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February 21, 2019

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Beginning to feel like maple syrup weather

It’s beginning to feel like maple syrup weather as temperatures dip below freezing at night and rise above freezing during the day.

Three of the past seven days experienced that condition, so maple tree tappers like Greg Probst must be enjoying this. Here’s the highs and lows from Feb. 12 to 18.

Heterick Memorial Library and Ada Public Library invite you to chat

The real history of fairytales - and the role of chemistry in a sustainable future

Ready for a nice chat?

If so, check out the Ada Chats on Thursday at the Ada Public Library. Here's the agenda:

Thursday, Feb. 21, 5:30 p.m. -
"Conversing with ghosts: The real history of fairtales"
Presented by Jennifer Pullen, Ph.D., assistant professor of creative writing/fiction at Ohio Northern University

"The role of chemistry in a sustainable future"
Presented by Bradley Wile, Ph.D., associate professor of Chemistry at Ohio Northern University.

The chats are presented by Heterick Memorial Library and Ada Public Library. They are free and open to the public.

Big-time upset!

ONU women blast number 2-seed Baldwin Wallace 70-53

The seventh-seeded Ohio Northern women's basketball program advanced to its 10th straight Ohio Athletic Conference Tournament Semifinal Tuesday evening, toppling second-seeded Baldwin Wallace 70-53 at Ursprung Gymnasium in the OAC Tournament Quarterfinals.

With the victory, the Polar Bears improve to 14-12 overall on the season and ensure the program's 10th consecutive winning season.

"It was a great team win for us over a really strong Baldwin Wallace squad," head coach Michele Durand stated. "I am really proud of my team and their effort this evening. We could not have played harder or asked for more out of our athletes tonight."

Ada schools closed Wednesday, Feb. 20

Ada schools have cancelled classed today, Wednesday, Feb. 20, according to Meri Skilliter, superintendent.

The school went on a two-hour delay at 5:35 a.m. and cancelled for the day at 7:38 a.m., according to Ohio Alerts.

ONU men and women compete at Flag City open

No scores were kept at Saturday’s Flag City Open, however ONU men’s and women’s track team had outstanding performances. Those results follow:

Men’s results

A glimpse of India

International Play Festival this weekend at ONU

Ohio Northern University’s Department of Theatre Arts will present The International Play Festival: India from Thursday through Sunday, Feb. 21 to Feb. 24 in the Stambaugh Studio Theatre of the Freed Center for the Performing Arts.

Performances will be at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, and at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.

A question-and-answer session with the directors and company will be held following the Sunday, Feb. 24 performance.

Tickets are $5 for students, $10 for seniors and $20 for adults. To order, visit freedcenter.com or call the box office at 419-772-1900.