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BLAST FROM THE PAST - Hospital land annexed

Norwalk Reflector Staff • Oct 28, 2015 at 3:48 PM

FEB. 22, 1956

The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 51 years ago

Hospital land annexation pushed over hump by city councilmen

Legislation and extended discussions occupied most of the two and a half hour session of the city council last evening, which was attended by a large delegation of Christie Avenue residents.

Among the top items to get attention was the bill annexing the land of Norwalk's new hospital and Walter Hipp to the city. This was passed unanimously.

Another ordinance, which was placed on first reading, called for the annexation of the County Home property.

Attorney Herbert Freemen, present on behalf of the Norwalk Hospital Association, reported that Robert Berry, who owns property on the west side just south of the city limits, approached him to assist with the annexation of the property.

Mr. Freeman indicated that Dr. H.R. Bolman, whose property is partially beyond the city limits, might also be inclined to annex when he learns of the latest developments.

County set to give 3rd and final Salk shots

Huron County's children who already have received the first and second Salk anti-polio vaccine, will receive their third shots beginning March 2, it was announced today by Dr. Charles H. Edel, county health commissioner.

Local stores to observe annual Norwalk Day Sale

Local merchants are celebrating their fifth annual Norwalk Days Sale Thursday, Friday and Saturday of this week.

After area-wide promotion, each of the participating merchants is placing on sale special promotional items at the same time conducting sales on their regular stock. Additional help has been hired to keep up the quality of service during the sale days.

The sale is sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce Retail Merchants Committee, headed by Robert Myers. Details of the sale were worked out by William Cash, Clyde Rickert, Walton Sanger and Harry Rudy.

G. Ray Craig honored at 90th birthday parties

The Board of Directors of the Huron County Banking Company and the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad are each giving parties honoring attorney G. Ray Craig on his 90th birthday.

The Huron County Bank held its party today at the Avalon Hotel at 12:15 p.m. Directors: J.F. Ernsthausen, G. Ray Gerken, C.J. Ruffin, Dr. C.B. Thomas were present, including bank president J.V. Motsch. A few of Mr. Craig's close personal friends and associates attended the luncheon also.

Thriller gives Wallsmen 4-3 loop record

Racing neck-and-neck down to the wire, Coach Grant Walls' Norwalk High Truckers outsprinted the Bucyrus Redmen 62 to 58 here last night to notch their fourth loop win in seven outings.

It was a thriller all the way with first one team having the advantage and then the other. The lead changed hands at least six times.

Heaston led the Norwalk attack with 24 points while Jim Rogers had 10.

Compiled by Andy Prutsok

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