Britney N. Robbins

3/27/88 — 7/17/16 ‘Don’t grieve for me, for now I’m free!’ MT. CORY — Britney N. Robbins, 28, of Mt. Cory, passed away Sunday, July 17, 2016 at Wyandot Memorial Hospital. She was born on March 27, 1988 in Toledo, OH to James L. and Tonya J....

Aaron Andrew Schwarz

MOUNT BLANCHARD — Aaron Andrew Schwarz, 39, of Mt. Blanchard, peacefully passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016 at Bridge Hospice Care Center surrounded by family. He was born on March 31, 1977 in Pittsburgh, PA to James W. and Carol (Aaron) Schwarz. Aaron married Rebecca Lynn...

David A. Katz

TOLEDO — The flags at the United States District Court, Northern District of Ohio, are being flown at half-staff today in honor of the Honorable David A. Katz who passed away July 26, 2016 after a courageous battle with cancer. His family, friends, colleagues and community...

Woman sentenced in juvenile court

A Findlay woman recently pleaded guilty in Hancock County Juvenile Court to contributing to the unruliness or deliquency of a minor. Kathy Jones pleaded guilty to two first-degree misdemeanor charges for allowing a 13-year-old and 12-year-old to have at least 14 unexcused...

Astronomy topic of HPD day camp

A day camp about astronomy, presented by Hancock Park District staff and volunteers, will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday in “Doc” Phillips Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve. Camp will include a craft, a snack, a hike, interactive activities and nature...

Nighttime sounds topic of program

A children’s program on “nighttime sounds” will be held at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Aug. 8 in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods Nature Preserve. The same program will be offered each time. Children will hear a story and do related activities. The free program...

Thumbs

UP: There’s something missing in many neighborhoods these days: kids playing outside. Much of the reason for that, we suspect, is because so many are inside on their computers or phones playing video games or texting. Perhaps we’ll see more activity now with all the...

Marathon declares larger dividend

Marathon Petroleum Corp. on Wednesday declared a dividend of 36 cents per share on common stock, a 12.5 percent increase from the 32 cents per share dividend paid in the second quarter of 2015. The dividend is payable Sept. 12 to shareholders of record on Aug. 17. “This...

Letters to the Editor 07-28-16

TRUMP IS BARELY REPUBLICAN I wish this were a “hold your nose and vote” situation as so many of our recent presidential elections have been. How did the Republican Party allow its leadership to elevate and then enable someone like Donald Trump, who is barely...

Senators to push for creation of violent offender registry

Two state senators say they have begun work on the creation of a violent offender registry system after the recent murder of a 20-year-old woman in northwestern Ohio. University of Toledo student Sierah Joughin was murdered this month in Fulton County. The man charged with her...