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City Mission: Homeless numbers down

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER On a cold February night during the recession, more than 50 individuals would be packed into the City Mission, Findlay’s homeless shelter at 510 W. Main Cross St. Today, that number has drastically decreased, despite periods of frigid weather....

Bill would expand overdose antidote access

By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS AP Legal Affairs Writer COLUMBUS — Doctors could authorize individuals to hand out a drug overdose antidote to addicts, their friends and family members without requiring a prescription under an Ohio bill aimed at expanding the drug’s...

U.S. House approves Latta’s bill to step up fight against algae

By JOHN FLESHER AP Environmental Writer Members of Congress have called for more aggressive federal action to prevent toxic algae from contaminating the Great Lakes and other waterways around the nation, such as an outbreak on Lake Erie last summer that left more than 400,000...

Park district plans Maple Sugarin’

The annual Maple Sugarin’ program, presented by Hancock Park District staff, will be held from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 14 at Litzenberg Memorial Woods, west of Findlay on U.S. 224. Maple trees will be tapped and the process used by pioneers and Native Americans to collect...

Disabled veterans can qualify for larger property tax deduction

Disabled veterans now qualify for a larger deduction on their property taxes through the homestead tax exemption. Hancock County Auditor Charity Rauschenberg said with the passage of Ohio House Bill 85 in 2014, military veterans who are rated 100 percent disabled from a...

WITH VIDEOS, TIMELINE: Board votes to sell ‘recovery home’

At a meeting held Tuesday afternoon at St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, the Hancock County ADAMHS Board voted not to go forward with the Greendale Avenue recovery home. They will instead sell the home to Save Our Neighborhoods, LLC. Thomas Drake, spokesperson for Save...

WITH VIDEO: Striking refinery workers march along Main Street

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER The nationwide refinery workers’ strike came to downtown Findlay and Marathon Petroleum Corp. on Tuesday as 150 protesters marched and shouted for safer working conditions. Over 70 striking workers from Marathon’s refinery in Catlettsburg,...

Three given sentences for murder of Fostorian

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER TIFFIN — The family of a 20-year-old Fostoria woman murdered last year sat in somber solidarity Tuesday as her killer and his accomplices were sentenced in a crowded Seneca County courtroom. Garrett N. Brown, Dallas A. Salaz and Tyson J. Ogg...
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