City Mission plans children’s party

City Mission’s annual Birthday Party for Jesus, a Christmas party for children from low-income families, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday in the fellowship hall of St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church, 120 W. Sandusky St., Crawford Street entrance. Children must be...

Dog shooting

The shooting of a dog in Findlay should serve as a reminder of the responsibilities of pet ownership, not just an opportunity to question the police response. There may never be consensus on whether police Capt. Sean Young reacted properly when he shot Chase, a boxer he found to...

Letters to the Editor 12-12-14

VETERAN GOT THE ROYAL TREATMENT My grandson and I went to the Cory-Rawson (boys junior high) basketball game on Monday with Arlington. As we walked in the door I asked a young man where the gym was. He directed me: “Down the hall, sir.” I said, “Thank...

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, breakfast casserole, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., McComb Show Choir performing...

Christmas service information sought

The Courier will publish a listing of Christmas services planned at area churches in its Dec. 20 edition. Congregations wishing to be included in the listing must submit information regarding their holiday services to the newspaper, in writing, no later than Dec. 17. Information...

First Presbyterian to host food pantry

First Presbyterian Church, 2330 S. Main St., will host a mobile food pantry Saturday. Distribution will begin by 8:15 a.m. at the church. The pantry has been funded by First Presbyterian and Chopin Hall, with financial and volunteer assistance from the Findlay Service League. For...

Club schedules meteor viewing

ADA — The Ohio Northern University Astronomy Club will host a public viewing of the Geminid meteor shower from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. today. The annual meteor shower peaks on Saturday. It radiates from the constellation Gemini and produces one of the highest peak rates of all...

Addiction support group making changes for 2015

You’re Not Alone, a support group for families and friends with an addicted loved one, is making changes for the new year. Beginning in January, meetings will be held from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of each month at the ADAMHS office, 428 Carnahan...

Martha Caudill

Martha Gean Caudill, 86, of Bellefontaine, and formerly of Johnson County, Kentucky, died on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014, in Bellefontaine. Local survivors include a daughter, Janie Plummer, Fostoria; a son, Keith of Fostoria; and a sister, Frances Tanner, Vanlue. A funeral was held on...

Alfred Combs

NORTH BALTIMORE — Alfred G. Combs, 80, of North Baltimore, died at 12:55 a.m. Thursday at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green. Arrangements are pending at Smith-Crates Funeral Home, North Baltimore.