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Personalized Care Makes Otterbein Feel Like Home

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Smaller is better. That could be the slogan for Otterbein Senior-Life, which last month celebrated the addition of two suites onto each of the homes of its Monclova and Perrysburg skilled nursing neighborhoods. “We can now serve 12 elders in each of our five houses,” said regional …

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Four Firefighters Presented With Life Saving Award

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Steve Mazur is thankful that Derek Francis, Dustin Richardson, Nick Wismer and Kyle Yeager all remembered their training. On January 10, Barb Mazur called 911 to report that her husband was feeling ill. Wismer, a firefighter/ paramedic, and Yeager, a firefighter/EMT, were on duty and left …

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The Crust Pizzeria Set To Open In Whitehouse

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Pizza keeps Tony Fronk awake at night. “I’m making pizza in my dreams,” admits Tony, who along with his wife Marcy is preparing to open The Crust Pizzeria in downtown Whitehouse by the end of the month. “He moves 1,000 people through the Inn on Thanksgiving, …

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Courtney Lee Photography Helps Families Preserve Memories

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — Time cannot be stopped, but Courtney Zbydnowski of Courtney Lee Photography is doing her best to preserve small slices of time for local families. In 2017, Courtney opened her first small studio at the Collingwood Arts Center after studying photography at The Art Institute. Then, …

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Warm Weather Brings Out The Crowds For Acoustics For Autism

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — Thousands were able to enjoy the warm weather while supporting the 15th annual Acoustics for Autism on Sunday in uptown Maumee. More than 80 bands took to eight uptown stages for performances, some of which were livestreamed. For the first time, Conant Street was closed …

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Two Maumee Coaches To Receive The Bridge Award

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — During the annual Maumee Hometown Hero Awards Banquet, the Bridge Award is presented to a youth advocate, someone who has helped foster and develop youth citizenship in the community. This year, the honor will be presented to two coaches in Maumee, Brian Jones and Cam …

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Sunshine Communities To Be Honored With River Award

BY KRISTI FISH | MIRROR REPORTER — Each year, the Maumee Chamber of Commerce presents the River Award to a company or organization that has demonstrated outstanding generosity and civic responsibility. This year, the honor is presented to Sunshine Communities, a nonprofit organization that supports people of all ages with developmental disabilities. …

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AWHS Career Fair Links Seniors With Opportunities

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Army National Guard Sgt. Jason Nowicki remembers what it’s like to be an Anthony Wayne High School senior pondering what’s next: education, employment or enlistment.  A 2007 graduate, Nowicki joined the Army National Guard in 2010 and now is a recruiter – and the parent of …

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