Rage, rage go away

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer It’s human nature: that other driver cuts you off and you want to respond with swearing and gesturing. Police, however, recommend you refrain to avoid escalating “road rage” situations. The Findlay Police Department dealt with six...

Bridging the generation gap

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer It may sound implausible, but “twentysomethings” can build strong friendships with those who are three and even four times their age, and find great rewards in doing so. For many, it is a natural byproduct of volunteer work that puts the...

Addiction support group to resume meetings

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer A support group for people struggling with alcoholism, drug addiction and other addictive behaviors will start up again in Findlay on Tuesday. The SMART Recovery program is an alternative to traditional 12-step groups such as Alcoholics Anonymous and...

Putting study into practice

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer A group of Ohio Northern University students set out to hone their public relations skills, but along the way they’re helping to educate the community about housing issues. The five seniors, as part of their public relations capstone project,...

Drug recovery house foes make offer

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Opponents seeking to stop a drug recovery house in an east side Findlay neighborhood want to buy it from the agency that proposed it, as long as the house isn’t moved to another neighborhood without the residents’ permission, according to...

How does your garden grow?

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Karl and Lynn Farwig have learned gardening doesn’t necessarily require soil. The Farwigs, of Findlay, are hydroponic gardeners. The phrase comes from “hydro,” meaning water, and “ponics,” meaning “labor.” In...

WITH VIDEO: Watching the circle of life go ’round

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER Mary may have had a little lamb, but the University of Findlay has dozens — along with kids, calves and piglets. As spring nears, the university’s animal science program is celebrating new arrivals as many of its animals have recently...

Many remain uninsured as enrollment period ends

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Thousands in northwestern Ohio have signed up for Obamacare, but many others remain uninsured as another open enrollment period to buy health insurance ends Sunday. Obamacare, officially known as the Affordable Care Act, is intended to make health...

Satisfying a need to know

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Worried that cancer runs in your family? If the need to know is overwhelming, genetic testing, which allows medical experts to look for certain gene mutations, may be an option. It isn’t recommended for everyone, but for those who need it there...

A little pain, a lot of gain?

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Caughman Health Center pediatrician Dr. Cheryl Huffman recalls telling an 11-year-old patient recently that, while getting shots is upsetting, someday he would thank her and his parents when he did not end up getting a disease. Huffman has found this...