5:55 PM Jul 25, 2010
Not only is Santa Claus coming to town, but Gov. Ted Strickland is, too. Strickland and Robin Weirauch, Democratic candidate for the 5th Congressional district, will both be in Norwalk on Saturday to meet people gathered for the Light Up Norwalk celebration uptown.
5:55 PM Jul 25, 2010
MILAN - It only took a Huron County crew a day to temporarily repair U.S. 250 to make the road safe for the coming winter. Heavy rains caused extensive erosion on the northbound lane in the village limits and when Milan informed the Ohio Department of Transportation (ODOT), the state agency demanded the village spend $100,000 to make immediate repairs.
5:55 PM Jul 25, 2010
NEW LONDON - Three New London boys confessed to police to vandalizing Christmas decorations at five village homes Monday. The damage ranged from lighting strings being destroyed to large inflatable globes being slashed. New London Police Chief Mark Holden said vandalism occurred throughout the village.
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
AVERY - EHOVE Ghrist Adult Career Center offers those with little or no foodservice or healthcare experience a program to become a certified dietary manager. Dietary managers are specially trained foodservice managers who supervise the dietetic services in nursing homes, retirement communities, hospitals, and schools.
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
"Cat Lady" should have been seeking help two litters ago. She is an example of an irresponsible "owner" of animals and thanks to her we now have nine more unwanted kittens and left to her we would have how many more.... you do the math. There are programs out there. One is go to Human Society of Erie County, take in $32 for a male or $45 for a female. Real money no checks or credit cards and they will give you a date ... the last Tuesday of the month
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
With the holiday season upon us, it's a perfect time to discuss something that's been on my mind lately moderation. There was a time in this country when children were taught that moderation was a good thing. Not just in our food or alcohol intake which is important but in just about all aspects of our lives. It's not like that anymore.
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Huron County Board of Elections has dodged a bullet. The 1st Ward race for Norwalk City Council was close. Too close to call. Lynn Chapin was ahead by just eight votes after the ballots were counted on Election Day.
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
NEW LONDON - Water, sewer and sanitation rates will be going up Jan. 1 if ordinances introduced Monday pass their final reading in December. In a council workshop more than a week ago, members discussed challenges facing the village, including EPA mandates, water tower repairs, storm sewer upgrades and equipment replacement. With no money for any of these projects, members agreed an increase in rates was a necessity.
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
Robin Weirauch, Democratic candidate for the open 5th District Congressional seat, told area Democrats Monday that Congress is broken and she can be part of the fix. "If it ain't broke, don't fix it," she said, "but we clearly know that Washington is broken."
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Friends of the Norwalk Public Library have received a $1,050 donation from a silent auction sponsored by Don Tester Ford of Norwalk. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
NEW LONDON - Three New London boys, ages 12 to 16, confessed to police to vandalizing Christmas decorations at five village homes Monday. The damage ranged from lighting strings being destroyed to large inflatable globes being slashed. "They were walking around, destroying whatever they wanted. ... We've got about $1,500 worth of damage so far."
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
Poinsettia sale The FTMC Auxiliary will sponsor a poinsettia sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Dec. 7 in the Ghrist Room (across from the gift shop) in the FTMC Patient Pavilion located off Fisher-Titus Parkway in Norwalk. Proceeds will benefit the FTMC Auxiliary.
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
NEW LONDON - Ryan Pippert and Tyler Green are Boy Scouts who recently achieved the rank of Eagle. Pippert's Eagle project was renovation of the Salvation Army headquarters on Akron Street by building shelves and painting walls, and Green placed benches and mile markers around the rim of the reservoir.
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
As the holidays approach, Hospice of North Central Ohio will again illuminate the season with a Tree of Lights in Ashland, Loudonville, Mansfield, New London and Shelby. The lights on each tree symbolize a time of remembrance and appreciation for loved ones and friends. As part of this annual tradition, a Tree of Lights Memorial Service will be held on Sunday at Trinity Lutheran Church, 508 Center St., Ashland. Music will begin at 4:30 p.m. and the service will begin at 5. The service is open to the public and will conclude with an informal reception.
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
Pet show CLYDE - A new holiday best-dressed pet show will be held as part of Winesburg Christmas Weekend in Clyde at 2 p.m. Saturday at the North Main Street Clyde fire station.
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
Fisher-Titus Medical Center has earned the Gold Seal of Approval(tm) from The Joint Commission as a Primary Stroke Center. Fisher-Titus earned this distinction after the Joint Commission conducted an on-site review in November. Only 21 Ohio hospitals have received this certification. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
Kids: Do you have what it takes at the charity stripe? Now's your chance to prove it.
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
The 18 voters on North Foster Street aren't the only mistakes in the board of election's computer system. Director Tom Gerrity said this morning that 92 Wooster St. was moved to the 4th Ward and should be in the 1st Ward and 34 James St. was placed in the 3rd Ward and should be in the 2nd Ward.
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
City council will vote next week on an ordinance banning any more exterior furnaces from being installed in the city. Then they will take some time to decide what to do with the ones already here. Dale Sheppard, safety/service director, urged council to ultimately ban all exterior furnaces. "Banning these things is the appropriate thing to do because they are nasty devices," he said.
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
A Willard man has been released from a Toledo hospital after being injured in a hunting mishap Tuesday morning in Greenfield Township. Floyd Hicks, 41, of 1835 Thomas Road, had been listed in critical condition in the intensive care unit of St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. However, Hicks had been discharged as of this morning, hospital spokeswoman Jana Zervos said.
5:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
The 7-point buck emerged from a bush and didn't stand a chance. The animal was met with a bullet from the gun of Collins resident Jim Starr, who was hunting Tuesday afternoon with some friends.