Here are today’s top stories from The Lima News for Tuesday, August 25.
Lima City Council has offered a real glimpse into pandemic realities. The budget will shrink, and the city has offered early retirement packages for 38 jobs. The city’s cash balance is expected to decrease by $2.8 million from its $7.6 million total. Read more.
An Ottawa teen drowned while boating in northeast Indiana Sunday. 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.
Senator Rob Portman visited World Class Plastics in Russells Point on Monday to tout the success of the Payment Protection Program and talk about the stalled second coronavirus relief package. A second round of the program is likely, Portman said. But an extension of federal unemployment assistance will probably be less than $600 per week. Read more.
In Sports, Continental cruises past LCC in the Bath Kick-Off Classic. Catch up on this and more. Read more.
Learn more about these stories and more in The Lima News and online at LimaOhio.com.