Video of the New Bremen community

Recently, New Bremen native, Justin Luedeke provided an invaluable gift to the Village of New Bremen, a video of the community.  Justin Luedeke is the president of AeroView Solutions, an aerial drone videography company located in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Thank you Justin, for this amazing view of the New Bremen community.  We hope the viewers of this video enjoy it as much as we do.

Click here to view the New Bremen video on YouTube.



Summary: Region Workforce Development Summit

Approximately 125 people representing business, education and economic development convened at Fort Piqua Plaza on Thursday, March 17th for the first Workforce Development Summit.  The day’s event was sponsored by the West Central Ohio Development Council, a group comprised of economic development directors from 6 counties (Auglaize, Champaign, Darke, Mercer, Miami, and Shelby).

The event, titled ‘Winning the Workforce War’ was organized in order to learn how businesses, communities and education centers are winning the regional and national war for talent. 

Local Welding Program Reaches Milestone

Recently the partners of the West Central Ohio Workforce Development Initiative (WCOWDI) celebrated reaching a milestone.  After 12 sessions, the welding program has now exceeded 100 candidates who have benefitted from improving their skillset.

The celebration was held at the Tri Star Dennings Building in St. Marys.  When asked about their experience in the welding course, all of the candidates stated the program exceeded their expectations.

New Bremen CIC Annual Luncheon

The New Bremen Community Improvement Corporation will be holding an annual luncheon on Wednesday, April 20th at the Fellowship Hall, Faith Alliance Church, New Bremen. 

2016 Retail Promotion

The New Bremen Community Improvement Corporation is sponsoring a winter retail promotion titled ‘Avoid the Winter Blues’.  Each week one or two New Bremen businesses will be highlighted. 

Stop by the sponsored business during their highlight week for a chance to win a $25 gift certificate at that store location. 

Cider Time 2015


On Sunday afternoon, witches, ghouls and little bumble bees were found wandering down Main Street to celebrate Cider Time 2015.  This year served as the 60th year of Cider Time.  A tradition that started back in 1955, by the local Lion’s Club, is now sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion, the Village of New Bremen Parks Department and New Bremen EMS.

General Election Information from Ohio Secretary of State, Jon Husted


October 8th:  Mayoral notice received from Jon Husted, Ohio Secretary of State

For the upcoming November 3, 2015 General Election, Ohio voters will decide a number of local issues and races.  Ohioans will also have the chance to vote on three statewide ballot issues:

Annual Photo Contest

The New Bremen Community Improvement Corporation will be sponsoring its annual photo contest with the goal of finding an image that can be used in the annual CIC Christmas card as determined by votes cast by the community. 

“We’re looking for an identifiable New Bremen landmark or scene.” said New Bremen Mayor, Jeff Pape. 

Manufacturing Day in New Bremen, Ohio

Today, Crown Equipment Corporation opened their doors to students for Manufacturing Day.

The Pie Shell marks 10-Year Anniversary


August marks the 10-year anniversary of The Pie Shell.  The milestone was celebrated by Susan Krieg and her staff making nearly 300 of the initial pie creations, peach pie and cherry pie.  The Pie Shell originals were available for $10 each for an entire week.  Consider yourself fortunate if you were able to pick up one of the honorary pies at this price.  They seemed to fly off the shelves!

Frequently Asked Questions -- CRA No. 2

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:  New Bremen Community Reinvestment Area No. 2


Q: What is a Community Reinvestment Area (CRA)?

Saturday, July 25th: Firemen’s Picnic

The 94th annual New Bremen Firemen's Picnic will be held this Saturday.  Check out the schedule below for the planned activities. 


Lexi Richter, New Bremen native captures 1st runner-up in the Miss Ohio Scholarship Program


On Saturday, June 20th, Miss Ohio Week 2015 came to a close, with 11 semi-finalists entering the final stage of the Miss Ohio title.  New Bremen native, Lexi Richter, 21 was named 1st runner-up.  Lexi was awarded a $4,000 scholarship and invited to compete at the National Sweetheart Pageant in Hoopeston, Illinois during Labor Day weekend.

Annual Fishing Derby

The New Bremen Parks Department invites all kids from age 3 to 15 to come to the 2015 “Hooked on Fishing” kids fishing derby. 

This year’s fishing derby will be held on Tuesday, July 21, 2015 at the Industrial Park Pond on the west side of New Bremen off State Route 274.  Registration will begin at 6 P.M.  The derby will start at 7 P.M., ending at approximately 8:30 P.M.  There will age group prizes as well as door prizes.

There will be 3 age groups: 3-6, 7-10, and 11-15.  The prizes will be awarded as follows: 

U.S. Representative Jim Jordan visits New Bremen

On Monday, June 15th, U.S. Representative Jim Jordan visited four local New Bremen companies.  The morning started with a visit of Crown Equipment Corporation.  Jordan heard first hand of the challenges presented to many companies who seek skilled trade candidates, a common issue for many companies who are looking to the future generation for business growth and preparing for retirement of the baby boomer generation.