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Need help with your village taxes?

CCA division at Ada Depot on March 21

Do you need assistance with your village income taxes?

The Village of Ada uses the services of Central Collection Agency (CCA) Division of Taxation for filing and payment of village income taxes. As a service to its customers, CCA schedules on- site taxpayer assistance.

Auditors from CCA will be at the Ada Depot on Saturday, March 21, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Auditors will be able to assist taxpayers with their Village of Ada income tax form preparations.

CCA also handles income tax from the Village of Alger.

Let them eat chocolate

Feb. 22 is the Ada Public Library's 8th annual chocolate bake off

Chocolate is the word at the Ada Public Library this month.

On Monday, Feb. 17, from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. is a chocolate Olympics for 6th graders through senior high school students. 

Then, on Saturday, Feb. 22, is one of the most popular events on the library’s calendar. It’s the Great Chocolate bake off. It’s open to all ages, but participants must sign-up in advance. There’s an entry division for youth and one for adults.

Last year’s winners were the mother-son team of Erin and Timothy Chrissobolis.

Timothy entered a brownie cake with cookie butter frosting. His mom entered an Oreo chocolate cake.

Shooting for Mars

How engineering at NASA is evolving - Spotts Lecture Feb. 17

Julie Grantier of NASA Glenn Research Center will discuss “Shooting for Mars: How Engineering at NASA is Evolving” at 7 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 17, in the Freed Center for the Performing Arts at Ohio Northern University.

The talk, which is part of the T.J. Smull College of Engineering Spotts Lecture Series, is free and open to the public.

The event is good for one CPD hour. RSVP for CPD attendance to Laurie Laird at l-laird@onu.edu or 419-772-2421.

Grantier, a 1988 ONU mechanical engineering graduate, is currently the senior technologist for systems engineering and integration at NASA Glenn Research Center. 

Century 21 Sunway Realty hosts three open houses Sunday

115 S. Johnson and 501 N. Gilbert, Ada • 351 Geneva, Dunkirk

Century 21 Sunway Realty will hold three residential open houses from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 16.

Descriptions of each of the residences are attached in sheets at the bottom of this story.

The open houses follow:
• 115 S. Johnson St., Ada
• 501 N. Gilbert St., Ada
• 351 Geneva St., Dunkirk

Century 21 Sunway Realty has two offices:
• Ada
208 N. Main St.

• Kenton
930 E. Columbus 

Lady Bearcats run past Bulldogs 

Ada visits Waynesfield-Goshen tonight

By Cort Reynolds
ADA - Visiting Spencerville used a decisive 26-0 first half run to defeat Ada 51-22 in a Northwest Conference girls basketball makeup game Monday night.

The Lady Bearcats led 4-1 in the first period when they went on the extended spurt. Strong defensive pressure helped hold Ada without a field goal over the first half as the visitors raced to a 30-3 intermission lead.

Ada played much better in the second half, losing only 21-19 after the break.

Ada boy cagers edged by Bearcats

Brandon Hull led all scorers with 22 points

By Cort Reynolds
SPENCERVILLE - Visiting Ada lost a tough 55-50 battle at Spencerville in Northwest Conference boys basketball action Friday night.

The Bulldogs trailed 13-6 after a sluggish start. Ada inched within 22-21 at halftime, and the close margin stayed the same heading to the fourth period at 38-37.

Spencerville outscored the purple and gold 17-13 in the final eight minutes to pull out the five-point victory.

"It was a very hard-fought, physical conference contest between two similar teams," said Bulldog fourth-year head coach Dre White.