Carey Council member resigns

CAREY — John Green, a Carey councilman since 2012, has resigned his post because of a conflict with a new out-of-town job and council meeting nights, according to The Progressor-Times newspaper. Council is expected to discuss the issue at its 7 p.m. regular meeting Monday....

Involved dads add ‘a lot’ to children’s lives

Chris Oaks spoke with Dr. Kyle Pruett, clinical professor at the Yale Child Study Center, a Sesame Workshop trustee, and co-author of “Partnership Parenting.” Q: “Partnership Parenting” makes the case that a father’s role in the family dynamic is...

‘Classics’ rolled out for big show

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER If you have a car, truck or motorcycle you are proud of and want to show it off, today is the day. “Classic Memories IX,” the annual car show hosted by the Flag City Classics club, will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Owens Community...

‘People want the beach back’

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER As a kid, Dick Taylor remembers a long stretch of sandy beach at East Harbor State Park on the Marblehead Peninsula. In fact, the 2½-mile beach was named “Sandy Beach” before the state bought the property in the 1940s and developed the state...

Transform property into wildlife-friendly area

There is more interest lately in enhancing wildlife habitat for hunting or birding, or trying to restore diminishing native grasses, shrubs and trees to improve the watershed. Habitat is the total environment in which animals exist. It’s their home. It includes essentials...

Quilting group plans meeting

Judy Williamson, a member of the Ohio Star Quilters, will present a trunk show at the group’s June 23 meeting, featuring the many mini-quilts she has made. The meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1701 Tiffin Ave. Show and tell will follow...