Kupferberg returning as FHS principal

By ABBEY NICKEL Staff Writer Two top administrators in the Findlay City School District will have new jobs next school year. Assistant Superintendent Craig Kupferberg will become the high school principal, and current high school Principal Victoria Swartz will become director of...

Findlay fills engineer’s job

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Brian Thomas will become Findlay’s first city engineer since the beginning of 2012. “I’m looking forward to doing something new,” Thomas said. “I’m excited.” Thomas will start work Monday with an annual salary of...

Annexation of substation property before council

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council gave a first reading Monday to an ordinance, requested by Continental Structural Plastics, for annexation of about a half-acre where a new electric substation will be constructed this year. The company is undertaking an $18...

Johnson appointed to council

By HANNAH DUNBAR Staff Writer BLUFFTON — Bluffton Village Council on Monday swore in a new council member, Richard Johnson. Johnson will replace Everett Collier, who resigned in April. Johnson already was running unopposed for a council seat, for a term starting in 2016, so...

No additional candidates file for fall election

No more candidates have filed to run for elected office in Findlay and Hancock County. The deadline for independent candidates to file petitions to run for a position was 4 p.m. Monday. Only one independent candidate registered and he is running for Findlay mayor. Jeffery Simon,...

Two countywide levies before voters

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Tax proposals for Blanchard Valley Center and for the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library, and Republican contests for Findlay city offices will be decided in Tuesday’s primary election in Hancock County. County and state elections officials have...

The Courier receives five Ohio AP awards

COLUMBUS — The Courier won five statewide awards Sunday, including two first-place prizes, for journalistic excellence during 2014. The recognition came from the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors Association, made up of Ohio daily newspapers and broadcast stations that...

11 city candidates unopposed

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Eleven candidates for Findlay city offices face no opposition in Tuesday’s primary, including the mayor and several City Council candidates. All but one of the unopposed candidates are Republicans. Republican Mayor Lydia Mihalik, 35, is running for...
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