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A dive team is searching for the body of a 34-year-old man from the Toledo area, believed to have drowned in a Jet Ski accident on Saturday. It happened around 8:30 p.m. Saturday in a private pond inMore >>
The body of 34-year-old Jason Mitchell, from Perrysburg, was located by divers around 1pm on Sunday in about seven feet of water.More >>
it to fourth and fifth-graders to answer the call to help troops overseas this
footballs, cards and games, 39 troops from Ohio who are serving overseas are
sure to have a brighter holiday thanks to the students at Crissey Elementary.
want to be able to give back to the community, and one of the things that we do
is called ‘Adopt-a-Platoon,'" explained Mark Clair, co-owner of the Retirement
Guys. "So we've adopted a platoon: the 838th Military Police."
Retirement Guys teamed up with the fourth and fifth grade classes at Crissey
for the project.
knew that a bunch of people in my family have been in the Army, and I know how
they felt," said Trey Materni, in the fifth grade. "My cousin, he just got back
a year ago from fighting in the war in Afghanistan, and now he is in Florida,
and I knew how they felt. Sometimes it doesn't go well for them. So I thought
if I got them some of those presents, that they would have more fun."
kids wrote cards to the troops, and each of them will receive handmade
stockings, on top of all the other goodies.
the adults, the outpouring of support is proof that kids have the biggest
kids are the most amazing kids I think I've ever taught," said Anjanette
Newcombe, a math teacher. "They're kind, they're caring, they're considerate.
They give even though they don't have a lot at this school. And a lot of them
bought some of these presents with their very own money, and that says a lot
about these kids and that's a typical Springfield kid."