Few applying for city’s tax exemption program

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER Findlay home and business owners who have made improvements to their property in 2014 have until Dec. 15 to apply for the city’s tax exemption program. So far, few have applied for the tax break, said Matt Cordonnier, director of the Hancock...

County receives approval to open engineer’s garage

The Hancock County engineer’s new garage is open for business. Commissioner Brian Robertson said the county received a temporary occupancy permit from state building inspectors Wednesday. The building, at 1900 Lima Ave., failed a water flow test in July. However, the...

Arcadia to get school safety grant

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARCADIA — Arcadia students will have a safer route walking to and from school, thanks to a federal grant, the school board announced Wednesday. The village will receive a grant of $195,000 through the Ohio Department of Transportation. The Safe...

Carey firefighters to build their own training ‘tower’

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — With training sites harder to find, Carey Volunteer Fire Department is raising funds to build a two-story steel training “tower” with an attic, where firefighters can practice in a “burn room,” in the attic or on...

Crash injures 3 Fostorians

FOSTORIA — Three Fostoria residents were injured in a two-vehicle accident early Tuesday morning at the intersection of Seneca County 5 and 60, east of Fostoria. Blanca Martinez, 63, was driving a 2001 Ford Expedition east on Seneca County 60 about 6:40 a.m., failed to stop...

Changing times at Cooper

EDITOR’S NOTE: Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. this year is marking its 100th anniversary. In the last of a four-part series, Courier business reporter Lou Wilin takes a close look at the company’s successes and struggles over the years. By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Wall...

Jury seated to hear Findlay murder case

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER A nine-woman, three-man jury was selected Tuesday to decide the Montre Robinson murder trial, after several hours of attorney interviews. Robinson, 21, of Findlay, faces a charge of murder in the Nov. 8 shooting death of Joe Gutierrez III. The...

UF students may get free meningitis vaccinations

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay will likely offer University of Findlay students free meningitis vaccines later this month. City Council’s Appropriations Committee on Tuesday approved a recommendation to council to make $8,200 available for the vaccines. The money will...
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