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.
11:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
A fire engulfed a trailer this morning owned by Charles Case, located on Ohio 601 between Gibbs Road and U.S. 20. Charles' sister, Janet Castle, said Case has no insurance and is looking for some help. He is raising his 5-year-old grandson.
11:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
SEPT. 12, 1974 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector on this date 33 years ago:
11:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
Norwalk resident Natalie Thurston said she holds the Republican administration and their foreign policies, not all Republican voters, responsible for the Iraq policy. Also, she is a former Tiffin University student, not a current one.
11:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
Watching a little bit of the Gen. David Patraeus/Ambassador Ryan Crocker appearance before a couple House committees Monday afternoon, I couldn't help come to the conclusion that U.S. servicemen and women will be in Iraq in large numbers for a long time. At least until Jan. 20, 2009, when it is widely predicted that, for good or ill, some sort of Democrat will be moving into the White House.
11:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
A Greenwich man was sentenced Tuesday to three months in jail for cultivating marijuana and possessing criminal tools. In addition to the 90-day jail sentence, Christopher D. Junk, 47, of 2165 Omega Road, was sentenced to three years of probation for the Jan. 29 offense. He also was fined a total of $1,000 for the two fifth-degree felonies and had his driver's license suspended for six months.
11:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
SANDUSKY - The North American In-Water Boat Show opens today and runs through Sunday. The show features more than 700 power and sail boats and dozens of on-land display booths. Now an end-of-the-summer boating tradition, the show got its start in 1973 after Norm Schultz, then president of the Lake Erie Marine Trades Association, visited an in-water boat show in Annapolis, Md.
11:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
Brandon Taft's face is still tender from the severe beating he sustained during a violent March 18 burglary. He testified he believed there were two suspects "on me all the time" and another person who dragged his fiancee out of her bed. The couple's 2-month-old son was in the Greenwich Milan Townline Road mobile home at the time.
11:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
HURON - The University of Toledo College of Nursing, in cooperation with Bowling Green State University College of Health and Human Services, will hold an open forum for registered nurses from 2 to 5 p.m. Tuesday in the East Lounge of Foundation Hall at BGSU Firelands. The open forum is for individuals interested in pursuing the RN to bachelor of science in nursing degree and master of science in nursing (MSN) degree with majors in adult nurse practitioner/clinical nurse specialist, family nurse practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner, psychiatric-mental health clinical nurse specialist and nurse educator.
11:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
HIGHWAY PATROL Troopers are investigating a crash Tuesday on Old State Road near Ohio 162. Steven M. Smith, 34, of 3571 Austin Drive, Willard, went off Old State Road and hit a ditch while avoiding an oncoming white pickup truck that continued heading south. Smith reported possible injuries, but wasn't transported.
11:25 AM Jul 25, 2010
Two key volunteers are being sought this month as the Norwalk Girl Scout service unit reorganizes and open registration for Girl Scouts is taking place, according to Christine Michael, membership services field manager, Girl Scouts of Erie Shores. The positions are service unit director and service unit treasurer. The Norwalk service unit is one of more than 30 service units in the Erie Shores Council, which serves Huron, Erie, Lorain, Sandusky and Seneca counties. It is the largest service unit in Huron County with 27 troops and more than 360 girls.