Findlay Komen race dedicated ‘In Memory Of’ Schroeder

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Beverly Schroeder was many things: a dedicated nurse, an animal lover and an advocate for others going through health struggles. But her most important role was Mom. “She was an extraordinary mother,” said her daughter, Tara Schroeder. The...

Ohio doctors adjust to new opioid prescription rules

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER Ohio has new rules about prescribing opioids for acute pain. The rules, which went into effect Aug. 31, state that no more than seven days of opioids can be prescribed for acute pain for adults, and no more than five days for minors, and only with a...

Lending a helping hand in times of need: Red Cross volunteers helping with hurricane recovery

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER “Semper Gumby: Always Flexible” is the unofficial motto of the Red Cross disaster relief efforts, American Red Cross North Central Ohio Chapter Executive Director Todd James said. Flexibility is a necessity, as the situations change...

Gyms join forces to make workouts ‘more fun’

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER They could see each other as the competition — but instead, five area fitness establishments are joining forces to encourage people to get fit, no matter how and where they do it. Anytime Fitness, CrossFit M2, Downtown Yoga, Hot Yoga Findlay and...

Why don’t people take their pills?

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER Be honest: Do you take all your medications as prescribed? A lot of people don’t. Some don’t fill the prescription at all. But while it’s fairly common, it’s also dangerous. University of Findlay College of Pharmacy professor...

In recovery, find what works and ‘rock that’

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER It’s Recovery Month, and people in Findlay will be celebrating at the community’s third annual Recovery March on Saturday. The U.S. Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration sponsors Recovery Month each September to...

Religious leaders plan for the next 500 years

  By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER This is the second of two local stories talking with religious leaders about the Reformation. The first article ran last Saturday, Aug. 26, and focused on Catholic and Lutheran leaders reflecting on 500 years of division, and their commitment...

Nonprofits, merchants building bonds in the Merchants Building

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER You may come to the fair for the rides, the animals and — of course — the food. But while you’re there, you can also learn about many community organizations, quite a few of them nonprofits. An eclectic array have booths at the Merchants Building....

New support group addresses impacts of past trauma

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER A new support group is available for people who have survived trauma. SELF, which stands for Safety, Emotion, Loss, Future, meets twice a month at Focus on Friends, 509 W. Trenton Ave. The next meeting is 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Doak Clements, who...

‘We both believe that there is only one church’

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER On Oct. 31, 1517, the monk and theologian Martin Luther posted his “95 Theses” to the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany, protesting the Roman Catholic Church’s practice of asking payment or “indulgences” for...