11:35 AM Jul 25, 2010
Norwalk Fire Department Capt. Tom Frey estimated the damage to Thursday's trailer fire at $15,000 $10,000 for the structure and $5,000 in content damage. He said he saw no evidence of arson, and no sign of arson. "As soon as we got water on it, it went right out," said Frey, who helped extinguish the fire.
11:35 AM Jul 25, 2010
Huron County Prosecutor Russell Leffler called it an "outrage" that several intruders broke down the door of the mobile home of rural Greenwich couple Brandon Taft and April Spain and assaulted Taft. The prosecutor accused Jeremy Holmberg, 27, of 2714 Center St., New London, of masterminding the violent March 18 home invasion. A jury started deliberating late Thursday afternoon on the charges of felonious assault, kidnapping, aggravated burglary, robbery and aggravated robbery.
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
Small or large, area marching bands work long hours getting ready for halftime shows. The 120-piece Edison High School marching band, under the direction of Denise Reilly, rehearses for an hour in the middle of every school day.
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
SEPT. 13, 1958 The top stories in the Reflector-Herald on this date 49 years ago:
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
I'm going to take a break for a bit. That's my plan after four concerts and two high school football games in nine days.
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
Dear Jane, When I come home from work, I want to be able to just relax at home. Do you have any suggestions on how I can get into a state of Zen upon my return home each evening?
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
Who graduated from Norwalk High School in 2000, graduated from Syracuse College in New York State in 2004, spent two years living in Ukraine where she served with the Peace Corps, and plans to leave Oct. 10 for 10 months in Burma? Abby Vogus, that's who. Not to mention that she got married less than a week ago, and although she's leaving soon for Burma with her new husband, she doesn't speak a word of Burmese.
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
Duty. Honor. Courage. Sacrifice. We should take time to commemorate those who lived through the carnage and those who gave their lives six years ago, Sept. 11, 2001.
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEVILLE - Village council decided Tuesday the fire department's insurance company will have to pay for an accidental water line break that occurred during work performed by the department two weeks ago. Council members initially disagreed as to whether the village should waive the cost and pay for the repairs or the insurance company should fork over the roughly $3,000. The accident occurred during a training exercise, and was a first-time occurrence, clerk/treasurer Bonnie Beck said.
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
5th quarter The Norwalk Parks and Recreation Department along with Norwalk Alliance Church are again offering a series of 5th quarters.
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
The city of Norwalk fall trash pickup will take place the week of Sept. 17. Residents can set out unlimited trash or large items on their regular trash day at no extra charge.
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
Huron County Master Gardeners invite gardening enthusiasts to their annual fall plant sale ,which will take place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday at the Huron County Fairgrounds home arts building No. 25. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
NORWALK POLICE A Harkness Street resident said she wanted to file charges against her 18-year-old son in connection with taking her car to Fremont without permission Wednesday. Police requested the Fremont post of the state Highway Patrol and Sandusky County Sheriff's Office periodically check the home of the son's friend.
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
Kids are back to school and both kids and parents are adjusting to the routine for the school year. Including a nutritious breakfast as part of that daily routine is very important in helping kids succeed in school. The most important ten minutes of the day could be the time spent eating a healthy breakfast. Breakfast is skipped more than any other meal of the day with up to 59 percent of all children and teenagers missing breakfast more than three times a week. The percentage of children, teens and adults skipping breakfast has increased over time. Children and teens skip breakfast more often as they get older. Girls skip breakfast more often than boys.
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
Only 13 percent of women view heart disease as a health threat, even though it's women's No. 1 killer, according to the American Heart Association. In fact, one in 2.6 female deaths are from cardiovascular disease, compared with one in 30 from breast cancer. "Cardiovascular disease (CVD) kills over 480,000 women a year, about one per minute," said Dr. Raj Karnik, a member of Fisher-Titus Medical Center's medical staff and a cardiologist with University of Toledo Physicians heart and vascular. "Women need to take charge of their health and be educated about this deadly disease."
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
Troy and Jennifer Jaqua (Brown) of Virginia Beach, Va. are the parents of a baby girl, Autumn Rose Jaqua, born Sept. 1 at Naval Medical Center, Portsmouth. Both parents are on active duty in the Navy. Grandparents are Doug and Bev Jaqua and John and Nancy Brown, of Collins.
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
Red Cross blood drive Fisher-Titus Medical Center, 272 Benedict Ave., Norwalk, will host an American Red Cross blood drive from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 28 in the hospital auditorium.
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
The first thing April Spain did after the robbers left her rural Greenwich mobile home was check on her son. The 2-month-old boy had slept through the entire violent encounter. One of Spain's suspected attackers, Jeremy Holmberg, 27, of 2714 Center St., New London, was indicted June 22 on two counts each of felonious assault and kidnapping in connection with the March 18 incident. He also is charged with one count each of aggravated burglary, robbery, aggravated robbery.
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
COLUMBUS - A new law governing access to records on concealed weapons permits is confusing some county sheriffs and stirring disagreement among legislative supporters. At least one state official is calling for it be challenged in the courts. The law, set to take effect Sept. 29, was passed in December as a compromise between lawmakers backed by the National Rifle Association (NRA) and others who think the permits should be public records.
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
Wendy Russell and Howard Wilde, an engaged Norwalk couple, were injured when their motorcycle hit a deer in Lorain County Tuesday evening and are in stable condition at Cleveland Metro Hospital. Russell, 48, was lifeflighted to Cleveland Metro to be treated for broken ribs, a broken clavicle and a skull fracture. Wilde, 51, suffered broken ribs, a broken collarbone, broken bones in his face and a punctured lung and was taken to Allen Memorial Hospital in Oberlin. He was later transferred to Cleveland Metro. The hospital reported that both Russell and Wilde are in stable condition.
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
After receiving 10 citations for violating zoning regulations, Spin to Win has filed a lawsuit in United States District Court to stop what the business calls "continuing illegal harassment" from Norwalk officials. The suit asks for $200,000 in compensatory damages and $2 million in punitive damages for Spin to Win owner David Pugh, business operators Ed and Bonnie Cordle, and James Loyer, the owner of the Water Street property where the business is located.