Posted by Monty Siekerman on Friday, March 17, 2017
To the Editor,
ONU's chapter of the Student Society of Health System Pharmacists is participating in National Poison Prevention Week, March 19-25. The week nationally highlights the dangers of poisonings and how to prevent them.
We invite others to join the movement by participating and advocating for the importance of poison prevention.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), poisoning is the leading cause of injury death in the United States. In 2014, poison centers managed 2.9 million cases, about 2.2 million of which were about people coming into contact with dangerous or potentially dangerous substances.
By now, I'm sure you have heard from various sources that the White House plans to balance the federal budget by eliminating several agencies, including the National Endowment for the Humanities, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
As I write, Congress is finalizing a budget for 2017, which includes a significant increase for NEH. However, we do anticipate that the President's budget proposal for 2018 will include proposals to defund these three agencies, among others.
Posted by Monty Siekerman on Tuesday, January 31, 2017
Donald Trump's recent executive order bars entry to refugees for 120 days,
and to those from Syria indefinitely. It blocks visitors for 90 days from
Refugees are among the most vulnerable people on the planet. Many have
suffered unimaginably. In the United States is a nation of refugees and
I hope that our representatives in Congress and in Ohio will pressure
President Trump to reverse this order. Meanwhile, I hope within Ada, we all
work to show international students, immigrants and refugees that they are
welcome and valued in our community.
Posted by Fred Steiner on Tuesday, January 3, 2017
Congratulations to Monty Siekerman on being appointed editor of the Ada Icon! I check it every day for story ideas for us over here in Findlay at The Courier. It’s a great website and so filled with news!
Still time to send tax-deductible donation by Dec. 31
Posted by Anne Pannabecke... on Saturday, December 3, 2016
Quite simply, most people give to help others! The United Way of Hardin County continues to do just that, as it is celebrating 50 years of turning "Compassion into Action." The United Way has assisted 21 programs through local non profit agencies, supporting a broad range of human service programs. Among many of the services, our programs have provided scholarships, housed the homeless, transported our seniors, fed the hungry, mentored our children and improved health and safety to our communities.
Posted by Anne Pannabecke... on Friday, October 21, 2016
I moved to Ada approximately 3 years ago along with my husband, who found a faculty position at Ohio Northern University (ONU). One of the many concerns I had moving to Ada was whether my then 6 year old son could find adequate resources for intellectual stimulation.
Posted by Fred Steiner on Tuesday, October 18, 2016
I am a proud momma. My youngest son (Jeremy Hoschak) is a competitive cheerleader for CAPITAL CITY Gymnastics & Cheer in Findlay and my oldest is #63 (Jakob Hoschak) on the Ada High School football team. So that is how I came up with CHEER 63.
Sorry, but I wasn't even born in 1963, but I do cheer for Ada and Capital City.
Posted by Fred Steiner on Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate the 31st Annual Harvest & Herb Festival sponsored by the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce on Saturday, September 17. It is always so great to see all the vendors, shoppers, and friends of Ada converging on Main Street for a great festival! The proceeds from the festival are put back into projects to enhance the Ada community each year.