Anthony Wayne

Whitehouse Referendum Group Exceeds Required Signatures

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — As soon as Whitehouse Village Council voted on May 3 to revoke a .75-percent income tax credit, Larry Yunker promised to put a referendum on the ballot to have Ordinance 2-2022 repealed. Whitehouse Citizens Referendum, a public group on Facebook, now has 233 members, and volunteers …

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Rory Smith Decides To Join U.S. Naval Academy

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — When Rory Smith arrives at the U.S. Naval Academy on June 30, he’ll bring just his phone, documents and the clothes on his back. “They put you in clothes, they take your clothes and your phone and lock them somewhere. You’re a new person,” said Rory, …

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AW Community Supports 11-Year-Old With Rare Cancer

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — When 11-year-old Emily Scholz started having vision and balance problems, her mom thought it was just due to a growth spurt. “She’s grown 4 inches in the past year. I figured she was just like a puppy growing into that extra body,” said Sarah Carnes. What …

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Scouts, Mayor Debut Chess Board At Conrad Park

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — As with every Scout project, last week’s inaugural game of chess was a team effort. As he maneuvered the 2-foot-tall white pawns, Waterville Mayor Tim Pedro willingly took advice from Scout Troop 101 members Corbin Fitzpatrick and Jake Metzger, co-creators of a new space at Conrad …

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Whitehouse’s Bob Keogh Remains Involved In Community

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Between Waterville Rotary, Whitehouse Village Council, the Chamber Partnership and a tax and retirement planning business, Bob Keogh isn’t slowing down. “You’ve got to keep working the mind,” said the 79-year-old, “not-yet-retired” Whitehouse resident.  As a 1960 high school graduate, the Pittsburgh native didn’t know what …

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Whitehouse Police Chief Is Recognized For His Innovation

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Community policing has been around since the 1990s, but to Whitehouse Police Chief Mark McDonough, it’s more than a buzzword – it’s a mindset. That’s the reason McDonough was selected for the Ohio Association of Chiefs of Police (OACP) Michael J. Kelly Excellence and Innovation in …

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AW Youth Foundation Plans New Programs And Projects

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — New programs and projects are in the works for the Anthony Wayne Youth Foundation. During a March 24 open house, AWYF board chair Drew Miller pointed to renderings of a sports field facility for the Blue Creek Recreation Area (BCRA). A capital campaign is underway to …

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