Apr 242015
Fourth-Graders Learn About Business Through Junior Achievement

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — Junior Achievement volunteers are teaching Wayne Trail Elementary students lessons in entrepreneurship and financial management. Representatives from businesses that belong to the Maumee Chamber of Commerce are serving as JA volunteers by spending 45 minutes per week for five weeks teaching students business concepts such as revenue, expenses, . . . Read More

Apr 242015
Riverside Cemetery Opens Following Flood Damage

BY NANCY GAGNET | MIRROR REPORTER — After more than five weeks of being closed, Riverside Cemetery is now open to the public. Maumee Public Service Director Joe Camp announced at the April 20 city council meeting that the closed signs were be removed at 8:00 a.m. on April 21. “It’s time for people to . . . Read More

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