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Finding Thanksgiving Peace Amid Politics And Pandemic

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Before sitting down to pass the turkey and mashed potatoes this Thanksgiving, consider focusing on what brings people to the table in the first place. That’s the advice of Dr. Deitra Hickey, a licensed counselor, certified life coach, motivational speaker and entrepreneur who recommends several …

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Maumee School District Challenged With Substitute Shortage

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Providing in-class instruction amid a global pandemic has posed many challenges for school districts, including the need for substitutes. Kristy Ogden and Allen Radlinski regularly answer the call to serve as substitutes in the Maumee City School District.  For Ogden, a mother of three children …

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WWII Marine Corps Veteran Jack Pfleghaar Looks Back

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Jack Pfleghaar has lived a long life. The 96-year-old WWII veteran, MHS graduate and former Maumee volunteer firefighter recently reflected on his life, but especially his time in the military, in a fitting tribute for Veterans Day. “I am the luckiest person and I don’t …

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Groundbreaking Marks Beginning Of Waterside Clubhouse Expansion

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER— Residents of Waterside held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the construction of the new clubhouse expansion project. Waterside is a villa community located off of Monclova Road in Monclova Township, where over 1,000 residents enjoy group activities, a clubhouse, a pool, tennis courts and more. The expansion, …

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Drivers Learn To Navigate New Traffic Configuration In Maumee

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — A new three-lane traffic pattern, wider parallel parking and curb bump-outs are now marked in uptown Maumee and so far, drivers are making their way through it without too many problems. Maumee Police Chief Dave Tullis said that backups are common during peak hours, but …

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Fire Co-Op Levy To Generate Lower Than Expected Revenue

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — Anticipated revenues generated from a 3.25-mill levy for a fire co-op may fall short of original predictions, but Waterville Fire Chief Doug Meyer and Whitehouse Fire Chief Josh Hartbarger say it won’t affect their plan to hire additional fire/EMS employees to serve a growing area. Last …

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