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cashby@norwalkreflector.com A structure fire destroyed a rural Norwalk mobile home Monday night. "Seventy percent of the structure was fully involved up arrival. No occupants were inside at the onset of the fire," Norwalk Fire Lt. Rick Perry said in his report. The residents, a couple and a young child, reported the fire at 7:36 p.m. when they returned from a family function.
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Clarksfield United Methodist Church is having a Roast Pork Dinner from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Thursday. The family style dinner will include homemade desserts, rolls and beverages. The cost for adults is $8 and children 10 and younger $3. Carryouts will be available. For more information, call (419) 929-8998 or (419) 929-0745.
7:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
sseitz@norwalkreflector.com Erie County wanted trash. Huron County said Monday, "you got it." In a deal that shows the two neighboring counties can work together, both Huron County and Erie County finalized a deal Monday that will now send Huron County's trash to the Erie County landfill.
7:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
BELLEVUE - A three-car collision Saturday afternoon at the intersection of U.S. 20 and Ohio 4 resulted in five people sustaining minor injuries. David R. Wright, 43, of Perrysburg, was charged with failure to stop for a red light and a seatbelt violation in connection with the crash at 2:29 p.m. He was heading west on U.S. 20 when he failed to stop at the red traffic light, said Trooper Eric Wlodarsky, of the state Highway Patrol.
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Editor's note: This is the sixth in a series of stories counting down the top 10 local stories for 2009. The series will conclude Saturday with the top story of the year.
7:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
CLEVELAND - Making his first start at Cleveland Stadium since Sept. 9, 2007 when he was a member of the Cleveland Browns, quarterback Charlie Frye had mixed results Sunday for the Oakland Raiders against his former team. The good numbers - 26 completions and a career-high 333 yards through the air.
7:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
Two Norwalk boys are charged with criminal mischief in connection with defacing a wooden sign celebrating the St. Paul football team's state championship. The Huron County prosecutor's office filed the third-degree misdemeanors Tuesday. Norwalk police identified the two Western Reserve High School students as the culprits one day after a tipster, who read the Reflector's account of the crime, called the detective bureau.
7:01 AM Jul 26, 2010
sseitz@norwalkreflector.com This past year was a tough one for many of the area's local factories. The biggest announcement came on Dec. 10 when Commercial Vehicle Group officials said they would close both Norwalk facilities by April 2010. The company said the action was a result of one of its clients decision to insource the cab assembly operation performed in Norwalk into their existing assembly facility in Mexico.
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WAKEMAN The Wakeman Township Trustees will meet to organize for 2010 at 8:30 am. Jan. 2 in the township hall. MONROEVILLE The Monroeville Local Board of Education will hold a budget hearing at 7 p.m. and organizational meeting at 7:15 p.m. Jan. 4 in the Charles Eby Room, 101 W. St., Monroeville.
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James Cameron's "Avatar" ruled the box office for the second straight week. Over the holiday weekend, "Avatar" brought in $75 million to up its 10-day total to $212.2 million. "Sherlock Holmes," starring Robert Downey Jr., claimed the second spot with $65.5 million in its opening weekend. "Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel" had a solid weekend with $50.2 million.
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Editor's note: This is the fifth in a series of stories counting down the top 10 local stories for 2009. The series will conclude Jan. 2 with the top story of the year.
7:00 AM Jul 26, 2010
On Christmas Eve 2008, Santa Claus could not find Charlie Knott's home. On Christmas Eve 2009, Santa knew exactly where he could find the small, angelic voiced, sweet smiling 9-year-old Norwalk boy.
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cashby@norwalkreflector.com WAKEMAN Robert M. Tite's first alcohol-related misadventure ended in his neighbor's yard. The story went national. The allegations surrounding Tite, 58, of 2785 Chenango Road, damaging his neighbor's property while driving intoxicated on a bulldozer first appeared as a bullet point in the Reflector's police blotter. The story ended up on the conservative Web site, the Drudge Report. In August, a Norwalk Municipal Court jury acquitted Tite of driving under the influence (DUI) and resisting arrest. The rural Wakeman man was accused of having a June 26 altercation with a Huron County sheriff's deputy after he damaged neighbor Mike Tinney's yard.
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akrakrause@norwalkreflector.com On Christmas Day 2008, Santa Claus could not find Charlie Knott's home. On Christmas Eve 2009, Santa knew exactly where he could find the small, angelic voiced, sweet smiling 9-year-old Norwalk boy. Knott was at Berry's restaurant, sporting a Santa hat, and such a wide smile that his teeth showed.
7:00 AM Jul 26, 2010
Now is not the time to run away. That's why Mike Adelman filed petitions today to run again for Huron County commissioner.
7:00 AM Jul 26, 2010
MONROEVILLE - If the best definition of a Merry Christmas is one during which families are together, than the Burnleys are in for a happy holiday this year. They are together thanks in large part to joint parishes St. Joseph and St. Alphonsus, which are providing the Wadsworth, Ohio, family with shelter and other basic needs this holiday season.
7:00 AM Jul 26, 2010
The oil shale fire located near River Road in Ridgefield Township continues to burn. "We've been bringing folks up from Columbus who don't believe it's happening,' said Carl Essex, highway department administrative assistant.
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Editor's note: This is the fourth in a series of stories counting down the top 10 local stories for 2009. The series will conclude Jan. 2 with the top story of the year. People donned masks this year as the threat of a strain of influenza known as H1N1, sometimes called the "Swine Flu,' spread throughout the world.
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Cutlines: The Burnley family, from left, Conner, 3, Alainna, 4, Ricky (holding 4-month-old Alivia), Natavia, 6, Tiahanna, 7 and Jessica. Eighth grader Andrew Haughawout, president of St. Joeseph School's student council, hands the Burnley family gifts on behalf of the students. By AARON KRAUSE Reflector Staff Writer
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A Greenwich man was seriously injured this morning following a crash on Ohio 162. Will J. Hamilton, 20, of 2180 Greenwich-Milan Townline Road, Greenwich, was traveling west at 1:45 a.m. today on Ohio 162 when he lost control of the vehicle, went off the left side of the roadway, struck a driveway edge, drain culvert and tree. His vehicle then overturned several times and entered a fenced field, troopers from the Norwalk post of the state Highway Patrol reported.
6:57 AM Jul 26, 2010
In these tough economic times, it can be beneficial to work together. This idea evidently crossed the minds of the commissioners in both Huron and Erie counties, as the two are currently wrapping up an agreement to have Huron County's trash taken to the Erie County landfill.