Law director says fire chief entitled to unused sick pay

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay Law Director Don Rasmussen has decided that Fire Chief Tom Lonyo is retiring and is entitled to unused sick pay, and Auditor Jim Staschiak is being directed to pay it. Staschiak previously said he couldn’t compensate Lonyo for his sick...

Tax issues head to ballot

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Two countywide tax issues are heading for the May 5 ballot. Findlay-Hancock County Public Library and Blanchard Valley Center will each ask voters to renew five-year operating levies. The Hancock County commissioners, who serve as the taxing authority...

Seneca County gets loan for justice building

By MORGAN MANNS FOR THE COURIER TIFFIN — A $500,000 loan for a “one-stop shop” combining justice centers in Seneca County has been approved, officials said Monday. The Ohio Local Government Innovation Fund approved the 10-year, no-interest loan. The joint...

Former council clerk to run for city office

By BRIAN BOHNERT for the courier FOSTORIA — Former City Council Clerk David Clark, who resigned his position after being diagnosed with cancer last summer, attended Tuesday night’s council meeting to announce he is cancer-free and is planning to run for office. On...

NB considers emergency service levy

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council may ask voters to pay for staffing an emergency medical service squad. Last year, the village began a transition from a volunteer squad to paid staff members in an effort to provide quicker coverage....

Plans for addiction recovery house cause uproar

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER State Rep. Robert C. Sprague said Monday he was “astounded” when he found out a planned addiction recovery house for women would be located at 1900 Greendale Ave. in Findlay, near Wilson Vance Intermediate School, St. Michael School and the...

Solar power farm begins producing electricity in Carey

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — Solar Planet Power of Columbus has begun operating a 2-megawatt solar power electric farm on village property adjacent to Waterworks Park on Carey’s west side. Vaughn Industries handled installation of the solar panels, and...

Heat tape to be applied to village waterline

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — To help protect against freezing, heat tape will be applied to a waterline at Arlington’s water treatment plant, Village Council was told Monday. A well line leading into the water treatment plant froze a month ago, a problem...
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