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Victim Angie (Trimble) Risner expressed confidence Wednesday in identifying the suspect in the May 15 armed robbery in Greenwich. "The face. You don't forget the face," the former Mickey Mart clerk said. "That's all I'd seen that day was his face."
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The message of Christ will come alive in Norwalk Sunday through a production described as "Unforgettable theater" and "Transforming." Actor Brad Sherrill will portray the apostle John in the production "The gospel of John", a one-man show with a bare-bones set, scheduled for 3:30 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church, 21 Firelands Blvd.
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Today's verdict in the James R. Porter armed robbery case wasn't a surprise for Huron County Prosecutor Russell Leffler. A jury found the Mansfield defendant guilty of robbery and theft after slightly more than two hours of deliberations.
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The interim director of Huron County's Job and Family Services (JFS) said almost $42,000 in raises for 10 administrators and supervisors were simply "equity adjustments" that were long overdue. "We had supervisors that were supervising individuals that were paid more than they were," Lowell Etzler, interim director, said. "They've been out of line for quite a number of years."
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OCT. 31, 1969 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector on this date 38 years ago:
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WILLARD The Willard High School Theatre Department is staging two comedies this weekend: "My Son the Rock" and "The Frog Prince" at 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday. "My son the Rock" tells about a king who can't lead, a witch with plans and a prince with pluck.
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The Black River Historical Society will meet at 7 p.m., Nov. 19 at the Rosebud Party Center, 4493 Oberlin Ave., Lorain. Join us and Bob and Marcy Ebert who will talk about the display Mechanical Musical Marvels which includes the Organ Grinder's instruments.
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The Brownhelm Historical Association will meet at 7 p.m., Nov. 7 at the Barn at Mill Hollow. Ky Green will present a program about blacksmithing. Refreshments will be served and all are welcome. For more information call 775-4095.
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I encourage the voters of Norwalk's first ward to elect my husband, Scott Krichbaum, to Norwalk City Council. Scott has been attending the city council meetings regularly since deciding to run last April. Attending those meetings has allowed him to learn more about the issues facing the city of Norwalk, and our first ward. Scott is a good listener, generous with his time, and will be a voice for all citizens that he is elected to represent. Scott cares about the city of Norwalk. He appreciates all that Norwalk has to offer. These qualities prove that Scott Krichbaum will be a valuable representative of the first ward to the Norwalk City Council.
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Steve Linder is a well-known young man in Norwalk. My contact with his family goes back to my days as a teacher at Bronson Elementary School. Steve learned very early in life that if he wanted to succeed he would need to compete. This he has done very well. Through his work experience he has learned to supervise and work with others. The creed he lives by is leading by doing. His involvement in the Norwalk community is lengthy and impressive. Now running for a position on the Norwalk City Board of Education, the citizens of Norwalk have an opportunity to tap Steve's tremendous potential. Once elected, he will experience bumps along the way as he gains experience and learn from his mistakes. However, he will listen to others. He will give the community a great total effort. He will help the Norwalk School System continue its advances.
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John Lendrum has done an excellent job as a member of our Norwalk City Schools Board. He has shown great commitment to the children of our community. Educating our youth is a complex task that involves parents, students, the business community, volunteers and the taxpayer base. John has balanced the needs of all these entities and has helped create a well-managed, active and improving public school system. Our school district voters would do well to re-elect John Lendrum to another term. John has worked hard to ensure that all students are prepared for what awaits them after graduating from high school.
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For 21 years my family and I lived in Norwalk's First Ward. I like to think that I still have some friends and family there. That's why I feel I should express my concern about the coming election. I feel Lynn Chapin is an outstanding choice for council person in the First Ward. She has the experience, the desire, the work ethic and the understanding to be a truly fine council person.
3:31 PM Jul 25, 2010
I am proud to recommend my son-in-law, Scott Krichbaum, for city council in the first ward. He graduated from the College of Wooster with a degree in history and a strong interest in government. Scott and Amy moved to Norwalk from Wooster to raise their daughters in a family environment. Scott has taken an active role in his church and looks forward to serving his community as a council member. He has regularly attended council meetings since April to become well-versed in the issues facing our city, to meet the council members and to observe the process of city government. Scott is a good listener and has made an effort to meet members of the first ward. He is an upstanding citizen and would be a good representative to the city council.
