TUESDAY, MAY 12th, 2020

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In local COVID-19 numbers, Erie County has 2 more confirmed cases on Monday for a total of 80.

Huron County had no new cases Monday to remain at 38.

Lorain County Public Health reports; another resident of Lorain County has died from the Corona Virus. The death toll now stands at 43. On the plus side, twice as many people were reported to have recovered than the number of new cases.

Statewide, Ohio now has more than 24,700 total cases, up 700 from Sunday… with more than 1,350 deaths, up about 50 on Monday.

 

No news Monday from Mike DeWine regarding the opening of daycares across the state…

DeWine said the state needs more time as they look at proper safety protocols.

 

A 19 year-old woman from Elyria is being held on a 2-million-dollar bond after her first appearance in court.

Eboni McElroy was arrested this past weekend…

Prosecutors say, McElroy stabbed and killed 20 year-old Isis Bennett Jones of Elyria after an argument that began on Facebook, and ended on Middle Avenue.

 

Police in Sandusky are investigating nine different shooting incidents.

According to the Sandusky Register, no suspects have been identified and there’s been no reports of injuries.

50 shell casings were reportedly found throughout the city from last Thursday through Saturday.

 

The Lorain County Board of Elections will meet Thursday to certify results from the extended primary election.

Yesterday, the board rejected more than 700 ballots for various reasons.

More than 43-thousand residents of Lorain County voted in the primary.

 

The Lorain Public Library System will begin curbside pick-up, May 18th.

Detail on how it’ll work…on the Lorain Public Library System website…

 

The 2020 Street Resurfacing Project is set to begin Wednesday in Norwalk.

City officials say up to 20 streets will have some work done, lasting around 5 days for the project.

Barrels and no parking signs will be posted the night before construction.

 

Retail stores are opening their doors back up today as part of the reopening of Ohio.

The Sandusky Mall is part of those; but they do say to check with the individual store to find out if they’re open for business as the mall is leaving it up to each store’s discretion.

 

Another summer event cancellation due to COVID-19 concerns…

Huron River Fest, planned for July, will not happen this year because of gathering restrictions and social distancing orders.

 

More road work in Huron County…

Fitchville River Road is closed now at Prospect Road for intersection improvements.

It will be shut down to traffic for close to 60 days.

 

Residents of Avon will have to find another way to cool off this summer.

The City of Avon has joined a growing list of communities to announce, the city’s Aquatics Facility will remain closed for the summer.

Mayor Bryan Jensen says, it was a difficult decision, but given state-and- federal health-and-safety guidelines, it was not practical to open.

Mayor Jensen says, residents who bought season passes will receive a full refund.

 

From the National Weather Service…

A Freeze Warning is in effect until 9:00 am today.

Today

Patchy frost this morning.

Otherwise, mostly sunny, with a high near 56.

 

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 36.

 

Wednesday

Patchy frost early. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 57.

Thursday

Showers likely, with thunderstorms also possible.

Cloudy, with a high near 72.

 

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