Downtown building demolition underway

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER As demolition begins on a downtown Findlay building ravaged by fire in January, the cause of the blaze remains undetermined. The fire broke out at the Gibbs Building, 217-227 N. Main St., just south of Center Street, on Jan. 22. The building is...

Fire damages Washington Avenue home

An early Saturday morning fire at 859 Washington Ave. caused $36,000 damage to the Findlay house and its contents, officials report. The fire started in an upstairs closet and remains under investigation, according to Fire Department Battalion Chief Rich Clark. The fire was...

UF graduation set for Saturday

Two University of Findlay alumni are going to be speaking to students during this weekend’s spring commencement ceremony. Vijay Talwar, class of 1992, and Billy Watterson, class of 1996, will talk to 2016 graduates at the University of Findlay’s Commencement on...

McComb expects to hear soon on Safe Routes grant

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — In a month or two, McComb should learn if the village will receive a grant to give students safer routes to school, Village Council learned Monday. The village has applied for a Safe Routes to School grant handled by the Ohio Department...

Arbor Day celebration is Friday

Findlay’s Arbor Day celebration Friday will include trees being planted in east-side and west-side neighborhoods and at Millstream Career Center. The planting programs are sponsored partially by the Findlay Shade Tree Commission. Findlay will start a NeighborWoods Project...

252 pounds of medication collected

The Hancock County Opiate Task Force collected over 250 pounds of medication during its spring medication collection on Saturday. During the event, there were 147 cars and several walk-ups, and 252 pounds of medication collected, according to the Hancock County Board of Alcohol,...

City finalizes street projects

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Nearly 20 Findlay streets will be resurfaced this year at a cost of around $1.9 million. Three street projects will be mostly paid for by the state. The Ohio Department of Transportation will pay around $560,000 to resurface Broad Avenue from Howard...

14 delegates to represent region

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Six Republican delegates and eight Democratic delegates will represent northwestern Ohio at the presidential conventions this summer. The Republicans and the Democrats have selected delegates to represent each of Ohio’s 16 congressional...
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