Local briefs


BG Parks & Rec gives parents a night out

The Bowling Green Parks and Recreation Department is introducing new Parent’s Night Out programming in February and March.

These programs will allow parents to drop their kids off at the Bowling Green Community Center while they enjoy some time for themselves. Children ages 5-12 are invited for fun Friday night of activities, including games, arts and crafts, gym time, funny videos and the Freedom Climber rotating climbing wall.

Registration is limited to the first 20 kids. Parent’s Night Out sessions are scheduled for February 24 and March 10 and 24 from 5-9 p.m. Children should eat dinner before being dropped off for the program. Parents are welcome to send a snack with their child. The program costs $12 per resident child per session and $15 per non-resident child per session. Register at https://buff.ly/3HKAhaR.

For questions or more information, call 419-354-6223 or email at [email protected].

Food distributed in Wayne

WAYNE — The monthly food distribution for the Wayne area will be held Thursday from 9-10 a.m. at the Wayne Fire Hall, 200 N.Center St. The food distribution is for those in the 43466 zip code.

Freedom Twp. special meeting set

PEMBERVILLE — The Freedom Township Trustees will hold a special meeting to issue bonds for the financing of the township office and maintenance building on Wednesday at 8 a.m.

Alzheimer’s program offered

NORTH BALTIMORE — The Alzheimer’s Association Northwest Ohio Chapter is hosting several in-person programs throughout the month of February on a variety of topics, including early warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease and how to respond to challenging dementia-related behaviors.

Understanding Alzheimer’s and Dementia will be from 1-2 p.m. on Friday at Briar Hill Health Campus, 600 Sterling Drive. It is free.

Pre-registration is required at 800-272-3900.

Cinnamon rolls for Mother’s Day

RISINGSUN — Support the Risingsun Fire Department by buying cinnamon rolls for Mother’s Day.

The cost is $5 per roll.

Orders and money are due by May 5. Pickup will be May 14 at the station, 420 Main St.

To order, call or text 419-308-8462.

Financial reports available

The 2022 annual financial reports for the Wood County District Public Library and the North Baltimore Public Library are complete.

They are available to the public at the Bowling Green library, 251 N. Main St. and the village library at 230 N Main St., North Baltimore.

The annual financial report of the South East Ambulance District is complete and available at the office of the fiscal officer, 1968 Mermill Road, Bradner.


Chelsi Grover and Christopher Mercer, a daughter, Feb. 12, Wood County Hospital.


Hazardous weather outlook: Southerly winds may gust as high as 40 mph in Northwest Ohio and in northern Erie County Pennsylvania late tonight. Southwest winds may gust to 45 mph along and west of Interstate 77 during the day on Wednesday.

Tonight: A chance of showers before 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48. Breezy, with a southeast wind 16 to 25 mph, with gusts as high as 41 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%.

Wednesday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 64. Windy, with a southwest wind 22 to 28 mph, with gusts as high as 44 mph. A chance of showers after 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 44. Chance of precipitation is 30%. New precipitation amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Extended: Showers likely Thursday. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 59. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 70%. A chance of rain and snow before 1 a.m. Mostly cloudy at night, with a low around 25. Breezy. Chance of precipitation is 40%. Partly sunny Friday, with a high near 32. Mostly clear at night, with a low around 22. Sunny Saturday, with a high near 43. Breezy. Partly cloudy at night, with a low around 33. Mostly sunny Sunday, with a high near 50. Breezy.

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