Weekend: Get Out!

Events AUTUMN TRAIN & NORTH POLE EXPRESS at NWORRP Through Jan. 4 The Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation pumpkin train will run in November every Saturday and Sunday. Come out to the new location at 12505 County 99, Findlay. Pumpkins are available for $2.50 each. The new...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By LINDA BRANWELL A few weeks ago, I noticed the shelves in some stores already filled with holiday decorations, before the trick-or-treaters were able to enjoy their Halloween party. Last week, I got an email announcement promoting “Early Black Friday Deals.” Some...

Weekend: Plants add beauty, fragrance to gardens

By BARBARA SHERMAN Every fall, I sit on my back patio observing, appreciating and evaluating my gardens. I especially love the beautiful, fragrant woody ornamentals in my landscape. As I consider these wonderful plants, perhaps you too will discover a place for them in your...

Weekend Doctor

By THOMAS F. VAIL Peripheral arterial disease occurs when there is a build-up of cholesterol and plaque in the arteries of the lower extremities, causing decreased blood flow to the legs and feet. More than 10 million Americans, most over the age of 50, have peripheral arterial...

Drug treatment centers agree on new approach

By RYAN DUNN Staff Writer Leaders of area drug treatment centers on Friday announced a new, joint approach to fighting opioid abuse. A “recovery-oriented system of care,” to be used by all the centers, will begin with an initial comprehensive screening of a drug user....

Candidates lining up for Findlay races

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER It’s less than three weeks since the last election, but candidates are already lining up for the next one. Incumbents and newcomers are taking out petitions to run for Findlay city offices in the May 5 primary. The filing deadline for the...

Meth ring: Putnam County indicts 12

By RYAN DUNN Staff Writer OTTAWA — A Putnam County grand jury handed up indictments this week against 12 people for their alleged involvement in a methamphetamine ring. The indictments accuse them of working together to purchase and assemble items for manufacturing meth....

Seasonal sign: Red kettles & bell ringers

Chris Oaks spoke with Maj. Herb Carter of the Salvation Army. Q: It used to be there was a single day people could expect to see the red kettles out, but now the launch of the campaign is somewhat staggered. A: That’s true. Many stores have corporate dates that dictate when...
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