WEDNESDAY, MAY 13th, 2020

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Two Huron County men have been arrested on child pornography charges in what’s believed to be separate incidents.

The Huron County Sheriff’s Office says they executed search warrants at two different locations, resulting in the arrests of 25 year-old Christopher Anderson of Wakeman and 42 year-old James Arnold of Willard.

Both men are being held without bond and are awaiting court appearances.

 

In COVID-19 related news, the state says there are now over 25,000 confirmed and probable cases of COVID-19 in Ohio and 1,436 total deaths related to the virus.

Locally, Huron County sits at 39 cases after 1 was reported Tuesday while Erie County also had 1 more confirmed case Tuesday for a total of 81.

Another COVID 19 death in Lorain County…a resident of Avon Lake…So far, 44 residents of Lorain County have died from the virus…

 

More closings, delays and cancellations related to COVID-19…

Common Ground in Oberlin suspending its programs through June.

The Lorain County Metro Parks has canceled the rest of this season’s theater productions at French Creek in Sheffield Village.

 

New health-and-safety protocol for Elyria Municipal Court…

Judge Gary Bennett says, all visitors must wear face masks, and you must be at least 18 years of age.

 

Bellevue’s annual Memorial Day parade has been cancelled due to Corona Virus concerns; but a ceremony will still take place in the Veteran’s section at the Bellevue Cemetery on May 25th at 10:00 am.

Officials say there is ample room at the cemetery to practice social distancing.

 

Help is coming to 850,000 students across Ohio who relied on free or reduced-price meal programs when school was in session.

It was announced Tuesday that the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services has received approval from the United States Department of Agriculture for its Pandemic EBT plan.

Families will receive approximately $300 to purchase healthy and nutritious foods to feed their children.

 

Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted announced that more businesses are allowed to open back up on May 15th as part of the reopening of Ohio.

Those include cosmetic and massage therapy and tattoo and body piercing services; with all agreeing to follow safety guidelines and protocols.

 

U-S Senator Sherrod Brown is introducing legislation, to help renters pay their rent and avoid eviction.

The bill would establish a federal emergency fund of 100-billion-dollars which could be tapped during the COVID-19 crisis.

 

The application deadline has come and gone, for the top job in the Lorain City School System.

According to the Chronicle Telegram, a dozen people have applied for the CEO position.

Among them…former Lorain superintendents Jeff Graham and Tom Tucker…and current Wellington Schools Superintendent Ed Weber.

Read all about it, in today’s Chronicle Telegram

 

Lorain County Community College will be virtually celebrating the accomplishments of its largest graduating class in the college’s 57 year history.

LCCC previously announced the cancellation of the in-person commencement- ceremony originally scheduled for Saturday, May 16.

That date will now be the launch of a two-week tribute and celebration of the Class of 2020 on LCCC’s Facebook page.

 

A number of free food distribution events will be held over the next week.

OHgo and Second Harvest Food Bank will hand out items on Thursday at Strobel Field in Sandusky from 4:00 to 6:00 pm.

East of Chicago Pizza and The Chapel are distributing 400 personal pizzas with cookies and water at The Chapel’s Norwalk location on Sunday from 4:30 to 6:00 pm.

Second Harvest will give out food to those in need next Tuesday at the Huron County Fairgrounds in Norwalk from 1:00 to 3:00 pm.

 

From the National Weather Service…

Today

A Frost Advisory is in effect until 9:00 am.

Areas of frost early. Otherwise, sunny, with a high near 59.

 

Tonight

A chance of showers, mainly overnight.

Increasing clouds, with a low around 46.

 

Thursday

Showers, with thunderstorms also possible in the afternoon.

Breezy, with a high near 74.

 

Friday

Showers. High near 71.

 

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