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Street paving top discussion at Finance meeting

Paving projects were discussed during the April 16 Finance Committee meeting.While the local share for the State Route 598 widening project, and the Hesby Drive project are taking up most of the street construction funds for 2014, city officials have been asking for estimates for two other projects.The first is for Portland Way South, in the section from Grove Avenue to the city limits. Mayor Tom O’Leary explained the foundation of the roadway has deteriorated and ...

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Friends of the Park look back on successful year

April 17 was the annual meeting for the Friends of the Park District. Highlights from the group’s year in review included voting to donate $1,000 per year to the levy campaign fund and donating the contents of the Nature Center to the Crawford Park District.The Friends also donated $7,841 for the WeatherBug station at the Nature Center. It is now operational and features of live feed of Lowe-Volk Park. The feed was featured on Channel 10 news recently.The county...

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Gettin’ wild at Lowe-Volk


Photos from “Willy Wonka”


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NHS Boys’ Track and Field Squad


GHS Boys’ Track and Field Squad


Betterment Commission still seeking award nominations

The Galion Area Betterment Commission’s annual Service Awards Breakfast is May 13, 2013 at the Galion Free Methodist Church Activity Center, 683 Portland Way North. It begins at 7:30 a.m., in conjunction with the Galion-Crestline Area Chamber of Commerce’s Annual meeting.The purpose of the awards is to recognize individuals and organizations whose leadership has made a significant impact on the Galion area. Eligible candidates include individuals who reside or work in t...

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Wednesday Quote

“Should you find yourself in a chronically leaking boat, energy devoted to changing vessels is likely to be more productive than energy devoted to patching leaks.” ~ Warren Buffett

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Avita News

Diabetes Support GroupAvita Health System’s Diabetic Support Group meets the second Monday of every month, alternating between Bucyrus Hospital and Galion Hospital.At Bucyrus Hospital, the group meets in the BACF room at 6 pm, and at Galion Hospital, the group meets in the Education Training room at 1 pm.2014 SUPPORT GROUP DATESMay 12, 1:00 pm at GCHJune 9, 6:00 pm at BCHJuly 14, 1:00 pm at GCH...

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Summer Reading Program gets a boost

Galion Community Foundation Secretary David Spraw recently presented a check to the Friends of the Library to fund the library’s summer reading program for youth. Approved at the Galion Community Foundation’s annual meeting, the grant one of several that have been distributed in Galion and the surrounding communities. Shown accepting the check are (L) Heather Tiffany, Children’s Librarian, and Sally Brennan, Friends of the Library representative who wrote the grant applicati...

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Chow Line

Labeling genetically modified foodsI’m surprised that genetically modified foods aren’t required to be labeled. Why aren’t they?This remains a controversial topic, and there are points to be made on both sides. Even the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, which does not require genetically modified foods to be labeled, encourages food manufacturers to do so voluntarily because people are increasingly interested in knowing more about the ...

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Betterment Commission still seeking award nominations

The Galion Area Betterment Commission’s annual...

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ALICE instructor training offered at Mid-Ohio ESC

MANSFIELD—Area law enforcement officers, as well...

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Galion Blue Ribbon Achievers

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