Posted by Fred Steiner on December 24, 2015 - 5:32pm
In the seventh year in the reign of Obama, legislation passed that all U.S. citizens be counted in the county where their ancestors had settled. This unusual census was when Kasich was governor of Ohio and Jordan was fourth district representative.
Jose from Lebanon, Ohio, with his young housekeeper, Maria, who was nine-month’s pregnant with someone else’s child, and who Jose had intended to marry, drove to Bluffton in Jose’s 1996 Mercury Cougar. This was because Jose was a great-great-great-grandson of Swiss immigrant, Jesse Zurflugh, in Richland Township.
Posted by Fred Steiner on November 22, 2015 - 8:18pm
Put on your math thinking caps.
The Icon invited Chris Leuthold, adjunct math instructor at Bluffton University, to provide The Icon with some math puzzles. Here's quiz number 2. (The answer to quiz number 1 is at the bottom of this story.)
We want to assist our viewers with ways to survive the long, dark winter nights. Chris rates the level of difficulty in his quizzes from 1 to 4, with 4 being the toughest.
Posted by Fred Steiner on November 9, 2015 - 9:17am
Last night Lima Senior played in Miamisburg on Harmon Field. Years ago I took the Lake Shore Limited from Toledo to Chicago passing through a town to this day I do not know that had a Harmon Field along the tracks.
Posted by Fred Steiner on October 20, 2015 - 5:18pm
The Bluffton University "Diagnosis and Educational Planning class taught by Tim Byers recently spent an evening with Peter De Meo a new Bluffton resident.
De Meo, an adult with Cerebral Palsy, recently returning to the area after years in California.
The class heard about his childhood, school issues, traveling with his disability, health related issues, positive and negative teacher issues, developing peer relationships, his career in California, and daily challenges which he has dealt with.