Waterville restaurant Chowder’s ‘N Moor celebrating 12th anniversary

By Matthew Kent

Chowder’s ‘N Moor opened its doors 12 years ago and since then, the Waterville restaurant has become known for the variety of soups and other food items it offers. The business is owned by Tina and Tom Kuron and will …

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Downsizing the home: tips for seniors and family caregivers

By John Baldwin FLT News Columnist -The Civil War sword. First-edition books. The vintage jewelry. Truckstop plates from all 50 states. Grandpa’s farm tools. Grandma’s china set. Heirlooms or have-to-go’s? It all depends on your point of view.

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Metamora State Bank celebrates 70th anniversary in July

By FLTN Staff

MSB first opened its doors in Metamora, Ohio, on July 1, 1944. Originally owned and operated by a husband and wife team with a financial base of only $1.5 million, it now has branches in both Sylvania and Metamora, a staff of 20 employees and assets in excess of $63 million. The bank has always remained true to its mission: to provide a safe, secure, competitive source of financial services to the residents of its market area. It is one of the few independent, locally owned community banks left in the area.

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Bringing the farm to market at Lievens Market and Outdoor Living

By Chris Galford

This is Chad’s third season at this Perrysburg locale, a property purchased (with the help and mentorship of a friend) when its previous owners—the Mosers—retired in 2013. It has since grown into a collection of items from the farm. Not only do they sell produce—both produce Chad’s family and other local farmers have grown—but also offer gifts, seasonal garden plants and a mini petting zoo for children. Camel rides included on the weekends.

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Swanton restaurant Barron’s Cafe offers patrons variety of meals

By Matthew Kent

“We have lunch specials everyday Monday through Friday and then we have a monthly special … and a beer of the month,” he said.

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Help elderly loved ones avoid financial abuse

By Lori Cannon FLT News Columnist – It’s unfortunate, but true: The elderly population may be the most vulnerable group in our society. In fact, in an effort to call attention to the problems of physical, emotional and financial abuse of the elderly, the United Nations has designated June 15 as World Elder Abuse Awareness Day. If you have older parents, or even grandparents, can you do anything to help prevent them from being victimized, especially with regard to their finances?

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So Now celebrated Define Your Own Destiny launch

By FLTN Staff

Jennifer Wenzke recently welcomed a large group to help her celebrate the start of her new speaking business, Define Your Own Destiny (DYOD), on Friday, June 13, at the Stone Oak Country Club in Holland, Ohio. With her was speaker …

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Nurturing the expectant couple

By Cindy Vincent FLT News Columnist – During pregnancy, a woman’s body is changed and challenged in so many ways—accompanying the physical changes in her body, comes new emotions and feelings.

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Answers to a child’s questions about death

By Megan Coyle-Stamos FLT News Columnist – Summer is here! Kids out of school, busy days, time is flying by! I have been asked many times by parents how to answer their children’s questions about the death of their loved one. These answers are meant to help young children cope in healthy, intelligent ways with the shock of a loved one’s death. Here are some of the most common concerns and questions.

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Clarisonic Smart Profile now available at Mitchell Dermatology in Perrysburg

By Wendy Cornett

“A common misconception is that this is an exfoliating device for sloughing off dead skin. It does so much more than that,” explained Betty Jane Rahn, director of marketing for Mitchell Dermatology. “It flushes the pores as it cleans them, so you actually get better penetration with your cleansing product. Your product will be more effective and last longer. Your skin is going to look healthier, and you’re saving money on products.”

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All the flavors and fun, too, with the grand re-opening of Maumee’s Cold Stone Creamery

By Chris Galford

“This is ice cream; this is fun; this is a vacation from what you’re doing for a few moments. From the moment you enter our store your entire experience from how you’re greeted, to how you are served, to the quality of the product you enjoy should have you feeling better about your day! That’s my expertise. I want people to have fun and I build a team to help deliver the experience our customers expect from Cold Stone!” said Paul.

