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VIDEO: Becoming citizens

  Twenty-one people became United States citizens during a naturalization ceremony held at the University of Findlay’s Koehler Recreation Center on Wednesday, April 16, 2014. Among those taking part in the ceremony were the Abubo family of Findlay, originally from The...

On Deck: Prep and college teams back in action

There are 17 prep baseball and 13 prep softball games on the local sports schedule today and we’ll have the latest on all of the action for you tonight here at The Courier. Findlay High School’s baseball team is in action tonight as the Trojans have a nonconference home game...

Jet fighters taking to the skies for training exercises Thursday

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. — Fighter jets of the North American Aerospace Defense Command are scheduled to conduct exercises over northern Ohio between noon and 2 p.m. Thursday. Ohioans may hear or see fighter jets in close proximity with each other between the Marion and...

ONU students: Stop making cents

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer ADA — Students enrolled in a sales and relationship management class at Ohio Northern University are attempting to collect 1 million pennies. The “Have Some Cents” project is designed to bring awareness to the fact that a penny...

Ceremony to mark Child Abuse Awareness Month

The Hancock County Department of Job and Family Services will hold its Pinwheels for Prevention “planting” today. The event is held annually to mark April as Child Abuse Awareness Month. A ceremony will be held at 8:30 a.m. at St. Andrew’s United Methodist...

ReStore conducting Earth Day donation drive

In celebration of Earth Day, Habitat for Humanity of Findlay-Hancock County’s ReStore will hold a donation drive the week of April 21. Donations of gently used cabinets, appliances, furniture and household items are sought as a way to divert usable materials away from...

Missing autistic teenager found safe in Toledo

TIFFIN (AP) — The mother of a northwestern Ohio autistic teen who had been missing since Sunday said her son has been found safe. Jennifer Duffey, the mother of Shiloh J. Robinson, told The Advertiser-Tribune that she found her son at Cherry Street Mission in Toledo. Tiffin...

Letters to the Editor 04-16-14

CHRISTIANITY IS EVERYWHERE I want to say thank you to Stuart Schakett (April 15) for writing the letter I have been trying to compose for several days now, and for doing it so wonderfully. I also wanted to ask Ms. Rice (letter, April 12) if she would try an experiment to get an...

Wednesday 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.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; low-impact cardio toning class, 9-9:40 a.m.; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers, 10-10:50 a.m.;...