Red-faced Reds Lose 3-0, Swept By Lowly Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds hardly expected to get swept in three games by the lowly San Diego Padres. On Wednesday, not even big league ERA leader Johnny Cueto could keep them from losing 3-0. Tyson Ross threw a three-hitter for his first career shutout and Rene Rivera...

Put safety first this weekend

This Fourth of July weekend, many people will be traveling, firing up the backyard grill or enjoying fireworks. “Everyone looks forward to having fun over the Fourth of July, and the Red Cross wants to make sure people know how to stay safe while enjoying the...

Morning Rotary elects president

Tamera Rooney was installed as president of the Flag City Morning Rotary club Wednesday. Rooney, communications director for United Way of Hancock County, is a charter member of the club which started in 2005. She has served on the board for many years and is a past president....

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Thursday 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.; outdoor pickleball, 8-11 a.m.; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Birchaven;...

Benefit 5K race planned

VAN BUREN — Metanoia Missions International will sponsor a fun run/walk at 10 a.m. July 12 at the Van Buren Sports Complex, 12829 Ohio 613, Van Buren. Both 5K and one-mile routes will be offered. The entry fee is $25 for preregistered 5K runners whose entries are received...

Library to host quilt show

NORTH BALTIMORE — The North Baltimore Public Library, along with the Crossroads Quilters will host a quilt show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 26, during North Baltimore Good Old Summertime Days in the Wolfe Community Room at the library. There is no cost to attend. Anyone can...

Hancock Leadership now accepting project proposals

The Hancock Leadership program is accepting requests for proposals from local organizations to help the 2015 class choose its local service project. The project proposal must have a central service component and be community oriented; it must be able to be completed on or before...

Campaign launched to renovate YMCA courts

The Findlay Family YMCA is implementing a new campaign titled “Raising a Racquet.” A goal of $90,000 has been set to transform the racquetball facilities at the downtown YMCA and the tennis courts at the east branch to “like new” conditions. Improvements...

Arts Partnership, Camp Fire team up for drama camp

The Arts Partnership and Camp Fire are teaming up to offer the Into the Woods art camp during the week of July 21 at Camp Glen in Tiffin. The camp is open to students who will be in grades five through 12 for the 2014-2015 school year. Sessions will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m....