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,...

Vanlue picks school chief

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER VANLUE — A familiar face in the Vanlue School District will be the new superintendent. Traci Conley, the current high school principal, was unanimously voted in by the school board on Monday night. Conley will receive a three-year contract...

Recovery house rumors circulate

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER The Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services says it is not planning to open an addiction recovery house on Findlay’s Oakdale Drive. Although the board received an offer for a house on Oakdale Drive, it...

Baltimore PD issues warning

By ALLISON REAMER STAFF WRITER The Baltimore Police Department is warning law enforcement agencies nationwide about a gang partnership plan to “take out” officers. The Baltimore department said it received credible information that gang members, including the Black...
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