2 facing insider trading charges

The federal government says two friends illegally profited $1.1 million from insider trading on the proposed acquisition of Cooper Tire and Rubber Co. of Findlay by Apollo Tyres two years ago. Amit Kanodia of Brookline, Massachusetts, an entrepreneur and private equity investor,...

Mayor: ‘I don’t think we’ve peaked yet’

Chris Oaks spoke with Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik. Q: Last week, Forbes magazine rated Marathon Petroleum as the third-best employer in America. Obviously, that’s quite an honor for the company, but do you feel it reflects well on the community as a whole as well? A: I...

Fostoria woman dies in head-on crash

FOSTORIA — A Fostoria woman was killed Friday morning in a car-truck collision on Stearns Road, west of Ohio 199 in Fostoria, Wood County Sheriff Mark Wasylyshyn reported. Mary A. Kingery, 84, was pronounced dead at the scene, the sheriff said. Kingery was driving a 2004...

Increase in traffic deaths concerns state patrol post

The Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol is concerned about an increase in traffic deaths during the first three months of the year. During the first quarter, five people were killed in traffic crashes in Hancock and Hardin counties, the patrol post reported. During the first...

Tiffin police: missing girl found

Tiffin police say a missing 14-year-old Tiffin girl, who disappeared nearly two weeks ago, was found Friday in Indiana. Madalyn Hiser was found in an apartment complex in Anderson, Indiana, police said. Hiser had been reported missing from her Tiffin home on March 23. She was...

New plant owner plans to add jobs

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Valfilm, the new owner of the film-producing Dow Chemical Co. plant in Findlay, plans to add 80 jobs by year-end 2018 and this week won a 55 percent, eight-year payroll tax credit from the state for those jobs. Valfilm North America retained 55 jobs when...

Peterman Associates hired for health department study

The Hancock County commissioners on Thursday voted to hire Peterman Associates for $10,000 to study housing the joint city-county health department in a county building on Hancock County 140. The Hancock County Health Department already is in the building at 7748 Hancock County...

All Fostoria candidates unopposed in May

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER FOSTORIA — A primary will be held May 5 in Fostoria, but no city candidate will face competition until the November election. The city’s charter requires names to be listed on the primary ballot and a vote be held, said Seneca County Board...
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