8:35 AM Jul 25, 2010
Fisher-Titus Medical Center's blood gas laboratory was recently awarded an accreditation by the Commission on Laboratory Accreditation of the College of American Pathologists (CAP) based on the results of a recent on-site inspection. Dr. Christopher Avendano, the blood gas laboratory's medical director, was advised of this national recognition and congratulated for the "excellence of the services provided." FTMC's blood gas laboratory is one of more than 6,000 CAP-accredited laboratories nationwide.
8:35 AM Jul 25, 2010
Parents have had an extra tool to protect their children this summer with free drug tests donated by Fisher-Titus Medical Center. Norwalk Mayor Sue Lesch organized the donation as part of a larger plan for a long-term fight against drug and alcohol abuse.
8:35 AM Jul 25, 2010
CELERYVILLE - Nine departments battled a fire through this morning at Holthouse Farms near Celeryville on Ohio 103. Tina Norton, deputy director at the Huron County Emergency Management Agency, said the fire call came in at about 10:30 p.m. Wednesday.
8:35 AM Jul 25, 2010
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8:35 AM Jul 25, 2010
Huron County should be getting another bridge over railroad tracks east of Fitchville after commissioners and ODOT officials finally agreed on a deal to swap an easement for land at the county transfer station for wetlands that will be disturbed by construction. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...
8:35 AM Jul 25, 2010
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8:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
MOUNT VERNON The 2007 Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival is being held in the streets of downtown Mount Vernon today through Sunday, marking the 20th year for the event. Herman's Hermits starring Peter Noone will serve as the headline act. Named for Dan Emmett, the author of "Dixie," the Festival's mission is celebrate the legacy of his life and career by presenting a varied format of performing and creative artists to festival goers.
8:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
Was our father's generation smarter than we? I began thinking about this last week while watching news footage of the tragic Minnesota bridge collapse. The issue reared its head again at a Reflector editorial board meeting earlier this week.
8:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
It's been a tradition at Baines Park ever since it opened. Softball players would gather on the hill after their games and drink a couple of beers. Sure, it is illegal to drink alcohol in Norwalk parks, but the law rarely was enforced. It was kind of like President Clinton's old adage don't ask and don't tell.
8:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
The city took the next step Tuesday night toward buying the old armory at 32 W. Monroe St. from the state, but Mayor Sue Lesch warned that the entire process might take up to a year. Norwalk's park and recreation department uses the building for indoor soccer, children and adult basketball, dodgeball and storage.
8:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
The Huron County Clerk of Courts staff will be hauling all their equipment and files back to the courthouse Thursday afternoon as the energy project that forced their move to Norwalk High School for the summer is almost complete. Because of the move, the clerk's office will be closed for general service after 2 p.m. Thursday and on Friday as they pack and move. Staff will be available to process urgent court pleadings. The Common Pleas Court will be open for some business on Friday.
8:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
Teresa Alt has been named new program administrator of Children Services at the Huron County Job and Family Services. Alt, who comes from the Mansfield Children Services Unit, replaces David Broehl, who is retiring at the end of this month.
8:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
AUGUST 8, 1902 The top stories in The Evening-Herald on this date 105 years ago:
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Prospect Street will be closed between Main Street and Seminary Street from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Thursday and Friday to work on the Westaff building.
8:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
HIGHWAY PATROL James M. Bauer, 58, of Shiloh, was charged with failure to control Sunday after he went off the right side of Old State Road at the intersection with Ohio 162 and hit a utility pole.
8:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
Active Army recruits with no prior military service who enlist at least two years in the active Army and report for training within 30 days (prior to Sept. 30) may be eligible for an enlistment bonus of $20,000. This $20,000 bonus can be combined with other existing cash enlistment bonuses. The maximum combination of cash bonuses for a four-year or more year enlistment is $40,000.
8:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
90 Days to Better Health Brought to you by Fisher-Titus Medical Center and the "Norwalk 90"
8:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
Rose Swale Pope could talk about her adventures when you're literally running around the world, there's hardly a shortage of them. But during a recent stop in Milan, the thin, 60-year-old Welsh woman didn't wish to dwell on her encounters with creatures such as bears and wolves. Such experiences are merely metaphors for life, Pope said. Its real adventures are milestones such as birthdays, falling in love and simple things such as hearing funny stories.
8:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
Even though the reservoir at Veteran's Memorial Lake Park in Norwalk has a strict no-swimming policy, the city is breaking the rule for a day of swimming, biking and running. The first Fisher-Titus Medical Center Maple City Triathlon will be held at 8 a.m. Saturday at the park. "I'm thrilled, this is a dream," race director Niki Cross said. "When I moved here six years ago and saw the reservoir, I thought it would be a great place for a triathlon."
8:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
The Wakeman Police Department made its second arrest in less than a week Tuesday as part of an ongoing online sex sting investigation. Thomas E. Marquis, 26, of Bellefontaine, was arrested on a warrant without incident at his home about 4:15 p.m. He was charged with multiple felony counts of importuning and disseminating matter harmful to juveniles.
8:30 AM Jul 25, 2010
A Plymouth man confessed Monday to burglarizing a relative's New Haven home while the victim was out of state for several days at another relative's funeral. Roger "Coty" C. James, 18, of 26 Birchfield Drive, is accused of forcibly entering the woman's Silliman Road home and stealing about $5,000 worth of "personal affects and property," Huron County Sheriff's Detective Sgt. Dane Howard said.