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Naloxone access

With people still dying every day of drug overdoses, Ohio needs all the help it can get. That’s why the decision by CVS Health to make naloxone, the opiate overdose antidote, available without a prescription in its Ohio pharmacies is an important development. The move, announced Monday, will make naloxone...

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UP: First responders cover our backs when a tragedy strikes, like the fire that hit a North Main Street building Friday. The Findlay Fire Department did an admirable job not only putting out the fire at the Gibbs building, 217-227 N. Main St., but making sure it didn’t spread or rekindle. All that while the...

Main Street

A visible reminder of the ongoing Blanchard River flood-control project in Findlay is the open space along the river. Since 2007, Findlay and Hancock County have acquired nearly 150 properties in the floodway and cleared buildings from them. That will minimize damage when the next big flood hits, and may prove to...

Too secret

Even if Findlay officials weren’t required to tell City Council about the hefty raise they planned to give one administrator, they should have wanted to. The public has the right to know. The lack of public notice is still the main problem with the process surrounding the 22 percent pay hike that was given...

The Center

Findlay’s Marathon Center for the Performing Arts still has that new car look and smell that we hope lingers. Its splendor is something everyone needs to enjoy before that newness wears off. We would urge those who haven’t already to explore it soon, if not for a show, then just to snoop around. Seeing...

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UP: Anyone who resides in Hancock County knows its residents and businesses are generous to charitable causes. So it should come as no surprise that the United Way of Findlay and Hancock County has met its 2015 fundraising goal by raising $3.2 million, about $50,000 more than 2014. Still, that’s impressive....

Amen Ament / We’re on a roll

Connie Ament was an “outsider” when she was named superintendent of Blanchard Valley Center in 2007, after serving the Richland County Board of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities for 13 years. But she quickly got in tune with Findlay and Hancock County, and the needs of the center, which...
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