Schools to be supplied with emergency clothing

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Children who come to school without something they need, like socks, or who make a mess and need a change of clothes, will soon be able to get clothing out of a Kiwanis Closet. The project of Kiwanis Club of Findlay will supply each of the 16...

Education, equity and societal change

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER The American Association of University Women, Findlay branch, celebrates its 65th anniversary today. The branch was chartered in March 1950, although plans began in 1948. The charter president was Alice Noble. Current branch president Gillian...

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...