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7 more bodies recovered from AirAsia crash, 16 total

A relative weeps during the handover of the body of Hayati Lutfiah, one of the victims of AirAsia Flight 8501, to her family at the police hospital in Surabaya, East Java, Indonesia, Thursday, Jan. 1, 2015. Searchers were racing “against time and weather” Thursday to...

Columbus Reports Rising Flu Hospitalizations

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Columbus has seen the largest number of flu hospitalizations in a week since the city started recording them in 2009, according to public health officials. The news comes as unusually high numbers of flu sweep the state, with some hospitals urging people to...

Urbanski’s term on council renewed

Gov. John R. Kasich has reappointed John T. Urbanski, of Findlay, to the Ohio Advisory Council on Aging. Urbanski’s term will end in November 2017.

Friday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; ball toning, 8:30-9:15 a.m.; Bible study, 9-10:30 a.m.; SilverSneakers, 9:30-10:20 a.m.; lunch, grilled brats and sauerkraut, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; sequence and cards, 1-4...

Letters to the Editor 01-02-15

KIND ACT WILL BE PAID BACK On Dec. 23, a lunch break to Wendy’s on Trenton Avenue was a pleasant surprise to me. Through the drive, I placed an order and drove up to pay for my order. But the clerk at the window told me the person in the van ahead had paid for me and had...

Thumbs

DOWN: Emergency rooms in Findlay and Bluffton, like those elsewhere in Ohio, experienced a troubling spike in confirmed flu cases in December. During the week of Dec. 14-20 there were 935 statewide hospitalizations due to the flu. The most hospitalizations in any one week the...

Vincent Nye

NEW RIEGEL — Vincent J. Nye, 90, of New Riegel, died Thursday at Good Shepherd Home, Fostoria. Arrangements are pending at Hoening Funeral Home, Fostoria.

Helen Diller

PANDORA — A funeral for Helen L. Diller, 89, of Pandora, formerly of Vaughnsville, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Ebenezer Mennonite Church, Bluffton, the Rev. Roger Ford officiating. Burial will be private. Visitation will be held from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. today at...

Jacqueline S. Rush

A memorial for Jacqueline S. Rush, 83, of Findlay, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Grace Bible Church, Lucas. Mrs. Rush died Friday, Dec. 26, 2014, at Bridge Hospice Care Center. She married Gilbert Rush and he preceded her in death. Surviving are her sons, Stephen (Carole)...

Ilda Bassett

Ilda M. Bassett, 96, of Bluffton, died at 2:30 a.m. Wednesday at Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.