Downtown Findlay renovation project receives tax credit

By JOY BROWN STAFF WRITER A state historic preservation tax credit worth $325,000 has been awarded to two downtown Findlay building renovation projects near the Hancock County Courthouse. FD Main Street, a private development group comprised of community business and investment...

Sale of development center proposed

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Lewis Hurst, superintendent of the Seneca County Opportunity Center, has asked the county commissioners to consider selling the building that houses the Early Childhood Development Center in Fostoria. The center’s services in...

Former NB school site to be sold to Reineke

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — A deal is in the works for a North Baltimore company to purchase half the land of the former North Baltimore High School, despite objections from a village businessman who submitted a bid on the property a few years ago. The...

County grand jury indicts six people on drug charges

By RYAN DUNN staff writer A Hancock County grand jury on Tuesday charged a Findlay man with cocaine possession. Ronald M. Reichenbach, 41, allegedly possessed between 10 and 20 grams of the drug May 3 in Findlay. The charge is a third-degree felony. Separately, an Alger man was...

Area unemployment rates drop

Hancock County’s unemployment rate stayed flat at 4 percent from April to May, the state reported. Jobless rates declined among most neighboring counties last month, the State Job and Family Services Department reported. May unemployment rates among neighboring counties,...

Cooper starts hiring for new center

By LOU WILIN STAFF WRITER Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. is locating its $35.5 million Global Technical Center in Findlay because of the factory and regional technical center here, plus community and state support, company President Roy Armes said Monday. Hiring already has begun...

Findlay schools looking for more energy savings

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay City Schools is considering hiring an energy conservation company to reduce the district’s energy bills. The school board on Monday heard from a representative of Cenergistic, based in Dallas, Texas, about the savings the district could...

Sprague details drug battle

By RYAN DUNN STAFF WRITER The aggressive statewide fight against prescription drug and heroin abuse is continuing with new laws, state Rep. Robert Sprague told the Findlay Rotary Club on Monday. Recently approved legislation requires doctors to consult a patient prescription...
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