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January 8th, 2015
The end of the holiday season brings a drop in donations for many food pantries.
The Wapakoneta City Council’s Streets and Alleys Committee reported Monday evening that it recently discussed a number of possible future projects and the status of current projects.
Pending final cost estimates and completion of the city’s annual budget, the committee is considering curbing on Gibbs Street, grinding and overlay for Cherry Street and Rauthland Avenue, and grind and overlay on West Pearl Street with some curb repair.
It seems winter weather has finally made its way to Wapakoneta, and with it comes risks and complications for the elderly.
Problems they face include hypothermia and frostbite, Debbie McElroy, administrator of the Gardens at Wapakoneta said.
A new e-cigarette shop will soon open in Wapakoneta, specializing in selling not just the products themselves, but also creating a lounge area where vaping enthusiasts can socialize.
CAS Vapors will tentatively open on Jan. 19, and will be located in the building that previously belonged to The Fourth Wall comic book shop on 28 W. Auglaize St.
A hearing on several motions filed by the attorney of a Celina man charged in the 1981 death of a St. Marys man has been delayed for several weeks.
By the time you’re reading this, a couple inches of snow are on the ground, area schools were delayed and you’ve probably been out or know someone who has been out shoveling snow.
Rest assured though, the city of Wapakoneta and area businesses are prepared for the weather, and so can you.
A zoning request brought three residents before council Monday evening to express their displeasure.
According to Mayor Rodney Metz, Chuck Kentner has requested that a property he owns along the railroad spur east of Willipie Street be rezoned from commercial to manufacturing.
ST. MARYS — The first baby of the new year at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys is Kennady Jo Slife, daughter of Alyssa Rockwood and Kyle Slife, who was born at 11:59 p.m. Friday.
The first child for Rockwood and Slife, Rockwood said the birth was a quick three hours.
“It was fast and painful, but worth it,” Rockwood said.
BOTKINS — Botkins community members, faculty and students piled into the new school’s gymnasium on Sunday afternoon for its dedication ceremony.
“Today, we dedicate this school to the community of Botkins and to the students of Botkins Local School district,” superintendent Connie Schneider said. “This facility holds a future of possibilities built on the foundations and rich traditions of the past. The future awaits.”
The city of Wapakoneta has selected IGS Energy of Dublin, Ohio, as the supplier of natural gas to participants in its Natural Gas Aggregation Program, according to a letter sent to residents and small businesses throughout the city last week.