Volunteer sent to Texas to aid with disaster relief

American Red Cross volunteer Holly Blaine, of Findlay, deployed to Texas Thursday to assist in the Red Cross relief efforts following recent severe weather. Blaine will serve as a casework service associate in Houston, joining five other volunteers from the Ohio Buckeye Region currently sent to help in the Red...

New support program started for heroin addicts

A new 12-step program for heroin addicts will begin meeting Friday. Heroin Anonymous will meet at 5:30 p.m. every Friday at Focus on Friends, 509 W. Trenton Ave. “Dusty W.,” one of the group’s facilitators, said meetings will run in the same format as Alcoholics Anonymous or Narcotics Anonymous,...

Author to visit library

PANDORA — Pandora author Lloyd Harnishfeger will visit the Pandora branch library at 6 p.m. July 13. The author of 10 books and numerous articles, Harnishfeger is a retired public school teacher who collects and studies the artifacts of early Americans, including many found in the Riley Creek/Blanchard River...

Motorcycle run postponed until August

The Jolene Mintey Motorcycle Run for breast cancer awareness scheduled today has been postponed due to anticipated bad weather. The sixth annual event has been rescheduled for Aug. 8. The run begins at the Moose Lodge, 1028 W. Main Cross St. Registration will be open from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., followed by the...

Feeding the soul with art and music

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer The halls of Sunrise Senior Living have been filled with the strains of patriotic songs and hymns the past few weeks, thanks to veteran actor-director Alan Bomar Jones. The Dayton man is serving as the artist-in-residence at the senior care facility through a pilot program with...

NAMI office to move to Family Center

At its annual meeting, held June 22, the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Hancock County announced its plans to move into the Family Center, at 1800 N. Blanchard St., suite 127. The office will be closed Wednesday and Thursday during the move. It was also announced that the executive director’s...
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