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The Evolution of Shopping: A Look Inside Lima Mall in Lima, OH
In 1965, Lima Mall opened its doors, marking the dawn of a new era in retail for Lima, Ohio. Initially designed as a beacon of modern shopping, it sprawled over significant acreage, promising a diverse shopping experience. The mall’s original structure reflected the era’s architectural trends, aimed at attracting a...
Organization seeks investment in south Lima
LIMA — Sheri Gary grew up in the south side of Lima before moving away from Lima for 18 years. She was saddened upon moving back to her old neighborhood to find that there was no perceived development or investment. Now as the vice president of the South Lima...
Lima city councilman Derry Glenn distributing cards about how to act when pulled over by police
LIMA, OH (WLIO) - A Lima City Councilman is educating the community about how to act appropriately when stopped by the police. Courtesy of the Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, 6th ward councilman Derry Glenn has received cards with step-by-step instructions to follow if you get pulled over. Some of the seven recommendations on the card are answering questions without an attitude, following all requests, and keeping your hands visible on the steering wheel. Glenn intends to make the cards available for local schools and nonprofits to educate as many people as possible about the importance of both showing respect to law enforcement and not escalating the situation.
After 85 years, Bradfield Center a Lima fixture
LIMA — When it comes to organizations that promote a sense of community in Lima, the Bradfield Community Center has long had a place of prominence in that group, being a Lima fixture for more than 85 years. With a mission to “provide social, educational, health and recreational programs...
Allen County EMA learning from KY officials what to expect and how to prepare for April eclipse
LIMA, OH (WLIO) - The eclipse is still about five weeks away, but the preparation efforts are already ramping up. It's all hands on deck as the Allen County EMA plans for the total solar eclipse alongside area hospitals, law enforcement, and emergency services. Nobody knows for certain what could happen or how many people will travel to our area, but to get an idea, they talked to officials from Warren County, Kentucky, who hosted around 47,000 tourists during the August 2017 eclipse.
Van Wert County family displaced after house fire Saturday morning
VAN WERT COUNTY, Ohio (WPTA) - A Van Wert County family has been displaced after their home was destroyed in a fire Saturday morning. Officials say the fire happened at the 6000 block of Pollock in Convoy, Ohio at around 12:30 a.m. on March 2 and took about 5 hours to contain.
19 Hawthorne provides ‘third space’
LIMA — A couple of local entrepreneurs transformed an old golf course into a destination wedding venue. The property now provides space for couples to get married, have parties and much more. That’s how 19 Hawthorne was born at 1000 Fetter Road, Lima, and it’s online at 19hawthorne.com....
Four generations of satisfaction for Keystone Brand Meats
LIMA — The torch has been passed from generation to generation to generation. The industry has evolved, as business enterprises are prone to do. But the keystone principals upon which an Allen County agri-business was founded 60 years ago remain firmly in place. Keystone Brand Meats, a meat-processing facility...
Our Daily Bread serves meals and hope
LIMA — Our Daily Bread is a soup kitchen that focuses on sharing food and the gospel. The organization began more than 20 years ago and still provides meals five days a week to community members. “It started in 1991,” Director Randy Kimpel said. “It was church people for...
The gas price fluctuate between $2.89 and $2.91 in Delphos as of 2024-03-04. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Monday is $3.352, a week ago the price is $3.264 , according to AAA.
Activate Allen County keeps Lima healthy
LIMA — Kayla Monfort often hears from residents who feel ignored, so the co-director from Active Allen County started organizing block parties to bring resources to people where they live. The parties offer bounce houses, live music and free food as an incentive for people to take health assessments...
Ottawa-Glandorf prevails over Lady Panthers in district semi’s
ELIDA — Defensively, Parkway did a great job of taking some things away from Ottawa-Glandorf Thursday night at the Elida Fieldhouse. While the Lady Panthers defense played well, the Lady Titans were also turning in another good defensive outing.
Suspect accused of attacking woman at Dayton gas station found in Lima, woman found alive
------------ UPDATE: The suspect accused of brutally attacking a woman at a local UDF has been found in Lima, Ohio. His vehicle was found as well, but still no sign of the victim in this case. The Lima Police Department arrested the suspect, whose name has not yet been released,...
Eclectic items set Casa Chic apart
WAPAKONETA — Downtown Wapakoneta undertook a transformation of sorts at the dawn of the 21st century. With its place in history already secured as the hometown of Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the moon, Wapakoneta — not unlike many other small towns across America — was struggling to find its identity.
Beauty by Jill salon empowers women
LIMA — Jill Bakies invites at-risk girls to her salon each summer for a day-long beauty bootcamp. To-go bags filled with beauty products await the girls, who spend the day at Beauty by Jill Salon and Spa learning how to style their hair and makeup and practice applying their own manicures.
Go Ottawa wants to ‘create vibrancy’
OTTAWA — Jacqueline Langhals loves Ottawa. She doesn’t want to change the core of its small-town feel or friendly neighbors. That doesn’t mean that after moving back from Hilliard, near Columbus, that she didn’t have some ideas on how to make the village she loved even better.
Lima woman must pay $21K to father-in-law
LIMA — A Lima woman who stole more than $40,000 from her father-in-law must pay $21,000 in restitution for misusing the 74-year-old man’s credit cards. Tami Dye, 40, appeared in Allen County Common Pleas Court on Friday for a sentencing hearing, during which Judge Terri Kohlrieser ordered Dye to pay $21,276.93 in restitution, serve three years of probation and spend 14 days in the Allen County Jail under work release.
Vibe Coffeehouse educates through coffee
LIMA — Carlton McLellan spent so much time working in coffee shops that he decided to open one of his own. The Lima native, who works in international affairs and diplomacy in Washington, D.C., returned to his hometown several years ago to renovate an empty warehouse on Central Avenue, now home to Vibe Coffeehouse and Cafe.
Hesseling: Family and Veteran owned business
LIMA — A business that began in a small garage has transformed into a brick and mortar and much more. The Hesseling Range is celebrating its seventh year in business. Owners Phil and Gennifer Hesseling shared the importance of remaining in the community and continuing to grow the shooting range and gun store at a new location at 387 Elida Road, Lima.
Outskirts brewery runs strong into 2024
LIMA — Outskirts Brew Co. and Dive came to Lima as Vino Bellissimo, a wine shop, in 2009. But owners Carissa Reinicke and Marc Reinicke soon introduced a full bar and kitchen, ultimately expanding to add a brewery to their new location at 2412 Cable Court, Lima, and re-opening as Outskirts in June 2022.