Weekend Doctor

By DR. THOMAS F. VAIL Sports fans will remember Taylor Martinez, the senior quarterback for the Nebraska Huskers, who suffered a debilitating injury near the ball of his left foot in early November 2013 that left him out of the entire season. He now is preparing for workouts in...

Reverse-angle parking isn’t a new concept

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER The reverse-angle parking proposed for Findlay’s Main Street is not a new idea, nor is it criticism-free in places that have it. And it’s not even new for Findlay. The city has had some reverse-angle, back-in parking for police officers for...

Mixed reactions in Pottstown, Pa.

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Pottstown, Pa., is being used by Findlay officials as one example of where reverse-angle parking is being used. But has it been a success? “It has and it hasn’t. People either like back-in angled parking or they absolutely hate it,”...

Findlay firm faces OSHA fine

Pressed Paper Technologies, a Findlay company at 115 Bentley Court, has been fined $81,450 by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration for exposing employees to risk of burns, electrocution and shock, the agency reported. No one was hurt at the business, which makes...

Many types of storms can be ‘very dangerous’

Chris Oaks spoke with Chris Vickers, meteorologist for WTOL-TV. Q: This is Ohio Spring Severe Weather Awareness Week. The terminology for storms is largely the same regardless of the season, but, over the years, the timing of those alerts has changed. A: That’s true. It...

Commissioners offer update

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer The Hancock County commissioners, buoyed by news from the Army Corps of Engineers, gave an update on county government at the Hancock County Republican Party’s First Friday Luncheon. The Army Corps announced this week that the Blanchard River...

Former Fostoria city official dies

FOSTORIA — J. Charles Macias, who served as Fostoria’s safety-service director for 11 years in the 1980s and 1990s, has died. Macias, 84, of Fostoria, died Thursday at Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay. He was safety-service director from 1983 to 1994. He also was...

Traffic plan: Officials answer questions

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik hosted a live question-and-answer session about the proposed downtown traffic plan Thursday on Facebook. “I thought that there needed to be answers to some of the questions being posed to me and to some of the council...
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