Diabetic support group held at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital

Diabetic support group held at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital

ST. MARYS — The diabetic support group meeting will be held at 7 p.m. Monday, March 12, in conference room 1, of Joint Township District Memoria...

March 2nd, 2018 |  


Babysitting 101 training program offered in St. Marys

Babysitting 101 training program offered in St. Marys

ST. MARYS — Joint Township District Memorial Hospital is holding a Babysitting 101 Training Program from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27; Wed...

February 20th, 2018 |  


Area Agency on Aging 3 holding ‘A Matter of Balance’ eight-week class

Area Agency on Aging 3 holding ‘A Matter of Balance’ eight-week class

LIMA — Area Agency on Aging 3 will hold the program “A Matter of Balance” from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. for eight consecutive Thursdays, s...

February 20th, 2018 updated: March 2nd, 2018. |  



Memories of St. Rita’s: Helicopters, baking bread

Memories of St. Rita’s: Helicopters, baking bread

Working on second shift, when the helipad was where the current 830 Building is, we parked on it. If a helicopter was coming in, we had to go move our...

February 17th, 2018 |  


Memories of St. Rita’s: Striking it rich

Memories of St. Rita’s: Striking it rich

I started working at St. Rita’s in 1975 when it was St. Rita’s Hospital. I worked the 3-11 shift and made $3.85 per hour. My parents thoug...

February 17th, 2018 |  


Memories of St. Rita’s: Losing your hat

Memories of St. Rita’s: Losing your hat

Years ago there were “tray-veyors” that would bring the food trays to our patients on each floor. The kitchen would call the floor and tel...

February 17th, 2018 |  


St. Rita’s first to successfully treat rabies

St. Rita’s first to successfully treat rabies

LIMA — The first successful treatment of rabies occurred in 1970 at what was then known as St. Rita’s Hospital.Matt Winkler, 6, of the Wil...

February 17th, 2018 |  


St. Rita’s: A look back

St. Rita’s: A look back

Topping Lima Mayor Bailis Simpson’s 1917 wish list were a “subway at Market Street and the railways” and “increased capacity f...

February 17th, 2018 |  


St. Rita’s through the years: 1968-2018

Turning 751968 – 1983• 1970 — St. Rita’s first to successfully treat rabies• 1977 St. Rita’s Hospital becomes St. ...

February 17th, 2018 |  


St. Rita’s trivia: 10 things of note

St. Rita’s trivia: 10 things of note

Did you know …• St. Rita’s averaged five to six births a day in the 1960s with the average hospital stay being four to seven days.&#...

February 17th, 2018 |