NBA: Cavs survive Magic’s second-half surge

By TOM WITHERS AP Sports Writer CLEVELAND — Isaiah Thomas made two free throws with 11 seconds left and the Cleveland Cavaliers came up with a defensive stop in the frantic final seconds after blowing a 23-point lead to beat the Orlando Magic 104-103 on Thursday night. After...

Hockey: Panarin wins shootout for Jackets

By MITCH STACY AP Sports Writer COLUMBUS — Artemi Panarin scored in the second round of a shootout, and the Columbus Blue Jackets beat the Dallas Stars 2-1 on Thursday night. Joonas Korpisalo had 35 saves for Columbus (26-18-3), which returned from its five-day break after losing...

WITH VIDEO: Woodcarver is ‘privy’ to songwriting, too

By BRENNA GRITEMAN LIFE EDITOR If there is ever a time to pause to appreciate indoor plumbing, it is on these subzero January nights. “It’s a long walk to the outhouse,” after all. That’s the title of Larry Burnett’s...

Rescheduled United Way campaign wrapup slated

United Way of Hancock County will host a campaign wrapup event from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday at The Anvil, 114 E. Main Cross St. The event was postponed from Jan. 12 due to inclement weather. United Way campaign co-chairs Chris and Dina Ostrander, along with campaign cabinet members,...

FFE, Pantasia to perform with BGSU chorus tonight

Findlay First Edition and Pantasia will share their talents in “A Celebration of Music and Arts,” a dynamic show filled with singing, dancing and the sounds of the islands, at 7:30 this evening at the Marathon Center for the Performing Arts. Also performing will be...

Library pajama party set

CAREY — A pajama party will be held at the Dorcas Carey Public Library during “Mother Goose Time,” storytime and “ABC Come Play with Me” at 10 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Children are encouraged to wear their pajamas to the library that day. Bedtime...

Friday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-7 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Zumba Gold, 8:30-9:20 a.m.; Bible study, 9-10:30 a.m., free and open to the public; SilverSneakers classic, 9:30-10:20 a.m.; water exercise class, 10-11 a.m., Birchaven;...

Linda Allyn

NORTH BALTIMORE — Linda Allyn, 70, of North Baltimore, died Wednesday at Birchaven Village. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.

Kathryn Parsell

UPPER SANDUSKY — Kathryn C. Parsell, 86, of Upper Sandusky, died at 2:10 a.m. Thursday at Wyandot Memorial Hospital, Upper Sandusky. Arrangements are pending at Lucas-Batton Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky.

Ruth Cook

KELLER, Texas — Ruth M. Cook, 91, of Keller, Texas, and formerly of Findlay, died Thursday in Keller, Texas. Arrangements are pending at Kirkpatrick-Behnke Funeral Home.