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The Ohio Department of Development offers several programs to help eligible low-income Ohioans pay their utility bills and improve their home's energy efficiency. Apply to get help with home energy assistance, percentage of income payment plan, or home weatherization assistance program. Emergency HEAP requires an appointment with a local provider agency.
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HIGHWAY PATROL No citation was issued Wednesday after the trailer of Timothy M. Stower, 47, of 398 Deep Dale Drive, began to fishtail while he was heading east on Ohio 18. The trailer went off the right side, hit a ditch and overturned onto its right side, with the truck still attached. Stower was not injured.
12:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
NORTH FAIRFIELD - The North Fairfield Public Library is hosting a "Fall into Autumn" crafts, stories and games time from 1 to 2:30 p.m.Oct. 6. Call the library at (419) 744-2285 to reserve a spot. Book swap and coffee continues to meet at 9 a.m. Fridays.
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Casey Masser, 20, Norwalk Immediate family: mother Diane, father Barry, brother Mark.
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Firelands Rails to Trails members and friends are offering a moonlight bike ride on the Huron County section of the North Coast Inland Trail.
12:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
About a thousand people have heard Mayor Sue Lesch deliver a "two-minute commercial" encouraging everyone to attend drug education sessions for adults this week. The commercials are part of an unprecedented anti-drug campaign. But for the mayor, this campaign is not merely a public initiative, it is a private crusade.
12:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
Just how good are our schools? Really? The state's report cards, which came out at the end of the summer, tell us how well they're doing on the standardized tests, but it's hard to say whether that means the schools are effectively preparing our graduates for life.
12:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
The unmistakable sound of nearly 300 Harley-Davidson motorcycles filled the rehabilitation center parking lot Saturday at Fisher-Titus Medical Center for the Margo B. Welfle Memorial Teddy Bear Run. More than 275 riders, each bearing one or more stuffed animals, rumbled into FTMC to donate their cuddly cargo to the hospital's pediatrics department. Thanks to good weather, this year brought more riders and teddy bears than any other.
12:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
FRMC offers parenting class SANDUSKY Firelands Regional Medical Center is offering the parenting class, "The Happiest Baby on the Block." The program is based on the techniques of world-renowned pediatrician, Dr. Harvey Karp. The Happiest Baby program is a national curriculum and is taught by a certified instructor. Among the essential information offered to participants, parents will be taught a step-by-step approach to quickly soothe the fussiest baby. The methods are designed to increase sleep, parental confidence, and family harmony while decreasing stress, frustration, and exhaustion that many times are present when parents are adjusting to the changes a new baby brings. The next "Happiest Baby on the Block" parenting class is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 8 on the first floor at Firelands Regional Medical Center South Campus, 1912 Hayes Ave., Sandusky.
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Monroeville FFA MONROEVILLE On Sept. 14, the Monroeville FFA officer class, and small animal care class traveled to Wayne County, where the Mt. Hope exotic animal sale was held. Mr. Weber adviser of the trip and the Monroeville FFA has sent his classes to this trip for about 12 years now.
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In all cases the programs listed above mean financial benefits to the producers and environmental benefits to us all. USDA has a wide variety of programs that are geared to enhance conservation on our countries soil. The response to these programs in our counties has been overwhelming at times. Each agency has their own programs to offer. For example, NRCS manages the CSP, Conservation Security Program and EQIP, the Environmental Quality Incentive Program. FSA manages the general Conservation Reserve Signups when authorized, CREP, the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program, and CCRP, the Continuous Conservation Reserve program.
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SEPT. 22, 1937 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 70 years ago:
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Steuben UCC STEUBEN Sunday is the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost. The scripture lessons, based on the theme "In Jesus' Name," are Jeremiah 8:18-9:1; Psalm 79:1-9; 1 Timothy 2:1-7; and Luke 16:1-13. The Rev. Patricia E. Welch, pastor and teacher, will lead worship during the 11 a.m. service. Large print bulletins will be available.
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Week of Sept. 24 to Sept. 28 (All meals served with milk)
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Q: What did we do this summer? A: The Norwalk City School District is fortunate to have a permanent improvement levy which is used to maintain and improve our buildings and grounds. Our 3.0 mill permanent improvement levy was first passed by the voters in 1982 and has been renewed every five years since then; most recently in November of 2006. The permanent improvement levy generates approximately $500,000 per year and cannot be used for salaries fringe benefits, teaching materials, or for the day-to-day operations of the schools.
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MUNICIPALITIES Bellevue
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RR Donnelley lauds longtime employee WILLARD Ron Fluharty will celebrate 25 years of service at RR Donnelley in Willard on Sept. 27.
12:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
COLLINS The administrators from both Western Reserve and St. Paul are going to use the upcoming football game between the schools to develop some friendly rivalry that will benefit a good cause. Western Reserve Superintendent Doug Solet told the board of education Wednesday he and Principal Tom Lehman have been working with St. Paul President Walter Klimaski and Principal Jim Tokarsky to make the "Battle of Route 20" a memorable event for both schools.
12:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
FOSTORIA Ag Credit, an agricultural lending cooperative, has distributed a record $10.4 million of cash to its stockholders in 2007. The 2007 cash distributions began with an impressive $6.03 million of the cooperative's 2006 profits being paid immediately in cash in April.
12:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
A co-conspirator in the violent March 18 home invasion in rural Greenwich will have his turn in court. Eric Cover, 20, of Galion, pleaded innocent Friday morning in Huron County Common Pleas Court to two counts each of felonious assault and kidnapping. He entered a similar plea to one charge each of robbery, aggravated robbery, aggravated burglary and conspiracy.
12:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
MILAN The annual sunflower contest sponsored by the Milan Garden Club was recently held at Milan Elementary School. The seeds for the sunflowers were donated by Keefer Lawn and Garden on Ridge Road in Willard, and were distributed to the students last May. Measurement of the longest distance across the sunflower head is how the winners are determined. This year's Grand Champion is third-grader Autumn Rakosky, with a measurement of 21 feet. Other winners were first-graders Caleb Jones (first place) Vernon Kluding (second place); second-graders Olivia Cummings (first place) and Bryce Roberts (second place); third-graders Ian Churchill (first place) and Ming Mesenburg (second place); fourth-graders Justin Sanchez (first place) and Briana Cummings (second place); and fifth-graders Hannah Charville (first place) and Tori Stallkamp (second place).