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Birthplace Of Pro Football Planning For NFL’s Centennial

CANTON, Ohio (AP) — Organizers in Ohio are beginning to plan for the NFL Centennial Celebration in two years. Officials in Canton haven’t yet announced any of the events for the weeklong celebration in the city that’s the birthplace of the NFL. But Pro Football Hall...

Wright-Patterson Gets New Air Base Commander

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton says a six-time military commander will become its next installation commander. Col. Thomas Sherman will take over the top leadership post at the 88th Air Base Wing in June. He replaces Col. Bradley McDonald who is...

Blue Jackets-Capitals Sums

First Period_1, Washington, Beagle 1 (Jerabek, Orpik), 2:12. 2, Washington, Ovechkin 1 (Carlson, Oshie), 13:26 (pp). 3, Columbus, Atkinson 1 (Foligno), 18:25. Penalties_Jerabek, WSH, (delay of game), 5:46; Atkinson, CBJ, (interference), 12:07; Kuznetsov, WSH, (slashing), 16:05;...

Calvert Scores In OT, Blue Jackets Up 2-0 On Caps In Series

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sergei Bobrovsky made 54 saves, Matt Calvert scored the winner 12:22 into overtime and the Columbus Blue Jackets overcame two goals from Alex Ovechkin beat the Washington Capitals 5-4 in Game 2 on Sunday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round playoff...

Miami University To Give Early Copies Of Wil Haygood’s Book

OXFORD, Ohio (AP) — Miami University will be handing out early copies of a Pulitzer Prize-nominated author Wil Haygood’s newest work to students who will hear him speak at the college’s 2018 convocation. Students will receive copies of “Tigerland: The Miracle on...

Linesman Barton Leaves Jackets-Capitals Game With Injury

WASHINGTON (AP) — A linesman injured his left knee and was helped off the ice in Game 2 of the first-round playoff series between the Columbus Blue Jackets and Washington Capitals. Steve Barton collapsed to the ice after his left skate knocked into a skate of Columbus forward...

ECHL At A Glance

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SAIDO Learning brings hope for Alzheimer’s patients

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF STAFF WRITER FOSTORIA — A program that uses simple arithmetic, writing and reading exercises to slow the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias is being offered at Good Shepherd Home in Fostoria. Called SAIDO Learning, this cognitive...

McComb Lions Club names 2018 Citizen of the Year

McCOMB — The McComb Lions Club has named Jane Schaffner its 2018 Citizen of the Year. Schaffner has been director of the McComb Public Library since 2006 and is currently working on the Ohio Memory Project, funded with a grant received by the library. The club also honored...

5K run, walk event aids Rett sydrome research

NORTH BALTIMORE — A run and walk to benefit the International Rett Syndrome Foundation is scheduled for May 6 at E.A. Powell Elementary School, 500 N. Main St., North Baltimore. Rett syndrome is a disorder of the nervous system. The run/walk will support research and...