A Newcomer`s Guide to Ada, OH | Welcome Home

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A Newcomer`s Guide to Ada, OH | Welcome Home
A Newcomer’s Guide to Ada, OH | Welcome Home
Table of Contents:
Section 1: Living
Section 2: Dining
Section 3: Entertainment
Section 4: Travel & Moving
Section 5: Families
Section 6: Miscellaneous (Hospitals, Banks, Salons, Hardware Stores, and Places of Worship)
Office of Law Admissions
Ohio Northern University College of Law
525 South Main Street
Ada, Ohio 45810
419-772-2211 or 1-877-452-9668 (toll free)
[email protected]
SECTION 1: LIVING IN ADA
PLAN TO LIVE ON-CAMPUS?
WWW.LAW.ONU.EDU/ADMISSIONS >> HOUSING
POLAR PLACE OR COURTYARD APARTMENTS:
Law housing accommodations are furnished two-person apartments featuring a shared common room
(with kitchenette) and a private bedroom (virtual tour and pictures provided on the website). Students
have the option of rooming with either another first year law student or a second year law student. Housing is coordinated through the Residence Life Office. Students are able to submit their housing application
as soon as their second deposit has been received.
Amenities Include:
• 2 networked computer outlets per room
• 3-5 electrical outlets
• ONU cable-television service (in all rooms)
• Telephones and voicemail (in all rooms)
• Wall-to-wall carpeting
• Extra-long twin beds (loftable units provided)
• Desk, desk chair, shelving, towel rack, mirror and
closet (in all rooms)
• Overhead lighting
• Apartments include kitchens with:
Refrigerator, stove and oven, microwave, disposal, and counter or small table with 2 chairs
- Some include dishwashers and disposals
• Apartments include living room with:
- Couch, chair, and two end tables
MEAL PLAN OPTIONS:
Carte Blanche Meal Plan - $2,535 per semester
You’ll never have to cook! This plan is designed to give students the ultimate in flexibility and convenience!
With this plan, each student receives:
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$250 in Dining Dollars each semester
More points for NOM and Bear Necessities
Dining Dollars are automatically replenished at the beginning of each semester
Unused Dining Dollars are non-refundable
5 guest passes to McIntosh dining each semester
$10 gift certificate to use at the Inn at Ohio Northern University
Carte Blanche means you never run out of meals or options!
Dining Dollars:
Dining Dollars are convenient, safe, easy, and smart. They work like a debit card. Funds are deposited
into your account as part of a meal plan, and purchases are automatically deducted at the cash register.
The terminal will display your remaining balance. Dining Dollars are designed to cover between meals or
snacks at the White Bear Inn and Northern on Main, guest meal purchases, and items that are not included in the meal equivalencies. Unused Dining Dollars do not carry over from term to term.
PG 1
PARKING:
• Parking permits will be available for purchase online beginning July 1, 2013.
• Parking permits are not needed for summer sessions
• NO student vehicle may be parked anywhere on campus, unless the vehicle has been properly registered and displays a valid permit.
• The parking fee for each vehicle is $65 per academic year or $40 per semester.
• Residential students are only permitted to obtain one parking permit and have only one vehicle on
campus.
• Parking permits are available for pick-up in the ONU Security Office from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday
through Friday. Please bring some form of photo ID. Parking permits will NOT be mailed.
• All permits must be purchased through the ONU Parking Portal on the Campus Security’s website:
www.onu.edu/administration/campus_security
PLAN TO LIVE OFF-CAMPUS?
FINDING A PLACE TO LIVE:
The best place to start is Law Admission’s list of approved landlords, provided on the Accepted Students
page. It is recommended that you begin your search for off-campus housing as soon as possible.
