John McLaughlin

FOSTORIA — John S. McLaughlin, 79, of Fostoria, died Saturday at Good Shepherd Nursing Home, Fostoria. A graveside service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Thursday in Knollcrest Gardens, west of Arcadia. Further arrangements are pending at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Paula Javornik

Paula Fern “PJ” Javornik, 70, of Findlay, died at 3:15 p.m. Saturday at Blanchard Valley Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

Jane C. Hermiller

OTTAWA — Jane C. Hermiller, 92, of Ottawa, died 1:35 p.m. Sunday, July 6, 2014 at her residence. She was born August 31, 1921 in rural Ottawa to the late Joseph and Philomena (Barlage) Fenbert. On July 10, 1948, she married Francis X. “Hank” Hermiller in St....

Blaze damages Findlay house

Fire damaged a home at 5:37 a.m. Sunday at 630 W. Sandusky St., the Findlay Fire Department said. No one was home at the time of the incident. The fire started in the rear of the home and spread to the basement, the first floor and the second floor. Additional details were not...

Public Meetings

The following public meetings will be held this week in the Findlay area: TODAY Findlay Shade Tree Commission, 7 p.m., Findlay Municipal Building’s third-floor conference room. Carey Council, 7 p.m., council chambers, municipal building. Arlington Council, 7 p.m., municipal...

Public Record

Docket From the public records of the Findlay Police Department and the Hancock County Sheriff’s Office: Police Department A Findlay male was cited for underage consumption after police were summoned to a loud party Friday at 1725 Foraker Ave. A Woods Drive woman advised...

Letter to the Editor 07-07-14

WE’RE GOING BANKRUPT To President Obama, Al Gore and Terry Cook: In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. He made coal and the fossil fuel for his people to use. You claim that greenhouse fumes come from the fuel. That has never been proven. Gore claimed...

Underwear sales can be economic indicator

Q: When did underwear become part of one’s apparel? — Anonymous. A: Both genders almost always have worn underwear, including “bloomers,” popularized by women’s advocate Amelia Jenks Bloomer in the late 1850s, and the 1868 “union suit,”...

BGSU plans new Greek housing village

BOWLING GREEN (AP) — A new housing village intended to help promote fraternities and sororities on campus will be constructed at Bowling Green State University. The planned Greek housing village will replace fraternity and sorority houses to be torn down on Wooster Street,...

Oxley Center dedication set

Gov. John Kasich and U.S. House Speaker John Boehner will be in Findlay today as they join former U.S. Rep. Michael Oxley for the dedication of the Michael G. Oxley Government Center at the Hancock Historical Museum. The dedication is scheduled for 5 p.m. at the museum, 422 W....