Road repairs to close streets

Road repairs and sewer work will result in several street closings in and around Findlay this week. Lima Avenue will be reduced to one lane in both directions between Lake Cascades Parkway and Logan Avenue from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. today, according to the city. On Thursday, North...

City schools balk at bill for football field

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER Findlay City Schools isn’t satisfied with its new football field at Donnell Stadium, and a more than $500,000 bill has gone unpaid because of it. “We do not feel it’s been substantially completed,” Superintendent Ed Kurt said...

Treadway appointed downtown coordinator

Carla Treadway has been named Downtown Findlay coordinator for Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development. She succeeds Maria Reza, who left in October to become president of Tarpon Springs (Florida) Chamber of Commerce. Treadway, 34, is an entrepreneur. She owns Tread’s...

Paranormal group plans to check out school

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Sylvia Nye Daniels, a member of Carey Area Paranormal Energy Research Society, wants to explore the Carey school before it is demolished. The group of seven individuals hopes to verify stories of “activity” in the building....

Two people hurt in U.S. 68 accident

Two Findlay residents suffered minor injuries in a two-vehicle accident Monday afternoon on U.S. 68 at the Ohio 15 interchange. The Findlay post of the State Highway Patrol said a tractor-trailer driven by Abdul Razzaq Chohan, 49, of Yuba City, California, attempted to drive onto...

McComb Council to apply for grant

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — McComb Council on Monday decided to seek funds to give youths a safer path to school. Council authorized McComb Police Chief Greg Smith to apply for Safe Routes to School dollars from the Ohio Department of Transportation. Preliminary...

Shortage of subs hits area schools

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER A national substitute teacher shortage has reached northwestern Ohio, causing Findlay City Schools to agree to pay teachers extra when subs can’t be found. Findlay isn’t the only area district feeling the shortage. Other Hancock County and...

Man goes on trial on rape charges

A jury trial is set to begin today for a Findlay man facing multiple sexual assault-related charges. Clinton D. Berry, 59, faces two counts of rape, aggravated burglary, and kidnapping, all first-degree felonies. On March 13, 2015, Berry allegedly broke into a Mount Cory...
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