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Historic Eastwood Theater reborn as site for Cornerstone Church and family-friendly movies

By Wendy Cornett

“We now have a state-of-the-art digital projector. The sound is amazing; the picture quality is amazing, and we have a full concession stand,” explained Josh Harnegie, who oversees community relations and outreach for the Eastwood Theater.

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Americo College Advisors helps students weigh higher education options

By Wendy Cornett

“It’s becoming increasingly common for college students to graduate in five or six years with a four-year degree,” said Americo College Advisors President Dennis L. Giacomino. “What Americo College Advisors does is work with college-bound students and their families—not to direct them toward any particular college—but to help them identify their strengths, their aptitudes and their interests, and help them select the type of institution that will best meet their educational goals.”

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Purposeful Trusts and Gifts symposium for Ohio financial professionals

By FLTN Staff

“Purposeful Trusts & Gifts are revolutionary,” said Warnick, “so revolutionary that we can trace two of these keys back to the hand-written will of George Washington.”

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Buzz Family Diner offers affordable food, casual atmosphere

By Matthew Kent

The diner in Whitehouse has been in business for three years and offers breakfast and lunch seven days a week. The business is geared toward families, especially since it sees many children and senior citizens walk through its doors, according to Becky.

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Act now! Avoid new Supreme Court decision on inherited IRAs

By Debbie J. Papay, Attorney FLT News Columnist – Have you ever looked at one of your adult children, or, perhaps their spouse, and wondered what in the world will become of your IRA when your child inherits it? Will the retirement asset you painstakingly built over 30 or 40 years disappear within 14 to 17 months, reported to be the nationwide average time for inheritance loss?

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Carter Thomas brings a new face and expanded efforts to Good Company Christian Counseling and Life Coaching, LLC

By Chris Galford

“Really I see some of everybody. Because of my prior training (15 years of it, before school), and I believe what God has called me to do, I do see a lot of people with mental illness and substance abuse. But I do individual counseling, couples counseling, family counseling—brief, solution-focused counseling. I’ve been trained from the Cornerstone Global School of Ministry with a diploma in Counseling and Deliverance.”

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Chiropractic care for sciatic nerve problems

By Dr. Cynthia Ratkowski FLT News Columnist – Sciatica describes a group of symptoms that can arise when the sciatic nerve is compressed. This nerve is the largest and longest in the body; it is an inch wide and consists of several nerve bundles. It starts in the lumbar (lower) spine and can go into the buttock, thigh and the foot. The sensations can be burning, cramping, tingling, numbness or muscle weakness. It is usually on one side but can be on both sides.

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Dale’s Diner attracts locals to restaurant

“We draw customers from all over, not just Waterville. We get hungry visitors from Perrysburg, Whitehouse, Bowling Green, Sylvania, Maumee and Toledo,” Bill said.

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Playing basketball and dodging donuts

By Dr. Ellen Cullman FLT News Columnist – “Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.”—Michael Jordan

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Hires Dental Care brings veterans together for 5th annual charity event

By Chris Galford

“We do free dentistry for anyone that shows up. They’re allowed to pick one procedure, a cleaning, an extraction, a filling—whatever is their most pressing need at the moment, and we take care of that. They just have to be a veteran,” Dr. Hires said.

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Getting rid of toxins to help lose weight

By FLTN Staff

“Get rid of the toxins and you will get rid of the uncontrollable cravings for junk food, sugar and more,” said Dr. Peisley. “Once the toxins are cleansed from your body, you can begin to learn how to eat better and stick to a nutritious diet without the need for willpower.”

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How to hire the right contractor

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By Jim Szafarowicz FLT News Columnist – Looking to hire a contractor for your next home improvement project? Here are some questions to ask to make sure you find the right contractor for your job.

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Why “Get the Red Out” should actually be “Throw Those Drops Out”

By Dr. Roxanna Potter FLT News Columnist – Widely advertised and trusted by consumers, “get the red out” eye drops bring more harm than good to our eyes. Brand name drops like Visine and Clear Eyes are not the safe, harmless treatments for red eye relief that many people believe they are.

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