2:55 PM Jul 25, 2010
WAKEMAN The Wakeman Eagles recently donated $1,000 each to several good causes, including the Western Reserve Athletic Boosters, Boy Scout camp, Operation Uplink and the Wakeman Police Department.
2:55 PM Jul 25, 2010
NEW LONDON The new officers of the Quilt Guild are: Doris Wilson, president; Chris Kaufman, vice president; Carol Schaffer, secretary; Lynette Hissong, treasurer; and Marcella Workman, publicity chairperson. Members will meet at the home of Mary Jo Paramore Nov. 14 for a holiday party, and plans are being made for Home Town Holidays Dec. 8 when quilts and crafts will be displayed in the church parlor.
2:55 PM Jul 25, 2010
Recently I was reading a travel magazine. There was an entire article on how to travel "green." The article came complete with a pull-out card to take with you, as you traveled with tips to use. Here are a few suggestions on the card. Take shorter showers.
2:55 PM Jul 25, 2010
SANDUSKY Family and friends of Matt Vaccaro are planning a benefit for him Nov. 4 at the American Legion Post 83 on Hayes Avenue in Sandusky. On Aug. 24, Vaccaro was diagnosed with Grade 4 cancer of the brain. He had surgery on Sept. 6 at the Cleveland Clinic to remove the tumors, but still needs to undergo chemo and radiation therapy.
2:55 PM Jul 25, 2010
Scott and Mary Tester and the Don Tester Ford-Lincoln-Mercury team are offering to the public the opportunity to bid on a new 2007 Baron 150 cc VLA motor scooter. The proceeds of the silent auction will go to the Friends of the Norwalk Public Library. The minimum bid for the new motor scooter, which retails at $1,699, is $100. The winner will pay the title, transfer and preparation fees. People may submit their bid at the dealership on U.S. 250 South before 3 p.m. Monday.
2:55 PM Jul 25, 2010
North Fairfield Public Library NORTH FAIRFIELD Teens, don't forget to check out "Spider-Man 3" at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 31 at the North Fairfield Public Library. There will be plenty of popcorn, bring a soft drink with a screw-on lid.
2:55 PM Jul 25, 2010
BELLEVUE Tuesday's exercise at Bellevue High School is something no teacher hopes to face in real life. Principal Francis Scruci was "shot" and "killed," as were a student and two intruders. Several other people played shooting victims.
2:55 PM Jul 25, 2010
Six Norwalk City Schools students can consider themselves published poets. They learned recently their poems, written during school, were published in the 2007 version of "Young American Poetry Digest," an annual publication of poems written by students throughout the United States.
2:55 PM Jul 25, 2010
A judge found a Willard woman not guilty by reason of insanity in an April 24 high-speed chase after a short bench trial Tuesday. Huron County Common Pleas Judge Jim Conway's ruling means Arlena M. Hicks, 38, "was not aware of what she was doing" when she hit the same police cruiser twice and collided with three vehicles, court administrator Linda Stower said. The state now will have to make an appointment for Hicks to be re-evaluated at Northcoast Behavioral Center in Toledo.
2:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
OCT. 23, 1922 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 85 years ago:
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MILAN - The Berlin Heights Kiwanis have announced Cassandra Grant is the September student of the month at Edison High School. Grant has been chosen for her contributions to Edison High School and the Berlin Heights and Milan communities.
2:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
Unclear information was published in a story Thursday. Norwalk Police Detective Sgt. Todd Temple said Norwalk does not have gangs per se, only juvenile suspects who have been "tagging" things through vandalism. He said the spray-painted damage includes names that claim to affiliate the culprit with the name of a group.
2:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
Four afternoons a week eager second- through fourth-grade students enter the Salvation Army's Learning Zone. This program started very small in 1999 to work with students who needed a little extra help with homework and has expanded far beyond expectations. Although the original purpose is still the first priority, the zone has become a multi-faceted growth experience. In order for each child to receive the most individual attention, they are divided into three groups who rotate between three different stations, one being help in completing homework assignments. Additionally, there are other sectors for computer learning and literacy crafts using recycled items, hands-on awareness of our environment while creating fun things. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...<>/p>
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MONROEVILLE - A district-wide evacuation went off without a hitch, superintendent Carol Girton told the board of education Monday. The annual procedure took place Monday, so that students and staff will know what to do should an incident such as a bomb threat occur. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...<>/p>
2:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
news@norwalkreflector.com NEW LONDON Four members of the New London Fire Department Memorial Committee recently met at Grove Street Cemetery and placed the first group of markers on the graves of deceased firefighters. The project began a few months ago when Gayle Sutherland Ashbaker suggested the project to the department. Her father, Ira Sutherland, a well-known businessman in the community for many years, was a volunteer on the department for 38 years and served as assistant chief under Chief Al Walters. A committee of Roger Harner, Dean Bailey, Jason Anderson and Dan Whitaker was formed to work on the project and through several fundraising projects came up with more than &#036;1,000, which was enough to purchase 25 of the markers with brass poles and flags.
2:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
Benedict Avenue from Main Street to the railroad tracks will be paved between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. Wednesday. No parking on Benedict Avenue from Main Street to Water Street will be permitted. Seminary Street, both east and west bound, will be closed to all traffic to Benedict Avenue.
2:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
St. Paul High School students Michael Kaple and Josh Wise have qualified for the National Merit Scholarship by ranking in the top 5 percent of PSAT tests scores in the nation.
2:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
A 17-year-old Willard boy will be sentenced Nov. 19 for felonious assault for his part in a June 17 domestic altercation. Huron County Juvenile Court Judge Timothy Cardwell ruled that evidence showed the boy failed to prove he acted in self-defense. An eye doctor said the 19-year-old Greenwich male victim "sustained serious physical harm," including a fractured skull near his left eye, bleeding in his cranial cavity and optic nerve damage.
2:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
If you were unable to attend one of the Community Prevention Partners' "You Have Power" meetings the information is available at Norwalk city hall. The program included distribution of free drug kits and alcohol strips donated by Kaiser Wells Pharmacy and the Norwalk Reflector. It is the intention of the Community Prevention Partners for these drug kits to be available to residents who need them throughout the year.
2:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
HIGHWAY PATROL Curtis W. Sessler, 73, of Castalia, was charged with failure to yield the right-of-way at a stop sign Friday after he failed to stop at the Ohio 61 stop sign, drove across Ohio 18 and hit a ditch. North Central EMS transported Sessler and his passenger, Donna J. Sessler, 42, to Fisher-Titus Medical Center, both with serious injuries. Curtis Sessler was treated and transferred to another facility. There is no record of Donna Sessler coming to the hospital, according to a hospital spokesperson.
2:50 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Corps Officers of the Salvation Army, Norwalk, are planning to provide Christmas food for at least 400 families in the Norwalk, Monroeville, Olena, Hartland Center and Collins service area as well as new toys for the area's children. Needed this year will be one meat, ham, turkey or chicken depending on the size of the family, vegetables, potatoes, sweet potatoes, stuffing mix, cranberries, cake mix, frosting, tuna, soup, pudding or Jell-O, cookies and macaroni and cheese.