Former, current Fostoria mayors spar over finances

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier FOSTORIA — A heated crowd of about 30 Fostorians packed council chambers Tuesday night to voice concerns over a roughly $500,000 deficit officials expect next year. What officials hoped would be an opportunity for open dialogue about ways to...

Two people hurt in Ohio 37 crash

Two people were taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital with minor injuries after a two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon southeast of Findlay, the Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol reported. The crash was reported at 4:45 p.m. on Ohio 37 at the Ohio 15 interchange. The patrol...

Carey Village Council considers hiring outside tax collector

CAREY — Carey Council gave a first reading Monday to an ordinance to contract with Central Collection Agency, a Cleveland city department, for municipal income tax collections beginning midyear 2016. The three-year commitment will cost the village about $41,000 per year,...

Wobser appointed to Findlay Council

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Jeff Wobser will be joining Findlay City Council a month early. Wobser was appointed Monday to fill a vacant at-large seat on council for the rest of this year. In January, he will begin serving a two-year term in the same seat. Wobser was elected to...

Library joining ‘open checkbook’

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will be participating in Ohio’s “open checkbook” at OhioCheckbook.com, state Treasurer Josh Mandel announced Monday. Mandel’s office said the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library is the second library in Ohio to...

State reports $2.3B in unclaimed funds

COLUMBUS (AP) — State officials say unclaimed funds totaling $2.3 billion are waiting to be claimed in Ohio. The Ohio Department of Commerce Division of Unclaimed Funds said unclaimed funds are money or the right to money that may have been dormant in bank checking or...

Wood County plans sale of forfeited land

BOWLING GREEN — The Wood County auditor will hold a forfeited land sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 17 in the hearing room on the fifth floor of the Wood County office building in Bowling Green. The sale will be a public auction and the parcels that are being offered, due to...

Attorney general offers holiday shopping tips

COLUMBUS — Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine is encouraging consumers to remember their rights and watch for potential scams while shopping this holiday season. “Understanding your rights as a consumer can help you avoid scams and make the most of holiday...
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