Fostoria arson suspect ruled competent for trial

FOSTORIA — The last of three suspects in a fatal Fostoria arson fire is set to stand trial Oct. 27 in Seneca County Common Pleas Court. Charles V. Schaeffer, 44, of Fostoria, was found competent to stand trial on Friday. He had pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to...

Weekend: Emokpae opens ‘Music Bach’s’ series at UF

The community is invited to hear accomplished singer-songwriter and guitarist Nelson Emokpae on Friday, Aug. 29 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the University of Findlay’s Alumni Memorial Union atrium. Performing as part of the university’s “Music...

Weekend: Classical music for keyboard and strings

The Full Sound Chamber Group returns to Findlay on Sunday, Sept. 7, with a program featuring “Spring” from “Four Seasons” by Vivaldi, three Fantasy Pieces by Gustav Jensen, and the colorful string quintet by Niels Gade. Organist Karen Joseph will join the...

Weekend: August doesn’t have to be the end of the gardening season

By CATHY GROSSMAN Some people consider August to be the beginning of the end of the gardening season. But your gardens can still have lots of life in them, if they get your continued attention. Gardens can be extended until frost by completing several activities now and continue...

Weekend: Get Out!

Events GREAT TRAIL ARTS & CRAFTS FESTIVAL Aug. 23-24, 30-31 and Sept. 1 The Great Trail Festival is a celebration of American folk art, with contemporary and country crafting. There will be a wide varity of kettle-cooked foods and refreshments, live music and clog dancing,...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By KAITLIN THOMPSON When Danny and Sandy in the movie “Grease” returned to school in the fall, they sang the story of that special someone they had met over the summer. Was it the sun, the sand, or the ocean that caused this young love? Answer: None of the above....

Weekend Doctor

By SHARON COLE, MD Cancer occurs when a cell switches into an uncontrolled growth pattern. A common type of cancer, multiple myeloma, occurs when plasma cells that live inside the bone marrow and make protein grow uncontrolled and make too much protein. Myeloma is diagnosed...

Ottawa’s flood-control plan advances

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer The Maumee Watershed Conservancy District has agreed to begin work on the flood-control plan for the lower Blanchard River and the Village of Ottawa. The conservancy district voted this week to take over leadership of the project at the request of...
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