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Letter: Provide sanctuary to refugees

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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
seven countries.

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.

Letter: Congrats to Monty Siekerman!

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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!

Jeannie (Wiley) Wolf

United Way agency touches us all

Still time to send tax-deductible donation by Dec. 31

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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.

Letter: Thank you Ada voters for supporting the library

Ada voters:

Thank you for supporting the Ada Public Library levy on Nov. 8, We are herer to serve you.
The Ada Public Library Levy Committee,
Connie Fleming, treasurer

Cort Reynolds latest Celtics history blog trending strongly on NBA websites of SB Nation

Cort Reynolds' latest Celtics history blog published last week is trending strongly on the NBA websites of SB Nation.

The blog titled: "Gordon Hayward: the new John Havlicek?"

Subtitle: "The Butler product is the nearest facsimile of Hondo since he hung up his well-worn sneakers. The Celtics need to make move for young swingman.


A “YES" vote on library levy signals Ada's strong commitment to the future

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.