Saturday, March 14th, 2020

Community cancellations

From staff reports
The following local events have been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic:
n The Auglaize PERI Chapter No. 9 luncheon meeting scheduled for April 7 at St. Marys is canceled. The next meeting is set for June 2 at the Wapakoneta Eagles Aerie.

  n The Auglaize County Historical Society's "Remember the Ladies: The 1850 Women's Rights Convention in Salem, Ohio" presentation planned for March 29 in Wapakoneta has been canceled. Society administrator Rachel Barber said all Ohio Humanities Council programs in March have been canceled. For more information, contact the society at 419-738-9328.
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  Friendly Market owner Dave Giesige had to think back to the Blizzard of 1978 to recall such a surge of customers dead set on stockpiling supplies during a crisis. [More]
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