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TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; reflexology, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., by appointment; book club meeting discussing “The Illusion of...

Community Action Commission offers assistance to homeless

The Hancock Hardin Wyandot Putnam Community Action Commission is assisting the homeless in accessing Social Security disability benefits. Funding and resources are provided by the Coalition on Housing and Homelessness in Ohio. To be eligible, an applicant must be a resident of...

Arlington honor societies to hold bake sale Friday

ARLINGTON — The Spanish and National Junior Honor societies at Arlington High School will hold a bake sale at the school from 7:30 a.m. to 8 a.m. Friday. Proceeds will benefit No Kid Hungry, a national campaign that encourages individuals to host bake sales in their...

Wine tasting to benefit guide dog program

Lodestar, a Findlay-based nonprofit that places guide dogs with blind and visually impaired children, will host a wine tasting from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 18 at the Wine Merchant, 540 S. Main St. To date, Lodestar has placed two guide dogs with blind children, one in Ohio and one...

Letters to the Editor 3-13-14

THERE ARE OTHER OPTIONS It just does not make any good common sense to take the most highly congested part of Findlay’s four-lane Main Street, reduce it to two lanes and expect a good outcome. To further compound the traftic congestion, back-in parking is added. Public...

Thursday’s Scoreboard

PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL OHSAA State Tournament At Value City Arena Thursday’s State Semifinals Division II Toledo Rogers (24-4) vs. Kettering Alter (28-0), 1 Millersburg West Holmes (27-0) vs. Akron St. Vincent-St. Mary (25-2), 3 FINAL: Saturday, 10:45 a.m. Division IV...

Workshop to focus on money management

Ohio State University Extension, Hancock County’s Basic Money Management workshop will be offered twice in March. The class will be held from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Family Center, room 118, 1800 N. Blanchard St., and from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. March 27 at the...

Performance to benefit Open Arms

The University of Findlay chapter of Alpha Psi Omega, an honorary theater fraternity, will present productions of “The Vagina Monologues” at 7 p.m. March 21 and 22 in the university’s Ritz Auditorium. Admission is free but donations will be accepted for Open...

Heritage Skills Day rescheduled

The Hancock County Homemakers will hold its annual Heritage Skills Day at 9 a.m. March 26 at Parkview Christian Church, 15035 Ohio 12. The event was postponed from January due to the weather. The cost is $10 which includes materials for all of the projects and a soup and salad...

Charity begins at home

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer Organizers of the Backyard Mission Trip, a one-day local service blitz, were thrilled with the success of last year’s one-day event that saw 166 projects completed by 1,150 volunteers. This year’s mission trip, scheduled for April...