Weekend Doctor

By CATIE WOLF, OTD, OTR/L Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a condition in the hand and wrist where a nerve is being compressed or pinched. This condition results in numbness and tingling typically felt on the palm side of your hand. The area between the wrist and hand is bound with...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By JAMIE WILKINSON-FRANKS I’ve received numerous questions over the past few weeks about suicide among youth. “Are the indicators different from adults? What warning signs should I look for in my child? How can I help my child if I’m concerned?” According...

Weekend: Not all carbohydrates are created equal

By ANDREW AKHAPHONG Carbohydrates are misunderstood on whether they are good or bad for your health. Many individuals often restrict their carbohydrates, as it is viewed as the evildoer of weight gain. This is true to some point as the sweetness we crave causes us to eat more of...

Hite outspends opponents, makes $50,000 donation

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER State Sen. Cliff Hite, R-Findlay, is outspending his two challengers in the Republican primary, but he’s contributing even more to the campaigns of other Ohio Senate candidates. Hite is opposed by Corey Shankleton, of Kunkle, and Milo Schaffner,...

Findlay City Schools asking voters to make 5.9-mill levy permanent

By MAX FILBY STAFF WRITER If voters renew a 5.9-mill operating levy for Findlay City Schools in May, they’ll never be asked to renew it again. That’s because the levy is up for renewal on a continuing basis, meaning it will last forever, as opposed to the five-year...

Dunkirk library seeks operating levy

By RYAN DUNN staff writer KENTON — Library officials are asking voters in northern Hardin County to approve a levy May 6 that would fund additional hours of operation and new books. The top priority is to expand hours at the Hardin Northern Public Library in Dunkirk,...

VB Schools hosting open house about bond issue

VAN BUREN — Van Buren Schools will hold another open house about the district’s request for a $29.3 million bond issue. The bond issue is on the May 6 ballot. If approved, the 37-year, 6.9-mill tax package would pay for building 37 new classrooms and a new gym at the...

More people recognize benefits of DNA testing

Chris Oaks spoke with Dr. Emily Conley of 23andMe, a private, commercial genetic testing company. Q: Friday, April 25, was designated DNA Day to commemorate the completion of the human genome project in 2003. Your company recently commissioned a survey to find out how much...
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