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January 4th, 2012

Adams Looks To 2012

January 4, 2012

ST. MARYS — A Sidney legislator says balancing the state’s biennial budget without raising taxes was among his highlights of 2011.

“As I told our caucus, that’s what Republicans are supposed to do — balance budgets without raising taxes,” State Rep. John Adams told The Evening Leader. “Balancing the budget was pretty memorable.”

January 3rd

Weekly Happenings

January 3, 2012

Jan. 3: There will be a weigh in for the Grand Health Challenge from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. today at JTDMH's cardiac center and from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Mercer County Health Department.

The Minster Village Council is scheduled to meet at 6:30 p.m. today.

Jan. 4: There will be a weigh in for the Grand Health Challenge from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. today at Wapak Medical Center and from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. today at JTDMH's cardiac center.

Grand Health Challenge Weigh Ins

January 3, 2012

ST. MARYS — There will be a weigh in for the Grand Health Challenge from 6 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. today at JTDMH's cardiac center and from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at the Mercer County Health Department.

School Nabs Healthy Eating Grant

January 3, 2012

ST. MARYS — A local school’s culinary program recently received a grant to help “green” their classroom.

Michelle Langmeyer, the Culinary Arts and Nutrition, instructor at St. Marys Memorial High School, recently received a grant from the Dayton region McDonald’s restaurants to promote healthy eating. Langmeyer’s goal is to help her students see how food begins before it hits their plates or their refrigerators.

Councilors OK Interim SSD

January 3, 2012

ST. MARYS — St. Marys City Councilors put in a little work on Monday.

Councilors approved, under suspension of rules, an emergency ordinance approving the appointment of Craig Moeller as the city’s interim safety-service director. The measure also waived the requirement for Moeller to be a licensed professional engineer, which is a requirement under the city’s codified ordinances when it comes to the safety-service director position. However, City Law Director Kraig Noble noted waiving the requirement has been done in the past.

January 2nd

NKPD Offers Serivce

January 2, 2012

NEW KNOXVILLE — A service is now available to New Knoxville residents and businesses interested in looking into their security.

The New Knoxville Police Department is offering a security service to help village residents and businesses make their property safer. The police department offers security surveys, in which officers will walk through and evaluate the security of a property, based on a list of items.

December 30th, 2011

Councilors Thank Trio

December 30, 2011

ST. MARYS — Local councilors recognized those who are leaving their city duties during their last meeting of the year Friday evening.

St. Marys City Councilors passed three resolutions of appreciation during their Friday night meeting, recognizing Todd Fleagle, Michael Kleinhenz and Greg Freewalt.

"It's been a pleasure working with them," Law Director Kraig Noble said.

"I'm looking forward to seeing them around the community, and I know they'll still be interested in what goes on in the community."

Local Health Challenge To Kick Off

December 30, 2011

ST. MARYS — With the arrival of the new year, area residents may again choose to compete in an annual competition while working toward a healthier lifestyle.

The Grand Health Challenge and Grand Health Family Challenge, organized by The Evening Leader and the Wapakoneta Daily News in conjunction with Joint Township District Memorial Hospital, are both set to return, as weigh ins being on Jan. 3.

4-Hike Series Along Canal To Warm Up Winter Season

December 30, 2011

ST. MARYS — Area organizations have partnered to present multiple opportunities for residents to get out of the house and explore nature this season.

"The Lockkeeper's Winter Canal Hike is the first of four hikes," Heritage Trails Park District Director Allison Brady said. "We have one per month for four months."

NK Ends Year

December 30, 2011

NEW KNOXVILLE — The New Knoxville Village Council held its year-end meeting Thursday night, passing a slew of ordinances in preparation for a new year.

Councilors passed the second reading and waived the third on a wage ordinance, after deciding to give electric department on-call workers an hour of pay at their Dec. 13 meeting.

“When we came out of executive session (on Dec. 13), we didn’t pass anything,” Mayor Keith Leffel said. “What I’d like to do is have the second reading and waive the third reading.”

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