Involved dads add ‘a lot’ to children’s lives

Chris Oaks spoke with Dr. Kyle Pruett, clinical professor at the Yale Child Study Center, a Sesame Workshop trustee, and co-author of “Partnership Parenting.” Q: “Partnership Parenting” makes the case that a father’s role in the family dynamic is...

Carey Council member resigns

CAREY — John Green, a Carey councilman since 2012, has resigned his post because of a conflict with a new out-of-town job and council meeting nights, according to The Progressor-Times newspaper. Council is expected to discuss the issue at its 7 p.m. regular meeting Monday....

3 drug treatment centers serving Hancock County

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER How serious of a drug addiction problem does Hancock County have? It recently added a third outpatient treatment center. Within months, one of the other outpatient programs will add a residential treatment center. Choices Behavioral Healthcare, which...

Marathon expanding service building, planning new gas station

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER A plan to expand a 19,000-square-foot Marathon Petroleum service building at 119 E. Sandusky St. by 15,439 square feet was approved Thursday by Findlay City Planning Commission. The existing service building houses equipment, and the expansion will...

County workers get pay increase

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Employees of Hancock County Job and Family Services are getting a pay raise and a new competitive pay scale in an effort to stop staff turnover. The Hancock County commissioners approved the pay raise at Thursday’s regular meeting, at the...

Three indicted in fatal house fire

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Three Fostoria residents have been indicted in connection with a fatal house fire. Shey L. Weiker, 31, and Charles V. Schaeffer, 44, both of 151 Taft Blvd., and Timothy D. Hall, 20, of 126 Findlay St., were indicted by a Seneca...

Grand jury indicts 2 in fatal shooting

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER Two of the three suspects charged in last month’s shooting death of a 20-year-old Fostoria woman have been indicted on multiple charges by a Seneca County grand jury. Tyson J. Ogg, 18, who is listed as a transient, and Dallas A. Salaz, 19,...
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