FHS senior coordinates wreath laying at Maple Grove Cemetery

Findlay High School senior Jon Brumbaugh is coordinating the second annual veterans wreath laying at Findlay’s Maple Grove Cemetery, in conjunction with the national Wreaths Across America event, for 10 a.m. Dec. 16. Wreaths Across America is a national event whose mission...

Museum lecture explores Christmas, pop culture

The Hancock Historical Museum, 422 W. Sandusky St., will host its monthly Brown Bag lecture at noon today. Chuck Coletta will present “Pop Culture & Christmas: A Christmas Story.” Coletta is a professor in the Department of Popular Culture at Bowling Green State...

Spherion donates ‘Give Back’ funds to City Mission

The Findlay office of Spherion Staffing Services, a local recruiting, staffing and workforce solutions provider, has donated $1,000 to City Mission of Findlay. This contribution is part of the annual Spherion Community Give Back program, a nationwide initiative that recognizes...

Soccer signups underway

Registration for the YMCA indoor soccer program for youth ages 4 to second grade continues through Dec. 21. The program runs from Jan. 2 through Feb. 18 and includes a rookie skills league for children ages 4 through kindergarten, and a youth league for boys and girls in first...

Chipotle dinner benefits Millstream Career Center

A Chipotle fundraiser to benefit Millstream Career Center will be held from 4-8 p.m. Wednesday. For everyone who mentions the cause to the cashier during these four hours, Chipotle will donate 50 percent of their sale to the center. The restaurant is located at 15067 U.S. 224 E.

Girls basketball: Parker’s 27 points gives VB another win

By SCOTT COTTOS STAFF WRITER VAN BUREN — The tide may be turning in favor of Van Buren’s girls basketball team. The Black Knights won only four games last season. Now, still a young team, they’re 3-2 after Wednesday night’s 55-49 nonconference victory over...

Thursday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-9 p.m.; EnhanceFitness, 8:30-9:20 a.m.; SilverSneakers Yoga, 9:30-10:15 a.m. and 10:30-11:15 a.m.; gentle aquatics class, 10-11 a.m., Birchaven; walking, jogging and running at University...

College basketball: Wentling helps Bluffton top Earlham

BLUFFTON — Jared Wentling Hoover-ed the boards for 17 rebounds on Wednesday in helping Bluffton University hold off Earlham College, 81-78, in a Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference men’s basketball matchup at the Sommer Center. The Carey graduate, a 6-foot-3...

Prep basketball: P-G opens by beating Mustangs

HARROD — Drew Johnson opened Pandora-Gilboa’s season with 23 points as the Rockets blasted Allen East in the first quarter en route to a 68-31 shellacking in nonleague action on Wednesday. Riley Larcom added 10 points for P-G (1-0) and Cooper McCullough scored 9 as it...

UF basketball: Oilers are happy to be home

By ANDY WOLF STAFF WRITER Home sweet home. The University of Findlay men’s basketball team is back to a familiar setting after spending most of November on the road. The Oilers are 7-2 overall through their first nine games. Only once have they enjoyed the confines of Croy...