Letters to the Editor 01-21-14

NEW HABITAT A BAD IDEA On Jan. 9, the mayor and Findlay City Council held a public meeting for residents in the Lye Creek area to hear rationale for a planned Lye Creek wildlife habitat. It was explained that while the new habitat would cost about $100,000, it would save the city...


DOWN: Judge Allan H. Davis has helped hundreds of wayward youth from Hancock County “grow up” over the past four decades. But it will be up to someone else to handle discipline and other duties in Hancock County’s juvenile and probate courts when Davis’...

Lupe Pina Sr.

Lupe Pina Sr., 72, of Findlay, died at 5:40 a.m. Monday at Bridge Hospice Care Center. Arrangements are pending at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home.

Mary Anne Zeller Stang Ensign

LIMA — Mary Anne Zeller Stang Ensign, passed away Saturday, January 18, 2014 at her home. She was born October 17, 1927 in Putman County to the late William B. and Kathryn (Devore) Zeller. Her family moved to Findlay when she was an infant. Mary Anne graduated from Findlay...

W.S. ‘Bill’ Schmidt

W.S. “Bill” Schmidt, 94, of Findlay, Ohio and formerly of Lambertville, Michigan, Benton Harbor, and St Joseph, Michigan passed into Heaven on January 16, 2014 while living at the Sterling House Assisted Living Home, Findlay, Ohio. Bill had lived a good and healthy...

Dale J. Nienberg

KALIDA — Dale J. Nienberg, 63, of Kalida, died Sunday, January 19, 2014 at his residence. He was born September 17, 1950 in Lima to the late John Nienberg and Marcile (Elwer) Nienberg-Schmitz. He is survived by a nephew: Mike (Teresa) Nartker of New Riegel; a niece: Paula...

Joseph Luna

Joseph W. Luna, 48, of Findlay, died at 3:14 p.m. Friday at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

Randy Hilkert

Randy Hilkert, 55, of Findlay, died at 2:22 p.m. Monday at Swan Pointe Care Center, Maumee. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

K. Jane Frank

UPPER SANDUSKY — K. Jane Frank, 93, of Upper Sandusky, died at 7:20 a.m. Monday at Fairhaven Health Care Community, Upper Sandusky. Arrangements are pending at Bringman Clark Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky.

Hearings set on changes in landfill charges

Public hearings begin this week on a proposal to change the minimum charge policy at the Hancock County Landfill. Hearings will be held at 11 a.m. today, Thursday and again on Jan. 28 in the offices of the Hancock County commissioners, 514 S. Main St., Suite C. The hearings allow...