CLOSINGS & DELAYS
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Retiring Ohio Northern University president Dr. Dan DiBiasio reflected back on his time at ONU with the Lima Rotary Club Monday afternoon. DiBiasio started at ONU 11 years ago and is planning to retire from the university this coming June.
They have been awarded the American Heart Association's Stroke Silver Plus Award for following stroke treatments based on nationally recognized, researched based guidelines. Lima Memorial applied for the award by demonstrating their work with stroke patients and the health and rehab education that they provide for those patients once they head home.
A man was sent to the hospital after his car ran into a parked train car.
Just about anywhere you look in the city of Lima, there’s a least a little bit of rainwater collecting on the streets, but in some places there’s more water than others as we face several inches of rain over the span of a few days.
COVID headlines across the United States have been pretty consistent over the last few weeks, as hospitals are becoming overwhelmed with patients, with the delta variant tearing through the country. Here locally, it’s much of the same, as Lima Memorial Health System says that about half of their critical care are COVID patients, with 90 percent of those people being unvaccinated.
Lima Senior's DECA Joy Project is ready to go for this school year; the project raises awareness of different disabilities and contributes to helping those living with disabilities in the community. The students have helped with the All Abilities Playground and will be participating in the Down Syndrome Association of Western Ohio's Buddy Walk, among other planned events this school year.
The Allen County Sheriff's Office is looking for more information into a break in that happened in Bath Township. The sheriff's office says they have been receiving increased calls of thefts in Bath Township lately, including one that happened on September 13th at a home on South Roberts Avenue.
Andrew’s House reached out to Lima Community Church, and through that partnership, the Garden of Hope was founded. Located right across the street from the church, the Garden of Hope is tended to by the women at Andrew’s House. Organizers say that it provides some sustainability and employment for the women, and teaches them tangible skills.