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August 26, 2016

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Bluffton population spurt

New students moved into Bluffton University campus on Friday, exploding the population of Bluffton. The first day of classes is Monday. Assisting move-ins at Hirschey Hall were members of the women's soccer team.

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Bluffton's favorite fall event: Fall Festival, Sept. 24

Bluffton’s favorite fall event, the Fall Festival, takes place here Saturday, Sept. 24.

This is the 13th annual Fall Festival, and it offers many family-oriented activities throughout the community, according to Daren Lee of Mennonite Home Communities of Ohio, who coordinates the festival.

Activities include an antique tractor show, lots of music and food, pony rides, inflatable bounce house, craft show and home expo, farmers’ market, historical exhibits, and horse and wagon rides between Mennonite Memorial Home and downtown.

Public Library in September - Busiest place on Main Street

September is packed with programs  and services at the Bluffton Public Library. Here's the schedule:

Registration for Fall Storytime opens on Sept. 1. Visit the library or call 419-358-5016 to register your 3-5 year old child. After registration, sessions begin on Mondays at 6:30 p.m. (starting Sept. 12) or Tuesdays at 10 a.m. (starting Sept. 13). For more information visit our website or email ysc@blufftonpubliclibrary.org. Please note that space are limited for this program.

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The Ohio Northern University Observatory, Ada, will host the first public event of the season from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27.

A highlight will be the opportunity to view a conjunction of Jupiter and Venus, in which they pass as close as 4/60th of a degree from one another. The event is free and open to the public.

The observatory is located on the western part of...