THURSDAY, APRIL 29th, 2021

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An Ottawa County man has been charged with the murder of his wife.

Bond has been set for over $1 million dollars for 43-year-old John Eichner of Genoa.

According to the Sandusky Register, the remains of his wife, Amber, have likely been found in south Toledo…with DNA testing to confirm.

His wife and 4 children were reportedly left behind with a relative in Tennessee, with Amber reported missing last Friday.

John Eichner will be arraigned in court tomorrow.

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In Huron County COVID-19 numbers…

4 new cases were reported on Wednesday.

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New numbers from the Ohio Department of Health indicate;

About 42-percent of Lorain County’s residents have received at least one COVID vaccine.

About 33 are fully vaccinated.

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A COVID-19 vaccination event will take place today at Huron High School.

The Erie County Health Department will be administering the Pfizer vaccine to Huron students aged 16 and 17 and adult parents.

Appointments are required.

It will take place from 5 to 7 pm.

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Calling all artists in the Sandusky-area…

The City of Sandusky is looking for original artwork to hang on the walls of City Hall.

The deadline to submit an application, which can be found on the City’s website, is May 31st.

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An update on the McGuan Park Revitalization Project in Norwalk…

According to Norwalk Ohio News.com, the fundraising goal of $400,000 is close to being met, said Norwalk Parks and Rec Superintendent Joe Lindenberger.

Work has begun on the project; which includes an all-abilities playground, a pump track for kids and adults and a basketball court.

The project has an estimated completion date of early July.

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The Sandusky Fire Department is in the market for a full-time firefighter.

Applications are available at the City’s website, with testing taking place now through May 28th.

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Mama Jo’s pies in Amherst could be on the move…

According to the Chronicle Telegram, the Amherst Planning Commission has approved plans for a new building on Route 58 near the Ohio Turnpike.

Mama Jo’s has been in the Amherst Plaza on Cooper-Foster-Park Road since 1998.

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The city of Elyria says, the former Shane’s Furniture Store on Broad Street in downtown Elyria is a safety hazard, and repairs must be addressed by mid-May.

According to the Chronicle Telegram, the owner plans to appeal.

A full report…in today’s Chronicle…

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SPORTS

-The Cleveland Indians lost 10-2 on Wednesday to the Minnesota Twins.

-The Cleveland Cavaliers fell to the Orlando Magic last night, 109-104.

-The first round of the NFL Draft is set for tonight in Cleveland. The Browns select at the 26th position.

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From the National Weather Service…

Today

Showers.

High near 56.

 

Tonight

A chance of showers.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 46.

 

Friday

Mostly sunny and breezy, with a high near 56.

 

Saturday

Sunny, with a high near 68.

 

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