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Wednesday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; SilverSneakers Splash, 8:30-9:30 a.m., Birchaven; low-impact cardio toning class, 9-9:40 a.m.; conversation and needlecraft, 9-11 a.m.; SilverSneakers, 10-10:50 a.m.;...

Class to hold birthday celebration

The Findlay High School Class of 1972 will hold a 60th birthday party at noon Saturday at the Benton Ridge Park. Classmates are asked to bring a dish to share, nonalcoholic beverage and a chair. The meal will be served at 2 p.m. If it rains, the gathering will be held in the...

Toddler still a ‘giggly’ girl, despite genetic illness

By SARA ARTHURS Staff Writer Friends and family of 2-year-old Emma Nickerson are working to raise both funds and awareness as the Carey girl undergoes treatment for Krabbe disease in Pittsburgh. A hog roast will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Circle P Ranch, 5419 County Road...

Putnam County Senior Expo planned

OTTAWA — The sixth annual Putnam County Senior Expo will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 8 at Ottawa Elementary School, 123 Putnam Parkway, Ottawa. The event is sponsored by the Meadows of Kalida and Leipsic; Putnam Acres; the Putnam County Council on Aging; Putnam...

Tuesday calendar

TODAY Findlay Senior Center, 339 E. Melrose Ave.; fitness center open, 5 a.m.-9 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-6 p.m.; outdoor pickleball, 8-11 a.m., senior center pavilion; EnhanceFitness, 9-9:50 a.m.; SilverSneakers yoga, 10-10:50 a.m.; blood pressure clinic, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., cafe;...

WITH VIDEO: Curling up with a cat and a good book

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER It isn’t just children who like being read a story. Cats and kittens at the Humane Society and SPCA of Hancock County also seem to be enjoying the experience this summer. The Humane Society has launched a new program called Happy Tales, in which...

Volunteers sought for new mentoring program

Children’s Mentoring Connection is looking for volunteers to participate in its new school-based mentoring programs. Group and one-on-one mentoring will be offered at Jacobs Primary, Bigelow Hill Intermediate, Glenwood Middle School and Cory-Rawson School. Times are...

Preschools earn quality award

The Columbus Grove and Fort Jennings Early Discovery preschool programs, operated through the Putnam County Educational Service Center, have received a Five-Star Step Up To Quality Award from the state of Ohio, the highest such rating given to preschool programs. Participating...
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