Posted by Bill Hanefeld on January 17, 2017 - 3:33pm
January 17, 2017
BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University's Rachel Beining (Ottoville) averaged a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds per game as the Beavers went 3-0 with a home win over Franklin and road victories at Manchester and Hanover last week. Beining was the last Bluffton women's basketball player to earn HCAC POTW honors (December 14, 2015).
Posted by Bill Hanefeld on January 17, 2017 - 3:31pm
BLUFFTON, Ohio - Bluffton University’s D'Nae Reese (Columbus, Ohio/Upper Arlington) re-set her own Bluffton University record in the weight throw and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Women’s Indoor Track Athlete of the Week following her great performance at the Northwest Ohio Invitational on Friday, Jan. 13.
Links to over 70 area businesses - all Icon advertisers - are included
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 17, 2017 - 2:55pm
The Bluffton Icon recently added a new feature for advertisers and viewers.
The Icon Advertiser Index now includes links to advertiser Facebooks. When the Index was first created website links and phone numbers were included. With the popularity of Facebook pages, those are now added.
The Bluffton Icon has over 70 advertisers listed in its Index. The Index is one of the most viewed features on the website, simply because it is the only comprehensive listing of Bluffton area businesses with phone numbers, website links and now Facebook links.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 17, 2017 - 9:25am
Dora Deane “Deane” Faine, 87, died Jan. 14, 2017, at Good Samaritan Care Center in Arlington, Ohio. Deane was born Oct. 6, 1929 in Findlay to Clarence and Blanche (Abbott) Wells who preceded her in death.
Deane was a secretary at Cooper Tire for 42 years before her retirement. She enjoyed antiquing, attending garage sales, sports of every kind, boating, skiing and spending time with her grandchildren.
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 16, 2017 - 4:12pm
This is the first in a two-part series on a proposed national and statewide bicycle route network that could pass through Bluffton’s Main Street. It needs Bluffton council’s support for it to take place.
If Bluffton council agrees, the village will be on “the map.”
THE PROPOSED OHIO BIKE ROUTE
MAP IS ATTACHED AT THE BOTTOM
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Christian Gomes, 2016 University of Northwestern Ohio graduate
Posted by Fred Steiner on January 16, 2017 - 3:20pm
Christian Gomes bought his first car – a 1985 BMW 318i with 130,000 miles on it – eight months before he was old enough to get his driver’s license.
He’s been in love with cars ever since.
Earlier this month he joined Stratton Auto Group as shop manager of Bluffton Auto Repair Center, 302 N. Main St. He accepted the position upon the retirement of Jim Kinn.
Originally from New York state, Gomes is a December graduate of University of Northwest Ohio, Lima. He holds degrees in applied science plus automotive technology, high performance and commercial driving.