‘Just get out there and have fun’

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Women in Findlay take their bowling seriously. Many say they are fiercely competitive, even with their friends. Take Pamela Oates and Faye Lane. The two women are friends, but when they bowl against each other, each one wants to win. “Competing...

Acts of kindness are A-OK

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Susann Castore is traveling the state spreading compassion and kindness, two smiley faces at a time. Tuesday, her travels took her to Findlay’s Senior Center. Castore calls herself the “A-OK Lady,” or “Goodwill Ambassador of...

To medicate or not to medicate?

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Those who have undergone joint replacements may find their dentists’ and surgeons’ recommendations contradicting each other. Area professionals say there is generally good communication between them but that patients need to be aware that...

Mom urges young adults to know their family health history

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer A few months after Cassidy Mullins’ death at age 32 from colon cancer, his mother is working to let younger people know that they, too, can indeed be at risk. Sarah Jones said that although colonoscopies are generally recommended at age 50, she...

Blessings for every creeping thing

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Trinity Episcopal Church is inviting the community to a special service Oct. 3 — and not only humans. Cats, dogs and even lizards are welcome for the church’s blessing of the animals. The Celebration of Creation and Blessing of the...

Tuskegee Airmen pilot joins program at airport

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Eighty years after setting a goal to become a pilot, Harold Brown shared his experiences Friday as one of the Tuskegee Airmen, America’s first black military pilots. He spoke to school groups and the media as part of an exhibit that is a...

Transplant means new beginnings for Findlay man

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer After living with diabetes all his life, John Hermiller is now no longer considered a diabetic, thanks to a pancreas and kidney transplant last month. Hermiller, of Findlay, wants to raise awareness of the need for organ donation. The 49-year-old...

Findlay’s first Oktoberfest is going to ‘be a blast’

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Beer, brats and polka dancing are just a few of the things that will be on tap for Findlay’s first Oktoberfest. Oktoberfest will take place from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sept. 26, downtown on Main Street between Main Cross and Sandusky streets. Beer...

A second chance for Emma

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer CAREY — As little Emma Nickerson strives to overcome Krabbe disease, her family is holding a fundraiser this weekend for research to find a cure for other children. Emma, 3, is the daughter of Sarah and Jay Nickerson of Carey. She was diagnosed...

Taking steps for sarcoma

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer ARLINGTON — Cheryl Freed had never heard the word “sarcoma” before she was diagnosed with it. Now she, her husband and others are trying to raise awareness of this rare cancer and will work to raise funds for research this weekend....
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