Hancock County Newswire

Hancock County Newswire

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  1. University changing to hybrid police forceRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Toledo Blade

    When students arrive at the University of Findlay for fall classes, they'll come to a campus patrolled, for the first time, by sworn school police officers. The private university in Hancock County is shifting from a safety office staffed by security personnel to a hybrid police and security department, which will include police officers who carry guns and have the power to make arrests.

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  2. Jun2ThuRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | TheCourier.com

    Scheduled for the first Thursday of each month visit the Hancock Historical Museum for a variety of informative and educational presentations on a wide range of topics relevant to Findlay and Hancock County Ohio.A Bring your lunch and enjoy learning about our community from a diverse group of presenters.

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  3. Weekend: Tour de CoopRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | TheCourier.com

    One day. Ten coops. The first annual Hancock County Tour de Coop will take citizens on a self-guided tour of several urban chicken coops throughout the area to benefit the City Mission of Findlay.

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  4. 2016 SummerREAD @ Findlay-Hancock County Public LibraryRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | TheCourier.com

    The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will host SummerREAD for participants of all ages starting from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 1 at the Findlay library.

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  5. Jun1WedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | TheCourier.com

    The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will host SummerREAD for participants of all ages starting from 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. June 1 at the Findlay library.

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  6. Ohio mosquitoes unlikely to transmit ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | TheCourier.com

    ... can be transmitted from one person to another, but only by blood transfusion or sexual contact, Niese said. Hancock County health officials will be setting mosquito traps to monitor for the two mosquito species linked to Zika. Health officials will ...

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  7. Robert LeRoy 'Bob' TaylorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kenton Times

    Services for Robert LeRoy "Bob" Taylor will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Coldren-Crates Funeral Home by Pastor Ray Kane. Burial will be in Hueston Cemetery in Forest, where the Hancock County Veterans Memorial Squad will present full military rites.

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  8. Fast forwardRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | TheCourier.com

    ... money should only go to the most worthy, cost-effective projects where all taxpayers, not just those in Hancock County, will get the most bang for their buck. It stinks, but our numbers didn't add up right in the federal formula. It may have been ...

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  9. Report of suspicious men investigatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | TheCourier.com

    By DANAE KING STAFF WRITER The Hancock County Sheriff's Office has stepped up patrols of a Findlay neighborhood after men were seen videotaping children getting off a school bus on Wednesday.

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  10. Mandel criticizes Findlay auditor over a checkbookaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | TheCourier.com

    ... from joining the state's "open checkbook" website. Mandel made the comments while in Findlay to announce that Hancock County and Fostoria have joined the website, OhioCheckbook.com. "The real question is, what does the city auditor have to hide?" ...

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  11. Hancock County, Fostoria join financial websiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | TheCourier.com

    By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Hancock County became the third county in northwestern Ohio and the 18th county in the state to join OhioCheckbook.com on Thursday.

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  12. Findlay veterans resource center closes its doorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | TheCourier.com

    ... in clientele to several factors, including the improving economy. He said March unemployment rates indicate Hancock County has a 4.0 percent unemployment rate, much lower than the statewide rate of 5.4 percent. "In fact, only five of Ohio's 88 ...

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  13. Council provides unified voice for vetsPosted on Fri. May 27th, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | TheCourier.com

    A flag stands at a veteran's grave at Maple Grove Cemetery in Findlay. Local veterans are getting to know each other and gaining broader community support thanks to the Hancock County Veterans Council.

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  14. Area Memorial Day servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 26 | TheCourier.com

    The Hancock County Veterans Council will conduct a Memorial Day parade and services Monday, beginning with a 9 a.m. invocation by Chaplain Keith Kimmel, a flag raising and a speech by State Rep. Robert Sprague at the Main Street bridge over the Blanchard River.

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  15. Property dispute pits neighbors vs. developer near Van BurenRead the original story

    Thursday May 26 | WTOL-TV Toledo

    A big dispute is underway in Hancock County, as people living in an Allen Township neighborhood are fuming over a new subdivision. The neighbors near Van Buren called WTOL, saying they were being bullied by the developer.

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  16. Main StreetRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | TheCourier.com

    ... Main. Even though the landscape isn't likely to change anytime soon, city and county officials, including Hancock County Regional Planning and the Findlay/Hancock County Alliance, are beginning to consider the land-use options. But future ...

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  17. Two people injured in county crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | TheCourier.com

    A two-vehicle crash at 5:25 p.m. Wednesday in Biglick Township injured two people, according to the Hancock County Sheriff's Office.

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  18. Mayor says federal funds seem unlikelyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | TheCourier.com

    ... opinion, move forward," Slough said. The small odds of receiving federal funding have led Mihalik and the Hancock County commissioners to consider using local and state funds to pay for the diversion channel. Mihalik, who believes that corps' costs ...

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  19. Milking the benefits of milkweedPosted on Thu. May 26th, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | TheCourier.com

    ... impact on the decline of this most beloved of insects, as Monarchs literally cannot live without milkweed. Hancock County Park District Natural Resources Coordinator Sarah Betts explains Monarchs, along with some other insects including milkweed ...

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  20. Proposed development protestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 25 | Daily Reporter

    Residents are speaking out against a local business owner's proposal to build a storage facility along State Road 9, citing concerns the development will detract from property values and create an eyesore. John Smith, owner of Smith Projects, a Maxwell-based construction company, asked members of the Hancock County Area Plan Commission this week to allow him to build a storage facility on a 2.7-acre lot in the 5400 block of State Road 9 just north of his business.

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