December 21, 2014

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No need to cook this weekend - Mustard Seed Cafe has you covered

No need to cook for company this weekend because Mustard Seed Café, Bluffton, has you covered.

Friday & Saturday Dinner 5-8.  The regular menu will be served, in addition to features:  MONTREAL BAKED POLLOCK with tomatoes, green pepper, onion, cheese & herbs, served with smashed leek red potatoes & roasted broccoli.  Dessert:  KEY LIME PIE.

Saturday will be business as usual with the regular breakfast/brunch/lunch menu  from 8-3 and some featured items (plus dinner  5-8, see above.)

Village Voice: "Drug take-back" event April 26 in downtown Ada

A "drug take-back" event takes place from 9 a.m. to noon, Saturday, April 26, in the parking lot north of Rite Aid. Here is background on the event, provided by The Village Voice:

The things we think we, as consumers, can put down our drains and toilets aren’t always what the drains are made to handle. Some of the items are a matter of common sense. 

Would you ever think to put rags down the drain or toilet as a means of disposal? Probably not.

Visitation April 25, funeral service April 26, for Dr. Robert Love

A funeral service for former Ada physician, Dr. Robert Love, will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 26, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada with Dr. Debow Freed and William Robinson officiating.

Following the service at the funeral home Military Honors will be conducted by the Ada VFW Post #9381 Honor Guard.  Burial will be in Fairview Belle Center Cemetery, Belle Center, Ohio.

Friends may call 3 to 5 p.m. Friday, April 25, at Hanson-Neely Funeral Home, Ada, with a Masonic Memorial Service at 5 p.m. on Friday with the Latham Lodge #154 of Kenton. 

Ada police logs, March 24 to April 6

Michael Harnishfeger, Ada police chief, provided the Icon with the Ada police call logs from March 24 to April 6. They are in attachments at the bottom of this story.

One-act plays on Freed Center's stage April 24 to 27

Ohio Northern University’s Freed Center for the Performing Arts will present three student-directed one-act plays in the new Mathile Lab Theatre from April 24 to 27 at 7:30 p.m., and with matinee shows scheduled for April 26 and 27 at 2 p.m.

ONU student among 12 nationwide to receive leadership award

Ohio Northern University student Kellie Evans, a fifth-year pharmacy major from Westlake, Ohio, has been chosen as a recipient of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Student Leadership Award. Evans is one of 12 students in the nation to be selected for the award.

The Student Leadership Award is presented to students in their second through fourth professional years, for a total of 12 recipients across the nation. The award recognizes and celebrates students who represent the very best attributes and accomplishments of ASHP student members, specifically those who are interested in health-system pharmacy that have demonstrated outstanding leadership skills.

Weather patterns tells us it is April

High of 71, low of 34. It must be April. Here's the 14-day weather summary so far for mid-April. It's from Guy Verhoff, Pandora weather observer.

High school band and choir off to NYC

Here's the calendar of events listing from the Ada school website:

April 16th to 20th: High School Band & Choir Trip to New York City Departing at 7:00 PM
April 17th: End of 4th Interim grading period
April 23rd: American Red Cross Blood Drive 8:00 – 2:00 PM 86 Gym
April 25th & 26th: High School Play 8:00 – 10:00 PM Auditorium
April 27th: High School Play 2:00 – 4:00 PM Auditorium
April 28th: FCA meeting 7:30 – 9:15 PM Cafeteria
April 29th: 2 Hour Early Release for Staff In-Service

ONU College of Law tops Ohio schools in full-time bar-required job placement for class of 2013

Class of 2013 graduates from Ohio Northern University’s Pettit College of Law placed first in the state of Ohio for full-time juris doctor-required job placement according to employment data released by the American Bar Association Section on Legal Education and Admission to the Bar.

ONU surpassed the national average for jobs requiring a law degree by nearly 10 percent. For the graduating class of 2013, 66.67 percent of ONU law graduates were employed in jobs requiring juris doctors in the United States.

Mustard Seed Cafe offers Easter Sunday brunch

Mustard Seed Café, 562 N. Main St. Bluffton, will serve an Easter Sunday Five-Course Brunch on April 20 from 10 a.m. -2 p.m.  The regular menu will not be available.  Reservations are suggested: 567-226-1120.