It's where Ada gets its news!
July 5, 2020

You are here

Ada's latest news

List of Ada cancellations and event updates

Updated Monday, March 16 • send your updates to: info@adaicon.com


Send notifications to: info@adaicon.com

ONU HealthWise Pharmacy remains open
The ONU HealthWise Pharmacy remains open during this national emergency with regular hours Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Ada Kiwanis Club
Cancelled this week.

Ada Area Chamber of Commerce breakfast
Breakfast scheduled for Wednesday, March 18, cancelled

Ready for another parade?

A Red, White and Drive Through parade at Vancrest planned July 8

They called for a parade encore.

If you enjoyed the May parade at Vancrest Ada celebrating National Nursing Home Week, wait until July 8.  

A Red, White and Drive Through – oh, who thinks of up these clever titles? – is set for Wednesday, July 8, similar to the May parade. 

The community is invited to participate with cars, trucks, tractors, golf carts, practically anything that has wheels.  Parade line up is at 4 p.m. in the parking lot in front of Ada schools. The parade starts at 4:30 p.m.

Participants are encouraged to create signs, decorate vehicles in red, white and blue, and be prepared to honk and wave as residents will watch from  front-row seats.

Governor announces new public health safety advisory system

Hardin County at Level 1 - active exposure and spread

Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine announced Thursday a new Ohio Public Health Advisory Alert System that will help make clear the dangers of COVID-19 in Ohio counties.

As COVID-19 cases in the state rise, DeWine said the color-coded system is built on data to assess the spread of the virus and inform and empower individuals, businesses and local government in their response.

Treva Crawford 1923 - 2020

Treva E. Crawford, 97, died July 2, 2020, at the Mennonite Memorial Home, Bluffton. Treva was born May 3, 1923 in Toledo, Ohio, to the late Floyd and Christine (Stotts) Harris. On April 11, 1942, she married Raymond Crawford who preceded her in death on March 7, 1983. 

Treva graduated from Bluffton High School. She had worked at Triplett Corporation in Bluffton, in the kitchen at Mennonite Memorial Home and cleaned houses. Treva also volunteered at Bluffton Hospital and Bluffton Senior Citizens.  She was a member of the Mt. Cory United Methodist Church and the Bluffton Senior Citizens.  Treva enjoyed going on the Bluffton Senior Citizens trips and playing cards.  

OAC will play conference competition only this fall

• In football, soccer and volleyball • Cross country, golf, tennis will play outside competition

The Ohio Athletic Conference, the nation's third oldest collegiate athletic league, has announced plans for fall sports in 2020. Ohio Northern University is a member of the OAC.

The conference provides a bounty of athletic opportunities for student-athletes at its 10 member campuses.

The OAC has adopted the NCAA three-phase Resocialization Plan on campus, 14 days in each Phase One and Two with varying days per sport in Phase Three.

Fall competition in all sports will begin Sept. 19 and the league will play conference-only competition in football, soccer and volleyball, while permitting cross country, golf and tennis to play outside competition.

"Ada SAFE 2020" will encourage responsible mask use when schools open in fall

Ada Parents for Reason and Common Sense group's new name reflects broadening base of support

During an online meeting of its steering team held earlier this week, “Ada Parents for Reason and Common Sense” decided to change its name to “Ada SAFE 2020.”

This decision was made to reflect the broadening base of support for the movement to encourage responsible mask use when schools open in the fall, and to create a more cohesive and unifying message for the group.