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April 20, 2019
 

Ada's tent city

A tent city holds a prominent spot in the ONU Community Preschool classroom this month. The city includes several stages of butterflies emerging from a long-winter sleep. Students watch as their emergence changes daily. Enjoy the following series of photos.

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What a mess!

But, just wait until the end of September to see the renovation results

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The Ada police department is a mess – not the officers, rather the physical office.

But, that’s the plan, as work is now underway for a nearly $700,000 renovation of the Ada municipal building.

Kuhlman Builders, Ottawa, started the renovation earlier this week. The work should be finished by the end of September.

In the meantime, the police department is relocated on the second floor of the municipal building.

Natalie DiPietro Mager recognized for community outreach efforts

2019 OPA pharmacists public relations award recipient

ONU pharmacy professor Natalie DiPietro Mager is recipient of the 2019 Pharmacist Public Relations Award presented by the Ohio Pharmacists Association.

This award recognizes a pharmacist for continuous service to the community in educating the public on pharmacy-related issues and safe medicine use. It was presented during the OPA annual conference April 12-14 in Columbus.
 

“She is a true ambassador for the profession. With expertise in pharmacy and public health, she takes healthcare to the next level to ensure wellness and safe medication use,” said Ernest Boyd, OPA executive director.

History lesson

Eric Turner, Tony Boutwell, Ken Williams and Shaun MacEachen were class officers of the Ada High School junior class...

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Sophomore Vinh Thai (Galloway/St. Charles) broke a 4-4 tie with a thrilling 6-3, 7-5 victory at No. 1 singles to lead the Ohio Northern men's tennis team to a 5-4 victory at Mount Union on Tuesday afternoon at Whitehill Courts.

The Polar Bears improve to 11-6 overall and stay undefeated in Ohio Athletic Conference play with a 5-0 mark, while the Purple Raiders fall to 9-6, 3-3.

By Cort Reynolds
ADA - Visiting Crestview pieced together a 10-run fifth inning to defeat Ada 16-2 in Northwest Conference baseball action on a warm but overcast Thursday night.

The loss dropped Ada to 8-7 overall and 1-3 in NWC play. The Knights improved to 5-6 and 4-1 in league action with the victory.

The Bulldogs led 2-0 after the first inning. Zac Swaney singled, stole a base and scored on a Brandon Hull double. Hull then came in to score on a Phillip Coulson groundout.

By Cort Reynolds
ADA - Visiting Crestview was relentless as the Lady Knights run-ruled the Ada softball team 24-0 Thursday on a warm but dark evening.

The Lady Bulldogs dropped to 8-8 overall and 0-4 in NWC play with the defeat. The Lady Knights improved to 10-3 overall and 4-1 in league action with the victory.

Crestview is second in the NWC standings, a game behind 5-0 Bluffton, who handed them their lone league loss.

The Ohio Northern softball program bounced back from a 9-8 game one loss with a 9-8 victory in the nightcap to earn a nonconference split with in-state foe Wittenberg Monday afternoon at Betty Doughman Dillahunt Field in Springfield.

With the split, Ohio Northern moves to 18-10 overall this season. Meanwhile, the Tigers jump to 6-22 overall.

By Cort Reynolds
The visiting Ottawa Hills tennis team defeated Ada 5-0 on a warm Tuesday evening at the Ohio Northern University Marmon Courts.

Ada dropped to 9-4 with the loss. The undefeated and 12th-ranked Green Bears improved to 4-0 with the win.

OH sophomore Matthew McGee beat Ada senior Cade Mullins 6-1, 6-2 at first singles as the Bulldog fell to 12-4 with the loss. McGee was a state quarterfinalist in Div. II last spring.

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Sophomore Vinh Thai (Galloway/St. Charles) broke a 4-4 tie with a thrilling 6-3, 7-5 victory at No.

By Cort Reynolds
ADA - Visiting Crestview pieced together a 10-run fifth inning to defeat Ada 16-2 in Northwest Conference baseball action on a warm but overcast Thursday night.

By Cort Reynolds
ADA - Visiting Crestview was relentless as the Lady Knights run-ruled the Ada softball team 24-0 Thursday on a warm but dark evening.

Yesterday's Top Story

ReStore Community Center will change its name

Community invited to submit new name suggestions

The ReStore Community Center, 210 N. Main St., has served Ada and the surrounding communities for almost 13 years. 

While the center’s board, staff, and volunteers remain as committed as ever to continue serving the area, they will soon be doing so under a new name, and are asking the community’s help in choosing it.

“The ReStore name has served us well,” Robert Kanzig, Executive Director for the ReStore Community Center, said.  “It, for better or worse, has also served Habitat for Humanity well for longer.”

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Poetic License

STL A FOX - The Icon spotted this plate on a silver Ford Escape in an ONU campus parking lot.