Galion Inquirer- RSS NEWS Feed http://galioninquirer.com/section/NEWS http://galioninquirer.com/section/NEWS Thu, 18 Sep 2014 23:42:51 EST 1800 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. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 17:07:06 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 Ohio experiencing increase in respiratory illnesses http://galioninquirer.com/news/health-news/50619949/Ohio-experiencing-increase-in-respiratory-illnesses COLUMBUS — Ohio hospitals are experiencing an increase in the number of patients with respiratory illnesses, especially children. This increase may be associated with Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68), which has been confirmed in other states. The Ohio... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 14:17:05 EST Ohio Central Bible College holds its fifth registration http://galioninquirer.com/news/lifestyle-religion/50602062/Ohio-Central-Bible-College-holds-its-fifth-registration Professors Josh Melvin and Jack Moore were on hand to welcome new students at Ohio Central Bible College's fall registration Saturday, Sept. 6. The college holds classes at the Iberia Presbyterian Church in Iberia. Melvin, now in his fourth year... Fri, 12 Sep 2014 09:52:05 EST Fall book sale announced http://galioninquirer.com/news/community_news-lifestyle/50607687/Fall-book-sale-announced The Friends of the Library will be holding their Fall book sale on September 25, 26, & 27. The Wednesday evening before the sale will be for members only to preview and purchase books of their choice. Fri, 12 Sep 2014 16:57:03 EST Crestline hears from FCCLA, preps for Harvest Fest http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50594157/Crestline-hears-from-FCCLA-preps-for-Harvest-Fest Crestline FCCLA director Kris Bruce and FCCLA member Blake Miller spoke to Crestline Village Council about some of the things the group is doing. Thu, 11 Sep 2014 16:02:08 EST