7:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
Norwalk resident Becky Warner has tried for about six years to get any one of her nine books published. She estimated she approached at least 100 publishers. Each time she got rejected until now.
7:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
Norwalk resident Keith Ridge is a man on a mission. Ridge, 52, has walked for at least two miles for more than 500 straight days. What got him started?
7:20 PM Jul 25, 2010
DEC. 15, 1978 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector on this date 29 years ago:
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What are the advantages of a full-day, everyday kindergarten program? Recently the subject of full-day kindergarten was again in the news due to a legal opinion from Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann. Attorney General Dann opined that public school districts were no longer allowed to charge tuition for full-day kindergarten programs.
7:20 PM Jul 25, 2010
n Owens Community College students have bee honored for their excellence in higher education, earning membership into the Alpha Omega Pi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. Owens' chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society is one of the largest in Ohio. The Alpha Omega Pi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society local student inductee of this area is: Dawn Olvera of Norwalk, occupational therapy assistant.
7:20 PM Jul 25, 2010
Hunters have lots of friends. A trusted, well used gun is one. A favorite hound, if he has one, is another. And a solidly built pickup with four-wheel drive is yet another. But there's one friend that turns up only occasionally, though when it does can produce more game than any other. That's snow, a nice, soft several-inch fall during the day or evening with plans to hunt the next morning. Snow is a friend indeed.
7:20 PM Jul 25, 2010
This past year I've been trading my economic developer's hat for the robes of academia, for one night a week, anyway. When the deans at BGSU's Firelands College asked me to teach a principles of microeconomics class, I dusted off my economics degrees and plunged in.
7:20 PM Jul 25, 2010
GREENWICH - Village resident Roberta Ronk has been installed as grand chief of the Pythian Sisters of Ohio. She is a 50-year member of the sisters. The group is affiliated with the Order of Knights of Pythias and Auxiliary Pythian Sisters, an international fraternal organization dedicated to promoting cooperation and friendship between people of good will.
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NORWALK - The following people recently were convicted of drunken driving in Norwalk Municipal Court: Carlos H. Batrez, 36, 205 Central Ave., Willard. Violation date: Nov. 2. Conviction date: Dec. 4. Sentence: $600 fine, $80 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 Dec. 4 to May 2, 2008.
7:20 PM Jul 25, 2010
NORWALK - The following people were recently convicted of crimes in Norwalk Municipal Court, Judge John Ridge presiding: Andrea Adkins, 39, 1674 Ridge Road, Norwalk; dog at large; conviction date: Dec. 3; fine, $35; costs, $45; defendant shall pay fine and cost within 30 days.
7:20 PM Jul 25, 2010
BERLIN HEIGHTS - Youngsters do have a voice on state policy - even when the matter is something as seemingly innocuous as a statue. Just ask Berlin Elementary fifth graders.
7:20 PM Jul 25, 2010
Erie County commissioners announced plans for a new 24-acre high-tech industrial park in Milan Township that will spur growth in both Erie and Huron counties. "We're really excited about this,' Commissioner Bill Monaghan said. "This is probably the biggest thing that's going to happen in this area in the next 25 years, at least as far as economic development.'
7:20 PM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEVILLE - Ken Schafer, president of Janotta and Herner, is ready to see Monroeville grow. He and his wife, Sue, are developing a new subdivision in the village with 25 lots for sale across from Marsh Field.
7:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
The halls of Monroeville High School and EHOVE Career Center will echo with remembrances of junior Dustin Bajerski today. He was killed in an accident Tuesday morning on his way to EHOVE. Laurie Replogle, one of Bajerski's favorite teachers, saw him for the final time when he left her first-period art class Tuesday. Bajerski, 17, started his day with her class and then drove to EHOVE for the rest of his school day.
7:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
Arlene Eckstein was a quiet woman who never married and didn't live extravagantly. She didn't drive a new car. She lived in a nice, but older home in Willard. Her furniture wasn't fancy and neither were her clothes.
7:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
He's back. After being on three weeks of medical leave, Huron County Assistant Public Defender David Longo is back on the job. He abruptly quit before a mid-November trial, when he was defending a Willard man accused of assaulting a carnival worker June 29.
7:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) is enhancing operations by simplifying and reorganizing regulations and handbooks, and updating forms associated with its Farm Loan Programs (FLP). FSA's FLP will be modernized Jan. 1 to make it easier for farmers and producers to apply for loans. Here are some agri-business notes from the Huron and Erie County Farm Service Agency:
7:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Steuben UCC STEUBEN - Sunday 16 is the Third Sunday of Advent, a time of preparation for the coming of the Christ Child. The scripture lessons, based on the theme "God Comes to Save,' are Isaiah 35:1-10, Psalm 146:5-10, James 5:7-10, and Matthew 11:2-11. The Rev. Patricia E. Welch, pastor and teacher, will lead worship during the 11 a.m. service. Large print and children's bulletins will be available.
7:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Norwalk High School music department will present its 76th annual Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Monday at the Ernsthausen Performing Arts Center at Norwalk High School. The concert will feature performances by the NHS orchestra, directed by Mark Parish, and the NHS concert and select choirs under the direction of Carol Mason.
7:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Owens Community College students have bee honored for their excellence in higher education, earning membership into the Alpha Omega Pi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society. Owens' chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society is one of the largest in Ohio. The Alpha Omega Pi chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society local student inductee of this area is: Dawn Olvera of Norwalk, occupational therapy assistant.