TUESDAY, AUGUST 31st, 2021
In COVID numbers….
The state saw just over 3,000 new reported cases on Monday.
In Huron County, 23 new cases were reported on Monday.
Lorain County Public Health now reports 460 active COVID cases…up from 10 about 6 weeks ago. COVID-related hospitalizations are up as well…from 16 a week ago to 21.
The U-S Marshall’s Office is asking for your help in finding 3 Akron-area, teenage girls…one of them, last seen in Brunswick, August 3rd.
Sarah Jo Clark is 15 years old.
The U-S Marshall’s Office says, the cases of the missing girls are not related.
Four men…three of them from Lorain County…face prostitution charges.
Those charges stem from a sting at Motel 6 in Amherst, carried out by the Lorain County Prosecutor’s Office and the Cuyahoga County Human Trafficking Task Force.
An area school is one of 68 Ohio schools to be honored with the state’s Purple Star Award this year.
The award recognizes a school’s commitment to serving and supporting students and families connected to the United States armed forces and Ohio National Guard.
Receiving the honor locally…Saint Paul High School in Norwalk, as they’ve been named to the Class of 2021.
Today marks ‘International Drug Overdose Awareness Day’.
To recognize the day, Sandusky’s Project Noelle is hosting an event this evening.
It will begin at 6 pm at Shoreline Park, and include free Narcan, Narcan training and a candlelight vigil.
A 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony has been planned in Norwalk.
It will begin at 8:25 am on September 11th at Shady Lane Park, and will coincide with the timeline of events on the tragic day 20 years ago.
The two-hour event is being put on by the Huron County Veteran Service Commission and Northern Ohio Fraternal Order of the Leatherheads Society.
Lorain County Community College has secured a 155-thousand-dollar “Campus Security Grant” from the state of Ohio.
The grant is part of a statewide effort to improve security at higher education facilities.
Huron City Schools is in the market for a new treasurer.
According to the Sandusky Register, current treasurer Randy Drewyor has resigned; as he’s headed to Perrysburg Schools to become their new treasurer.
Drewyor had been with Huron Schools since 2019.
A temporary road closure in Huron County…
New State Road, between Town Line Road 12 and Boughtonville Road is scheduled to be shut down to traffic both today and tomorrow for culvert maintenance.
The Milan Avenue Bridge has re-opened.
It had been closed since early June for repairs.
The countdown is on, to the return of the Cleveland Pops Orchestra to Ely Square in downtown Elyria.
The free concert is scheduled for 7 o’clock Saturday night, under the direction of conductor Carl Topilow.
The concert will also mark the return of special guest Lester Lynch, a renowned baritone who graduated from Elyria High School.
The Friendship A-P-L in Elyria re-opens today, and they’re looking to place nearly 100 animals in good homes.
Friendship is taking part in a national campaign called, “Clear the Shelter”…which runs through September 19th.
Last year, more than 200 pets were adopted during the multi-week campaign.
-After a day off, the Cleveland Indians are back in action tonight, at Kansas City. First pitch set for 8:10 pm on 95.3 WLKR.
From the National Weather Service…
Partly sunny, with a high near 81.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 64.
A chance of showers.
Mostly sunny, breezy, with a high near 76.