Family

Children’s Book Takes Inspiration From Maumee Grandmother

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — Whitney Anderson is a born-and-raised West Coast artist, but her latest children’s story is a love letter of sorts to the Midwest and her family living here. Inspired loosely by her grandmother Gale Lindke’s gardening adventures, Bunny and the Woodchuck tells the tale of two …

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Mirror Outdoors Editor Art Weber Wins National Photo Award

BY MIKE McCARTHY | MIRROR EDITOR — The Outdoor Writers Association of America has honored Art Weber, of Metroparks Toledo, with its prestigious President’s Choice Award for a beautiful nature photo that he captured on a photo shoot at the Side Cut Metropark in Maumee last November. The photo, titled “Gull Gathering,” …

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Maumee Senior Center Prepares For Summer Events

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — With the help of the Northwest Ohio community, the Maumee Senior Center is able to support seniors all around the area. The 42nd annual Rec 5K Race & Walk on Saturday, July 9 is just one of the ways the center does it. “It’s a …

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McLaren St. Luke’s To Discontinue Labor And Delivery Services

For 25 years, McLaren St. Luke’s has been a destination for moms-to-be, with a professional, close-to-home Family Birthing Center. Last week, hospital staff announced a decision to discontinue providing obstetrics and birthing services. The compounding challenges of COVID-19, the national staff shortage and the exclusion of Paramount insurance all factored …

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The Ability Center Hopes To Protect Parents With Disabilities

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — The staff at The Ability Center is raising awareness for Ohio Senate Bill 202, an anti-discrimination bill to protect parents with disabilities. The bill, which is currently with the judiciary committee, would prevent disability from being used to deny or limit parental rights. Brittanie Maddox, …

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