Galion Inquirer- RSS NEWS Feed http://galioninquirer.com/section/NEWS http://galioninquirer.com/section/NEWS Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:40:06 EST 1800 Community Action announces holiday assistance for Galion families http://galioninquirer.com/news/announcements-community_news-news/150279993/Community-Action-announces-holiday-assistance-for-Galion-families As the community continues to struggle with the economy, Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission is expecting more families to request holiday assistance than in years past. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:16:06 EST Mansfield Tea Party meeting planned http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150289001/Mansfield-Tea-Party-meeting-planned The Mansfield North Central Ohio Tea Party Association will hold its American History Study Club 7-9 p.m. Oct. 27. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:29:17 EST Great view of the solar eclipse http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150288996/Great-view-of-the-solar-eclipse Last night's view of the solar eclipse from Cedar Point. The park's Maverick coaster is silhouetted in the foreground. Cedar Point is open for two more HalloWeekends before closing for the season on Nov. 2. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:17:04 EST Sisters bequeath $1.56 million to University of Findlay http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150286974/Sisters-bequeath-$1.56-million-to-University-of-Findlay The University of Findlay received a combined $1.58 million gift from the estates of sisters Marjorie and Mildred McGranahan. Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:27:12 EST Mourning Tours and Lantern Tours scheduled for this weekend http://galioninquirer.com/news/community_news-history/150280074/Mourning-Tours-and-Lantern-Tours-scheduled-for-this-weekend Preserving Galion History LLC, the owners of the historic Gill/Talbott/Hesby House are holding Mourning Tours and Lantern Tours this weekend. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:35:04 EST Galion announces new National Honor Society members http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150275209/Galion-announces-new-National-Honor-Society-members Galion High School announced new members of its chapter of the National Honor Society. They include, from left, Jun Hao Zheng, Eric Miller, M'Lynn Gwinner, Karrigan Winbigler, Gillian Garverick, Kearsten Kostelnik, Danielle Court, Austin Zumbro,... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:24:06 EST Galion Schools eye PR help http://galioninquirer.com/news/home_top-news-news_education/150268425/Galion-Schools-eye-PR-help Galion City Schools could receive some public relations help in the near future. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:09:03 EST Governor Kasich, Ohio Nurses Association working together to ensure safety, preparedness of Ebola http://galioninquirer.com/news/health/150207047/Governor-Kasich-Ohio-Nurses-Association-working-together-to-ensure-safety-preparedness-of-Ebola COLUMBUS – Governor Kasich spoke with registered nurse and ONA CEO, Lori Chovanak, over concerns regarding the preparedness of Ohio's hospitals, nurses and healthcare workers if an Ebola outbreak were to occur in Ohio. Chovanak explained... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:59:13 EST Richland Newhope superintendent named interim Crawford DD leader http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150275995/Richland-Newhope-superintendent-named-interim-Crawford-DD-leader Richland Newhope Superintendent Elizabeth “Liz” Prather has been named the interim superintendent for the Crawford County Board of Developmental Disabilities, effective Oct. 23. Prather will lead both agencies for a period of six... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:04:05 EST Events, projects continue at Park District http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-news/150275660/Events-projects-continue-at-Park-District The Crawford Park District hosted its annual Halloween Family Fun Night on Oct. 18.Park District Director Bill Fisher said it is the organization's best-attended event. It included a bonfire, night hike and hayrides. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:29:04 EST Trammel leaving Gospel Baptist after 26 years http://galioninquirer.com/news/community_news-lifestyle-religion/150275427/Trammel-leaving-Gospel-Baptist-after-26-years Monty Trammel is stepping down as pastor of Gospel Baptist Church after 26-and-a-half years. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:22:05 EST Cedar Point’s Mantis gives final rides http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150274410/Cedar-Points-Mantis-gives-final-rides Over the past 19 seasons, nearly 23 million riders stood up to their fears aboard Cedar Point's Mantis roller coaster.On Sunday, 32 lucky winners and their guests took the final rides on this coaster classic. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:57:11 EST College offers way to help ‘Stop Hunger Now’ for Thanksgiving http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150274103/College-offers-way-to-help-Stop-Hunger-Now-for-Thanksgiving COLUMBUS — If you are looking for a way to celebrate Thanksgiving by giving service, Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences wants to hear from you. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:16:17 EST Officials say they’ve ID’d all Ohio Ebola contacts http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150274136/Officials-say-theyve-IDd-all-Ohio-Ebola-contacts CLEVELAND — Health officials believe they've identified everyone in Ohio known to have had contact with or been near a Dallas nurse who visited Akron before being diagnosed with Ebola, the state epidemiologist said Wednesday. Doctors no... Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:15:19 EST Crawford gets donation to help create underwater response team http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150274113/Crawford-gets-donation-to-help-create-underwater-response-team Galion Amvets Post 1979 recently donated $250 to help establish an Underwater Response Team for Crawford County. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:11:11 EST Ohioans warned on unclaimed funds scam http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150274108/Ohioans-warned-on-unclaimed-funds-scam The Ohio Department of Commerce is warning Ohioans about a company that is mailing postcards to Ohioans asking them to call and search their name for unclaimed funds. Thu, 23 Oct 2014 06:05:16 EST Chow Line: Use Halloween to coach moderation http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150269182/Chow-Line:-Use-Halloween-to-coach-moderation My 6-year-old daughter is excited about trick-or-treating this year, but I'm concerned about how to limit the candy she eats afterward. What's the best way to handle Halloween? Wed, 22 Oct 2014 21:03:15 EST Heidelberg Concert Choir to kick off season in Galion http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150268472/Heidelberg-Concert-Choir-to-kick-off-season-in-Galion TIFFIN – The Concert Choir and the Chamber Singers, the premiere choral ensembles of Heidelberg University's School of Music and Theatre, will kick off their performance season with a concert at 3 p. m. on Sunday, Nov. 9, at First United... Wed, 22 Oct 2014 19:55:08 EST This Week In Galion’s History http://galioninquirer.com/news/history-news/150265510/This-Week-In-Galions-History Galion has a colorful and lengthy past. The events noted in this column are taken from the Galion Inquirer archives from years past. The focus will be items of personal or community interest from 10, 25, 50 and 75 years ago. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:11:04 EST Galion library will host I Spy Challenge http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150269339/Galion-library-will-host-I-Spy-Challenge The Galion Public Library will host a I Spy Challenge 2-3:30 p.m. Nov. 1.The event is for students in grades K-2.Call 419-468-3203. Wed, 22 Oct 2014 17:09:01 EST