Fostoria woman injured in accident

A Fostoria woman was injured in a crash Wednesday afternoon when she failed to yield at a stop sign at the intersection of Hancock County 212 and 236, authorities said. Christina Gonzalez, 56, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance with minor injuries, the...

Diesel fuel spill reported at rest stop

A diesel fuel spill was reported about 4 p.m. Wednesday at the southbound rest area on Interstate 75, south of Findlay, authorities said. A tractor-trailer driver, whose name was unavailable, reportedly struck an object in the roadway, puncturing one of his fuel tanks, Hancock...

Recovery houses: new opposition

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The board trying to open two addiction recovery houses in Findlay is facing opposition similar to what it encountered before pulling out of a Greendale Avenue location. A house at 1030 Oakdale Drive was offered to the Hancock County Board of Alcohol,...

Findlay needs more industrial sites, mayor says

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER Mayor Lydia Mihalik on Tuesday said Findlay’s newest industrial park, where McLane Co. is building a big distribution center, is “nearly full” and the city needs to start planning for additional industrial sites. During her annual...

UF graduation set for Saturday

Two “self-made” professionals will address 2015 graduates at the University of Findlay’s commencement on Saturday. A total of 949 undergraduate and graduate students will be graduating from the university during Saturday’s two ceremonies. Terry Terhark,...

Levy campaigns file reports

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER A committee supporting Blanchard Valley Center reports spending nearly $6,000 to promote its upcoming levy. Candidates and political organizations that spend or receive more than $1,000 during a campaign are required to file spending reports before and...

Greensburg Township seeks 1.5-mill fire protection levy

OTTAWA — Voters in a few Putnam County villages and townships will help decide levy requests in the May 5 primary election. Greensburg Township residents are being asked to replace a levy for fire protection. The 1.5-mill, five-year tax would generate $49,765 annually,...

Woman arrested after police chase

Two people were arrested after a Findlay woman led city police on a chase Tuesday afternoon. According to police, officers attempted to stop a 1999 Mercury Mountaineer in the 2800 block of South Main Street at 2:19 p.m. as part of a criminal investigation. Police said the driver,...
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