‘State of city’ speech may grow

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Mayor Lydia Mihalik’s annual “state of the city” address may encompass more than Findlay this year. Mihalik has asked the Hancock County commissioners if they would like to do a joint address this year. “I just reached out to the...

Fostoria’s mayor unopposed

FOSTORIA — Fostoria Mayor Eric Keckler has no opponent in this year’s elections. Keckler, Fostoria’s former public works superintendent, won the mayor’s office in November 2011, defeating incumbent John Davoli in a nonpartisan contest. Keckler is seeking...

Wyandot primary canceled; no party races, ballot issues

UPPER SANDUSKY — There will be no primary election in Wyandot County on May 5, according to Deb Passet, board of elections director. There are no Republican or Democratic primary races. In Carey, Republican Mayor Steve Smalley, 503 St. Mary’s Ave., filed for...

Downtown plan: Nothing is finalized, mayor says

Chris Oaks spoke with Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik. Q: Figures released this week show that 2015 will easily be the most financially stable year of your term in office. Do you feel comfortable yet with where the city is from a financial standpoint? A: Comfortable can be a relative...

Arts center construction update

Construction at the Marathon Performing Arts Center this week: • Brick installation on stagehouse, with exception of the south wall, completed. • Plumbing, HVAC and electrical work continued on ground floor for main bathrooms, chorus dressing rooms and rooms under the...

Human resource certification focus of Wednesday meeting

“HR Certification” will be discussed at the Findlay Area Human Resource Association meeting at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Findlay Country Club. Topics to be covered include: • Why the Society for Human Resource Management has decided to offer its own certification,...

Time to upgrade Dorney Plaza?

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Dorney Plaza in Findlay’s downtown may get a different look, and maybe more of a purpose. Hancock County’s commissioners met Thursday with Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik and Don Malarky, a volunteer for the Findlay-Hancock County Alliance, to...

Fostorian killed, two others hurt in head-on collision

FREMONT — A Fostoria man was killed and two others were injured when an SUV and a tractor-trailer collided Thursday morning on Ohio 53, just south of Fremont. Paul Taylor, 27, of Fostoria, was pronounced dead at the scene. Taylor was traveling north on Ohio 53 at about 8:50...
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