‘Wyanstock’ festival Saturday at Wyandot County Fairgrounds

UPPER SANDUSKY — A music festival, “Wyanstock,” will be held from 1 p.m. to midnight Saturday at the Wyandot County Fairgrounds. Hosted by Wyandot County Young Professionals, proceeds will be used for scholarship funds. Besides area musicians and bands, there...

Youtheatre to present radio show July 4

The Red, White and Blue Radio Hour, featuring Youtheatre participants, will be broadcast at 9 a.m. on Friday on WFIN-AM. Youths in grades four through 12 will present patriotic music and the humorous tale, “Sam Spade — The Flopsy Mopsy and the Cottontail Caper.”...

Ice cream social planned after July 4 parade

The Hancock Historical Museum will host an ice cream social on the front porch of its Hull-Flater House from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Friday, immediately following Findlay’s Fourth of July parade. Ice cream will be available for $1 and a sundae buffet for $3. The museum is located...

Humane Society plans tribute day for veterans

The Humane Society of Hancock County, 4550 Fostoria Ave., will sponsor “A Hero For Our Heroes” a tribute to veterans, from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday. Free hot dogs, popcorn and other refreshments will be available for veterans. One deserving veteran will be presented...

Antiques, handmade craft show scheduled in Fostoria

FOSTORIA — An antiques and handmade crafts show will be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 19 during Summerfest in downtown Fostoria. The event will be held in the BANKquet Hall, 125 S. Main St. The building is a former bank and includes Fostoria Community Arts Council...

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

Still cold

There isn’t much down time for police, but, when there is a lull in criminal activity, officers can provide a valuable service by dusting off the unsolved murder files. Fortunately, the number of unsolved murders are relatively few in Hancock County. But if you go back far...

ACME baseball: Nofziger, Beck, Kauffman power Pettisville past Patrick Henry, 8-1

PETTISVILLE — Dustin Nofziger belted two doubles, Gabe Beck had one and Tate Kauffman tripled to power Pettisville to an 8-1 win over Patrick Henry on Tuesday in the ACME baseball sectional tournament finals. Pettisville and Ottawa-Glandorf have locked up spots in the ACME...

Letters to the Editor 07-02-14

WHY NOT UP WAGES? There is little evidence that increasing minimum wages significantly reduces employment of low-skilled workers or increases prices. Much of the present “minimum-wage” analysis is guided by the “invisible hand” of the free marketplace. The...

Wednesday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Toronto 46 39 .541 — Baltimore 44 39 .530 1 New York 41 41 .500 3½ Boston 38 46 .452 7½ Tampa Bay 37 49 .430 9½ Central Division W L Pct GB Detroit 46 34 .575 — Kansas City 43 40 .518 4½ Cleveland 39 43...