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February 23, 2018

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The subject is "ghosts"

Saturday at the library - program by members of Toledo Ghost Hunting Society

Members of the Toledo Ohio Ghost Hunting Society will give a chilling ghost talk at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 24, at the Ada Public Library, 320 N. Main.

Society members will describe their experiences with spirits from beyond.

Also, they will tell about some of their most haunted locations in the area, and end the program with a question and answer session.

Harold St. John will be among Society members attending. He is an instructor at Owens Community College where he teaches Ghost Hunting 101 and 102. He is also host of a live ghost talk show and Web stream show.

Ada residents award recipients

215 people attend Hardin chamber-business alliance annual meeting at ONU

Three Ada residents accepted awards from the Hardin County Chamber and Business Alliance during the group’s annual meeting attended by 215 people in McIntosh Center ballroom on Thursday evening.

ONU Symphony will perform Sunday

The ONU Symphony will perform at 7 p.m. on Sunday at the Freed Center. Tickets will be available at the door.

In support of Black History Month, the Symphony will present William Grant Still's Symphony No. 1 (Afro-American Symphony). This piece is monumental, as Still was the first African-American to compose a symphony and an opera, as well as to conduct a leading American orchestra. Still incorporates blues and African-American styles, while melding jazz and traditional orchestral techniques.

Bruns chosen OAC player of the year

Ohio Northern junior Ryan Bruns (Chickasaw/Marion Local) was named the Ohio Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Year for 2018 in voting conducted by the league's 10 head coaches. ONU will play in the OAC finals at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday at John Carroll.

Senior Nate Burger (Dayton/Alter) was also a First team All-OAC pick and senior Joey DiOrio (Columbus/Watterson) was an Honorable mention All-Conference selection.

Assess your own heart rate

The number of times your heart beats per minute

By Christine Schroeder, MOT, OTR/L

Note: Please open attachments at the bottom of this column to view resting heart rates for men and women.

If February had you thinking about Valentine’s Day, why not take a moment to assess your own heart (health)?

Heart rate, or pulse, is the number of times your heart beats per minute. Normal (resting) heart rates vary from person to person, depending on a number of factors or conditions.

Lady Bears win, host finals at King-Horn Saturday

The Lady Bears punched their ticket to the Ohio Athletic Conference tournament championship game for the second consecutive season on Thursday evening with a hard-fought 80-72 victory over No. 6-seeded Otterbein in the OAC tournament semifinals at the ONU Sports Center.

The Polar Bears improve to 23-4 on the season, while the Cardinals end their season at 17-10.

Northern will host No. 2-seeded Marietta at King-Horn in the tournament championship contest at 3 p.m. on Saturdayafternoon with a trip to the 2018 NCAA III tourney on the line.


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