Findlay offering tours of water, sewer plants

Findlay’s Water Pollution Control Center at 1201 S. River Road and its Water Treatment Plant at 110 N. Blanchard St. will be offering tours from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in recognition of Drinking Water Week. The week, recognized from May 4-10, is being promoted by the...

Council Legislation

May 6, 2014 Public Attendance: 15 ORDINANCES • 2014-30, second reading, by emergency, appropriating $3,344 from the self-insurance fund to a particular self-insurance fund account. • 2014-31, second reading, by emergency, appropriating $592,000 from the Ohio...

Riegle wins commissioner contest

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Voters in Hancock County handed Commissioner Phillip Riegle a solid win Tuesday. Riegle took 62 percent of the vote, winning the Republican nomination for county commissioner and easily defeating a two-time challenger, former Commissioner Steve Oman....

Voters reject Van Buren Schools bond issue

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Van Buren School District residents voted down a $29.3 million bond issue on Tuesday that would have funded an expansion of the school’s campus. The issue was defeated with 853 votes, or 62 percent, voting against it, according to the Hancock...

Voters support Cliff Hite

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER State Sen. Cliff Hite coasted to the Republican nomination Tuesday to remain state senator for Ohio’s 1st District. Hite had won 60 percent of the vote late Tuesday with 99 percent of precincts reporting. He had received 17,739 votes to 6,332 votes...

Council stubs out e-cigarette ban

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay City Council decided Tuesday to not consider banning e-cigarettes in indoor public places where cigarettes have already been prohibited. The ban was proposed by Findlay City Health Department personnel and a pulmonary specialist last week, but a...

Voters renew BVC levy

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer A full 76 percent of Hancock County voters on Tuesday approved the renewal of Blanchard Valley Center’s five-year, 2.5-mill levy. The vote was 7,411 in favor, 2,345 opposed. All vote totals are unofficial and include absentee ballots. Hancock...

Findlay school voters approve continuing levy

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay School District residents made a decision on Tuesday that they can never take back. District voters renewed a 5.9-mill operating levy for Findlay City Schools on a continuing basis, meaning it will last forever, as opposed to the five-year...
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