New Fostoria Economic Development Corp. president named

FOSTORIA — Renee Smith, grants writer for Fostoria Economic Development Corp. and the city, has been named president of the economic development group, effective Aug. 1. “Speaking for myself and the board of trustees, we are very excited to have Renee Smith, with her enthusiasm...

Official: Malaysian Airlines plane shot down over Ukraine

GRABOVO, Ukraine (AP) — A Malaysia Airlines passenger plane carrying 295 people was shot down over eastern Ukraine on Thursday, Ukrainian officials said, and both the government and the pro-Russia separatists fighting in the region denied any responsibility for downing the...

Rollover accident reported on I-75 near Cygnet

A non-injury rollover accident is backing up traffic on Interstate 75 near Cygnet, according to the Ohio Department of Transportation and State Highway Patrol. The accident is near Exit 171/Ohio 25, just west of the village, and has closed the right lane of northbound I-75....

UPDATE: Water boil advisory lifted

The West Melrose Avenue boil advisory has been lifted. Addresses that were affected included 619 through 739 W. Melrose Ave.

Whose Faith Is It, Anyway?

Don’t usually leap into religious topics, but a recent Letter to the Editor drew my attention … and ire. One Dear Reader disliked a story of ours about a new, “seeker-friendly church” at the Findlay Village Mall. Despite her claim that she was not...

‘Third Thursday’ promotion downtown

Many downtown Findlay businesses will have promotions, specials and extended shopping hours from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. today, as part of a “Third Thursdays” promotion. Several artist studios in the Jones Building also will be open. Specials and promotions will vary on the...

Navigating a noisy world

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER Like so many things, hearing aids have grown more sophisticated with modern technology. When Jodi Turnwald, an audioprosthologist at Findlay Hearing Aid Center, started her career, fitting someone with a hearing aid would take an hour to an hour and a...

Henry County cemetery updates planned

In lieu of its July 21 meeting, the Henry County Genealogical Society will lead individuals in updating cemeteries in Henry County. Anyone interested in volunteering is asked to contact club president Bill Latta at...

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., pavilion; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; Hancock Historical Museum series, “Findlay Sports,” 9:30-10:30 a.m.; SilverSneakers...

Betty Baker

FOSTORIA — A Mass of Christian Burial for Betty E. Baker, 88, of Fostoria, will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Wendelin Catholic Church, Fostoria, with the rosary recited at 10 a.m. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7...