TUESDAY, JULY 6th, 2021

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Norwalk Police are investigating a 2-vehicle crash that involved a motorcycle.

According to Norwalk Ohio News.com and the Norwalk PD, cycle driver 41-year-old Billy Thompson and passenger 42-year-old Ginger Dean, both from Norwalk, received minor injuries when they rear-ended a car that stopped quickly.

The accident took place on West Main Street, near North West Street, on Saturday morning.

The car fled the scene and was not found.

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The Norwalk post of the State Highway Patrol has announced that an OVI checkpoint to deter and intercept impaired drivers will happen this week.

The county where the checkpoint will take place will be announced the day prior to the checkpoint, and the location will be announced the morning of the checkpoint.

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In Willard…

AEP will be turning off the power in select areas of the city today from 6 am until 10 am, while fixing a safety issue.

Those affected by the outage should’ve received a phone call.

Also, construction will be going on around the Route 103 (Tiffin Street) underpass, with drivers asked to stay away from that area.

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A road construction project in Milan is slated to begin today.

Route 113 will be closed to through traffic as the first phase of a widening project begins.

Detours have been set up for both local and commercial traffic.

It’s expected to be closed for close to 60 days.

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Today, the Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio will host a drive-thru mobile food pantry at Ely Stadium.

It’ll run from 2:00 to 4:00 pm.

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Actor Mark Wahlberg will soon have a stake in Lorain County.

The Joe Firment Chevrolet dealership in Avon has been sold to the Jay Feldman Automotive Group, in which Wahlberg is a partner.

The dealership had been in the Firment family for 40 years.

All jobs there are expected to be safe.

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More and more people are heading back to the showroom.

According to the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association, June sales were up 14-percent from a year ago…and 24-percent, year-to-date.

Your local volume leader last month…Chevrolet, followed by Ford and Honda.

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The Norwalk Independence Day Parade was held on Monday.

Here are some of the judge’s winners…

Business Float…Piney Paradise

Civic float…Norwalk Eagles

Commercial float…Bait Brothers

Youth float…Norwalk Police Department D.A.R.E. Program

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SPORTS

The Cleveland Indians have now lost 7 in a row. Tampa Bay topped the Tribe last night 9-8.

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From the National Weather Service…

Today

Mostly sunny, with a high near 91.

Heat index values as high as 95.

 

Tonight

A slight chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Partly cloudy, with a low around 72.

 

Wednesday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Increasing clouds, with a high near 89.

 

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