NEWS


CVS starts offering boosters to some Pfizer recipients

LIMA — CVS pharmacies are now offering Pfizer booster shots to adults age 65 and older and adults age 50-64 with underlying medical conditions w...

September 24th, 2021 |  


Record home sales go non-stop

Record home sales go non-stop

LIMA — Pam Daley-Jennings answered the question before it was asked.“No. Never. I’ve been doing this for 35 years, and I have never ...

September 24th, 2021 updated: September 24th, 2021. |  


Tickets available for Buddy Guy concert in Lima

Tickets available for Buddy Guy concert in Lima

LIMA — Tickets are now available for Buddy Guy and special guest Ally Venable. The concert is set for 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 22, at the Veter...

September 24th, 2021 |  


What! Fewer trucker drivers mean no milkshakes

What! Fewer trucker drivers mean no milkshakes

LONDON (AP) — British energy firms are rationing supplies of gasoline and closing some petrol pumps — the latest in a string of shortages ...

September 24th, 2021 |  


ABC News exec: Chris Cuomo harassed me

ABC News exec: Chris Cuomo harassed me

NEW YORK (AP) — A television executive who accused Chris Cuomo of groping her at a party 16 years ago says the CNN anchor needs a public educati...

September 24th, 2021 |  


SPORTS


High school football: Columbus Grove remains unbeaten

High school football: Columbus Grove remains unbeaten

LEIPSIC — Leipsic went to the air often in Friday’s key Northwest Conference football matchup against visiting Columbus Grove at John Edwa...

September 24th, 2021 updated: September 24th, 2021. |  


Boys golf: Conference titles determined

Boys golf: Conference titles determined

OTTAWA — St. Marys won the Western Buckeye League tournament championship Thursday at par 71 Pike Run and finished in a tie for the overall conf...

September 24th, 2021 |  


Name drop: Cleveland set to say goodbye to Indians for good

Name drop: Cleveland set to say goodbye to Indians for good

CLEVELAND — There’s no more debate or decisions forthcoming. There’s still some anger and disbelief, but also the excitement that co...

September 24th, 2021 |  


Nine area bass anglers qualify for regionals

Nine area bass anglers qualify for regionals

Three Lima area bass anglers in the Michigan Division of the Phoenix Bass Fishing League (BFL) joined six Lima area anglers who fish in the Buckeye Di...

September 24th, 2021 updated: September 24th, 2021. |  


Ohio State will roll, quarterbacks grab spotlight

Ohio State will roll, quarterbacks grab spotlight

There are many ways to become a legend.One of the fastest ways to reach that elevated tier is to win when absolutely no one thinks it’s possible...

September 24th, 2021 |  


Volleyball: Miller City holds off Ottoville

Volleyball: Miller City holds off Ottoville

MILLER CITY — Don’t panic.Miller City kept its composure against a talented Ottoville team to record a three-set victory in a Putnam Count...

September 23rd, 2021 updated: September 24th, 2021. |  


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LIFESTYLE


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Editor’s Picks for week of Sept. 24-30

Editor’s Picks for week of Sept. 24-30

TODAY:Mobile Health Clinic: 9 to 11 a.m. Bluffton Public Library, 145 S. Main St., Bluffton.SATURDAY:Maverick’s Wingmen Car Show: 1 to 5 p.m. La...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Entertainment roundup: Buddy Walk raises awareness for Down Syndrome

Entertainment roundup: Buddy Walk raises awareness for Down Syndrome

LIMA — The Down Syndrome Association of Western Ohio will be hosting the Buddy Walk to raise awareness and celebrate those with Down Syndrome.Th...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Art exhibits in the Lima area

Art exhibits in the Lima area

COLUMBUSColumbus Museum of Art480 E. Broad St.Open to all visitors 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday to Sunday and 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday with timed ticke...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Down The Road: Upcoming exhibits, concerts and performances

Down The Road: Upcoming exhibits, concerts and performances

Oct. 4-8Basset Hound Club of America Dog Show, Allen County Fairgrounds, LimaOct. 21Black Violin, Veterans Memorial Civic Center, LimaOct. 24The Oak R...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Concerts in the Lima area

Concerts in the Lima area

COLUMBUSExtreme Rules: Nationwide Arena, Sept. 26Keith Sweat: Nationwide Arena, Oct. 8Dude Perfect: Schottenstein Center, Oct. 14Gold over America Tou...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Tips for finding the best breakfast

Tips for finding the best breakfast

Reader RS sends this: “We read your column in our local paper and are wondering if you could give us suggestions for the best breakfast that has...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


OPINION


Lori Borgman: Gardening season closing with rabbits in the lead

Lori Borgman: Gardening season closing with rabbits in the lead

It’s been a rough year for the garden. By mid-July the tally was 49-0 with rabbits, squirrels and raccoons for the win.They grazed through petun...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Letter: Dire situation my foot!

Letter: Dire situation my foot!

Shame on Mercy Health for fear-mongering in The Lima News article on Sept. 22, “Dire situation in Lima hospitals.”The definition of insani...

September 23rd, 2021 updated: September 25th, 2021. |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Put yourself in Milley’s shoes, what would you do?

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Put yourself in Milley’s shoes, what would you do?

What do you do when a president is crazy?That’s essentially the question Gen. Mark Milley, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, faced in the t...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Christine Flowers:

Christine Flowers:

I think I finally understand what white privilege looks like.I caught some photos of the Met Gala last week, complete with Whoopi Goldberg dressed in ...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


Trudy Rubin: Biden’s principled UN speech painfully contradicted by facts on the ground

Trudy Rubin: Biden’s principled UN speech painfully contradicted by facts on the ground

President Joe Biden sounded all the right notes in his Tuesday address to the United Nations General Assembly. He spoke on the need for global coopera...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Letter: Factual letters would be nice

Letter: Factual letters would be nice

Several letter writers are blaming President Biden for losing the war in Afghanistan. They’re ignoring the fact that President Trump signed a pa...

September 21st, 2021 |  


BUSINESS


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Cost of chip shortage totals $210 billion — double early estimates, consultant says

Cost of chip shortage totals $210 billion — double early estimates, consultant says

DETROIT — The global semiconductor shortage will cost $210 billion in lost revenues this year, estimates AlixPartners LLP, up 91% from the firm&...

September 24th, 2021 updated: September 24th, 2021. |  


Local investment manager writes book on preparing for retirement

Local investment manager writes book on preparing for retirement

FINDLAY — Tony Hixon, of Hixon-Zuercher Capital Management in Findlay, published a new book aimed to help individuals achieve a financially soun...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


New Beer Barrel to open in Fort Wayne

New Beer Barrel to open in Fort Wayne

FORT WAYNE, Ind. — Lima-based Good Food Restaurants, owned by John Heaphy, is opening its 10th Beer Barrel location on Tuesday at the Jefferson ...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


HER Realtors set up offices in Lima

HER Realtors set up offices in Lima

LIMA — HER REALTORS has added Lima to its more than 90 locations around Ohio and Northern Kentucky.The Lima office is located at 102 Devonshire ...

September 23rd, 2021 |  


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 |  


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 |  


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 |