10:51 PM Jul 25, 2010
As many of you know, my youngest child graduated from high school this past weekend. And although it's too early to panic yet, I am almost at the point where I will have no children left at home. He leaves for college at the end of the summer. And so, I have been trying to anticipate this next stage in my life by researching it. When I became a parent, I had lots of "how-to-parent' books. But there are no "how-to-not-parent' books.
10:51 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Norwalk-Huron County Chamber of Commerce's Antique Motorcycle Show is set for 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on West Main Street in downtown Norwalk. Last year's show featured some outstanding examples of Hill Climbers, Indians, a BMW many more. With cooperation from Mother Nature, we expect another grand showing of old-time bikes.
10:51 PM Jul 25, 2010
The cause of a bale fire this morning at American Excelsior Company, 180 Cleveland Road, is undetermined. "(It was) nothing that someone caused or on purpose,' Norwalk Fire Capt. Tim Lucas said later. "It was put out pretty fast. Some of the employees tried to put it out and we put it out when we arrived.'
10:51 PM Jul 25, 2010
Norwalk Mayor Sue Lesch told council the city's Web site is being upgraded to include a community calendar for civic groups and an action line to document and track citizen concerns and complaints. "It is going to be a more sophisticated way to get information out to the community,' Lesch said.
10:51 PM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEVILLE - The treasurer of the Monroeville Athletic Boosters has been in custody since Saturday on allegations he stole about $21,000 from the organization accounts. Scott L. Miller, 45, of 175 North St., is accused of writing checks to himself and his business to pay off debts from his personal business, Norwalk Assistant Law Director T. Douglas Clifford said. The offenses are suspected of being committed from January through August 2007.
10:51 PM Jul 25, 2010
MUNICIPALITIES Bellevue James L. and Myrna L. Spears or survivor to Shaun M. and Amanda E. Hill or survivor, 293 Southwest St., $38,303. Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as trustee to Destiny Ventures LLC, 134 Buckeye St., $3,000.
10:51 PM Jul 25, 2010
PLYMOUTH - A former Willard resident accused of bringing drugs from Michigan died early Sunday morning after hitting a tree in a single-vehicle crash. Tysean S. Winfield, 27, of Shelby, was pronounced dead at the scene of the New Haven Township crash site by Plymouth paramedics. Troopers with the state Highway Patrol said Winfield, the only occupant, was wearing his seatbelt and was heading south on Ohio 61 when he went off the east side and hit a tree.
10:51 PM Jul 25, 2010
WILLARD - The city's annual free Concert in the Park series begins at 7 p.m. Tuesday with a performance by Rocking Chair Rangers. The concert series will run every Tuesday, with each concert beginning at 7 p.m. The series will feature a variety of musical styles, including country, classical, bluegrass and German.
10:51 PM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEVILLE - Monroeville High School's top-five students know the future is right around the corner. "High school started slow, but is flying by toward the end," said Nicole Ruffing, ranked first in the class of 2008.
10:51 PM Jul 25, 2010
BERLIN HEIGHTS - The Berlin Heights Marathon clerk working when a beige lock box containing about $400 was stolen Thursday night remembers seeing the two suspects beforehand. "I have seen the girl over the 10 years I have worked at the Marathon, but I don't know her name. The boy has been in the store with her once or twice that I know of," Linda Catri told Berlin Heights Police Officer Daniel Vladiff.
10:51 PM Jul 25, 2010
JUNE 3, 1916 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 92 years ago:
10:51 PM Jul 25, 2010
WILLARD - The Willard Police Department is continuing its 40th annual child safety and drug education program for children ages 5 through 14 throughout the Willard area. "This year we are again including Internet safety materials designed to keep children safe while exploring the world-wide net and chat rooms," Chief Joseph Daniel said. "This is fast becoming a problem that reaches into our homes."
10:51 PM Jul 25, 2010
Paul Gross was walking around in a daze, hardly believing his eyes. As people gathered around the North Foster Street home watching as firefighters did their job, Gross could only stand there and watch with them as fire took away a huge (albeit new) part of his life.
10:51 PM Jul 25, 2010
This Saturday will be our Antique Motorcycle Show on West Main Street in downtown Norwalk from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Last year's show featured some outstanding examples of Hill Climbers, Indians, a BMW many more. With cooperation from Mother Nature, we expect another grand showing of old-time bikes.
10:51 PM Jul 25, 2010
Disbarred Norwalk attorney Thomas L. Root said he "can't help the fear" of his looming sentencing on federal convictions for conspiracy to defraud the United States and tax evasion. He may have to wait longer than the original June 13 date; the sentencing has been delayed as the government responds to motions filed about March 31 requesting an acquittal and a new trial. No date has been set.
10:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
A 19-year-old man went to the emergency room Tuesday morning after sustaining groin and forehead injuries while shooting a toy cannon in his apartment. The patient told police he sustained the undisclosed injuries from an explosion after he cut apart a 20-gauge shotgun shell and poured gun powder into the "Civil War cannon,' Norwalk Police Sgt. Dave Lichoff said. After the gunpowder ignited, the device exploded into numerous pieces.
10:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEVILLE - Monroeville Local Schools Superintendent Carol Girton has distanced herself from the Monroeville Athletic Boosters treasurer accused of stealing about $21,000 from the organization. Village resident Scott L. Miller, 45, of 175 North St., was released late Monday afternoon from the Huron County Jail on a personal recognizance bond. That means he signed a document saying he promised would come to Norwalk Municipal Court for his June 11 preliminary hearing.
10:48 PM Jul 25, 2010
June 16, 1916 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 92 years ago:
10:48 PM Jul 25, 2010
When Linda Corrick was a single mother with children, the Salvation Army came to her aid. Now, she's returning the favor. If you or your children plan to take advantage of the Norwalk Salvation Army's feeding programs, the West Virginia native will be the cook.
10:48 PM Jul 25, 2010
HIGHWAY PATROL Michael Rayber, 39, of Dundee, was charged with speeding and failure to maintain assured clear distance Friday after he hit the rear of the vehicle driven by Steven E. Rister, 35, of Lagrange on Ohio 58 in Lorain County.
10:48 PM Jul 25, 2010
It is sad to see the deception portrayed by the pro-Ohio Lottery add in the paper Friday, May 23. It portrayed a smiling young boy playing (I assume) video games in his room. It went on to say lottery ... provided over $669 million to Ohio schools. 1. By implication it says one of the ways to support our schools is to gamble ... that's a losing bet!