Award honors Clevidence

Sarah Clevidence, assistant director of the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library, won the 2016 Diana Vescelius Award, recognizing Ohio’s young library leaders who have already made significant contributions to the profession and the communities they serve. Clevidence was...

Findlay Habitat for Humanity tackles 1st home rehab project

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER When Habitat for Humanity of Findlay/Hancock County started seeing itself as more than a new-home builder, it realized it could help more families. The first step was a home repair program, started in 2013, and the most recent development is the...

Take a look at house; volunteer help needed

The Findlay house at 208 Ash Ave. that is being rehabbed by Habitat for Humanity will be open to the public from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday. It will be dedicated at 9 a.m. Oct. 29, with a community breakfast afterward. The inside of the house will be remodeled by volunteers...

Police: Criminal clowns not around

There are no criminal clowns in the Findlay area, according to the Findlay Police Department. The department posted on its Facebook page Wednesday morning that rumors of bad clowns in the area are false. The rumor is circulating on social media, and reportedly warns that police...

Hancock County Sheriff’s Office unveils new website

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office has a new look to its website. The updated, more user-friendly site was launched over the weekend, said sheriff’s office Crime Prevention Officer Beth Baker. “We reorganized the content to make...

Arcadia’s grant request rejected

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — Arcadia officials have learned that the village will not receive a state grant for improvements at the village park and road repairs. Earlier this year, village officials sought a Neighborhood Revitalization grant handled by the Ohio...

WITH VIDEO: University of Findlay students being urged to register, vote

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER Forrest Miller, a senior at the University of Findlay, admits that young voters have a bad reputation. “The younger generation isn’t as active in voting,” said Miller, who is president of the Student Government Association at the...

A different look at driving

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER Students from the Hancock Youth Leadership group got hands-on experience with an impaired driving simulator on Tuesday. More than 30 students in the leadership program came together at Findlay Fire Station 4 for a health and human services day,...
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