Water/Refuse Service:
Ada Water & Sewer Department
115 West Buckeye, P.O. Box 292
Ada, OH 45810
Phone: 419-634-4045
Open Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Closed Weekends and Holidays
Application Procedure for Water Service:
1. Must provide Identification (driver’s license)
2. A one-hundred dollar ($100) deposit is required by the person applying for service.
3. Applicant must sign the application card within 30 days or services will be discontinued.
4. Apply by mail or phone with the following information:
a) Name
b) Current address
c) Current phone number
d) Date to start service
e) Address of service
5. Provide at least 3 days for service to begin.
Billing for Water Service:
1. Pay online at www.adaohio.org. Visa, Mastercard, Discover, and debit are all acceptable forms of payment.
2. The applicant is responsible for payment of the bill.
3. You should receive a bill at the beginning of the month. If you have not received your bill in the first
week of the month, call the water department before the 10th of the month, by 11:59 p.m. to avoid late
charges or shut-off.
4. When moving please notify the water department so the account is taken out of your name and the
procedure for the deposit refund may be completed.
5. The utility bill is a monthly bill. The readings that appear on the bill are actual readings. Not calculated charges.
6. Refuse service may also be included in your bill. You will be responsible for the recycle bin and tote.
PG 2
Electric:
The following companies provide service to the Ada area. Your landlord may provide you with additional
service providers.
Columbia Gas
P.O. Box 182007
Columbus, OH 43218
1-800-440-6111
Provide 3 days notice
www.columbiagasohio.com
American Electric Power (AEP)
P.O. Box 24405
Canton, OH 44701
1-800-672-2231
Provide 24 hours notice
www.aep.com
PLAN TO COMMUTE?
Travel Distances and Times:
Kenton to ONU: 15 miles, 19 minutes
Lima to ONU: 17 miles, 27 minutes
Findlay to ONU: 24 miles, 32 minutes
Toledo to ONU: 69 miles, 1 hour 9 minutes
Fort Wayne, IN to ONU: 79 miles, 1 hour 27 minutes
Dayton to ONU: 87 miles, 1 hour 29 minutes
Columbus to ONU: 87 miles, 1 hour 37 minutes
Wright Patterson Air Force Base to ONU: 90 miles, 1 hour 30 minutes
Parking: See parking section on page 2
SECTION 2: EATING IN ADA
GROCERIES/MARKETS:
Community Market
AdaBluffton
945 S. Main St. 154 Vance St.
Ada, OH 45810
Bluffton, OH 45817
419-634-4881419-358-2901
Mon.-Fri. 6:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Open Daily 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Sun. 7:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Kroger
KentonFindlay 1Findlay 2
981 E. Columbus St.
101 6th Street
1996 Tiffin Ave.
Kenton, OH 43326
Findlay, OH 45840
Findlay, OH 45840
419-673-1518419-423-2065419-422-1163
Open Daily 6:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. Open Daily 6:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m. Open Daily 6:00 a.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Wal-Mart
Lima (West)Lima (East)
