Category: Columns

Have Medicare questions?

The open enrollment period for enrolling in your Medicare Plan Coverage for next year ends December 7.  The choices for Medicare insurance plans are numerous and can be confusing. Television ads are flashy...

Sylvania and Springfield Townships Aim to Reduce Falls

In just a few short years, the efforts of the Springfield Township and Sylvania Township fire departments have reduced the number of repeat emergency calls for falls by approximately 80%. Through the combined...

Warren and Yolanda Woodberry: Making Moves that Matter

Two things are very clear when students walk into the Chess Room at Jones Leadership Academy.  One is that Warren and Yolanda Woodberry always show up as the best version of who...

A Silent Predator- A Heart Attack You Didn’t Know You’ve Had

It’s possible to experience a heart attack and not even know it. We’ve all seen those movies, you know the ones, where an actor has a heart attack on screen. They cling...

Toledo GROWs beekeeper retires after Thirteen Years of Hives, Honey and Community Engagement

Since our story was written, Horace Huse has passed on. We honor his commitment to our community and recognize the many people, and bees, whose lives he enriched. He’s a storyteller, a...

A Helping Paw

Sally Richardson loves to help people. Living in the Toledo area all her life, she knew since high school that she wanted to work with children with disabilities. Richardson began working with...

Health Notes

ProMedica president to lead Alzheimer’s Walk The Toledo Regional edition of the 2022 Walk to End Alzheimer’s on Saturday, October 8 in downtown Toledo will be led by Angela Brandt, president of ProMedica...

Suffragette City: National League of Women Voters President to visit Toledo

The name Olive A. Colton may not ring a bell, but the League of Women Voters of Toledo-Lucas County are working to change that. Dr. Deborah Turner, the President of the League of...

Pain at the Pump: How to save on gas

The rising price of gas has been a frequent topic over the last 6 months. Gas prices affect most everyone.  Fortunately, there are steps to take to make it a bit easier...

Monuments, Museums and More Celebrate Area Veterans

“History lives … as a living force that artists help us interpret and that guides the way we think about our current moment,” said Paul Farber of George Washington University. He believes...

MPoetry

Poetry can be direct and achingly real, full of painful confessions and powerful moments of pride. But it can also be wild and magical. In the following poem, see how Star Bowers,...

Fit and Healthy: Stretching

Stretching After a day of gardening, or standing in the kitchen preparing a meal, or running errands, we might feel tight and uncomfortable. Stretching can be helpful at these times. If you do not...





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