Review Category : Local News

Findlay Police Release Name Of Friday Shooting Victim

12/10/16 – 10:08 A.M.

The Findlay Police Department has released the name of the victim a Friday shooting in the city. A release from the department says 24-year-old Trey James suffered multiple gunshot wounds in an incident at 241 George Street. The Lucas County Coroner’s Office will perform an autopsy in the coming days.

Lt. Robert Ring says there was a reported fight at the George Street home around 2:30 p.m. Friday. Hanco EMS took James to Blanchard Valley Hospital, where he died a short time later.

Police continue to investigate the incident.

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Findlay Man Dead After Fatal Shooting On George Street

12/09/16 – 7:12 P.M.

Findlay Police are investigating a shooting that happened Friday on George Street. According to a release, police were called to 241 George Street because of a fight and shooting. When they arrived they found a 24-year-old Findlay man with several gunshot wounds. Hanco EMS took him to Blanchard Valley Hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Police have not named the man since the investigation is ongoing. They are  interviewing people who were at the scene.

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Salvation Army Taking Donations At Various Locations In Findlay

12/09/16 – 3:16 P.M.

The Salvation Army is collecting money in Findlay to help families in need. They will be at both Wal-Mart stores, Both Kroger stores, Great Scot on Broad Avenue, and in the J.C Penny in the Findlay Village Mall. They will also be at the Tiffin Avenue Tim Hortons in the mornings. The donations will provide food, clothing, and toys to families. Last year the Salvation Army met its goal of $83,000. This year they are hoping to raise $84,000.

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Friends Of Santa Taking Donations To Help Families In Need

12/09/16 – 2:51 P.M.

A local charity is accepting donations to help out families in need at Christmastime. Friends of Santa is a group founded in the 1980’s. They have set up over 20 wishing trees that contain tags listing wishes by families in need. The group’s coordinator Susie Malone said that anyone is welcome to take a wish and return the item the family wants. They are also accepting monetary donations. A final collection will be held on December 19 with the gifts delivered on Christmas Day. Cash or gift card donations can be sent to Friends of Santa, P.O Box 1358, Findlay.

You can call 567-208-7828 or visit friendsofsanta.org for more information.

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Three Arrested After Drugs Were Found In A Traffic Stop

12/09/16 – 1:41 P.M.

The Putnam County Sheriff’s Office arrested three people after a traffic stop Friday. According to a release, the sheriff’s office stopped a car at 12:10 A.M. and called the K-9 unit. K-9 Nero gave officers the means to search the car. They found approximately $14,000 of crystal meth. Ottawa Police Department, Pandora Police Department, and the Man Unit also helped the Sheriff’s Office.

No names have been released yet during the investigation.

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University Of Findlay Earns Recognition In Best Online Masters Degrees 2016 List

12/09/16 – 1:18 P.M.

The website Best Master Degrees featured the University of Findlay. The website included UF’s Online Master of Arts in Education on their Best Master Degrees’ 2016 list. The list helps prospective graduate students find the best one-year programs suited to their needs. The website said the university’s program will allow students to work with a personal advisor. Students can also take all the classes online and choose an area of concentration and still graduate in a year.

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Evergreens Losing Their Needles Could Be Natural Process

12/09/16 – 11:13 A.M.

You might be concerned that your evergreen is losing its needles but there’s no need to worry. OSU extension educator Ed Lentz says that it could be a natural process.

Ed Lentz

He added that pine trees shed needles about every two years and spruces shed theirs about every ten years. Lentz said that the dry weather leading into winter could cause your tree damage. He recommends giving it plenty of water before we get too far into winter.

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Gas Line Repaired In Upper Sandusky

12/9/16 – 5:10 A.M.

Street workers hit a gas line in Upper Sandusky Thursday afternoon, knocking out natural gas services to around 100 people. The outage forced the city to open up a temporary shelter for people looking to stay warm. The Upper Sandusky Police Department says crews have since repaired the gas line.

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Energy Aggregation Extended To Seneca County Townships

12/9/16 – 5:04 A.M.

Residents in Seneca County townships will have an opportunity for energy savings in the future. The Review-Times reports the county commissioners approved a resolution that allows the county’s townships to join a community aggregate program.

Amy Hoffman is a program manager for Palmer Energy Company. She says the program can save people up to $138 per year on their electricity bill. Small commercial businesses can save up to $98.

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Fort Wayne Company Buys Fostoria’s Filmtec

12/9/16 – 4:57 A.M.

An Indiana company recently bought a Fostoria manufacturer. The Review-Times reports Fort Wayne Metals bought Filmtec last month. The companies have worked together for four decades.

Scott Glaze is the Fort Wayne Metals CEO. He tells the newspaper, “We’ve been a good customer of theirs and they’ve been a valuable supplier.” Glaze says Filmtec operations will continue on Sandusky Street.

Filmtec makes spooling equipment and builds machines for the wiring industry. Fort Wayne Metals makes precision medical wiring.

John and Jo Hollingsworth own Filmtec. Jo says she is ready to retire and John is getting close. With that in mind, she said the sale is a good deal for the company and its employees.

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