Friday, February 21st, 2020
It’s 3 years behind bars for a Norwalk man who has pleaded guilty to robbery.
According to the Sandusky Register, 24-year-old Charles Houghtland was accused of attempting to rob a Sandusky store in February of 2019…with video appearing to show Houghtland take out a knife and hold it near a store clerk.
Houghtland will also spend an additional a year in prison for a separate incident in Huron County where he pled guilty to aggravated meth trafficking.
Two men from Lorain are due in court on drug charges.
Lorain Police arrested 27-year-old Kelvin Parker-Bell and 25-year-old Dylan Hughett at an apartment on South Nantucket Drive, after receiving tips from area residents.
Huron County 9-1-1 services are back up and running this morning.
This, after multiple outages throughout the day on Thursday; including those calling the Norwalk Police Department and cell phone 9-1-1 calls.
Two different versions of the Norwalk City Schools academic calendar are being discussed by school officials.
The Norwalk Reflector reports that one of those calendars ends the semester just before winter break with the semester finishing 9 days after the break.
Another version of the calendar mentioned at this week’s school board meeting would have more time for review before exams; in case there are snow days.
The school board will meet again next month.
The Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio will kick off its annual Harvest for Hunger campaign, Tuesday, at their headquarters in Lorain.
This year’s honorary chairperson will be Dr. Rebecca Starck, President of Cleveland Clinic’s Avon Hospital.
A reminder about early voting hours in the Huron County Primary Election…
Early in-person voting will take place all of next week from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm at the Huron County Administration Building, Entrance C, and Meeting Room A.
In honor of their upcoming 150th anniversary, Cedar Point is getting ready to start their “Ticket of a Lifetime” promotion; a chance to win free admission to the park for life.
Beginning Monday, guests will have their first chance to win; via an online sweepstakes that will award one “Ticket of a Lifetime” per week for 25 weeks.
Throughout the season, 150 total winners will be chosen online, in park and through select partners.
Streaming TV services are all the rage right now.
For those looking to find out how they can buy into the phenomenon, the Milan Public Library is hosting “Cutting the Cord: Film and Television Options in the Digital Age” on Saturday from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm.
The library says they’ll cover the basics, the options available and streaming devices.
Hollywood’s future filmmakers will walk the red carpet at ‘The Kids Film it Festival’, and find out if they have been awarded their Festival’s equivalent of an Oscar, tonight, at the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland.
More than 140 kids from around the world have entered films in the 4th annual festival, judged by a panel of their role models and older colleagues in Hollywood.
From the National Weather Service…
Sunny, with a high near 34.
Clear, with a low around 24.
Sunny, with a high near 45.
Sunny, with a high near 48.