MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 13th, 2021

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A hero will be laid to rest today…

Funeral services are to be held at 11 am at the Edison High School football stadium in Milan for U.S. Navy Corpsman, 22-year-old Max Soviak of Berlin Heights.

Calling hours were held yesterday at the Edison High School Field House for Soviak, who was killed last month in a terrorist attack at the Kabul airport in Afghanistan.

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Route 269 (South Washington Street) at the south Castalia village limits will be closed for several hours.

Authorities say a crash took place there, resulting in a downed utility pole with wires across the roadway.

Ohio Edison crews are on-site.

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In Huron County COVID numbers…

There were 77 new reported cases on Sunday; with Huron County Public Health reporting 342 new cases over a recent 7-day span, up from 260 the previous week.

The average age of cases has decreased, with the highest number of cases reported in the 11 to 20 age group.

All Huron County zip codes are currently reporting cases, with the highest incidence in Willard.

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New numbers from the Ohio Department of Health show, the state is closing in on 49-percent, in terms of those fully vaccinated for COVID-19.

Lorain County stands at 53-percent.

Yesterday, the state reported another 44-hundred new COVID cases…103 of them in Lorain County.

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A local school has updated their mask policy.

Sandusky City Schools have mandated masks for all students and staff, starting today.

Sandusky School District employees have been required to wear face coverings since September 7th.

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The Highway Patrol continues its investigation into a fatal crash in Pittsfield Township.

Troopers say, it appears 30 year old Rochelle Hamilton of Avon Lake veered off Route 20, struck a ditch and overturned several times.

She was taken to Metro.

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A rash of burglaries in Willard…

Authorities say they occurred last Thursday and Friday in the city and west of the city on Willard West Road, Liberty Road and Lamar Court.

The incidents reportedly took place during the overnight hours.

The Huron County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents to lock up their homes and cars and to look over their security cameras for suspicious activity.

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The city of Norwalk and its firefighters have agreed to a new 3-year contract.

The Norwalk Reflector reports that the deal, which begins next year, includes a 2 percent pay raise in 2022 and a 2-and-half increase in both 2023 and 2024.

The contract is expected to be finalized when City Council meets Tuesday.

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Official ribbon-cutting ceremonies were held yesterday in Oberlin, for a new, 17-and-a-half-million-dollar elementary school…

Construction was made possible by voters who endorsed a money-issue in 2018.

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The City of Sandusky and Firelands Health are pleased to announce the opening of the Adult Fitness Area at Shoreline Park, which was officially unveiled on Friday.

The new Fitness Area is comprised of multiple pieces of fitness equipment including energy and strength wheels, an assisted step around, a push-up bar, and a skill trainer.

It is located next to the Shoreline Park pavilion, just a short distance from the playground area.

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SPORTS

-The Cleveland Browns lost their season opener at Kansas City on Sunday, 33-29.

-The Cleveland Indians were blown out by Milwaukee on Sunday, 11-1.

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From the National Weather Service…

Today

Partly sunny, with a high near 85.

 

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low around 68.

 

Tuesday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Partly sunny, with a high near 87.

 

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