5:02 AM Jul 26, 2010
Police were unable to find a masked suspect who fled the Friendship Marathon, 275 Milan Ave., without asking the employee for any money this morning. The employee reported the subject entered the north side store dressed in all black with socks on his hands and a ski mask covering his face about 1:20 a.m., Norwalk Police Officer Kenneth Stiert said in his report.
5:02 AM Jul 26, 2010
Enough is enough. Friday's story about the death of Pvt. Keiffer P. Wilhelm, of Plymouth, was the final straw. I think hazing should be outlawed. Period. It should be outlawed in high school locker rooms. It should be outlawed at band camps. It should be outlawed on job sites. It should be outlawed in the military.
5:02 AM Jul 26, 2010
The average price for a gallon of regular, unleaded gasoline in Northeast Ohio remained the same as last week. The price at the pump was still $2.541. According to the AAA Fuel Gauge, crude oil futures closed at $74.20 per barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange Monday – a new closing high for 2009.
5:02 AM Jul 26, 2010
MONROEVILLE - First-responders faced a trapped motorist in a minivan on its top with hot and inactive electrical wires hanging nearby in Sunday's crash at Riverside Cemetery. Anthony H. Kaczmarek, 70, of Bloomington, Ind., was charged with failure to control Sunday after he went off the left side of U.S. 20. Trooper Joe Glascox, of the state Highway Patrol, said the driver's red 1999 Dodge Caravan crossed the median and eastbound lanes, continued off the road and hit a utility pole before turning over.
5:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
In the weeks before this year's Huron County Fair, members of the Junior Fair Board worked several evenings to replace interior walls in the Miscellaneous Still Projects building at the fairgrounds.
5:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
If you were looking for sibling rivalry between Bellevue residents Sarah and Megan Hunker Saturday, you were out of luck. (NOTE - More than 1,400 pictures of the 2009 Huron County Fair appear in ReflectorCam 2.0 galleries on this Web site. To view them, click here.)
5:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
A 34-year-old Clyde motorcyclist died after an accident early Sunday morning at the intersection of East Main Street, Cleveland Road and Schauss Avenue. Artis E. Gooslin Jr., was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash reported about 3:30 a.m.
5:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
Home sales throughout Ohio showed significant signs of stabilization in July, with activity nearly mirroring the level posted during the preceding month, reports the Ohio Association of Realtors. Home sales were up 6.3 percent in the Firelands area.
5:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
A Willard driver and his three passengers were injured after a single vehicle crash early Friday morning. Brian L. Yacob, 18, of 204 Spring St., was heading west on Townline Road 12 when he swerved to miss a deer, said Sgt. Mary Mack of the state Highway Patrol. Mack said his vehicle crossed the center line, went off the right side and hit a mailbox and two trees.
5:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
For Christmas, 1972, I received one of the most useful gifts ever. It was a set of Craftsman tools, complete with toolbox.
5:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
"We're looking forward to talking football,' Sports Editor Michael Greco said. "We talk football every day during the season, so why not talk football to our readers? This is an exciting project - to give our thoughts on the people and games that are important in our area about high school, college and pro football.''
5:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
Did you want to do more to help during 9/11, Hurricane Katrina or the Norwalk flooding of 2006? The Huron County Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) is registering local volunteers to help during emergencies. The first training course takes place Monday.
5:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
It's getting real close to tough-decision time for Huron County's elected officials. At 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the administration building, all the county's elected officials will gather to discuss the current budget crisis.
5:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
You may have ordered french fries or a cold drink from them this week at the Huron County Fair, but you probably didn't realize how far they traveled to be here. How about 4838 miles? Or 7,786 kilometers, as they would tell you.
5:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
Dustin Anderson, of Norwalk, won all four of his motos at the Huron County Fair. Anderson competed in the motocross action Thursday night. Anderson has been competing in motocross since was 5 years old and is a 2009 honors graduate from Norwalk High School. This was his last race of the year as he prepares for his first year of college at Kent State University.
5:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
An open registration for all girls in Huron County interested in signing up for Girl Scouts can do so from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Camp Singing River, 1601 Maple Ridge Road in North Fairfield. It is open to all girls in grades kindergarten through 12. For more information, call Mindy Soisson at (419) 660-1142.
5:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
Elections were held for directors at this year's Huron County Fair. Here are the results: At Large 9 Steve Eden 94, Bill Baker 49. At Large 10 Evan Clemons 52, Rich Marett 50, William Cleavenger 23, Merle Enzor 18.
5:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
Former congressman and U.S. Senate hopeful Rob Portman continued traveling north-central Ohio, meeting with voters and supporters at the Huron County Fair on Friday. Portman also met with local elected officials and community leaders to discuss how to best help Huron County begin an economic recovery to bring down its 15 percent unemployment rate by pushing pro-growth policies that will help create jobs.
5:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
Ohio's unemployment rate was 11.2 percent in July, up slightly from 11.1 percent in June, according to data released Friday by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. Ohio's non-farm wage and salary employment increased 9,800 over the month, from 5,113,100 in June to 5,122,900 in July.
5:00 AM Jul 26, 2010
Kirsten Bumb said the hardest animal for her to show in Friday's Showman of Showmen contest was a goat. Then again, none of the goats seemed to want to cooperate with the contestants or even be in the show ring; they often fidgeted and made constant noise.
5:00 AM Jul 26, 2010
Don't ever underestimate the determination of Huron County residents. Angie Smith, director of community health for the county health district, reinforced this notion Thursday afternoon.