The Daily Press http://wapakdailynews.com http://wapakdailynews.com/apfeed.xml--1 Wapakoneta Daily News | AP iAtom feed Copyright The Daily Press 2015-03-31T10:54:15-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10399New exhibit to open at Riverside Art Center2015-03-31T10:54:15-04:002015-03-31T10:54:15-04:00Copyright 2011 Wapakoneta Daily News A new exhibit featuring the works of Riverside Art Center members John Rausch and Jerry Knoch will be on display in the gallery starting next week until May 2.</p><p> See the full story in the Tuesday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.</p>Wapakoneta, OHCASSAUNDRA SMITHNew exhibit to open at Riverside Art CenterWapakoneta Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:10399Change0Usable2015-03-31T10:54:15-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10396What's on tap for this week2015-03-30T10:53:20-04:002015-03-30T10:53:20-04:00Copyright 2011 Wapakoneta Daily News We have a busy week of news for our readers in our edition of "What's on Tap" for this week.</p><p class="p1"> Below, we will have a list of what to expect to see in this week's papers, including what is going to be in today's edition. </p><p class="p1"> For a full story on all of this week's news, be sure to grab your print edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.</p><p class="p1"> <b>Today: </b></p><p class="p1"> Pictures of Easter events. (Also check our Facebook page for even more photos and to purchase some).</p><p class="p1"> Feature on local author Jay Clark's new book.</p><p class="p1"> Preview of event at the Wapakoneta-Central Library.</p><p class="p1"> Wapakoneta High School drumline team winning first place. </p><p class="p1"> <b>Monday:</b></p><p class="p1"> Feature on Library patron utilizing its computer programs</p><p class="p1"> Feature on the new extension director.</p><p class="p1"> Wapakoneta Lands and Building Meeting</p><p class="p1"> Story on the Wapakoneta Middle School Ensemble</p><p class="p1"> <em>All stories and pictures will be in Tuesday's edition.</em></p><p class="p1"> <b>Tuesday: </b></p><p class="p1"> Village of Botkins Council Meeting</p><p class="p4"> Story on a local person's visit to Nicaragua.</p><p class="p4"> Fundraiser preview at the Auglaize County Humane Society. </p><p class="p4"> Pictures of Story Time at the Wapakoneta-Central Library</p><p class="p1"> <em>All stories will be in Wednesday's edition.</em></p><p class="p1"> <b>Wednesday:</b></p><p class="p1"> Children's event preview at the Library.</p><p class="p1"> <em>Stories will be in Thursday's edition.</em></p><p class="p1"> <b>Thursday:</b></p><p class="p1"> Pictures from the Waynesfield Library. </p><p class="p1"> Auglaize County Humane Society 5K preview</p><p class="p1"> <em>Stories will be in Friday's edition</em></p><p class="p1"> <b>Friday:</b></p><p class="p1"> Friends of the Waynesfield Library Quarter Auction Preview.</p><p class="p1"> <em>Stories will be in Saturday's edition.</em></p><p class="p1"> <b>Saturday:</b></p><p class="p1"> Pictures of Mt. Tabor United Easter Egg Hunt, Armstrong Space and Air Museum Easter Egg Hunt and Roll, First United Methodist Church and Wapakoneta Manor Easter activity. </p><p class="p1"> <em>Pictures and story will be in Monday's edition.</em></p><p class="p1"> Of course, continue to follow wapakdailynews.com, our Facebook and Twitter pages for continued updates on happenings around the area. And be sure to grab your daily editions of the paper for the stories above and additional stories that will be added to the paper as the week continues. </p><p class="p1"> Also, see any pictures that you like in our paper our Facebook page? Be sure to drop by our office to purchase any photos you want for just a small price. The Wapakoneta Daily News is always here for you. </p>Wapakoneta, OHJAKE DOWLINGWhat's on tap for this weekWapakoneta Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:10396Change0Usable2015-03-30T10:53:20-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10393Impulse Drumline members named state champions2015-03-29T13:35:47-04:002015-03-29T13:35:47-04:00Copyright 2011 Wapakoneta Daily News The WHS Impulse Drumline won first place in its division at Saturday's Ohio Indoor Performance Association state championships.</p><p> See the full story in the Monday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.