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Findlay marks 40 years as Flag City USA

Today marks 40 years since Findlay received its designation from Congress as Flag City, USA. According to Bob McKee of Findlay’s Flag Heritage Association, the designation was the idea of Findlay resident John B. Cooke, who enlisted help from the Women’s Division of...

Riverdale Soundsation to perform

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Riverdale Soundsation, the competition show choir from Riverdale High School, will present its end-of-the-year performance at the Russell E. Willeke Auditorium in the central office building at the Riverdale Local Schools campus at 7 p.m. Friday and...

Hydrant flushing

Findlay will flush hydrants today in the area of McManness Avenue east to Hancock County 236, and from Tiffin Avenue north to Fostoria Avenue; and from Hancock County 236 east to Township 242, and from Ohio 568 north to Ohio 12.

Kerschner wins Seneca County race

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — Seneca County Republicans on Tuesday nominated Mike Kerschner of Tiffin as their county commissioner candidate. It was the only county race on the primary ballot, according to the Seneca County elections board. All vote totals are...

Incumbent commissioner victorious in Wood County

By ERIC SCHAADT Staff Writer BOWLING GREEN — An incumbent Wood County Republican commissioner resoundingly won her party’s nod Tuesday to advance to the fall election. Unofficial totals from the Wood County Board of Elections show Commissioner Doris Herringshaw...

Gaslight Gallery to host author

Author Rebecca Fellrath will sign copies of her book, “A Lily at Dawn,” from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the Gaslight Gallery, 117 E. Crawford St. Members of the artists’ cooperative will be showing their work during the day, including Roger Powell, the...

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.; low-impact cardio toning class, 9-9:40 a.m.; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers, 10-10:50 a.m.; water...

Prep baseball: O-G Titans take WBL outright

ELIDA — Matt Warnecke pitched a complete game shutout, allowing three hits with five strikeouts and no walks in seven innings as Ottawa-Glandorf topped Elida 4-0 at Ed Sandy Field to capture the first outright Western Buckeye League baseball title in school history. It was...

Letters to the Editor 5-7-14

A4 IS NO PLACE FOR BIGOTRY It is with profound regret that I am compelled to answer William Stock’s siren call (letter, May 5). His profound lack of humanity had long ago left me speechless. I know I won’t be the only one to grapple with his twisted equivocation of...

Keep talking

It’s hard to talk about suicide, but that’s exactly what communities must do if they want to help prevent future ones, especially ones involving middle-school age students. Saturday’s story (Page A1) about an 11-year-old Findlay boy who took his own life in...