America’s retailers are in transition

Chris Oaks spoke with noted corporate bankruptcy attorney Charles Tatelbaum. Q: S&P Ratings Services reported this week that (corporate) debt defaults so far this year are at their highest level since the 2009 recession. Many of those are from energy companies squeezed by low...

Harrington spent $10,000 on failed bid for county job

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Findlay 5th Ward Councilman John Harrington spent $10,113 on his failed attempt to win the Republican nomination for Hancock County commissioner in the March 15 primary election, his post-election campaign spending report shows. Commissioner Brian...

Marathon Center’s marketing director leaving, interim hired

Kathleen Stacy has resigned as marketing director of the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts, effective May 6, citing the death of a family member. For the next several months, the center has retained Arts Consulting Group (ACG) to provide interim marketing leadership. Ronda...

Man injured during fire identified

The man who fell from a third-floor window during a Findlay apartment fire on Thursday has been identified. Laron A. Trice, 40, of Findlay, was taken to Blanchard Valley Hospital by Hanco Ambulance after he fell from a window while escaping the fire at 708 N. Main St., according...

Special court could help families with drug problems

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County officials are moving forward with plans to establish a special court to work with families struggling with drug addiction. On Thursday, Kristen Johnson, Probate and Juvenile Court judge, asked the county commissioners to help pay for...

Firms will fix field at Donnell Stadium

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER After being unsatisfied with the Donnell Stadium football field for about a year, Findlay City Schools has settled with the companies that installed it. Repairs will be done at no extra cost to the school district. The artificial turf on the football...

Apartment fire possible arson

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER A fire at an apartment at 708 N. Main St. on Thursday is being investigated as a possible arson, Findlay police reported. Findlay firefighters were called to the building, which houses six apartments, about 11:31 a.m., according to Fire Capt. Tim...

Fostoria couple hurt in crash

FOSTORIA — A Fostoria couple were injured and taken to ProMedica Fostoria Community Hospital after a two-vehicle accident Thursday afternoon at a rural intersection west of Fostoria, the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office reported. Ann Barth, 62, and her husband, Albert,...
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