Main Street

There are two ways to view Findlay’s Main Street traffic plan, which was unveiled this week. If you already think of downtown as a destination, a place to go to eat, shop, or to socialize and drink a beer, you’re probably going to like the new look. But if you use Main Street as a pass-through, the...

Help coming

One of the missing components in this area’s mental health and substance abuse treatment network has been residential care, a rehab or detox center, if you will. Those trying to beat a serious drug habit or struggling with depression can find outpatient counseling here, but have to travel elsewhere if...

State of the State

Gov. John Kasich offered Ohioans a smorgasbord of ideas during his State of the State speech Tuesday in Medina. While most of the proposals are likely to be incorporated into Kasich’s upcoming 2014 supplemental budget plan, legislators could find some of the offerings unpalatable. And considering this is an...

State of the City

It would take a pessimist to spin Mayor Lydia Mihalik’s State of the City speech on Monday into something other than what it was: A glowing report of a city clearly on the upswing. Her comments were a dose of good news in the midst of a winter which refuses to go away. The only downside, perhaps, was that...

Bad call

The Ohio Supreme Court got it right last week when it ruled that a Cleveland woman was entitled to damages in her lengthy fight to obtain public records. The woman, after all, had to hire an attorney, and an accountant, and still had to wait eight months to get the public documents she had requested. The high...

Thumbs

UP: Followers of Piper, the cat who had to be coaxed from a downspout at Donnell Middle School last month, must have purred with approval this week upon learning that the 12-year-old yellow tom has made a full recovery and has been adopted. The feline developed a wide fan base and received countless offers of...

Calamity days, capital spending

There will never be consensus when it comes to finding the right number of calamity days for Ohio schools, especially this year. Many districts have long surpassed the allowable five calamity days because of snowy weather and cold temperatures, and are now eagerly awaiting a bailout from Ohio legislators. But some...
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