Minor fire reported at Primrose

Several fire departments responded to a fire at the Primrose Retirement Community, 8580 Marion Township 237, Sunday night, but the blaze was quickly extinguished. The fire was first reported about 9:45 p.m., and radio scanner reports indicated that smoke was filling up parts of...

HPD planning winter camps

The holidays will feature camps, cross country skiing, a pioneer tea and an evening celebration at several Hancock Park District locations. Winter camps will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Dec. 22 and 23 and 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Dec. 29 and 30 in the Discovery Center at Oakwoods. Both...

What name is required on ballots?

Q: When running for office, don’t you have to use your legal married name instead of your maiden name? If not, that’s disrespectful to your husband and his family name. At least use both. — Anonymous. A: A candidate’s name usually appears on the ballot as...

Thanksgiving dinners expected to draw crowds

By ABBEY NICKEL STAFF WRITER The Thanksgiving holiday is usually associated with family and fellowship, but it can be a lonely day for those who may not have anywhere to go, and cooking a big meal can be a tall and sometimes stressful order for some families. Organizations in...

Minor fire reported at Primrose Retirement Center

Several fire departments responded to a fire at the Primrose Retirement Community, 8580 Marion Township 237, Sunday night, but the  blaze was quickly extinguished. The fire was first reported about 9:45 p.m. and scanner reports indicated that smoke was filling up parts of the...
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City’s ‘ugly’ Christmas tree prompts public outcry

In this photo taken on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, residents look on duing the Christmass the tree lighting in Reading, Pa. Reading’s spindly 50-foot spruce drew the ire of residents who said it was ruining their holiday spirit. Now a group led by the city council president is...

Weekend: Findlay Light Opera Company to hold open auditions Dec. 12 and 13

The Findlay Light Opera Company will be holding open auditions for its 2015 season-opening production of “Forever Plaid,” directed by Harry Stockton. When four young singers are killed in a car crash, they posthumously take the stage for one final gig in this goofy...

Weekend: Get Out!

Events AUTUMN TRAIN & NORTH POLE EXPRESS at NWORRP Through Jan. 4 The Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation pumpkin train will run in November every Saturday and Sunday. Come out to the new location at 12505 County 99, Findlay. Pumpkins are available for $2.50 each. The new...

Weekend: Plants add beauty, fragrance to gardens

By BARBARA SHERMAN Every fall, I sit on my back patio observing, appreciating and evaluating my gardens. I especially love the beautiful, fragrant woody ornamentals in my landscape. As I consider these wonderful plants, perhaps you too will discover a place for them in your...