On Friday, Woodlawn Avenue between East Main Street and Seminary Street will be closed due to sewer repairs and paving. Bus traffic only will be permitted. Use an alternate route. Woodlawn Avenue between Mill Street and Seminary Street will reopen for access. Also, due to water main repairs, Seminary Street will be shut down from Woodlawn Avenue to Benedict Avenue from 6 a.m. to noon Saturday.
HIGHWAY PATROL John M. Harden, 36, of Medina, was charged with failing to keep all loads properly secured in an Aug. 27 incident on U.S. 250. A hose fell off the trailer Harden's truck was pulling and hit the vehicle driven by Amanda M. Youngless, 28, of 287 N. Ohio 60, New London.
In today's economy, people are finding it harder and harder to afford their medicine for a variety of reasons. Help is here. Fisher-Titus Medical Center's prescription assistance program offers uninsured and underinsured persons help in accessing pharmaceutical companies' prescription assistance programs. "Our role is to help those persons complete the paperwork required for these programs," said Jill Schafer, FTMC's community relations coordinator.
Through FTMC's efforts to expand heart and vascular services, the cardiologists and "tools" needed for diagnostic procedures such as heart catheterizations are right here in this community. "We have taken many measures to enhance our technology and recruit additional highly experienced physicians and staff so that we can offer these important services to our community," said FTMC President Patrick J. Martin.
Birthday bash NEW LONDON - Happy 100th birthday to New London's Raymond Noss, who was born Sept. 25, 1907. This Ruggles Township resident worked for the New York Central Railroad for 44 years and after retiring took up farming and woodworking.
Does the idea of selling to the world from the comfort of your own home appeal to you? Did you know that eBay has more than 3.5 million registered users just in the state of Ohio? This in-depth beginner's course will teach you everything you need to know to begin selling your own treasures on eBay. Two sessions will be offered, session one will be from 12:30 to 4 p.m. Saturday and session two from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Oct. 9 and 11. Both sessions will be held at the Ernsthausen Community Center meeting room. Cost is $30 per session (includes manual); $10 due at time of registration, $20 due to instructor at the beginning of the class. All participants must be registered by Sept. 27. Youth Yoga This class will help your child acquire a general knowledge of the body, learn about correct posture, strength, and flexibility. Children of all physical abilities are welcome, as yoga is not achievement-oriented. Each child will achieve to their own level. At the end of each class, children will learn relaxation, concentration, and practice being quiet and still. Class sessions will be held from 6:15 to 7 p.m. on Mondays, Oct. 1 to 22 at Ernsthausen Community Center meeting room. Children ages 6 to 10 years are welcome to register. Cost is $12 member/$16 universal. All participants must be registered by Oct. 28.
Police say Friday's fire at 23 Newton St. was set by two 10-year-old girls. One of the mothers hopes her daughter will be cleared of all charges if any are filed. "Obviously we had a suspicious fire," Norwalk Police Chief Kevin Cashen said.
The Norwalk Truckers will try to make and break history Friday night at Bellevue Athletic Field. The Truckers, 3-2 overall on the season and 1-1 in the Northern Ohio League, face the Redmen, who come in at 1-4 and 0-2.
One push of Tina Runnels' abdomen brought a wonder of wonders, miracle of miracles into the world: A healthy 21/2-pound baby boy. The birth early this morning is all the more remarkable, considering she had the baby in a vehicle and that Runnels had already had a miscarriage and almost miscarried this baby.
As Kalahari Resort continues to expand outward, its leaders are turning their attention inward and downward. They plan to take guests where no guest has gone before. As part of the "Beyond the Slides" tour, Kalahari associates will lead guests through vital areas previously only accessible to employees for an exclusive look at the Perkins Township resort's inner workings and intricate operations.
SEPT. 26, 1958 The top stories in the Reflector-Herald on this date 49 years ago:
It has been a pleasure to recently learn more about the Firelands Symphony Orchestra. The 2007-2008 season will be full of excitement as the search for a new music director/conductor takes place. That conductor search began this summer when 120 candidates applied for the position. The musicians' committee narrowed the to nine and after extensive telephone interviews, four finalists were selected to be guest conductors during the coming orchestral season.
It was a good weekend for good news in the Firelands area. It started Friday morning when Norwalk resident Bob Spettle won the Relly Award as "Bob the Wet Guy" on "LIVE with Regis and Kelly."
PLYMOUTH - Carolyn Bast, a seventh-grade science teacher at Shiloh Middle School, will receive the Governor's Award for Excellence in Youth Science Opportunities. The Ohio Academy of Science selected 83 Ohio schools and 222 teachers to receive Governor's Awards for Excellence in Youth Science Opportunities for their accomplishments during the 2006-2007 school year. The Ohio Department of Education will issue special certificates.
The Huron County Board of Elections is reminding citizens of Huron County that they must register to vote or change their name or address by Oct. 9 in order to be eligible to vote in the Nov. 6 General Election and the Special Primary Election for the vacant 5th Congressional District Seal to be held on Nov. 6. You are qualified to register to vote in Ohio if you meet all of the following requirements:
Local country singers Dave and Jill James will perform this weekend at the benefit for Marianne DeWitt, a 10-year-old local girl born with cataracts. The event will take place from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Norwalk Catholic School cafeteria, and the couple will perform from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The dinner costs $5 per person.
A Norwalk man was sentenced Tuesday to 11 months in prison for being about $44,000 behind in paying child support. James E. Roberts Jr., 31, of 18 1/2 State St., pleaded guilty Aug. 13 to one count of non-support of dependents. In a plea deal, the state agreed to dismiss three similar charges.
WILLARD POLICE The Sept. 17-23 Willard Police Department blotter had the following highlights:
HIGHWAY PATROL William D. Ott, 47, of 313 Gibbs Road, was charged with failure to control Friday after he went off the right side of Gibbs Road and hit a ditch.
Freehling, cat Cosmo returning to library "Meet the Author" is a new adult program for library patrons but Norwalk Public Library is inviting some of the favorite local authors back from over the last few years including Janet Freehling and her therapy cat, Cosmo, director Martin Haffey said.
If you attend Western Reserve or South Central local schools, you qualify to ride the bus merely by being a student of that school district. The regulation, adopted by the school boards of those districts, exceeds stipulations in the Ohio Revised Code regarding school transportation that a) kindergartners through eighth graders are eligible to ride the bus if they live more than two miles from the school they attend and b) that school districts may, but are not required to provide transportation to high school students. If they choose to do so, school boards are permitted to enact restrictions, according to how far away high school students live.