Anthony Wayne

Vietnam Veterans Honored With Task Force 20 Event

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Don Fern remembers the welcome home he received in 1970, stepping off the plane in Washington, D.C. Like the other members of the Army’s 9th Division in Vietnam, he’d heard that wearing civilian clothes was advisable, as crowds would be at the airport to protest the …

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Bud Bauman Honored For Business, Volunteerism

  BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Whether in the role of businessman, historian or volunteer, Bud Bauman has poured his energies into the village of Whitehouse for decades. On March 15, Mayor Don Atkinson honored Bud, a longtime owner of Whitehouse Motors, active member of Whitehouse Historical Society (WHS) and volunteer …

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AW Grads In Architecture Describe Passion For Career

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — As part of an ongoing series about Anthony Wayne graduates in a variety of career fields, this week The Mirror presents profiles of those in architecture. For each one of these graduates, architecture is a passion they found while taking architectural and design classes with Todd …

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Four Firefighters Presented With Life Saving Award

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Steve Mazur is thankful that Derek Francis, Dustin Richardson, Nick Wismer and Kyle Yeager all remembered their training. On January 10, Barb Mazur called 911 to report that her husband was feeling ill. Wismer, a firefighter/ paramedic, and Yeager, a firefighter/EMT, were on duty and left …

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AWHS Career Fair Links Seniors With Opportunities

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Army National Guard Sgt. Jason Nowicki remembers what it’s like to be an Anthony Wayne High School senior pondering what’s next: education, employment or enlistment.  A 2007 graduate, Nowicki joined the Army National Guard in 2010 and now is a recruiter – and the parent of …

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Comprehensive Plan Update Reflects Residents’ Wishes

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Monclova Township residents want a community that’s connected and sustainable, with a downtown that provides opportunities for social interaction. Through a survey and stakeholder interviews, the Comprehensive Plan Update Committee obtained a clear picture of how residents want to see the township evolve, consultant Glenn Grisdale …

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Monclova Primary Aims High For Kids Heart Challenge

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Monclova Primary families are serious about healthy hearts. In 14 years, the school’s team has raised over $187,000 to help the American Heart Association (AHA) fund research on heart disease and stroke. This year, the 550 K-4 students are aiming to raise a record $19,000. On …

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Historical Society Member Reflects On Waterville Area

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — When Estella Wreede began recruiting members for a newly formed Waterville Historical Society in 1964, she called one of her former students. “Thad Jones was very young then,” noted Phyllis Witzler, a WHS historian who has been collecting stories about the formation of the society. “He’s …

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Waterville’s LEGO Club Inspires Innovation In Children

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — With a bucket of LEGO bricks, a handful of popsicle sticks, 45 minutes and ingenuity, the third-graders rose to the challenge: creating a pinball machine that flips a marble through a maze. “Does everyone here know what a pinball machine is?” asked teacher Kim Buehrer. Fair …

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