Arcadia seeking bids for windows

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer ARCADIA — Harsh winds howled against — and through — window panes of a room where the Arcadia school board held its regular meeting Wednesday, a not-so-subtle reminder of the condition of the old windows in the school...

Council Legislation

Nov. 18, 2014 Public Attendance: 5 ORDINANCES • 2014-86, third reading, rezoning 2440 Bright Road from C2 general commercial to I1 light industrial. Ordinance approved 8-0, with 2nd Ward Councilman Randy Van Dyne and At-Large Councilwoman Anne Spence absent. •...

Findlay income tax revenue falls

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay’s city income tax revenue is down more than $3.5 million as of October, but the city will still end the year with millions of dollars in reserves. A report showing the 16.21 percent decrease in tax revenue was presented to City Council at...

Director named for arts center

Jim Kreutzberg, an Ohioan who last was executive director at a Utah theater, was named executive director of the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts on Tuesday. Kreutzberg, selected from among dozens of candidates, has 40 years of experience in the arts and over 15 years of...

Murder suspect seeks to exhume body of infant

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER Jerrod Hartman, the Findlay man charged with murdering his infant son, is asking a judge to allow the body to be exhumed. Hartman wants a medical expert to perform additional tests on the body of the infant, James Hartman, according to a motion filed...

Cockroaches found in FHS bathroom

By MICHAEL BURWELL STAFF WRITER A report of cockroaches in a bathroom sink at Findlay High School has sent school district employees scurrying into action this week. Several high school students, apparently bugged by what they saw, posted pictures of the sink, located in a...

Police officer’s firing upheld

By RYAN DUNN staff writer A judge has upheld the firing of a former Findlay police sergeant who placed a loaded gun in his mouth and insulted an officer during separate roll call meetings. An arbitrator who reinstated Dave Hill exceeded the union contract’s...

Council OKs utility rate changes

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier FOSTORIA — Property owners can expect to see a change in their water and sewer bills next year, thanks to City Council action Tuesday. Fostoria City Council unanimously approved adjustments to the city’s sewer rates for the next two...
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