Findlay may study alternative fuels for city vehicles

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The city fueled by one of the country’s largest petroleum companies may soon examine alternative ways to run some of its vehicles. Findlay City Council approved a resolution Tuesday that allows officials to seek a grant of up to $50,000 from the...

It’s back to school for officers, too

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER Students, faculty and staff aren’t the only ones going back to school today. Tim Saltzman and Kreg Sheets, who are Hancock County sheriff’s deputies and school resource officers, are also heading back to ensure the safety of students and...

Students help change policies at Cory-Rawson

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER Cellphones, dyed hair and ripped jeans are now allowed at Cory-Rawson middle and high school, thanks to recent student input on the student handbook. Though there are stipulations to each of these changes, student input has changed the rules at the...

Robertson returns to county business

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Brian Robertson attended a regular meeting of the Hancock County commissioners for the first time in over a month on Tuesday, and said it’s good to be home. Roberton’s wife, Jane Robertson, president of the Findlay school board, was struck...

Fostoria to hold open houses later this week

By MORGAN MANNS FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — Superintendent Andrew Sprang announced at Tuesday’s school board meeting that some of the district’s open houses won’t be held until after the school year begins. While Fostoria Junior/Senior High School’s...

Fostoria Council tables downtown expansion plan

FOSTORIA — Fostoria Council voted Tuesday to table proposed legislation to expand Fostoria’s central business district, in order to host a public hearing on the zoning change next month. The meeting will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 20, followed immediately by meetings...

Arlington hires engineers for Main Street project

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — A Findlay firm this week was given the green light to begin preparing design plans for improving North Main Street through Arlington. Engineers with Blanchard Design Associates will be paid $11,000 to start initial plans for pavement...

Baker to lead Owens’ Findlay campus

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER A new director will soon start at Owens Community College’s Findlay campus. Julie Baker will be the new executive director at the accredited, two-year institution starting next month. She replaces Melissa Green, who resigned this summer to take a...
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