5:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
MILAN - A former Norwalk man must post a $50,000 bond before being released from the Erie County Jail in connection with a Milan burglary. Kyle A. Reed, 23, of Huron, is accused of trespassing in an occupied Berlin Street home and stealing a 32-inch flat screen television valued at more than $500, police said.
5:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
BISMARK - Pauline (Wise) Faulhaber checked out the pictures and found herself in the St. Sebastian eighth-grade class of 1949. It brought back some fond memories for the Willard woman. There were many others just like Faulhaber Sunday at the grand opening celebration of the Bismark Senior & Community Center. It also was a celebration of 140 years for the Sisters of St. Francis.
5:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
As mentioned previously in this space, I love my Global Positioning System (GPS) device. I can enter an address in it, and it will show me a map with the best route, speak to me every time I need to make a turn, indicate how far I am from my destination and make an uncannily accurate estimate of my arrival time.
5:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
Tragedy 3,000 miles away hit home to a Norwalk family. Arnie Quinones, nephew of Jim McClain, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Norwalk, was one of the firemen killed Sunday night in California wildfires.
5:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
GREENWICH - The South Central school district honored Shirley Oney with a retirement party Sunday afternoon. Oney has been treasurer of the district the past 35 years. He last day of service was today.
5:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
By JEREMY WIEDLE Special to the Reflectornews@ news@norwalkreflector.com America's veterans help protect their country and both them and their families deserve care when they are in time of need.
5:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
BEREA - The Cleveland Browns have placed offensive lineman Ryan Tucker on injured reserve.
5:07 AM Jul 26, 2010
A woman is in the intensive care unit of St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center after she fell off a horse Sunday on Washington Road. The woman's identity, personal information and medical condition were unavailable at press time. North Central EMS Executive Director Don Ballah said the call came in as a pedestrian-horse accident.
5:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
COLUMBUS - Students continue to make strong gains in academic achievement, according to the 2008-2009 report cards results released today by the Ohio Department of Education (ODE). "Educators continue to help students achieve at higher levels and, in many cases, surpass the rigorous academic standards that have been laid before them," said Deborah S. Delisle, superintendent of public instruction. "More districts have earned a rating of effective or higher on their 2008-2009 report cards than in previous years."
5:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
A new show focusing on high school football has debuted on this Web site. Reflector Roundtable focuses on local teams competing in the Northern Ohio League, Firelands Conference and Sandusky Bay Conference, and also touches on the Ohio State Buckeyes and Cleveland Browns. Participating in the weekly discussions are Reflector Managing Editor Joe Centers, Sports Editor Michael Greco, veteran sportswriter Don Hohler, News Editor Matt Roche and staff writer Scott Seitz.
5:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
A foster parent of two Norwalk City Schools students recently paid the older boy's class fees: $50 for two of his classes. The man just learned he's getting his money back.
5:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
The CARS program came to a close Tuesday night with nearly 700,000 clunkers taken off the roads, replaced by far more fuel efficient vehicles. Rebate applications worth $2.877 billion were submitted by the 8 p.m. deadline, under the $3 billion provided by Congress to run the program. Cars made in America topped the most-purchased list, from the Ford Focus to the Toyota Corolla to the Honda Civic. "American consumers and workers were the clear winners thanks to the cash for clunkers program," said U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood. "Manufacturing plants have added shifts and recalled workers. Moribund showrooms were brought back to life and consumers bought fuel efficient cars that will save them money and improve the environment."
5:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
Friday nights mean high school football. Concession stands can't be too far behind.
5:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
cashby@norwalkreflector.com MILAN Leon McCoy is sure he's going to be looking for a new job after the tractor-trailer he was driving flipped over Friday as he attempted to enter Milan. McCoy had been working two days for Gregory Trucking in Elyria. "No doubt I'm fired," he said.
5:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
The Huron County commissioners decided Thursday to close county offices each week at noon Friday, effectively changing the work week from 40 to 36 hours. This change will begin Sept. 4.
5:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
akrause@norwalkreflector.com Add 1959 Norwalk High School graduate Charles Fadley to the company of such scientists as Charles Darwin. Fadley, a distinguished professor of physics at UC Davis, has followed Darwin and other distinguished scientists into the Royal Society of Sciences at Uppsala. Fadley's peers have elected him as a foreign member of the prestigious Swedish institution for his contributions to his field.
5:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
A Huron County grand jury indicted five suspects in connection with separate crimes Friday. Those defendants are: Kurtis L. Englund, 32, of Mansfield, on failure to comply with the order or signal of a police officer in connection with a July 29 incident. Michael W. Highlander, 25, of 304 Northwest St., Bellevue, on receiving stolen property in connection with an Aug. 11 incident involving credit cards.
5:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
MONROEVILLE - The village's Dam Festival committee currently does not have enough money to operate a festival next year. But, the founder of the village's Dam Festival said she is confident that with donations, there will be a dam festival in 2010.
5:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
SULLIVAN U.S. Rep. Bob Latta (R-Bowling Green) will hold a citizens forum from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Monday at the Black River Education Center auditorium, 257 County Road 40, Sullivan. Constituents of Ohio's 5th district, which includes Huron County, will have the opportunity to discuss with him issues important to them.
5:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
Rain could greet the opening of the 2009 high school football season tonight. Showers and thunderstorms are in the forecast. The games still will take place if it rains. However, if lightning is spotted, a game will be suspended for a minimum of 30 minutes.
5:06 AM Jul 26, 2010
Ken Leber is hoping one time is all it will take. The city's skate park was closed earlier this month due to excessive trash on the grounds and foul language.