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"Waiting for Lefty" live-streamed from ONU

School of Visual and Performing Arts presents 1935 Clifford Odets taxi strike drama

The Ohio Northern University School of Visual and Performing Arts will present the 1935 Clifford Odets taxi strike drama “Waiting for Lefty” from Oct. 1-3 via livestream on freedcenter.com. All performances will be held at 7:30 p.m.

“Waiting for Lefty” is set in New York City, where the cab drivers union is on the verge of a strike, and corrupt union boss Harry Fatt is doing everything he can to discourage the men from taking their cause to the streets.

As they reflect on the circumstances that are driving them to the brink of a strike, the mysterious absence of their elected chairman, Lefty Costello, leaves the workers feeling uneasy.

Beatitudes is Ada's new dry cleaner pick up point

Working with Gladine Cleaners of Findlay with weekly delivery

Beatitudes, 210 N. Main St., Ada, is the new pick up point for dry cleaning services in Ada, according to Deb Curlis.

This service began this month at Beatitudes as a result of the closing of Reichert’s, who previously offer it.

Curlis said that items to be dry cleaned may be dropped off at the store until 4 p.m. each Tuesday. Items will return to Ada and will be available for a 10 a.m. Wednesday pick up by customers.

Gladine Cleaners of Findlay, in operation since 1940,  provides the service and the company is the same firm that worked with Reichert’s.

This week's list on the Icons

Several new “Help Wanted” advertisements are now listed on Ada and Bluffton  Icons. Check Icon Classified Ad pages at: www.adaicon.com/classifieds.

New opening are added to this list daily. Businesses interested in listing postions available should contact info@adaicon.com.

Lady Bulldog spikers knock off Wildcats

Kylie Acheson hustled up 13 digs and drilled 9 kills

By Cort Reynolds
DELPHOS - The visiting Ada volleyball team beat Delphos Jefferson to capture their first league match Thursday evening.

The 25-20, 25-27, 25-20, 26-24 win lifted the Lady Bulldog overall record to 7-6 and 1-3 in the Northwest Conference. DJ fell to 4-8 and 0-3 in the NWC with their eighth consecutive defeat.

"It was a hard fought game with a lot of heart and hustle from both sides," said Ada third-year head coach Kyleigh Tabor.

Ronald Curtis 1944-2020

Ronald E. “Ron” Curtis, age 76, passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020, at 12:40 a.m. at Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

He was born on July 29, 1944, in Lima, Ohio to the late Earl and Fern (Shields) Curtis.  On November 26, 1969 Ronald married Kathy Knupp and she survives in Lima.

Ronald retired from Dana Corporation. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran who served from 1963 to 1965.  He was a member of the Eagles Post #370 of Lima. Ronald loved to golf, play cards and watch his grandchildren play sports.   

The Mercantile on Main now offers custom order apparel

Serving Jerzees, Bella + Canvas and District brands

The Mercantile on Main, 117 S. Main St., Ada, now offers custom order apparel, according to Gail Alstaetter.

The store added the service following the closing of Reichert’s, which had previously provided this service. 

“We can supply apparel for team, groups, businesses and family gatherings,” said Alstaetter. “We can use art work already developed or work with customers to create art work for apparel.”