Famous Galion Visitors
Jul01

Famous Galion Visitors

Some time ago, we did a story about several individuals born in our fair city who went on to achieve some degree of notoriety here or elsewhere. This evening, we thought we’d change it up a bit, and share a list of nationally (and even internationally) well-known folk who have been to Galion. In some cases, the visits are shrouded in a bit of mystery, but we are reasonably certain that most, if not all,of the visits below did take...

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Former Church Members Reunite
Jun29

Former Church Members Reunite

For some in attendance, it was the first time they had seen each other in more than three decades. Even so, the conversations picked right up where they had left off so many years ago. The members of the former St. Mark United Methodist Church gathered by the dozens on Saturday for a first-ever congregational reunion at the Gill House. Founded in the 1840s as the German Methodist Church, a name change 100 years ago made it the Market...

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County Fair Time Nearing
Jun26

County Fair Time Nearing

As June winds to a close, we often look ahead just a couple of weeks to what’s in store at the 157th Crawford County Fair. And as is typically the case, the seven days of the Fair this year – July 13 through July 19 — will bring music, rides, exhibits, livestock shows, and much more. Rides at this year’s Fair will be provided by D&R Shows Amusement Company from Monday through Saturday. Thursday brings the popular “Dollar...

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Bloomer’s Bargains This Saturday
Jun24

Bloomer’s Bargains This Saturday

It’s called “Bloomer’s Bargains,” named after the gregarious and charismatic father of the Gill House’s first family, Bloomer Gill. Actually, to be accurate, that would be the second Gill House’s first family. More on that in a moment. On Saturday morning from 8:00 a.m. to noon, the front lawn space under the magnificent copper beech trees at 342 Harding Way West (corner of Harding Way West and Gill Avenue) will be replete with items...

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Galion City Council Hosting Meet and Greet
Jun22

Galion City Council Hosting Meet and Greet

The doors of the Galion Municipal Building will be open wide on Monday evening, as Galion City Council hosts an open house. Actually styled as a “Meet and Greet,” the event will be an opportunity for Galionites to meet and speak with their ward and at-large representatives. As was noted at a recent meeting of Council, three new members and a new Council President have joined the body since the beginning of the year. The latest, First...

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