</p>Wapakoneta, OHCassaundra SmithImpulse Drumline members named state championsWapakoneta Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:10393Change0Usable2015-03-29T13:35:47-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10391What you may have missed in the Wapakoneta Daily News this week2015-03-28T10:33:49-04:002015-03-27T19:51:31-04:00Copyright 2011 Wapakoneta Daily NewsMonday: Agencies join for health fest. Preview of Friday's first HealthFest held at the Auglaize County Board of Health.Tuesday: The Wapakoneta High School Choir "Singsation" took third place at the Fairfield Crystal Classic at Fairfield High School.The alleged theft of a puppy on Sunday from a Wapakoneta residence was claimed to be "personal" by the dog's owner.The City of Wapakoneta detailed the detour route to be used during the West Auglaize Street reconstruction project.Wednesday: The Wapakoneta Board of Education honored six students at its Tuesday meeting.Wapakoneta High School sophomore Emma Walker says public speaking is her number one love. Thursday: The missing puppy suspected of being stolen from a Wapakoneta residence is found in Lima and returned to its owner.Friday: Timothy Scott Workman, of Montezuma, jailed for his role in taking photos of nude teenage girls in a Knights Inn hotel in Wapakoneta, is appealing his sentence.Three men suspected of operating a drug lab in Wapakoneta were arraigned in court.Easter activities in the area provide fun for the entire family.Wapakoneta, OHTom WehrhahnWhat you may have missed in the Wapakoneta Daily News this weekWapakoneta Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:10391Change0Usable2015-03-27T19:51:31-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10390Mom to Mom sale held at St. Joseph Catholic School2015-03-27T15:58:39-04:002015-03-27T11:50:28-04:00Copyright 2011 Wapakoneta Daily News A Mom to Mom sale will be held on Saturday from 8 a.m. until noon at St. Joseph Catholic school.</p><p> For more information about the sale, see the Friday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.</p>Wapakoneta, OHCASSAUNDRA SMITHMom to Mom sale held at St. Joseph Catholic SchoolWapakoneta Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:10390Change0Usable2015-03-27T11:50:28-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10388Easter fun for everyone2015-03-27T11:05:51-04:002015-03-27T11:05:24-04:00Copyright 2011 Wapakoneta Daily News <span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.25em;">If you’re looking for Easter activities, several organizations in Wapakoneta and the surrounding area are hosting egg hunts and various other events the next two Saturdays leading up to Easter on April 5. </span></p><p class="p1"> We'll have a running list with all the info you need. The same info can also be found in today's paper, either way, we will be at each event tomorrow taking pictures for next week's paper. </p><p class="p5"> <span class="s2"><b>Breakfast with the Easter Bunny (Wapakoneta)</b></span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">Community Health Professionals will host Breakfast with the Easter Bunny from 9-11 a.m. Saturday at its Wapakoneta location on 803 Brewfield Drive. </span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">Children will be provided the opportunity to have their picture taken with the Easter Bunny throughout the duration of the event. </span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">There will be crafts, an Easter basket raffle and a breakfast of food items donated by Dannon, Kroger, Community Markets, Walmart and Bob Evans. Eggs filled with prizes will be available for $1.</span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">The event is free to attend, but donations will be accepted. All proceeds go to Community Health Professionals Patient Care Fund, which provides home health care for those who are unable to afford it.</span></p><p class="p5"> <span class="s2"><b>Breakfast with the Easter Bunny (Waynesfield)</b></span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">Another Breakfast with the Easter Bunny event will take place in Waynesfield on Saturday at the Lions Club building, 331 E. Wapakoneta St. The event will run from 7:30 a.m. to noon. Admission for adults is $5 and children three to 12 is $3. Admission is free for children under three. Pictures with the Easter Bunny will take place from 8 a.m. to noon for $3. </span></p><p class="p5"> <span class="s2"><b>Easter Eggstravaganza</b></span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">On Saturday, the Wapakoneta Church of the Nazarene will hold its second-annual Eggstravaganza event from 1-3 p.m. at the church at 401 Court St. </span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">Eggstravaganza is a free community festival for kids and their families, and caters specifically to children up to 5 years old. </span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">The event starts with EasterJam, which is a “high-energy opening filled with 25 minutes of worship, the Easter story and door prizes,” according to the church’s website. </span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">Following EasterJam, families