From Kewpee chefs to ‘Things Swallowed’, Allen County has it all

By BRENNA GRITEMAN FAMILY EDITOR This is the last in a series of seven stories exploring the counties that circle Hancock County. Allegedly named for Col. John Allen, who was killed leading his men at the Battle of Frenchtown during the War of 1812, Allen County was created in 1820 and organized in 1831. Its...

Annual golf classic raises funding for Open Arms

Open Arms Domestic Violence and Rape Crisis Services and The LaRiche Family of Dealerships have announced plans for the 2016 Charity Golf Classic, an annual event with proceeds going to Open Arms. The outing will be held Sept. 16 at Red Hawk Run Golf Club in Findlay. Registration and breakfast begin at 8 a.m. with...

Ready. Set. Go! 5K slated

Area residents are invited to walk and run for a good cause as the Owens Community College Findlay-area campus serves as host to the Ready. Set. Go! 5K Run and Walk on Sept. 10. Proceeds will benefit a newly established Emergency Assistance Program, which supports Findlay-area students who encounter an unexpected...

Apothecary history shared

OTTAWA — A free program on vintage apothecary history will be presented at 6 p.m. Sept. 19 at the Putnam County District Library, Ottawa. Susan Wiesehan and Jeanne Caryer, the Black Swamp Medicine Girls, will demonstrate examples of antique medical devices and treatments. There will also be a display of...

Friday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-7 p.m.; breakfast, 7-9 a.m.; coffee bar, 7 a.m.-4 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; cardio mix class, 8:30-9:20 a.m.; Bible study, 9-10:30 a.m.; SilverSneakers classic, 10-10:50 a.m.; lunch, lasagna, 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 11-11:45...

M is for Museum

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF STAFF WRITER A is for Art, B is for Books and C is for Color. That’s how the new book, “Mazza from A to Z,” begins. The alphabet book tells the story of a group of young animal students as they visit the Mazza Museum at the University of Findlay, one letter at a time. The...
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