Charity walk to raise funds for K-9 unit

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A walk is planned at a Findlay nursing home to raise funds for a second Police Department K-9 unit. The Fox Run Hero’s Walk will be held Saturday, Oct. 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Fox Run Manor, 11745 Township 145, Findlay. Proceeds will go...

Voter registration deadline for general election is Oct. 11

The deadline for voter registration for the Nov. 8 general election is Oct. 11, 30 days prior to the election. According to the Ohio secretary of state’s website at www.sos.state.oh.us, individuals can register in person or by mail. The National Mail Voter Registration form...

Extension of Black Swamp grant sought

OTTAWA — The Putnam County commissioners decided this week to seek an extension of a $100,000 state grant used to research information about a proposed countywide water and sewer district, according to the Putnam County Sentinel. All 13 original petitioners, including...

Exams slated for police dispatcher’s job

An examination to fill a position for a Findlay police radio dispatcher will be held Oct. 19-21 at various times in Room 311 at the Findlay Municipal Building. Applicants are required to contact the Civil Service Commission at 419-424-7112 by Oct. 13 to schedule an exam date and...

Cooper Tire exec gets more duties

Luis Ceneviz, managing director of Latin America Tire Operations for Cooper Tire & Rubber Co., will also become managing director of Europe Tire Operations on Oct. 1. The dual role will make Ceneviz responsible for the company’s business throughout Europe, the Middle...

Council OKs funding for workforce organization

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Council on Tuesday appropriated $30,000 for the “Raise The Bar” workforce organization, despite a debate over funding nonprofits that has been going on for two years. The contribution, though, is contingent on City Council...

County jobless rate stays steady

Hancock County’s unemployment rate was 3.5 percent in August, the same as in July, the state reported. It was tied with three other counties — Auglaize, Madison and Union — for sixth lowest in the state last month, the State Job and Family Services Department...

Proposed juvenile court work reviewed

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER Tim Bechtol, an architect with Peterman Associates, and Judge Kristen Johnson, of the county probate and juvenile court, took the Hancock County commissioners on a tour of the court offices Tuesday to view proposed improvement areas. Bechtol is...
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