‘Induced flooding’ areas in Findlay not part of plan

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER The Army Corps of Engineers’ draft plan for limiting flooding by the Blanchard River no longer identifies areas where “induced flooding” would occur in several Findlay neighborhoods during a 100-year-flood, like the August 2007...

School board buys 14 modular classrooms

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER To handle climbing enrollment numbers and ease crowded kindergarten classrooms, Findlay City Schools will be adding modular classroom units to Jefferson Primary and Chamberlin Hill Intermediate schools this summer. A bid of $874,000 to provide the...

Repeal of zoning ordinance on ballot

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Delaware Township residents on May 5 will decide whether to repeal their zoning ordinance. A “yes” vote will be a vote to cancel the township zoning ordinance; a “no” vote will be a vote to keep it. Mount Blanchard residents will...

Work continuing on new water tower

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER McCOMB — Work is progressing on a new water tower in downtown McComb, Village Council said Monday. Sandblasting of the tower was finished this week, according to village officials, and coats of primer now will be applied. The $835,000 tower is...

UF board of trustees member to receive state foundation award

Dr. C. Richard Beckett, who retired as chair of the University of Findlay board of trustees in 2014 and this year will complete 30 years of service as a board member, will receive the Ohio Foundation of Independent Colleges’ Earl F. Morris Trustee Award at a dinner to be...

Flood-control plan: Mixed reactions

By THE COURIER STAFF Findlay and Hancock County officials say the Army Corps of Engineers’ study of the Blanchard River watershed, released Friday, shows flood-control efforts are finally moving forward. “It’s a long-awaited process. I know people are...

Four vying for at-large seats

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Republican voters in Findlay will decide a four-way party race for three at-large seats on City Council during the May 5 primary. Grant Russel and Tom Shindledecker are seeking re-election to their at-large seats. They will compete in the primary with...

Woman reports man tried to pull her into a vehicle

The Findlay Police Department is investigating a report that a man attempted to pull a woman into a car with other men on West Foulke Avenue Sunday evening. According to police, an 18-year-old female reported she was walking in the 700 block of West Trenton Avenue at 5 p.m....
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