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November 25, 2020

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COVID-19 update: Unprecedented spike in hospital admissions

Yesterday Governor DeWine was joined by incoming Ohio Department of Health Chief Medical Officer Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff and leaders of the Ohio Hospital Association to discuss the status of hospital capacity in Ohio as the number of COVID-19 cases continues to surge throughout the state.

There are currently over 2,500 hospitalizations statewide, up from 2,000 hospitalizations on Thursday. A total of 154 hospitalizations were reported in the last 24 hours alone.

Ronda Lehman, president of Mercy Health, Lima region, also discussed the hospital capacity in their hospital system, which encompasses many rural communities.

So, you think you know Ada?

So, you, think you know Ada? Well, this one is tougher than you think. In case you can't read it, the wording is: The Storer Bros. Co. 1914.

Answer tomorrow.

Veterans Day breakfast at Ada schools cancelled

The Ada Schools District has made the decision to cancel this year's Veterans' breakfast, according to Meri Skilliter, superintendent.  

"Many factors have gone into this decision but we feel, in the best interest of keeping all those in our school community safe, as well as our veterans and their families, cancelling this year's breakfast is the best option for all involved," she said. 

"The Ada Schools continue to support and appreciate our veterans in every way and we hope to re-institute this cherished tradition next year."  

Daniel N. Steinberger was a technical writer

Daniel N. Steinberger, 67, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 8, 2020, at 3:21 a.m. at Lima Memorial Health System.

He was born on Jan. 20, 1953, in New Brunswick, New Jersey.  On Feb. 12, 1983, Daniel married Rita F. Mullins and she survives in Ada.

Daniel worked as a technical writer. 

It was Daniel’s wish to be cremated, services will be held at a later date.

Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

ONU heroes

Ryan Waldschmidt, fifth-year pharmacy student's story

FROM ONU FACEBOOK - This summer the ONU Board of Trustees endorsed the University’s COVID-19 safety plan for resuming in-person education for fall semester 2020. This story tells how it has worked on campus this fall. More details of the plan are at the bottom of the story.

Early on in the planning for in-person education to happen this fall semester, the University’s COVID-19 task force recognized the importance students were going to play in a successful fall semester.

Eli Garmon performs in UF choral concert 

Eli Garmon, Ada High School grad, recently participated in the University of Findlay Concert-Chorale and University Singers fall choir concert, "Feel the Spirit." The concert was livestreamed via UFTV's YouTube channel. The link for the performance is https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L_hg51qu99M.

The featured piece, "Feel the Spirit," is a set of spiritual songs arranged by John Rutter. The performance was conducted by SeaHwa Jung, director of choral activities and assistant professor of music at UF.