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October 23, 2020
 

Dog and sloth show

A sloth and dog companion were among Halloweeners who took advantage of Ohio Northern University Residential Life drive-thru trick-or-treat event on campus Tuesday. Check out many more photos of the event, which drew an estimated 300-plus people in 75 vehicles, according to Isaiah Bailey, event coordinator.

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Time to rake those leaves!

Village pick up begins Monday; here's the fall schedule

Leaf pick-up in Ada begins Monday, Oct. 26.

Members of the village street department follow the schedule as best as possible depending on the weather. The village is divided into four sections.

Here are the regularly scheduled leaf pick-ups:
• Northwest - District A
Mondays: pick-up dates Oct. 26, Nov. 2, Nov. 9, Nov. 16, Nov. 30  

• Northeast - District B
Tuesdays: pick-up dates Oct. 27, Nov. 3, Nov. 10, Nov. 17, Dec. 1

• Southeast - District C
Wednesdays - pick-up dates Oct. 28, Nov. 4, Nov. 11, Nov. 18, Dec. 2

Ada Chats Online tonight

2 videos links in this story provide details of tonight's chats

Ada Chats return in a new format tonight: Ada Chats Online with two live virtual discussions at 5:30 p.m.  Click here to access the live discussion at 5:30 p.m in a Zoom format.

Chat topics are “Benedict for Today,” and “Open Up to Open Access.”  

• In honor of Open Access Week 2020, ONU librarians Heather Crozier and Chris Deems address the concept of Open Access, how it can benefit society, and what ONU is doing to support and encourage this method of publishing.

History lesson

Here's the Ada High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) from the 1960-61 school year.

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Most recent AHS and ONU sports stories

By Cort Reynolds
ADA - The Ada boys soccer team blanked visiting Tontogany Otsego 4-0 in a Div. III sectional semifinal match Wednesday evening at the park.

The victory upped the Bulldog record to 9-8. Otsego fell to 0-16 with the defeat.

Bulldog senior Ian Dellifield scored two goals to pace the victorious offense.

Senior Jacob Poling tallied his 33rd goal and dished out a pair of assists. Sophomore Carter Conley also netted one goal and passed out two assists.

By Cort Rynolds
DELPHOS - Ada senior scoring ace Jacob Poling was voted first team All-Northwest Conference in boys soccer this week by the league coaches.

Ada junior defensive ace Tyler Jameson also was named first team All-NWC. 

Poling scored 32 goals overall this season to help the Bulldogs finish a strong second in the NWC at 4-1.

Junior midfielder Isaac Williams and senior Ian Dellifield both earned second team All-NWC honors. Sophomore defender Brendan Jameson also earned honorable menton all-league honors.

By Cort Reynolds
DELPHOS - Ada senior Brenna Hissong repeated as a first team All-Northwest Conference soccer player in voting conducted by the league coaches.

The consistent and powerful Hissong was a four-time all-league honoree as a defender and midfielder.

Freshman center-midfielder Ella Marshall also was named first team All-NWC in her first season.

Junior wide midfielder Lauren Mullins earned second team all-conference honors.

Junior defender Hailey Robirds was named honorable mention all-league.

By Cort Reynolds
DELPHOS - Two Ada spikers were named to the All-Northwest Conference volleyball team in voting conducted by the league coaches recently.

Senior middle Megan Light was named second team All-NWC. The 5-11 Light led the Lady Bulldogs in kills and blocks. She was a first team all-league pick the last two seasons.

Junior setter Kirsten Poling earned honorable mention all-league. She topped Ada in assists and was among the team leaders in blocks and digs. 

By Cort Reynolds
MANSFIELD - The Ada girls soccer team lost 6-0 at powerful Mansfield Christian in the first round of the Div. III sectionals Tuesday evening.

Ada finished its season 4-12 after the defeat. The Lady Flames improved to 13-3-1 with the victory and advanced to the sectional finals.

Mansfield Christian led 5-0 at intermission.

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By Cort Reynolds
ADA - The Ada boys soccer team blanked visiting Tontogany Otsego 4-0 in a Div. III sectional semifinal match Wednesday evening at the park.

The victory upped the Bulldog record to 9-8. Otsego fell to 0-16 with the defeat.

By Cort Rynolds
DELPHOS - Ada senior scoring ace Jacob Poling was voted first team All-Northwest Conference in boys soccer this week by the league coaches.

Ada junior defensive ace Tyler Jameson also was named first team All-NWC. 

Yesterday's Top Story

Ada council sets 2 interview sessions with council applicants

Next Monday and Wednesday in executive session

Ada council will hold two meetings in executive session next week to interview potential council candidates. These sessions were set during the Oct. 20 council meeting.

Those interview meetings are set for 6:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 26, and noon, Wednesday, Oct. 28.

Letters of interest for the council mid-term vacancy are due by 4:30 p.m., Friday, Oct. 23.  Letters may be hand delivered or mailed to the village office, attention Council President, or by email to apolachek@adaoh.org.

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2020 corn harvest

Upcoming events

October 31

  • Wine sampling, The Inn at ONU, 7:30-10 p.m.

November 11

  • Veterans Day breakfast drive-thru 8-9 a.m.