4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
WAKEMAN The Wakeman Police Department raised about $113 for its general fund after a bicycle auction Thursday at the police station. Chief Tim Hunker urges all residents to register their bikes with police.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Norwalk Mayor Sue Lesch told city council she has already received resumes for the position of public works director, but the city will continue advertising until Dec. 1. James Sawyer resigned from the position as Norwalk's public works director unexpectedly last week. Council held an executive session to discuss personnel during Tuesday night's meeting, but did not have any announcement when they returned to open session.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
WILLARD The Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT) will repave the portion of U.S. 224 in the city limits within the next 18 months or so. City Manager Brian Humphress told council ODOT plans to repave the portion of the roadway between Austin Drive and Pamida and between Neal Zick Road and the city boundaries.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Jim Sitterly said the response to his campaign to gather 2,000 signatures to put an increase in the county's real estate conveyance fee before the voters is "overwhelming." "We must have taken in 800 names since we began Friday," Sitterly said.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
WAKEMAN - The Wakeman Police Department is investigating suspected animal cruelty after someone found a cat Saturday with an arrow stuck through it. Chief Tim Hunker said the gray cat without a collar was still alive when police arrived on Hyde Street about 9:45 a.m. The resident had taken out the "target arrow" and then took the cat to the Vermilion Regional Vet Clinic in Wakeman.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Below you will find an index of stories about the Monroeville Clerk's race. Check back, the list will be updated through the election. Reer has needed common sense for job - Oct. 31, 2007
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Below you will find an index of stories about Huron County Township elections. Check back, this list will be updated through the election. Eight Huron Co. townships have contested races - Oct. 31, 2007
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Below you will find an index of stories about the upcoming Western Reserve School Board elections. Check back, the list will be updated through Nov. 6. 3 for 3 for W.R. board - Oct. 31, 2007
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Below you will find an index of stories regarding the Wakeman mayoral election. Check back, the list will be updated through election day. Wakeman mayoral, council races contested - Oct. 31, 2007
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Below you will find a listing of stories relating to the upcoming elections in New London. Check back, this list will be updated through voting day. Five candidates running for five spots in New London government - Oct. 31, 2007
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Below you will find an index of stories about the Wakeman Village Council election. Check back, this list will be updated through the election. Wakeman mayoral, council races contested - Oct. 31, 2007
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Below you will find a listing of stories relating to the Willard Council election. Check back, this index will be updated through the election. Candidates - Willard Council - Oct. 31, 2007
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Much discussion recently has focused on a new vaccine that helps protect girls and young women against cervical cancer. The vaccine wards off the virus the human papillomavirus, or HPV that causes the disease. This medical breakthrough, however, does not protect against all cancer-causing HPV types and is only FDA-approved for girls and women aged 9 to 26. Therefore, it certainly won't help women aged 65 and older, who account for nearly 20 percent of all new cervical cancer cases in the United States and more than 35 percent of all deaths from the disease. Another technology a DNA test for HPV can better protect these women. And now, a proposal before Congress will ensure that older women get access to this test by requiring Medicare to pay for it.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
What makes a real hero? Someone you look up to, maybe you've looked up to them most of your life, or a hero that happens to be in the right place at the right time. Some heroes are doctors, teachers or preachers, or maybe someone who uses their CPR or First Aid training to save a life.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEVILLE The winners of the Halloween parade costume contest in Monroeville are as follows: 5th and 6th grade:
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
The newly-founded events committee at Commercial Vehicle Group in Norwalk held a Halloween event Oct. 20 for the children and grandchildren of CVG employees. The party attracted about 60 children, along with their parents or grandparents to gather and mingle. There were two clowns at the function who did magic tricks and made balloon animals for each child. There were stick-on tattoos, candy and prizes for best costumes. The event also included hot dogs, cookies, apple cider, hay rides and a pumpkin patch for the children to take a pumpkin of their choice.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Medicare Part D open enrollment Just a reminder the open enrollment period for Medicare Part D drug coverage is Nov. 15 to Dec. 31. During this period, Medicare beneficiaries who do not have a Part D plan can enroll in one, and those who do have coverage can change plans. Beneficiaries that take no action will remain in their current plan, with some exceptions for those who receive the low-income subsidy.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Emily and Marc Vincent, of Seven Hills, had a baby boy Nov. 2. Grandparents are Marlene and Ron Brayson, of Medina, and Gary and Janet Vincent, of Wakeman.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Does the thought of holiday baking make your mouth water and your head spin at the same time? With Thanksgiving just around the corner and Christmas to follow, no doubt, the thought of baking your traditional favorites comes to mind. Do you wonder how you can get all the baking done you would like and not end up in a holi-daze?
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
WILLARD Voters here retained Larry Jacobs, Solon Kousma and Diana Olson as city council members. Jacobs received roughly 25 percent of the vote, Kousma 29 percent and Olson 26 percent. Challenger JoAnn Jones, who just retired as city clerk, was not elected, receiving just 20 percent of the vote. "I'm glad they put me back in," said Jacobs, who was first elected in the 80s. "Now we've go to get this crime under control."
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Incumbents Grose, Lendrum retained on Norwalk school boardVoters returned both incumbent school board members in Tuesday's election. John Lendrum led the field with 1,711 votes, or 37.6 percent. Mike Grose came in at No. 2, with 1,469 votes, good for 32.3 percent. Steve Linder was close behind with 1,372 votes, 30.1 percent of the vote.