2400 Harding Hwy
2450 Allentown Road
Lima, OH 45804
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-4466419-224-3767
Open 24 Hours
Open 24 Hours MTRFSS
Wednesday 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
PG 3
Rays Supermarket
2100 Harding Hwy
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-6427
Open 24 Hours
Meijer
3298 Elida Rd.
Lima, OH 45805
419-331-6400
Open 24 Hours
Sam’s Club
1150 Greely Chapel Road
Lima, OH 45804
419-222-4050
Open Mon.-Sat. 7:00 a.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Open Sun. 10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
RESTAURANTS AND PUBS
ADA, OHIO
The Inn at Ohio Northern University (Restaurant & Pub)
Subway
El Campo (Restaurant & Bar)
Taco Bell
New China
Padrones Pizza
Little Mexico
McDonald’s
LIMA, OHIO
Red Lobster
Olive Garden
Panera Bread
Texas Roadhouse
Cracker Barrel
Applebee’s
Chipotle
Kewpee Hamburgers
The Meeting Place on Market
Beer Barrel Pizza
Bandido’s Lima
J’s Pub
Old Barn Out Back
The Met
Milano Café
Casa Lu Al Restaurant & Lounge
Vivace
Lulu’s Diner
Rigali’s Pizza Village
Thunder Road Drive-In
The Sawmill
China King
Northern on Main (NOM)
Jalepenos
Three Brother’s Pizza
The Dairy Bar
The Reagle Beagle
Four Seasons Drive-Thru
Skyline Chili
Happy Daz
La Charreada
Fat Jack’s Pizza
Burgundy’s Italian Grille
Yamato Steakhouse of Japan
Ralphies
Q Smokin’ BBQ and Fixin’s
Beef & Bourbon
Thai Jasmine
Bangkok Bay
Lock Sixteen Steakhouse
Hunan Garden Chinese
Lazeza Restaurant & Café
Burgundy’s Italian Grille
Buffalo Wild Wings
Thai Garden
Pat’s Donuts & Kreme
Westside Pizza
PG 4
FINDLAY, OHIO
Jac & Do’s Pizza
Dietsch’s Ice Cream Parlor
The Landing Pad
Ming’s Great Wall
Joey Fratello’s Pizzeria
Main Street Deli
Fin’s Seafood and Grille and Wine Bar
Archie’s Too
Mi-Tequila Mexican Restaurant
Cheddar’s Casual Café
Greek Garden
Bistro-On-Main
Tokyo Japanese Steakhouse
Asian Grill
Bread Kneads Bakery
Dark Horse Restaurant
Logan’s Irish Pub
Bellacino’s Pizza & Grinders
Japan West
Outback Steakhouse
Rossilli’s Restaurant
Wilson’s Sandwich Shop
Paradise Pizza & Subs
China Restaurant
Fern Café
Lucky’s Tavern
Shin’s Fusion
Jed’s Older’s Bar & Grill
BLUFFTON, OHIO
Luke’s Bar and Grill
Jeanne’s Kitchen
Tu Pueblo Mexican Restaurant
Common Ground Coffeehouse & Cafe
Kentucky Fried Chicken
Arby’s
East of Chicago Pizza
Taco Bell
Burger King
Padrone’s Pizza
Wendy’s
Subway
Denny’s
Mustard Seed Cafe at the Depot
PG 5
SECTION 3: AREA ENTERTAINMENT
MOVIE THEATRES:
Ada Theatre
Shannon Theatre
Hi-Road Drive In
215 S. Main St. 119 S. Main St. 8059 U.S. 68
Ada, OH 45810
Bluffton, OH 45817
Kenton, OH 43326
419-634-9127419-358-1141419-675-0922
Shannontheatre.commetheatres.com
Eastgate Dollar Movies 4 Regal American Mall Stadium
Carmike 12
2100 Harding Highway
2830 W. Elm St. 906 Interstate Drive
Lima, OH 45804
Lima, OH 45805
Findlay, OH 45840
419-228-3456419-999-9125419-423-7388
Teichertheaters.orgRegmovies.comcarmike.com
BOWLING:
Norada Lanes
Southgate Lanes, Inc. AMF Sportsman Lanes
1102 Ohio 235
9700 Dixie Hwy. 616 W. Trenton Ave.
Ada, OH 45810
Bluffton, OH Findlay, OH 45840
419-634-8900419-358-6966419-422-9757
Amf.com
Northland Lanes
1730 North Union St.
Lima, OH 45801
419-224-1961
Westgate-northland.com
ICE HOCKEY/RINKS:
3430 N. Main St.
Findlay, OH 45840
419-423-8533
http://www.ci.findlay.oh.us/?id=220
GOLF:
Colonial Golfers Club
Hidden Creek Golf Club
10985 Harding Hwy. 6245 Sugar Creek Rd.
Harrod, OH 45850
Lima, OH 45801
419-649-3350 419-643-8562
Colonialgolfersclub.comhiddencreekgolfclub.net
Bluffton Golf Club
8575 N. Dixiie Hwy.
Bluffton, OH 45817
419-358-6230
blufftongolfclub.net
SHOPPING AND MALLS:
Lima Mall: Macy’s, Kohls, JCP, TJ Maxx, Victoria’s Secret, American Eagle, Aeropastale,
Sears, Claire’s, Old Navy, Pac Sun, Hot Topic, and Hobby Lobby, among others.
