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Upcoming village council meetings posted

Here's a list of upcoming public meetings for the Village of Bluffton:

  • Parks & Rec Committee – Wednesday, Sept. 11 at noon
  • Pathway Board – Thursday, Sept. 12 at noon
  • Streets, Alleys & Sidewalks Committee – Thursday, Sept. 12 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Tree Commission – Tuesday, Sept. 17 at 7 p.m.
  • Council Meeting – Monday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m.

16th annual Bluffton Fall Festival Sept. 28

Family-oriented event offers activities from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Bluffton community’s 16th annual Fall Festival, with many family-oriented activities, takes place throughout the community on Saturday, Sept. 28, from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. 

New this year, Bluffton Family Recreation will host a “Kickoff Event” on Friday, Sept. 27, beginning at 5 p.m.

Interested in owning a piece of Bluffton church musical history?

The old St. Mary's pump organ is looking for a new home

Interested in owning a piece of Bluffton church musical history?

The organ in the “old” St. Mary’s Catholic Church could be yours. It has rested in a garage since the mid-1960s and needs a new home, according to its current caretaker, Betty Pakosz of Sylvania.

Older Bluffton residents will identify Betty as the daughter of Rita Hankish, who grew up in Bluffton, over a half-century past.

This summer Betty contacted the Icon, inquiring if we could assist finding a new home of the organ.

Icon asks organizations to update listing

Bluffton Icon asks contact persons in organizations in the Icon's Civic Organization list to provide any updates to the Icon.

This list is posted on the Icon's classified ad page. Updates may be sent to: info@blufftonicon.com.

Any organizations not listed should provide contact information to the Icon.

Local students on Rhodes State dean's list

Rhodes State College, Lima, announces its dean’s list for the summer semester. Below are the area students on the summer dean's list.

To be eligible for this full-time Dean’s List, a student must be enrolled in at least 12 credit hours and earn a 3.5 grade point average or higher.

Full-time students:
Bluffton
Braeden T Edwards

Harrod
Jennifer Helen Gardner

Public meetings for the Village of Bluffton for Sept.

Several committee meetings are on the Bluffton council schedule the upcoming month. Those follow:

  • Parks & Rec Committee – Thursday, Aug. 29 at noon
  • Utilities Committee – Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 4 p.m.
  • Streets, Alleys & Sidewalks Committee – Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 5:30 p.m.
  • Pathway Board – Thursday, Sept. 5 at Noon
  • Council Meeting – Monday, Sept. 9 at 7:00 p.m.

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