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Big Guns Get A Facelift Thanks To Eagle Scout

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — As Tyler Baden goes for regular runs, bike rides or drives in his Jeep, he often passes the Whitehouse American Legion on Providence Street. “I always ride my bike by here every few days and I noticed they needed to be repainted or refurbished,” Tyler said, …

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Toledo Humane Society Closed To Public, But Foster Families Needed

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, even the animals at the Toledo Humane Society have had to make adjustments. Although the organization falls under the “essential business” category, which allows them to remain open, operations have been scaled back significantly, said marketing director Abbey Hall. “As the …

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School, Churches, Community Team Up To Feed Area Kids

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Dustin Schmidt, associate pastor of Waterville Community Church, and Brian Billings, an Anthony Wayne Local Schools administrator and member of the church, maneuvered around one another at a safe distance, while filling plastic bags with protein bars, applesauce, juice, soup and crackers. Every Friday, volunteers fill …

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Community Answers Call To Donate Food

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts and several of their family members collected canned goods and other items on March 24 to help those in need during this health crisis. Boy Scout and Cub Scout Troop and Packs 103, 104 and 199 worked in conjunction with Maumee …

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Church Leaders Find New Ways To Connect During Health Crisis

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — As Christians celebrate Holy Week and Easter, one of the most spiritual times in the calendar year, the local church community has found new ways to connect to members amid a COVID-19 pandemic that stipulates social distancing and an end to large gatherings. Many houses …

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