2400 Elida Road
Lima, OH 45805
419-331-1311
http://www.simon.com/mall/lima-mall
PG 6
Findlay Village Mall: JCP, Dunham’s, Sears, Elder Beerman, TJ Maxx, and Best Buy, among others
1800 Tiffin Ave.
Findlay, OH 45840
419-423-8732
Shopfindlayvillagemall.com
AREA ATTRACTIONS:
Lima Civic Center: www.limaciviccenter.com
• Gracing Lima’s Town Square, the Veterans Memorial Civic & Convention Center is the hub of our
community’s cultural life. It is the primary public assembly facility in West Central Ohio. Musical stars,
presidents, comedians, Broadway shows and local talent have all been featured on all stages.
Victoria Theatre Association (Dayton): www.victoriatheatre.com
• As one of Dayton’s premier not-for-profit arts organizations, Victoria Theatre Association presents performances for all ages and operates the Victoria Theatre, Schuster Center, The Loft Theatre, The Arts
Garage, and Citilites Restaurant & Bar.
Ohio Theatre (Columbus): www.capa.com/venues/ohio-theatre
• From classical music to modern dance, yearly family traditions to hot concerts, the world’s best artists
come to the Ohio Theatre. The breathtaking details (including the 21 foot high chandelier!) and opulent
Spanish-Baroque architecture and design make any night out at the Ohio an event to remember.
MUSEUMS:
Toledo Museum of Art: http://www.toledomuseum.org/
Akron Art Museum: http://akronartmuseum.org/
Akron Zoo: http://www.akronzoo.org
Fort Wayne Zoo: http://kidszoo.org/
Cleveland Botanical Garden: http://www.cbgarden.org/
Cleveland Museum of Art: http://www.clevelandart.org/
Cleveland Museum of Natural History: http://www.cmnh.org
Pro Football Hall of Fame: http://www.profootballhof.com
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame and Museum: http://www.rockhall.com/
Columbus Museum of Art: http://www.columbusmuseum.org/
Columbus Zoo: http://www.colszoo.org/
COSI Columbus: http://www.cosi.org
Supreme Court Visitor Education Center: http://www.ohiojudicialcenter.gov/visitor_ed_center
Cincinnati Art Museum: http://www.cincinnatiartmuseum.org/
Dayton Art Institute: http://www.daytonartinstitute.org/
Cincinnati Zoo: http://cincinnatizoo.org/
AMUSEMENT PARKS:
Cedar Point: http://www.cedarpoint.com/
Kings Island: http://www.visitkingsisland.com/
PG 7
SECTION 4: TRAVEL AND MOVING
CAR REPAIR AND SERVICE:
Ford – Cole Motor Sales
Kline’s Auto Center
Shadley Towing & Auto Services
120 E. Buckeye St. 4565 Ohio 235
2862 Ohio 309
Ada, OH 45810
Ada, OH 45810
Ada, OH 45810
419-634-3831 419-634-2816 419-634-0823
Hughes Body Shop
J & K Repair
421 N. Gilbert St. 2471 Ohio 309
Ada, OH 45810
Ada, OH 45810
419-634-4841 419-634-0202
U-HAUL: uhaul.com
114 E. College Ave. 801 E. Kibby St.
Bluffton, OH 45817
Lima, OH 45804
567-226-0441 419-222-1449
AIRPORTS:
Toledo Express Airport (TOL) to ONU: 72 miles, 1 hour 16 minutes
Dayton International Airport (DAY) to ONU: 82 miles, 1 hour 24 minutes
Fort Wayne International Airport (FWA) to ONU: 87 miles, 1 hour 27 minutes
Port Columbus International Airport (CMH) to ONU: 94 miles, 1 hour 43 minutes
Akron Fulton International Airport (AKC) to ONU: 142 miles, 2 hours 19 minutes
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (CLE) to ONU: 149 miles, 2 hours 21 minutes
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) to ONU: 153 miles, 2 hours 36 minutes
RENTAL CARS:
