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Friends to the end

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer It’s been said that one can never have too many friends. This is especially the case for the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library, which has come to rely on the support of a large group of dedicated friends. The group, formally known as the...

Grandbois tabbed to lead Arts Partnership

The Arts Partnership of Greater Hancock County has named Peggy Grandbois as its executive director. She succeeds Leigh Esper, who announced her resignation in December. Grandbois will be responsible for financial and personnel management, media and public relations, as well as...

Letters to the Editor 01-15-14

HOSPICES AREN’T ALL THE SAME A Readers’ View letter by Bob Westphal (Jan. 9) failed to clarify the type of “nonprofit” hospice that Bridge Hospice purports to be. The standard “nonprofit” hospice in both England and the United States does not...

Wednesday’s scoreboard

PREP BOYS BASKETBALL Tuesday’s Results Northern Buckeye Conference Eastwood 68, Elmwood 41 Fostoria Senior 52, Woodmore 34 Lake 78, Otsego 48 Rossford 77, Genoa 47 Midwest Athletic Conference Fort Recovery 49, Delphos St. John’s 47 Northern Lakes League Perrysburg 48,...

McComb plans to hold classes on two holidays

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER With nine days off already this school year because of bad weather, McComb students will be heading to class when they normally wouldn’t. The state allows each school district five “calamity” days a year, and any canceled days after...

Reading program for children slated

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library has launched a new program to help prepare children to start school. The program “1,000 Books Before Kindergarten” is designed to help children gain reading skills at an early age, according to the library. Children involved...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department: Police Department A male was taken into custody Sunday under a warrant at 312 Washington St., A. His friend went to Blanchard Valley Hospital because a needle had become stuck in his throat while he was reportedly...

Allen Township officers elected

Kevin Flanagan was elected chairman and Michael Stacy as vice chairman during the Allen Township trustees’ organizational meeting. Appointments for the year include: Flanagan, finance and roads; trustee Edward Huffman, cemetery; Stacy, buildings and maintenance; Mark...

Thomas named NB board president

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer NORTH BALTIMORE — Tami Thomas was selected by her peers Tuesday to serve as president of the North Baltimore school board for 2014. Board member Russell Bretz was picked as vice president. Bretz, Tim Archer and Cheryl Cotterman were sworn into...

Hirschfeld named HPD chairman

Gary Hirschfeld was re-elected chairman of the Hancock Park District commissioners during the board’s meeting Tuesday at Oakwoods Nature Preserve. Commissioner Scott Younger was re-elected to serve on the Hancock Parks Foundation board. The board will continue to meet at...