Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By LINDA J. STOCKTON Control is a word that has appeared in no less than 45 articles since the inception of “Mental Health Moments,” suggesting it’s a pretty important concept. One way of expressing a person’s orientation along a continuum of control is to...

Weekend Doctor

By DR. SHARON COLE The pancreas is a thin, flimsy organ in the abdomen that makes digestive enzymes. Cancer of the pancreas is more common than realized. In fact, it is the fourth most-common cause of cancer-related death in the United States. It is seen most often in the seventh...

Findlay, county students to get smoke alarms

Elementary school students in Findlay and Hancock County districts will be receiving free smoke alarms and batteries starting Monday as part of the Project S.A.F.E. program. Last year, 2,500 smoke alarms were given to elementary students in the Findlay City Schools, and this...

Army Corps’ flood-control plan: Comments show public concern

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer When the Army Corps of Engineers asked for comments on preliminary flood-control plans in December 2012, the Boy Scouts of America raised the first formal concern. Scout officials worried about a plan for a water detention dam on Eagle Creek, just...

Supreme Court justice gives Hancock GOP a pep talk

By DENISE GRANT Staff Writer Ohio Supreme Court Justice Sharon Kennedy gave the Hancock County GOP a star-spangled pep talk Friday, warning Republicans to get to the polls Nov. 4, but it was her intensely personal testimony about her family’s struggle with mental illness...

State releases safety study for Ohio 53

By JIM MAURER STAFF WRITER TIFFIN — A safety study of Ohio 53 in Seneca County is calling for traffic signal upgrades, additional signs, reduction of access points, road resurfacing, and flattening portions of the road. A nearly 54-mile safety study of the state route from...

Enteroviruses ‘circulating all the time’

Chris Oaks spoke with Barb Wilhelm, deputy commissioner of the Findlay Department of Health. Q: The outbreak of enterovirus D-68 is still in the news and we’re hearing reports now that some infected children have developed paralysis. Does that mean this is a more dangerous...

1-vehicle crash injures city teen

A teenage Findlay girl was hospitalized Friday after the pickup she was driving crashed into a utility pole. Madison Essinger, 16, was driving on Hancock County 216 in Allen Township, according to sheriff’s Deputy Steven Lowery, when she attempted to turn left onto Hancock...
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