With no questions from the board or comments from the public, only the Wapakoneta City School Board of Education president addressed the decision to eliminate an elementary music teacher’s position.
Christina Riddle’s position was eliminated unanimously Tuesday through a reduction in force (RIF) program during a regular board meeting at Wapakoneta Elementary School.
A local woman who has a rare genetic deficiency will not let her condition get in the way of her goals.
Formerly of St. Marys, Jennifer Young was diagnosed with Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Alpha-1) and will have to undergo treatments once a week for the rest of her life, with each treatment lasting 2 1/2 hours.
“It’s a hard thing to go through when you are 30,” Young said. “For me, it’s hard, because I hate being sick.”
ST. MARYS — An economic development official says he hopes a 400-acre site in Wapakoneta serves as a regional economic shift for Auglaize County.
NEW KNOXVILLE — Students at New Knoxville School were evacuated Tuesday afternoon and the building searched by an area bomb squad.