Panda Express Comes to Findlay

Findlay welcomed a fast casual restaurant serving Chinese food when Panda Express opened its doors in May. Located at 1843 Tiffin Ave., Panda Express offers counter service for in-store guests and a drive-thru for guests on the go. Choices include 13 different entrees served in a one entrée bowl, a two entrée plate or a

Children in Hancock County Can Receive Free Books

One of the reasons children aren’t being read to as much is due to lack of books in the home, and the Literacy Coalition of Hancock County believes they can eliminate that through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library. In 1996, Dolly Parton launched the program to benefit the children of her home county in eastern

First Step Center is one of its kind in Fostoria

The Healthy Family Resource Center, First Step, provides shelter and a safe space for individuals that have been victims of domestic violence and their children. Its programs and services offer the first step to a healthier and meaningful life, such as a 24 hour support line, outreach programs, community involvement and a women’s enrichment series,

Ohio Magazine Recognizes Findlay as One of the Best Hometowns

The 13th annual Ohio’s Best Hometowns issue of Ohio Magazine will be on newsstands by November 3rd and Findlay is one of five cities named as “Best Hometowns” along with Cambridge, Medina, New Albany and Troy. Ohio Magazine solicits nominations and then makes visits across the state, evaluating nominated communities in six categories — community

NAMI’s New Location Offers More Room

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Hancock County recently opened a new facility, located at 306 N. Blanchard St. (adjacent to CVS Pharmacy). The larger facility provides space for all programs, groups and classes to be held under one roof. Their new home is also handicap accessible. NAMI Hancock County offers support, education

September 2018: Our Favorite Things

We Serve. Coffee We Serve. Coffee knows about a quick and healthy treat— smoothies are made to order with fresh ingredients like milk, fruit, veggies and juice. Pleasing for both parents and their kiddos, there are no added sugars or sweeteners, just good natural flavor, and dairy-free options are also available. Smoothies are $4 each

Findlay Jiu-Jitsu Academy Offers New Class For Kids

This summer, Findlay Jiu-Jitsu Academy (FJJA) began offering Brazilian jiu-jitsu (BJJ) for children ages 5 and older. BJJ, like other martial arts, promotes respect, self-discipline, self defense and hard work, and it is an ideal sport for all ages and most abilities. Unlike other martial arts, however, BJJ does not involve lengthy, memorized patterns of

August 2018: Our Favorite Things

An inside look at what we’re loving for parents this month. RooBarb Studios While the weather may still feel like summer, fall sports season is upon us. Is your wardrobe ready? If not, have no fear…RooBarb Studios in downtown Findlay has you covered. From hand-stamped aluminum bangles to customizable charm necklaces, RooBarb can work with

Flag City Clothing Relocates

Flag City Clothing, owned by Nick Moore and Jay Yeater, opened in early 2017 and recently relocated to 521 South Main Street in Findlay. Yeater describes the new location as a “rock solid spot.” “The building is a hidden gem in downtown Findlay and is the perfect mix of old Findlay with modern upgrades,” he

BVHS Miracle Park Undergoes Expansion

The Blanchard Valley Health System’s Miracle Park received a $200,000 expansion to include an additional 2,000 square feet of playground surface for children ages 1 to 4, a pavilion, bleachers, two accessible picnic tables and landscaping in preparation for a National Miracle League All-Star Weekend on September 14-16. In addition to a playground, Miracle Park