All posts by Erin Holden

Candy for Cash

Kids usually end up with way more candy than they have any business eating. Dr. Jon Frankel of Frankel Dentistry knows about the troubles this overconsumption of sweets can cause. “Visiting your dentist twice a year and brushing daily are preventative measures,” he says, “but doing away with excess sweets all together will really give your

Why Your Child Should Attend A Rated Child Care Program

Sixty percent of child care programs in the Toledo area are currently Step Up to Quality star rated. Why is it so important to select a rated program for your child? Programs that are star rated show higher quality classroom practices compared to programs that are not star rated. There is also a strong correlation

Blissfield School Teacher Leads Fundraiser for Therapy Dog

4th grader Devin Palacios is a student at Blissfield Elementary and, with the help of his teacher Nicole Lundquist, he finally has the best friend he’s been waiting for— his therapy dog. As a student with autism, ADHD and anxiety, Devin had been in need of a therapy dog for quite some time. With the

Scholarships Available for Disabled Students through The Ability Center

In a partnership between The Ability Center (ACT) and the Auxiliary to ACT, there will be a new college scholarship opportunity for students with disabilities. Interested students can find the application online, along with guidelines, some of which include a 3.0 GPA, community service activities, living in the listed counties, being enrolled in a post-secondary

Historical Organizations Merge to Create Heritage Sylvania

After a unanimous vote, the new merger called Heritage Sylvania became official on January 1, combining three historical organizations: The Sylvania Area Historical Society, The Friends of the Lathrop House, and the Sylvania Historical Village. The three organizations decided to join forces rather than compete because many visitors associated them as one entity already. Through