Fostoria Fire Chief Keith Loreno named city’s new police chief

FOSTORIA — After a nearly two-year hiatus, Fostoria Police Department now has its new top cop. Fostoria Fire Chief Keith Loreno was named chief of police during Tuesday night’s City Council meeting. Mayor Eric Keckler said the decision to appoint Loreno, who has served as the...

Tiffin man missing

A Tiffin man with autism is missing after leaving home Sunday afternoon, according to the Tiffin Police Department. Shiloh Robinson, 18, was last seen in Tiffin around 3 p.m. Sunday. He left a note, indicating that he may be walking to Toledo. He was confirmed to have been seen...

Appeals court rules for resentencing of former Kalida coach

A former Kalida High School teacher and coach must again be sentenced for the guilty verdicts of sexual offenses with students, a higher court has ruled. The 3rd District Court of Appeals, Lima, unanimously said Monday a Putnam County judge did not sufficiently say why he imposed...

UF hosts ‘Titans’ football coach

Herman Boone, the football coach made famous by the movie “Remember The Titans,” will speak at the University of Findlay April 23. Boone will speak at 8 p.m. at the Winebrenner Theological Seminary. Boone, who was portrayed by actor Denzel Washington in...

Letters to the Editor 04-15-14

SO RIGHT, YET SO WRONG How can one letter (Barb Rice, April 12) be so right and yet so wrong? She wrote that Christians are being told to “sit down and shut up.” Just this week, I attended a business function that began and closed with the words, “In...

Genealogical society to meet

The Hancock County Genealogical Society will meet at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 6482 County Road 18. James Fagan will discuss new items that have been added in the past year.

Creel takes top acting honor in London

By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Findlay native Gavin Creel won one of the top acting honors Sunday at Britain’s Olivier stage awards. Creel was named best actor in a musical for his role in the irreverent musical “The Book of Mormon.”...

Computer workshop for adults offered

The Hancock County Agency on Aging will partner with the University of Findlay accounting capstone class to offer a computer workshop for older adults from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. April 22 at the University of Findlay. The class will emphasize Facebook and social media. Participants...

Tuesday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; blood pressure clinic, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., cafe; SilverSneakers Splash, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,...

Track and field: St. Wendelin Invite rescheduled

FOSTORIA — The St. Wendelin Invitational track and field meet, scheduled for today, has been moved to Saturday because of expected inclement weather. Field events Saturday will begin at 9 a.m. at Fostoria Memorial Stadium, with track events to start at 9:30 a.m.