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Military, overseas voting begins

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Military and overseas absentee voting begins today for the May 5 primary election. County elections boards in Ohio will begin mailing absentee ballots to registered military and overseas voters who have requested a ballot today, which is 45 days...

College of Pharmacy dean named

The University of Findlay has selected Debra Parker to serve as the new dean of the College of Pharmacy. Parker has been serving as interim dean of the college since July 2014. Parker has served as an associate professor of pharmacy practice at the university since 2006 and as...

Findlay police say more counterfeit money being seen

Findlay police are encouraging businesses to be vigilant when accepting cash as the Police Department has seen an increase in counterfeit $20 bills. Six counterfeit bill complaints have been reported since Feb. 20, police said. Most cases have been at retail and restaurant...

Hite: Lake algae not just a farm problem

Chris Oaks spoke with state Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay. Q: As chair of the Senate Agriculture Committee, you have been on the front lines of the effort to draft rules to help prevent the kind of runoff that causes toxic algal blooms to form in Lake Erie. That industry is often...

Council Legislation

March 17, 2015 Public Attendance: 20 ORDINANCES • 2015-16, third reading, rezoning land at the intersection of Township 99 and Technology Drive from C-2 General Commercial to M-2 Multiple Family High Density. Ordinance adopted 7-0, with 1st Ward Councilwoman Holly Frische...

Shaffner receives teaching honor

Samantha Shaffner, a 2003 Findlay High School graduate and now an English teacher at Franklinton Preparatory Academy in Columbus, has received a professional honor from the Ohio Council for Teachers of English and Language Arts. She received the Outstanding Educator of the Year...

New business

Mark Marvin is the owner of Mobile Blast Guy, a new mobile blasting business that is based at 5190 Hancock County 248, Findlay. The business takes paint, rust and other coatings off of any surface “without causing damage to the underlying surface.” Mobile Blast Guy...

Parent blasts actions by caseworker

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER A Findlay woman on Thursday told the Hancock County commissioners that the county Children’s Protective Services agency is guilty of “illegal and unethical behavior.” Children’s Protective Services investigates reports of...
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