Anthony Wayne

Dave Giest Body Shop Closes In On 40 Years

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — When Dave Giest opened his body shop in 1981, the traffic on Waterville Street was so sparse that he could “walk across the road blindfolded at three or four in the afternoon.” Now, what once was called “the village with a future” has a steady stream …

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Whitehouse Council Loves Plans For New Pocket Park

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER |MIRROR REPORTER — The green space wedged between Veterans Memorial Park and a commercial building in downtown Whitehouse is known for now as “the grassy area,” but by next year it will be a place to gather with friends, read a book, sip a cup of coffee or warm …

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AW Senior Is Celebrity Caddie During Solheim Cup Tournament

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Actor Michael Peña, country music artist Darius Rucker and two-time Masters champion Bubba Watson certainly garnered applause, but so did Anthony Wayne High School senior Spencer Borowski. As a caddie for Inverness Club in Toledo, the 17-year-old was one of only six to remain “on the …

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Penta Ag Science Programs Prepare AW Grads For Careers

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — From food and water safety to animal health and farming technology, agriculture is a part of our everyday lives. With a robust agriculture program offered by Penta Career Center at Anthony Wayne High School, many AW graduates have gone on to pursue careers in ag-related fields. …

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Astro The Therapy Dog Joins Fallen Timbers Staff

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — The newest member of the of the Fallen Timbers Middle School staff enjoys belly rubs, carrying toys in his mouth and chasing squirrels.  As the new therapy dog for the 500-plus students at the school for fifth- and sixth-graders, Astro will calm anxious students, assist in …

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AW Grads Making An Impact In Construction-Related Fields

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — From home renovations and new builds to skyscrapers and factories, Anthony Wayne graduates are leaving their mark on the community as members of the construction industry. As part of a series following the careers of AW graduates, The Mirror is focusing this week on those who …

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Waterville Township Police Chief Shares His Philosophy

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — “The law should be applied more with a scalpel than a chainsaw,” believes Waterville Township Police Chief Charles Humes. Since being hired as chief on May 26, Humes said he’s been asked about his philosophy on law enforcement, so during the July 28 township trustees meeting …

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