Letters to the Editor 03-18-14

FINDLAY MUST MOVE FORWARD I, for one, would like to express deep gratitude to City of Findlay officials, citizens groups and the consultants who devoted countless hours to creating a progressive vision for downtown Findlay. Anyone who attended the public presentation last...

Let there be light

This is Sunshine Week. It’s not a weather forecast, but a week in which the importance of open public meetings and open public records is stressed by journalists of all stripes, and by anyone who cares about the poetic words from the Constitution printed above. It usually...

College basketball: ONU players earn all-region honors

ADA — Ohio Northern University junior Jordan Kimes was tabbed third team women’s All-Great Lakes Region and senior Branden Rushton garnered third team men’s all-region honors by D3hoops.com in selections released Monday. Kimes also garnered first team All-Ohio...

Jesus Zamora Jr.

COLUMBUS — Jesus M. Zamora Jr., 57, of Columbus, died at 9:30 p.m. Friday at the Franklin Medical Center, Columbus. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore.

Luella Dickman

GLANDORF — Luella Dickman, 85, of Glandorf, died at 12:50 p.m. Monday at The Meadows of Kalida. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Glandorf. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at...

Henry D. ‘Bud’ Norris

FOSTORIA — Henry D. “Bud” Norris, 90, of Fostoria, died Saturday, March 15, 2014, at the Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria. He was born November 15, 1923, in Findlay to Ivron and Alice (Berman) Norris, both of whom preceded him in death. He is survived by his wife,...

James Beam

ZANESVILLE — A memorial for James Robert “Bob” Beam, 77, of Zanesville, and formerly of McComb, will be held at 11:30 a.m. Friday, March 28 at Grace United Methodist Church, Zanesville. Mr. Beam died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, at Genesis Hospice-Morrison House,...

Adrian Miguel Barajas

A funeral for Adrian Miguel Barajas, 11, of Findlay, will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, March 20, 2014 at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria, with Pastor Juan Salinas officiating. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and...

David D. West

David D. West, 56, of Findlay, and formerly of North Baltimore, died at 2:20 a.m., Monday, March 17, 2014, at the Bridge Hospice Care Center, Findlay. He was born on January 18, 1958, in Findlay to Richard D. and Donna J. (Durliat) West. David is survived by his father, Richard...

William Peeler

KANSAS, Ohio — William Wilson (Bill) Peeler, 75, of Kansas, Ohio, died at 5:50 a.m. Monday, March 17, 2014, at his residence. Surviving are his wife, Bonnie (Shultz) Peeler; two daughters, Mrs. Steve (Amy) Loomis; and Mrs. Shawn (Eva) Wasserman; and a son, Steve (Kelly). A...