Findlay Council asked to consider e-cigarette ban

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER The Findlay Health Department is hoping government officials “air” on the side of caution by banning electronic cigarettes in indoor public places where smoking has been prohibited. Findlay would be the first municipality in Ohio to do so....

Several indicted on drug charges

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER Three men from Kentucky and Michigan were indicted Tuesday on charges of possessing large amounts of illegal drugs in Findlay. A Hancock County grand jury indicted Darius L. Reaves, 42, of Louisville, Ky., on a first-degree felony charge of aggravated...

UF commencement to be held Saturday

The University of Findlay will award nearly 700 degrees Saturday at its spring commencement ceremonies in the Koehler Complex. The graduate ceremony will begin at 9 a.m. and the undergraduate ceremony will start at 3 p.m. No tickets are needed to attend either ceremony. Degrees...

City officials quarreling about emails

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Findlay administrators and city Auditor Jim Staschiak are quarreling again, this time over emails. City administrators obtained certain auditor’s office emails directly from the city’s computer personnel, without consulting Staschiak. That...

Iriti says Findlay not in Target’s sights

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Shoppers’ protracted pining for a Target store in Findlay won’t end anytime soon, Findlay-Hancock County Economic Development Director Tony Iriti said Monday. Iriti and his predecessors have been asked for over a decade about when Findlay...

BVC renewal levy on primary ballot

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Blanchard Valley Center’s five-year, 2.5-mill levy is up for renewal in the May 6 primary election. The levy, which generates about $3 million each year, accounts for nearly 25 percent of the center’s operating revenue. Together with the...

University of Findlay proceeding with stadium financing plans

The University of Findlay continues to put together financing for its future lacrosse/football stadium. Athletic Director Steven Rackley said Monday an announcement on stadium financing is expected to be made in the near future, and university officials hope work can start in...

Police department adds three officers

Three officers joined the Findlay Police Department during a ceremony Monday morning. The new officers are Ryan Hackworth, 26, Jordan Breece, 25, and Dan Griffith, 27. Hackworth had previously worked for the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office as a corrections officer and...
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