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November 15th, 2011

Firms Team Up To Fill Openings

November 15, 2011

ST. MARYS — A group of local educators and employers teamed up on Monday night to provide an opportunity for area residents to learn about local job opportunities and the ways to obtain the skills needed to be successful.

The open house was the latest effort to bridge the gap between the number of job opportunities available and the number of skilled workers in the area.

“For residents to have a better understanding of the opportunities that are available in our region,” Organizer Angela Hamberg said of why the open house was held.

November 14th

Shoppers Flock To Golden Triangle

November 14, 2011

NEW BREMEN — Area residents and visitors to the Golden Triangle were able to score a few holiday gifts and participate in some unique activities as part of the German Family Christmas three-day shopping event.

Southwestern Auglaize County Chamber of Commerce Director Scott Frey noted German Family Christmas is a chamber member-based event.

Parade Honors Veterans

November 14, 2011

ST. MARYS — Local residents honored those who have served in their country’s wars as part of a parade on Saturday

“This is the second year of our parade,” Organizer John Burd said of the Veterans Day parade held in downtown St. Marys on Saturday.

The groups involved met in the Chestnut Street parking lot Saturday afternoon and traveled west on Spring Street beginning at 1 p.m.

November 11th

Riders host local veterans

November 11, 2011

ST. MARYS — Local middle school students took a period out of their school day to thank those who have served their country.

On Friday, St. Marys Middle School students invited local veterans to participate in a Veterans Day event.

Principal Mary Miller kicked off the event, thanking everyone who came to the school and participated in the assembly.

Cardinals pay tribute to veterans

November 11, 2011

NEW BREMEN — More than 200 area veterans were honored Friday morning at a Veterans Day assembly at New Bremen Elementary.

“As Americans, we identify today, Nov. 11, as Veteran’s Day, to reflect, remember and honor those who have served in the United States Armed Forces,” Elementary Principal Diane Kramer said. “So today we honor them and all of you for your sacrifices on our behalf.”

Veterans reflect

November 11, 2011

ST. MARYS — Local high school students paid tribute to those who have served in the military as part of the first Veterans Day celebration in their new building.

Memorial High School students, teachers and administrators invited veterans to visit their school during a ceremony on Friday.

Memorial High School social studies teacher kicked off the ceremony by welcoming those in attendance and reciting the history of Veterans Day and its beginnings as Armistice Day.

Pedestrian Struck Near Wapakoneta

November 11, 2011

WAPAKONETA — Troopers from the Wapakoneta Post of the Ohio Highway Patrol are investigating an injury crash involving a pedestrian.

According to a crash report, troopers were called to Cemetery Road, near U.S. 33, at 6:39 a.m. Friday and found that Safee Thompson, 28, of Philadelphia, parked his trailer facing south on Cemetery Road. He exited the vehicle and began walking to the rear of it in an attempt to make contact with the tractor stopped behind him.

Local Man Dies From Crash Injuries

November 11, 2011

ST. MARYS — The St. Marys man driving a vehicle involved in a single-vehicle crash early Monday morning died Thursday afternoon.

Garet Schmehl, 20, died at Miami Valley Hospital, in Dayton, where he had been taken from Joint Township District Memorial Hospital after the crash at 1:20 a.m. Monday near the intersection of Glynwood Road and Ohio 116. He had remained in critical condition throughout the week.

Portman Talks Proposal

November 11, 2011

ST. MARYS — An Ohio senator says he supports a proposal from the Congressional supercommittee tasked with trimming the deficit that could eliminate tax breaks for the top two income brackets.

During a teleconference with regional media, U.S. Sen. Rob Portman, a Republican, said he supports a proposal that would eliminate the tax cuts as part of a bipartisan effort to trim the federal deficit. Portman said in order for the supercommittee to reach a decision, any proposal must be bipartisan.

Tailgate Raises $68K

November 11, 2011

ST. MARYS — This year’s St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer raised more than $68,000 for cancer research and area cancer organizations.

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