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Weekend Doctor

By DR. MICHAEL DENIKE Not all heart attacks happen abruptly and dramatically the way we see on the big screen. In fact, most heart attacks start slowly with mild or unclear symptoms. Discomfort in the chest is the most common symptom of heart attacks. Chest pain may feel like...

Weekend: Use phenology, not calendar to determine planting times

By BILL JONES To me, the longer days and the warmth of the sun on my back signals an inner urge to get dirt under my fingernails and to imagine all of the possibilities as I visit the many garden centers in the area. Spring is the season of hope and new life and it makes every...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By DIONNE KINNINGER People with autism spectrum disorders may experience communication difficulties, a reliance on routine, repetitive behaviors, sensory issues, difficulty understanding humor and trouble identifying or expressing emotions. One in 88 children have autism spectrum...

Weekend: Get Out!

Events VENTRILOQUIST LYNN TREFZGER April 24 Bluffton University’s 2013-14 Artist Series will conclude Thursday, April 24, with a performance by ventriloquist Lynn Trefzger in Yoder Recital Hall. For more than 30 years, Trefzger has given life to a trunk full of comical...

West Hardin Street fire destroys shed, burns garage

Findlay firefighters doused a fire that destroyed a shed and damaged a garage Saturday night at 606 W. Hardin St. No injuries were reported. Firefighters arrived on scene at 6:33 p.m. and got the fire under control by 6:40, the department said. Firefighters said the fire was...

Weekend: A mix of music

By MORGAN MANNS STAFF WRITER The Fostoria High School Concert Band is preparing for its spring concert, slated for 4 p.m. April 27 in the Fostoria Junior/Senior High School Performing Arts Center. Director Steve Kauffman said although the concert doesn’t have a theme, it...

Weekend: ‘String Classics’

The University of Findlay Orchestra, conducted by Thomas Carey, will present “String Classics” at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 27, in Winebrenner Theological Seminary, TLB Auditorium. The concert will include music by Mozart, Bach, Johann Strauss, Respighi and others....

Weekend: Kick off Derby week at ‘Melrose Downs’

The Kentucky Derby spawns a number of events around the country during the week that leads up to the big race. This year the Hancock County Agency on Aging will kick off Derby week by conducting the Derby Gala, presented by Lehtomaa Funeral Home, on Saturday, April 26. The third...