Archive - Dec 2012 - News Article
MINSTER — The F.J. Stallo Memorial Library in Minster was hopping with holiday fun and cheer Saturday morning during its Breakfast With Santa program.
The event, made possible with the help of Friends of the Library, invited children ages 4 through first grade to play holiday games, make Christmas crafts, eat breakfast and most importantly, meet the big man himself.
Branch Supervisor Becky Prenger, who organized the event and has been with the library for 30 years, said this is the first year in some time the library has held Breakfast With Santa.
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“Leader Look Back” is a collection of stories and headlines from 75, 50 and 25 years ago this week. This week’s edition examines stories from Dec. 11-17, 1937, 1962 and 1987.
75 years ago: St. Marys City Councilors adopted an ordinance that would require any utility company or resident who sought to tear up city streets to obtain a permit.
ST. MARYS — What gift could be better, than the gift of loyalty, friendship and lifelong companionship? If you’re thinking of surprising a loved one with a pet, the answer might be “anything else.”
“A pet for a gift is not a good idea for an unsuspecting family member,” said Miranda Oden, manager at Auglaize County Humane Society in Wapakoneta. “It’s a responsibility, a commitment.”
ST. MARYS — In the wake of the mass shooting that killed more than two dozen people at a Connecticut elementary school Friday morning, one local school official says he will review the district’s security plan.
ST. MARYS — The collaboration and partnership between the St. Marys Area Chamber of Commerce and the Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce is about to get stronger next year.
ST. MARYS — Two teens ended up being flown from a local hospital following a traffic pursuit with St. Marys police officers Thursday night.
An officer with the St. Marys Police Department attempted to conduct a traffic stop at 5:36 p.m. on Market Street, between Wayne and Main streets, for a vehicle traveling the wrong way down the road. At that point, the occupants in the vehicle reportedly switched places and took off before the officer could conduct the stop.
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NEW BREMEN — As New Bremen schools celebrated an 87 percent pass rate on the third-grade Reading Achievement Test, up from 61 percent two years ago, the excitement was tempered by the reminder that the district may soon face more testing and scrutiny thanks to a bill recently passed by the Ohio House of Representatives.
Superintendent Howard Overman warned the New Bremen Board of Education on Wednesday that if House Bill 555 becomes law, it would both increase the rigor of standardized testing and set a higher bar for the number of students required to pass the test.