Depression ‘very treatable’

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER As it’s increasingly recognized that “postpartum” depression often actually starts during pregnancy, area professionals say help is available. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently recommended screening for depression in...

Art of letter writing not lost

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER It may seem everyone is glued to their smartphones, but the art of letter writing is alive and well in 2016. February is a month in which two challenges promoting letter writing are held, including International Correspondence Writing Month and A...

Experts: Ohio at low risk for Zika virus

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER There have been no confirmed cases of Zika virus in Hancock County. However, Hancock Public Health and local health care providers have been communicating about it. The virus has been spreading throughout the Caribbean, Central America and South...

Findlay native part of ’42nd Street’ tour

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER When “42nd Street” comes to the Stranahan Theater in Toledo this week, it won’t just include sparkly costumes and a feel-good story. It will also give northwestern Ohio residents a chance to see Findlay native Brady Miller on stage....

Imam dispels misconceptions of Islam

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer There are many misunderstandings about Islam, and the way to combat them is through education, said Imam Talal Eid. Imam and director of religious affairs at the Islamic Center of Greater Toledo, Eid gave a talk Thursday at Owens Community College in...

Celebrating Black History Month

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer With education on everything from the Flint, Michigan water crisis to the history of soul food, the Black History Month celebrations at the University of Findlay aim to get students thinking about a variety of issues. People may associate Black...

Toledo Symphony concert to celebrate the Oscars

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER On Friday, the new Marathon Center for the Performing Arts will host its first orchestra performance with “Toledo Symphony Celebrates the Oscars!” The show, nine days before Hollywood’s annual Academy Awards broadcast, will feature...

Learning to make good choices

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER RAWSON — Students at Cory-Rawson High School learned the importance of making good choices while driving as part of an event to celebrate Family, Career and Community Leaders of America Week at the school. Family, Career and Community Leaders of...

Guardians make a difference

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER When an adult has been legally judged incompetent to make their own decisions, a guardian is appointed to care for them. Volunteer guardians are currently being recruited by 50 North, which held a training recently. Probate and Juvenile Court Judge...

Van Buren students celebrate Chinese New Year

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER VAN BUREN — Students at Van Buren middle and high schools learned to make dumplings to celebrate Chinese New Year — just one of many activities in which they are learning Chinese language and culture. Visiting teacher Tracy Wang is...