Jul 092015
Summer Fun Heats Up At The Maumee Branch Library

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — On a recent hot summer day, more than 40 youngsters sat inside the library, learning how to perform magic tricks. Their instructor was one of the area’s most well-known magicians, Andrew Martin. While the kids learned how to amaze an audience with rubber bands, coins and mind-reading tricks, . . . Read More

Jul 092015
Ohio Turnpike To Celebrate 60th Anniversary

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — When Randy Cole looks to the future, he sees driverless cars, troubleshooting drones and lighter, aluminum-based semis traversing the 241-mile Ohio Turnpike. During the June 25 Waterville Chamber of Commerce meeting, Cole, the executive director of the Ohio Turnpike Commission (OTC), hosted a trivia quiz on the turnpike, . . . Read More

Jul 022015
Heavy Rains Cause Flooding Near Side Cut Metropark

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Soaking rainfall sent the Maumee River over its banks this week, flooding portions of River Road near Side Cut Metropark. On Sunday at 7:30 p.m., the Maumee Police Division closed a two-mile stretch of River Road from the park entrance to Jerome Road due to the flooding. Maumee . . . Read More

Jul 022015
Uptown Maumee To Feature Food Truck Fridays

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Food trucks are rolling into uptown Maumee. The Maumee Uptown Business Association will sponsor Food Truck Fridays beginning on July 10 from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. The trucks will be set up in the area adjacent to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church between East Wayne and Broadway streets. “This . . . Read More

Jul 022015
Weekend Of Fireworks To Fill The Sky

Maumee, Waterville and Whitehouse have planned Independence Day celebrations this weekend: Maumee Maumee will celebrate Independence Day on Friday, July 3. The event will kick off with a family-friendly picnic sponsored by the Maumee Uptown Business Associa-tion. The picnic takes place from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. in the area adjacent to St. Paul’s Lutheran Church . . . Read More

Jun 252015
Lifelong Schoolmates Finish One, Two In Graduating Class

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — New Maumee High School graduates Sarah Board and Connor Chu go back a long way, all the way to preschool. “But we don’t really remember each other,” Connor recently laughed, recalling the time he spent as a young student at Elizabeth Wayne Preschool, where Sarah also attended. She . . . Read More

Jun 192015
Maumee Hosts Community Conversation On Drug Abuse

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Maumee Police Chief Jim MacDonald says there are at least 10,000 heroin addicts in the metro Toledo area. The junkies are not destitute and homeless. Many of today’s heroin addicts are young, white suburbanites in their 20s, and Maumee is no exception when it comes to dealing with . . . Read More