5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Norwalk is going green and invites the public and businesses to come along. Senator Sue Moreno will attend the Green Team meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday at Norwalk Furniture to discuss Gov. Ted Strickland's energy plan and deregulation of utilities.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
MILAN - The Milan post of the state Highway Patrol named Lorain resident Edwin Lopez Jr. as its trooper of the year. Lopez is a six-year veteran with the patrol, having worked his entire career at the Milan post after he graduated from the academy. He is an Elyria Catholic High School graduate. Lopez attended Lorain Community College, working toward a degree in police science.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEIVLLE - Village school board members on Monday unanimously approved purchasing a set of bleachers (300 seats) at a cost of $5,000. Superintendent Carol Girton said the school's insurance company indicated the seats needed upgrading.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
WAKEMAN - The movie "Shrek the Third" will be shown at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Wakeman library. This film is 92 minutes long and is rated PG. Popcorn will be provided and viewers may bring a drink with a screw-on cap. Also, a drawing for a "Shrek" tin of flavored popcorn will be held at the end of the program. Students in grades five to 12 are invited to "Wii at the Wakeman Library", at 5 p.m. Nov. 27. No experience or equipment is necessary. Owners of Nintendo DS may bring that to link up with other users or use it with Pokemon Revolution. Other games will be available to play during waiting time. Snacks will be provided.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
WILLARD - Do you know what your cholesterol numbers are? You can find out. On Dec. 6 Mercy Hospital of Willard will be offering a cholesterol screening, which will include a total cholesterol, LDL, HDL, triglycerides, glucose and blood pressure. Participants will receive their results immediately and will be educated about the results. Twelve hours of fasting is recommended for the most accurate results. Diabetics should check with their physician before fasting. Heart disease is the number one killer of women and men in the United States. Your blood cholesterol level has a lot to do with your chances of getting heart disease. High blood cholesterol is one of the major risk factors for this disease. The higher your blood cholesterol level, the greater your risk is for developing heart disease or having a heart attack.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Twilight Gardens The Rev. Romyne Strickland started his Bible study again. He spoke on the examination of Abraham, a great man of faith, the father of all who believe.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
MONROEVILLE - The school board Monday unanimously approved the resignation of Amanda Kreps as head varsity cheerleader adviser. Board members unanimously approved Caroline Schnetzer in her place. Board members voted without discussion, and Kreps did not attend the meeting. She could not be reached for comment.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Imagine the chemistry possibilities between two performers who not only share with each other the love of music, but each other. You might witness that chemistry if you attend the 7:30 p.m. Wednesday performance featuring Jamestown at the Norwalk Theatre.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
There could be a new civil trial to determine damages in the 2004 stabbing death of an 11-year-old foster girl. "Nothing has been scheduled or set," said Toledo attorney Joan Szuberla, who represented the county in the March trial. "It's hanging out there."
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Two years ago when a hungry stray cat came to her doorstep, animal lover Judy Wahl started feeding it outside. Now she's got a problem because she's moving to an apartment and doesn't know how the 11 outside cats she now feeds will survive.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
Bellevue Police have identified a teenager in Pennsylvania as the person responsible for last month's bomb scare at Bellevue High School. Capt. Matt Johnson drove to Nanty Glo, Pa. on Monday to confront an 18-year-old college freshman who had posted a threatening message on the Sandusky Register's Web site on Oct. 23 about a student hostage/lockdown drill held at the school.
5:10 PM Jul 25, 2010
These are the highlights from St. Paul's regional final game against Hopewell last night. The final score was Hopewell 26, St. Paul 14.
5:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Ballots for this year's county committee election were mailed to eligible voters on Nov. 2. Voters must complete their ballots and return them to the Farm Service Agency county office by the close of business on Dec. 3. If mailed, ballots must be postmarked by midnight Dec. 3.
5:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
New London FFA NEW LONDON - On Oct. 25 through the 27 three New London FFA members attended the 80th National Convention of FFA. The convention was held at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis, Ind.
5:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Steuben UCC STEUBEN - Sunday is the Twenty-fifth Sunday after Pentecost. The scripture lessons, based on the theme "New Heaven, New Earth," are Isaiah 65:17-25, Psalm 98, 2 Thessalonians 3:6-13; and Luke 21:5-19. The Rev. Patricia E. Welch, pastor and teacher, will lead worship during the 11 a.m. service. Large print and children's bulletins will be available.
5:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
8 Granny Smith apples, peeled and sliced 1 heaping cup of sugar
5:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
BERLIN HEIGHTS - Lorrie Mitnik is known for baking pies. So it should be no surprise the Berlin Heights cook is featuring her Granny Smith apple pie recipe this week. In fact, Mitnik is known for decorating the top of her pies. She "draws" the design with a pearing knife, usually a cherry for a cherry pie, etc. It takes one to five minutes to complete the signature top.
5:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Week of Nov. 19 to Nov. 21 No school Thursday or Friday
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NORWALK HIGH Principal's list
5:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Sandusky campus of Ohio Business College recently awarded two scholarships to Stacy Cook of New London and Jerimiah Lazzara of Sandusky. Both Lazzara and Cook applied for GED scholarships upon completion of their GED studies. Each quarter OBC offers two $500 scholarships to graduates of the GED ABLE programs in Norwalk and Sandusky. Cook is pursing an associate degree in medical administrative assistant and states that she is doing so because of the numerous opportunities in the medical field. She has two children and enrolled at Ohio Business College after completing the ABLE Program in Norwalk.
5:05 PM Jul 25, 2010
Over the past 60 years or so the state of Ohio has come up with various means to finance the operation of public schools. Although at the different times the ideas were solid additional sources of revenue to augment the property tax revenues, the state has not always followed through with promises and has politically manipulated funds approved by voters for education.