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Community Shares Ideas In Mercy Health Sessions

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Mercy Health is listening. As the new owner of the buildings and assets of the former McLaren St. Luke’s Hospital, Mercy Health is hosting listening sessions to learn from residents of the Perrysburg, Maumee and Anthony Wayne communities exactly what they would like to see, said …

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Lucas County Fair To Offer Family Fun From July 10-16

BY KRISTI FISH MIRROR REPORTER — The Lucas County Fairgrounds in Maumee will soon be full of agricultural enthusiasts, foodies and more on Monday to Sunday, July 10-16. Admission to the Lucas County Fair will be $7.00 for those over the age of 9. A weekly fair pass, with seven scans, can …

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Waterville Cub Scout Earns Prestigious Supernova Award

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Jordyn Scharringhausen is just 8 years old, but she’s paving the way in Cub Scouts. A member of Pack 101 in Waterville, Jordyn is the first of her peers to receive the Dr. Luis W. Alvarez Supernova Award. Named for the experimental physicist, inventor, professor and …

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Waterville Contributes $25,000 To 50th Roche De Boeuf Festival

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — With less than three months to go before the 50th annual Roche de Boeuf Festival, the Waterville Area Chamber of Commerce board members and executive director Jackie Lehman are nailing down details, recruiting volunteers and securing sponsors. During the June 26 Waterville City Council meeting, chamber …

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Penguin Palace Reopens After Storm Damage

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — After a three-month closure due to damage from a storm, Penguin Palace is officially open again and serving ice cream to local residents. On April 1, when Chad Buck received a phone call from Maumee police after 2:00 in the morning to say his business …

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Maumee City Schools Honors New Teacher And Staff Retirees

­ BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — Maumee City Schools retired teachers and staff members were recognized during the June 12 board of education meeting for their dedication to the schools. Several former staff members attended the meeting, where they were presented with a gift and an invitation to attend a …

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ODOT’s McColley Shares Updates On Area Projects

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER| MIRROR REPORTER — As a Waterville resident driving across the 3-year-old bridge into Wood County on a daily basis, Patrick McColley can appreciate the outcome of road construction projects – despite their inconvenience. As Ohio Department of Transportation District 2 deputy director, McColley oversees every aspect of the 3,800 miles …

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Folds Of Honor Home Shows Community’s Commitment

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — When Tiffany Eckert’s husband, Army Sgt. Andy Eckert, was killed in Afghanistan in 2005, she couldn’t imagine life without him – let alone earning her degree and paying for their two children’s college educations. Thanks to Folds of Honor (FOH) – a nonprofit organization that provides …

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