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MAY 3, 1925 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 83 years ago:
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12 oz. package jumbo shells 1 1/2 lbs. Bob Evans Italian sausage
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Mary Jo Brown left the cooking up to her mother until she got married, but then she learned to call up an expert her mother, for advice. Now one of her signature dishes is stuffed shells, this week's featured recipe.
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Norwalk High School students and faculty are celebrating their latest victory as being designated the safest drivers in the Huron County School system during the "Buckle-Up America" challenge. This annual competition observes the number of student and faculty drivers who wear their seatbelts while commuting to and from school and is sponsored by North Central EMS, Ohio State Highway Patrol Norwalk Post and Summit Motorsports Park.
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HIGHWAY PATROL Marc A. Yetter, 54, of 3005 St. John Road, Wakeman, was charged with failure to control April 28 after he went off the right side of U.S. 20 and hit a utility pole.
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Toast Casa Fiesta for voluntarily throwing out its entire inventory of food after the Norwalk restaurant was linked to a salmonella scare. As owner Ramon Ornelas said, "It is 100 times better to lose inventory than to have customers get sick." Before Casa Fiesta re-opened Friday, Ornelas said, workers disinfected every inch of the restaurant just in time for today's Cinco De Mayo celebration. Roast the lack of security at the Shady Lane Drive storage area where law enforcement officials were keeping about 160 pounds of marijuana seized in a traffic stop. We realize hindsight is 20-20, but after jurors and others including one of the defendants were taken to the barn to see the marijuana as part of the trial proceedings, one would think it might be a good idea to have a guard there 24/7. But instead, thieves broke in and made off with more than 100 pounds of the stuff. Prosecutor Russell Leffler estimated one of the stolen container's street value is between $100,000 and $120,000. Cheech and Chong would be set for life.
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A few years ago I told you in this space about some bad elevator experiences I have had. Coupled with a touch of claustrophobia, those experiences are enough to give me pause every time I get on an elevator.
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MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - A bus carrying about 45 Shelby high school band students was involved in a head-on collision around 6 p.m. Sunday about 20 miles east of Morgantown, W.Va. High school Principal John Gies told the Mansfield News Journal one student sustained minor injuries to his elbow and was taken to the hospital, but all other students were fine.
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Traditionally, when area residents were diagnosed with heart disease, they would need to travel to a distant medical facility for treatment. Now, Fisher-Titus offers heart and vascular services right in our own community. FTMC's highly experienced Cardiovascular Service Team of physicians and clinical staff offers a vast amount of knowledge to provide patients with a variety of heart and vascular procedures right at home. In July, Cardiovascular Services will have a new homethe Snyder/White Heart & Vascular Centera convenient one-stop location for all heart and vascular services. When patients enter the 22,000 square-foot facility, they will notice that the area was designed just for them. The Heart & Vascular Center will have its own parking lot and entrance. It will be the place patients come for their heart and vascular services from preadmission to diagnostic testing to heart and vascular procedures to cardiac rehabilitation.
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COLUMBUS (AP) - Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland and other Democratic leaders are calling on scandal-scarred Attorney General Marc Dann to resign. Dann's response to his fellow Democrats is that he is staying on the job.
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The Norwalk High School spring art show and band concert is Tuesday. The art show will begin at 6 p.m. and will end at 9. The art department will be highlighting the Senior Shows of Alexandra Fresch, Haley Harvey, Josh Nickoli and Marissa Hassee.
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There's something clearly amiss when a parent or two is puttering outside for hours in the glorious sunshine, while the kids are loafing indoors. It can be hard enough to get a kid outside - imagine trying to coax your Wii-addicted tween to help out in the garden. While different tactics work for different ages and personality types, gardening experts say the key is starting small. And a new PBS cable TV show is taking that literally, trying to get the littlest toddlers hooked on growing gardens.
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Norwalk had three local connections to the recent visit of Pope Benedict XVI to the United States - music written by a St. Paul graduate was used in both New York City Masses and a former associate pastor at St. Paul was a con-celebrate of the service at St. Patrick Cathedral. For the Mass at Yankee Stadium, another SPH grad now a priest was chosen to be a Eucharistic minister.
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Ready, set go not just for cars at the High School Nationals, but for anyone with a video camera or camera phone. Summit Motorsports Park is hosting a new event along with the 20th annual ACDelco High School National Finals on May 10 a video contest to see who can come up with the best video of the event.
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Spring graduation ceremonies at Bowling Green State University have taken place at Anderson Arena in Memorial Hall. The class of about 2,300 graduates represents 75 of Ohio's 88 counties, 41 states and 25 nations. Thirteen BGSU Firelands students will graduate with honors as well. Four students will graduate with high distinction and nine with distinction in recognition of their academic achievements. Berlin Heights: Frank A. Bolda, associate of applied science in human services; Heather J. Cromwell, associate of science; Collins: Sylvia Nealey, associate of science;
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Two groups of St. Paul seniors raised about $4,300 to fight cancer and help kids last weekend through the Beating the Odds 5-kilometer run/walk event Saturday and a basketball 3-on-3 tournament Sunday. Ashley Smith, Melissa Kijowski, Caity Fitzgerald and Victoria Sparr spent several months organizing the 5-K event. They signed up 196 people, not counting the kids in strollers or the dogs that also completed the course at the reservoir, and raised about $4,000.
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Coincidence or a connection? Huron County Sheriff's Major Greg Englund said the close proximity of three vehicle-related offenses in Norwalk Township leads him to be believe they might be related.
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NORWALK - The following cases recently went through Huron County Common Pleas Court: Divorces
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Abigail Pregnancy Services will close its Willard location on May 16 and will move into the Norwalk office at 3900 Laylin Road. Laurie Jones, executive director, said the consolidation of offices will still allow the agency to service clients in the southern part of the county.
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NEW LONDON - New London voters will be asked to pass a 3-mill, 5-year general operating levy during the Nov. 4 election if council passes all three readings of an ordinance introduced Monday. Administrator Shawn Tappel said the village has the lowest property taxes of any community in the county, and even with the 3-mill addition, it would still be among the lowest. It would cost the owner of a $100,000 home an additional $91.88 a year.
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