Syrians adapt to exile in Jordan's 5-year-old Zaatari camp

AP Photo/Reem Saad ZAATARI REFUGEE CAMP, Jordan (AP) — When life in exile seems unbearable, Alkhedawi al-Nabulsi sometimes seeks solace in memories of home, such as his backyard in a southern Syrian village where his children played in the shade of fig trees. For the last...

AP Exclusive: China accuses outspoken tycoon in US of rape

AP Photo/Andy Wong BEIJING (AP) — Escalating efforts to repatriate one of the ruling Communist Party’s most wanted exiles, Chinese police have opened an investigation on a new allegation, rape, against New York-based billionaire Guo Wengui, who has been releasing what...

New business

Scott Van Wormer is the owner of American Trash Hauling Co., a new Findlay-based company. Garbage does not need to be curbside; American Trash will get it from a designated area. If trash is in containers, they will be placed where they won’t blow away when empty, and...
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Did 'Thelma & Louise' move the needle for female-led films?

AP Photo/Mark Lennihan NEW YORK (AP) — When Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon clasped hands, stepped on the gas and flew over the canyon ridge in that memorable ending to “Thelma & Louise,” many in Hollywood believed they were launching more than that turquoise...

Mets 2, Reds 0

E_Ervin (1). DP_New York 1. LOB_New York 4, Cincinnati 5. 2B_Reyes (21), Flores (17), Plawecki (3), Cozart (21), Votto (26). SB_Reyes (16). CS_Reyes (5). HBP_by Bailey (Reynolds). Umpires_Home, Ryan Blakney; First, Jerry Meals; Second, Ron Kulpa; Third, Chris Conroy. T_2:27....

Montero Takes 1-hitter Into 9th, Mets Beat Reds 2-0

CINCINNATI (AP) — Rafael Montero took a one-hitter into the ninth inning Wednesday night, and the New York Mets held on for a 2-0 victory that extended their dominance over the Cincinnati Reds. Montero (3-9) allowed only Joey Votto’s single through the first eight innings....

Findlay’s love a-‘fair’ with egg rolls

By BRENNA GRITEMAN LIFE EDITOR Amid the funnel cakes and French fries, egg rolls seem a strange hero to emerge at the county fair. And yet on opening day, as its neighboring blooming onion and elephant ear carts sleepily served up a customer here, a customer there, Betran’s...

Luau kicks off United Way campaign

United Way of Hancock County has announced this year’s campaign cabinet and plans for the 2017 campaign kickoff, a public luau featuring a hog roast, live music and cash bar. The luau will be held from 5-9 p.m. Sept. 7 at the Elks Lodge at Northridge. Cost is $15, with...

New NAMI programs help navigate mental illness

BOWLING GREEN — This fall, NAMI Wood County is offering three free classes for families touched by mental illness at the Wood County office, 541 W. Wooster St., Bowling Green. Family-to-Family is a 12-session class taught by trained relatives of individuals living with...

Library programs outline basics of estate planning

A free program titled “Estate Planning Basics” will be held in September at both the Putnam County District Library in Ottawa and the Continental branch. Sessions will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 7 in Ottawa and 6:30 p.m. Sept. 11 in Continental. The speaker is Joseph...