Election filing deadline nears

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER So far, no candidates have filed to run for several nonpartisan government posts that are up for election in November, including three seats on Findlay school board, according to the Hancock County Board of Elections. Three, four-year terms are up for...

McComb approves participation in joint fire district

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — The Northwest Hancock Joint Fire District is closer to becoming a reality. McComb Council on Monday approved a resolution agreeing to form a fire district with Pleasant and Portage townships. The district will pool resources and taxing...

Loose dog leads Findlay police to man wanted on warrant

So, a man’s best friend is his dog? Not always. A loose canine early Saturday on Defiance Avenue led authorities to its owner, a Findlay man who reportedly was wanted under a warrant. According to a city police report, the “boxer-type” dog was spotted wandering...

Old schools: Different fates

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER Some former school buildings in Findlay have been put to new uses since their school bells fell silent. Two buildings are being used by churches, another houses a heating company, one is used for storage, and part of another is being transformed into...

Antique machinery show to be held this weekend

The 44th annual antique machinery show, hosted by the Northwest Ohio Antique Machinery Association, will feature the Buckeye Oliver Collectors Summer Show and Maytag engines. The event will be held Thursday through Sunday at the Hancock County Fairgrounds on East Sandusky Street....

Weekly road report released

The following is the weekly report about construction and maintenance work on state highways in the region, provided by the Ohio Department of Transportation: HANCOCK COUNTY Ohio 12/U.S. 224 in Findlay just west of North Blanchard Street at the railroad crossing is closed for a...

Public Meetings

The following public meetings will be held this week in the Findlay area: TODAY McComb Council, 6:30 p.m., village hall. Arcadia Council, 7 p.m., special session to review personnel policy book, village hall. Hancock County Board of Developmental Disabilities, 5:30 p.m.,...

Plane crash injures pilot near airport in Wood County

MILLBURY — The Bowling Green post of the Ohio State Highway Patrol is investigating a plane crash that injured the pilot at around 9:18 a.m. Saturday near the Toledo Executive Airport in Wood County. According to the patrol, Hans Asam, 64, of Kitchener, Ontario, was flying...
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