8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
SANDUSKY - Family fun will be "out of this world' at Cedar Point amusement park/resort in Sandusky when Planet Snoopy debuts this summer as the park's newest children's area. Featuring a Peanuts-themed environment, Planet Snoopy will spin into orbit at the former Peanuts Playground. Planet Snoopy will feature seven rides, including a mini-tea cup-style ride, miniature train, 4-by-4 trucks, a bouncing tower, spinning balloons, rocket ships and a crazy sub ride. Planet Snoopy will also feature games, themed décor showcasing Snoopy's worldly travels and special live appearances by the Peanuts characters. Planet Snoopy's 1.25 acres will also feature a family center with changing stations and private areas to feed children in a quiet atmosphere.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
MILAN - Todd Robinson, of Milan, was accepted recently into the highly-recognized (Top Echelon) preferred-member professional recruiting network. Robinson is president of Inventive Staffing, which specializes in professional and technical job placement.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
The deadline for grant application to the fund for Huron County, an affiliate fund of the Community Foundation of Lorain County, is March 1. Grant guidelines are available on The Community Foundation's Web site atwww.peoplewhocare.org or by contacting Fred Downey at (419) 668-5252.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
A free, comprehensive 12-week course designed specifically for families of persons with major depression, bipolar disorder, schizophrenia, panic disorder or obsessive compulsive disorder. It is taught by trained family members. Offering: Information; Self Care; Coping Skills; Emotional Support.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
Janet Freehling could have used some encouragement after editors of a Christian magazine had rejected two short stories the Norwalk resident and avid writer had submitted.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
Janet Freehling could have used some encouragement after editors of a Christian magazine had rejected two short stories the Norwalk resident and avid writer had submitted.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
Two defendants were sentenced to a community-based corrections facility (CBCF) this week for separate drug charges. Defendants can spend up to six months in a CBCF, a form of prison which focuses on education and substance abuse treatment. Pedro L. Denny Jr., 21, of 16B E. Main St., Wakeman, worked with a 16-year-old Vermilion boy in August 2006 to sell marijuana off Main Street in the village, Police Chief Tim Hunker said earlier. He described Denny as "the middle man" who connected the juvenile with another drug dealer. METRICH, a multi-county drug task force, handled the investigation that lasted about 1 1/2 years.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
Two defendants were sentenced to a community-based corrections facility (CBCF) this week for separate drug charges. Defendants can spend up to six months in a CBCF, a form of prison which focuses on education and substance abuse treatment. Pedro L. Denny Jr., 21, of 16B E. Main St., Wakeman, worked with a 16-year-old Vermilion boy in August 2006 to sell marijuana off Main Street in the village, Police Chief Tim Hunker said earlier. He described Denny as "the middle man" who connected the juvenile with another drug dealer. METRICH, a multi-county drug task force, handled the investigation that lasted about 1 1/2 years.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
NORWALK The following people were recently convicted of crimes in Norwalk Municipal Court, Judge John Ridge presiding: Trent McCullough, 44, 5844 Ohio 303, Wakeman; failure to wear dog tag; conviction date: Dec. 26, 2007; fine, $25; costs, $45; defendant shall pay fine and cost within 60 days. Carol L. Schaffer, 45, 5321 Ohio 99 North, Monroeville; no dog license; conviction date: Dec. 31, 2007; fine, $75; costs, $45; defendant shall pay fine and cost within 60 days. Jeffrey A. Heinold, 54, 2211 Ohio 18, Wakeman; no dog license; conviction date: Dec. 28, 2007; fine, $25; costs, $45.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
The annual weigh-in and tagging for all market cattle which might be shown at the Huron County Junior Fair in 2008 will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Huron County Fairgrounds. All market beef, dairy beef and/or carcass animals must be weighed and tagged to be eligible to enter any market beef classes in the 2008 Huron County Junior Fair.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
The annual weigh-in and tagging for all market cattle which might be shown at the Huron County Junior Fair in 2008 will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. Saturday at the Huron County Fairgrounds. All market beef, dairy beef and/or carcass animals must be weighed and tagged to be eligible to enter any market beef classes in the 2008 Huron County Junior Fair.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
akrause@norwalkreflector.com Bob Lenz hopes his mentally challenged sister doesn't fall victim to the system. The motivational speaker said his sister possesses many positive qualities, and it would be a shame if people judged her by society's standards of self worth. Lenz, a widely known speaker, asked about 160 seventh- through ninth-grade Norwalk Catholic School students Thursday to help fight the system.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
MUNICIPALITIES Bellevue Charlotte K. Zimmerman to Zimmerman Family Limited Partnership, 404 Brinker St. First National Bank of Bellevue to Seven Limers Inc., 569 Southwest St., $30,000.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
The annual sweater drive sponsored by KeyBank and United Fund has started The project started in northeast Ohio in 1997 as a celebration of 30 years of the Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood television show. "We are the only location in the original area that has continued the drive every winter since," said Linda Bersche, Executive Director of the United Fund.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
The annual sweater drive sponsored by KeyBank and United Fund has started The project started in northeast Ohio in 1997 as a celebration of 30 years of the Mr. Rogers' Neighborhood television show. "We are the only location in the original area that has continued the drive every winter since," said Linda Bersche, Executive Director of the United Fund.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
WILLARD - Nationally recognized anti-tobacco advocate Patrick Reynolds will visit Huron County in February to warn seventh-grade students of the dangers of tobacco use, thanks to the collaborative efforts of three area hospitals. Fisher-Titus Medical Center, Mercy Willard Hospital Foundation and The Bellevue Hospital will sponsor Reynolds' presentations on Feb. 11 to12 at local schools. His advocacy work, motivational talks to youth and appearances in the national press have made him a well-known and respected champion of a tobacco-free society. He has helped remind millions of people about the dangers of tobacco use, and will impact about 2,000 students in Huron County.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
WILLARD - Nationally recognized anti-tobacco advocate Patrick Reynolds will visit Huron County in February to warn seventh-grade students of the dangers of tobacco use, thanks to the collaborative efforts of three area hospitals. Fisher-Titus Medical Center, Mercy Willard Hospital Foundation and The Bellevue Hospital will sponsor Reynolds' presentations on Feb. 11 to12 at local schools. His advocacy work, motivational talks to youth and appearances in the national press have made him a well-known and respected champion of a tobacco-free society. He has helped remind millions of people about the dangers of tobacco use, and will impact about 2,000 students in Huron County.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
SANDUSKY - Kindermusik International, the world's most respected name in children's musical learning, is hosting a world-wide day of free musical learning to children around the globe. During the week of Jan. 14, Ronda Schmenk of Kindermusik with the Schmenks is participating in Demo Days - a campaign in which more than 5,000 licensed Kindermusik educators are invited to conduct free class demonstrations for families around the world.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
SANDUSKY - Kindermusik International, the world's most respected name in children's musical learning, is hosting a world-wide day of free musical learning to children around the globe. During the week of Jan. 14, Ronda Schmenk of Kindermusik with the Schmenks is participating in Demo Days - a campaign in which more than 5,000 licensed Kindermusik educators are invited to conduct free class demonstrations for families around the world.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
NORWALK FIRE n Assisted North Central EMS with a female patient at 4:56 p.m. Thursday at 46 Garcia Drive. Returned to station at 5:23.
8:18 PM Jul 25, 2010
NORWALK FIRE n Assisted North Central EMS with a female patient at 4:56 p.m. Thursday at 46 Garcia Drive. Returned to station at 5:23.