Feb 032017
Postcards From 1900s Offer Glimpse Into A Simpler Life

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — In the early 1900s, a friendly greeting either happened through a face-to-face visit or by mail. Rebecca Jaessing, the owner of Clara J’s Tea Room and Neopolitan Gift Shop in uptown Maumee, came across a large collection of postcards, some dating back to 1907, that her mother, grandmother . . . Read More

Feb 042016
Students Share Special Lessons With Pen Pals

Wayne Trail fifth-grader Sam Mullins (left) shares a smile with his pen pal Eric Spalding, of Sunshine Communities. The students took part in a lesson outside of the classroom on January 29, when they visited Sunshine Communities to see their pen pals and to make a Valentine’s Day craft. For the past several months, the . . . Read More

Aug 272015
Copper Moon Studio Showcases Boundless Creativity

BY KAREN GERHARDINGER | MIRROR REPORTER — The plates, clocks, wine stoppers and jewelry filling Copper Moon Studio showcase owner Stacy Owen’s seemingly boundless creativity. Yet Stacy, freshly returned from a glass conference hosted by Bullseye Glass Company, said she’s not even scratched the surface. “There are so many techniques you can use to create,” . . . Read More

Aug 202015
Maumee Hosts Challenger Little League State Tournament

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Hundreds of individuals with special needs, along with their families, descended on Maumee during the first weekend in August for a unique event that centered on sportsmanship, camaraderie, cheers and laughter. The Greater Toledo Challenger Little League hosted the league’s annual tournament at Rolf Park Field, drawing nearly . . . Read More