Findlay police say creepy clown sightings being taken seriously

Reports of clowns spotted around Findlay are not being treated as a joke, but no one has been hurt or arrested so far, according to a statement from the Findlay Police Department posted on Facebook. “We’ve had three reports from residents involving clowns in...

Fire truck grant sought by Carey

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER CAREY — An Assistance for Firefighters grant, which is offered through the Federal Emergency Management Agency, will be sought by Carey to assist with the purchase of a new aerial pumper truck. The truck was ordered in August and will be delivered...

Concerns about sheriff’s contract voiced

By ERIC SCHAADT STAFF WRITER ARLINGTON — Some Arlington officials want to know if the village has been overcharged by the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office for providing extra patrols. Starting in 1988, Arlington has had a contract with the sheriff’s office to...

City planning sewer lining projects

The city of Findlay says it will be performing a sewer lining project on several streets this week, which may result in residents seeing white steam in the air that could be mistaken for smoke. The areas affected are as follows: Today — Edinborough Drive, Ferndale Avenue,...

Liberty Township plans repaving

Liberty Township will begin the process of repaving all of the streets in the Western Meadows and Palm subdivisions. Milling of the streets will begin today and the repaving will begin after the milling is completed. To accommodate the project, parking will not be allowed on...

4 vie for Ohio school board seat

By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER The backgrounds of four women running to represent the biggest district on the Ohio Board of Education are different, but their stance on one hot-button issue is the same: all are advocates for local control of schools. Tanyce Addison, Linda Haycock,...

Traffic restricted on three streets

Three street projects will continue on the city’s east side today through Friday. Work is pending weather conditions and contractor schedules. The projects include: Fostoria Avenue, from Tiffin Avenue to Plaza Drive — closed to traffic during work hours. The lanes...

Weekly road report released

State highway projects planned in the region by the Ohio Department of Transportation: HANCOCK COUNTY Ohio 12 from Findlay to Arcadia, and from the southwest side of Fostoria to the Seneca County line, will be reduced to one lane for a resurfacing project beginning Sept. 6. The...
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