George Spradlin shovels snow from the back steps of Showplace Rent-to-Own at the corner of Market and Walnut Streets on Monday morning, Jan. 2. An early-morning snowfall draped Galion in a blanket of soft fluffy whiteness and slowed downtown traffic to just a few miles per hour until city crews plowed and salted the main […]
By HOLLY RAMER Associated Press writer HANOVER, N.H. (AP)—You know Dasher and Dancer and the rest of the gang. But do you recall, the most “Perfect Christmas Crowd-Bringer” of all? That’s how executives at Montgomery Ward originally described Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, who first appeared in a 1939 book written by one of the company’s advertising copywriters […]
Dec 23 2011 | Posted in AP News
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Six-year-old William Yocum got a big surprise on the day Christmas break began in Mrs. Washington’s first grade class at Galion Intermediate School. Big brother Pvt. Zach Fuhrer, 19, came to his class on Tuesday, Dec. 20, after having arrived home from basic training in Texas early that morning. Family and friends accompanied Fuhrer to […]
Christmas music is playing until Christmas from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. from the sound system at the public square. Brian Treisch at Uptowne Outfitters manages the music, rotating a collection of CDs featuring everything from Celtic Christmas music to the OSU marching band. Treisch welcomes comments on the music.
By Sarah Einselen Inquirer Reporter Sugar cookies. Iced cookies. Oatmeal raisin cookies, triple chocolate cookies and butterscotch cookies. The standard ones. Potato stick candy. Snowball dates. Pfeffernuze. Nutmeg logs. Anise cookies, pecan tassies, pineapple drops and scotcheroos… What? The Galion Golden Age Center and Gospel Baptist Church held their annual cookie walks on Dec. 10, three […]
Come Home to Galion schedule 10 a.m. — Activities begin at Galion West Shopping Center • Balloon Clowns • JB Shuck Autographs • Kids Crafts • Reindeer • Food Stand • Entertainment 1 p.m. — Activities around town continue • Historical Society Open House Begins • Library Open House Begins • Calendar Art Show begins at […]