have the opportunity to participate in several activities located all around the church. These activities include face painting, an outdoor train ride, cookie decorating, crafts, a petting zoo, carnival games and more. </span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">There is also a Blacklight Easter Egg Hunt held in the church basement, which will be transformed into a Bible adventure for families to navigate through. Children choose eggs along their journey and exchange them for candy and prizes at the end of the hunt. </span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">Community leaders such as the Ohio Division of Wildlife, the Wapakoneta Fire Department and the Auglaize County Humane Society will be in attendance with various activities for children to participate in. </span></p><p class="p5"> <span class="s2"><b>Easter Clue Adventure</b></span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">Harvest Baptist Church, 1301 Navajo Trail, in Wapakoneta, will hold an Easter Clue Adventure from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday. The event is for children 3 years old through fourth grade, and will feature a scavenger hunt, games, food, a photo booth and more.</span></p><p class="p5"> <span class="s2"><b>Cridersville </b></span><b style="font-family: inherit; font-style: inherit; line-height: 1.25em;">Community Easter </b><b style="font-family: inherit; font-style: inherit; line-height: 1.25em;">Egg Hunt</b></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">Cridersville United Methodist Church, 105 Shawnee Road, will hold an egg hunt starting at 11 a.m. Saturday.</span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">Following the egg hunt, children will be able to take a picture with the Easter bunny in the church’s fellowship hall, where lunch will also be served.</span></p><p class="p5"> <span class="s2"><b>Easter Egg Roll/Hunt</b></span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">On April 4, the Armstrong Air & Space Museum will host an egg hunt from 10-11 a.m. on the lawn of the museum. </span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., an egg roll competition will be held. Children who participate will use a spoon to roll an Easter egg through an obstacle course that will be set up outside the museum. The egg roll will take place on the hour, and each winning team will be able to pick a prize at the end of the competition. </span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">The event is free to attend, but those wishing to tour the museum will still have to pay the full admission price. </span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">In the event of inclement weather, the egg hunt will be moved inside the museum and the egg roll will likely be canceled.</span></p><p class="p5"> <span class="s2"><b>Easter Egg Hunt </b></span><b style="font-family: inherit; font-style: inherit; line-height: 1.25em;">(First United </b><b style="font-family: inherit; font-style: inherit; line-height: 1.25em;">Methodist Church) </b></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">First United Methodist Church, 504 Glynwood Road, Wapakoneta, is hosting an Easter egg hunt starting at 10 a.m. April 4.</span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">The event is rain or shine.</span></p><p class="p5"> <span class="s2"><b>Easter Egg Hunt </b></span><b style="font-family: inherit; font-style: inherit; line-height: 1.25em;">(Mt. Tabor United </b><b style="font-family: inherit; font-style: inherit; line-height: 1.25em;">Methodist Church) </b></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">Mt. Tabor United Methodist Church, 21611 Gutman Road, Clay Township, will be hosting its own Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, April 4, beginning at 10 a.m.</span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">There will be prizes for children up to 12 years old. The event will also have pictures, food, candy and a surprise guest, according to the church’s Facebook post. </span></p><p class="p3"> <span class="s2">The event is free and open to the public.</span></p>Wapakoneta, OHStaff ReportsEaster fun for everyoneWapakoneta Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:10388Change0Usable2015-03-27T11:05:24-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10383WHS drumline to compete in state championship2015-03-26T08:55:03-04:002015-03-26T08:55:03-04:00Copyright 2011 Wapakoneta Daily News The Wapakoneta High School Impulse Drumline will be competing in the the Ohio Indoor Performance Association state championship competition on Saturday. The event is held at Wapakoneta High School and open to the public.</p><p> See the full story in the Thursday edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.