3:35 AM Jul 26, 2010
About 200 people made a stready stream to see the unveiling of Kasper Chevrolet Buick's first 2010 Camaro Saturday and two people are coming back today with possible trade-ins to buy the sleek silver model. "Chevy's done a great job of designing this car," said Dennis White, sales manager for the dealership. "They went back to their heritage … a lot of this model is copied from the late '60s."
3:35 AM Jul 26, 2010
Huron County commissioners will meet with the group from Bowling Green State University Tuesday morning to learn the progress of the economic impact an airport at NASA Plum Brook could have on Huron County. "My understanding is they're coming in to talk to us about it, but it won't be the final product," said Commissioner Larry Silcox.
3:35 AM Jul 26, 2010
Huron County has been chosen to receive $32,460 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county. These funds have been made through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA).
3:35 AM Jul 26, 2010
ASHLAND - Greenwich resident Courtney Asmondy was named salutatorian at Ashland University during commencement exercises Saturday. Asmondy graduated summa cum laude, Gamma Alpha Kappa, with a bachelor of science in education degree with a major in middle grades education. An Ashbrook scholar, she also earned a bachelor of arts degree with a major in history.
3:35 AM Jul 26, 2010
Two Greenwich men must post a $20,000 bond before being released from jail on an allegation they broke into a neighbor's mobile home. Donovan A. Wade, 18, and Raymond L. Zickerfosse, 46, both of 3764 E. U.S. 224, are charged with burglary in connection with a May 1 incident at Woodlyn Acres Mobile Home Park. Norwalk Assistant Law Director T. Douglas Clifford said Wade, of lot 97, and Zickerfosse, of lot 100, live in the same complex as the victim.
3:32 AM Jul 26, 2010
NORWALK Jobs at the Huron County offices uptown went to the crapper earlier this week. Giant fans were brought in to help dry out the Recorder's office on the first floor and the second floor as a toilet overflowed over the weekend on the second floor in the adult probation department. The recorder's staff stayed open until noon on Monday, but couldn't file any documents because the electricity had to be turned off until the water could be cleaned up, Recorder Karen Fries said. Fries closed the office at noon and the staff went home a few hours later, she said.
3:32 AM Jul 26, 2010
A Norwalk resident discovered what suspected to be a human knee joint in his garage on Thursday. Mark Shope was returning home from a fishing trip when he discovered the bone on the floor of his garage.
3:32 AM Jul 26, 2010
A Sandusky man was arrested in Kentucky and charged with the death of Charlotte Evans, a 32-year-old woman whose body was found burning in Resthaven Wildlife Area in Margaretta Township Monday. Timothy K. Tyree, 50, whose last known address is Venice Road in Sandusky, is being held in the Lechter County Jail in Kentucky. Erie County has filed extradition papers to return him to Erie County to face trial.
3:32 AM Jul 26, 2010
A prominent landmark in North Fairfield is the old Congregational Church on North Main Street. It was built in 1849 and dedicated in 1850. For almost a century it was the Sabbath home of the Congregationalists, until they disbanded in 1946.
3:32 AM Jul 26, 2010
MILAN - After passing a renewal property tax and losing a bid for an earned-income tax, the Berlin-Milan superintendent said the district will search for further cuts and consider future tax proposals. "Our next step is simply to give it careful consideration," Superintendent David Snook said. "We know we will have to institute some deeper cuts and decide when we will go back to the ballot."
3:32 AM Jul 26, 2010
Handwriting is becoming a lost art. How many of you even remember the proper way to write an upper case 'Q'? How many of you still put little curly-cues on the ends of your upper case 'W's' or 'M's?
3:32 AM Jul 26, 2010
Bellevue resident Daniel Nunez was found guilty Thursday of all six counts of voyeurism. The 18-year-old victim sat in court holding hands with her mother as the jury announced its verdict. Both women declined to comment afterward.
3:32 AM Jul 26, 2010
Frank Lovato moved his business, Wooden Horse Corp., to the area because Norwalk had everything he needed. "Besides my wife growing up here,' Lovato said, "the resources are fantastic here for a small business. I researched it.'
3:32 AM Jul 26, 2010
The fourth co-defendant in a planned marijuana deal was sentenced Wednesday to up to six months in a prison that focuses on substance abuse treatment. As part of his three years of intensively supervised probation, Keith L. Roberts, 20, of Sandusky, was fined $250 and had his driver's license suspended for six months. Huron County Common Pleas Judge Jim Conway also prohibited him from having any contact with his co-defendants Fermin D. Farias, 54, and Sandusky residents Jamie L. Kirk and Morgan D. Scott, both 20.
3:32 AM Jul 26, 2010
COLLINS Western Reserve High School just added another trophy to its showcase by winning the "Buckle Up America" challenge for the sixth time since 1996. This annual competition observes the number of student and faculty drivers who wear their seatbelts while commuting to and from school. It is sponsored by North Central EMS, Ohio State Highway Patrol Norwalk Post and Summit Motorsports Park. During April, Troopers from the Norwalk Post selected a week to discretely observe the number of students and faculty wearing seat belts during their commute. Western Reserve High School students and faculty members had the highest seatbelt usage at 83 percent. The other participating high schools included Monroeville, with 79 percent; South Central, 73; Norwalk High, 73; Willard, 69; New London, 61; Bellevue, 60; and St. Paul, 53. On Wednesday, North Central EMS Executive Director Don Ballah presented the Western Reserve students with the traveling trophy, which states they are the smartest students in Huron County. Ohio State Highway Patrol Lt. Bryan and Trp. Gockstetter congratulated the students and encouraged them to continue to buckle up.
3:32 AM Jul 26, 2010
MARGARETTA TOWNSHIP - Erie County sheriff's deputies have more information on the burned body of a woman discovered Monday, but still can't identify the homicide victim.
3:32 AM Jul 26, 2010
Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher came to Norwalk to help the city celebrate the first Manufacturers Appreciation Day and promised the state will continue to help local businesses struggle through the tough economy. "If there's anything we can do to help you, we will do it,' he said. "You have my pledge . . . that we will continue to be your risk-sharing, collaborative partners.'
3:32 AM Jul 26, 2010
The getaway driver in the November burglary of a Greenwich veterans home was sentenced to 11 months in prison Tuesday. Megan R. Lillo, 21, of 89 1/2 Harkness St., was fined $250 and ordered to pay $1,682 in restitution for breaking and entering. Huron County Common Pleas Judge Jim Conway also suspended her driver's license for six months.
3:32 AM Jul 26, 2010
mlboose@norwalkreflector.com The Huron County Fair Board has lured another national country music headliner to perform in Norwalk with Craig Morgan set to perform at 7:30 p.m. on Monday, August 17 at the Huron County Fairgrounds.
3:31 AM Jul 26, 2010
Thursday, May 7, 2009 1:34 PM EDT I won!
3:31 AM Jul 26, 2010
Street resurfacing continues in Norwalk. Work is currently being done on Whittlesey Avenue and will also begin on Monday on Westwind Boulevard. Drivers should expect delays in these areas. Locals are encouraged to use alternate routes.