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Ada Area Chamber of Commerce meets Wednesday morning

The March meeting of the Ada Area Chamber of Commerce is at 8 a.m., Wednesday, March 19, at Community Health Professionals, according to Deb Curlis, chamber presdient.

The agenda includes planning for the spring festival and a ribbon cutting for a new business.

Kenton firm nominated by Hardin Chamber and Business Alliance makes "top 10"

The presentation of the sixth Excellence in Entrepreneurship award sponsored by the Ohio Chamber of Commerce will take place on Tuesday, April 8 at the Capitol Theatre in downtown Columbus. The award will be presented during the Ohio Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting & Legislative Reception, which begins at 3:30 p.m. As in years past, the award winner will receive a check for $25,000 and the local chamber that nominated the winner will receive $1,000.

Coming soon to an observatory near you (ONU) - "Asteroids and Occultations"

Several events are scheduled at the Ohio Northern University observatory this spring.

On Friday, March 21, from 8 to 10 p.m. is a public event titled " "Asteroids and Occultations."

The observatory website notes that on the morning of Tuesday, April 15, there will be a total lunar eclipse. No observatory event is planned because of the late hour. Totality begins around 3:06 a.m. EDT and continues until 4:24 EDT. It should be a beautiful sight, with Saturn, Mars and Spica all within 23 degrees of the Moon.

• Friday, April 18,  9-11 p.m.. - Public Event.  "Mars near opposition."

Monday's low temperature was warmer than recent highs

We aren't in February anymore. Monday's low temperature reading of 35 was even tolerable. Here's the recent 10-day weather summary provided by Guy Verhoff, Pandora weather observer.

Democrats move meeting to March 19

The meeting of the Hardin County Democratic Central and Executive Committees scheduled for Wednesday, March 12, at Henry’s Restaurant, 995 North Detroit St., Kenton, has been postponed due to the weather conditions. The meeting will be held Wednesday, March 19, at 7 p.m. at Henry's Restaurant Kenton.

Just what you wanted: Another snow day

*** Major Late-Winter Storm for AEP’s East Utilities Today ***
*** Heavy Wind-Driven Snow for I&M Power and NW Ohio ***
*** High Winds & Severe Thunderstorms for APCo ***

A intensifying storm will track directly across AEP’s East Utilities today bringing a range of wild weather. Heavy, wet, wind-driven snow now falling over I&M Power & northwest Ohio will gradually become a dry snow as temperatures fall into the 20s. However, enough heavy wet snow has already fallen to generate some problems for the utility.