Pope Francis names bishop for Diocese of Toledo

Pope Francis named the Most Rev. Daniel E. Thomas as the eighth bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Toledo on Thursday. Thomas has been serving as an auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia since July 26, 2006. He fills the office left vacant by Bishop Leonard P....

Youth flower arranging sessions slated

On-the-spot flower arranging at the Hancock County Junior Fair will be held Saturday in the tent to the south of the Youth Education Building. Juniors, ages 9 to 13, will compete at 2 p.m. and seniors, ages 14-18, will compete at 3 p.m. Children ages 8 and under will be able to...

Benefit planned for cancer patient

A benefit for cancer patient Jason “Spartan” Cramer will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at Uncle Buck and Boudreaux’s, 316 N. Main St. Cramer was recently diagnosed with multiple myeloma. The disease is incurable but medications and treatments can extend his life...

Wednesday calendar

TODAY Senior Center, fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; low impact cardio-toning class, 9-9:40 a.m.; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers classic, 10-10:50 a.m.; water exercise class...

WITH VIDEO: A cautionary tale

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER Once the passenger pigeon was so numerous that, when a flock passed overhead, the sky would darken for hours. By 1914 the bird was extinct. A century later, wildlife conservationists strive to raise awareness of its life and what its extinction might...

On-site registration offered for Komen race

Reineke Ford will host on-site registration Sept. 13 for Findlay’s second annual Susan G. Komen Northwest Ohio Findlay Race for the Cure. Registration will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Reineke dealership at 12000 County Road 99. The registration cost is $20 for...

Suicide support group to meet

The Persons Affected by a Loved one’s Suicide support group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday on the second floor of the Ruse Building at Blanchard Valley Hospital, above the emergency room. The group is professionally facilitated and is free and open to anyone grieving the...

Community Foundation offers training for nonprofits

The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation will be offering a fall learning series to help nonprofit leaders address relevant nonprofit topics. All trainings are free. The foundation seeks to support nonprofits to become self-sufficient entities always ready to meet...
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