Hite: Lake algae not just a farm problem

Chris Oaks spoke with state Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay. Q: As chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee, you have been on the front lines of the effort to draft rules to help prevent the kind of runoff that causes toxic algal blooms to form in Lake Erie. That industry is often...

Council Legislation

March 17, 2015 Public Attendance: 20 ORDINANCES • 2015-16, third reading, rezoning land at the intersection of Township 99 and Technology Drive from C-2 General Commercial to M-2 Multiple Family High Density. Ordinance adopted 7-0, with 1st Ward Councilwoman Holly Frische...

Shaffner receives teaching honor

Samantha Shaffner, a 2003 Findlay High School graduate and now an English teacher at Franklinton Preparatory Academy in Columbus, has received a professional honor from the Ohio Council for Teachers of English and Language Arts. She received the Outstanding Educator of the Year...

New business

Mark Marvin is the owner of Mobile Blast Guy, a new mobile blasting business that is based at 5190 Hancock County 248, Findlay. The business takes paint, rust and other coatings off of any surface “without causing damage to the underlying surface.” Mobile Blast Guy...

Parent blasts actions by caseworker

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER A Findlay woman on Thursday told the Hancock County commissioners that the county Children’s Protective Services agency is guilty of “illegal and unethical behavior.” Children’s Protective Services investigates reports of...

Assistant school chief selected

Findlay City Schools Superintendent Edward Kurt will see a familiar face in the assistant superintendent’s office this fall. During a special meeting Thursday, Findlay school board hired Troy Roth, the middle and high school principal at Margaretta Local Schools in...

Findlay celebrates business ranking

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Findlay’s No. 1 ranking for business growth in 2014 was celebrated Thursday by business and state and local government leaders and an editor of the international magazine which did the rankings. Findlay and Hancock County’s quality of life...

Fire damages Findlay factory

A fire early Thursday at the Cascade Kenhar factory in Findlay caused about $250,000 in damage, city firefighters report. Production employees were evacuated when the fire, in a paint booth, was reported at 1:27 a.m. No injuries were reported, Battalion Chief Richard Clark said....
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