Church and Religious Events

Bethel Church of Christ ADA — URGE, a free, community-wide student event, will be held at Bethel Church of Christ, 4014 County Road 304, Ada, from 6-9 p.m. Aug. 26. The focus of URGE is to encourage junior high through college age students to do well in the upcoming school...

Wasson remains Rotary head

McCOMB — Joe Wasson will continue to serve as president of the McComb Rotary Club for the coming year. Other officers include Drew Devore, president elect; Terry Lovell, treasurer; Bob Smith, secretary; and Tom Lovell, sergeant-at-arms. Goals for the year include increasing...

Saturday calendar

TODAY 50 North, 339 E. Melrose Ave., fitness center open, 7 a.m.-3 p.m.; billiards, 8 a.m.-noon; basic cycling mix, no class; cardio mix class, 9:30-10:15 a.m.; Nagashi Do, 10:30-11:30 a.m. Alcoholics Anonymous, closed book, 7:30 a.m., Pioneer Club; women’s New Beginnings...

Public eclipse viewing events abound

There’s no shortage of local viewing — and party — opportunities during Monday’s solar eclipse: Alexandria’s Gastropub: A “Solar Eclipse Watch Party” will be held on the rooftop tiki bar from noon to 1:30 a.m. Guests 21 and older are...

Not all eclipse glasses are created equal

By SARA ARTHURS STAFF WRITER You may have heard this before, but it bears repeating: Staring at the sun can literally destroy cells in your eyes. If you’re planning to do so during this eclipse, make sure the glasses you use are actually safe. Sarah Wildermuth, an...

Have blocked sun, will travel: Eclipse enthusiasts hit the road

By BRENNA GRITEMAN LIFE EDITOR While the path of totality during Monday’s solar eclipse will elude Ohioans, it will touch 14 states — the closest to us being neighboring Kentucky. Most Americans, with the exclusion of our friends in Alaska and Hawaii, live within a...

Forest lies directly along NASA’s highlighted path for 2024 eclipse

Ohioans are already gearing up for the 2024 total solar eclipse, whose path of totality will pass directly through the state. Directly along NASA’s highlighted path is tiny Forest, the 1.2-square-mile village in Hardin and Wyandot counties. The April 8, 2024, total solar...

Wilkins installed as Morning Rotary president

Flag City Morning Rotary has installed Beth Wilkins as its new president. Wilkins has been the community relations director at 50 North for the past five years and previously worked in broadcasting as an on-air personality for 10 years. She is a graduate of Maumee High School and...
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