Apr 032015
Volunteers Begin Effort To Clean Up Side Cut

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Last August, Nathan and Heidi Steinmetz said their “I dos” at Side Cut Metropark. Last weekend, the young married couple was among the legions of volunteers at the park clearing out the debris left behind from a massive flood of ice boulders and water that overtook the park . . . Read More

Mar 272015
Work Continues At Riverside Cemetery

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Since the ice boulders that let loose in Waterville on March 14 caused extensive damage to Maumee’s floodplains – and especially to Riverside Cemetery – Maumee Mayor Richard Carr has spent a lot of his time there. Last Friday, March 20, he met with U.S. Rep. Bob Latta . . . Read More

Mar 272015
Maumee Uptown Business Association Kicks Off Spring With Easter Event

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — The first-ever Easter “Egg”stravaganza kept uptown Maumee bustling last Saturday morning. Similar to trick-or-treating in uptown Maumee, children went from business to business to collect colored Easter eggs filled with candy. Fourteen businesses participated in the “Egg”stravaganza, which was sponsored by the Maumee Uptown Business Association (MUBA). It . . . Read More

Mar 202015
Maumee River Floodwaters And Ice Slam Riverbank

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER – Mother Nature unleashed a path of destruction along the floodplains of the Maumee River last weekend. A quicker-than-usual March thaw caused massive ice chunks that were jammed up in Waterville to break loose, sending them downstream where they slammed into ice near Side Cut Metropark. With nowhere else to go, . . . Read More

Mar 202015
Damage To Maumee's Riverside Cemetery Is Extensive.

Letter To The Editor: The damage to our City of Maumee cemetery is extensive. The damage consists of displaced tombstones, damaged trees and destruction of the fence around the cemetery. Those having family members buried there are assured that our records identify where every tombstone belongs and that every tombstone will be returned to its . . . Read More

Mar 132015
Maumee Hometown Hero Banquet Honors Community Leaders

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Maumee’s finest citizens, business leaders and educators were honored last week at the Hometown Hero Awards banquet. The event took place March 5 at The Pinnacle in Maumee. “This is a celebration of what makes Maumee such a special place to live,” said Maumee Mayor Richard Carr. The . . . Read More

Mar 062015
Wayne Trail Students Spend Afternoon  Volunteering At Sunshine Communities

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Several students skipped sleeping in on a recent Saturday to help individuals with developmental disabilities. On February 21, Wayne Trail Elementary students boarded a bus to travel to Sunshine Communities, an organization that offers services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Twelve fourth-graders from teacher Gail Salmon’s . . . Read More

Mar 062015
High School Students Visit City That Never Sleeps

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Several dozen Maumee High School students are back in town this week, having just returned from a trip to the Big Apple. More than 85 students and eight chaperones took part in the annual senior trip to New York City, which included stops at Times Square, the Metropolitan . . . Read More