Latest News in St. Marys

Officer Reiher Retires

Police Officer Kim Reiher retired from the Police Department after 25 years of service.  Pictured below are Kim and Greg Foxhoven, the Director of Public Service and Safety.

Walk With Nature

The St. Marys Kiwanis Club and Heritage Trails Park District invite you to enjoy the Miami and Erie Canal Towpath Trail on the 45th Annual Walk With Nature and 6th Fall Festival this Sunday, October 19th, from 12:00 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Memorial Park.  There will be music and entertainment, a craft show and farmer's market, tours of historical St. Marys, arts and crafts, a car show, Girty's Town Rendezvous, and Civil War Re-Enactors.  Below are photos from last year's event. 

Electric Presentation

Mayor Patrick McGowan and Dale Good, Electric System Superintendent, and his staff spoke at a luncheon for local employers regarding recent and future upgrades to the City’s electric system.  A powerpoint presentation was viewed followed by a question and answer period for all attendees. 

Public Power Week October 5th - 11th

The City of St. Marys Municipal Electric System is celebrating Public Power Week October 5-11, along with more than 2,000 other community-owned, not-for-profit electric utilities that collectively provide electricity to 47 million Americans. 

Power Outage

There will be a scheduled power outage for repairs to the east circuit – South Street to McClain Street between Wayne and Front Streets and all of South Park Drive, Tuesday, September 30, 2014, at 10:00 p.m. for 4 to  4 1/2 hours.  

Marathon

On Saturday, September 27, the Grand Lake Marathon will take place and South Street will be closed from 8 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. from Webb Street to Spruce Street.  Additionally, some side streets may have limited access as well. 

Women's Self-Defense/Shooting Class

The City of St. Marys Police Department and Auglaize County Sheriff's Office is conducting a free women's self-defense and shooting class on October 11, 2014 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.  The class is designed to instruct women on self protection tactics to help protect them as well as shotgun and handgun training instructed by certified Ohio Peace Officer Instructors.  There is no charge and lunch will be provided. 

Efficiency Smart Launches Light Bulb Recycling Initiative

Incandescent, flood and compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) can be responsibly recycled through recycling bins located at the Utility Office, compliments of Efficiency Smart.  Recycling prevents light bulbs from breaking when thrown into the trash or when compacted in landfills.  In addition, recycling allows for the reuse of glass, metals and other materials that make up fluorescent lights.  For more information about recycling light bulbs, visit www.efficiencysmart.org.

Ohio EPA Award

Ohio EPA representative, Richard Kroeger presented Dave Sprague, retired Superintendent of Water and Sewer Departments; and current Superintendent Jeff Thompson with a Certificate of Recognition for completing and implementing the Source Water Protection Plan for the City of St. Marys.

 

St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer - September 5 & 6

Mayor McGowen proclaimed September 5, 2014 as "Community T-Shirt Day" in support of the St. Marys Tailgate for Cancer. Attached are documents with information about ordering the t-shirts shown in the picture below and also information about the Tailgate for Cancer Event on September 6, 2014.

 

Ayers Promoted to Fire Chief

Doug Ayers received the highest score on the promotional exam for Fire Chief and was welcomed into the position on August 4th!  Doug and his wife and family live in St. Marys and he has been an employee of the St. Marys Fire Department since 1999.  Doug is pictured below with Mayor Patrick McGowan and Greg Foxhoven, Director of Public Service and Safety and also being sworn in at a Council meeting.  Congratulations Doug!!

Heilers Promoted to Captain/Paramedic

Kevin Heilers will be promoted to Captain/Paramedic with the City of St. Marys Fire Department on August 4th.  Kevin will be celebrating his 13 year service anniversary with the City also in August.  He is a graduate of Memorial High School.  Kevin and his wife and three children reside in St. Marys.  Congratulations Kevin!

Planned Power Outage

There will be a scheduled power outage to perform a circuit upgrade on Thursday, July 24th from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. in the Market Street to McLain Street area, between Main Street and Wayne Street and South Park Drive. 

New Firefighter/Paramedic

The City of St. Marys Fire Department welcomes its newest member, Firefighter/Paramedic Jacob Berelsman.  Jacob comes to us from Ft. Jennings, Ohio.  Welcome aboard!!

Ball Diamonds Closed

DUE TO WET CONDITIONS, ALL BALL DIAMONDS ARE CLOSED IN ALL PARKS, TUESDAY, JULY 8, 2014.

Ball Diamonds Closed

DUE TO WET FIELD CONDITIONS, DIAMOND #6 AT K.C. GEIGER IS CLOSED TODAY, THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014.

Ball Diamonds Closed

DUE TO WET FIELD CONDITIONS, ALL BALL DIAMONDS, EXCEPT #1 AT K.C., ARE CLOSED TODAY, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 25, 2014.

City Internet Auction

The City of St. Marys is going to be selling unneeded, obsolete, or unfit municipal property by internet auction through GovDeals.  A variety of items are intended to be sold on the site, such as vehicles, computer items, and other equipment and tools.  Please click on the link below to see the City’s items available for auction.

 

 

Ball Diamonds Closed

DUE TO WET FIELD CONDITIONS, ALL BALL DIAMONDS ARE CLOSED IN THE CITY OF ST. MARYS, FRIDAY, JUNE 20, 2014.

Ball Diamonds Closed

DUE TO WET FIELD CONDITIONS, ALL BALL DIAMONDS ARE CLOSED IN ALL ST. MARYS' PARKS, THURSDAY, JUNE 19, 2014.

Larkin Park Closed

6/11/14:  DUE TO FIELD CONDITIONS, LARKIN PARK DIAMONDS ARE CLOSED AND GAMES HAVE BEEN MOVED TO K.C. GEIGER PARK,
               DIAMONDS 5 AND 6

 

Ball Diamonds Closed

DUE TO WET FIELD CONDITIONS, ALL BALL DIAMONDS IN THE CITY OF ST. MARYS ARE CLOSED WEDNESDAY, JUNE 4, 2014
ALSO CLOSED IS THE ST. MARYS MINIATURE GOLF COURSE.

Employee Appreciation Dinner

The 2014 Employee Appreciation Dinner was held on May 7 at the Friendship Center.  A great meal was had by all.  Service awards were presented to employees with 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 years of service.  Special recognition was given to Jo Gruber and Dave Sprague who are both retiring this year.  Below are photos from the event. 

Swimming Pool Opens 5/24/14 (Adjusted July 4th hours)

Opening Day is Saturday, May 24, 2014.  

Season Passes can be purchased before opening day from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. May 20 through May 22
at the pool.  (Prices are listed under the Swimming Pool section.)

 

Memorial Day Weekend Hours (Saturday through Monday):  1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. 

Tuesday, May 27 - Hours:       3:00-7:00 p.m.

Wednesday, May 28 - Hours:  3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, May 29 - Regular Hours will begin (see Swimming Pool.)

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