Battle on

As the Associated Press series which concluded Tuesday showed, heroin is not just Ohio’s problem. One story detailed the struggles of Cody Lewis, a 21-year-old who started using illegal drugs at 12. Now in treatment, he is still fighting addictions. Once thought to be the drug of choice in inner cities and...

High alert

Those involved in securing our military operations can’t be too cautious. Terrorism must always be a concern. But military police at the Joint System Manufacturing Center, more commonly known as the General Dynamics Lima Army tank plant, appear to have gone overboard recently in the name of security....

Make it easy

Anyone who has visited Litter Landing, Hancock County’s home base for most things trash, knows just how popular recycling has become. Many times, the narrow drive leading to the recycling bins can back up like Wilson’s drive-thru at lunchtime. Timing is everything if you want to make your recycling...

Thumbs

UP: Ohio’s voting window for the May 6 primary is now open. Per a directive from Secretary of State Jon Husted, all boards of election will be open from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. weekdays through May 2 to allow walk-in voting. Special hours are also scheduled at boards from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Monday, and from 8...

Outdated rule, Crying wolf

Twice each month, Denise DeVore reads to the Findlay City Council. It’s debatable, though, if council members are always listening. For at least 10 minutes, sometimes longer, DeVore, as council clerk, reads incoming correspondence from the public, officials and others about city business. The same letters...

Why wait?

A pair of dangerous downtown Findlay intersections may be made safer some day, but city officials shouldn’t wait for that day to arrive without attempting to prevent accidents today. Downtown planners are calling for physical changes to Main Street, even once suggesting reducing the number of lanes, due, in...

Blanchard Valley

Fifty years ago, Hancock County voters approved two levies for the construction and operation of a school for children with developmental disabilities. Since it opened on East Sandusky Street in 1966, Blanchard Valley Center has been striving to increase opportunities for those with disabilities to learn, live,...
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