Candidates night planned Oct. 5

BUCYRUS – The Mid-Ohio Progressives (MOP) have scheduled two events, a presentation on workers’ rights and a candidates/issues night, in the coming weeks. The grassroots political organization was formed earlier this year.

The group will host We Are Ohio’s Allied Members and Partners meeting Thursday at the Bucyrus Public Library, 200 E. Mansfield St. The evening will begin with pizza and soft drinks from 6 to 6:30 p.m. We Are Ohio representatives will speak from 6:30 to 7:45 p.m.

The candidates/issues night will be at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 5 at the Lowe-Volk Nature Center, 2401 Ohio 598, Crestline. Candidates with opposition in their respective races and tax issue representatives have been invited to participate.

Those who have accepted the invitation to speak are: Wynford bond/levy issues; ADAMH Board tax renewal; Children Services tax issue; Bucyrus school board candidates Debra Hoover and Traci L. Wetterau; Colonel Crawford school board candidates Margaret Hoyles and Heather M. Skaggs; Galion mayoral candidate Thomas M. O’Leary; Galion law director candidate Thomas N. Palmer; Galion city auditor candidates Paula E. Durbin and Brian L. Treisch; Galion council-at-large candidates Gail L. Baldinger and Alice Matthews; Galion 4th Ward candidates Jennifer L. Kuns and Tammy D. Siclair-Erlsten; Bucyrus council-at-large, Daniel F. Ross and Daniel Wirebaugh.

Community members are invited to attend and ask questions. Candidates and issue representatives who have not responded, but who still want to participate are asked to contact MOP. For details on either event, email midohioprogressives@yahoo.com, text 419-569-2346, or call that number after 4:30 p.m.

Upcoming library programs

• Staff member Sue Stuckman will lead a regular session on scrapbooking and card-making at 1 p.m. Oct. 3 in the Genealogy Room at Bucyrus Public Library. The library will also…