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Letters to the Editor 05-02-14

WRITER SOUNDS LIKE A POLITICIAN Sharon Stilipec (letter, April 29) asserted that I would replace the whole drain if it were plugged (letter, April 26). She’s right. I would replace the whole drain if that was the source of the flooding problem and necessary to clean the...

Program planned on tree swallows

A program about tree swallows, presented by Hancock Park District staff and volunteers, will be held at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Monday in “Doc” Phillips Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve. The same program is offered at each time. The program is recommended for...

Friends of the Library to meet

The Friends of the Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will hold its spring general meeting at 7 p.m. May 14 in the Lindamood Room at the library. Cindy Romick, children’s services manager, will highlight programs and initiatives in the Children’s Services...

Transitions program slated

The Alzheimer’s Association, Northwest Ohio Chapter, will host its Transitions program from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. May 9 at the Family Center, 1800 N. Blanchard St., room 119. Transitions is designed for individuals with early-stage memory loss and their friends and families. It...

Enrollment open at preschool

OTTAWA — Enrollment is open for 2014-2015 at Trinity Preschool in Ottawa. A child must be 3 by June 1 and completely toilet trained. Classes start Sept. 3. Medical checkups and updated shots are required after June 1 but before the start of school. Daily curriculum includes...

Sorority members honored at Founder’s Day celebration

Master’s degrees were conferred on Jan Sartore, Susan Stall, Lana Stearns and Bonnie Tesnow during the 83rd annual Founder’s Day celebration of Beta Sigma Phi April 19 at the Findlay Inn and Conference Center. Gwen Esch was honored for 60 years of service. Each...

Friday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; SilverSneakers, 9-9:50 a.m.; Bible study, 9-10:30 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; lunch, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; Sequence and cards, 1-4 p.m.; SilverSneakers...

Friday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB New York 15 12 .556 — Baltimore 13 12 .520 1 Toronto 13 15 .464 2½ Boston 13 16 .448 3 Tampa Bay 13 16 .448 3 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 14 9 .609 — Kansas City 14 13 .519 2 Chicago 14 15 .483 3...

Prep baseball: Big rally in 6th lifts L-B past Van Buren

VAN BUREN — Liberty-Benton scored all six of its’ runs in the top of the sixth inning to knock off Van Buren 6-5 in a battle of two of the top Blanchard Valley Conference baseball teams on Thursday. Van Buren was on cruise control with a 5-0 lead before the...

Prep track: Time to get serious

By TED RADICK staff writer The calendar has turned to May, the weather has turned at least somewhat warmer and it’s time for track and field athletes to sharpen up before the conference and postseason meets begin. Saturday will be good time to start at the Liberty-Benton...