5th Annual Cleveland Street Ribfest Coming June 7, 2014

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAAntwerp’s 5th Annual Cleveland Street Rib Fest will be held on Saturday, June 7, between the VFW and Fire Hall. Included at the Rib Fest will be a 50/50 raffle, DJ music from Noon to 6:00 p.m. and The Wannabee’s Band playing from 6:00–10:00 p.m.

The Rib Fest 5K River Run will begin at 9:00 a.m. with registration starting at 8:00 a.m. Medals will go to the top three males and females in each age group and top male and female overall. Please contact Carrie Reeb at 571.243.0735 with any questions regarding 5K run.

A corn-hole tournament will start at Noon with registration at 11:00 a.m. or you can contact Tom Derck at 419.506.0671 to pre-register.

For your eating pleasure Puckerbrush, Shigs N Pit, Stella Blue and Timmy’s BBQ will be set up with ribs from 11:30 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Also you can support your local non-profits such as Antwerp Athletic Boosters, Antwerp Ball Association, Antwerp Boy Scouts, Antwerp Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary and Antwerp VFW Post 5087 starting at 11:00 a.m. They will have pulled pork, brats, hotdogs, steam corn on the cob, curly fries, sweet tea, lemonade shake-ups, pop, slushies, water and the VFW will once again be hosting the beer pavilion.  Please come out and join the fun:)

For more information please contact Aimee Lichty at 419.258.7075 or 419.506.1228. You can also visit the village’s web-site at www.villageofantwerp.com or find us on Facebook at ACDC Antwerp Community Development Committee. This event is sponsored by ACDC.

Jan Reeb (Council President)

Jan Reeb pic602 North Main Street


Jan is a lifelong resident of Antwerp and graduate of AHS. Jan first served the Village as Clerk-Treasurer. After resigning from that position, she ran for and was elected to Antwerp Village Council where she is in her fourth term. Jan is married to John Reeb and has two sons, Jason (deceased) and Matthew (Carrie). Jan has three grandchildren; Issac, Reese, and Jameson. Jan enjoys working for and with the people of Antwerp and welcomes any calls or input from the residents of our village.

Term Expires: December 31, 2019

Schedule Your Events

Riversidepark soldierMany events happen every year in the Village of Antwerp and at the Riverside Park. We do our best to ensure there are no scheduling conflicts. Be sure to contact the Antwerp Village Administrator to reserve your date now. Contact the Village Administrator Here:

Sara Keeran, Village Administrator
Village of Antwerp
Box 1046
Antwerp, OH 45813
Ph: 419-258-2371
Fax: 419-258-1564
Cell: 419-506-0205

Rudie J. Reeb: Council Member

Rudie J. Reeb

210 West Daggett Street

419.258.4025 home

419.258.0620 cell

Rudie was a local business owner for 21 years. He is a retired vocational teacher. He and his spouse Nancy (deceased) have been married 34 years. Rudie would like to see Antwerp grow and prosper. Please feel free to contact Rudie with and questions or comments.

Term Expires: December 31, 2021

Kenneth Reinhart: Council Member

Kenneth Reinhart

201 Wentworth Street

419.258.7871 home

419.506.1717 cell

Ken has been a resident of Antwerp for 60+ years. He is a graduate of AHS. Ken has been married to Doris for 56 years. They have 4 children and 10 grandchildren. He retired from Navistar in 1987. Ken owned the Ice Cream Depot in Antwerp for 19 years. He was also on Village Council from 1991-2003 and again starting in 2011.

Term Expires: December 31, 2019

Charles Keith West: Council Member

Charles Keith West

501 Park Avenue; PO Box 636


Keith is our newest member to council and says he has a learning curve to get use to everything. However, he feels he has something to contribute with his past experience as a factory supervisor and former deputy sheriff. Keith is looking forward to hearing from you with any questions, comments or suggestions.

Term Expires: December 31, 2021

Antwerp Village Solicitor

Melanie Farr

Melanie is the Solicitor for the Village of Antwerp. She has served in this position since 2001. She represents and advises the Village’s public officials on various legal issues involving municipal government. Melanie is a member of the law firm of Haller & Colvin, P.C., located at 444 East Main Street, Fort Wayne, Indiana. She has been with Haller & Colvin since 1998, and she is licensed to practice law in Ohio and Indiana. She is a member of the Ohio Bar Association, Indiana Bar Association, Allen County Bar Association, and Ohio Municipal League. Melanie is a lifelong member of the Antwerp community and is raising her family here.

Fiscal Officer: Aimee Lichty

Fiscal Officer
Aimee Lichty
118 N. Main
Box 1046
Antwerp, OH 45813
Phone: 419-258-2241
Fax: 419.258.1337

E-mail: antclktr@mchsi.com

Aimee was hired by the Council in March 2015 as Fiscal Officer for the Village of Antwerp. Her job is to pay all invoices, do Village payroll, manage the Minutes, Ordinances, Resolutions and timing of Levies. Aimee also handles contracts for EMS and Fire as well as other Village contracts. Prior to her job as Fiscal Officer, Aimee worked eight years as the Antwerp Village Utility Billing Clerk. Prior to working for the Village, Aimee held various positions at Do it Best Corp. for 7 years. Aimee has been married to Brian Lichty for 19 years and they have been blessed with three amazing boys. She is an avid Yankees fan, loves reading, and watching her boys splay sports. Aimee was born and raised here and volunteers much of her time to continue making Antwerp a great place to live and raise a family.

Aimee is available Monday-Friday 8-2.