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A better plan

Police agencies have been training for years on how best to respond to catastrophic events at schools in light of lessons learned at Columbine, Sandy Hook and other places. But preparedness has been taken to another level as the new school year begins. Members of Findlay’s emergency medical services...

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UP: Just in time for the new school year, which starts today, the Findlay school board last week approved a change to the high school’s handbook that allows for certain tank tops to be worn at school. The new policy allows students to wear tanks and cut-off shirts so long as one’s underwear, back,...

Fast forward

Time is of the essence to controlling the growth of cyanobacteria, or blue-green algae. While the problem has been brewing for years, and is beginning to be addressed, there’s a new urgency since a three-day water ban resulted after microcystin, the toxin created as algae dies, infiltrated Toledo’s...

Private police

Ohio’s attorney general doesn’t have the final word when it comes to public records, but he does have an important voice. That’s why we are glad Attorney General Mike DeWine is weighing in on an important case before the Ohio Supreme Court. DeWine, in a friend-of-the-court brief, argues that...

Learn from Lima

Reverse-angle parking may be stalled in downtown Findlay, but city officials should still pay attention to how the concept is received in Lima. There may also be a lesson to be learned from our Allen County neighbors on how to sell future streetscape changes to the public. Saturday’s story (Page A1) by...

Robert D. Walker

They don’t make judges like Robert D. Walker anymore. Walker, who died Sunday, attended Findlay College and Ohio Northern University, and interrupted his education to serve as an infantryman during World War II. He opened a law office in 1951 in the Davis Building with Paul D. Beach. In the early 1970s,...

NEAT

There are properties in almost every Findlay neighborhood like the one on Tiffin Avenue that was pictured on Monday’s front page. If it’s not a yard overgrown with grass and weeds, then it’s a home with broken windows or doors, peeling paint, a rotted roof, or junk cars in the driveway. Eyesores...
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