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JUNE 16, 1958 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 50 years ago:
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JUNE 14, 1910 The top stories in The Daily Reflector on this date 98 years ago:
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COLUMBUS - Tyler Butler recently was selected to be a founding member of The Ohio State University's I BEAM Society. The I BEAM Society is an 88 member student organization whose purpose is to represent the impact each county in Ohio has on The Ohio State University. One student from each county was chosen through a selective application process in order to find students who truly embody the spirit of their home county. Butler was chosen and will serve as the student representative from Huron County.
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News you won't get from liberal media. Do you know that on a $4 gallon of gas the government takes in taxes $0.61 and those greedy oil companies make $0.24? (Figures approximate) So out of $4 you spend, the governments' share, for just being there, is 15 percent and the oil companies share is six percent. The oil companies are those dirty rotten scoundrels who are ripping us off! The government is our benevolent, loving caretaker.
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This may be in fact, let's hope it is old news by the time you read it. But as I sit here composing this column, you cannot get a tomato on a fast food sandwich here in Norwalk, Ohio.
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The Mill Street Bistro and Bar opened its doors for a test run by serving prime rib and hors d'oeuvres Friday night and patrons gave the new restaurant a big thumbs up. The new Norwalk business, located at 21 Mill St. in the former home of the Press Box restaurant, opens to the public Tuesday.
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Toast the Mill Street Bistro & Bar, which is slated to open Tuesday in Norwalk. Owner Joe Nagy has invested a lot of time, money and effort into the restaurant, the former homes of the Press Box and Friendly Corners at 21 Mill St. It is an upscale restaurant with upscale prices something people in this town have been asking for. No more driving to Sandusky, Huron or even Cleveland for an upscale meal. We hope it works, and with the price of gas, it may just be one of the best deals in town. Toast Cynthia Kniffin and all of her dancers who performed over the weekend at the Ernsthausen Performing Arts Center. "The Enchanted Forest and "Themes from Camelot" thrilled the packed houses for three straight nights. The every-other-year extravaganza takes months and months to prepare for and all of the performers deserve a standing ovation.
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A day of free bowling, pizza, prizes and information about quitting smoking has been scheduled for Wednesday at Kenilee Lanes in Norwalk. The times are from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. and 5 to 7 p.m. The event is being sponsored by the Huron County Tobacco Control Alliance, the Huron County stand Team and the American Lung Association of Ohio. The day will include free pizza, tobacco trivia with prizes and information on how to quit smoking. In addition, everyone who bowls will receive a free ticket for door prizes, including a Kenilee Lanes bowling package, Valley Beach passes, Premiere Theatre 8 movie passes and more.
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Since June 1, James Griggs has been asking his mother several times a day when he'd receive the e-mail introducing him to his new dog. James, 17, and his parents were just told it's a black Labrador retriever named Takoda, who is almost 1. At James' insistence, his name will be changed to Runner. "He is so excited it is not even funny," said his mother, Becky.
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A Willard man was sentenced Friday to 10 months in prison for having heroin during a July 3 overdose. Todd Picklesimer, 37, of 312 S. Main St., also had his driver's license suspended for six months. Huron County Common Pleas Judge Jim Conway waived a $500 fine because the defendant is indigent and approved Picklesimer to be in a halfway house after he serves his prison term. Picklesimer's son found him at his home when he overdosed, Huron County Assistant Prosecutor Daivia Kasper.
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Huron County Prosecutor Russell Leffler has subpoenaed 44 witnesses in the case against shaken baby suspect Jeffrey D. Resor. Eight of those people are Norwalk police officers and one is the victim's mother. The trial on charges of murder, involuntary manslaughter and child endangerment begins with jury selection Monday morning in Huron County Common Pleas Court. It is expected to last two weeks.
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Former Norwalk Police Department officer and author James E. Martin might not have captured the public eye, but he brought readers' attention to Private Eye Gil Disbro. Martin, who died Sunday in Tucson, Ariz. at the age of 72, wrote four books featuring the fictional Cleveland former officer-turned private eye.
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A Greenwich man was transferred from Fisher-Titus Medical Center to a Toledo hospital after he jumped from the jail mezzanine Friday morning. Joshua M. Aumend, 27, of 21 E. Main St., sustained injuries to his lower extremities that don't appear to be life threatening, said Sgt. Wade Mollison of the Huron County Jail. The incident happened at 11:47 a.m. after corrections officers had done their hourly checks.
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A former Las Vegas resident is accused of breaking into his deceased grandmother's Monroeville home. Christopher J. Tyler, 21, most recently of 125 Monroe St., Monroeville, has denied taking anything during the Wednesday night incident on Hollister Street, Monroeville Police Capt. Jim Bond said. The officer is still trying to determine if anything was stolen.
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A Huron County grand jury re-indicted a suspected co-conspirator in a 2007 rural Greenwich home invasion because of language technicalities in the original court document. Eric Cover, 20, of Galion, was charged Friday with two counts each of felonious assault and kidnapping. He also faces one charge each of aggravated burglary, aggravated robbery, robbery and conspiracy. In November, Cover's half-brother, former New London resident Jeremy Holmberg, 28, was sentenced to 13 years in prison for masterminding the violent March 18, 2007 incident on Greenwich Milan Townline Road.
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The John Birch Society will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday at Maw's Place in Avery. Terry Boose, who is running in November against State Rep. Thomas Heydinger (D-Norwalk), will speak at the meeting.
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Renee Munns, 30, Greenwich Immediate family: Father Ron, mother Deb
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SANDUSKY - Thirty years ago this week, Cedar Point was making headline news around the world. On June 17, 1978, the Sandusky amusement park introduced the Gemini double-racing coaster, the tallest, fastest and steepest roller coaster in the world.
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A Berlin Heights man is still missing and presumed dead and a Huron woman is in critical condition in a Toledo hospital after a two-boat accident late Saturday night in Sandusky Bay. John Johnston, investigator for the division of watercraft of the Sandusky office of Ohio Department of Natural Resources, said two Norwalk residents, a Sandusky man and a woman from Fremont also were involved in the accident, which occurred about 1/8 of a mile off-shore.
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WILLARD POLICE The Willard Police Department blotter covering June 2 through 8 had the following highlights:
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NORWALK FIRE Assisted North Central EMS with a severely bleeding patient and helped get the person into an ambulance at 4:13 p.m. Friday at 74 N. Hester St. Returned to station at 4:19. Assisted North Central EMS with a patient having chest pains and helped get the person into an ambulance at 12:31 a.m. Saturday at 1544 U.S. 20. Returned to station at 12:45. Responded to a strip of faulty lights that tripped a breaker at 12:35 a.m. Saturday at 37 N. Linwood Ave. Firefighters suggested the person contact the city electrician. Returned to station at 12:40.