Family

TARTA Passage Would Offer Accessible Routes To Family Members

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Lisa Justice would like the opportunity to stop by and visit her mother for occasional weekday visits, but the lack of public transportation is preventing her from doing that. Her mother, Joyce Nelms, is a resident of Monclova Township, and Justice is hopeful that things …

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Wakeman Ghosts Recount Gore Of Illness, Disease

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Ghosts, vampires and zombies didn’t spook the residents of Waterville past. Typhoid fever, dysentery, malaria and Spanish flu were much scarier. On October 13, several teachers and physicians from Waterville’s past came to life to share just how treacherous life on the frontier could be, telling …

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Platinum Filament Run Celebrates Direct Support Providers

A 5K, costumed run/walk, trunk-or-treat, live music, a beer garden and food trucks are all rolling into downtown Whitehouse on Saturday, October 16 for an event meant to celebrate and support direct support professionals (DSPs). “We want to honor and highlight direct support professionals – the mentors who inspire transformational …

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Verna Momber Celebrates 100th Birthday With Family

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Verna Momber loves to wish others a happy birthday – especially her close friends and family. Her daughter, Marsha Boris, said that her mother, now living with dementia, always made it a point to make others feel loved on their special day. It was her …

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Progressive Fishing Association Is Paradise For Outdoor Lovers

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Pointing to a large bass swarming near the shore, Dwight Jenkins chuckled. “That one’s called Supper,” said Jenkins, as he walked around the Progressive Fishing Association’s 7-acre stocked pond, tossing in fish food. Jenkins is one of 150 members of the PFA, a private, nonprofit organization …

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Outdoor Expo Brings Adventure To Blue Creek Metropark

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Paddling, climbing, biking and relaxing are all within reach on Saturday, September 18 during the Outdoor Expo – a free event at Blue Creek Metropark from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Hosted by Metroparks Toledo, the Outdoor Expo will bring skills experts to the Whitehouse park …

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Timberwolff Stables Marks 15 Years Of Aiding Children

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Thanks to Harley, Denver, Lacey and the other horses at Timberwolff Stables, a 6-year-old boy is able to walk around school without assistance or fear of falling – a vast improvement from when he began hippotherapy three years ago. Amy Jackson, the boy’s mother, is a …

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