Weekend: Outrun the pumpkin

Can you run faster than a pumpkin? You are invited to try your luck at the fourth annual Pumpkin Run/Walk on Saturday, Nov. 1 at Riverside Park. Race time for The Pumpkin Run, a fundraiser for the Hancock Youth Leadership program, is 9 a.m. Race day registration is available from...

Weekend: Get Out!

Events PUMPKIN TRAIN Oct. 25 The pumpkin train will run this weekend at the Northwest Ohio Railroad Preservation’s new location. The new location will feature a larger loop of track that will be 1,900 feet. The new site is under construction but will have a large parking...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By LINDA BRANWELL Have you ever found someone complaining that their spouse or loved one never has time for family or friends because they work too hard? Working long hours can be a good thing because it brings great rewards for people, such as bigger paychecks, or...

Weekend Doctor

By DR. SHARON COLE Bladder cancer is very common in the United States, especially in men. The most common symptom is blood in the urine. Risk factors for bladder cancer include cigarette smoking, exposure to chemicals, especially benzene, and chronic inflammation such as with a...

Weekend: Preserve your pumpkins to extend scare time

By SHAWN M. OCHS Long-held, widespread traditions of carving Halloween pumpkins have been overshadowed by commercial painting, or by adhering face shapes to the pumpkin to longer preserve the fall and Halloween spirit. Real, carved pumpkins spoil too quickly, rendering them mushy...

Gunman testifies at murder trial

By RYAN DUNN Staff Writer The man who shot and killed Joe Gutierrez III testified Friday that he armed himself that night shortly after an unidentified man assaulted him. Prosecutors called shooter Ralph Harris III to testify during the murder trial of his co-defendant, Montre...

City may resume leaf pickup in ’15

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER Findlay may resume leaf pickup services in the fall of 2015, city officials say. The last time city workers picked up leaves was 2008. Volunteers have collected leaves in the years since. Officials are currently looking at the options, Safety-Service...

Putnam County agency seeks funding increase

By RYAN DUNN Staff Writer OTTAWA — A Putnam County treatment agency is returning to voters with an increased levy request. The Putnam County Mental Health, Alcohol and Drug Addiction Recovery Board is asking voters to renew a five-year, 0.3-mill levy on Nov. 4, and to...
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