Bridge project closes city street

Findlay’s East Main Cross Street closed Wednesday between Blanchard Street and Osborn Avenue as crews began replacing the bridge over Lye Creek, according to Hancock County Engineer Christopher Long. The closure is expected to last until Sept. 30. There will be no posted...

Flag City Awards to be presented

The Flag Heritage Association will present two Flag City Awards Wednesday, prior to the 7:30 p.m. band concert at the Riverside Park band shell. Individual recipients are Bob and Pat Williams of Findlay. The group award will go to Junior AMVETS Post 21. The Williamses are being...

Assistance available for summer electric bills

The Hancock Hardin Wyandot Putnam Community Action Commission’s Summer Crisis Program will begin July 1 and continue through Aug. 31, or until funding is exhausted. The program can provide a payment, up to $350, toward a regulated electric bill or up to $400 toward an...

Bereavement programs offered

Bridge Bereavement Services will offer two events as part of Group STAR (Special Times Always Remembered). The programs allow children ages 6 to 12 to come together with their peers and participate in activities that will help them express their feelings and create lasting...

Thursday’s scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 44 36 .550 — Baltimore 40 36 .526 2 New York 40 37 .519 2½ Boston 35 43 .449 8 Tampa Bay 32 48 .400 12 Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 42 32 .568 — Kansas City 40 38 .513 4 Cleveland 37 40 .481...

Pro baseball: Forgotten Findlay star finally gets grave marker

HAMBURG, N.Y. — The western New York grave of an African-American baseball legend who played more than a century ago finally has a marker. The Buffalo News reports that a tombstone and memorial for Grant “Home Run” Johnson were unveiled Tuesday at Lakeside...

Junior golf: Shoemaker shoots 73 to finish sixth at Ohio Junior Golf Championship

By DAVE HANNEMAN STAFF WRITER Even with golfers still on the course, Spencer Shoemaker knew he wouldn’t be taking home the trophy for winning the 2014 Ohio Junior Golf Championship. Inside, though, Shoemaker knew he’d be taking home a lot more than some hardware to...

Thursday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; outdoor pickleball, 8-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Birchaven; lunch, country brunch casserole, 11:30...

PALS to meet

The Persons Affected by a Loved One’s Suicide support group will meet from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. today in the second floor waiting room at Blanchard Valley Hospital’s Ruse Building, above the emergency room. The group is free and open to anyone grieving the death of...