5:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Norwalk Fire Department and Fisher-Titus Home Health Center have been awarded scholarships to participate in a training conference dedicated to Remembering When: A Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults, developed by the National Fire Protection Association's (NFPA), Center for High-Risk Outreach. The awarded scholarships provide for travel expenses for two participants, Remembering When curriculum materials and all training. Chief Doug Coletta of the Norwalk Fire Department and Debbi Cullen, operations manager of Fisher-Titus Home Health Center, will travel to a conference from Dec. 2 to 4 in Boston, Mass. Following the workshop, Norwalk Fire Department will conduct a minimum of five group presentations and at least two train-the-trainer sessions for Fisher-Titus Home Health Center. The home health center will integrate materials from the Remembering When program into its outreach through home visits. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...<>/p>
5:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
Thanks to the FTMC Auxiliary, women will no longer have to leave this community to have access to one of the latest high-tech tools used to detect breast cancer MRI breast cancer screenings. The auxiliary recently donated &#036;130,000 for new high-tech equipment that allows FTMC's 1.5 Tesla MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) to provide high-resolution breast images. The new technology will is scheduled to be in use early in 2008.
5:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Project Leadership Class of 2007-2008 convened at the Presbyterian Church on Oct. 18 for the fourth class this year. Each year, the class is able to determine what they feel are the most pressing issues within the county, separate into the group of interest and plan a project to be presented in May. The ultimate goal of the project is to successfully work as a team and understand the process that is involved. Project Leadership board members, Dr. Judith Sommers and Virginia Poling were responsible for organizing this class.
5:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
Food banks across the nation are reporting rising demand and declining donations, but local food banks report they are almost ready for the holidays thanks to the generosity of area residents. After the holidays, however, the local food banks will face their annual drought.
5:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
And the winner is? Scott Krichbaum. At least for now.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
The members of the Wellington Community Fire District would like to thank everyone who assisted us at the Hemlock Cottage warehouse fire. What turned out to be 13 hours on scene could not have gone any smoother without the help of numerous people. Thanks to our spouses who gathered food and beverages, along with the American Red Cross; Lee Grissinger at the Wellington Pizza House; Gerald Fishbaugh at East of Chicago; Barb O'Keefe from the Village Market and Wellington Subway.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
I see where McDonald's will be open for Thanksgiving breakfast. You always can count on the Golden Arches when you're in a pinch.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Norwalk is going green and invites the public and businesses to come along. Senator Sue Moreno will attend the Green Team meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Norwalk Furniture to discuss Gov. Ted Strickland's energy plan and deregulation of utilities.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
MILAN - The Milan post of the state Highway Patrol named Lorain resident Edwin Lopez Jr. as its trooper of the year. Lopez is a six-year veteran with the patrol, having worked his entire career at the Milan post after he graduated from the academy. He is an Elyria Catholic High School graduate. Lopez attended Lorain Community College, working toward a degree in police science.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEIVLLE - Village school board members on Monday unanimously approved purchasing a set of bleachers (300 seats) at a cost of &#036;5,000. Superintendent Carol Girton said the school's insurance company indicated the seats needed upgrading.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
WAKEMAN - The movie "Shrek the Third" will be shown at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Wakeman library. This film is 92 minutes long and is rated PG. Popcorn will be provided and viewers may bring a drink with a screw-on cap. Also, a drawing for a "Shrek" tin of flavored popcorn will be held at the end of the program. Students in grades five to 12 are invited to "Wii at the Wakeman Library", at 5 p.m. Nov. 27. No experience or equipment is necessary. Owners of Nintendo DS may bring that to link up with other users or use it with Pokemon Revolution. Other games will be available to play during waiting time. Snacks will be provided.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
WILLARD - Do you know what your cholesterol numbers are? You can find out. On Dec. 6 Mercy Hospital of Willard will be offering a cholesterol screening, which will include a total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides, glucose and blood pressure. Participants will receive their results immediately and will be educated about the results. Twelve hours of fasting is recommended for the most accurate results. Diabetics should check with their physician before fasting. Heart disease is the number one killer of women and men in the United States. Your blood cholesterol level has a lot to do with your chances of getting heart disease. High blood cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for this disease. The higher your blood cholesterol level, the greater your risk is for developing heart disease or having a heart attack.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Twilight Gardens The Rev. Romyne Strickland started his Bible study again. He spoke on the examination of Abraham, a great man of faith, the father of all who believe.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEVILLE - The school board Monday unanimously approved the resignation of Amanda Kreps as head varsity cheerleader adviser. Board members unanimously approved Caroline Schnetzer in her place. Board members voted without discussion, and Kreps did not attend the meeting. She could not be reached for comment.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Imagine the chemistry possibilities between two performers who not only share with each other the love of music, but each other. You might witness that chemistry if you attend the 7:30 p.m. Wednesday performance featuring Jamestown at the Norwalk Theatre.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
There could be a new civil trial to determine damages in the 2004 stabbing death of an 11-year-old foster girl. "Nothing has been scheduled or set," said Toledo attorney Joan Szuberla, who represented the county in the March trial. "It's hanging out there."
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Two years ago when a hungry stray cat came to her doorstep, animal lover Judy Wahl started feeding it outside. Now she's got a problem because she's moving to an apartment and doesn't know how the 11 outside cats she now feeds will survive.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Bellevue Police have identified a teenager in Pennsylvania as the person responsible for last month's bomb scare at Bellevue High School. Capt. Matt Johnson drove to Nanty Glo, Pa. on Monday to confront an 18-year-old college freshman who had posted a threatening message on the Sandusky Register's Web site on Oct. 23 about a student hostage/lockdown drill held at the school.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
These are the highlights from St. Paul's regional final game against Hopewell last night. The final score was Hopewell 26, St. Paul 14.
5:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
New London FFA NEW LONDON - On Oct. 25 through the 27 three New London FFA members attended the 80th National Convention of FFA. The convention was held at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis, Ind.
5:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Ballots for this year's county committee election were mailed to eligible voters on Nov. 2. Voters must complete their ballots and return them to the Farm Service Agency county office by the close of business on Dec. 3. If mailed, ballots must be postmarked by midnight Dec. 3.