Agencies track overdose deaths in Findlay, county

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Marion isn’t the only Ohio city struggling with drug overdoses. There have been five confirmed drug overdose deaths in Findlay this year, with another six cases under investigation. The Findlay Health Department tracks overdose deaths in the city,...

Findlay auditor outspent opponent

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer After refusing to accept cash contributions in his bid for re-election as Findlay auditor, Jim Staschiak outspent his primary election opponent by about $1,000, campaign finance reports show. Staschiak defeated At-Large Councilwoman Anne Spence in the...

Plans for ‘Marathon Green’ win approval

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER An outdoor work area for Marathon Petroleum Corp. employees at the southeast corner of Main and Hardin streets was approved Thursday by Findlay City Planning Commission. At over half an acre, the “Marathon Green” footprint will be a bit...

Findlay police explain policy on lethal force

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER The Findlay Police Department has fielded several questions about use of lethal force, after a city man was shot and killed by a police officer earlier this week. According to police, multiple residents have asked why a Taser stun gun was not used...

Courier seeking incident report

The Courier submitted a public records request to Findlay officials on Wednesday for the original incident report involving the police shooting of Jeremy Linhart. The written request, under the Freedom of Information Act, was given to Mayor Lydia Mihalik and Findlay Police Capt....

Community watch map launched on city police website

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER The Findlay Police Department has released an online community watch map that outlines criminal activity around the city. The map is available on the Police Department’s website at http://police.FindlayOhio.com. The map, powered by Google,...

Schroeder leads Ag Credit board

FOSTORIA — Scott Schroeder of Leipsic was elected chairman of Ag Credit’s board of directors at the cooperative’s recent board re-organizational meeting. Gary Baldosser was elected vice chairman. Schroeder replaces Jerry Layman, board chairman the past three...

Findlay bicyclist reports robbery

A man was robbed while he was riding his bike at the intersection of Scott Avenue and Milton Street early Thursday, Findlay police reported. The 25-year-old man was riding his bike at 1 a.m. when he was knocked to the ground, police said. The victim said he was then punched and...
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