Monday, February 17th, 2020

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It’s President’s Day, and you know what that means…

Most government offices, financial institutions and schools are closed.

When in doubt…call ahead!

 

A Woodville man was killed from injuries sustained in a one-vehicle accident Friday near Fremont involving a pedestrian.

State Highway Patrol troopers say Jose Navarro was struck by a truck while walking on Port Clinton Road in Sandusky Township

The driver of the truck, Robert Knapp of Fremont, was not hurt.

 

The numbers are in from the Ohio Department of Health, and they show, the number of new influenza-related hospitalizations rose again the first week of the month… a 19% increase over the previous week.

And…more than double the hospitalizations reported during the same week of last year’s flu season.

 

If you see a small helicopter circling and hovering around Lorain County this week, including Vermilion…there’s no need to worry.

It’s what Ohio Edison will be using to inspect structures and power lines.

 

Yesterday was declared ‘Edison Wrestling Day’ by Milan Mayor Ben Smith.

The mayor of the village presented a proclamation to the high school wrestling team on Sunday after the Chargers captured the Division 3 State Dual Team Championship in Columbus.

 

Drivers who use the Charles Berry Bascule bridge in Lorain will soon have to find another way of getting in and out of downtown Lorain.

The Ohio Department of Transportation has announced; the Bascule Bridge will close all of next week, so crews can install new machinery.

 

Erie County is looking for opinions from residents regarding their long range transportation plan.

They’ve posted a public survey on their Facebook page (Erie County, Ohio) which involves the next 25 years of transportation planning.

 

Two employees for the Village of Plymouth have been warned for building what’s being referred to as a “potato gun”.

The Norwalk Reflector reports that the employees were given a warning that further disciplinary action would be taken if the type of behavior continued…this, after the employees reportedly built the potato gun and shot a vest out of it.

 

The City of Sandusky has announced that the Maritime Museum of Sandusky will be opening a new exhibit on the Underground Railroad this upcoming weekend.

There will be a ribbon cutting on Saturday at 10:30 am; followed at 1:00 pm by a discussion on Sandusky’s role in the Underground Railroad.

 

Hobby Lobby will open its doors in the Sandusky Mall complex here in the near future.

According to the Sandusky Register, the craft store will open in late March; bringing close to 50 jobs to the area.

 

From the National Weather Service…

Today – President’s Day

Increasing clouds, with a high near 43.

 

Tonight

Rain. Low around 39.

Winds could gust near 30 mph.

 

Tuesday

A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 45.

 

Wednesday

Partly sunny, with a high near 31.

 

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