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Helping Hands meeting slated

Helping Hands will hold an open community meeting from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. June 24 at the Dock at St. Marks United Methodist Church, 800 S. Main St. Helping Hands is a gathering of local service agencies where community members can be introduced to, learn about, and receive services...

Riverside Park topic of monthly museum program

A presentation by the Hancock Historical Museum on the history of Riverside Park will be given from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Thursday at the Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave. Coffee and pastries will be served at 9 a.m. in the Fitzgerald Room at the center. The program is part of...

Why is reflective tape on top of trucks?

Q: Most 18-wheelers and smaller trucks have white reflective tape at the top two outside corners of the back. Tape is on other areas, too, but those top corners are very consistent. Why is this done? — M.K. Brumbaugh, Findlay. A: It is to reduce the number of collisions...

Veterans invited to Vanlue parade

VANLUE — The 60th anniversary of the Vanlue Fest will be celebrated this year. This year’s festival parade will honor all veterans. The parade will be held at 6:30 p.m. July 25. Any veteran interested in participating is asked to call Sharon May at 419-387-7410 before...

Monday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; SilverSneakers classic, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; water exercise class with open swim, 10-11 a.m., Birchaven; community...

Margaret Davis

FOSTORIA — Margaret A. “Peggy” Davis, 85, of Ormond Beach, Florida, and formerly of Fostoria, died Tuesday at her home. The funeral will be private. Burial will be in Fountain Cemetery, Fostoria. Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, is handling...

Kenneth Baldridge

Kenneth “Ken” Lee Baldridge Sr., 79, of Findlay, died at 10:20 a.m. Thursday at his residence. He was born in Bonanza, Kentucky. A funeral will be held at 1:30 p.m. today at Trinity Baptist Church. Mr. Baldridge’s obituary appeared in Saturday’s edition of...

Phyllis Walker

UPPER SANDUSKY — Phyllis Ann Walker, 73, of Upper Sandusky, died at 12:40 p.m. Saturday, June 14, 2014, at Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky. Surviving are her husband, John M. Walker; a son, Trevor (Angela) of Montgomery Village, Maryland; and two daughters, Mrs....

Germaine Bland

UPPER SANDUSKY — Germaine T. Bland, 93, of rural Upper Sandusky, died at her home Saturday, June 14, 2014. She married Jack Barth, who preceded her in death. She then married Arthur Bland, who preceded her in death. Surviving is a son, Robert E. (Linda) Trausch of...

Grace DeOrbeta

FOREST — Grace E. DeOrbeta, 91, of Forest and Kenton, died Saturday at Hardin Hills Health Center, Kenton. Arrangements are pending at Clark Shields Funeral Home, Forest.