Weekend: Get Out!

Events INDEPENDENCE DAY WEEKEND TRAIN RIDES July 4-5 Come celebrate your independence with a ride on the miniature train at Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation. Train rides will be offered on Saturday and Sunday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Admission: $2 adults and $1 kids 12 and...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By KATHY FOUST Being married for more than 20 years in this day and age is considered a great success, considering 50 percent or more of marriages end in divorce. Many other marriages are still together, but not happy. Young people who are planning to get married often do not...

Weekend Doctor

By DR. THOMAS F. VAIL With everyone enjoying their favorite sports, it is the perfect time to really examine your shoes. Does the athletic shoe you are wearing fit your sport? It’s important to choose the right footwear for your activity. Sneakers made for tennis players...

Corps: Plan isn’t just for big floods

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer It’s not going to take a 100-year flood for the Army Corps of Engineers’ proposed plan for the Blanchard River to make a difference. Officials say once in place, even moderate flooding, like Findlay endured in mid-June, could be lessened...

Using diversion channels goes back to 1800s

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer The Army Corps of Engineers’ recommendation to build diversion channels at both Findlay and Ottawa has met with some public opposition, but the idea of using ditches to control water in northwestern Ohio is nothing new, said Michael Pniewski,...

Traffic restrictions planned for Findlay’s holiday events

Findlay will be restricting traffic on several streets during today’s fireworks show at the Hancock County Fairgrounds, and during the Fourth of July parade on Main Street. Today’s fireworks show will begin at dusk. The event is free. Fairgrounds gates will open at 4...

16 same-sex marriage licenses issued in area counties

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Sixteen marriage licenses have been issued to same-sex couples in Hancock and surrounding counties in the week since the U.S. Supreme Court declared same-sex marriages are legal across the country. Wood County has issued seven marriage licenses to...

Same-sex marriage ruling discussed

Chris Oaks spoke with prominent gay rights attorney Angela Giampolo. Q: Leaders in several states, particularly in the Bible Belt, have said publicly that they will not abide by the Supreme Court’s recent ruling legalizing same-sex marriage. This defiance brings to mind the...
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