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Weather summary: it doesn't feel like October

With temperatures in the 60s and 70s, it certainly doesn’t feel like October. Guy Verhoff, Pandora weather observer, provided The Icon with the weather summary of the first 13 days of October. The summary is in the attachment at the bottom of this story.

Ada Library's Hayride & Pumpkin Pick RESCHEDULED

Due to rain we had to reschedule our trip to Suters!

Stop by or call (419-634-5246) the Library to sign-up for our annual trip to Suter's for a hayride and pumpkin picking--all are welcome! We will meet at Suters on

Tuesday, October 21st at 10:45a.m.

Cost is $3.50/person (cash please!)

For address, directions, and map, click here.

ONU Aurora chapter of Mortar Board receives Silver Torch Award

The Aurora chapter of the National Mortar Board Society at Ohio Northern University was among the outstanding chapters to be honored for excellence at the 2014 Mortar Board National Conference, held Aug. 1-3 in Atlanta.

Ohio Northern was one of 67 schools to be presented The Silver Torch Award, which is given to chapters meeting chapter management standards while exemplifying the ideals of scholarship, leadership and service.

Ada police investigate hit and run on Oct. 2

Michael Harnishfeger, Ada police chief, released the Ada police call logs for Sept. 29 to Oct. 5. They are in attachments at the bottom of this story.

Expect a windy afternoon in Ada today

AEP released the following weather alert today: Expect numerous showers with winds from the south at 15-25 mph today.

A strong low, with strong winds aloft, is currently located in central Illinois. As a cold front approaches AEP’s East Utilities today, numerous showers and thunder storms are expected to increase in intensity this afternoon.

Widespread high winds are not anticipated, but the stronger showers and storms could mix down gusts as high as 60 mph in some spots. Since the cold front is slow moving, it may take several hours to move through each district.

Ada CIC meets Oct. 15 at noon

The Ada Community Improvement Corp. (CIC) will meet at noon, Wednesday, Oct. 15, in the Deans' Heritage room in ONU's McIntosh Center. Agendas, minutes and treasurer's report will be available at the meeting.