Enterprise Rent-A-Car, enterprise.com
2078 N. Cable Rd. 2028 Tiffin Ave.
Lima, OH 45805
Findlay, OH 45840
419-225-7400 419-424-9626
Avis, avis.com
232 E. Hardin St.
Findlay, OH 45840
419-420-0678
Avis.com
HOTELS:
The Inn at Ohio Northern University
Comfort Inn
Courtyard Lima
419-772-2500
117 Commerce Ln.
936 Greely Chapel Rd.
innatonu.eduBluffton, OH 45817Lima, OH 45804
419-358-6000419-222-9000
Comfortinn.comMarriott.com
Hampton Inn Lima
Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites Howard Johnson Inn
1933 Roschman Ave. 803 South Leonard Ave. 1920 Roschman Ave.
Lima, OH 45804
Lima, OH 45804
Lima, OH 45804
419-225-8300419-879-4000419-222-0004
Hamptoninn.comholidayinn.comhojo.com
PG 8
SECTION 5: FOR FAMILIES
LOCAL SCHOOLS:
Ada Community Schools – ada.k12.oh.us
Bluffton Village Schools – www.bluffton.noacsc.org/dnn
Kenton City Schools – kentoncityschools.org
Allen East Schools – ae.k12.oh.us
PARKS AND POOLS:
Ada Park
Ada Swimming Pool
Indian Lake State Park
401 N. Park Dr.
426 S. Park Dr. 12774 Ohio 235
Ada, OH 45810
Ada, OH 45810
Lakeview, OH 43331
419-634-0074419-634-0070937-843-2717
DAY CARE CENTERS:
Read Set Grow Preschool
Learning Castle Child Care Center Heir Force Academy
4171 Ohio 235
2356 Harding Hwy. 2000 N. Cole St.
Ada, OH 45810
Lima, OH 45804
Lima, OH 45801
419-634-0000419-222-8066419-228-9157
Readysetgrowpreschool.orglearningcastlechildcare.comcornerstoneharvest.net
Rhodes State Child Care
Learning Tree Child Care Center YWCA Child Care
345 S. Elizabeth St. 775 S. Thayer Rd. 616 S. Collett St.
Lima, OH 45801
Lima, OH 45806
Lima, OH 45805
419-223-1044419-229-5484419-225-5465
Rhodesstate.eduywchildcareconnections.org
Northside Mennonite Child Care Trinity Center Creative Child
Bluffton Child Development Center
1318 North Main Street
301 W. Market St. 325 County Line Road
Lima, OH 45801
Lima, OH 45801
Bluffton, OH 45817
419-222-1222419-224-2909419-358-8222
PG 9
SECTION 6: HELPFUL INFO FOR LIVING IN ADA
Hospitals, Banks, Salons, Hardware Stores, and Places of Worship
HOSPITALS AND URGENT CARE CENTERS:
Ada Life Medical Center
Lima Memorial Hospital
Bluffton Hospital
520 W. Lincoln Ave. 1001 Bellefontaine Ave. 139 Garau St.
Ada, OH 45810
Lima, OH 45804
Bluffton, OH 45817
419-634-2015419-228-3335419-38=58-0272
limamemorial.orglimamemorial.orgbvhealthsystem.org
St. Rita’s Medical Center
St. Rita’s Eastside Urgent Care
Blanchard Valley Hospital
730 W. Market St. 967 Bellefontaine Ave. 1900 South Main Street
Lima, OH 45801
Lima, OH 45804
Findlay, OH 45840
419-227-3361419-996-5895419-423-4500
Ehealthconnection.comehealthconnection.comhttp://www.bvhealthsystem.org/
BANKS AND ATMS:
