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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...

Bookmark design contest held

The Putnam County District Library will celebrate Children’s Book Week April 30 through May 6 with a design-a-bookmark contest. The event is being held in preparation for Summer Reading 2018, “Libraries Rock.” Entry forms are available at Putnam County schools...

Letters to the Editor 04-16-2018

WHERE WE WERE WHEN Try to imagine what it would be like to be on a jury here, evaluating all the views expressed in The Courier. What interests me most are the views on facts or interpretations of these I haven’t heard before, causing me to see some situation anew. While...

Monday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-8 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; cardio energizer, 8:30-9:15 a.m.; SilverSneakers classic, 9:30-10:20 a.m.; community bingo with prizes, 9:30 a.m.; art class:...

Geraldine Adams

DESHLER — Geraldine Adams, 80, of Deshler, died Sunday. Arrangements are pending at Hartley-Hanneman Funeral Home, McComb.

Prep softball: North Baltimore pounds Ridgemont

MOUNT VICTORY — North Baltimore jumped on Ridgemont for six runs in the first inning before adding six more in the fourth on its way to a 15-5 five-inning nonconference softball win over the Gophers on Saturday. Katelyn Weinandy got the win for the Tigers (6-1) and she...

Prep track: Prep track: H-L’s St. Clair third at Edison

MILAN — Hopewell-Loudon’s Logan St. Clair was third in the boys 110-meter high hurdles to lead area runners at Saturday’s Edison Invitational. The host Chargers outscored Huron 128-89 for the boys team title. Tiffin Calvert (22 points) was 10th and...

Richard Bibler

Richard Dean Bibler, 81, of Findlay, died at 7:55 a.m. Sunday at Mercy St. Vincent Medical Center, Toledo. Arrangements are pending at Coldren-Crates Funeral Home.