Radon gas can be a serious health hazard and the Huron County General Health District wants to educate citizens about the dangers of radon exposure.
The radon test kits are available at no cost to Huron County residents through a grant secured by the health district. The kits measure radon levels and let homeowners know if they need to act to protect their homes and families.
There will be 20 issues in the Nov. 6 general election. The following is a rundown of what the issue is and what precincts will be covered.
1: Bellevue city park and recreation for a 0.5 mill levy for recreation and parks; Who's voting: Bellevue 3 and 4.
WILLARD - The Willard Memorial Library will show the movie "Ratatouille" at 6 p.m. Tuesday.
Children ages 3 to kindergarten are invited to storytime at 11 a.m. or 7 p.m. Thursday. The children will hear stories about hibernation/bears and will participate in special activities.
Lorain County General Health District Health Commissioner Kenneth G. Pearce announced the dates and locations for the 2007 Flu Clinics. Pearce reminds residents that a flu shot is your best protection against the flu. The schedule is as follows:
Thursday, Nov. 8 from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the following locations:
TWINSBURG - The St. Paul High School volleyball team is preparing to make its fourth straight trip and fifth in the last six years to the state Final Four in the Nutter Center at Wright State University.
The Lady Flyers captured their fourth straight Div. IV regional crown Saturday afternoon with a 17-25, 25-10, 25-15, 25-21 win over Kidron Central Christian at Twinsburg High School.
While many voters are asked to consider new school taxes, people in the Plymouth-Shiloh district have two measures to reduce taxes on the ballot.
District officials said the repeal of taxes approved in 1960 and 1991 would cripple the district, but the group that got the repeals on the ballot said it is the only way to make officials accountable to the voters.
A disgruntled mother is being held at the Huron County Jail in connection with threatening to shoot a Christie Lane School and Workshop faculty member Friday.
Shirley J. Dennison, 66, of 120 N. Pleasant St., Apt. 4C, was charged with inducing panic in connection with the telephone threat.
CLEVELAND - Charlie Frye returned to a familiar place but in unfamiliar surroundings this weekend.
The Willard native who began this season as Cleveland's starting quarterback entered the visiting locker room Sunday as the Seattle Seahawks' third-string QB when the two teams battled at Cleveland Browns Stadium.
USDA offers a wide variety of programs to assist producers in meeting their conservation goals.
Whether you need a waterway to reduce erosion, or would like to install a filter strip to help improve water quality, there is more than likely a program that will provide cost share and technical assistance to help you establish the practice you are interested in.
Berlin Heights Baptist
BERLIN HEIGHTS This church, located at 85 E. Main St., will have a Sunday school rally at 9:30 a.m. Sunday. The day will include fun, singing and Bible teaching, with special guest speaker the Rev. Joel Capizzi of Lighthouse Baptist Church.
HURON The songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein are certainly enchanting: They entice us to sing, snap, tap, dance, hum, whistle along, etc.
After we leave the theater, the melodies remain etched in our subconscious.
AVERY Jayne Djubek and Penny Steffanni, special needs staff members at EHOVE Career Center, have been given the 2007 Walter-Horn Partnering for Progress: "Improving Results for All Students" Award. The Ohio Department of Education (ODE) presented them with the award Oct. 16 in Columbus at the Ohio Coalition for the Education of Children with Disabilities conference. State Sen. Randy Gardner was also honored with the Pioneer in Education Award.
The Walter-Horn Partnering for Progress Award honors individuals or teams of individuals who have made outstanding contributions in one or more of three areas: delivering standards-based instruction for all learners, including students with disabilities; building capacity for district or school instruction with academic and behavior improvement plans; or improving a district's or building's accountability efforts.
AVERY EHOVE's legal careers program has formed its first Ohio mock trial team. The Ohio Mock Trial program is an academic competition designed to foster a better understanding of the American democratic legal system and to encourage development of analytical and communication skills. In moving from the classroom to the courtroom, high school students add an important dimension to their learning experience in citizenship education.
Students have volunteered to meet every Saturday morning to prepare and practice for the district competition in February. They plan a special session for parents prior to the contest.
Two area residents are gaining practical experience managing investments as part of the Eagle Investment Group at Ashland University.
Robin Barre is a senior majoring in accounting and finance. She chose to participate in the group because of its reputation. "The current reputation that Eagle has as well as the knowledge and hands-on experience that I will be gaining will be extremely beneficial to my career path search," Barre said. Barre, daughter of Gene and Cindy Barre of Greenwich, is a 2004 graduate of South Central High School.
My child does not like his teacher. What can I do?
Unfortunately, this situation does occur occasionally. It sometimes can be helpful if you compare going to school with going to work. Your child needs to know that school is his job. In the workplace, some of us have to work with people we don't like. Sometimes we have a boss we don't like. We have to do the work anyway. Your child can learn an important lesson. He does not have to like his teachers. That's every student's right. However, it doesn't make a difference, he still has to do the work.
Inhalants are substances or fumes from products such as glue or paint thinner that are sniffed or "huffed" to cause an immediate high.
Slang names from them include Glue, Kick, Bang, Sniff, Huff, Poppers, Whippets, Texas Shoeshine.