Wednesday, February 19th, 2020

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Closed today, New London Local Schools…due to a threat found on social media.

Superintendent Brad Romano says they collaborated with the New London Police Department on the decision to close school; which will allow law enforcement to complete their investigation of the threat.
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Huron County is now officially a Second Amendment Sanctuary County.

Commissioners approved the measure on Tuesday.

Commissioner Terry Boose tells the Norwalk Reflector all they are doing is telling the state and federal governments that if they plan to make changes or do something against the Second Amendment that the county strongly supports the right to bear arms; and would request the government think about their decision.
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As the deadline has passed to register for the Ohio primary, early voting now begins.

In Huron County, voting will take place in a new location this year; in the basement of the County Administration Building, meeting room A.

Voters should park in the back lot and use entrance C.
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A water main break in Erie County has led to a boil advisory this morning.

The advisory runs through 10 this morning for select customers in Berlin and Huron Township…living on River Road, Darrow, Jeffries, Barrows, Knight and Berlin.
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The city of Elyria and its firefighters union have reached an agreement on a new, 2-year contract.

It includes 3-percent raises each year.

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Oberlin College is making moves, to shore up its bottom line.

College President Carmen Twillie Ambar has sent an email to faculty, staff and students, saying they are moving ahead with plans to bring in private vendors, to provide dining and custodial services, in hopes of saving more than 1-million-dollars-year.

Currently, these services are provided by more than 100 full-time employees, represented by the United Auto Workers union.

President Ambar says, it is the college’s hope, that the private vendors will consider some of those workers for employment.

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The more things change…the more things stay the same, in Port Clinton; as the city has named a new Safety Service Director.

It’s current Interim Safety Service Director, Tracy Colston.

Colston previously served as Safety Service Director from 2009 to 2016.

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Roadwork in Vermilion planned for this summer will replace Highbridge Road from the bridge to Brownhelm Station Road.

The city says that contractor bids are expected to be finished in April; with construction to follow.

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Sandusky High School is set to host a blood drive today.

It runs from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm…with a goal of collecting 50 pints.

Those participating should enter through the Athletic Entrance.
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From the National Weather Service…

Today

Mostly sunny, with a high near 31.

Tonight

Increasing clouds, with a low around 19.

Thursday

Partly sunny, with a high near 25.

Friday

Sunny, with a high near 34.

 

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