Mazza’s Tales for Tots Returns in a New Way

Tales for Tots is a fun story time at the University of Findlay Mazza Museum, to inspire toddlers and preschoolers, beginning on October 11th at 11am. Gail Lazarczyk, known to past participants as “Story Nana,” will be missed as she has retired, and the Museum will feature a new host for each session this year.

McComb Park Receives an AARP Grant

Park improvements are on the way thanks to an AARP grant of $20,000. Some of the improvements that will take place include: park benches, new water fountains and special needs playground equipment. Councilwoman Carol Cary, who applied for the grant, received thanks from Councilman Dennis Turner. Additionally, the McComb area Heart and Soul will contribute

“The Boot” First Installed at Cory-Rawson

The Hancock County Sheriff’s Office, after over a year of fundraising, is installing “The Boot”, a metal plate placed at the bottom of a classroom door to prevent the door from being opened, protecting students from a shooter. First installed at Cory-Rawson School, there is still a need to raise $152,000, of the $425,000 total

Awakening Minds and Making Art in Leipsic’s New Community Center

Putnam County artists have a new reason to celebrate! On August 5th, the Leipsic Community Center opened Awakening Minds Art’s (AMA) newest satellite studio. Artists of all ages and abilities will find therapeutic and educational art programming to suit their interests such as classes for homeschoolers and toddlers as well as open studio time and

Fused Glass Workshops at Tiffin Art Guild

Tiffin Art Guild offers a variety of workshops including Fused Glass Jewelry, Sculpting & Embossing and Holiday Ornaments. This month’s feature, Fused Glass Sculpting & Embossing, will teach students various techniques to create either a plate, trivet, ornament or suncatcher. No experience is required for this course. Minimum age of 10. Cost includes all project

Kids Can be Bakers in Training with Panera

Do you have a child that is interested in baking? Panera’s Bakers-In-Training program is a great way to introduce kids to kitchen essentials and the fundamentals of baking. In this fun-filled culinary experience, your child will put on their own cotton baking hat and apron and try their hand at bread making. They’ll stretch and

New Hancock Hotel to have a Mancy’s Steakhouse

The newest addition to Findlay’s downtown, Marathon Petroleum Company’s Hancock Hotel, is an eagerly awaited addition to the area. With the opening of the hotel, a new Mancy’s Steakhouse Restaurant will debut as well. This will be the first Mancy’s Group restaurant outside of the Toledo area and will feature a fine dining experience. The

Reineke Purchases Findlay Honda Dealership

The Reineke Family is adding a new Findlay franchise. In June Reineke announced the purchase of Gene Stevens Honda on Bright Road. Per a company news release, the Reineke family is “very excited” to add a Honda franchise to their Northwest Ohio vehicle lineup. The Honda dealership will remain at its current location and Reineke

Just a Touch: Serving Pets & the Owners Who Love Them

Have you ever wished for personalized, in-home vet care for your ailing pet? Now you can bring experienced vet care home with Just a Touch LLC: Animal Hospice and Palliative Care Therapies. Danielle Schloemp, a registered vet technician with over 10 years experience, began Just a Touch to offer in-home vet services to pets suffering

Ultrasound Studio and Children’s Boutique Opens on Main Street

New to Main Street, First Glance Studio & Boutique is an elective ultrasound studio and children’s boutique. Owner, Maribeth Toumazos, an ultrasound technician for 30 years at area hospitals and physician’s offices, offers elective ultrasounds and non-medical keepsake scans (often in 3D), for expecting parents. “My elective ultrasound business has been steadily growing. There isn’t

Touch a Truck returns to Findlay

If your kids have an endless fascination with trucks, emergency vehicles and farm equipment, they’re in for a treat as the Touch a Truck event returns to Findlay. “A kid’s dream day,” a morning event, to be held at the Hancock County Fairgrounds, allows kids (and grownups!) to get hands on with their favorite equipment.