All posts by Laurie Wurth-Pressel

Findlay Superintendent to Step Down

Ed Kurt, superintendent of Findlay City Schools, is stepping down, at the end of July, after 6 years in Findlay, from his position at to return as superintendent of his former school district, Margaretta Local Schools. According to Kurt, the move is in line with his “true priorities of faith, family and then career” as

Sandusky Kalahari Resort is now Sensory Friendly

Kalahari Resorts has made its Sandusky property “Sensory Friendly” with the help of Sensory City, a Boston-based nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families and children with disabilities. Kalahari is certifying its employees in sensory awareness and solutions to help accommodate adults, youth and children with sensory needs such as autism, ADHD, Down syndrome, PTSD, dementia,

Virginia Theatre in North Baltimore Reopens

Thanks to a local entrepreneur, the Virginia Theatre in North Baltimore reopened its doors in February, after closing in 2018 despite its more than 80 year history. Shawn Benjamin, the new owner, was motivated to reopen the theatre by nostalgia and a sense of community. The ticket and concession prices remain extremely reasonable, and the

Community Conversations 2020

The Findlay-Hancock County Community Foundation, in collaboration with the United Way of Hancock County, is hosting Community Conversations 2020, a dialogue with members of the community to determine strengths and weaknesses and a path forward. “We talked with more than 1,000 Hancock County residents in 2017 and we’re hoping to build off of that in

Open Arms in Findlay hosts Fundraiser

“Chefs Take a Stand to End Domestic Violence” is a fundraising and food tasting event being planned to benefit Open Arms in Findlay. It will take place on Friday, April 24, from 5-8pm at the Old Millstream Centre at the Hancock County Fairgrounds. Hancock County’s best home cooks, restaurant chefs and bakers will concoct kid-inspired