Officials shelve plan to restrict business signs

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay business owners will get to keep their “pylon” signs. A proposal in July called for city business owners to use “low-profile” monument signs, while phasing out existing signs on poles, known as pylon signs. But the sign...

County joining school district’s fiber-optic loop

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County’s commissioners decided Tuesday to join Findlay City Schools’ planned fiber network. It is expected to cost the county about $115,000 to buy into the fiber-optic loop. The network is expected to cost the school district...

HPD receives money for trail

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER The Hancock Park District is receiving $332,402 from the Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation for development of the Blanchard River Greenway Trail. The estate of Eveline Stitt, who died March 1, earmarked the money to the park district, with...

Kevin Brooks gets 30 days in jail

By ALLISON REAMER Staff Writer Kevin Brooks Sr. was sentenced to jail Tuesday on misdemeanor attempted drug trafficking charges, making him the third member of his family to be sentenced in recent weeks. Brooks, 57, of Findlay, was sentenced by Hancock County Common Pleas Judge...

UF hires vice president for online programs

The University of Findlay has hired C. Damon Osborne as associate vice president for online and alternative delivery programs, a position created to manage the university’s online offerings. Osborne is expected to start work in January. He will be responsible for...

Sak Sleep Wellness Center scheduled to open today

The new Daniel J. and Maria H. Sak Sleep Wellness Center, part of Blanchard Valley Health System, opens today. Located at 1909 S. Main St., the building replaces the BVH Sleep Disorders Center that stood in the same location prior to the new building’s completion. The...

Drunken man recruits boy, 9, to drive car

TIFFIN — He was already sauced, but he wanted some for his chicken. Police say a drunken Tiffin man, Cory D. Mathias, 27, had his 9-year-old neighbor drive him to a carryout to buy barbecue sauce for a chicken dinner Saturday night. Employees at the Pit Stop, 321 E. Perry...

Second Findlay business robbed by knife-wielding man

For the second time in two nights, a North Main Street business was robbed Monday night by a man with knife, Findlay police reported. According to police, the suspect entered the Mobil gas station, 1303 N. Main St., at 8:36 p.m. The man brandished a knife and demanded cash from...
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