Local briefs


Veterans recognized with pin and pie

The Wood County Committee on Aging Inc. will honor Wood County veterans 50 years of age and older with a special delivery to their homes. The first 75 veterans registered will receive a velvet poppy pin, yard sign, and a slice of pie delivered on Nov. 7 between 1 and 4 p.m.

If you are a veteran, or know a veteran in Wood County age 50 years and older, call the Programs Department to register at 419-353-5661 or 800-367-4935 or email [email protected]

Registration will be accepted until Oct. 28 or until registration is full.

The pie slices are sponsored by the Rehabilitation Hospital of Northwest Ohio, the yard signs are sponsored by Amada Senior Care, Devoted Health Plans, Hanneman Family Funeral Homes and ProHealth.

Fedor talks to Wood County Dems

The Wood County Democratic Party will meet tonight at 7 at the Simpson Garden Park Building, 1291 Conneaut Ave.

State Sen. Teresa Fedor, who is running for State School Board District Two, which includes Wood County), is the speaker. All are welcome.

Wayne library board meets Oct. 17

WAYNE — The board meeting for Wayne Public Library has changed from Oct. 10 to Oct. 17 at 2 p.m. in the community room.

Business After Hours with BG Pedal Company, Arlyn’s Good Beer

The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce announces a joint Business After Hours on Wednesday from 4:30-6 p.m.. The event will feature the new BG Pedal Company and Arlyn’s Good Beer. It will be held at Arlyn’s Good Beer, located at 520 Hankey Ave.

BG Pedal is a 14-passenger pedal bike. They provide the driver while riders rent the bike for two hours, bring their own beverages, and cruise around Bowling Green making periodic stops during their trip. Reservations can be made at bgpedal.com.

The chamber offers these networking opportunities as a way for businesses build relationships and learn about the progress, changes, and needs in the different industries represented. These events lead to collaboration, mentoring and resources that will foster career development.

Register at bgchamber.net under the events tab, or email [email protected] or call the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce at 419-353-7945.

BG Human Relations Commission meets

The Bowling Green Human Relations Commission will meet on Friday at 8 a.m. in council chamber, third floor of the City Building, 304 N. Church St.

Options to view Candidates Forum

The annual League of Women Voters Candidates Forum will be presented virtually on Sunday. There will be candidates for two races: 6th District Court of Appeals Judge and State Board of Education.

The public is invited to the meeting room at Wood County District Public Library, 251 N. Main St., to view the livestream starting at 2 p.m. Members of League of Women Voters will be available to answer questions and provide copies of the printed Voter Guide.

The forum will be recorded and available at www.lwvbg.org several days after the event.

Those wishing to view the forum live at home need to register in advance at Way Public Library. https://waylibrary.libcal.com/event/9739424.

Student wellness coordinator talks to Exchange Club

Debbie Ondrus, Bowling Green City Schools coordinator of Student Wellness and Community Outreach, will be the speaker at the Exchange Club meeting on Tuesday at noon at Bowling Green Country Club.

Ondrus has been in education for 28 years, serving as a teacher and school counselor. In her counselor position, she takes on a variety of roles focusing on the Ohio Department of Education’s Educating the Whole Child initiatives. Some tasks include organizing district social/emotional learning, developing community partnerships, increasing social and mental health supports, working with students experiencing homelessness and increasing family engagement.

Ondrus will be speaking about the district’s proactive approach to increasing student positive behaviors and a positive school climate.

The public is welcome to attend Exchange Club meetings. Lunch is $13 cash at the door; no reservation necessary. Questions can be directed to Jenny Swope at 419-802-4202.


Kendra and Shawn Davis, a son, Oct. 4, Wood County Hospital.


Tonight: A slight chance of showers before 2 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46. West wind 6 to 10 mph becoming north after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Friday: Partly sunny, with a high near 54. North wind 8 to 10 mph. Patchy frost after 5 a.m. Otherwise, partly cloudy at night, with a low around 35.

Extended: Areas of frost before 9 a.m. Saturday. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 57. Patchy frost after 5 a.m. Otherwise, mostly clear at night, with a low around 36. Areas of frost before 9 a.m. Sunday. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 61. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 40. Mostly sunny Monday, with a high near 63. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 45. Mostly sunny Tuesday, with a high near 68.

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