Thursday, February 20th, 2020
Classes resume this morning in New London Local Schools following a district-wide closure Wednesday due to a social media threat.
Superintendent Brad Romano confirmed that those responsible for the threat are in custody.
It’s 5 to 7 and-a-half years in prison for a Huron man on rape and aggravated burglary charges.
According to the Sandusky Register, the felony charges for 33-year-old Conrad Bauman are in connection with an incident last May on Milan Road in Sandusky where Bauman is believed by authorities to have entered a woman’s home without permission and sexually assaulted her.
Bauman will have to register as a sex offender every 90 days for the rest of his life.
The Highway Patrol is investigating why a semi-tractor-trailer filled with coal tar petroleum veered off the Ohio Turnpike in Elyria and came within several feet of crashing into a residential garage.
It happened yesterday…just before noon…near the Abbe Road overpass.
The trucker suffered minor injuries.
Protests are nothing new on the campus of Oberlin College…
…but yesterday, students, staff and some community-members staged a protest, upset over the college’s plan to replace union food service and custodial workers with private vendors.
More than 100 jobs are at stake.
The college says the moves are needed to shore up the institution’s bottom line.
A traffic study in Norwalk is in the works.
The Norwalk Reflector reports that Mayor Dave Light will approach city council next week to approve money for a traffic study on Emerald Parkway, near the Bob Evans.
Mayor Light says he’s looking to refresh a traffic study that took place in the same location about a decade ago to see the possibility of placing a traffic light in that area.
The Lorain County Prosecutors Office says a few spots remain for Saturday’s free, Situational Awareness Class for women.
It’ll be held Saturday morning at Lorain County Community College.
The self-defense class will be led by Ed Yates, a 10th degree black belt.
With tax season here, the City of Sandusky is letting residents know that the city no longer has an ‘in-house’ income tax department.
Residents and businesses are asked to contact the Regional Income Tax Agency with any questions or concerns, available online at www.RitaOhio.com.
Goodwill and the Port Clinton Area Chamber of Commerce have announced that they’re hosting a job fair next month.
It’s set for March 4th at Port Clinton High School from 12:30 to 2:30 pm for students and from 3:00 to 4:00 pm for the general public.
Huron Parks and Rec have introduced what they called “Clean-up Basket Stands”.
The small baskets will be located at the base of the Lighthouse Pier and at Nickel Plate Beach.
Visitors can pick up a basket, collect any trash they find and then return the basket to either stand.
The Fisher-Titus Foundation is holding a $10,000 Blooming Cash Raffle from now through April 2nd in support of improved cardiac technology for North Central EMS.
Tickets are $20 each or 3 for $50; with only 3,000 tickets available.
Proceeds will support the purchase of improved cardiac technology at North Central EMS.
From the National Weather Service…
Partly sunny, with a high near 24.
Mostly clear, with a low around 15.
Sunny, with a high near 35.
Sunny, with a high near 45.