</p>Wapakoneta, OHCASSAUNDRA SMITHWHS drumline to compete in state championshipWapakoneta Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:10383Change0Usable2015-03-26T08:55:03-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10382Missing puppy found in Lima2015-03-25T21:55:31-04:002015-03-25T19:31:30-04:00Copyright 2011 Wapakoneta Daily News The 9-week old pug reported stolen from the home of Wapakoneta resident Mandy Rayoum has been discovered by a Lima woman, who returned the puppy Wednesday evening.</p><p> <span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.25em;">The woman who discovered the puppy, Melissa Duffman, said it emerged from a row of bushes in her yard Sunday afternoon. The pug was returned when Duffman discovered its true owner. </span></p><p> Read about how the puppy was reunited with its owner in the Thursday, March 26 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.</p>Wapakoneta, OHJOHN BUSHMissing puppy found in LimaWapakoneta Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:10382Change0Usable2015-03-25T19:31:30-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10381AIP Logistics case has new court date2015-03-25T11:38:08-04:002015-03-25T11:38:08-04:00Copyright 2011 Wapakoneta Daily News The case regarding AIP Logistics, 300 Industrial Drive, in Wapakoneta, has a new court date set.</p><p class="p1"> <span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.25em;">Last week, representatives of AIP, the city of Wapakoneta and the Ohio Attorney General's office appeared in the Auglaize County Common Pleas Courtroom. </span></p><p class="p2"> Representing AIP was Joshua Koltak, from Sidney. Elizabeth Ewing represented the state attorney general's office and Dennis Faller represented the city of Wapakoneta. </p><p class="p2"> Koltak asked Judge Frederick Pepple to refrain from making a decision on the city’s motion to intervene. A request also agreed to by Faller.</p><p class="p1"> <span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.25em;">A chemical leak of </span><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.25em;">ethylenediamine (EDA)</span><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.25em;"> occurred on Aug. 26, and others have been reported since that time, including as recently as December. </span><span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.25em;">EDA is classified as an extremely hazardous substance, which, unless tightly contained, emits toxic and irritating vapors into the atmosphere. EDA must be heated using steam coils around the outside of semi-trucks to allow it to be transferred. EDA is a widely used building block in chemical synthesis.</span></p><p class="p1" style="font-style: normal; font-size: 12px; font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;"> This leak has led to a temporary restraining order, which was filed Dec. 15, so the corporation can come to compliance with federal law.</p><p class="p1"> Furthermore, the city of Wapakoneta filed a motion to intervene in the case involving AIP, this motion was filed on Feb. 12.</p><p class="p1"> <span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.25em;">According to court documents acquired by the Wapakoneta Daily News, the city of Wapakoneta moved to intervene as a party in the case in order to assert claims set forth in its proposed Complaint for Injunctive Relief, on the grounds that it has an interest relating to the issues raised in the Plaintiffs' Complaint for Injunctive Relief and Civil Penalties as they relate to the Zoning Code of the city regarding certain uses and activities being put to and conducted on the property of AIP.</span></p><p class="p3"> <span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 1.25em;">The restraining order has since been amended, but is still in effect.</span></p><p class="p1"> For a full story on the AIP case including an update on when the next court hearing is, see the Thursday, March 26 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News. </p>Wapakoneta, OHJAKE DOWLINGAIP Logistics case has new court dateWapakoneta Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:10381Change0Usable2015-03-25T11:38:08-04:00 urn:publicid:dailypress.com:10380Elementary students honored at board meeting2015-03-25T10:16:31-04:002015-03-25T10:16:31-04:00Copyright 2011 Wapakoneta Daily News Six elementary students were recognized for their achievements in the classroom during a Wapakoneta City Schools Board of Education meeting Tuesday night.</p><p class="p1"> Read about these students in the Wednesday, March 25 edition of the Wapakoneta Daily News.</p>Wapakoneta, OHJOHN BUSHElementary students honored at board meetingWapakoneta Daily Newsurn:publicid:dailypress.com:10380Change0Usable2015-03-25T10:16:31-04:00