12:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
Once a firefighter, always a firefighter. That is why several individuals retired from that profession gathered at the Norwalk Fire Department for a reunion. There were handshakes, hugs, good-natured jabs, laughs and lunches served at the Norwalk fire station. Current Norwalk Fire Lt. John Soisson said the plan is to hold the gathering once or twice a year.
12:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
Friday's fire at 23 Newton St. was confined to one apartment in the multi-unit complex owned by Willard Rental Properties. "State fire marshal investigators are continuing their investigation. At this time, an origin and cause of the fire have not been released," spokesman Shane Cartmill said today by e-mail.
12:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
NORWALK - The following people recently were convicted of drunken driving in Norwalk Municipal Court: Trent W. McCullough, 43, 5844 Ohio 303, Wakeman. Violation date: July 1. Conviction date: Sept. 18. Sentence: $600 fine, $41 costs, six-month license suspension and three days in jail.
12:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
The Ohio Department of Development offers several programs to help eligible low-income Ohioans pay their utility bills and improve their home's energy efficiency. Apply to get help with home energy assistance, percentage of income payment plan, or home weatherization assistance program. Emergency HEAP requires an appointment with a local provider agency.
12:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
HIGHWAY PATROL No citation was issued Wednesday after the trailer of Timothy M. Stower, 47, of 398 Deep Dale Drive, began to fishtail while he was heading east on Ohio 18. The trailer went off the right side, hit a ditch and overturned onto its right side, with the truck still attached. Stower was not injured.
12:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
NORTH FAIRFIELD - The North Fairfield Public Library is hosting a "Fall into Autumn" crafts, stories and games time from 1 to 2:30 p.m.Oct. 6. Call the library at (419) 744-2285 to reserve a spot. Book swap and coffee continues to meet at 9 a.m. Fridays.
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Casey Masser, 20, Norwalk Immediate family: mother Diane, father Barry, brother Mark.
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Firelands Rails to Trails members and friends are offering a moonlight bike ride on the Huron County section of the North Coast Inland Trail.
12:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
About a thousand people have heard Mayor Sue Lesch deliver a "two-minute commercial" encouraging everyone to attend drug education sessions for adults this week. The commercials are part of an unprecedented anti-drug campaign. But for the mayor, this campaign is not merely a public initiative, it is a private crusade.
12:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
Just how good are our schools? Really? The state's report cards, which came out at the end of the summer, tell us how well they're doing on the standardized tests, but it's hard to say whether that means the schools are effectively preparing our graduates for life.
12:25 PM Jul 25, 2010
The unmistakable sound of nearly 300 Harley-Davidson motorcycles filled the rehabilitation center parking lot Saturday at Fisher-Titus Medical Center for the Margo B. Welfle Memorial Teddy Bear Run. More than 275 riders, each bearing one or more stuffed animals, rumbled into FTMC to donate their cuddly cargo to the hospital's pediatrics department. Thanks to good weather, this year brought more riders and teddy bears than any other.
12:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
FRMC offers parenting class SANDUSKY Firelands Regional Medical Center is offering the parenting class, "The Happiest Baby on the Block." The program is based on the techniques of world-renowned pediatrician, Dr. Harvey Karp. The Happiest Baby program is a national curriculum and is taught by a certified instructor. Among the essential information offered to participants, parents will be taught a step-by-step approach to quickly soothe the fussiest baby. The methods are designed to increase sleep, parental confidence, and family harmony while decreasing stress, frustration, and exhaustion that many times are present when parents are adjusting to the changes a new baby brings. The next "Happiest Baby on the Block" parenting class is scheduled from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 8 on the first floor at Firelands Regional Medical Center South Campus, 1912 Hayes Ave., Sandusky.
12:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
Monroeville FFA MONROEVILLE On Sept. 14, the Monroeville FFA officer class, and small animal care class traveled to Wayne County, where the Mt. Hope exotic animal sale was held. Mr. Weber adviser of the trip and the Monroeville FFA has sent his classes to this trip for about 12 years now.
12:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
In all cases the programs listed above mean financial benefits to the producers and environmental benefits to us all. USDA has a wide variety of programs that are geared to enhance conservation on our countries soil. The response to these programs in our counties has been overwhelming at times. Each agency has their own programs to offer. For example, NRCS manages the CSP, Conservation Security Program and EQIP, the Environmental Quality Incentive Program. FSA manages the general Conservation Reserve Signups when authorized, CREP, the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program, and CCRP, the Continuous Conservation Reserve program.
12:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
SEPT. 22, 1937 The top stories in the Norwalk Reflector-Herald on this date 70 years ago:
12:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
Steuben UCC STEUBEN Sunday is the Seventeenth Sunday after Pentecost. The scripture lessons, based on the theme "In Jesus' Name," are Jeremiah 8:18-9:1; Psalm 79:1-9; 1 Timothy 2:1-7; and Luke 16:1-13. The Rev. Patricia E. Welch, pastor and teacher, will lead worship during the 11 a.m. service. Large print bulletins will be available.
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Week of Sept. 24 to Sept. 28 (All meals served with milk)
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Q: What did we do this summer? A: The Norwalk City School District is fortunate to have a permanent improvement levy which is used to maintain and improve our buildings and grounds. Our 3.0 mill permanent improvement levy was first passed by the voters in 1982 and has been renewed every five years since then; most recently in November of 2006. The permanent improvement levy generates approximately $500,000 per year and cannot be used for salaries fringe benefits, teaching materials, or for the day-to-day operations of the schools.
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MUNICIPALITIES Bellevue
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RR Donnelley lauds longtime employee WILLARD Ron Fluharty will celebrate 25 years of service at RR Donnelley in Willard on Sept. 27.
12:15 PM Jul 25, 2010
COLLINS The administrators from both Western Reserve and St. Paul are going to use the upcoming football game between the schools to develop some friendly rivalry that will benefit a good cause. Western Reserve Superintendent Doug Solet told the board of education Wednesday he and Principal Tom Lehman have been working with St. Paul President Walter Klimaski and Principal Jim Tokarsky to make the "Battle of Route 20" a memorable event for both schools.