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Pit Bull Ownership Not Hindered in Findlay

7/30/14 3:10 p.m. Reynoldsburg, Ohio has been in the news for its strict law against owning pit bulls. In 1996, Reynoldsburg City Council banned ownership of the dog and just this week the current council voted against dropping the breed from its vicious dog law, saying the animals are a threat to public safety. Hancock County Chief Animal Control Officer Dana Berger said in Findlay, pit bulls are treated as fairly as any other animal. Berger said there are no such laws here and none pending that he is aware of. Though pit bulls are banned there, Reynoldsburg resdients who […]

7/30/14 3:10 p.m. Reynoldsburg, Ohio has been in the news for its strict law against owning pit bulls. In 1996, Reynoldsburg City Council banned ownership of the dog and just this week the current council voted against dropping the breed from its vicious dog law, saying the animals are a threat to public safety. Hancock County Chief Animal Control Officer Dana Berger said in Findlay, pit bulls are treated as fairly as any other animal. Berger said there are no such laws here and none pending that he is aware of. Though Pit Bulls are banned there, Reynoldsburg resdients who […]

One Boil Advisory Lifted, Another Put in Place

7/30/14 2:50 p.m. A new boil advisory is in places for four addresses on Tiffin Ave. and Bright Rd. 1996 and 2000 Tiffin Ave. and 1060 and 1033 Bright Rd are under the advisory due to repair work on the water main in the area. However the Londonberry Dr. boil advisory that began yesterday has been lifted after water samples were tested and cleared. by The post One Boil Advisory Lifted, Another Put in Place appeared first on WFIN. …read more    

Findlay Council Members Talk About Nuisance Properties

7/30/14 – 9:09 A.M. Findlay City Council members are working to fin the best way to deal with problem properties. During a council of-the-whole meeting last night, several options and scenarios were discussed. Fourth Ward Councilman Tom Kline says the problem they face is there isn’t a one-size-fits-all solution… Audio: Tom Kline Kline says the city should check current ordinances first… Audio: Tom Kline Beyond that, the group talked about the different types of offenders. While foreclosed homes were cited as an issue, some council members agreed that there are simply property owners who don’t care to keep up their […]

Carey Fest Starts Tomorrow

7/30/14 – 5:09 A.M. Summer is nearly two-thirds over, but summer festivals continue to roll on. Carey Fest kicks off Thursday afternoon and runs through Saturday. The Carey Area Chamber of Commerce says things get underway with the business showcase tomorrow at 5 p.m. There will also be fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Friday’s entertainment will be Midnight Special, followed by Eric Paslay on Saturday night. There will also be a parade Saturday afternoon at 3 p.m. by The post Carey Fest Starts Tomorrow appeared first on WFIN. …read more    

Findlay Woman Recovering Following Weekend Crash

7/30/14 – 5:02 A.M. A Findlay woman is still in the hospital following a Sunday crash near Upper Sandusky. 39-year-old Heather Plansinis was last listed in fair condition at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center in Toledo. The State Highway Patrol says she was one of four people injured in a two-car crash at the intersection of U.S. 23 and Wyandot County Road 121 Sunday afternoon. Plansinis was driving a Chevy Cruze south on U.S. 23 when a Ford F-250 pickup truck driven by 25-year-old Thomas Carter of Upper Sandusky pulled in her path. Plansinis swerved to avoid the crash and […]

Findlay Municipal Court Judges Lay Out Plans For Expanded Space

7/29/14 – 7:46 P.M. Findlay City Council heard about the municipal court’s need for more space tonight. Judges Robert Fry and Jonathan Starn laid out plans to make existing spaces in the municipal building more functional. Fry says they’re working with the police department to find the necessary space… AUDIO: Robert Fry Fry says while the police administration would lose some space they’d gain better functionality by being on the same floor. The increasing number of hearings in the municipal court are the reason for the congestion. In the spring of 2011 the courts heard a little more than 3,400 […]

Wilson’s Goes Back To The Basics

7/29/14 – 2:13 P.M. A Findlay institution is going back to its roots. Wilson’s Sandwich Shop recently dropped several recent additions to the menu, like chicken and pulled pork sandwiches. General Manager Doug Baker says there were a few different reasons to make the move… Audio: Doug Baker Baker added a couple of items will be held over… Audio: Doug Baker Wilson’s is celebrating it’s 78th anniversary this year. by The post Wilson’s Goes Back To The Basics appeared first on WFIN. …read more    

Wilson’s Goes Back To The Basics

7/29/14 – 2:13 P.M. A Findlay institution is going back to its roots. Wilson’s Sandwich Shop recently dropped several recent additions to the menu, like chicken and pulled pork sandwiches. General Manager Doug Baker says there were a few different reasons to make the move… Audio: Doug Baker Baker added a couple of items will be held over… Audio: Doug Baker Wilson’s is celebrating it’s 78th anniversary this year. by The post Wilson’s Goes Back To The Basics appeared first on WFIN. …read more    

Traffic Stops Lead To Heroin Busts In Ada

7/29/14 – 1:15 P.M. Two women were arrested for possession of heroin in Ada last Friday. The Hardin County Crime Task Force reports a traffic stop led to the discovery of 24 hits of heroin in one of the suspect’s cars. A second stop found seven more hits of heroin. The Task Force then searched one the home of one of the suspects, finding 111 more hits. by The post Traffic Stops Lead To Heroin Busts In Ada appeared first on WFIN. …read more