Think beyond the jack-o-lantern

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer It’s fun to carve pumpkins this time of year, but the versatile squash can also be baked into tasty treats that are healthy as well. Part of the squash family, the bright orange color of pumpkins says they’re loaded with beta-carotene, an important antioxidant,...

Collections set for holiday care packages

Red Cross volunteers will collect items for care packages which will be distributed to armed forces personnel. Collections will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Trenton Avenue Wal-Mart store, and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 8 at the Tiffin Avenue Wal-Mart store. The packages will be sent to armed...

Bridge Hospice offers holiday program

Bridge Hospice’s Group Star (Special Times Always Remembered) will offer its Holiday Memories program for bereaved children ages 6 through 12. The program allows children to come together with their peers and participate in fun activities that will help them express their feelings and create lasting memories...

Observatory to host Halloween viewing

ADA — The Ohio Northern University Astronomy Club will host a public viewing of “Halloween and the Moon” from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday at the campus observatory. Visitors should be able to observe the moon’s lunar craters, maria and mountains through a telescope eyepiece. A live image will...

Thursday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-8 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; outdoor pickleball, 8-11 a.m.; EnhanceFitness, 8:30-9:20 a.m.; men’s breakfast featuring Bruce Boguski, “Ignite, Get Fired Up,” 8:30-10 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 9:30-10:15 a.m. and...

Teams sought for chili cook-off

BASCOM — The Academic Boosters of Hopewell-Loudon High School will sponsor a chili cook-off and community Jeopardy challenge at 5:30 p.m. Nov. 11 in the school auditeria. Chili will be served from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. Admission is $5 and will include a one-hour magic show presented by Rodney Biggert from 6...
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