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Fairfield Elementary Named To State Organization Hall Of Fame

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — The Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators (OAESA) has named Fairfield Elementary School a 2021 OAESA Hall of Fame School.  The award, which is determined by OAESA members, recognizes schools that engage faculty, students and the community in order to provide a quality school experience.  …

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Retired Waterville Principal Publishes Children’s Book

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Quarantine, social distancing and masks can’t keep four girls from strengthening their friendship during the time of COVID-19. In The Four Ever Friends, retired Waterville Primary principal Darlene DeCrane shares the adventures of four elementary friends who rise above the challenges presented by the coronavirus to …

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StoryPoint Holds Flag Ceremony To Honor Police, Firefighters

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Wearing a mask and a jacket, Diane Peyton sat outside StoryPoint Waterville, watching as veterans lowered the U.S. flag to half-staff. September 11, 2001 is a day that no one will forget, said StoryPoint life enrichment director Nichole Alexander, who organized a flag ceremony on September …

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Miller Diversified Celebrates Its 100th Anniversary

From a family-owned greenhouse on Dorr Street to a Maumee-based multifaceted company specializing in real estate development, construction, brokerage, property management and a real estate investment fund, Miller Diversified has steadily grown since 1920. “One hundred years doesn’t happen by accident,” said Miller Diversified CEO Kurt Miller. “Many of the …

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Merrill Rainey To Host Virtual Launch Of Two New Books Inspires Children To Create World Of Dinosaurs And Horses

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Children’s book illustrator Merrill Rainey loves to inspire children to be creative. In his new books, Color, Cut, Create! Horses and Color, Cut, Create! Dinosaurs, Rainey developed over 70 paper toys, props and playsets specifically designed to let children’s imaginations take off.  The dinosaur book …

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AW Grad Develops App To Manage Tasks And Stay Motivated

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Like many college students, 2017 Anthony Wayne High School graduate Nashad Rahman felt a little unmoored when in-person classes were nixed due to COVID-19 this spring. Instead of lounging in his pajamas and enjoying some slack time, the Ohio State University junior created an app to …

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