School districts develop own policies on suicide prevention

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Classmates and parents were stunned when an 11-year-old student at Bigelow Hill Intermediate School committed suicide in his Findlay home in March. Findlay City Schools knew the student was at risk, but the school district could only do so much,...

Bank donates to arts center

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER Fifth Third Bank on Friday donated $250,000 to the Hancock County Performing Arts Center, the governing board of the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts. Bob LaClair, president of Fifth Third Bank in northwestern Ohio, presented a check to the...

Health care officials ‘still trying to figure out’ Affordable Care Act

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer The Affordable Care Act is “an extremely complicated law, and we are still trying to figure out what it means,” Blanchard Valley Health System CEO Scott Malaney told a Findlay audience Friday. “What I can tell you today is that about...

Hancock County polling places unchanged for primary election

All of Hancock County’s polling places will be the same on Tuesday as they were during the November general election. A full list of county polling sites for the general election follows. The list also can be found online at the Hancock County Board of Elections website,...

Sheriff’s office seeks help in finding Van Buren man

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help in bringing in a Van Buren man for questioning. The sheriff’s office said 23-year-old Andre “L.D.” White is wanted for questioning about a car crash and a stolen vehicle. Early Thursday morning, a 2007...

Former Seneca commissioner plans independent candidacy

TIFFIN — Former Seneca County Commissioner Dave Sauber hopes to return to the commissioners’ office as an independent candidate. Sauber is collecting signatures for his candidacy petition. The deadline for independent candidates to file petitions with the Seneca...

County officials urged to ‘stay the course’ on flood control

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Hancock County’s commissioners were urged to “stay the course” on flood control Thursday. Findlay Mayor Lydia Mihalik and Kathy Kreuchauf, president of the Community Foundation, attended Thursday’s meeting and encouraged the...

Refinery work hurts Marathon profits

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Scheduled maintenance idled Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s two largest refineries, causing profit to plunge 73 percent last quarter to $199 million, the company reported Thursday. Earnings in the January-March quarter amounted to 67 cents per share,...
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