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Progress: 400 jobs created in Seneca County

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — David Zak, executive director of Seneca Industrial and Economic Development Corp., wants to continue the momentum of recent months with business and industrial expansion. Money is needed for the organization to undertake “an...

Progress: Fostoria’s new slogan: ‘On the right track’

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — On any given day, more than 100 massive, steel freight trains pass through Fostoria — a daily reminder of the rich history that pumps like lifeblood through town. And much like the railroad, which was once considered a dying...

Progress: New chamber director ready to grow business in Fostoria

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Sally McDonald has only been in Fostoria since December. But her arrival in the community was easily among the most notable events of 2014. McDonald was named the new executive director of Fostoria Area Chamber of Commerce on Dec....

New city government website to emphasize communication

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay plans to launch a new city government website in the next few weeks. An exact startup date hasn’t been set. The website at findlayohio.com will allow the city to streamline the way it provides information to Findlay residents by using a new...

Kan Du studio gets new home

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER The former Rocking U restaurant, at 318-322 W. Main Cross St., will be the new location of Blanchard Valley Industries’ Kan Du art studio. The announcement was made Thursday by Blanchard Valley Center Superintendent Connie Ament....

Narcotics often hidden in everyday food items

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER Law enforcement must keep up with way drugs are being concealed as narcotics continue to get more lethal. That message was delivered Thursday by representatives of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, who spoke about narcotic trends during...

Fostoria candidate wins appeal, name will be on primary ballot

TIFFIN — Fostoria Council President Doug Pahl was successful this week in his appeal to the Seneca County Board of Elections to have his name placed on the May 5 ballot for an at-large council seat. Pahl’s candidacy petitions were disqualified last week for...

Researcher: Lake can be cleaned up

OTTAWA — State and federal agriculture and water quality experts on Thursday discussed the cause of harmful algae blooms in the western basin of Lake Erie and what farmers can do to help alleviate the problem, during a program in Ottawa. The forum was sponsored by the Ohio...
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