City Mission launching major expansion project

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER After almost three years of fundraising, the City Mission of Findlay is breaking ground this week on an expansion project to provide more space for the homeless. The cost of construction, which will nearly double the current building’s size, is...

Bonnie J. Drew

LEIPSIC — Bonnie J. Drew, 76, of Leipsic, died at 1:37 a.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015 at The Meadows of Leipsic. She was born December 6, 1938 in West Leipsic to the late Marion and Ada (Bennett) Dickey. On December 29, 1956 she married Melvin Drew, who preceded her in death...

Georgia Duncan

UPPER SANDUSKY — A memorial service for Georgia Duncan, 81, of Upper Sandusky, will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday at Bringman Clark Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky, the Rev. Gary Stumbo officiating. Mrs. Duncan died at 4 a.m. Sunday, May 3, 2015 at Marion General Hospital. She...

Margaret Shaver

FOSTORIA — A funeral for Margaret L. Shaver, 99, of Fostoria, will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Mann-Hare-Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria, with Chaplain Barry Belnap officiating. Burial will be in Scott Trinity Cemetery, near Risingsun. Visitation will be held for two...

Mary Lou Blosser

JENERA — Mary Lou Blosser, 81, passed away May 4, 2015 at 2:57 a.m. at Blanchard Valley Hospital, Findlay. Mary was born August 29, 1933 in Findlay. She was raised by the late Edgar and Maude (Pore) Marquart. On June 15, 1952 she married Marlin Blosser who preceded her in...

Irvin N. Kline

HOYTVILLE — Irvin N. Kline, age 85, of Hoytville, died Sunday, May 3, 2015 at his residence. He was born on April 10, 1930 in Deshler, Ohio to the late Lee and Bessie (Penrod) Kline. On January 17, 1968 he married Mary Jo Self who preceded him in death on November 23, 2013....

Kupferberg returning as FHS principal

By ABBEY NICKEL Staff Writer Two top administrators in the Findlay City School District will have new jobs next school year. Assistant Superintendent Craig Kupferberg will become the high school principal, and current high school Principal Victoria Swartz will become director of...

Walter D. Shindeldecker

Walter D. Shindeldecker, 90, of Findlay, died at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Birchaven Village. He was born on December 2, 1924, in Rockford, OH to the late Eugene and Anna (High) Shindeldecker. He married the love of his life Audrey E. Stuttler on October 23, 1945, and...

Rose, Gasol Pace Bulls To 99-92 Win Over Cavs In Game 1

CLEVELAND (AP) — Derrick Rose scored 25 points and Pau Gasol added 21, leading the Chicago Bulls to a 99-92 victory over the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference semifinals on Monday night. Looking like the MVP he was before being slowed by knee...

Ohio Lawmakers Forward E-school Attendance Allegations

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — State lawmakers in Ohio have referred allegations to authorities that an online charter school failed to dis-enroll hundreds of chronically truant students in order to pad its rolls. Ohio Virtual Academy, which serves about 13,000 students statewide, says it...