WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 1st, 2021
Looking at COVID numbers…
Statewide, 5,900 cases were reported on Tuesday.
In Huron County, there were 45 new reported cases on Tuesday.
Over the last week, the Erie County Health Department reports 2 new deaths for a total of 218 since the pandemic began; along with 216 new cases. In Erie County, nearly 50 percent of residents are fully vaccinated.
Students in the Elyria School System will begin the new school year next week, and yesterday, Superintendent Ann Schloss announced; students younger than 12 who cannot get a COVID vaccine, must wear a mask in school.
Others are strongly encouraged to wear masks.
Other school systems that previously opened their doors are revising their mask policies.
In Avon….masks for children up to 6th grade…starting today…
In North Ridgeville…masks for children up to 6th grade…starting next Tuesday.
A crew member of country music star Keith Urban who fell off the stage last week prior to Day 2 of the Bash on the Bay music event at Put-in-Bay…died from his injuries.
Randy “Baja” Fletcher, a well-known production manager in Nashville, was 72.
According to the Sandusky Register, Fletcher suffered the fall last Thursday morning and was air-lifted to a Toledo Hospital…passing away on Friday.
A 15-year-old boy from North Ridgeville faces criminal charges…accused of walking into a service station late Monday night with a loaded rifle, and walking out with several stolen items.
The boy was picked up by police a short time later, on Center Ridge Road.
An outpatient drug and alcohol addiction treatment center is coming to the Sandusky-area.
Bright-View will be opening later this month on East Perkins Avenue.
A grand opening date has not yet been set.
The first of 6 community ice cream socials happens tonight at Talon Flohr Park in Sandusky.
It begins at 7 pm, and includes an opportunity to talk about local issues and projects with City Commissioners and staff.
Those wishing to attend are asked to RSVP on the City of Sandusky Facebook page.
The new day, the new month, brings higher prices at the pump…
After a 2-week drop-off, many service stations pumped up their pump prices overnight to 3-09 a gallon.
Bee…on the lookout for an upcoming festival in Norwalk.
The 1st annual Heartland Honey Festival has been announced for September 12th.
Sheri’s Coffee Shop will host the family-fun event from 11 am to 4 pm, which will include a celebration of the harvest and local beekeeping community.
Final preparations are being made for Norwalk’s city-wide yard sale.
Yesterday was the deadline to sign-up…and today the list of sales will be made available at City Hall or the City of Norwalk’s Facebook page.
The sales take place this Friday through Monday.
-The Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals last night 7-2.
From the National Weather Service…
A chance of showers, mainly before noon.
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, also breezy, with a high near 75.
Mostly clear, with a low around 58.
Sunny, with a high near 74.