Archive - 2014
As spring arrives and the weather starts to turn, homeowners across the country are beginning the process of spring cleaning.
The thorough cleaning of one's entire home that is typically associated with spring cleaning can be a little daunting.
Lynn Ridenour, owner of the Waynesfield-based cleaning service Hit the Dirt LLC, recommends doing some thorough cleaning of every room in the house throughout the entire year in order to lessen the burden come springtime.
Spring is officially here, and you know what that means. Spring cleaning.
It's time to get out your mop and bucket, vacuum, brooms, dusters and all of the rest of your floor-care cleaning supplies that have been hiding in the back of a coat closet collecting dust for who knows how long.
According to Tomas Herrera, sales associate at Lima Floor Covering Center, many floor brands have their own cleaning products to help ensure the correct, safest form of cleaning.
Owner of Ask Amy Staging, LLC, Amy Zumberger, knows how to organize a home. Whether it's staging an occupied home to sell, offering redesign services to new home buyers or downsizing for seniors, Amy is a professional who created a business from de-cluttering, cleaning and organizing homes.
Here are her tips for homeowners trying to "spruce up" their spring cleaning this year.
Anita M. Bosau, 72, of Wapakoneta, died at 4:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at her residence surrounded by her family.Â
She was born on Dec. 25, 1941. in Baltimore, Md. to Arthur C. and Ethel M. (Friend) Hanft, who preceded her in death.
Survivors include two daughters, Laura (Michael) Heffner, of Wapakoneta, and Michele (John) Karch, of Celina; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and two sisters, Linda (Terry) Liptak and Debbie (Richard) Sanko.
For Wapakoneta High School seniors Wyatt Harrison and Austin Drake Singsation has been a large portion of their lives for the past four years.
As the only four-year participants in the show choir group, Harrison said he couldn’t ask for more from this year’s experience.
Since 1979, Nina Laney has been a fixture at the Wapakoneta Daily News. Today, she said goodbye to the only job she has ever known.
“I’m still going through the emotions of having to walk out that door today and then I’m done,” Laney said yesterday. “I’ve already started to get emotional. It’s going to be tough.”
In the 35 years that she has been at the paper, Laney has had a multitude of jobs.
A few of the largest manufacturers in Auglaize County stole the spotlight at this month’s Visioning Auglaize Leadership and Unity (VALU), a class designed to enhance knowledge of the county for area leaders.
Members of the class got a glimpse inside plant facilities, and, while taking tours guided by specialists within each company, VALU members learned about the rich history of many of the businesses and their roots within the county.
James R. "Jim" Donart, 71, of Albuquerque, N.M., went to be with the Lord Sunday, March 16, 2014. Jim was born in Lima, Ohio to Wilfred and Doris Donart.
He was a graduate of Bowling Green State University. Jim entered the U.S. Air Force, where he honorably served for 21 years. After retirement, he taught science for more than 20 years in the Rio Rancho Public Schools. Jim was a long-time member of Sagebrush Community Church where he served in multiple ministries. His greatest joys in life were God and family.
James R. Steining, 55, of Mountain Top, Pa., formerly of Wapakoneta, died at 1:15 p.m., Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at his residence. He was born April 6, 1958, in Lima, the son of Henry B. and Jane F. (Kohler) Steining. His parents survive in Wapakoneta.
A quarter auction benefiting a Wapakoneta family and baby with medical needs will be held at 1 p.m. on Sunday, March 23 at The Palazzo, 309 South Main St. in Botkins.
Baby Elizabeth Klopfenstein, who has a condition that will require surgery later this year, has endured countless complications and doctor visits. The auction is to help support her and her family’s needs.