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August 21, 2018

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Four projects this week at Bluffton Hospital

Four major projects are on the work schedule this week at the Bluffton Hospital. Those projects include:

  • Working on construction footers in the operating room
  • Installing the inner door at the Emergency Department temporary entrance
  • Prepping and starting on curb in the new parking lot
  • Clinical equipment coordination meetings are underway

Joanne Niswander: What I did on my summer vacation

My Joanne Niswander

The sun is warm, the breeze is cool, the harbor is calm, and all's well at Woods Hole, Massachusetts. I've been here for nearly three weeks now, so maybe I have enough of a feeling about the place to pass some of my observations on to you.


Two more VBS planned in the community

Two more Vacation Bible Schools are yet to be held in the Icon viewership area. They follow:

July 25-29

Bluffton Community VBS

(Several community churches participating)

At First United Methodist Church

6-8:30 p.m.SonQuest Rainforest

4 years through 5th gradeMore info: 419-358-8921

July 26-30

Rockport United Methodist

6:30-8:30 p.m.Sonforce Kids

3 years to 6th gradeMore info: 419-943-1383, or 419-229-9513


Only in Montana

No, we didn't see this plate on a Bluffton street. Bob Antibus caught this plate while on sabbatical in Montana. It couldn't be a Bluffton plate. There are no crazy spouses here.


AEP issues Tuesday weather alert

AEP provided the following weather alert for northwestern Ohio on Monday afternoon: Severe thunderstorms containing damaging winds will impact western Ohio overnight.

Upper level systems moving over a warm, moist air mass will develop a series of thunderstorms complexes over the next three days...one is currently moving through southern Ohio.

Thursday Tea at The Inn at ONU features Apple Lemon Pomegranate Rooibos tea

The Inn at Ohio Northern University will be offering a weekly Thursday Tea at the Inn every Thursday afternoon from 3:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Inn. The garden courtyard will be open for seating (weather permitting).

Thursday, June 24, Tea at the Inn will feature Apple Lemon Pomegranate Rooibos Tea (A refreshing green Rooibos tea with the uplifting taste of lemongrass, tart apples, succulent cherry bits, green cardamom and pomegranate) with Apple-Lemon Chiffon Tart for dessert. Additional teas and food pairings will be available.