4:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Norwalk library and aquatic center came away victorious with their ballot issues in Tuesday's general election. Voters also smiled on the Monroeville school district. Monroeville's village wasn't as fortunate. Neither was the Huron County General Health District.
4:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Does Lynn Chapin live in the first ward? The Huron County Board of Elections is investigating the computer system that divides the city into wards after a citizen questioned Chapin's residency.
4:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
MILAN - Residents overwhelmingly re-elected Robert C. Bickley as mayor Tuesday. He defeated challenger Annie Downing by a 70 to 30 percent margin in Huron County, and a 72 to 27 percent margin in Erie County. "I'm happy with the support and I'll continue to serve like I have for the last four years,' said Bickley, who's been mayor for 28 years.
4:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Plymouth-Shiloh Local School District won't have to worry about its funding taking a hit. Huron County voters in two precincts voted 83 percent to 17 percent against repealing the 1-percent income tax approved in 1991. In Richland County, 496 people (or 60 percent) voted against, versus 332 voters (or 40 percent) voting for the repeal. That tax is worth $700,000.
4:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Several new faces will be in township meetings as four challengers won positions and five incumbents retained their seats in challenged races. Eight of Huron County's 19 townships saw contested races for trustee and/or fiscal officer in Tuesday's general election.
4:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEVILLE - Voters narrowly re-elected Bonnie Beck as village clerk-treasurer Tuesday by a roughly 51 to 48 percent margin. Beck received 158 votes to Reer's 151. "I hope to continue serving the village of Monroeville for the next four years,' said Beck, who will now start her second four-year term. She also served as assistant clerk and office assistant for seven years.
4:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Norwalk's Board of Education should have a master plan detailing building renovations or new construction recommended by the state in May. Once the master plan is complete, the district can decide if it is worth it to the district to complete all the renovations and construction suggested by the state to receive state funds for the project.
4:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Tuesday night's vote count gave Lynn Chapin an eight-vote edge over Scott Krichbaum for Norwalk City Council's fourth ward seat, but he's not conceding until provisional votes are counted in 10 days. "It's too close right now to concede,' Krichbaum said. "There is still a possibility.'
4:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Huron County Board of Elections is investigating the computer system that divides the city into wards after a citizen questioned Lynn Chapin's residency in the first ward. Chapin is eight votes ahead of Scott Krichbaum in the first-ward race, but 16 absentee ballots cast Monday and an undetermined number of provisional ballots have not yet been tallied. The board will not release final vote counts until the provisional ballots have been certified by Nov. 16.
4:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
BEREA - A former Wakeman reserve police officer faces a 30-day suspended jail sentence if he violates his probation for two counts of public indecency. Daniel J. Deusenberry, 26, of Strongsville, was sentenced to three years of probation and fined $150 on each charge Wednesday morning in Berea Municipal Court. Judge Mark Comstock ruled the defendant could serve a five-day sentence in the Strongsville Police Department jail or do 50 hours of community service, said a probation officer who declined to be identified.
4:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Melodie Adelman and Robin Reed were re-elected to the Monroeville board of education in Tuesday's general election. Adelman garnered 541 voted in Huron County, while Reed had 482 and Valerie Ball collected 381.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
NOV. 7, 1929 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 78 years ago:
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SANDUSKY Pity poor Joe. People accuse him of standing idly by while tragedies occur, as though he could care less about the victims.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
MILAN The Edison High School Drama Club is set to perform "Done to Death," about five mystery writers struggling to create a television mystery series. Curtain times and dates are 7:30 p.m. today, Friday and Saturday at the Edison High School Auditorium.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
"America's Finest Singing Machine" will open Towne & Country Players 42nd season at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Ernsthausen Performing Arts Center. The Bowling Green State University's Men's Chorus will present a 20-minute patriotic musical package, along with comedy, pop and traditional show material.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
HURON Norwalk High School won first-place honors in the 23rd annual academic tournament held Saturday at BGSU Firelands. The academic quiz teams from Edison and Perkins high schools captured second and third places. The academic tournament is an academic quiz contest sponsored by BGSU Firelands.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
CLEVELAND One Monroeville student received the Gavel Award and two received honorable mention at the Cleveland Council on World Affairs Model United Nations (MUN) conference Friday at Cleveland State University. Sophomore Adam Mastroianni took home the prestigious gavel award, while junior Tori Rogers and senior Randall Littlejohn were awarded honorable mention for their participation in the 64th biannual conference. More than 18 Cleveland area schools and 300 students attended. Monroeville was the only school from Huron County that participated.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
NORWALK The following were the results of health department inspections of Norwalk-area food establishments and schools in September: FOOD ESTABLISHMENTS
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United Fund NEW LONDON The United Fund drive is within $740 of the $10,000 the community needs to raise by Nov. 15, according to Cathy Carpenter, treasurer of the fund board.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Tom Gerrity, director of the Huron County Board of Elections, said he expects a moderate turnout today and voters should not have to wait long to cast a ballot. "The longest line I've heard of is four people waiting," he said this morning. "We had a couple of bumps getting our machines up and running.
4:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Not too many things can intimidate a judge, but the thought of taking dance lessons left John S. Ridge feeling a bit apprehensive. Earlier this year, Ridge, the longtime judge of Norwalk's municipal court, and his wife, Joyce, signed up for the ballroom/social dance lessons offered at the Ernsthausen Community Center. The daughter of family friends was getting married, so the Ridges joined them and the engaged couple who were preparing for the wedding.