlay may be a trendsetter by banning one of the latest fads — e-cigarettes. The bar and restaurant posted a sign nearly two years ago prohibiting the use of e-cigarettes at the business. “We would see it...

Findlay firefighters put out dryer fire

Findlay firefighters extinguished a dryer fire at Birchaven Retirement Village Saturday morning. A dryer caught fire around 9:20 a.m. and Birchaven staff was able to extinguish most of the flames before firefighters arrived, the Fire Department reported. Fourteen firefighters...

House fire reported in Wyandot County

UPPER SANDUSKY — Firefighters were called to an early Sunday morning fire at 5987 Wyandot County 107, near Upper Sandusky. The fire was reported shortly before 2:44 a.m., and the McCutchenville Fire Department responded. The occupants of the house escaped unharmed. The...
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