Galion Inquirer- RSS NEWS Feed http://galioninquirer.com/section/NEWS http://galioninquirer.com/section/NEWS Mon, 29 Sep 2014 22:59:45 EST 1800 Joint Boards of Health meeting tomorrow http://galioninquirer.com/news/719-news/50803402/Joint-Boards-of-Health-meeting-tomorrow The Galion Board of Health will hold a special meeting on Sept. 30 at 5 p.m. This is a joint meeting with the Crawford County General Health District Board to discuss the future of public health in Crawford County. It will be held in City Council... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 14:48:02 EST Two-vehicle crash on SR 598 http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50797572/Two-vehicle-crash-on-SR-598 Deputies from the Crawford County Sheriff's Office and members of the Jefferson Township Volunteer Fire Department and Galion Fire Department responded to a two-vehicle injury crash on Sept. 28 at 6:58 p.m. The accident occurred on the bridge of... Mon, 29 Sep 2014 09:42:07 EST Galion’s unique spinoff of a fair: Oktoberfest http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50779144/Galions-unique-spinoff-of-a-fair:-Oktoberfest Last week, I discussed five things that seem to be very common with fairs. For the Galion Oktoberfest, though, I noticed a lot of new developments in keeping the crowd interested (mainly in the food). Sat, 27 Sep 2014 10:43:06 EST 10 events to know about today http://galioninquirer.com/news/community_news-news/50781384/10-events-to-know-about-today Connections Weekend Sept. 27 Sat, 27 Sep 2014 08:08:04 EST City traffic expected to be tricky http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50782475/City-traffic-expected-to-be-tricky With the increased traffic in town for Oktoberfest and Connections Weekend, drivers may be confused on how to navigate the detours caused by the events and ongoing road projects. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 15:29:02 EST Local FX studio contributes to new film “Tusk” http://galioninquirer.com/news/home_top-news/50768673/ “Tusk,” a new film from writer/director Kevin Smith, premiered Thursday — and there's a local connection. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:10:07 EST Fire burns down Whetstone Township facility http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50770565/Fire-burns-down-Whetstone-Township-facility The main building of a long-time Whetsone Township business caught fire and burned to the ground Thursday afternoon. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 17:04:07 EST Prairie Peddler Festival offers food, fun and live entertainment http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50765024/Prairie-Peddler-Festival-offers-food-fun-and-live-entertainment Outside of Butler, against the backdrop of autumn's fall leaf color show, organizers will hold the 27th Annual Prairie Peddler Festival, on Sept. 27-28, and Oct. 4-5. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 16:39:15 EST Class of 1944 meets http://galioninquirer.com/news/community_news/50767483/Class-of-1944-meets The members of GHS Class of 1944 met for their 70th class reunion luncheon on the sunporch of Galion Country Club Saturday, Sept. 20. Fifteen class members and six guests enjoyed reminiscing and viewing albums of previous reunions. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 14:04:07 EST Celebrate Connections Weekend with traditions old and new http://galioninquirer.com/news/news_education/50672855/Celebrate-Connections-Weekend-with-traditions-old-and-new This year's Connections Weekend opens tomorrow. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:11:04 EST Galion enters mutual aid agreement with Jefferson Township http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50749467/Galion-enters-mutual-aid-agreement-with-Jefferson-Township Galion residents on the northern section of town will see some extra services soon, thanks to a mutual aid agreement with Jefferson Township, approved by City Council during Tuesday night's meeting. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:49:02 EST Pet of the Week http://galioninquirer.com/news/pets/50748753/Pet-of-the-Week Dizzy Lizzy is a 2 year old, female, Husky/ Shepherd mix. Dizzy weighs 35 pounds. She has jaw dropping blue eyes. Dizzy is very receptive to attention. She shys away from the raised hand and is not jumpy. Dizzy just needs a little training and lots of... Wed, 24 Sep 2014 10:02:04 EST Road closures for Oktoberfest start today http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50748698/Road-closures-for-Oktoberfest-start-today If you are looking to get through Harding Way today in Galion, you are going to need to get creative. Wed, 24 Sep 2014 09:54:02 EST Teens work on mastering chess http://galioninquirer.com/news/home_top-news/50731956/Teens-work-on-mastering-chess Participants in the Teen Chess Club challenge each others to games during a recent meeting at the Galion Public Library. The club, which meets on the third Thursday night of each month, is open to students in grades 4-12. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 21:25:06 EST New doctor joins Avita Health System in Galion http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50742018/New-doctor-joins-Avita-Health-System-in-Galion Ami Hay, Certified Nurse Practitioner (CNP), has joined Avita Health System and is collaborating with Dr. James Goudy in Galion. She is a family medicine provider and is accepting patients 18 years and older. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 17:45:13 EST 5 coolest things about the Crestline Harvest Festival http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50736392/5-coolest-things-about-the-Crestline-Harvest-Festival I loved attending the Crestline Harvest Festival.Here are the five coolest things I found there that are common to all festivals Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:13:02 EST Crawford moves forward on high school wing http://galioninquirer.com/news/news-news_education/50736874/Crawford-moves-forward-on-high-school-wing The public recently had an opportunity to see what Colonel Crawford's new high school will look like. The district is in the final stages of preparation to add a new wing to the northwest corner of the existing K-8 building, putting all grade... Tue, 23 Sep 2014 16:08:05 EST Galion library reports lowest August circulation in 12 years http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/50736055/Galion-library-reports-lowest-August-circulation-in-12-years The Galion Public Library is adjusting to the changing needs of the public. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:36:02 EST Editor’s Notebook: Weekly Editorial page debuts Saturday http://galioninquirer.com/news/home_top-news/50732819/Editors-Notebook:-Weekly-Editorial-page-debuts-Saturday A newspaper is about its readers.We are excited to hear from you.That's why, starting with Saturday's edition, we will feature a weekly editorial page. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 15:33:08 EST Galion Historical Society Car Show a hit http://galioninquirer.com/news/home_top-news/50735130/Galion-Historical-Society-Car-Show-a-hit Over 60 cars took part Sunday during Galion Historical Society's fifth annual car show. Tue, 23 Sep 2014 13:44:05 EST