Liberty National Bank
U.S. Bank – Ada Office
Quest Federal Credit Union
118 South Main Street
528 South Main St. 232 North Main Street
Ada, OH 45810
Ada, OH 45810
Ada, OH 45810
419-634-5015419-634-7045419-634-0031
Lnbbank.comusbank.comquestfcu.com
Citizens National Bank
Chase Bank
Chase ATM
102 S. Main Street
135 S. Main St. 220 S. Main St.
Bluffton, OH 45817
Bluffton, OH 45817
Ada, OH 45810
419-358.8040419-358-8040
Cnbohio.comchase.com
SALONS AND SPAS:
Hair Happening Salon
Exclusive Hair Designs
A1 Hair & Tanning
112 W. Buckeye St. 228 N. Main St. 1915 Ohio 235
Ada, OH 45810
Ada, OH 45810
Ada, OH 45810
419-634-4096419-634-4096419-634-3790
Curling Iron
129 N. Main St. Bluffton, OH 45817
419.358.1196
HARDWARE STORES:
Keith’s Hardware
106 S. Johnson StreeT
Ada, OH 45810
419-634-1065
Family True Value Hardware
109 N. Main Street
Bluffton, OH 45817
419-358-2866
PG 10
PLACES OF WORSHIP:
Baptist
First Baptist Church
Liberty Baptist
350 W. North Street
2955 Hardin Co. Rd. 20
Ada, OH 45810
Ada, OH 45810
419-634-8041419-634-0486
Sunday Worship: 10:15 a.m.
Brethren
County Line Church of the Brethren
4227 N. Hardin Rd.
Ada, OH 45810
419-649-5364
Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m. & 7:00 p.m.
Church of Christ
Church of Christ (Disciples)
316 S. Main St. Ada, OH 45810
Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m.
Church of God
Crossroads Church of God
775 S. Thayer Road
Lima, OH 45806
419-229-4074
Sunday Worship: 9:15 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.
Episcopal
Trinity Episcopal Church
128 W. Hardin St.
Findlay, OH 45840
419-422-3214
Sunday Worship: 8:30 a.m. & 9:30 a.m.
Islamic
Islamic Center of Greater Toledo
25877 Scheider Rd.
Perrysburg, OH
419-874-3500
Jewish
Temple Beth Israel-Shaare Zedek
2105 Lakewood Ave
Lima, OH 45805
419-223-9616
Friday Service: 8:00 p.m.
PG 11
Bethel Church of Christ
4014 Hancock Co. Rd. 304
Ada, OH 45810
419-326-8552
Sunday Workship: 8:45 a.m. & 10:45 a.m.
Latter Day Saints
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
1195 Brower Road
Lima, OH
419-227-2537
Sacrament Meeting: 10:50am
Lutheran
St. Mark Lutheran Church
125 S. Johnson Street
Ada, OH 45810
419-634-8956
Sunday Worship: 10:30am
Mennonite
Ebenezer Mennonite Church
First Mennonite Church
8905 Columbus Grove Road
101 S. Jackson Street
Bluffton, OH 45817Bluffton, OH 45817
419-358-8588419-358-5766
Sunday Worship: 8:15 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Sunday Worship: 10:30am
Orthodox
St. Stephen the First Martyr Orthodox Mission
3560 Shawnee Road
Lima, OH 45806
419-224-8600
Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m.
Presbyterian
First Presbyterian Church
201 S. Main Street
Ada, OH 45810
419-634-5661
Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m.
Roman Catholic
Our Lady of Lourdes Roman Catholic Church
St. Marys Catholic Church
300 E. Highland Ave. 160 N. Spring Street
Ada, OH 45810Bluffton, OH 45817
419-634-2626419-358-8631
Sunday Mass: 9:00 a.m. & 11:00 a.m.
Sunday Mass: 10:00 a.m.
United Methodist
First United Methodist Church
ONU English Chapel
Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m.
Bluffton First United Methodist Church
116 Church Street
Bluffton, OH 45817
419-358-8921
Sunday Worship: 10:30 a.m.
PG 12

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