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Emergency Call Center Open – 419-424-7000 – Sandbags Available

The City of Findlay is currently under a Flash Flood Warning and a River Flood Warning.  The Emergency Call Center has been opened.  Please call 419-424-7000 for non-emergency questions and concerns.  As a reminder do not drive through high water.  Turn around don’t drown.  Updates will be provided as additional information is available.   Sandbags are […]

July 4th Fireworks Closes Wyandot Street

The Hancock County Agricultural Society is hosting the 4th of July Fireworks on July 3, 2017, at the Hancock County Fairgrounds.  Fireworks will begin at dusk.  Gates open at 4pm.  The event is free and open to the public.   For safety reasons, beginning at 8pm Wyandot Street will close for the duration of the […]

UPDATE: Water Boil Advisory Lifted-Sixth Street

The Water Boil Advisory for the 1400 block of Sixth Street has been lifted.  The following properties were affected:   Sixth Street:  1401, 1405, 1409, 1415, 1416, 1420, 1421, 1425, 1431   Bacteria samples were collected and analyzed from the affected area and all samples were negative.  Thus we are cancelling the boil advisory.  You […]

Mayor Mihalik appointed to USCM Advisory Board

Findlay, Ohio – Mayor Lydia Mihalik announced today that she has been appointed to serve on the Advisory Board of The U.S. Conference of Mayors (USCM).   The appointment came during the USCM Annual Meeting in Miami Beach (FL), where more than 250 mayors gathered to engage with Administration officials, Congressional members and business leaders […]

Water Boil Advisory-1400 block Sixth Street

Due to repair work o the water main located on Sixth Street, the Water Department is issuing a Water Boil Advisory.  The affected area of the advisory is: Sixth Street:  1401, 1405, 1409, 1415, 1416, 1420, 1421, 1425, 1431 As a precaution, state and local health officials recommend that until further notice consumers vigorously boil, […]

John Dunbar Named Findlay Police Chief

Mayor Lydia Mihalik has announced the appointment of John Dunbar as the next Findlay Police Chief on Thursday.  Dunbar has 25 years in the police service and has been a Lieutenant since 2010.  Dunbar was appointed as acting chief in February of this year following the retirement of Chief Greg Horne.   Dunbar rose to […]


Type of Incident: Stabbing Date & Time of Incident: June 20, 2017 @ 05:19 Location of Incident: 1901 Kirkwood Court, Apartment C Brief Description:  Officers responded to a report of a stabbing at 1901 Kirkwood Court Apartment C. Officers located the male victim and a male suspect at this residence. There were two other persons inside the […]

Suspicious Situation / Shots Fired

Type of Incident: Suspicious Situation / Gunshots Fired Date & Time of Incident: May 30, 2017 @ 22:07 Location of Incident: 400 block of Eben Ave. Brief Description:  Findlay Police was dispatched to the 400 block of Eben Avenue after residents in the area reported hearing multiple gunshots Tuesday night, May 30, 2017. Officers arrived and spoke […]


Type of Incident: Shooting Date & Time of Incident: May 28, 2017 @ 01:10 Location of Incident: 310 West Bigelow Avenue Brief Description:  Findlay Police was dispatched to 310 West Bigelow Avenue for a report of an accidental shooting.  Upon their arrival it was learned that a female had been shot in the right side by her […]