Pay raise

Deciding when and how much to raise wages for Findlay city employees is important business of great taxpayer interest. Before any raise is granted, the City Council should have an opportunity to ask questions and discuss the proposals. The public should be part of the discussion. Unfortunately, that didn’t...

Step it up

It may only be a matter of time until Asian carp take over Lake Erie. But, as much as humanly possible should be done to at least slow the invasion. Despite efforts the past several years to stop the carp, a new study published in the journal, “Transactions of the American Fisheries Society,” suggests...

Mike Oxley

To get re-elected, a lawmaker usually must effect change and keep his constituents happy. Mike Oxley, a Findlay native who died of cancer on Friday at 71, did both, evident by the fact he served 25 years in Congress representing northwestern Ohio. He also got things accomplished at home and in Washington, where he...

Thumbs

UP: The Hancock County commissioners have asked the Maumee Watershed Conservancy District to take over the Blanchard River flood-control project. Interestingly, the request came as the area dodged yet another serious flood after 2.5 inches of rain fell over the Christmas weekend. The conservancy district is...

New Year’s

“Now is the accepted time to make your regular annual good resolutions. Next week you can begin paving hell with them as usual. Yesterday, everybody smoked his last cigar, took his last drink, and swore his last oath. Today, we are a pious and exemplary community. Thirty days from now, we shall have cast our...

Council letters

There have been efforts in recent years to streamline Findlay City Council meetings in order to get more done in less time. There’s good cause for review of certain rules, some of which may be outdated or redundant. Council meetings usually drag on for several hours, depending on the agenda and how much...

Christmas

“Christmas time! That man must be a misanthrope indeed, in whose breast something like a jovial feeling is not roused — in whose mind some pleasant associations are not awakened — by the recurrence of Christmas.” — Charles Dickens “And so this is Christmas … what have you...
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