TRECA Digital Academy opens Findlay office

TRECA Digital Academy, a full-time, online school for K-12 students, has opened an office at 1793 Tiffin Avenue in the Market Square Shopping Center. TRECA enrolls over 2,000 students from across the state, and 41 of those students are from Hancock County. Because TRECA is a public school, its services are free to students and

Loyal Customers Never Go Out of Style

Bryant’s Shoes is closing its doors but will still offer shoe repair by appointment only. A loyal customer deserves loyal treatment, according to one of Findlay’s most well-known downtown businesses. For more than 80 years, Bryant’s Shoe Store, located on South Main Street in Findlay, provided quality shoes and repair services to the community. Bryant’s

Teen Homeschool Hangout

Join the Hancock Park District at Oakwoods Nature Preserve’s Discovery Center for a new once-a-month teen homeschool hangout. Each month will feature a different activity centered on science and nature. Teens can use the homeschool hangout to learn and make new friends. Required to be ages 13–19. Participation minimum is four; maximum is 30. A

A Time to Wonder: Godly Play at First Presbyterian Church

Kids wonder about everything and at First Presbyterian Church (FPC) children are invited to wonder about God through a program called Godly Play. This Montessori-based approach encourages children to explore faith through Bible stories and play. “Godly Play lets go of the idea that we need to dumb things down for children. It acknowledges their

School Day Performances Run Through March

The Arts Partnership’s School Day Performance series, which kicked off in October, runs through March. It offers an exciting extension of students’ classroom work that is not only fun, but also is aligned with the Ohio Academic Standards educational objectives in literacy, government, and history. Performances address issue-based topics such as human rights, cultural diversity,

Pet Valu Launches 2018 Calendar Featuring Pet Celebrity from Findlay

Pet Valu, a national specialty retailer of premium pet foods, treats, toys and accessories, launched its 2018 calendar with the help of featured pet celebrities from local Pet Valu stores, including a Florida Red-Bellied Turtle from Hancock County named Toby. Toby was selected by Pet Valu for its 2018 calendar from thousands of customer-submitted pet

Post Board Gaming: Pokémon and Beyond

Open the door at Post Board Gaming (PBG) and you’ll find new worlds brimming with excitement, adventure, competition and fun. The gaming and hobby store features collectible card games such as Pokémon, Magic the Gathering and Yu-Gi-Oh!, as well as unique board and miniature-based strategy games. Owner Gary Hummel opened the store as an opportunity

An inside look at what we’re loving for parents this month

Give your kids a fighting chance against germs with Animal Parade Kids Immune Booster vitamin. These supplements, which specifically support the immune and nutritional needs of children, are packed with vitamins A, C, and E, along with zinc, green tea and olive leaf. Animal Parade Kids supplements are gluten-free, vegetarian, hypoallergenic and made with whole

1,000 Local Students Attending Cooper Tire Manufacturing Experience Event

On October 3rd-6th the Cooper Tire Global Headquarters Campus in Findlay, Ohio participated in the national Dream It. Do It. program and National Manufacturing Day/Month. As part of this effort, Cooper connected with more than 1,000 students through the Cooper Manufacturing Experience. Students moved through a series of interactive stations designed to spark their interest

A Bowling Green Favorite is Making its Way to Findlay

Pizza lovers who make the drive to Bowling Green when craving Campus Pollyeyes Pizza will no longer need to head north.The well-known BG-based pizzaria, known for its famous stuffed breadsticks, opened its doors in Findlay at the end of October. “There are a lot of BGSU alumni here and we have always had great support

Free Learning Sessions for Caregivers

The University of Findlay’s Psychology Program offers Raising Kids Today, a series of free, public health-driven information sessions to help caregivers with raising children. It includes practical information with the latest scientific research. The topics that are discussed are relevant to parents and guardians of children of all ages. The talks, which are held in