BLAST FROM THE PAST

FEB. 3, 1969 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 38 years ago:
Norwalk Reflector Staff
Jul 24, 2010

FEB. 3, 1969

The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 38 years ago:

Mayer-council proponent Bob Fish files for Norwalk council-at-large

Robert B. Fish, 53, has filed petitions for a Norwalk councilman-at-large seat. Fish, 11 Pine St., was a member of the City Charter Commission, and was an unsuccessful candidate for a council seat in 1963 and 1965.

On the charter commission, Fish was a proponent of a mayor-council form of government which was narrowly defeated in favor of a city manager system.

Sandusky man who worked here slain

SANDUSKY A 54-year-old Sandusky Man who worked in Norwalk was fatally shot following an agrument here Saturday.

Dead is Dan Ash, of 1825 Fourth Street.

Police are holding Willie G. Peterson, 61, of 1212 Butler, on a charge of first degree murder in connection with Ash's death. Pearson is expected to have a preliminary hearing on the charge in Sandusky Municipal Court today.

Ash worked at the Norwalk Foundry. The body is at the Frey Funeral Home in Sandusky. Funeral arrangements are pending.

New Post Office dedication

MILAN Flags which have flown over the legislative headquarters of the state and national govenments were presented at the dedication of the new Milan Post Office here today.

The ceremonies at the nearby Milan Town Hall and at the post office and the open house which followed drew approximately 400 persons.

State Representative Ethel G. Swanbeck made the presentations of both the state and national flags to Mayor Glenn Rockwell. Swanbeck made the presentation of the United States flag which has flown over the Capitol on behalf of Congressman Jackson E. Betts, who was unable to attend.

Western Reserve 'keeps right on rolling'

LAKESIDE Storming to a 26-12 first-quarter lead, the Western Reserve Roughriders ran their undefeated skein to 15 straight games Saturday night by trimming Danbury-Lakeside 72-57.

Jim Kern led the Riders with 21 points, while Bill Mesenburg ended with 16.

Compiled by Joe Centers