Progress: Financial institutions going mobile

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Banking went mobile in 2013, with many local banks offering the new technology to their customers. Coming changes to the banking industry promise to be dramatic, bankers say, altering the way people manage their accounts, and where and when they do...

Progress: Findlay’s finances on upswing

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay government this year is expected to have its best financial health since the Great Recession exacted a heavy toll beginning in 2009. With a $1.6 million general fund surplus, an expanded capital improvements budget, and noteworthy economic...

Progress: Upscale, 5-story Hilton coming

By RYAN DUNN staff writer Those spending the night in Findlay will soon have the option to check in at a Hilton. Developers plan to open a Hilton Garden Inn in October at the corner of Hancock County 300 and Interstate Drive. The five-story property will boast 101 guest rooms...

Progress: Gateway Church planning $4.9 million building expansion

Gateway Church, on Hancock County 9 near Liberty-Benton High School, will nearly double its space with a $4.9 million, 30,892-square-foot addition by spring 2015. The church is affiliated with the Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Construction will start this spring. The expanded...

Progress: Fostoria transitions into the future

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — New relationships, and the completion of many long-awaited projects highlighted 2013 for Fostoria Mayor Eric Keckler and his administration. Settling in during his first term of office, Keckler said he is continuing to see results...

Progress: Seneca officials considering justice center

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — The Seneca County commissioners have made no decision about constructing a building to replace the former county courthouse, but additional funds have been set aside for a potential project. In October, the commissioners agreed to put...

Progress: FEDC sets sights on jobs, education

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Fostoria Economic Development Corp. in 2013 worked on bringing trade and career training to Fostoria, and opening the new rail park. The FEDC also decided to put a new focus on marketing Fostoria. Christopher Iannantuono, FEDC...

Progress: Bluffton Chamber of Commerce wants village to ‘be a destination’

By BRIAN LESTER STAFF WRITER Bluffton Chamber of Commerce CEO Fred Steiner is intent on making improvements to the village in 2014 and has a plan in place to make it happen. In recent roundtable discussions with chamber members, Steiner said four questions were presented. The...
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