NEWS


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Ohio debates critical race theory
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Prosecution builds case; Alves emotionless
Lima Memorial recognized for stroke, diabetes care

Lima Memorial recognized for stroke, diabetes care

LIMA — Lima Memorial has received awards for stroke quality achievement and Type 2 diabetes care from the American Heart Association.The Silver ...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Blood donation scheduled in Lima

Blood donation scheduled in Lima

LIMA — There will be a blood donation opportunity from 1 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 28 at the Moose Lodge, 2929 N. West St., Lima.—-Red Cros...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Airstream’s Pellegrini recognized for safety efforts

Airstream’s Pellegrini recognized for safety efforts

JACKSON CENTER — Trevor Pellegrini, safety coordinator for Airstream Inc., has been selected as the first-place J.J. Keller Safety Professional ...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Elida students selected for Columbus art exhibit

Elida students selected for Columbus art exhibit

ELIDA — Elida High School sophomores Rilye Angel, Emily Karcz, Any Lam and Peyton Shellhouse will have artwork on display in the Ohio Emerging A...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Births

Births

Mercy Health-St. Rita’s Medical CenterSept. 21 — Kierra Crisp and Jordan Dixon, Lima, girl; Jenna and Bryden Davis, Lima, girl; Samantha a...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


La Femme Wax & Skin opens in Lima

La Femme Wax & Skin opens in Lima

LIMA — Lima native Ashley Hardy is living the dream as she starts her own business, La Femme Wax & Skin at 130 W. Northern Ave., Lima.On Wed...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


SPORTS


Listen to this week’s LimaScores.com Weekly Podcast on high school football

Listen to this week’s LimaScores.com Weekly Podcast on high school football

Jose Nogueras and David Trinko break down the area high school football matchups in week 6. ...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Roundup: Kalida finishes 6-0 in PCL boys golf dual matches

Roundup: Kalida finishes 6-0 in PCL boys golf dual matches

OTTAWA — Kalida (13-1 overall) closed out its Putnam County League dual match schedule at 6-0 with a 150-188 Tuesday victory against Miller City...

September 21st, 2021 updated: September 21st, 2021. |  


Girls soccer: Shawnee shuts out St. Marys

Girls soccer: Shawnee shuts out St. Marys

SHAWNEE TOWNSHIP — Shawnee proved to be very relentless Tuesday night, peppering St. Marys goalie, sophomore Ella Jacobs with 32 total shots, in...

September 21st, 2021 updated: September 22nd, 2021. |  


Ohio State football: Resting Stroud, playing back-ups not a priority

Ohio State football: Resting Stroud, playing back-ups not a priority

COLUMBUS — Hearing Ryan Day say that quarterback C.J. Stroud will not rest his sore shoulder or share time early in what is predicted to be an O...

September 21st, 2021 |  


Van Wert drops from top spot

Van Wert drops from top spot

High SchoolFootballCOLUMBUS — Van Wert tumbled from the top spot to No. 7 in the Division V Associated Press Ohio High School Football poll rele...

September 21st, 2021 updated: September 21st, 2021. |  


Browns’ Landry ‘week to week’

Browns’ Landry ‘week to week’

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jarvis Landry has pushed through the pain of numerous injuries throughout his durable NFL career. He finally succumbed to one.L...

September 20th, 2021 |  


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LIFESTYLE


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COVID-19 variants mu, delta
Reminisce: Lima’s first ‘woman constable’

Reminisce: Lima’s first ‘woman constable’

“How would it seem to be pinched by a woman constable?” The Lima News asked its readers in June 1923. “Some residents of Ottawa Town...

September 21st, 2021 |  


Lima Public Library Book Reviews

Lima Public Library Book Reviews

FictionThe Council of Animals by Nick McDonellAfter The Calamity, the animals thought the humans had managed to do themselves in. But, it turns out, a...

September 19th, 2021 |  


Dapper Dan talks logomania

Dapper Dan talks logomania

NEW YORK — Dapper Dan is hoping to score a touchdown with his newest partnership. The Harlem-based fashion designer — renowned for creatin...

September 18th, 2021 |  


Flip-flops and stretchy pants:

Flip-flops and stretchy pants:

PITTSBURGH — Picture a mortgage adviser — what is he or she wearing? Probably a suit and polished shoes. Now picture that same employee a ...

September 18th, 2021 |  


First, she was a survivor: #MeToo’s Burke tells her story

First, she was a survivor: #MeToo’s Burke tells her story

“Maybe it won’t catch on.” That’s what Tarana Burke was thinking — indeed, hoping — when she first found out the p...

September 18th, 2021 |  


Real Life Mama: Use the power of your pen to cheer yourself on

Real Life Mama: Use the power of your pen to cheer yourself on

Every single time that my children decide that they want to pack instead of buy their lunch at school, I put in a little “pocket kiss,” ha...

