WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 1st, 2021

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Authorities say there was no sign of foul play in the death of a Monroeville man whose body was found Monday night behind the Star View Drive-In in Huron County.

Steven Witter was 65; and appeared to die of natural causes.

According to Norwalk Ohio News.com, Witter had left Monday morning for a hunting trip and never returned.

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A man missing from a boat crash 2 weeks ago in Huron has been identified.

According to the Sandusky Register, 54-year-old James Muncy of Wakeman has not been located since 2 boats collided near Cranberry Creek Marina on November 16th.

4 people were reportedly involved in the crash, with one dying from injuries – 55-year-old Wade Lafferty of Vermilion – and 2 others from Mansfield were hurt.

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A Huron man has joined the State Highway Patrol’s ‘Saved by the Belt Club’. 

A seat belt helped save Parker Keynes from sustaining serious injury during a crash on Route 6 in Erie County last month.

Keynes received a ‘Saved by the Belt’ certificate and license plate bracket.

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The Erie County Health Department has released their latest weekly COVID Update.

2 new deaths and 269 new cases were reported during the time frame of November 21st to 27th, putting the death toll at 250 since the pandemic began.

54 percent of Erie County residents are fully vaccinated for COVID.

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Checking other COVID-19 numbers…

Cases were up statewide on Tuesday with 6,700, more than the 21-day rolling average of 5,200.

Huron County saw 3 new deaths and 45 new cases on Tuesday; with the death toll now at 158.

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Today, Lorain County Public Health will host a COVID vaccine clinic at their offices on Murray Ridge Road, from 3 until 7 pm.

Vaccines and boosters will be available.

They’ll host another clinic tomorrow…from 2 until 6 pm…at the Lorain County Fairgrounds in Wellington.

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Two students from Lorain County will further their education, thanks to the state’s Vax 2 School COVID vaccination program.

Bentley Hall of Avon Lake and Rilyn Hernandez of Lorain have each won 10-thousand-dollar scholarships.

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A committee of Elyria City Council recommends, the full council approve a 3-year contract with police.

According to the Chronicle Telegram, the package includes annual raises of 2-and-a-half-percent.

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Look for extra patrol on the road in Sandusky County this month of December.

It’s because of a state grant.

Overtime shifts will be scheduled with a focus on the Winter Holiday and the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign.

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A new park is coming to Amherst.

The Nordson Corporation has donated to the city, more than 5 acres of land and the historic train station on Franklin Avenue.

The depot was built more than 100 years ago.

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Today, the Second Harvest Food Bank will host a drive-thru mobile food pantry in Lorain.

It’ll be held at Longfellow Middle School from 4:30 until 6 pm.

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SPORTS

-In men’s college basketball, Ohio State upset the number-one team in the country last night, defeating Duke 71-66.

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From the National Weather Service…

Today

A chance of light rain.

Cloudy, with a high near 47.

 

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 40.

 

Thursday

Cloudy, then gradually becoming mostly sunny.

Breezy, with a high near 56.

 

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