Friday, February 20th, 2020

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Just a coating of snow for the most part overnight…but secondary and side-roads could still be snow-covered and slick.

Both Erie and Huron Counties are under a Level One Snow Advisory.

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 4:00 pm today.

Some schools are delayed today as well.

A man from Michigan has accepted a plea deal in connection to the death of 34-year-old Eric Edwards, Jr. of Fremont.

According to the Sandusky Register, 19-year-old Jailen Rucker has pled guilty to complicity to involuntary manslaughter.

Edwards Jr. was found dead last July near the Tindall Bridge over the Sandusky River, a few days after he was reported missing.

25-year-old Xavier Grine of Fremont will go to trial next month; facing charges of aggravated murder and aggravated robbery…related to Edwards Jr.’s death.

City officials in Huron say they are finalizing the design for Phase 2 of a project involving the modifications of U.S. 6 and Center Street.

They’ve posted a couple of YouTube videos on their government Facebook page, simulating peak traffic in the morning and evening.

They say the traffic light at Center and U.S. 6 is no longer warranted and will be removed.

A public information meeting regarding the project is in the works for this spring.

The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office says, they have identified juvenile suspects, responsible for damaging more than 30 mailboxes in five townships…

  • Brownhelm
  • Camden
  • Henrietta
  • New Russia
  • And Wellington Townships.

The Sheriff’s Office says, the dirty deeds were carried out January 31st and February 1st, and they’re asking additional homeowners who have not yet filed a police report, to come forward.

 

The Ohio Lake Erie Commission is accepting public comments on its latest plan, to protect and restore the lake.

The plan also addresses 4 rivers, including the Black River and the Cuyahoga.

Public comments will be accepted by the Ohio E-P-A in Twinsburg through the month.

 

One more shift for old time’s sake…

The Norwalk Reflector reports that Norwalk Fire Chief John Soisson will take part in one last shift before he officially retires next month.

Soisson had to step down after suffering a stroke last June following a career that goes back to 1992 in Norwalk; with Soisson being chief since 2013.

Soisson will take part in his one last 8-hour shift on March 13th; a request by new Fire Chief Rick Perry in tribute to Soisson.

More reports of attempted vehicle entries…

The Green Springs Police Department says those reports are from incidents on Wednesday night.

Residents are being reminded to not keep valuables in their vehicles overnight and to always lock your car.

Improvements have begun on a project regarding McCartney Road in Sandusky.

The city says part of the project includes a 2-foot storm sewer line being upgraded to a 4-foot line; allowing for better capacity to a new storm sewer system.

Tonight is a “Night to Shine”…

The prom event for those with special needs, presented by the Tim Tebow Foundation, takes place at Norwalk’s First United Methodist Church.

 

Catawba Island is the place to be on Saturday for some outdoor winter fun.

Twin Oast Winter Fest is set for Saturday from noon to 10:00 pm at Twin Oast Brewing with

The event features games and prizes for all ages including snow bowling, giant pong and an “anything but a sled” sledding competition.

 

From the National Weather Service…

Today

A Winter Weather Advisory is in effect until 4:00 pm.

Snow showers, mainly before noon.

New snow accumulation of 1 to 2 inches possible.

High near 30.

 

Tonight

A slight chance of light snow showers.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 20.

 

Saturday

A chance of light snow in the afternoon.

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 30.

 

Sunday

A chance of rain and snow.

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 38.

 

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