Galion Inquirer- RSS Feed Mon, 22 Sep 2014 16:14:51 EST 1800 Galion health officials helping raise awareness of Enterovirus A recent increase in respiratory illness in several Midwest states, including Ohio, may be related to Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68). While cases have not yet been identified in Ohio, hospital specimens have been sent to the Centers for Disease Control &... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:15:03 EST Electric rate study under review The rate study for electricity has been completed and the Galion Utilities Committee received the preliminary findings during its Sept. 10 meeting. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 12:12:02 EST Report card results mixed for Galion schools Ohio's annual report card results are mixed for Galion schools.Its performance index for achievement was 79.5 percent. The only area the district dropped in was Indicators Met, with a score of 66.7 percent. Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:14:02 EST Tigers ground Barons in MOAC opener DELAWARE — Jacob Fryer and Arby Thompson rushed for more than 100 yards apiece and the Galion defense held host Buckeye Valley to just 12 yards of total offense as the Tigers recorded their second consecutive shutout by blasting the Barons 32-0... Mon, 22 Sep 2014 09:13:02 EST Oktoberfest band lineup Thursday, Sept. 25Main Stage: John Kennedy Orchestra, 6:30 p.m.Stage Two: Semer Bros, 6:30 p.m. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 14:42:06 EST An Eye on the Tigers … VARSITY VOLLEYBALLThe Lady Tigers are 8-0 in the Mid Ohio Athletic Conference and 12-3 overall following a 3-1 victory against Pleasant in Marion County Thursday evening. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:20:04 EST Buckeye Central School Board meeting minutes The Buckeye Central Board of Education held their regular monthly board meeting on Sept. 11. There were no public participation requests.Financial reports were read and approved.Superintendent's Report: Fri, 19 Sep 2014 12:04:07 EST Queen pageant returns to Harvest Festival The Crestline Harvest Festival Queen's Pageant made a big return Thursday night after a seven-year hiatus.Col. Crawford freshman Desiree Sharp won the event and a $750 college scholarship. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:19:04 EST General Health District seeking Medical Reserve Corps Volunteers Crawford County General Health District (CCGHD) is forming a Medical Reserve Corps. CCGHD is looking for residents who are interested in volunteering to help prepare and protect our community. Medical and non-medical personnel are needed. If you are... Fri, 19 Sep 2014 13:19:05 EST Galion City Schools gets new treasurer Charlene Parkinson was welcomed as the new treasurer for Galion City Schools this evening. The Galion Board of Education approved her employment contract, effective Sept. 30. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 20:22:05 EST PUCO approves the upgrade of eight rail crossings COLUMBUS – The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) today approved funding authorization from the Ohio Rail Development Commission directing CSX Transportation to install roadway gates and mast-mounted flashing lights at eight... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 14:13:02 EST Pet of the Week Zipper is a 1 1/2 year old, neutered male, Jack Russell Terrier/ Beagle mix. He weighs 15 pounds. Zipper is a spunky guy. Zipper was a stray. He is adoptable at The Humane Society serving Crawford County at 419-562-9149. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:44:02 EST Connections Weekend Banquet to induct 8 The Connections Weekend Hall of Fame Banquet and Induction Ceremony will be held Saturday, Sept. 27, at the Galion Middle School. This Banquet and all Connections Weekend events are open to the public, not just Galion graduates. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:26:02 EST 10 events you should know about today Teen Chess Club Sept. 18 Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:25:03 EST A look at key developments in NFL controversies NEW YORK (AP) — The NFL is under pressure from sponsors, fans and lawmakers for its handling of domestic violence allegations against several players. At issue is whether the league is acting swiftly enough to investigate or discipline... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 11:08:02 EST Health Dept. to hold flu clinics The Galion City Health Department has announced several upcoming flu clinics.Monday, October 6 - Stop by the Golden Age Center from 1 – 5 p.m. It is located at 301 South Market Street, Galion. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:15:02 EST This Week in Galion’s History Galion has a colorful and lengthy past. The events noted in this column are taken from the Galion Inquirer archives from years past. The focus will be items of personal or community interest from 10, 25, 50 and 75 years ago. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:02:05 EST CONTACT volunteer training starts next week It is not too late to register for the fall training class for CONTACT volunteers. Classes start on Monday, September 22 at 6:30 at the Council on Aging at 200 S. Spring Street in Bucyrus. Sessions will continue on Monday and Tuesday evenings for six... Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:56:06 EST Galion Inquirer names new editor Lifelong Ohio journalist Chris Pugh has been named editor/content manager at the Galion Inquirer. The announcement was made today by Jim Lawitz, director of content for Civitas Media, the parent company of the Inquirer. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 11:58:09 EST Bowling results SATURDAY PREPS LEAGUELady Tigers 4 - 0Captain American 3 - 1The 2 A's 3 - 1Ten Pin Mafia 1 - 3The Riddlers 1 - 3The Bald Eagles 0 - 4 Wed, 17 Sep 2014 12:25:04 EST