Galion Inquirer- RSS NEWS Feed http://galioninquirer.com/section/NEWS http://galioninquirer.com/section/NEWS Fri, 31 Oct 2014 21:04:39 EST 1800 Community Events for November http://galioninquirer.com/news/719-briefs-community_news-lifestyle/150375644/Community-Events-for-November Did we miss something? Send your events to galnews@civitasmedia.com.Hillbilly Breakfast Nov. 1 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 12:47:03 EST Kasich stops by Big Plate Diner http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150373774/Kasich-stops-by-Big-Plate-Diner Ohio Governor John Kasich made an impromptu stop to Big Plate Diner in Galion for lunch, during a Saturday campaign swing through Crawford County. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 11:30:02 EST Gene Toy named to Crestline Village Council http://galioninquirer.com/news/news-news/150373408/Gene-Toy-named-to-Crestline-Village-Council CRESTLINE — A long-time area public servant will make his return to Crestline service.Gene Toy, 50, was appointed to Crestline Village Council on Monday. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:32:02 EST This Week In Galion’s History http://galioninquirer.com/news/community_news-history-news/150359511/This-Week-In-Galions-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. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:06:04 EST Study: Two million Ohioans seek emergency food each year http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150373067/Study:-Two-million-Ohioans-seek-emergency-food-each-year COLUMBUS – More than one in six Ohioans, or more than 2 million people, stand in the state's emergency food lines each year, according to a new study released today by the Ohio Association of Foodbanks (the association). Ohio data from... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:41:05 EST New Midwest cover crops guide available http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150373046/New-Midwest-cover-crops-guide-available OTTAWA, Ohio – Soil researchers and educators from Ohio State University's College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences have collaborated on a newly updated Midwest Cover Crops Guide that can help growers learn how to improve... Fri, 31 Oct 2014 08:38:07 EST Council approves potential grant funds http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150361441/Council-approves-potential-grant-funds At its Oct. 28 meeting, Galion City Council authorized three applications of grant funds totaling more than $74,000. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:55:07 EST ​Crews busy on road project http://galioninquirer.com/news/home_top-news/150360985/Crews-busy-on-road-project With the cold air moving into north central Ohio, there is limited time for the road widening project to be completed. Karvo Paving (the project contractor) had four crews working on Thursday. Fri, 31 Oct 2014 10:13:01 EST Galion City Schools to hold parent-teacher conferences http://galioninquirer.com/news/announcements-news_education/150366389/Galion-City-Schools-to-hold-parent-teacher-conferences The Galion City Schools will hold fall parent-teacher conferences Nov. 6 and Nov. 13. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:31:02 EST Pet of the Week http://galioninquirer.com/news/pets/150366020/Pet-of-the-Week Bones is a 1-1/2 year old, female, Spaniel mix. She has a unique look. Bones has light blue eyes and a round face. She will sit and is social. Bones was picked up by the dog warden and never claimed. Bones is adoptable at The Humane Society serving... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:04:04 EST Richland Public Health receives award from Ohio State http://galioninquirer.com/news/health/150314843/Richland-Public-Health-receives-award-from-Ohio-State COLUMBUS, Ohio – Richland Public Health received an award from The Ohio State University for its role in stopping the measles outbreak this summer. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:41:05 EST Don’t forget to turn your clocks back this weekend http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150358653/Dont-forget-to-turn-your-clocks-back-this-weekend Don't forget to 'fall back' Saturday night! Daylight Savings Time ends at 2:00 am on Sunday, November 2, so turn your clocks back an hour before you go to bed. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 14:33:09 EST Galion resident takes part in “The Nerd’ http://galioninquirer.com/news/home_top-news/150357901/Galion-resident-takes-part-in-The-Nerd Dodie Conkel may be new to acting, but she's enjoying it immensely. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:17:02 EST More jobs available in county http://galioninquirer.com/news/business-home_top-news/150360290/More-jobs-available-in-county BUCYRUS — A good indicator of a growing economy is a lower unemployment rate. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:08:06 EST New state fire and explosion investigation bureau chief named http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150360529/New-state-fire-and-explosion-investigation-bureau-chief-named State Fire Marshal Larry Flowers announces Josh Hobbs, of Waverly, as the new Chief of the Fire and Explosion Investigation Bureau (FEIB). The FEIB investigates fires and explosions throughout the state to determine the cause and origin of the... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:53:07 EST GBL donates calculators for 23rd year http://galioninquirer.com/news/news_education/150359413/GBL-donates-calculators-for-23rd-year Sixth graders at Galion Middle School received calculators from Galion Building & Loan Bank recently.Jody Fraley, teller supervisor and education coordinator, and Betsy Beaudet, marketing director, presented the calculators. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:06:04 EST Cleveland enlists help to keep its traffic cameras http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150357831/Cleveland-enlists-help-to-keep-its-traffic-cameras CLEVELAND - Officials are enlisting the help of a popular mayor, governor and longtime U.S. senator George Voinovich to help defeat a ballot issue that would outlaw the use of speed and red-light cameras in the city. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 08:28:06 EST Heating assistance program announced http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150357791/Heating-assistance-program-announced Ohio Heartland Community Action Commission is announcing the 2014-2015 Winter Crisis Program (WCP). Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:21:10 EST No quarantine for Wright-Patt crew that flew to Africa http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150357823/No-quarantine-for-Wright-Patt-crew-that-flew-to-Africa A Wright-Patterson-based C-17 jet crew that flew to Monrovia, Liberia, to drop off cargo this month has not been impacted by a 21-day “controlled monitoring regimen” the Department of Defense ordered as of Wednesday, a wing spokesperson... Thu, 30 Oct 2014 06:09:08 EST Group plans town hall meeting on electric rates http://galioninquirer.com/news/news/150357796/Group-plans-town-hall-meeting-on-electric-rates Citizens for Galion is sponsoring a town hall meeting 6:30 p.m. Nov. 11 at the Galion Public Library Community Room.The meeting is designed to discuss Prairie State, city electric rate issues and the power cost adjustment. Thu, 30 Oct 2014 05:23:04 EST