CLOSINGS & DELAYS
Multimedia Video Journalist
The City of Lima has recently implemented a new transitional plan,an initiative they claim will make it easier for residents to navigate throughout the city.
Tuesday night, members of the community attended a meeting held by the department of public works regarding a new Americans with Disabilities Act Transition Plan.
A tax abatement for a new hotel in Perry Township was voted down by the school board Tuesday evening, claiming the costs were way too high.
Tuesday evening, the Perry School Board voted 3-2 against the approval of century hotel group's tax abatement for a Towneplace Suites by Marriot at 906 S. Leonard Ave.
Monday night, members of city council revisited the rental licensing proposal, an idea that several residents say could be a detriment to the city.
During the meeting, council members and residents discussed the impact that a rental licensing would have on city landlords and their tenants.
He says he has prepared his whole life to be the governor of Ohio, now a long time politician has gotten that title today.
A Statehouse inauguration was held to swear in the 70th governor of the state, Mike DeWine. While in office DeWine says he plans to remain optimistic about Ohio's future as he fights to make it a better place.
Today one local park district welcomed dozens of people to go hiking in what some may call a winter wonderland.
From one to three today locals went on a 5K hike along the Miami Erie Canal, a path full of snow covered trees and a frozen pond. This is an annual event held by the Heritage Trails Park District and sponsored by several agencies.
After receiving the biggest snow of the new year, some local families decided to stop by Faurot Park to have some winter fun.
Today several parents and their children were seen sledding down the Sled Hill at Faurot Park. For many of the families, sledding at Faurot Park has become a yearly tradition. One sledder says she enjoys coming every year because of the experience.
With the rise of flu activity this year in Ohio, medical professionals share how to best keep yourself protected from influenza.
There have been 893 flu-associated hospitalizations in Ohio so far this flu season with 172 more hospitalizations in January 2019 than in December 2018, according to the Ohio Department of Health.
With years of experience under his belt, one local former state senator has officially been sworn into his newly elected position.
On Jan. 12 over 50 people in a packed Mercy County courtroom witnessed former Ohio Republican Senator, Keith Faber, sworn in as the new Ohio auditor.
Despite the snowy weather conditions this morning, several children attended a local library's interactive reading event.
Children who attended the Lima Public Library's Penguins, Polar Bears and Popsicles even this morning listened and watched several stories about penguins and polar bears, ate popsicles and began creating and coloring their own books.
Today is a special day for those who are out in the streets protecting us daily.
Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, which was founded in 2015, is a time to show gratitude towards officers who sacrifice their lives every day.