Findlay veterans resource center closes its doors

The Military Veterans Resource Center’s Findlay office has closed. The center, which opened in October 2013, provided career-related services. Len Proper, executive director of the Military Veterans Resource Center in Columbus, said in an email the Findlay office has closed...

Fast forward

Mayor Lydia Mihalik, during a briefing for Findlay City Council on the status of our flood-control project, didn’t say it, but she could have. Project funding, at least from the federal government, is dead in the water. While the door is still ajar, the evidence is mounting...

Letters to the Editor 05-27-16

SMELLY TRADE AGREEMENTS President Obama is now visiting Vietnam while pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade agreement involving more than a dozen foreign countries. It is stuck now in cement at Capitol Hill. This trade agreement is not any better than the North American...

Beach concert, ocean rituals herald summer at Jersey shore

SEASIDE HEIGHTS, N.J. (AP) — A free beach concert by Poison frontman and reality TV star Bret Michaels will help kick off the summer season at the Jersey shore. The concert Friday will be accompanied by quirky rituals in which mayors in various beach towns...

Friday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; breakfast, 7-9 a.m.; coffee bar, 7 a.m.-4 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; tone and sculpt, 8:30-9:10 a.m.; Bible study, 9-10:30 a.m.; SilverSneakers classic, 10-10:50 a.m.; water exercise class, 10-11 a.m.,...

Ruth Eier

UPPER SANDUSKY — Ruth A. Eier, 91, of Upper Sandusky, died Thursday at Westbrook Assisted Living, Upper Sandusky. Arrangements are pending at Bringman Clark Funeral Home, Upper Sandusky.

Virginia Vogt

OTTAWA — A funeral for Virginia S. Vogt, 91, of Ottawa, will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Trinity United Methodist Church, Ottawa, the Rev. Lynda Lockwood officiating. Burial will be held at a later date in Harman Cemetery, Gilboa. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8...

Robert Clark

CAREY — A memorial for Robert A. Clark, 69, of Carey, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Stombaugh-Batton Funeral Home, Carey, the Rev. Jim Stauffer officiating. A private graveside service will be held at a later date in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery, Sycamore. Visitation will...

Frances Gottfried

UPPER SANDUSKY — Frances I. Gottfried, 94, of Upper Sandusky, died at 1:10 p.m. Thursday, May 26, 2016, at Fairhaven Community, Upper Sandusky. She married Lewis Jr. Gottfried, and he survives. Also surviving are a daughter, Mrs. Bill (Gloria) Fraley, Pennsylvania; two...

Catharine Rose Shaffer

Catharine Rose Shaffer, 76, of Findlay, passed away at 2:01 a.m. Thursday, May 26, 2016 at Blanchard Valley Hospital. She was born in New York on December 9, 1939 to the late Floyd and Margaret (Spahn) Devore. She married Jerry L. Shaffer and he survives. Also surviving are two...