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HIGHWAY PATROL Jacqueline M. Smith, 58, of Moreland Hills, was charged with failure to yield the right-of-way Friday in the collision with the vehicle driven by Thomas I. Romell Sr., 67, of 4827 Pontiac Section Line Road, Monroeville, at the intersection of Peru Center Road and Townline Road 12. After the collision, Smith's Chevrolet Uplander went off the left side of Peru Center Road and into a corn field. Willard EMS transported Smith and her passenger, Bridget J. Galas, 30, of Cuyahoga Falls, to Mercy Hospital of Willard, both with serious injuries. Also transported were Romell and his passenger, Patricia A. Romell, 62, with minor and possible injuries respectively. All four victims were treated and released.
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Norwalk City Council took a step toward cleaning up the city Tuesday night by appropriating money to demolish an abandoned house. Still, council hopes the property sells before the city has to take action. "What we want is the teeth to move forward," Norwalk Mayor Sue Lesch said. She explained that the property on Pleasant Street has been a concern for some time, but might be sold soon so the new owner would be responsible for fixing up the home.
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HURON TOWNSHIP - Robin and Michael Kennedy, as well as Raynelle Reynolds, feel they have just the place to give area residents a place to gather in an intimate, affordable and safe setting: The Fun Zone, the area's newest arcade/eatery that opened Saturday and is preparing for its grand opening Sept. 8. The event, beginning at 11 a.m., will feature a ribbon cutting ceremony and the girl band G-Force. "We've been working on this place for a long time so I'm very excited,' said Reynolds, of Greenwich.
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A Collins man was sentenced Tuesday to 10 years in prison for sexually abusing a 4-year-old New London girl. Joseph B. Chairez, 26, of 774 Hartland Center Road, pleaded guilty July 3 to one count of rape in exchange for the state dismissing two similar charges. The offenses occurred in May and June 2006, when Chairez baby-sat a friend's daughter.
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AUG. 21, 1975 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector on this date 32 years ago:
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To some of the persons who wrote about the sisters: As the great-grandmother of Savannah and Gerald's baby, I feel as if I should set the record straight. It is obvious that you do not know this young couple. You are speaking in generalities, but are making it very personal with your derogatory remarks.
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For those folks that don't know Marla White, let me tell you about her. Marla began her remarkable 20 year career at Huron County Job and Family Services as a social worker investigating child abuse. Through hard work, she advanced to supervise Children's Services and established the first Child Abuse Task Force, which became a model for other counties. After 10 years, Marla took on the protection of the elderly by establishing the Elder Abuse and Exploitation Task Force. More victims were served by Marla's creation of a Stalking and Menacing Prevention program, which was also adopted by other agencies in the state. For her efforts, she received an award for outstanding service to victims of crime.
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Are you ready for some football? The 2007 high school football season kicks off Friday night and we'll be right there to bring you the action. Sports Editor Mike Greco, with help from writers Don Hohler and Scott Seitz and photographers Lou Reda, Jeff Van Natta and Jerry "Chopper" Harrington, created this year's preview tab.
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On Aug. 15 Rodger and Denise Stine asked some very good questions concerning the health levy. The idea of working together on a dental clinic had been previously discussed by both Huron and Erie counties, with a plan that had similarities to the Stine's proposal. The merger of two county dental clinics, let alone two county health departments, leads to the problem of fair and equitable administration of tax dollars for the services of the less populated county. This fairness issue becomes exaggerated when you consider the driving distance from the southern part of Huron County to the shared facility.
9:35 AM Jul 25, 2010
McNutt hired by Bauman Insurance Greg Bauman, president of Bauman Insurance Services, announced that John "Duke" McNutt has joined Bauman Insurance Services as a Life Insurance and Annuity Specialist.
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The Rev. Bertrand Shenk thinks he has had the perfect job for 70 of his 95 years Catholic priest and servant of God. "I never wanted to do anything else," Shenk said of his decision to become a priest when he was in second grade.
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WELLINGTON - The Ohio Outdoor Quilt Festival, held Aug. 11 at Bonnie Brae Farms, drew more than 1,200 quilt enthusiasts to view about 400 quilts displayed on century-old buildings. The largest outdoor quilt festival in the eastern United States, the Ohio Outdoor Quilt Festival attracted quilts from eight states, including Ohio. Harriet Wise, of New London, won first prize in the voting for most popular quilt with her quilt of appliqud roses.
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AUG. 22, 1975 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector on this date 32 years ago: Collects plates from around nation
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WILLARD - Model airplanes will invade the city's air space Sept. 1 and 2 for the third annual Willard 07 Radio Controlled Model Aircraft Fly-in. There will be demonstration flights of radio-controlled airplanes, jets, helicopters and other flying objects. The event will also feature contests and door prizes, along with concessions.
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NEW LONDON - After a moment of silence in memory of Kenneth Laborie, a long-time New London school district teacher who recently died, administrators told the board of education Monday they and their staffs are ready and eager for school to start. As Dennis Gable, the new middle school principal, put it, "I think it's going to be a very exciting year."
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GREENWICH Superintendent Ben Chaffee told members of the South Central School Board Monday night the school received an "effective" rating from the state, meeting 24 of 30 criteria. The high school received an excellent rating, while the elementary/junior high received an effective rating.
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Incorrect information ran in Monday's issue. A relative said Travis S. Rowe is a Bellevue resident, not the address that was provided to authorities.
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HIGHWAY PATROL An unknown driver drove off Laylin Road Sunday and hit the ditch.
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Twilight Gardens For craft class, residents were coloring beautiful panels with printed scenes on them. Some with birds, mushrooms, lighthouse and flowers. They are working very hard to make them look as beautiful as they can be. For bingo, residents had a group of children from the First Baptist Youth Group come to help and play. Marietta N. won three times, Mike, volunteer, won twice. Ellery from the youth group won two times. "Do the watermelon crawl, ya'll!" Residents tried to roll their watermelon the farthest. Stewart Bowlin, Dale Figley and Dawn Nutter rolled theirs the farthest, almost into the kitchen. Next, came Bill Nestor and Zella Kohler tied for second. Leona and Nadina W. third, Mary Patrick fourth. Finally Faith M. came in fifth. Afterwards they enjoyed fresh melon salad and conversation.
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MONROEVILLE - School board members voted Monday to place two levy renewals on the November ballot. Renewals of the levies would not cost district residents additional money in taxes. One of the levies funds every-day school operations, and generates $250,000 a year, treasurer Susan Ammanniti said. The levy is 3.2 mills for five years would cost the owner of a $100,000 home $91.88 per year.