All posts by Jeff McGinnis

Cooper to give a lot of tires— small ones— to Toys for Tots

PHOTO: Photo by Gena Okami on Unsplash Findlay’s own Cooper Tire and Rubber Company is going to work overtime to make sure some kids’ Christmases are very merry and bright. The Cooper Tire Foundation, the company’s philanthropic division, has announced it will be donating 10,000 miniature cars, trucks and other toy vehicles to Toys for

A brilliant toy train for the child at heart

One of the Hayes Presidential Library’s most popular annual traditions returns on Saturday, November 28 when The Hayes Train Special, a spectacular model train set featuring an intricate and beautiful Victorian theme, will open for the holidays. Visitors can take in the remarkable detail of the set and actually get a chance to interact with

Not-Too-Spooky Halloween Flicks for the Whole Family

You want to give the kids a taste of October fun without having them see anything too scary? We got you covered. Here are ten great Halloween movies the whole family can enjoy, and where to find them! 1. Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas (1993) – This stop-motion animated classic has been a favorite

Coronavirus Testing and Antibody Testing Sites

As schools share their reopening plans, one of the many questions parents have been asking is about coronavirus testing. Who will pay for the testing if a child is infected at school? Will schools quarantine the class as soon as a kid comes down with symptoms? Or will the school wait until COVID-19 is confirmed?

Toledo Zooing it from home

As winter stubbornly gives way to spring, Glass City families may find themselves missing many of their favorite seasonal destinations at this time of year, the Toledo Zoo among them. Luckily, the Zoo is doing everything it can to give area residents a taste of what they have to offer— a literal taste, in some

AH-HA! Heritage Sylvania program brings history to kids at home

The history-minded experts of Heritage Sylvania are hoping to inspire curious minds to stay curious during the COVID shutdown with a series of projects entitled Camp AH-HA! Short for “At Home History Adventures,” Camp AH-HA is designed to provide families with fun and unique activities to keep young minds engaged and interested in both their