Tag Archives: Columns

What To Do About Bullies

Bullying in the schoolyard isn’t new. But parents today have to worry about kids being bullied online, too. In the past year, many communities and schools report an increase in the number of incidents in which children are harassed because of gender, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation or political point of view. According to Stopbullying.gov, 49

Renz Salanga Changes His Perspective

Where Are You From?/What Brought You to Findlay? Renz Salanga moved to the Findlay area when he was 14 years old. Salanga came to the city to join his parents and siblings who were already here to help care for an ill grandparent who was living in Lima, Ohio. His initial reaction was, “There aren’t

New Guidelines for Fruit Juice

Juicing may be the new trend, but according to the American Academy of Pediatrics, fruit juice should not be given to babies during their first year of life. For the past sixteen years the AAP has recommended no fruit juice before the age of six months, but they have lengthened that time frame to one

Working up a major sweat at the Findlay Family YMCA

Indoor group cycling classes have been popular in gyms across the country since the late 1990s. Today these classes continue to attract loyal enthusiasts who can’t seem to get enough. Sue Pasche has been teaching group cycling for 15 years and encourages anyone who has not yet tried it to come and see what the

Winter is Around the Corner

Winter is coming. This is not the winter of “Game of Thrones” with dragons and other mythical creatures. This is the winter that comes every year, and it brings with it a beast of another kind, that affects school days. Winter is coming – to northwest Ohio. And I dread it every year. I am

Zontians Are Raising Awareness

Zonta is an international organization that empowers women and girls by improving educational opportunities and working to put an end to human trafficking and domestic violence. The days between November 25— The International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women— and December 10— Human Rights Day— are observed by Zontians during a campaign, 16