Weekend: Get Out!

Events ‘WHERE DID I COME FROM?’ April 12-Nov. 7 The Hayes Presidential Center can help answer the ages-old question of “Where Did I Come From?” Its Learning About Your Past series of genealogy classes provides a guide to finding the answer. Classes are...

Weekend: Make sure kids get out and play away from electronics

By ERICA AUSTIN We are becoming more and more dependent on technology and it is affecting our health, especially our youths’ health. Childhood obesity has nearly tripled in the last 30 years, from 7 percent in 1980 to 18 percent in 2012, according to the Centers for Disease...

Weekend: Mental Health Moment

By KATHY FOUST Does it seem like your partner or friend is always on their phone or another electronic device? If this is a problem in your relationship, you are certainly not alone. The interest and need some people have in keeping up with social media and gaming can be an...

Weekend Doctor

By DR. ANDREW REID Next week is Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Week. This year, more than 55,000 Americans are expected to develop this type of cancer, and 11,500 to die from it. The most important risk factors for oral, head and neck cancers are tobacco, including...

Flood-control plan: $66 million

By DENISE GRANT STAFF WRITER The Army Corps of Engineers released its long-awaited, $9 million flood study of the Blanchard River watershed on Friday, recommending only a 9.6-mile western diversion channel and a levee southeast of Findlay to control flooding at a cost of $65.9...

50 years ago: Palm Sunday tornadoes left devastation

By JEANNIE WILEY WOLF Staff Writer Alfred Heldman still vividly remembers the night 50 years ago when a tornado roared across his farm north of Jenera and his barn cracked, splintered and finally fell down around him. “There was the old wooden beams and there was a light on...

Phone scammers claim to be police officers

The Findlay Police Department warned Friday that elderly citizens have received scam phone calls from individuals claiming to be police officers. The scammers provide the real name and agency of a police officer, police said. This information is likely obtained by researching...

Aller buys Fern Cafe

Fern Cafe, 452 E. Sandusky St., was bought by Findlay businessman Jerry Aller on April 1. Aller bought it from Richard “Gus” Parke. The business had been owned by the Parke family since 1947. Gus Parke’s grandfather, Harry Parke Sr., and father, Harry Parke,...
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