A better plan

Police agencies have been training for years on how best to respond to catastrophic events at schools in light of lessons learned at Columbine, Sandy Hook and other places. But preparedness has been taken to another level as the new school year begins. Members of Findlay’s...

Letters to the Editor 08-19-14

LET SYSTEM WORK Regarding the controversial shooting of an 18-year-old unarmed African American youth in Ferguson, Missouri, on Aug. 9, the solution should be simple and fair: Let our American judicial system resolve the issue. It’s the least society can do for Michael...

Garden Club will discuss fair shows

The Men’s and Women’s Garden Club of Findlay will hold its monthly meeting at 7 p.m. Thursday at Fox Run Manor, 11745 Township 145. This year the Hancock County Fair will be sponsoring a rose show on Aug. 28 and a daylily show Aug. 29. In order to help those who would...

Tuesday 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., senior center pavilion; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; blood pressure clinic, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., cafe;...

‘Let’s Do Lunch’ program at library

The Findlay-Hancock County Public Library will host “Let’s Do Lunch” from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Lindamood Room. Karen McDougall, Ohio State University Extension, will show how to make bringing your lunch easier with healthy hints. Registration...

Tuesday’s Scoreboard

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL American League East Division W L Pct GB Baltimore 71 52 .577 — New York 63 59 .516 7½ Toronto 64 61 .512 8 Tampa Bay 61 63 .492 10½ Boston 56 68 .452 15½ Central Division W L Pct GB Kansas City 69 55 .556 — Detroit 66 56 .541 2 Cleveland 62 61...

Audrey Weis

FOSTORIA — A funeral for Audrey Blanche Weis, 93, of Fostoria, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at Hope Lutheran Church, Fostoria, the Rev. Larry Knigga officiating. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at Harrold-Floriana Funeral Home,...

Josh Affholder

FOSTORIA — Josh Affholder, 41, of Fostoria, died Sunday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Nature journaling workshop offered at Oakwoods

Artist Sharon Hammer Baker, a Hancock Park District volunteer, will lead a workshop on nature journaling from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at “Doc” Phillips Discovery Center in Oakwoods Nature Preserve. Participants will explore nature journaling techniques including...