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November 18th, 2011

Seniors Get Healthy Tips

November 18, 2011

ST. MARYS — Seniors from the county area received a lesson in how to read food labels as part of a presentation at the Auglaize County Council on Aging on Thursday.

Debbie Brown, a Family Nutrition Program assistant with The Ohio State University-Extention Office, helped the group of seniors at the ACCA dissect nutrition labels and what they can do to help their diets.

“Today, we’re going to talk about food labels,” Brown said.

Hall To Host Thanksgiving Meal

November 18, 2011

MINSTER — Area residents will again have the opportunity to enjoy an afternoon of fellowship and food at the sixth annual Thanksgiving Fellowship.

Doors open at 11 a.m., and lunch will be held from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Knights of Columbus Hall in Minster. The Thanksgiving Fellowship meal includes several Thanksgiving classics, prepared by a veteran of the event.

November 17th

New Knoxville Unveils Banner

November 17, 2011

NEW KNOXVILLE — In honor of the village’s 175th anniversary, a new record of the history of New Knoxville has been created.

A timeline, now on display in the village administration building, tracks the history of the village of New Knoxville, with a focus on the past 25 years.

Zehringer To Lead ODNR

November 17, 2011

ST. MARYS — The new director of the department tasked with helping to heal Grand Lake St. Marys has first-hand experience with the issues surrounding the waterway.

Gov. John Kasich appointed current Ohio Department of Agriculture Director Jim Zehringer to serve as the new director of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources. Zehringer, who previously served in the Ohio House, now leads a department that will be on the front lines in developing ways to restore the water quality of Grand Lake St. Marys.

November 16th

MHS Set For Performance

November 16, 2011

ST. MARYS — Local high school students will be showcasing their musical and dramatic talents during the annual fall musical, which will run Friday through Sunday.

St. Marys Memorial High School students are presenting Godspell this weekend with three performances: at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday.

“All tickets are general admission, and they are available at the door,” Director Anne Torres said.

Tickets will cost $5 for students and senior citizens and $7 for adults.

Goodfellows To Return

November 16, 2011

ST. MARYS — A group of volunteers will soon be setting out to make sure needy families in the St. Marys School District have a happy holiday.

The annual Goodfellows drive is about to swing into full gear. The program, which encompasses the collection of toys via Toys for Tots as well as food items, attracts a dedicated legion of volunteers every year.

November 15th

Car Crash On Indiana Avenue

November 15, 2011

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The above link shows a photograph of a crash along Indiana Avenue in St. Marys.

Hiker To Tell Tales

November 15, 2011

ST. MARYS — Hiking Ohio’s Buckeye Trail: A 1400 mile Journey is the name of the Heritage Trails Park District program at 7 p.m. today at the Lockkeepers House in New Bremen.

Circling Ohio, the Buckeye Trail runs right through Auglaize County on the Miami and Erie Canal Towpath.  Andy Niekamp, a seasoned hiker, started walking the Buckeye Trail in the spring of this year and finished 88 days later with pictures to share and stories to tell of his rainy trail adventure.  
 

City To Look At Traffic

November 15, 2011

ST. MARYS — City engineers will soon determine if a pair of traffic signals are needed at two intersections in St. Marys.

St. Marys City Councilors agreed to refer a request made by Dean Hobler to have a traffic study conducted on the intersections of Columbia and Spruce streets and High and Chestnut streets to determine if a traffic signal is needed during their meeting Monday night. Hobler penned a letter to city councilors requesting the study based upon a change in traffic patterns because of the location of the new school.

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.

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