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Sunbathers relax on fine grain sand, near shade trees. Beachgoers clad in light clothing or just bathing suits stroll along the shoreline, where boats are visible in the distance. Dick Taylor and other advocates want to see such a scene, depicted in a 1960s photograph, return to East Harbor State Park near Port Clinton.
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NEW LONDON - Village residents with low-to-moderate incomes whose homes have structural problems may be eligible for grant money for repairs. Village Administrator Shawn Tappel told council Monday 100 percent funding is available for these projects, and he asked those who think they may be eligible to contact him at the village hall. Tappel commended the village employees for their work on keeping the roadways clear during the recent snows, and he said he hopes the village will receive money through the county to help pave a couple of streets this year.
9:53 PM Jul 25, 2010
A Norwalk man accused of inappropriately touching a 12-year-old girl must post a $20,000 bond before being released from custody. Edgar E. Zamora-Manico, 20, of 5144 N. U.S. 250, was arrested and charged with gross sexual imposition several hours after the Huron County Sheriff's Office received the report of the suspected offense.
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NORWALK - The following people recently were convicted of drunken driving in Norwalk Municipal Court: Sandra J. Mesenburg, 35, 33 E. Elm St., Norwalk. Violation date: Mar. 12. Conviction date: Mar. 17. Sentence: $600 fine, $60 costs, six-month license suspension and three days in jail; credited with $250 and three days in jail time upon completion of alcohol intervention program (AIP); defendant shall have limited driving only on proof of insurance and occupation from Mar. 27 to Sept. 12.
9:53 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Huron County board of elections discussed the continuing verification of every address in the county, handicapped accessibility to polling places and possible changes in polling places for upcoming elections at a meeting this morning. The board's precinct finder project which verifies each address by city, village or township; school district; voting precinct; and zip code is now focusing on smaller roads and rural areas, said Tom Gerrity, deputy director of the board. "It is an ongoing thing," he said, because of annexations and new homes built. "We knew Norwalk was a problem and it has been fixed."
9:53 PM Jul 25, 2010
A black eye, temporary deafness and three days with no sleep are just part of the learning experience for Majel Savage, a 2nd lieutenant in the U.S Army heading to Kuwait later this month. "It's been one hell of a road" that's the description Savage has of her preparations to deploy to Kuwait as head of a platoon of U.S. Army military police.
9:53 PM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEVILLE The Monroeville American Legion Post 547 will hold its monthly meetings Wednesday in the Legion Hall. The executive council meets at 7:30 p.m. with the regular meeting following at 8 p.m.
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NORWALK - The following people were recently convicted of crimes in Norwalk Municipal Court, Judge John Ridge presiding: Teresa Griffith, 39, P.O. Box 511, Bellevue; one count of passing bad checks; conviction date: Mar. 17; fine, $75; costs, $75; defendant shall pay fine and cost within 30 days.
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cashby@norwalkreflector.com A Norwalk man has been indicted on an allegation he sexually assaulted a 9-year-old boy early last month.
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REFLECTOR Local women in Annie's Project include (front, from left) Sandy Hooper, Robin Nickoli, Melissa Kuns, Liz Worcester and Dawn Thayer, and (back) Agnes McDowell, Rita Bishop, Jean Roth, Sandy Michaels, Cindy McClung, Jane Tinker, Jan Smith, Becky Beck and Lois McDowell. Not pictured is Rochelle Koch. AVERY Learning about how farmwomen can better be involved in the family farm operation is what 15 area women recently did when they took part in an educational project called "Annie's Project." The six-week-long program took place at EHOVE Career Center and was put on by the Erie County extension office in cooperation with speakers from FSA, Extension, Ohio State and other speakers from the area. The project was sponsored by a grant.
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MARCH 29, 1960 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 48 years ago: Janesville will curtail production Janesville Cotton Mills is planning to eliminate its rubberized hair production line at the local plant, effective April 15. The change will eliminate the need for 40 production employees and four salaried personnel, Harold VanSaun, plant manager announced today.
9:53 PM Jul 25, 2010
The occupants of a motorcycle were flown to a Toledo hospital with serious injuries after a rear-end collision with a minivan Monday. Olvera Baldemar, 51, and his passenger, Carolyn A. Olvera, 27, both of 19 Glover St., are listed in good condition at the Medical University of Toledo Medical Center, hospital spokeswoman Aimee Falk said this morning. Norwalk Police Officer Jared Ferris, in his report, said Baldemar was not wearing a helmet, but Olvera was. Both people were partially ejected from the bike at 6:13 p.m. when Baldemar hit the rear of the 2001 Ford Windstar driven by Todd T. Tanzillo, 38, of 27 W. Chestnut St., at the intersection of Milan Avenue and Westwind Drive. Ferris said Baldemar must have thought Tanzillo was going to continue through the intersection when the light changed from green to yellow.
9:53 PM Jul 25, 2010
WAKEMAN - Just as in the rest of the country, public opinion on the war in Iraq is split in the area five years after the conflict began. An informal survey of patrons of Sterk's Restaurant in Wakeman this morning found residents both in support of and against the war, but all in support of American soldiers.
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A clinical psychiatrist called former Wakeman resident Rodney Dalton "a psychopath" during the defendant's mental evaluation hearing Tuesday in Huron County Common Pleas Court. Dr. James Karpawich interviewed Dalton for four hours in the fall at a Mansfield forensic center, where the long-time psychiatrist has been a consultant for the last 20 years. Karpawich testified that when he asked the 48-year-old man about his progress, Dalton said he hasn't argued with staff members and "was doing everything he was told."
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March 25, 1912 The top stories in The Daily Reflector on this date 96 years ago:
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MILAN - From the welding iron to the gridiron, EHOVE Career Center and Edison High School's football team will be inextricably linked from this point forward as players suit up using new lockers fabricated by EHOVE students. EHOVE's manufacturing tech students, applying machining and welding skills, are working full steam to finish up 56 steel mesh lockers by the end of the school year. The lockers, to be installed in the Chargers' fieldhouse, replace battered wood storage cabinets built in the 1980s.
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NORWALK FIRE n Assisted North Central EMS with a patient having chest pain at 7:39 a.m. Monday at 79 Woodlawn Ave. Returned to station at 7:50.
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I have a few things to air to you that concern me. I don't understand how we got so mislead. How can a few judges make decisions like the removal of God from our constitution and bend it to suit ACLU, and other atheism groups?
9:52 PM Jul 25, 2010
I have a few things to air to you that concern me. I don't understand how we got so mislead. How can a few judges make decisions like the removal of God from our constitution and bend it to suit ACLU, and other atheism groups? Shouldn't it be by the vote of the common people to make these important decisions such as "in God we trust," abortion, same sex marriages and removal of ten commandments from public places.
9:52 PM Jul 25, 2010
For me, theater is magic. It can take you from the present to any place you want to go. The cast and crew of Norwalk High School's play, "Beauty and the Beast,' took an entire audience on a magical trip. What a journey it was! A friend and I were absolutely amazed and truly impressed by the outstanding performance put on by the entire organization. The technical aspects (lighting, sound, special effects, and sets) were fantastic. The parents and volunteers who helped with the play should know that their efforts added so much to the audience's magical trip.
9:52 PM Jul 25, 2010
I was sitting in church before Mass Sunday and people continued to jam into the pews. Being Easter, the C&Eers (those who come to Mass on Christmas and Easter) flooded the church. Wayne Babcanec, a regular usher at the 11 a.m. service each Sunday, was busy trying to find seats for everybody. As he walked by, he leaned over and commented. "I should be selling tickets.'