Banned Books Week celebrates freedom to read

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER Classics like “To Kill a Mockingbird” and “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,” contemporary young adult novels like the Harry Potter and Hunger Games series, and even the Bible — these books may not appear at first...

Matthew Sandusky to speak at Open Arms meeting

Matthew Sandusky, the son of Jerry Sandusky, a former assistant football coach at Pennsylvania State University, will be the featured speaker at the annual meeting of Open Arms Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services. The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 20 at Parkview...

Workshop to address care of cancer patients

Clergy, social workers, counselors, nurses, physicians and community health workers are invited to attend a workshop on providing psychosocial and spiritual care to cancer survivors from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Oct.11 in the Marathon Auditorium at Blanchard Valley Hospital, 1900 S. Main...

Red Cross Youth Council to sponsor ‘zombie run’

The Youth Council of the Hancock County American Red Cross will sponsor the Zombie Run for the Red 5K Oct. 18 at Findlay High School’s Cooper Field. Registration will begin at 3 p.m. and the Zombie Run will begin at 6 p.m. Zombies and other spooky surprises will be waiting...

United Way to present update on endowment Oct. 2

United Way of Hancock County and Strategic Investment Advisors will present a United Way endowment update from 7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Oct. 2 at the Findlay Country Club, 1500 Country Club Drive. The free event is open to attorneys, certified public accountants, bankers, financial...

Findlay High School Class of ’59 plans reunion in October

The Findlay High School Class of 1959 will hold its 55th reunion celebration Oct. 10-12. The weekend will kick off with a casual gathering from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 10 at the Fern Cafe. Festivities Oct. 11 will be held at the Findlay Country Club, beginning with registration and...

Support group to meet Thursday

The Persons Affected by a Loved One’s Suicide support group will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday in the waiting room above the emergency department at Blanchard Valley Hospital. The group is free to attend, professionally facilitated and open to anyone grieving the death of a loved...

Fundraiser to benefit Youtheatre

Youtheatre will hold a fundraiser at City Barbecue, 15033 Flag City Drive, all day Monday. Customers who purchase food and present a fundraising form will have 25 percent of their purchase donated to Youtheatre. All money raised will be used for new equipment and for...
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