Foundation hits grant milestone

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation has hit the $30 million mark in grants. The philanthropic organization celebrated that milestone amount of money at its annual meeting Wednesday night at the Findlay Country Club. The foundation has been...

Survey to gauge school building views

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER VAN BUREN — After its May bond issue was voted down, Van Buren School District is seeking input before deciding whether another levy should appear on the November ballot. The district recently launched an online survey, asking residents to give...

World War II bomber to stop at Findlay Airport next week

Next week, the Findlay Airport will host “Diamond Lil,” a rare B-24 Liberator bomber flown during World War II. The plane will be available for public tours and rides. The aircraft, presented by the Commemorative Air Force, an organization that promotes World War II...

City street work continues

Crews will be paving portions of several Findlay streets today, weather permitting, from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The work will include: • South Main Street from Woodley Avenue to the southern city limits. The work will necessitate occasional lane reductions. • Sixth Street from South...

Partnership honors Six Disciplines

Six Disciplines NWO, which helps companies by aligning employee activities with company goals, has received recognition at the “silver level” from the Partnership for Excellence, Ohio, West Virginia and Indiana’s Performance Excellence Program. Based on the...

Council Legislation

June 17, 2014 Public Attendance: 12 ORDINANCES • 2014-40, third reading, vacating an east/west alley near Fifth Street in the Nidek subdivision, and the Blanchard Avenue and Brookside additions. Ordinance approved 9-0, with 2nd Ward Councilman Randy VanDyne absent. •...

Oman outspent Riegle in GOP primary race

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Former Hancock County Commissioner Steve Oman outspent incumbent Commissioner Phillip Riegle in their Republican primary election contest, post-election campaign finance reports show. The reports show Oman spent $17,408 in the final days of the...

Teacher facing new allegation

By RYAN DUNN and MAX FILBY STAFF WRITERS The parents of a second Riverdale student have alleged that teacher Barb Williams harmed their child, an attorney said Tuesday. April and Bryce Blanton, of Forest, on Saturday filed a criminal complaint with the Hancock County...
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