Elderly more reluctant to seek help with hunger issues

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Each year, the National Coalition for the Homeless designates the week before Thanksgiving as National Homelessness and Hunger Week. The week is intended to encourage Americans, as they think about what they are thankful for, to also show compassion...

Planning for a meatless feast

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Thanksgiving is perhaps one of the most meat-centric holidays — after all, the celebration centers around the turkey. But those who follow vegetarian or vegan diets say they, too, have found ways to make the holiday special. Stacy Parker, who is...

Would-be authors encouraged to write on

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Interested in creative writing? There are opportunities to learn more this month, with two area libraries hosting events that are hoped to lead patrons to long-term interest in writing. November is National Novel Writing Month, known as...

Looking at 125 years and beyond

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Trinity Lutheran Church will celebrate 125 years in Findlay on Sunday. Becky Noack, part of the anniversary committee and leader of the church’s vision team, and Douglas McKinniss, vice president of the church council, described it as a friendly...

Transportation can be a challenge for non-drivers

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Hancock County residents who don’t drive find themselves getting creative: walking sometimes, asking rides from friends and relying on Hancock Area Transportation Services. Most say they do, indeed, find ways to make it work, but that there are...

Puppets give an old sock new life

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer A “dragosaurus,” a hammerhead shark and the heir to the throne were just a few of the many characters in Jefferson Primary School on Friday. Mel Hatch Douglas, assistant artistic director for Madcap Puppets in Cincinnati, led a workshop at...

Gym members go paleo

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer A shared enthusiasm for a popular diet has led members of a local gym to new friendships and traded meals. Several clients at CrossFit M2 choose to follow a paleo diet to some extent. The name “paleo” refers to the idea that the foods...

Princess for a day

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Girls in Findlay will have a chance to feel like a princess for a day — and raise funds to help other children. A Princess Spa Day will be held Oct. 31, with appointments at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m., at Salem Cass United Methodist Church, 4699 County...

Scoliosis can affect babies, too

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer McCOMB — C.J. Muniz is only 9 months old, but he has already endured a lot and more lies ahead. The McComb boy has infantile scoliosis, a curvature of the spine that has pressed on his internal organs. The baby, the son of Heather and Carl Muniz...

Medicinal marijuana: Are there benefits?

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer As Ohioans decide whether to legalize marijuana, one argument that has been made is that the drug has medical benefits. While several area medical professionals expressed concerns, both sides agree that further study is needed. Faith Oltman,...
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