Pianist pushes herself out of comfort zone

By MARGARET DWIGGINS Family Editor Mary Johnson is giving herself a 60th birthday present by pushing herself out of her comfort zone. Johnson, of Findlay, who will turn 60 next week, will present a piano recital at 1:30 p.m. today in the sanctuary at St. Michael the Archangel...

‘Bring it up, talk about it’

By MARGARET DWIGGINS Family Editor Kathryn Stockett’s 2009 novel, “The Help,” has been translated into at least 40 languages worldwide and was made into an Academy Award-winning movie in 2011, accomplishments most authors can only dream of. But one of the things...

Extra, extra — it’s Silver Blades showtime!

By MARGARET DWIGGINS Family Editor Another season of the Silver Blades figure skating club ends this weekend, when the club will present “Extra, Extra!” its 39th annual Ice Classics show. For the club’s 88 skaters, the show is the crowning achievement of their hours...

Setting sights on the stars

By MARGARET DWIGGINS Family editor Local fans of the television show “Grey’s Anatomy” will have even more reason to tune in to Thursday’s episode, when Charlotte White of Findlay will have a featured role in an episode titled “Throwing it all...

Life-saving equipment pays off

By MARGARET DWIGGINS Family Editor Pastor Mike McClurg of the Findlay First Church of the Nazarene is used to souls being saved. But having a man’s life saved at the church last week is nothing short of a miracle, he said. On March 2, church member Ron Rook was among a...

UF exploring partnership with Chicago hospital

By MARGARET DWIGGINS Family Editor The University of Findlay’s physical therapy program is entering into a partnership with a Chicago hospital that has great potential to blossom into something beneficial to both parties. On Friday, four staff members from the Chicago...

Bring on the resolutionists

By MARGARET DWIGGINS Family Editor It’s the time of year when most of us are telling ourselves “I’m going to take care of myself better this year than I did last year.” It’s a time that Brent Finlay, CEO of the Findlay Family YMCA, embraces. As the Y...