8:23 PM Jul 25, 2010
JAN. 17, 1940 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 68 years ago: Monroeville interested in Norwalk city power City Councilmen last night, meeting in regular session, received a communication from Clerk Thos. Johnson of Monroeville Council relative to a proposed request for the purchase of municipal power for the village. Johnson stated that members of the Monroeville council would be willing to come to Norwalk for an interview with the local council on almost any date that might be decided here.
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
CLEVELAND - You'll be tempted to take the kiddies to "Avenue Q.' Oh, will you be tempted to take them.
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
BELLEFONTAINE - With cold weather here to stay for a while, it is a good time to take in Ohio's rich supply of indoor attractions. Here are some that will impress those with an interest in history:
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
Read Glenn Beck's book, "An Inconvenient Book' especially Chapter 22. We must find the money and build a border fence. We the people must rule, not the Elites. Our borders aren't sealed because: n Republicans cater to the big businesses that fund their campaigns and demand access to cheap labor.
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
There are many tests students face. There are standardized tests such as the Ohio Graduation Test for a high school diploma and the ACT or SAT for college entrance. There are periodic quizzes and tests as the school year progresses. And, this week for local high school students, there are midterm exams. I've taken my share of tests, including the Praxis tests, which are required to become a teacher. I have taken a variety of exams for my master's degree classes at Ashland University.
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
NEW LONDON - Marion Paramore was sworn in Monday as the new member of village ouncil, replacing Steve Fawcett, whose term ended in December. Also, police Chief John Chapin commended police officer Joe Hicks for his prompt action in putting out a fire at Londontown Apartments early Sunday evening. Chapin said because of Hicks, the apartment sustained minimal damage and there were no injuries.
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
Tusing Builders expands services MONROEVILLE - Tusing Builders, Ltd. a local general contractor from Monroeville, has expanded its construction capabilities by adding a commercial, industrial, institutional roofing services division.
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
Members of the Performing Arts Task Force toured the old Mihali studio Thursday, hoping to land a home for a new arts center in uptown Norwalk. The building was owned by Julius Mihali, a longtime photographer in town. His old darkroom is still set up in the building. Led by Norwalk Mayor Sue Lesch and Main Street Norwalk Program Manager Dave Gulden, the group toured the house at 55 E. Main St., which most recently housed Catholic Charities. Lesch and Gulden are persuing grants to fund the project.
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
MUNICIPALITIES Bellevue Evelyn A. Doyan to Kenneth R. Doyan, 416 Sandusky St. North. Arthur Lee and Margaret Rose to Arthur L. Rose aka Arthur Lee Rose, 573 Southwest St.
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
NEW LONDON - Habitat for Humanity is of course always looking for volunteers to help build homes, but recently in the basement of the New London United Methodist Church representatives from the group said right now they need people who need homes. Linda Francisco, executive director for the Firelands chapter of the organization, said the goal of Habitat is "to provide simple, decent shelter to everyone who doesn't already have it.'
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
HIGHWAY PATROL n Scott A. Ditslear, 39, of Toledo, was charged with failure to control Tuesday after he attempted to turn right onto Ohio 303 from Ohio 60. His trailer slid into a ditch, causing both the tractor and trailer to roll onto their side.
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
Scott Brutsche is torn as he sits down to write or play music. On the one hand, the 28-year-old Norwalk resident loves his hobby. But he wonders: Maybe he should use his time finding a good job and starting a family.
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
NEW LONDON - Calling 2007 "a crazy, turbulent year," Home Savings & Loan's Richard Swerbinsky explained the whys and wherefores of the nation's mortgage crisis to those attending the Huron County Development Council 12th annual lunch Jan. 12 in the Hileman Building in New London. Around 60 community officials and others from around the county learned the stage for this crisis was set with the bursting of the dot.com bubble in the late '90s and the attack on the Twin Towers in 2001.
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
GREENWICH - Robert Morgan was elected president and Bryan Hamman, vice president, at the organizational meeting of the South Central school board held prior to the annual budget hearing and regular meeting Monday evening. The meeting night will remain the same the 7 p.m. the third Monday of each month at the high school library.
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
PLYMOUTH - Authorities have been urged to use caution while searching for a rural Plymouth man who is considered armed and dangerous. The Plymouth Police Department reported there was a potentially suicidal male early Sunday morning at 1784 Baseline Road. When the sheriff's deputy arrived, the mother of the person in question, Vernon W. Felty, 31, said her son wasn't there and she hadn't seen him since Friday, Major Greg Englund said. Two days later, the deputy spoke to the mother again. She said she feared Felty, who had a gun when he left home on foot Monday, might commit suicide, Englund continued.
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
WILLARD - The Willard community has spoken regarding what it feels Willard City Schools needs to do to improve its facilities. Now, members of committees within the Willard City Schools district will sort through the comments, and narrow them down to two or three master plans.
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Huron County commissioners meeting scheduled for 9 a.m. today in Detroit was canceled. The meeting will be rescheduled, but no more details were available at press time.
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
NEW LONDON The New London School District has started the search for a new superintendent following the surprise resignation of Jim Eibel Monday. In a letter to the board, Eibel said, "The superintendent position has left me with a longing to be closer to students and teachers. I miss the daily interaction with students and desire to move to building level administration again." Eibel took over the job of superintendent almost exactly a year ago, replacing long-time superintendent Gary Graham. Prior to that he had first served as elementary principal and then as assistant superintendent for the district.
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
Bill Davis, of Wakeman, sleeps just a little easier now. His son John, who grew up in Wakeman and now lives in Plano, Texas, just returned from a year-long tour of duty in Afghanistan. John, who had retired after a 22-year military career, volunteered for the job of guide and bodyguard for Secretary of Defense Robert Gates when he toured the area.
8:22 PM Jul 25, 2010
Jan. 16, 1940 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 68 years ago:
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JAN. 14, 1930 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 78 years ago: