Baskets of Care recently delivered its 1,000th “Comfort Bag” to a patient diagnosed with breast cancer. The local nonprofit was founded in 2010 by Gail Cooper to help women and men diagnosed with breast cancer navigate their journeys to physical and emotional wellbeing. The Comfort Bags contain books and other educational materials and comfort-care products including a chocolate bar, a heart-shaped pillow, and a shawl knitted by volunteers. 419-283-9003. basketsofcare.org
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Manhattan’s Pub and Cheer on Adams Street in Uptown opened in December, 2002 and recently celebrated its 15th anniversary. Toledo native, Zach Lahey, the restaurant’s owner and general manager explains, “For almost ten years, it was a major struggle to keep the doors open, to really find our place in the micro-neighborhood (Uptown) that we’re in.”
DEAR MAYO CLINIC,
I’m 62 years old and am having difficulty keeping healthy weight on due to GERD and reflux. I am really confused about what foods and beverages I should avoid, and what foods will not make my reflux act up. What do you recommend mature adults who have this condition avoid, and what healthy food are best for my situation?
A new Lake Erie shipwreck discovery in July, 2015, by the Cleveland Underwater Explorers (CLUE) spurred Toledo’s National Museum of the Great Lakes to raise funding to excavate and investigate the unique find. The discovery attracted national news headlines because, let’s face it, a shipwreck is intriguing.