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As we advance into the 21st century, we find ourselves comfortable with the computer breakdowns that never happened, and all that we are afraid of never came. As we look back on the progression of our society and its authors of the Declaration of Independence, the Bill of Rights, and the Constitution, we can't help but know these men were smart to no end. As these individuals finalized each document, we should be able to visualize, all agreeing that as we interrupt and implement these findings, we must use our common sense, hence (The common sense approach). The upside of this is progress, and the downside is each year we get farther and farther away from its intention, both in time and principle. We realize there are state and federal government rules and regulations we must adhere to, but the common sense approach should still be a big part of our government. A common sense attitude is what Karen Reer will bring to the village of Monroeville. She also will bring her past business experience and leadership skills made evident with her tremendous success with the many years she had with the Monroeville cheerleaders. Along with her hard work with her church and civic contributions, her duty to school and community, as well as her success with raising a family.
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I would like to voice my support for Lynn Chapin, candidate for Norwalk City Council First Ward, by sharing a few things I know about her. Although I am unable to cast my vote for her, because I do not live in the city limits, I believe she is the person for the council seat. I have known Lynn for 11 years. She not only is a co-worker and friend, she is one of the most charitable people I know.
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I've had the privilege of serving eight years on the Norwalk City Schools Board of Education with John Lendrum. John has been a leader with integrity. John truly has the student's and the district's best interest at heart.
3:31 PM Jul 25, 2010
I recently read an article about five things that attract families and home buyers to a community. It was no surprise to find that a low crime rate and good schools were number one and number two. A place that's affordable was number three. It was interesting to see that number four was a good library.
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With less than a week left until the election for a new city council person, Kurt and I feel that Scott Krichbaum would be an excellent newcomer to city council. We feel that Scott had worked very hard during this campaign to help ensure that the city of Norwalk's future needs and assets are taken care of. Also, Scott has attended every council meeting since declaring his candidacy. Scott knows very well the issues facing our city; Scott has learned the process of being a councilman and is ready for the job. We have been friends with Scott and his family for years now. We both feel that Scott would be an excellent choice to represent the first ward. He has enjoyed meeting the residents in the first ward. Scott volunteers his time by coaching his twin daughters' sports teams and is also active in his church. Scott is a great team player as well as an excellent listener, which is a necessity for a city council member. Scott has been attending city council meetings for months to get a better understanding of the issues and concerns facing Norwalk.
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In the race for Norwalk City Council First Ward, I am strongly endorsing Lynn Chapin. Lynn has already been involved in many council-related functions over the past few years and has a good grasp of the inner workings of city government through that experience. I also know Lynn as a fellow department head in the Huron County Auditor's Office and can attest to her ability to assess a situation, develop possible solutions and then implement the best choice. With Lynn Chapin as your first ward councilperson, you can count on her using the same problem-solving ability and truly listen to her constituents.
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Voters of the 1st Ward in Norwalk: I urge you to vote for Scott Krichbaum as our city council representative. I've had the pleasure of knowing Scott for a number of years and I can't think of a better person for this position.
3:31 PM Jul 25, 2010
This letter is in regard to God's Little Critters Wildlife Rehabilitation Center in Willard. I first traveled to the center and met Maribeth Taylor in the summer of 2007 to evaluate a non-releasable red-tail hawk for possible program use within the education department at the Akron Zoo. I have been to several other rehab facilities and was pleasantly surprised when I arrived at God's Little Critters. Rather than housing the animals in close quarters in a hospital-like setting, the animals at Maribeth Taylor's facility are house in large, outdoor enclosures in a very natural environment. In addition, the housing enclosures are spread out over the property, allowing the animals some sense of privacy. I believe the set up of God's Little Critters is designed to eliminate as much stress as possible for the animals in its care, thereby leading to (hopefully) more speedy recoveries. Maribeth Taylor was also a pleasure to meet. She is friendly and knowledgeable, and though I sense she becomes emotionally invested with the animals in her care, she does not lose sight of her purpose and the laws she is to abide by. That emotional investment is what kept the Akron Zoo's newest member of the program animal collection alive long enough to truly have a second chance at life. Though that life will not be in the wild, it will have the purpose of creating awareness in people of the wildlife around them.