Dietsch’s gets some sweet news

There’s some sweet news for Dietsch’s Brothers ice cream shops in Findlay. Travel site TripAdvisor rates them the second-best ice cream parlor in the country, according to Fox News. TripAdvisor says its rating is based on “millions” of traveler reviews. Of Dietsch’s,...

Bluffton firefighters get $21,917 federal grant

The Bluffton Fire Department has been awarded $21,917 for operations and safety by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s  Assistance to Firefighters Grants program. U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, announced the grant today. “Firefighters put their lives on the line each day...

Toledo retailer seeks donations for new flags for Findlay

A Toledo flags retailer has put out a cash bucket to buy new U.S. flags for Findlay after vandals damaged six flags on North Main Street earlier this week. “This sort of crime affects all of us in some way,” Joe Stoll, president and CEO of Toledo Flags, said...

Cooper names Chung v.p. for Americas strategy

Cooper Tire & Rubber Co. has appointed Mark Chung as vice president, strategy and business development for the Americas. Chung is responsible for leading the development and execution of Cooper’s North and South America business strategy, spearheading business intelligence,...

Marathon’s MPLX increases dividend

MPLX LP,  Marathon Petroleum Corp.’s pipeline subsidiary, has announced a dividend of 34. 25 cents per common share for the second quarter of 2014. That represents an increase of 1.5 cents per share, or 4.6 percent, over the previous quarterly distribution. The second-quarter...

Attack of the zucchinis!

  By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer They’re everywhere. Their numbers are growing. There’s no stopping or escaping them! No, it’s not a horror movie about an attacking zombie horde — it’s zucchini. The famously prolific vegetable is starting its...

Vanlue Festival begins with parade on Friday

VANLUE — A parade, chicken barbecue, cornhole and crowning of a king and queen will be some of the highlights of the annual Vanlue Festival, set for Friday and Saturday at the Vanlue Community Park. Activities begin with a parade at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Local military and...

Performing arts campers to show off talents

Participants of the Into the Woods Performing Arts Camp will showcase their visual art and performing arts skills at 7 p.m. Friday in the Grimm Theatre of the University of Findlay’s Egner Center for the Performing Arts. The event is free and open to the public. Performers...

Reunion slated

The Arlington High School Class of 1964 will hold its 50th year reunion this weekend. Activities kick off with a gathering of class members Friday. On Saturday, members will golf in the morning at the Fostoria Country Club. A tour of Arlington school will be held in the...

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.;...