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Rural development specialist will address Ada CIC

Roberta Acosta, a rural development specialist from Toledo, will discuss the Hometown Cooperative grant during the noon Wednesday Ada Community Improvement Corp. (CIC) meeting according to Angela Polachek of the village. 

"A team of representatives from the Ohio Rural Community Assistance Program (RCAP) visited Ada on Aug. 26 to discuss the grant," said Polachek. Acosta will talk about the grant in greater detail during the CIC meeting.

The meeting is at noon in McIntosh Center on the Ohio Northern University campus. Agendas and CIC financial information will be available at the meeting.

Police docket for Sept. 9-15

September 9

  • Handled Suspicious Person Complaint on S Main St

  • Traffic stop Warning for Marked Lanes

  • Handled Reckless Driver Complaint on St. Rt. 235

  • Handled Non Injury Accident on E Lincoln, Citation issued for Improper Backing, Report taken
Assist EMS on S Simon St

  • Handled Theft Complaint on Kingswood Dr., Report taken

  • Handled Harassment Complaint

  • Handled Unwanted Person Complaint on E Lehr

  • Traffic stop Warning for Marked Lanes

September 10

Cash mob at Carol Slane Florist 3-5 p.m. Tuesday

The secret’s out. The Buy Ada First Committee, planning the community’s fourth cash mob, this week announced the location of the event.

The cash mob takes place at one of Ada’s prominent retail businesses, Carol Slane Florist, 410 S. Main St., Ada, from 3 to 5 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 17.

“Shannan Brown welcomed our invitation to host this event,” said Heather Cox, member of the committee. “We hope to continue more cash mobs in Ada in the future.”

Send a congratulations message to Rebecca Yeh - we've linked her Facebook page to this story


Ohio Northern University’s Rebecca Yeh, a third-year pharmacy student from Nisswa, Minn., finished as fourth runner-up in the 2014 Miss America pageant Sunday night in Atlantic City, N.J.

This marks the second consecutive year that ONU has had one of its students represented at the Miss America pageant. Elissa McCracken competed in last year’s competition as Miss Ohio.

Another great week for ONU athletic teams - here's the update

It was a great week for Ohio Northern University athletic teams. For a recap of the contests, open the Week in Review attachment at the bottom of this story.

Helen L. Hadley, 1920-2013

Helen L. Hadley, 93, died at 4 a.m. Sept. 14, 2013, at The Arbors Nursing Home in Delaware, Ohio.

She was born on Feb. 4, 1920, in Tuscarawas County, Ohio to Jesse and Ruby Maurer Dietz, who preceded her in death. On Oct. 29, 1938, she married David B. Hadley, who died Oct. 12, 1991.

Mrs. Hadley graduated from Sugarcreek Shanesville High School in 1937. She retired from Irene's Bridal Shop, Lima, where she worked as a seamstress. She was a member of Alger Assembly of God Church and a former member of Harrod United Methodist Church and the UMW. She volunteered as an adviser for Harrod Cheerful Workers 4-H Club for 25 years.