8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
A New London man was sentenced to 10 months in prison Tuesday for two business break-ins at the end of August. Huron County Common Pleas Judge Jim Conway offered defendant Dale R. Burrows, 37, of 33 Westwood Drive, to spend up to six months in a prison focusing on education and substance abuse treatment, but Burrows decided he didn't want to be on probation. <p><em>Read the rest of this story in <a href="http://activepaper.olivesoftware.com/Default/Skins/Norwalk/Client.asp?Skin=Norwalk&amp;Daily=NRWK&amp;AppName=1">Today's Reflector</a>...</em></p>
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
Construction will begin next week on Cline Street from Union Street to the Cline Street-Milan Avenue connector. The first phase of construction will be the installation of water lines and storm sewers. Traffic will be maintained in both directions during this phase whenever possible, but short-term lane closures will be necessary at times. The city advises drivers to try to use other routes for the two months this phase will take to complete.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
WAKEMAN The annual financial report for the fiscal year 2007 for Wakeman Township has been completed and filed with the auditor of the state of Ohio. This report is available for public inspection by appointment at the office of the fiscal officer, Diane Wolf, 4913 Green St., Wakeman. Call (440) 839-2185 with questions.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
WAKEMAN The annual financial report for the fiscal year 2007 for Wakeman Township has been completed and filed with the auditor of the state of Ohio. This report is available for public inspection by appointment at the office of the fiscal officer, Diane Wolf, 4913 Green St., Wakeman. Call (440) 839-2185 with questions.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
NORWALK FIRE n Removed the roll cage of a forklift to remove the patient involved in an accident at 10:05 a.m. Tuesday at 124 Cleveland Road. Firefighters also assisted North Central EMS with patient care. Returned to station at 10:28.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
Twilight On Christmas Eve Charles Dixon, brother of Lucinda Dixon from dietary, came and entertained the residents by playing his clarinet.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
Twilight On Christmas Eve Charles Dixon, brother of Lucinda Dixon from dietary, came and entertained the residents by playing his clarinet.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
CLEVELAND - The holidays may be over and the boating season still months away, but fans of the water have many reasons to be happy knowing the Cleveland Boat & Waterfront Lifestyle Expo is ready to open. The event takes place at the I-X Center Friday to Jan. 20. The 51-year-old expo was revamped last year to include waterfront living features with the boat exhibits.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
Storms downed trees and flooded roads overnight in Huron County. Some Norwalk residents lost power and experienced damage to their property.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
Storms downed trees and flooded roads overnight and the National Weather Service is trying to confirm reports of a possible tornado in Berlin Heights. Ohio 162 will be closed for at least a day between Ohio 99 and Ohio 61 due to multiple downed trees and power lines.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
WILLARD The city has received a federal grant that will pay for 95 percent of the costs for a new pumper/tanker truck for the fire department. City Manager Brian Humphress said the city will have to provide a match of &#036;8,750 toward the purchase. But, since the truck will be used outside the city, surrounding townships will need to contribute &#036;2,975 of that amount. That will leave the city to pay &#036;5,775 for the truck. "Fire chief Rich Myers is to be congratulated on his work to obtain this funding," Humphress told council Monday night.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
Winds of up 63 mph overnight toppled trees and power lines, leaving at least 50,000 homes without power throughout Ohio Wednesday morning. Most of the outages were in the central and northeast parts of the state.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
WILLARD Willard City Schools superintendent Dennis Doughty is asking the state to reconsider a policy that could impact how much the district would have to pay for a building project. The school board voted on Dec. 10 to participate in the Ohio School Facilities Commission's Classroom Facilities Assistance Program. The commission administers the state's comprehensive kindergarten through 12th grade public school construction program. Through the assistance program, Ohio schools can apply for a state guarantee for a loan to the governing board of the community school from a bank chartered by the U.S. or the state. The guarantee cannot exceed &#036;1 million for owned improvements or &#036;500,000 for lease-hold improvements and cannot exceed 15 years.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEVILLE - Wild, just like every St. Paul-Monroeville encounter. The only difference was this one was really wild.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
In addition to voting for their choice of presidential candidates in the March 4 primary, Huron County voters will choose a Republican candidate for the Fifth District congressional seat in Washington and for one of the county commissioner seats. Three issues also will appear on the ballot - a referendum on an increase on the real estate property transfer tax, Sunday liquor sales at Eagle Creek and a 1-mill permanent improvement levy for Pioneer Joint Vocational School.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Sandusky Bay Area Chefs Association (SBACA) has scheduled their eighth annual scholarship dinner for Jan. 26 at Sawmill Creek Resort in Huron. Area chefs and culinary arts students from EHOVE Career Center's high school and adult programs collaborate to plan, prepare and serve elaborate gourmet menu for members of the public who wish to support the scholarship fund at &#036;45 a ticket.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
No one was injured in a reported house fire at 3969 Ohio 601 today. The cause is unknown. The Huron County Sheriff's Office received a call at 2:24 p.m. and dispatched the Norwalk Fire Department.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEVILLE - Village council Tuesday implemented a public records policy designed to increase accountability and improve the ability to retrieve public records. Council unanimously adopted the policy as a result of the state attorney general's changes to Ohio's public record law.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
Christmas may be over and forgotten in January, but at Fisher-Titus Medical Center, the giving continues. Each year around this time, the hospital awards grant money to school districts in its service area, through its Health Education Grant Program. The program helps funds tools school districts use to make science and health education relevant and fun to students.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
In her State of the City speech Tuesday night, Mayor Sue Lesch touted capital improvement planning as one of the city's major accomplishments. "Now we have an idea of what we have to do," she said. She added that the plan was prompted by mandates of the Environmental Protection Agency and provides direction for the next 10 to 15 years for infrastructure needs. The plan received an award at the Ohio Planning Conference last summer for its quality.
8:16 PM Jul 25, 2010
Police and firefighters responded to the report of a warehouse worker trapped by a forklift at a Cleveland Road business this morning. A medical helicopter later flew the patient from Fisher-Titus Medical Center to another facility. Norwalk Police Capt. Eric Hipp said the forklift tipped over as Palazzo Bros. Inc. employee Rob Counts pulled a trailer out of a building. The cause is unknown.