9:00 PM Jul 24, 2010
Tara Efaw's classmates haven't let her forget that her father was convicted almost two years ago for stabbing 11-year-old foster child Connre Death to death during an Oct. 18, 2004 altercation. "Almost all the kids in the school" tease me twice a week, Tara told the Reflector during breaks Thursday in the wrongful death lawsuit involving Dixon.
8:57 PM Jul 24, 2010
Spring officially started Tuesday evening, signalling the start of a season in which severe weather can be plentiful. Local emergency management officials are encouraging residents to educate themselves about recognizing dangerous weather conditions and having safety plans in place should such conditions arrive.
8:57 PM Jul 24, 2010
Whether practicing in a tornado drill or sheltering during a warning, the Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness encourages Ohioans to DUCK!
8:57 PM Jul 24, 2010
I'm easily confused, at least that's what everyone tells me. I know most of life is about supply and demand, but it makes no sense to me at all for The Police and Genesis to schedule just one concert at The Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland.
8:56 PM Jul 24, 2010
We get older little by little, and we hardly notice the change. We wake up one morning feeling not much different than we felt the morning before. We look in the mirror, and our face appears about the same way that it did yesterday. The changes don't happen overnight except, perhaps, during the teenage growth spurt years, when it seems every morning one's children appear taller than they were the day before. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...
8:56 PM Jul 24, 2010
Mahl touts SCORE to New London NEW LONDON - Retired businessman Ted Mahl recently told members of the New London Community Improvement Corp. about SCORE (Service Corps of Retired Executives).
8:56 PM Jul 24, 2010
Norwalk Mayor Sue Lesch made a good choice by selecting Assistant Law Director Stuart O'Hara to replace the departing Jim Conway. Conway has done his job well and deserves credit for his work. He served as the city's point man during the difficult and lengthy negotiations with grocer Aldi for a strip of land that will become part of the Cline Street extension project this summer. Conway also helped to save the city money and tension by conducting in-house contract negotiations with the fire and police departments. Conway has consistently given good, sound legal advice to the city and often served as a voice of reason during otherwise contentious discussions.
8:56 PM Jul 24, 2010
A Norwalk man received his eighth drunken driving charge Sunday morning. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...
8:56 PM Jul 24, 2010
Kevin Mack is back. The 44-year-old former running back has rejoined the Cleveland Browns as an assistant director of player programs. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...
8:56 PM Jul 24, 2010
WAKEMAN - Dalton Community Park, located on Ohio 303 behind the Wakeman Fire Department on the south side of Wakeman, was established in 1996 through a gift to Wakeman Township by lifelong residents Wayne and Jane Dalton. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...
8:56 PM Jul 24, 2010
HIGHWAY PATROL Trooper Eric J. Lofland, 30, hit a deer Monday on Ohio 61.
8:56 PM Jul 24, 2010
What foods provide an excellent source of energy, are low in fat, high in fiber, cholesterol free, and provide important B vitamins and minerals like iron, magnesium, selenium, and phosphorous? Whole grains. They are an important food around the world since many countries of the world rely heavily on grains in their diets. The typical diet in the United States is not based on grains but they can be an important part of a balanced healthy diet. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...
8:56 PM Jul 24, 2010
Army Reserve Sgt. Douglas J. Chaffee has deployed overseas to a forward-operating location in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. Operation Iraqi Freedom is the official name given to military operations involving members of the U.S. armed forces and coalition forces participating in efforts to free and secure Iraq. Mission objectives focus on force protection, peacekeeping, stabilization, security and counter-insurgency operations as the Iraqi transitional governing bodies assume full sovereign powers to govern the peoples of Iraq.
8:56 PM Jul 24, 2010
The ladies residing in The Carriage House at Fisher-Titus Medical Center raised more than $900 for the Fisher-Titus Mammography Fund during an "Old Bag Ladies" luncheon hosted in late February at The Carriage House. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...
8:56 PM Jul 24, 2010
A family has been displaced, but no one was injured, after a 55 State St. house fire Wednesday night that caused about $35,000 of property damage. "A fire spread from the patio to the side of the structure into the attic. The flames were quickly extinguished. It was found that the owner set a hot fryer on the patio and ignited the house siding," Norwalk Firefighter Timothy Lucas wrote in his report.
8:56 PM Jul 24, 2010
This week marked the four-year anniversary of the launch of the Iraq War, and Maj. Dave Ditz said he thinks the United States did the right thing, despite the change in public support. Ditz, who served in Iraq with the 216th Engineer Battalion in Tikrit, said four years might seem like a long time longer than some Americans expected but it takes time to change a culture that was under an "extreme, brutal dictator."
8:56 PM Jul 24, 2010
Denzil Stover, the biological grandfather of 11-year-old Connre Dixon, is surprised her foster father only got three years in prison for stabbing her to death. Monroeville resident Paul Efaw, 60, is serving his sentence at the Hocking Correctional Facility for the Oct. 18, 2004 incident. Testimony during his trial established Dixon threatened Efaw and others with a knife, leading to the fatal confrontation.
8:55 PM Jul 24, 2010
The top stories in the Evening Herald on this date 100 years ago: Girl is a suicide
8:55 PM Jul 24, 2010
Managing editor Joe Centers mentioned attending a Newspaper Next training meeting in Toronto in his column Tuesday. I've written a little about it here before, too. Newspaper Next, you might recall, is the industry-sponsored effort to plot a course for newspapers so that they remain vital in the future. Read the rest of this story in Today's Reflector...
8:55 PM Jul 24, 2010
The death of 18-year-old Greg Jacobs is a tragic accident. But it was just that an accident. Jacobs, a Monroeville High School senior, died in an Erie, Pa. hospital from injures he suffered during a snowboarding fall at Peek 'n Peak ski resort in New York during the school's senior class trip.