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MONROEVILLE ELEMENTARY Honor Roll
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AVERY - Construction of specialized training modules at the Coles Public Safety Training Center, located at the western edge of the EHOVE Career Center campus, is taking place with the installation of steel beams for the five-story fire behavior tower and labs. Contractor Janotta & Herner has been busy building and assembling specialty training areas, using cranes and front end loaders to install huge piping that will be used for confined space entry training, shipping containers that will become fire behavior labs, and a hazardous materials leak and spill containment pit.
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NORWALK HIGH Academic Boosters Scholarships: Megan Osborn, Stephanie Rickel.
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Toast Fisher-Titus Medical Center for its commitment to give back to the area. First, as part of the collaborative community effort to fight drugs, the hospital donated 100 drug test kits that will be available free of charge to parents. In addition, FTMC has continued its "Helmets for Kids" program this year. Last year, FTMC donated more than 1,200 helmets to area children. Roast a waterline disruption that has left frustrated Eagle Creek residents without drinking water and greatly reduced water pressure. The break was an accident caused by road work on a nearby bridge. But while the city and county work out and construct a permanent solution, residents have been left with a boil order likely to last at least two weeks. Toast all those who participated in Relay for Life in Willard. A fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, Relay is about so much more than generating $46,000 the goal this year. Said one cancer survivor who participated in the event, "This is very emotional. It touches your heart and soul." Norwalk residents will have the opportunity to take part in Relay for Life later this summer.
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"By pursuing his own interest he frequently promotes that of the society more effectually than when he really intends to promote it." Adam Smith wrote those words, and "Joe F" reminded me of them online after this column ran last week. I had written about the graduations of the classes of 2007 at various area high schools.
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Pat Tinker has been after me for months to check out the McBride Arboretum at Firelands College. So I went the other evening and wished I had paid attention to her and visited sooner. It is really very nice.
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John W. Evans, co-owner of the Evans Funeral Home in Norwalk, has been elected a Regional Director and a member of its Board of Directors for the Ohio Funeral Directors Association. The North Region consists of Erie, Huron, Lorain, Ashland, Crawford, Marion, Morrow, Richland, Carroll, Stark, Tuscarawas, Holmes, Medina and Wayne counties. OFDA is one of the largest and most progressive state funeral director associations in the country. As a regional director, he will have oversight of five district presidents and serve on the membership and finance committee for the association. Evans was sworn into office at the State Convention in Columbus in May.
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The legislative committee has confirmed Ohio Sen. Sue Morano will join us at 9 a.m. June 29 for coffee at Sheri's Coffee House. This event is sponsored by Firelands Electric Co-op and we greatly appreciate their interest and efforts to make this opportunity available to our businesses. This will be a good chance to meet Morano and let her know of the issues of importance and concern to your business. There are several items in the pipeline that would have huge impact on businesses should they make it into law.
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An Adams Street woman accused her former live-in boyfriend of attempting to "trap" her vehicle and closely following her after she left an Akron Road business Friday afternoon. The victim told police the suspect was heading west on U.S. 20 when he turned around and followed her into the Federal Credit Union parking lot.
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MILAN - A Milan woman was taken to Firelands Regional Medical Center with possible injuries after her 2006 Honda Accord flipped three times Sunday night on Jeffries Road. Abbey L. Heilman, 23, of 13715 Jeffries Road, was heading west when she went off the right side of the road and hit a culvert, Erie County Sheriff's Capt. Paul Sigsworth said. The Honda then went through a yard in the 11000 block of Jeffries Road, rolled over three times, hit a mailbox and landed on its wheels.
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HIGHWAY PATROL Kimberly A. Buss, 41, of 4045 Ohio 103, Willard, hit a deer May 31 on Townline Road 12.
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No one wants to think about end of life issues, such as advanced directives, living wills and funeral planning. Yet, it is something that everyone will face eventually. That is why Fisher-Titus Medical Center is teaming up with Evans Funeral Home in Norwalk to offer an "End of Life' seminar to the community at 7 p.m. June 19 at FTMC's Norwalk meeting rooms A and B, 272 Benedict Ave., Norwalk.
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LOUDONVILLE - Come experience all-Ohio wines at the fourth annual Wine at the Mill Festival in Loudonville from 1 to 8 p.m. June 23. Four Ohio Wineries, Winery at Wolf Creek, Troutman Vineyards, Ferrante Winery, Chalet Debonne Vineyards and Breitenbach Wine Cellars will be pouring samples of their unique wines for your tasting pleasure. Wine at the Mill Festival also offers great live entertainment from three bands all day long: ‘Flour Power', ‘Rendezvous', and ‘Rib Ticklers'. Bring the kids out for planned family activities and their dazzling Duck Derby. Food, hiking trails and tours of their historic operating Grist Mill dating back to 1831 are also highlights of this fun-filled festival.
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For the third year in a row Norwalk Firefighters Local 1199 has formed a special bond with Matthew and Nathan Lucal of Norwalk who have both been diagnosed with congenital muscular dystrophy. These firefighters are dedicated to helping MDA and the many other families like the Lucals. On June 20, Jamie Starcher and John Soisson of the Norwalk Fire Department will rally together any willing participants at the fire station and ride to MDA summer camp at Camp Cheerful in Strongsville for the third annual Hope Ride.
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Laura Calkins, 24, Milan Immediate family: mom, dad and two older sisters Education: Edison High School and EHOVE; graduated from Ohio Business College.
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WILLARD - Friday night's Relay for Life might have fallen a bit short of its monetary goal, but still proved to be an overwhelming success. The event raised $35,000, which will go toward cancer education and research.
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Editor's Note: Some details were added to this story after Donna Rossman, owner of Charlie's Bar, spoke with the Reflector. A man was stabbed early Sunday morning by his designated driver.
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Authorities searched for a suspect early Sunday morning who fled the scene in connection with a stabbing complaint at Charlie's Bar. Norwalk police officers requested assistance from the Huron County Sheriff's Office at 1:24 a.m. Deputy Randy Chase responded to the Benedict Avenue business one minute later and as of 1:38, was checking the area with police and state troopers. Chase was dispatched to another complaint 30 minutes later.
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Leroy Sprowl fought in World War II and lost his son in Vietnam. Sprowl, a Norwalk resident, visited Sandusky and the traveling Vietnam Wall a couple of times last week. He said he tries to get to the traveling wall whenever it is close to Norwalk.
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Battat Inc. is recalling Parents Magazine Record-A-Voice Toy Cell Phones sold at Target stores from September to January. The metal pin inside the hinge of the cell phone flip-top can fall out, posing a choking hazard. The toy cell phone plays different songs, sound effects and user recorded messages. The Parents logo is visible inside the flip-top and on the battery compartment cover. Only items bearing date codes 090106 through 101206 are involved in this recall. The date code can be located on the bottom of the product packaging and in the battery compartment. Consumers can call (800) 247-6144 to receive a replacement product or refund.
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The more we learn about the sun and its dangers to children, the more important it becomes to practice good sun protection. Did you know that just two childhood sunburns increases the risk of developing skin cancer later? And that children receive 60 to 80 percent of their lifetime sun exposure before the age of 18? This is serious stuff.