Weekend Doctor

By SETH BUCKMAN Health care has seen many advances in the last 50 years. Nursing homes have not been immune to change in many areas, including their names and perception. The “rest home” of old, which housed the elderly, infirm and disabled, is now known as a...

Weekend: Many resources available for financial education

By AMY M. CARLES Would you like to add to your savings account? Most of us would. But a common complaint is that there just is not money to save. Financial education can show you have more money than you think. The best part is that it can cost little to nothing to learn how to...

WITH VIDEOS: GOP candidates clash at city forum

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER Two contentious Republican races were on display Friday at a Hancock County GOP lunch, where the candidates’ stances reflected the party’s ideological rift. State Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, who has two challengers in the Republican primary...

River’s rise stops short

The rain-swollen Blanchard River did not reach flood stage at Findlay when it crested Friday afternoon at 10.3 feet, National Weather Service measurements show. After 1.5 inches of rain fell on the region Thursday, the weather service had predicted the river level at Findlay...

Heroin spreads misery across U.S.

EDITOR’S NOTE — The death of actor Philip Seymour Hoffman underscored a troubling development: Heroin, long a scourge of the back alleys of American life, has spread across the country, including northwestern Ohio. This story is the first of three parts. By AMY...

Drug contributing to Findlay fatalities

By RYAN DUNN staff writer Heroin has contributed to at least eight overdose deaths in Findlay in recent years, Findlay City Health Department records show. The city recorded seven fatal overdoses in both 2009 and 2010, 11 in 2011, six in 2012 and five in 2013, according to...

Ohio State mumps outbreak could travel

Chris Oaks spoke with Dr. Bill Kose of Blanchard Valley Health System. Q: The mumps outbreak that started at Ohio State University several weeks ago has now spread beyond campus, with dozens of cases now being reported throughout Franklin County. Are there concerns it could...

Findlay driver faces felony OVI charge after accident

A two-vehicle collision at a Findlay intersection Thursday night injured both drivers, and one was then arrested on a felony charge of drunken driving, Findlay police reported. The drivers, Ray A. Nye, 45, of Hancock County, and Richard Gold, 70, of Findlay, were both taken by...
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