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AW Community Filled With Kind People

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — All it takes is one act of kindness to brighten someone’s day. It doesn’t take any heroic effort to volunteer, speak kind words or listen to someone in need. When The Mirror asked readers to recognize others for their acts of kindness, the response was overwhelming. …

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Whitehouse Trio Departs After Eight Years In Office

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — When Rebecca Conklin Kleiboemer, Mindy Curry and Bob Keogh ran for Whitehouse Village Council seats in 2015, the village looked a little different. Downtown streetscaping was not yet underway, the park’s playground was in need of replacement, the Veterans Memorial Park was still just a plan …

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Father/Son Team Provides Christmas Meals For 30 Families

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — Thirty families in and around Maumee received several days’ worth of food thanks to the kindness of Hunter Spioch and his father, Glenn. What started as an Eagle Scout project for Hunter in 2021 has now turned into a yearly food drive, providing all the …

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AW Board Members Depart With Nearly 23 Years Of Experience

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Serving on the Anthony Wayne Board of Education the past three years has been anything but ordinary, with the pandemic, two appointments to the board following members leaving the district and an unprecedented 12 candidates running for four seats. Two of the three exiting board members …

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Barb Bruno And Rod Frey Exit Waterville Council

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — As Waterville City Council members bid farewell to Barb Bruno and Rod Frey on December 11, John Rozic used Frey’s words to describe the experience: “It’s been great fun. And when it hasn’t been fun, at least it’s been interesting,” Rozic said. The Mirror asked both …

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Lial’s Drive-Thru Nativity Brings Christmas Story To Life

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Earl the donkey loudly brayed in the darkness, eliciting giggles from the shepherds who were watching their sheep nearby.  Soon, the darkness was broken by headlights, as the first of more than 100 vehicles slowly eased past the Lial Catholic School middle-schoolers portraying the Nativity – …

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