1:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Huron County General Health District will offer several ways for residents to receive their seasonal influenza vaccine this year. There will be two "drive-thru" clinics, and shots can be scheduled at any of the Health District's three clinic locations Norwalk, Willard and Bellevue. Pneumonia vaccine will also be available at either "drive-thru clinic" or by appointment at a health district office.
1:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Huron County General Health District will offer several ways for residents to receive their seasonal influenza vaccine this year. There will be two "drive-thru' clinics, and shots can be scheduled at any of the Health District's three clinic locations - Norwalk, Willard and Bellevue. Pneumonia vaccine will also be available at either "drive-thru clinic' or by appointment at a health district office. The first "drive-thru' clinic will be held from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Oct. 12 at the Bellevue VFW, 6104 US 20 East, Bellevue. The second "drive-thru' clinic will be held at the Huron County Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 18. Gates will open at 8 a.m.; staff will begin to give shots at 9.
1:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
Gerry Faust, former Notre Dame head football coach, told Norwalk Catholic School students and parents they can accomplish anything with love and determination. "If you love, you give, you dream and you work hard, you'll be a success in whatever you do," Faust said Wednesday at the Spirit Day rally held as part of homecoming week festivities.
1:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
A child in the home of State Rep. Matt Barrett (D-Amherst) is responsible for the photo of topless woman that appeared during a PowerPoint presentation on Tuesday. "Right now I'd like to keep this a family matter," Barrett said this morning when reached by cell phone. "It's a time for me to just be a dad."
1:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
Norwalk High School students literally snaked their way to Whitney Field Wednesday during the annual "Snake Dance" tradition. The walk preceded a rally ceremony at Whitney Field, which included music by the Trucker marching band, chants and a bonfire. Nobody seemed to know just how far the snake dance goes back, but several people attending said it is a long-time Norwalk High School tradition.
1:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
OCT. 3, 1902 The top stories in the Evening Herald on this date 105 years ago:
1:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
CLYDE - Riders In The Sky, America's favorite cowboys, are coming to the Clyde High School Auditorium. Communities for the Arts will host this concert at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13. As soon as the concert begins, be prepared to hear Riders famous trademark greeting, "mighty fine and a great big Western 'Howdy' all of you buckaroos and buckarettes."
1:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
CLEVELAND - Let us toast, with arsenic-free elderberry wine of course, Cleveland's Great Lakes Theatre Festival for a wickedly funny production of the madcap, devilishly delicious 1939 farce "Arsenic and Old Lace." Credit production director Drew Barr and Co. for recognizing the darkness in Joseph Kesselring's black comedy. It focuses on two kindly elderly sisters, Abby and Martha Brewster, who take lonely elderly men into their home and practice a rather twisted version of "charity."
1:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Shift happens. That was the message at a newspaper meeting I attended last week. The "shift" in this case was more and more people turning to the Web for their news and information needs.
1:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
When it comes to protecting the environment, every little bit helps. That was the case recently in Norwalk at the first organized collection of hazardous waste. A total of 726 vehicles came through the line with various hazardous materials for disposal. The collection netted a total of 66,850 pounds of waste.
1:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Huron County Board of Elections announces absentee ballots for the Nov. 6, 2007 general election are available beginning today. Registered voters may vote at the board of elections office, 180 Milan Ave. in Norwalk, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 20, Oct. 27 and Nov. 3. As a result of the death of U.S. Rep Paul Gillmor (R-Old Fort), a special primary election also will be held Nov. 6 for the Fifth Congressional District. Absentee ballots for the special primary will be available Oct. 16. Registered voters may vote at the board of elections from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday and from 9 a.m. to noon Oct. 20, Oct. 27 and Nov. 3.
1:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Ohio Planning Conference (OPC) presented Norwalk an award for its Comprehensive Plan at a luncheon on Sept. 21 where Gov. Ted Strickland was the keynote speaker. Norwalk was selected for the 2007 award for the top comprehensive plan of "unusually high merit" completed for a small jurisdiction, defined by OPC as communities with less than 100,000 residents.
1:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
A beautiful fall Saturday and an invitation to relive the past brought many alumni of St. Paul High School back to Norwalk Sept. 29. The occasion was the annual gathering sponsored by the St. Paul Alumni Association. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...
1:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
NORWALK FIRE Notified the Huron County Sheriff's Office about the owner of 81 S. Old State Road about burning trash in a burn barrel, which firefighters extinguished at 9:17 a.m. Tuesday. Firefighters had warned the owner Saturday to not use the burn barrel, which the stepson said he would get rid of. Returned to station at 9:37.
1:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Army Pvt. Benjamin J. Peralta has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Benning, Columbus, Ga. During the nine weeks of training, the soldier received training in drill and ceremonies, weapons, map reading, tactics, military courtesy, military justice, physical fitness, first aid, and Army history, core values and traditions.
1:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
A committee will consider proposals today made by local businessman Stan Obrenovich at Tuesday night's city council meeting for large signs at Norwalk city limits. The city limit signs Obrenovich is proposing would be six feet wide and made of recycled plastic, with an advertising life of 400 years.
1:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
The trial of former Huron County Sheriff's Detective Matthew S. Spencer has been pushed back again. Spencer, 34, will face charges of theft in office, tampering with records, tampering with evidence, insurance fraud and falsification starting Jan. 14. The previous trial date was Oct. 15, and before that it had been scheduled for late July.
1:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
All State Rep. Matt Barrett was trying to do was explain to a group of Norwalk High School seniors how a bill becomes law. When the image from the PowerPoint presentation popped up, Barrett could not believe his eyes; the image of a naked woman had appeared on the screen. He quickly unplugged the system. "It took a second to realize 'Wow what's going on here,'" Barrett said. "I immediately apologized."
1:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
OCT. 2, 1902 The top stories in The Evening Herald on this date 105 years ago:
1:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Elisha Myers will join a very select group of some of the most highly acclaimed students in Ohio to take part in an extraordinary leadership conference Oct. 25 to 28 sponsored by the Congressional Youth Leadership Council (CYLC). Elisha, the daughter of Thomas and Karen Myers of Norwalk, will participate in the four-day National Young Leaders State Conference in Ohio, which will be held in Columbus.
1:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
AVERY - A muffin and a hot cup of coffee await parents of EHOVE Career Center students who drop by campus on Friday to take a look at their son's or daughter's program as part of the Muffins for Moms and Dads event. EHOVE is hosting Muffins For Moms and Dads from 9 to 11 a.m. as a way to acquaint parents with their child's vocational lab and learning experience. If parents cannot attend, the invitation is extended to aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, grandparents or neighbors.