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WAPAKONETA — A chemical leak occurred in the Wapakoneta city limits on Aug. 26, and others have been reported since that time, including as recently as December.
These have resulted in an investigation with Ohio EPA. The affected area could include a radius of up to 1.6 miles from the location of the release, which occurred at AIP Logistics, Inc., 302 Geissel St., Wapakoneta. The chemical specifically released is ethylenediamine.
VIDEO OF THE DAY: Robin Williams was the Most Popular Google Search Term of 2014
According to Google, which released a report Tuesday on the top trending terms of the year, the top term overall was "Robin Williams," after the well-known and popular comedian died in August. No. 2 was "World Cup," the global soccer tournament held in Brazil in June. Third on the list was "Ebola," the highly contagious virus.
COLUMBUS — The bond for Charles Wycuff, the man accused of sexually abusing a minor, was modified by a visiting judge from the Ohio Supreme Court on Tuesday during a hearing at the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas.
Wycuff’s bond, which was originally set at $500,000 by Auglaize County Judge Fred Pepple, was changed to $750,000 with a 10 percent cash provision by Judge Dale Crawford. If Wycuff pays $75,000 in cash or as a surety bond, he will be released from the Franklin County Jail and put under house arrest at his residence in Wapakoneta.
ST. MARYS — As the holiday season rolls around, St. Marys Primary School students in Jennifer Van Gundy, Laura Koenig and Josh Van Gundy’s social studies classes know what they’re about to study.
It’s one of their favorite lessons of the year. That is the “Christmas Around the World” lesson, a nearly three-week course in which second-grade students learn about other cultures by comparing and contrasting the ways other countries celebrate Christmas. This year marks the third consecutive year the teachers have taught the unit.
Dec. 16: Story Time will be from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. today at FJ Stallo Memorial Library for pre-school through Kindergarten.
A Hodge Podge Craft Day will be held from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at the FJ Stallo Memorial Library. Kids Kindergarten through fourth grade are invited. Please sign up at the library or call 419-628-2925. The
Minster Village Council will meet at 6:30 p.m. today.
Dec. 15: Bring the whole family to the New Bremen Public Library at 4:30 p.m. today to make Christmas crafts that you can give away as gifts. Adults will make a set of six glass pebble magnets. Kids will make a photo ornament. Sign-up by Dec. 12 required.
Bring the whole family to the FJ Stallo Memorial Library at 6:30 p.m. today to make Christmas crafts that you can give away as gifts. Adults will make a set of six glass pebble magnets. Kids will make a photo ornament. Sign-up by Dec 12 required.
NEW KNOXVILLE — New Knoxville sophomore Olivia Rollins didn’t hesitate when asked why she chose to donate blood for the first time.
“I thought it was probably a good thing to do,” Rollins said. “(I’m) just trying to help out.”
ST. MARYS — A St. Marys man will face felony charges of aggravated arson and involuntary manslaughter after police say a community tip led to his questioning and arrest in connection with a duplex fire Sunday in Sidney that killed one man and transported 12 others to the hospital.
Survivors of the fire and family attended the press conference Thursday as police announced the details of the arrest of Derek Eilerman by Sidney Police.
ST. MARYS—When St. Marys Intermediate School Principal Lisa Elson walked into her school’s gym in front of hundreds of students and staff members, she couldn’t take the smile off of her face.
That’s because she was about to announce that St. Marys Intermediate School was the grand prize winner of the Compass Learning Classroom Refresh contest, a national contest that had at least 120 entrants.
ST. MARYS — A St. Marys man has been arrested in connection with a fatal house fire which occurred in Sidney shortly after 4 a.m. Sunday, where arriving firefighters found a large two-story duplex home with heavy flames and smoke showing from the first and second floors.