Explore spring galaxies at ONU observatory

ADA — The Ohio Northern University observatory will present “The Galaxies of Spring” from 9-11 p.m. today. Galaxies are a swirling collection of stars, gas, dust and dark matter that are generally difficult to see with telescopes because they are so far away and...

Retired teachers present scholarships at luncheon

The annual Hancock County Retired Teachers Association Scholarship Luncheon will be held at noon April 28 at Salem Cass United Methodist Church, 4699 County Road 236. Five $1,000 scholarships are being awarded to five students who will be entering the education field in college....

Retailers seeking spring farmers market vendors

Tractor Supply Co. is looking for farmers, crafters and artisans to sell their homemade and homegrown goods at its spring farmers market, scheduled for May 13. Those with interests in everything from homemade crafts and candles to baked goods, carvings, flowers and produce are...

FHS Class of 1965 plans birthday party gathering

The Findlay High School Class of 1965 will hold a 70th birthday party the weekend of Sept. 22-24. Friday evening will feature a get-together at the Fern; a dinner and dance Saturday at the Elk’s Club; and a Sunday brunch at the Elk’s Club. Registrations are being sent...

Genealogy session slated

OTTAWA — A Genealogy 101 program will be held from 10 a.m. to noon April 29 at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa. The program will offer strategies to start exploring family history.

Friday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-7 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; Zumba Gold, 8:30-9:20 a.m.; Bible study, 9-10:30 a.m.; SilverSneakers classic, 9:30-10:20 a.m.; water exercise class, 10-11 a.m., Birchaven; SilverSneakers yoga, 10:30-11:15 a.m.;...

Transitional housing gets lasting facelift

By BRENNA GRITEMAN LIFE EDITOR A group of Findlay-Hancock County Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors traded their trademark red coats for toolbelts as they set out on their latest service project. Over a single weekend in March, 25 ambassadors spruced up the City Mission’s...

Volunteers planning a Titanic meal

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF STAFF WRITER More than 100 years after the fact, people are still fascinated by the sinking of the great ocean liner, the Titanic. To commemorate the event, a group of volunteers working to preserve and restore the historic Jones Mansion are planning a...
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