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OSU/NCSC celebrate dedication of library

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By Nathan CrockInquirer CorrespondentOn April 10 Ohio State University of Mansfield and North Central State College held the Bromfield Library and Information Commons Dedication campaign and celebration. The recently renovated library is part of a $3 million project that began its planning stages back in 2009.


Foundation grant money goes to Center-Y

Terry Gribble, Galion Center-Y Executive Director, (R) is shown accepting a Galion Community Foundation grant from Dave Spraw, GCF Secretary. In addition to the general fund grant which will go toward the playground fencing project, the Y also receives yearly contributions from two specified accounts managed by the Foundation, the Virginia Boyd-Shafer Fund for operating expenses and the Ruth Ann Duvall Fund for youth memberships. In support of its mission, the Foundation’s 10th annual f...

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Kiwanis hears discusses projects and hears from Habitat for Humanity

By Nathan Crockcrocknathan@yahoo.comOn April 15 Kiwanis of Galion held their weekly Tuesday meeting. During that meeting pre-sale tickets for the circus were given out to members. The members will be selling tickets through this month and May for the circus that is coming town. Kiwanis is also bringing the tickets to businesses around town to sell. The prices are $10 for adults and $6 for kids. Kiwanis of Galion as well as Rotary are helping to put on the event. Pre-sale...

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Compost site open this weekend

The compost site on Taylor Road will be open on Friday, April 25 and Saturday, April 26. Hours for the facility are 7:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m. The facility accepts all yard and landscape waste, such as limbs, brush, grass, weeds, leaves and Christmas trees (all decorations MUST be removed) free of charge to Galion and Polk Township residents. Chemically treated wood, such as deck material and railroad ties, will not be accepted.

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Thought for the Day

“The best way to see Faith is to shut the eye of Reason.” ~ Benjamin Franklin

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Kirk earns Sea Scout Quartermaster rank

Jim Kirk, son of Steve and Rita Kirk of Worthington, recently attained the rank of Quartermaster, the highest advancement rank in the Boy Scouts of America Sea Scouting program. Proud grandparents are Jim and Sunny Kirk of Galion, and Robert and (the late) Shirley Boney of Caldwell.Sea Scouting is a part of the Venturing program that the Boy Scouts of America offers for young men and women ages 14 through 21, with an emphasis on seamanship skills. Jim is the 15th Sea Scout in the S...

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Law You Can Use

Trusts Can Provide for Pet Care Following Disability or DeathQ: How can I make sure my pet will be cared for if I become disabled or die?A: Ohio adopted a version of the Uniform Trust Code in 2007 that lets you create a trust specifically for the care of your pet. Before that time, provisions in your will were “honorary”; that is, the person you named to care for the pet was not bound to carry out your wishes.Q: Can I cover all typ...

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Movie Review - ‘Rio 2’

By Bob Garverrrg251@nyu.eduI actually liked 2011’s “Rio,” even though it made me physically ill. My stomach couldn’t take the slobbering bulldog voiced by Tracy Morgan, and yet I still gave the movie three stars. “Rio 2” sees all the birds flying deep into the Amazon, and they have to leave the bulldog behind (they also leave Rio de Janeiro behind, making the title somewhat misleading). This should set the sequel up to be even better, ...

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Home Country

Slim Randles“What do I care if they didn’t choose me,” Herb said. “Bunch of nonsense anyway. Whoever heard of a focus group anyway?”“I did,” Bert said. “It’s an amalgamation of common, run-of-the-mill consumers who are bribed to think for an hour. Wish they’d have asked me.”“Why?”“Free lunch in the back room.”“They didn’t pick me, either,...

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Dear Editor,Independent voters are coming together in Ohio to play a crucial role in the mid-term elections, but it’s not the role we’re usually cast in by the media as “swing voters.” Instead, on primary day (May 6th) we’ll be working to be visible at a time when we are most invisible.

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Letter to the Editor - Gledhill

Community support neededOnce again its time to take a stand and support educational purposes for Col.Crawford School & Community, by passing a .5 Mil maintenance levy that will go in effect for 23 years, which is required by the OFCC (Ohio Facilities Construction Commission).The cost of the project is $6,480,393 which would include the tearing down of the old buildings at Whetstone, Sulphur Springs, and the Middle School in North Robinson, and a part of ...

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Dominex Natural Foods, LLC, Issues Voluntary Recall Due to Possible Undeclared Nut Allergen in AngelBowls brand of Corkscrew Pasta & Creamy Tomato Vodka Sauce Pasta BowlDominex Natural Foods, LLC, is voluntarily recalling its AngelBowls Corkscrew Pasta and Creamy Tomato Vodka Sauce with following day codes: 00914 and 01314; (“Corkscrew Pasta”) because its ingredients may include undeclared pine nuts, a potential allergen. The company has determined that...

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Crestline Library News

Edible Landscaping April 28Gardening becomes a great pleasure when it becomes part of your lifestyle, and there are as many ways to garden as there are lifestyles. If you like to garden but want something more than the traditional vegetable plot here are some ideas about incorporating food production into multi-purpose gardens. Charles Gleaves, Director of Kingwood Center will be offering this workshop, April 28, 6:30 pm. Call the library to register!...

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Savvy Senior

Walk Your Way to Better HealthDear Savvy Senior - Can you give me some tips on starting a walking program? I need to lose weight and get my blood pressure under control, but I hate to exercise. - Unfit at 59Dear Unfit - More than 25 years of research has shown that walking may be the single best exercise you can do to improve your health. It burns calories (about 100 for every mile you walk) which will help you lose weight, it builds endurance, enhances ...

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Michigan shows off new-look Schembechler Hall

ANN ARBOR, Mich. (AP) — Michigan’s football program strives to be the leaders and best.Brady Hoke believes that goal has been reached at Schembechler Hall, which has undergone nearly completed renovations that cost $9 million.The coach said there’s an arms race among college football programs to have the nation’s best facilities.“You’re not going to find a better one,” Hoke told reporters Friday before the media was gi...

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Lady Tigers split twinbill with Shelby

Galion split a non-conference doubleheader with visiting Shelby last Saturday winning one game 6-5 and losing the other 3-2.In their victory, the Lady Tigers (4-7) trailed 3-0 before scoring 6 runs in the sixth inning to go up 6-3. Shelby notched the final 2 runs of the contest in the seventh.Offensively for the winners, Calli Bauer ripped a double and a single, Maddie Dretzka and Maddy Garverick had 2 one-baggers apiece, while Jacie Ehrman, Jaime Ehrman, Alex Gates and ...

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Around the Horn

GALION VARSITY BASEBALLA 6-run uprising in the top of the fifth inning vaulted the Tigers to their 10th win in 12 games this season as they topped host Marion Harding 8-1 on Monday.Chad Karnes stroked 3 singles and drove in a pair of runs, and Eric Powell blasted a triple, a double and plated 3 teammates to spearhead the Galion offensive. Two other Tigers — Nick Flowers and John Poffenbaugh — chipped in with a pair of base raps apiece. Bryton...

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Prizefighter Rubin ‘Hurricane’ Carter dies at 76

Rubin “Hurricane” Carter never surrendered hope of regaining his freedom, not even after he was convicted of a triple murder, then convicted again and abandoned by many prominent supporters.For 19 long years, the prizefighter was locked in a prison cell far away from the spotlight and the adulation of the boxing ring. But when he at last won his biggest fight — for exoneration — he betrayed little bitterness. Instead, Carter dedicated much of his remaining l...

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