TOLEDO A Sandusky woman injured in an Oct. 13 Lyme Township accident died early Monday morning. Margaret A. Knerr, 81, died at 4:15 a.m. at Hospice of Northwest Ohio. She was the lone passenger wearing her seatbelt in a one-vehicle crash on Ohio 4. A medical helicopter flew her to the Medical University of Ohio Medical Center in Toledo with serious injuries. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...
NEW LONDON Residents of New London will be voting for five people to fill five offices on Election Day. Dar Anderson is seeking his second term as mayor, and he says the village is still facing the same challenges it was four years ago when he took office. The storm sewer system needs to be upgraded, and the village needs to keep the businesses it already has and attract new ones.
If your recipe calls for: Use: Butter Polyunsaturated margarine or oil. 1 tablespoon; polyunsaturated margarine or 3/4 teaspoon; polyunsaturated oil equals 1 tablespoon butter. Whole Eggs 1 egg white plus 1 teaspoon polyunsaturated oil equals 1 egg; or commercial cholesterol-free egg substitutes according to package directions. Whole Milk Skim milk, reconstituted non-dry milk powder, or reconstituted evaporated skim milk.
If you are looking for information about services for seniors or disabled persons, the place to go is a new website. Sponsored by the Western Reserve Area Agency on Aging, the Network of Care website is a comprehensive, Internet-based community resource for seniors, the disabled, their caregivers and service providers. It can be accessed at The website has information about everything from assisted living facilities to where to by a specific medical device.
Friends of Judge John A. Howard: The Judge John A. Howard Memorial Committee, in Partnership with the Lorain County Urban League will co-sponsor a fund-raising event from 6 to 8 p.m. on Nov. 29 at 601 Broad St. in Elyria.
Ann Blackwood, owner of Casually Elegant in Norwalk and the pastry chef at Kalahari, will share her expertise in setting an elegant holiday table, crystallizing fresh flowers for dessert decorations, centerpiece ideas, decorating with candles, napkin folding and more. The event will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Norwalk Theatre. Doors open at 1:45. General admission is $10 and reserved seats in the first five rows are $12.
Being a volunteer can be one of the most satisfying things a person can do. Many nonprofit organizations, in fact, rely on the good deeds and work ethics of volunteers to survive, which is why USA Weekend magazine started Make a Difference Day in 1990.
George Lisicki, national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, has announced the presentation of a Diamond Jubilee Award to VFW Post 2743 in Norwalk. The post will celebrate its 75th anniversary Saturday.
The Fund for Huron County is accepting applications for minigrants ($250 and under). Applications are due by Nov. 15. The fund makes grants to Huron County Schools for classroom projects submitted by teachers, supervisors or administrators. Three rounds of grants are made each year, one in the spring and one in the fall and one in the late fall which are called minigrants. The Fund for Huron County makes grants from a permanent endowment fund created by many donors. Contributions may be made currently, or over time, with money or appreciated assets, such as stocks and bonds. Donors of $10,000 or more may establish a fund in their own name or honoring or memorializing someone else. It is possible to create donor advised funds in which the donor takes an active role in awarding grants.
Norwalk Public Library The Norwalk Public Library will be presenting another session of "Beginning Knitting and Beyond" from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the library meeting's room.
Army Pfc. Darrel E. McCartney has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson, Columbia, S.C. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier studied the Army mission, history, tradition and core values, physical fitness, and received instruction and practice in basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare and bayonet training, drill and ceremony, marching, rifle marksmanship, armed and unarmed combat, map reading, field tactics, military courtesy, military justice system, basic first aid, foot marches and field training exercises.
Jim Sitterly has had enough of rising taxes he's starting a petition drive to put the recent raise in the real estate conveyance fee before the voters. But Sitterly faces a daunting task. He must get about 2,000 county residents who voted in Ohio's 2006 general election to sign petitions in the next three weeks. "I'm very confident that if this is put before the voters it will not pass," the Norwalk resident said.
WILLARD Four candidates are vying for three council seats in the City of Blossoms. Incumbent council members Larry Jacobs, Solon Kousma and Diana Olson are running, as well as recently retired city clerk JoAnn Jones.
A Willard man admitted to four allegations of violating his probation Monday. He was sentenced to 22 months in prison. Chad M. Conley, 25, of 437 E. High St., will serve 10 months behind bars because the court credited him with serving a total of one year from two previous convictions, Huron County Assistant Prosecutor Daivia Kasper said. In one case, he was sentenced to up to six months in a community-based corrections facility (CBCF), a form of prison focusing on education and substance abuse treatment.
MILAN A St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center LifeFlight helicopter is getting a new home the North Central EMS headquarters in Milan. "It most likely will be placed late December or early January," St. Vincent spokeswoman Sarah Benardski said. "We are in the midst of finalizing that right now. ... We're working with various vendors to leave an aircraft."
WILLARD - Ohio State University Extension of Crawford and Huron counties will jointly host a regional agronomy meeting Dec. 11 at the Moose Lodge, 220 E. Walton St., Willard. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and conclude at 4 p.m. The agenda includes discussions on emerging agronomic issues as well as private and commercial applicator recertification training. Certified crop adviser credits will also be available.
OCT. 30, 1969 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector on this date 38 years ago:
Jim Gottfried is one of the real good guys. The local doctor was honored prior to Friday's kickoff of the Norwalk-Willard football game at Whitney Field. For the last 30 years during the football season, Gottfried has spent almost every Friday night on Norwalk's sidelines.
The Huron County General Health District will be holding one more drive through clinic for adults. The Health District will be immunizing those 18 years and older at the Willard Christian Alliance Church, U.S. 224 Willard, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Wednesday and no appointment is necessary. For those that prefer to have an appointment, and for children's immunizations, you can get your flu shot at any of the Health District's clinic locations in Norwalk, Willard, Bellevue, Greenwich and New London. Call (419) 668-1652 ext: 252 or toll free in Huron County (800) 694-2443 ext: 252.
Norwalk voters will decide on a renewal levy of .7 mills for the Ernsthausen's aquatic center on Nov. 6. Ken Leber, superintendent for the city's park and recreation department, said the levy has been in place since the aquatic center was opened. It brings in about &#036;120,000 a year, he added. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...<>/p>
MONROEVILLE - The board of the Volunteer Firefighters' Dependents Fund will meet at 6:50 p.m. Nov. 7 at the fire station for the purpose of interviewing and electing a secretary. Immediately following, the board of the Huron River Joint Fire District will meet.