LIMA — It was built by a doctor who practiced at the confluence of medicine and electricity. Phyllis Diller roamed its halls as a child and Lima’s first Japanese restaurateur set up shop on its ground floor at the dawn of the 1920s.
By 1962, however, it stood in the way of progress.
FINDLAY — In the spirit of cooperation, the Ohio State Highway Patrol has proposed regional law enforcement agencies work together in a multiagency effort.
“Lights for Lives” is a cooperative, multijurisdictional enforcement campaign focused on officers activating their overhead lights and stopping as many vehicles that have committed traffic violations to save as many lives as possible.
Lights for Lives began at 6 a.m.
LIMA — To prevent fatal and serious injury crashes, law enforcement agencies have said they will be out in “full force” over the Thanksgiving holiday.
Through Sunday, police officers will be stepping up their enforcement of traffic laws, including seat belt use, impaired driving, speeding and other risky behaviors, according to a news release from the Lima-Allen County Safe Community Coalition.
To have a safe holiday, the coalition recommends buckling up, planning a safe way home before festivities begin, and avoiding driving while intoxicated.
WAPAKONETA — West Central Ohio for Bernie Sanders, a group rallying support for the Democratic presidential candidate, will hold a rally from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday in front of Aldi on Bellefontaine Road.
The group will be holding signs and gathering support for the Vermont senator. It is not directly affiliated with the Sanders campaign, but is instead an independent group aimed at garnering grassroots support for the candidate.
COLUMBUS – No one owns the Ohio State-Michigan rivalry, but the Boren family has had a long-term lease in it.
Ohio State senior center Jacoby Boren is part of a family tradition that stretches back to 1980 when his dad, Mike, was a freshman football player at Michigan.
All three of Mike and Hope Boren’s sons have played in the rivalry – Justin started his career at Michigan and transferred to Ohio State after the 2007 season, Zach played four years at Ohio State from 2009-2012 and Jacoby has played four seasons, the last two as a starter.
When it was suggested to Jacoby Boren earlier this week that Saturday’s Ohio State-Michigan game was the end of an era, he corrected the questioner.
“Hopefully, I’m not the last.