Ryan Doe promoted to police lieutenant

The Findlay Police Department has a new lieutenant. Sgt. Ryan Doe was sworn in as a lieutenant by Mayor Lydia Mihalik at the Findlay Municipal Building this week. Doe has served as a sergeant since July 2000, and worked in the patrol division. Prior to his promotion, Doe...

HPD seeking volunteers for summer

Hancock Park District’s Volunteers in the Parks program offers a variety of opportunities for people to assist with outdoor maintenance, recreation, educational programs and activities. Among the tasks volunteers are needed for this year are: • One person is needed daily to...

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...
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