Each year, The Herald takes a look back at the stories and photos of the year. Here is the second of four 2012 wrap-ups.
Members of Jefferson and St. John’s Junior Optimist clubs helped stuff 3,000-plus eggs with their adult counterparts for the annual Optimist Easter Egg Hunt.
Sarah Jane Living Center in Delphos was ranked eighth in resident satisfaction by the Ohio Department of Aging. The overall score was 96.7 and Administrator Mick Murphy said it was based on questions regarding a variety of offerings. “They asked questions about different things and determined our residents are happy with our food, our nursing care, our nurse’s aid care and our activities,” he said.
The process was begun to hire a superintendent to head Delphos City Schools. School board members used an executive session following a short business meeting to review 11 applications for the position. Board President John Klausing noted the last time the board solicited resumes, they received 35.
Legislation approving $210,000 for the Elida Avenue widening and paving project was passed on third reading Monday during the rescheduled Delphos City Council meeting. A $165,000 Ohio Public Works grant has been applied for to offset the cost of the project, which entails widening Elida Avenue to three lanes from The Point west to Summers Lane and paving from The Point to Douglas Street. The balance of payment will come from the Motor Vehicle Permissive Tax Fund.
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