11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
With the Fourth of July fast approaching, the breathtaking spectacle of fireworks springs to mind. Norwalk will celebrate with its annual parade and fireworks display. The parade is sponsored by the Norwalk Lions Club and will begin at 10:30 a.m. on Friday. The parade begins on East Main Street, travels down Benedict Avenue, up Norwood Avenue and across Fair Road to the Huron County Fairgrounds.
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
Local skateboarders may be on a halfpipe in Norwalk by the end of July. The Norwalk Skate Park Visionary Committee has bought equipment and hopes to open by the end of July. Darin Carlson, president of the Norwalk Skate Park Visionary Committee, said the skate park is important to the community because it will give kids who skate a place to go to stay safe and out of trouble for illegal skating around town.
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
Norwalk plans to celebrate America's 232nd birthday on July 4 begin with the annual parade at 10:30 a.m. It will start at East Main Street at Woodlawn, proceed to Benedict Avenue to Norwood Avenue to Fair Road and end at the Huron County Fairgrounds.
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
WILLARD - It began simply, with a few food booths and a little entertainment as a way to draw people to the Willard city park. It has grown into a full-fledged festival attracting legions, and featuring acts and sights such as The Caboodlestoppers (Yes, you read that right), the Balloon-A-Tics and an original loghouse.
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
While the Fourth of July is a time for fireworks and celebration, for many pets and their owners it can be a nightmare. The loud noises, flashing lights and smell of sulfur can cause excessive fear in pets. Nervous behaviors such as trembling, whimpering and panting can show the distress to the pet and the animal's natural response to flee from what he interprets as a threatening situation could result in serious injury.
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
Tensions ran high in the Huron County Common Pleas courtroom as one of the victim's relatives charged at Jeffrey A. Resor, who was acquitted Friday of murder and child endangerment charges. There was also a hung jury on involuntary manslaughter in connection with the Feb. 25, 2007 death of 10-month-old Donavan Lykins.
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
CASTALIA - The Sandusky post of the state Highway Patrol is seeking the public's help about a full-size sedan involved in an accident Saturday morning that injured a motorcyclist in Margaretta Township. Charles F. Ward, 58, of Sandusky, was heading west on Ohio 2 in the left lane in the process of overtaking the car when troopers said the other driver began to change lanes. This forced Ward, driving 2006 Harley-Davidson Ultra Classic motorcycle, off the left side.
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
Despite the cancelation of Friday's professional qualifying rounds, ticket sales for all four days of the second annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals were up over the previous year, and a new record was set for the track's famous dollar-a-pound ice cream. The National Hot Rod Association does not announce attendance figures.
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Ohio Civil Rights Commission sided against Lysa Cook, a former Christie Lane employee, on her allegations she was unfairly demoted and then let go because she reported possible abuse of a student by a teacher. Cook said the OCRC did not inform her of its decision in time for her to file a federal complaint, so her only recourse now is a lawsuit.
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
On a summer day, with school out and the sun not nearly as sizzling as in August, you might expect 16-year-old Trisha McClain, of Centerville, to be outside playing soccer. But this week, McClain isn't playing the sport she enjoys and she isn't outside.
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
Two findings of not guilty and a hung jury. After about eight hours of deliberation between Thursday afternoon and Friday, a Huron County Common Pleas Court jury acquitted defendant Jeffrey A. Resor of one count each of murder and child endangerment. He is accused of shaking 10-month-old Donavan Lykins to death while caring for him Feb. 24, 2007.
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
JUNE 28, 1932 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 76 years ago:
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
On a summer day, with school out and the sun not nearly as sizzling as in August, you might expect 16-year-old Trisha McClain, of Centerville, to be outside playing soccer. But this week, McClain isn't playing the sport she enjoys and she isn't outside.
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
NORWALK - The following were the results of health department inspections of Norwalk-area food establishments and schools in May: FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
Huron County's umemployment rate dropped in May, according to figures released today by the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services. The percentage of county residents collecting unemployment compensation last month was 7.3 percent. That compares with an 8.4 percent mark in April, a figure that ranked Huron County fourth among the state's 88 counties when it comes to unemployment.
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
The next time a drug dealer is arrested off the streets, thank the local Youth Grantmaking Council representatives. At their seventh annual closing banquet at St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Norwalk Thursday night, the Huron County YGC awarded a grant to help fund the acquisition and training of Viper, the new Norwalk Police Department K-9 dog.
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
JUNE 27, 1984 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector on this date 24 years ago:
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
Bellevue Community Center Friday, June 27 BELLEVUE The Bellevue Community Days Festival kicks off Friday. The Greenwood Heights Park/Robert Peters Athletic Field midway opens at 5 p.m. Parking is available at the following places: Bellevue High School, Society for the Arts, the old Bellevue Hospital. Fridays events include shows by:
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
People enamored with dinosaurs and their evolution, or those simply looking for an awe-inspiring spectacle, might want to think about Walking With Dinosaurs. The $20 million production will have eight performances through Sunday at Quicken Loans Arena in Downtown Cleveland. The show, performed in two acts with an intermission, depicts the dinosaurs' evolution, complete with the climatic and tectonic changes that took place, which led to the demise of many species. "With almost cinematic realism, the audience sees interactions between dinosaurs, how carnivorous dinosaurs evolved to walk on two legs, and how the herbivores fended off their more agile predators," states a press release.
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
By EMILY ANDREWS Reflector Intern news@norwalkreflector.com COLLINS Sixty-seven children spent last week planning how to get their spaceship back to Earth, designing a new roller coaster and much more at Camp Invention held at Western Reserve Elementary School.
11:11 PM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEVILLE - If you graduated from Edison High School in 1989, chances are you know or at least heard of the new Monroeville Jr. High/High School principal. That's because it is James Kaczor. He will succeed David Stubblebine, who is taking over as Monroeville's superintendent to replace Carol Girton. She has accepted the superintendent's position at New London.