Restaurants in Findlay are still adapting to life during the coronavirus and having no inside dining.
George House Coffee & Tea Company across from the University of Findlay recently installed a makeshift walk-up window so they could still serve their loyal customers and follow social distancing guidelines.
On Tuesday afternoon two youngsters Maddie and Izzy, whose aunt works there, could be seen outside the business holding up homemade signs to drum up business.
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The University of Findlay is donating personal protective equipment to area hospitals in the battle against the coronavirus.
Since the university moved classes to remote learning, the need for experiential supplies has been reduced.
The health professions and science programs, among others, have a supply of PPE that students regularly use when on campus and learning using the hands-on approach that is the norm for labs and classes in those areas.
The university says departments aren’t depleting their resources but donating as much as they feel they can to still have some left.
The chemistry department, for instance, donated some of its inventory while leaving them enough to get through fall classes.
UF is donating some of its PPE to Blanchard Valley Hospital in Findlay, Wood County Hospital in Bowling Green and Mercy Health in Toledo.
The first bulk drop was made at BVH on Thursday, March 26th.
The Ohio Department of Transportation says Interstate 75 northbound in Findlay will be restricted to one lane on Wednesday and Thursday for beam setting over the railroad tracks.
ODOT says the right lane of I-75 northbound will close from the southern end of the project, just south of Harrison Street/County Road 144, to the Sandusky Street overpass, which is just south of the State Route 12 interchange.
On both days, the restriction will begin at noon and continue until four beams are set.
ODOT says drivers will need to slow down and use extra caution in the area, as they always should in any work zone, and should consider taking an alternate route.
A very cool birthday surprise for a Findlay youngster named Logan who turned 3-years-old over the weekend.
Findlay Police Crime Prevention Officer Brian White says they were contacted by the boy’s sister saying he was kind of feeling down because he was stuck at home and that he loved police officers.
Officer White says they decided to send some cruisers down Logan’s street with their lights and sirens on and they even dropped off a gift for the birthday boy.
He says they’ve done things like this before, but this time it takes on even extra meaning because of the coronavirus pandemic and so many kids not able to fully celebrate their birthdays the way they normally would.