City man dies after accident

A Findlay man died following a four-vehicle accident on West Bigelow Avenue Wednesday afternoon. Findlay police said Raymond Landes, 65, of Findlay, was pronounced dead at Blanchard Valley Hospital after he was taken there by Hanco Ambulance. Police said an investigation is...

Street repaving work planned

Four streets will be closed beginning today for resurfacing projects in Findlay. Findlay workers will be paving Vincent Street, Brenda Court, Western Avenue and Broad Avenue, work which could continue through Saturday, depending on weather. The city asks drivers to avoid these...

School bus driver wins state contest

A Findlay City Schools bus driver won first place in the state “School Bus Driver Road-e-o,” and now moves on to an international competition. Debbie Hill, who has been a bus driver with Findlay for 30 years, was first out of 48 participants in the state contest. To...

Fostoria auditor discusses city’s budget shortfall

By BRIAN BOHNERT FOR THE COURIER FOSTORIA — City Auditor Steve Garner addressed the city’s financial report for the first quarter of 2015 and its $283,890 shortfall at Wednesday’s council meeting, but he said he expects to lessen the amount of red ink within the...

Council increases appropriations

CAREY — Carey Council approved an ordinance during a special meeting Tuesday to increase the village’s appropriations by $740,000, the amount of a bond sale to finance the purchase of property. The ordinance was approved 4-1, with Council President Chad Kin voting...

Carey Chamber director named

CAREY — A Carey Area Chamber of Commerce board member has been selected as the organization’s executive director, effective this month. Cassie Carlson, an Upper Sandusky native, replaces Ron Dunn, who has been executive director for four years and is retiring to spend...

Coating applied to Main Street

ARLINGTON — Parts of U.S. 68, which is Main Street in Arlington, are being coated with a new type of polymer material to determine if it helps cut back on the damage to the roadway from heavy traffic. “The traffic gets so bad around here it creates ruts in the road,...

Eliminating tax credit considered

NORTH BALTIMORE — North Baltimore Council gave a first reading Tuesday to an ordinance that would eliminate a tax credit for residents in order to help fund emergency medical services. The tax credit is given to village residents who must pay taxes to another municipality,...
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