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BUCKLAND — As the village continues to struggle financially, councilors took a step forward Thursday evening that may alleviate the lion’s share of their problems.
Brian Sutton of American Ammunition has offered to lease the former school building.
Coping with the loss of a family member the first year after they’re gone is often the most difficult to get through, especially around the holidays.
Families who are in this situation can unite together this Saturday, Dec. 13, for a special Service of Remembrance, hosted by the Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home, 1102 Lincoln Ave., Wapakoneta.
On Saturday morning, law enforcement officers and families from across the county will take to the aisles of Walmart for the 20th annual Shop With a Cop Program.
Children ages 2 to 11, along with their families, will be accompanied by officers as they choose $50 worth of toys and $100 worth of clothes. In order to be a part of the program, families submit applications. They are then chosen based on need.
CRIDERSVILLE — Having to reschedule its meeting from Monday night to Wednesday night because of a lack of council members present, the Cridersville Village Council resumed its meeting Wednesday as the hot topic from last month remained on the front burner, the extension of AEP on the property of DeLong Pioneer Park along Reichelderfer Road.
On Wednesday, representatives from AEP approached council with two proposals.
The Wapakoneta City Council’s Parks and Recreation Committee met Wednesday to discuss the parks budget for the coming year.
Chairman and First-Ward Councilman James Neumeier presented history of the park budget since 2005 so committee members could see how funding has dwindled.
CRIDERSVILLE — The city of Wapakoneta had its Children’s Hometown Holiday, now it’s time for the Village of Cridersville to have its own Christmas festivities for the 2014 season as the village hosts its annual “Christmas on Main Street,” Saturday, Dec. 13, starting at 9 a.m.
Seeing that it is National Influenza Vaccination Week, the importance of receiving a flu vaccination was discussed during the Auglaize County Health Department’s Board of Health meeting Tuesday morning.
“Typically, we see vaccination rates decrease after Thanksgiving,” Cindy Jones, director of nursing, said. “I know we’re all anxious to get the vaccine before we gather with family and friends for Thanksgiving.”
CRIDERSVILLE — Otterbein Senior Lifestyle Choices is hosting its first annual Patio Home Open House on Friday, Dec. 12.
Suzanne Hollenbacher, director of marketing for Otterbein, said the open house is to show off the updated improvements to the public.
The case against an ex-couple charged with a multitude of sex crimes has been joined into one case in Franklin County Court of Common Pleas in Columbus.
The consolidation order was issued Monday and signed by Judge Richard S. Sheward, who is presiding over the case since it was moved from Auglaize County.
The Wapakoneta Performing Arts Center was filled with the sounds of holiday music, both new and old, during Monday night’s Winter Choral Concert.
Kicking off the middle school program at 6:30 p.m. was a vocal duet. Shannon Carnes and Kassidi Mitchell performed Taylor Swift’s “Last Christmas.”