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ONU HealthWise Pharmacy remains open
The ONU HealthWise Pharmacy remains open during this national emergency with regular hours Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Ada Kiwanis Club
Cancelled this week.

Ada Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast
Breakfast scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, cancelled

Patrick Clark was retired as a Marathon Oil distributor

Patrick J. “Pat” Clark, 92, died on Tuesday, April 7, 2020, at 11:05 a.m. at Vancrest of Ada.

He was born on March 17, 1928, in Allen County, Ohio, to the late Lawrence and Edna (Schlosser) Clark.  On Oct. 1, 1988, Patrick married Penny L. Keller and she survives in Lima.

Patrick retired from Marathon Oil, where he worked for 22 years as a distributor.  He also worked at Stoney Ridge Nursery for 20 years. He formerly worked at Rockwell in Kenton.  He formerly belonged to the Sager Lodge of the Masons, LaFayette. Patrick was a member of the NRA. He enjoyed nature, flowers, trees and wildlife, and cutting wood and the outdoors. He was an avid OSU fan and enjoyed golfing.

Home energy assistance applications now taken over the phone

Effective immediately, Ohioans enrolling in the Percentage of Income Payment Plan Plus (PIPP) for the first time, applying for Home Energy Assistance Winter Crisis Program, or have limited income, are no longer required to visit a local Energy Assistance Provider in order to complete an application. Appointments may be completed over the phone during the scheduled appointment time rather than face-to-face. 

Ada Interclass Competition - Day 2

Watch three contestants read their original poetry

The 114th annual Ada High School Interclass Competition enters Day 2. Icon viewers may watch today’s contestants on the video at the bottom of this story. 

Three poetry contestants in today’s video are:
Ethan Schaffer – Sophomore
Cole Anspach – Junior
Nathan Hurtig - Senior

Because of the no-school situation, the competition is on YouTube and may be viewed on the Icon and Ada Bulldogs Facebook. CLICK HERE to view the entire competition program.

Ada-Liberty EMS chief urges facial covers while in public

"These coverings do not replace social distancing"

Ada-Liberty Township EMS chief, Tom Miller, provided the Icon with the following guideline update on the COVID-19 virus. His message follows: 

As we continue to fight the spread of the COVID-19 Virus, I wanted to touch base with you again.

The original guidelines of what to do if you think you are experiencing symptoms, calling you primary care physician or the Ohio Department of Health hotline numbers as well as the joint number from Lima Memorial and St Rita's Mercy Health Systems are still the procedures to follow.

Going on an Ada bear hunt - send the Icon addresses of bears in windows

Send the Icon addresses where you've seen a bear in a window. If you can take photo of it, even better. Send to: info@adanicon.com.

It's a great distraction for bored children – or for bored people of any age.

'We're Going On A Bear Hunt" has hit Ada. The Icon is aware of several bears - even the polar bear type, that have popped up in town.

Certainly viewers are aware of other bears showing up around Ada.