September 18th, 2021 |  


OPINION


Letter: A growing cancer in Congres

Letter: A growing cancer in Congres

Party-line voting percentage is creeping higher and higher. By some experts’ estimation the number has increased from 70% in the 1970’s to...

September 21st, 2021 |  


Letter: Our government exists for us

Letter: Our government exists for us

Due to the new federal vaccine mandates, I have been thinking about the founding beliefs of our republic. I am not making an argument in favor of or a...

September 21st, 2021 |  


Letter: No money, no shot

Letter: No money, no shot

Regarding the $100 gift cards given out for vaccine shots? Hello! What are you giving to all the faithful people that went and got the shots when you ...

September 21st, 2021 |  


Letter: Hope someone will ask

Letter: Hope someone will ask

According to the April 2, 2021, edition of The Lima News, an article entitled, “Lima Mayoral Candidate Plagued by Lawsuits,” pointed out &...

September 21st, 2021 |  


John Grindrod: The craft beer craze and the monkish roots of brew

John Grindrod: The craft beer craze and the monkish roots of brew

With the season of Oktoberfest already upon us, I thought this week I’d take a bit of a deep dive into that topical vat of beer. My subject choi...

September 21st, 2021 |  


Editorial: We must find out if Gen. Milley went rogue

Assertions about actions taken by Gen. Mark Milley in the final days of the Trump presidency are serious enough to merit vigorous inquiry, and possibl...

September 21st, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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New name, new life for Stock+Field’s Lima store
Jobless rates down in nine-county area

Jobless rates down in nine-county area

COLUMBUS — Unemployment rates for August declined in all of the counties surrounding Allen County.Mercer County had the area’s lowest unem...

September 21st, 2021 updated: September 21st, 2021. |  


Genesis Rehab Services offering outpatient therapy to Lima community

Genesis Rehab Services offering outpatient therapy to Lima community

LIMA — The Lima/Allen County Chamber of Commerce officially welcomed Genesis Rehab Services to Lima with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Monday aft...

September 20th, 2021 updated: September 20th, 2021. |  


Lumber is down from the stratosphere

Lumber is down from the stratosphere

Lumber prices, a key cost in home construction and an influence on inflation, have plunged from their peaks this spring but remain well above pre-pand...

September 18th, 2021 |  


Sears closing its last store in Illinois

Sears closing its last store in Illinois

CHICAGO — Sears is closing its Woodfield Mall store in November, leaving the iconic retailer without a single department store in Illinois, wher...

September 18th, 2021 |  


Ford confirms plan to double F-150 Lightning production

Ford confirms plan to double F-150 Lightning production

DETROIT — A year after revealing plans to invest hundreds of millions of dollars in the iconic Rouge Complex to build the all-electric F-150 Lig...

September 18th, 2021 |  


New materials can make Florida condos more durable

New materials can make Florida condos more durable

Unlike many diseases that afflict aging humans, there are already cures for the most common, serious and expensive threat to thousands of aging buildi...

September 18th, 2021 |  


STATE NEWS


Backers push new Ohio energy efficiency incentive plan

Backers push new Ohio energy efficiency incentive plan

COLUMBUS — Utilities would set a goal of reducing energy waste by 0.5% a year, a far more modest goal than a previous 2% requirement, under legi...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Dayton to demolish Wright Brothers’ decaying 1st bike shop

Dayton to demolish Wright Brothers’ decaying 1st bike shop

DAYTON — The city of Dayton plans to demolish the 129-year-old historic building that once was the site of the Wright brothers’ first bike...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Man charged in Summit County deadly arson fires convicted on most counts

Man charged in Summit County deadly arson fires convicted on most counts

AKRON — A man accused of killing nine people in separate arson fires in his Akron neighborhood has been convicted of nearly all the charges he f...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Anthony Pilla, longtime Cleveland bishop, dies at 88

Anthony Pilla, longtime Cleveland bishop, dies at 88

CLEVELAND — A former bishop who led the Diocese of Cleveland for 25 years has died.Anthony Pilla, a Cleveland native, died Tuesday at his home, ...

September 21st, 2021 |  


GOP state Sen. Matt Dolan jumps into US Senate race in Ohio

GOP state Sen. Matt Dolan jumps into US Senate race in Ohio

COLUMBUS — Republican state Sen. Matt Dolan formally entered the race for Ohio’s open U.S. Senate seat on Monday, adding a centrist voice ...

September 20th, 2021 updated: September 20th, 2021. |  


Got milkweed? Drop off your pods at bin in Akron

Got milkweed? Drop off your pods at bin in Akron

Have you been growing milkweed in an effort to save monarch butterflies? Or do you know where common milkweed is growing in the wild?It’s almost...

September 18th, 2021 |