Galion Inquirer- RSS NEWS Feed http://galioninquirer.com/section/NEWS http://galioninquirer.com/section/NEWS Fri, 19 Sep 2014 17:46:43 EST 1800 Report card results mixed for Galion schools http://galioninquirer.com/news/home_top-news_education/50697849/Report-card-results-mixed-for-Galion-schools Ohio's annual report card results are mixed for Galion schools.Its performance index for achievement was 79.5 percent. The only area the district dropped in was Indicators Met, with a score of 66.7 percent. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 16:01:02 EST Oktoberfest band lineup http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50701216/Oktoberfest-band-lineup Thursday, Sept. 25Main Stage: John Kennedy Orchestra, 6:30 p.m.Stage Two: Semer Bros, 6:30 p.m. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:42:06 EST Buckeye Central School Board meeting minutes http://galioninquirer.com/news/news_education/50685187/Buckeye-Central-School-Board-meeting-minutes The Buckeye Central Board of Education held their regular monthly board meeting on Sept. 11. There were no public participation requests.Financial reports were read and approved.Superintendent's Report: Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:04:07 EST General Health District seeking Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers http://galioninquirer.com/news/health/50685405/General-Health-District-seeking-Medical-Reserve-Corps-Volunteers Crawford County General Health District (CCGHD) is forming a Medical Reserve Corps. CCGHD is looking for residents who are interested in volunteering to help prepare and protect our community. Medical and non-medical personnel are needed. If you are... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:19:05 EST Galion City Schools gets new treasurer http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50693884/Galion-City-Schools-gets-new-treasurer Charlene Parkinson was welcomed as the new treasurer for Galion City Schools this evening. The Galion Board of Education approved her employment contract, effective Sept. 30. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:22:05 EST PUCO approves the upgrade of eight rail crossings http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50685291/PUCO-approves-the-upgrade-of-eight-rail-crossings COLUMBUS – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today approved funding authorization from the Ohio Rail Development Commission directing CSX Transportation to install roadway gates and mast-mounted flashing lights at eight... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:13:02 EST Pet of the Week http://galioninquirer.com/news/pets/50684880/Pet-of-the-Week Zipper is a 1 1/2 year old, neutered male, Jack Russell Terrier/ Beagle mix. He weighs 15 pounds. Zipper is a spunky guy. Zipper was a stray. He is adoptable at The Humane Society serving Crawford County at 419-562-9149. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:44:02 EST Connections Weekend Banquet to induct 8 http://galioninquirer.com/news/community_news/50683407/Connections-Weekend-Banquet-to-induct-8 The Connections Weekend Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Galion Middle School. This Banquet and all Connections Weekend events are open to the public, not just Galion graduates. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:26:02 EST 10 events you should know about today http://galioninquirer.com/news/719-news/50684588/10-events-you-should-know-about-today Teen Chess Club Sept. 18 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:25:03 EST Health Dept. to hold flu clinics http://galioninquirer.com/news/community_news-health/50683302/Health-Dept.-to-hold-flu-clinics The Galion City Health Department has announced several upcoming flu clinics.Monday, October 6 - Stop by the Golden Age Center from 1 – 5 p.m. It is located at 301 South Market Street, Galion. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:15:02 EST CONTACT volunteer training starts next week http://galioninquirer.com/news/community_news-health-localnews1/50682269/CONTACT-volunteer-training-starts-next-week It is not too late to register for the fall training class for CONTACT volunteers. Classes start on Monday, September 22 at 6:30 at the Council on Aging at 200 S. Spring Street in Bucyrus. Sessions will continue on Monday and Tuesday evenings for six... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:56:06 EST Galion Inquirer names new editor http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50676650/Galion-Inquirer-names-new-editor Lifelong Ohio journalist Chris Pugh has been named editor/content manager at the Galion Inquirer. The announcement was made today by Jim Lawitz, director of content for Civitas Media, the parent company of the Inquirer. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:58:09 EST 11 events you should know about today http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50668098/11-events-you-should-know-about-today Council on Aging Sept. 17 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:13:04 EST Sheriff’s Office receives traffic safety grants http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50658231/Sheriffs-Office-receives-traffic-safety-grants BUCYRUS — Captain Scott Baldosser today announced the Ohio Department of Public Safety's (ODPS) Ohio Traffic Safety Office (OTSO) awarded $27,700 in federal traffic safety funding to Crawford County Sheriff's Office for federal... Wed, 17 Sep 2014 09:02:05 EST Election Advisory from Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50657478/Election-Advisory-from-Ohio-Secretary-of-State-Jon-Husted Secretary of State Jon Husted announced today that absentee voting for military and overseas voters begins Saturday, September 20, 2014, for the upcoming General Election. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:37:16 EST Galion Oktoberfest celebrates 39 years http://galioninquirer.com/news/community_news-localnews1-news/50652839/Galion-Oktoberfest-celebrates-39-years It is time once again for Galion Oktoberfest, to be held September 25, 26 and 27. This year marks 39 years of a fall festival with music, food, and rides. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 13:01:05 EST Property Transfers: August 2014 http://galioninquirer.com/news/publicrecords/50619429/Property-Transfers:-August-2014 Karen Jean Ostermver Grey to Joshua N & Michelle L Hensley, 3203 Spore-Brandywine Rd, Bucyrus, $138,860Evelyn K Bloomfield, Estate to Rande E & Diane S Fortner, 1116 Reid St., Bucyrus, $27,500 Tue, 16 Sep 2014 12:07:08 EST Municipal Court records http://galioninquirer.com/news/publicrecords/50652456/Municipal-Court-records Hearings in the following criminal and/or traffic cases were conducted in Crawford County Municipal Court during the week of September 2, 2014: Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:54:04 EST Galion Police calls: Aug. 19-31 http://galioninquirer.com/news/blotter/50602011/Galion-Police-calls:-Aug.-19-31 August 19· On patrol, spoke with young man regarding curfew; he was walking to his father's home Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:47:03 EST Apron Free Cooking ~ Potato Soup http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-food-opinion_columns/50636046/Apron-Free-Cooking-~-Potato-Soup September is upon us and it seems as if fall has begun. I've seen some leaves falling and the cool nights have caused me to add some blankets to the bed. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:08:04 EST