Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Saturday, August 1.
Two longtime Lima residents donated $15 million to Bowling Green State University. It’s the single largest academic gift in the history of the school. The business college will be named for them. Read more.
Lima Memorial Health System officials honored an Ohio Northern professor and the university itself Friday for their help in bringing molecular COVID-19 testing to Lima. Read more.
Representative Jim Jordan had a combative exchange Friday with the doctor leading our nation’s virus response. Jordan used his time to needle the doctor on the unfairness of allowing protests while church services and business were closed. Read more.
Today’s podcast is sponsored by Fat Jack’s Pizza. Fat Jack’s Pizza dining rooms are now open at two locations, on Spencerville Road and on West Street in Lima, and carryout only at the Findlay Road location. Their combination subs are back, for only $5.75. Fat Jacks, celebrating 45 years as Limaland’s favorite pizza.
The Allen County Port Authority is working on a $1 million infrastructure project on McClain Road. The project is for an expansion of Randall Bearings. Read more.
The Ohio Liquor Control Commission has banned alcohol sales after 10 p.m. at bars and restaurants. It’s an attempt to reduce crowds. Business owners are outraged. Read more.
In Sports, learn about Lima’s peregrine falcons from our outdoor columnist. Read more.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.