WFIN

In the routine of life, few things may be taken for granted more than AM radio stations, the bread and butter of many communities. There are more than 4,700 of them spread across this country, including WFIN-AM, Findlay and Hancock County’s “news, sports and weather authority” for 75 years....

Right-to-try

To someone dying of a terminal illness, like cancer or ALS, hope can be fleeting. But House Bill 290, Ohio’s “right-to-try” act, passed last week, could provide those who choose a final chance to fight for their life. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Robert Sprague, R-Findlay, and Rep. Marlene...

Thumbs

UP: Downtown Findlay always looks better at Christmas. The lights and holiday decorations along Main Street and adjoining side streets, especially in shops and businesses, and the city’s Christmas tree in Dorney Plaza create images that should only be enhanced this weekend with a layer of snow. Adding to the...

Dash-cam vids

One by one, exemptions have eaten away at Ohio’s public records law over the years. At last count, there were 29 types of records that are now protected and don’t have to be made available to the public. Fortunately, the Ohio Supreme Court hit the pause button on that troubling trend this week by...

Tax break

Too much mystery surrounds the City of Findlay’s practice of allowing certain individuals and some businesses to delay making estimated tax payments. But a little more light and hopefully, a better understanding, could emerge now that City Council has approved legislation requiring City Tax Administrator...

Open checkbook

It took longer than some wanted, but much of the City of Findlay’s finances are now open to public inspection on the state’s financial website. Findlay’s page at Ohiocheckbook.com includes over 75,500 individual transactions that represent more than $313 million in spending over the past four...

No. 1

Anyone who believes Ohio is making progress in its battle against opioid abuse will be dismayed to see the latest report from Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation. Based on state-to-state data from 2014, Ohio ranks as the overdose capital of the United States. Talk about a bad dose of reality. In sports, it’s a...
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