City schools update mental health policy

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Schools is expected to start offering mental health assessments to students beginning next fall. Clinicians from the Family Resource Center and Century Health will be available periodically at the schools, Superintendent Dean Wittwer said at...

WITH VIDEO: Series of I-75 crashes injure 5

Five people were injured, two seriously, and a section of Interstate 75 was shut down for two hours after a series of accidents on the highway Monday, the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported. The string of accidents began at 11:29 a.m., the patrol said. A 1999 BMW...

New city employer identified

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER McLane Grocery Distribution is the company that will eventually employ 425 people at an average wage of $57,000 per year on Findlay’s north end. The company’s name was being withheld by local economic development and government leaders while...

Another village official stepping down

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER BLUFFTON — Council President Mitch Kingsley announced his resignation from office Monday, the second departure of a top village official this month. Kingsley’s resignation as council president is effective immediately, but he plans to...

Teachers agree to wage freeze

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Putting the school district first, the Fostoria teachers’ union has agreed to a new contract with no wage increase for the next two years. During its regular meeting Monday, the school board approved a two-year contract...

Carey planning repaving work

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Carey Council approved an emergency ordinance Monday to contract for the annual village street repaving work. Administrator Roy Johnson said the following streets will repaved: West Street, from Maple Avenue to Fairlane Drive; West Street,...

Ada man indicted on drug charges

By RYAN DUNN staff writer OTTAWA — A Putnam County grand jury has handed up several felony drug charges against an Ada man. Between January and March, Alberto Gutierrez Jr., 39, allegedly sold large amounts of cocaine and marijuana in Putnam County. Prosecutors say...

Arlington may purchase grass truck

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Arlington Council on Monday considered legislation to purchase a Fire Department transportation truck. Commonly known as a grass truck, the vehicle would cost about $33,755 and replace a 1967 model, according to village officials. In...
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