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City to buy police cars, fire engine

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay Council is likely to approve $233,498 for new police cars and $580,000 for a new fire engine at its Jan. 20 meeting. A number of road and sewer projects may also be approved. Safety-Service Director Paul Schmelzer has asked council to hurry...

Payout likely for ex-chief

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Retired Findlay Fire Chief Tom Lonyo may soon get his compensation for unused sick time, following a month of debate between council members and city officials. City Council’s Appropriations Committee discussed the issue again Tuesday, then tabled...

Rawson man pleads guilty to rape charges

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A Rawson man has pleaded guilty in Hancock County Common Pleas Court to multiple rape charges involving a young girl. As part of a plea negotiation, Gary A. Martin, 56, pleaded guilty Monday to four first-degree felony counts of rape. Between Oct....

County grand jury indicts three people

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A Hancock County grand jury indicted three people on Tuesday. Jeremy D. Ludrowsky, 34, address unknown, was indicted on a third-degree felony charge of domestic violence and a fifth-degree felony charge of violating a protection order. On Jan. 3,...

NB school board elects 2015 officers

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — Tami Thomas on Tuesday was named president of the North Baltimore school board for 2015. During its first session of the year, the board also chose board member Russell Bretz to serve as vice president. The board agreed to...

Recovery center welcomed

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The completion of the Tree Line Addiction Recovery Center in Findlay was celebrated Monday, while another form of recovery housing is still in dispute. The 3,750-square-foot recovery center at 2627 Crystal Ave. will be able to house up to 12 clients at a...

Fiber network considered

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER Findlay City School District is looking to spearhead development of a wide area fiber network to reduce its long-term technology costs, with the initial project costing about $1.5 million. During Monday’s school board meeting, Martin White,...

New water tower under construction

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — The dome of McComb’s new water tower has been set in place and welding is underway, Village Council learned Monday. Workers set the dome on the tower Saturday. The 135-foot-tall water tower, located downtown, has a 100,000-gallon...
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