Move forward

Backed into a corner, the Hancock County Board of Alcohol, Drug Addiction and Mental Health Services made the right choice, the prudent choice, by walking away from a proposed addiction recovery home on Findlay’s east side. Given the circumstances, there was no alternative. Opening its Greendale Avenue home...

Making Main

Construction is changing Findlay’s face. On West Main Cross Street, a performing arts center is rising and, within the next two to three years, two blocks surrounding the Marathon Petroleum Corp. headquarters will be transformed into a “campus.” The city’s art district has already started...

Get out!

This is one of those weekends, the kind stuck between late winter and early spring. The sort where it might be easier to just hunker down (again) and avoid the snow and cold. But most of us have been doing “easy” since the holidays. So why not break out? This weekend offers plenty of good excuses to do...

Unbalanced

When Treasurer Josh Mandel launched his office’s online checkbook (OhioCheckbook.com) late last year, there was a gap in the thousands of financial documents related to state government. There was little reported from JobsOhio. The missing data, however, wasn’t due to Mandel’s oversight....

Senate Bill 1

Ohio lawmakers finally appear willing to do something they should have done two years ago. On Wednesday, by a vote of 32-0, the Senate approved Senate Bill 1, which would regulate the application of manure on frozen farm fields to help reduce runoff that feeds harmful algae. The House could take up the matter...

Election fraud

As Ohio’s secretary of state, Jon Husted has a duty to ensure fair elections. That can mean anticipating a problem before it exists. Husted did just that when he wrote to President Barack Obama in January, raising concerns over Obama’s executive order involving immigration. The action could spare...

Thumbs

UP: Monday’s front-page story about a reunion between the parents of Dylan Flew, who died in a 2006 motorcycle accident, and Jason Leone, a Findlay man who received Flew’s pancreas through an organ donation, is another reminder of the value of being an organ donor. Flew, 20, had already made the...
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