In Huron County COVID-19 numbers…
There were 4 new reported cases on Monday.
The FDA has approved the usage of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for children ages 12 to 15.
Governor Mike DeWine said that following recommendations from the CDC and Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, as soon as Wednesday, Ohio will immediately expand vaccine eligibility to youth ages 12 to 15 and provide appropriate guidance for parents, guardians, and vaccine providers across the state.
The Erie County Health Department issued an ‘Overdose Spike Alert’ on Monday.
They say there were 4 drug overdose incidents this past weekend in Erie County, with all 4 incidents successfully reversed due to the use of Narcan.
Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost and more than 40 of his colleagues are demanding that Facebook abandon its plan to launch a version of Instagram for children under the age of 13 because it threatens their safety and well-being.
In a letter to Facebook/Instagram owner Mark Zuckerberg, a coalition of 44 attorneys general contend that social media can be detrimental to children for multiple reasons including the dangers of online predators and cyber bullying.
The latest stimulus package has the federal government sending out more than 350-BILLION-dollars to state and local governments across the country to address pandemic-related issues.
The first allocation has been announced…
- Nearly 19-million-dollars for the city of Elyria
- More than 32-million-dollars for the city of Lorain
- And more than 60-million-dollars for Lorain County
Officials have begun reviewing guidelines and restrictions on how that money can be spent.
In a plea deal, a Norwalk-area car dealer has been sentenced to probation.
According to Norwalk Ohio News.com, 49-year-old Ernest Jenkins, owner of Jenkins Auto Sales on Route 18, has pled guilty to 2 counts of receiving stolen property and violation of metal-scrapping laws.
The plea deal involved the dismissal of 19 other charges against Jenkins.
In recent months, the city of Lorain wanted to hear from residents regarding the future of the city’s parks.
More than 12-hundred responded, and according to the survey-results, most said, they would support a minimal levy, to improve and expand opportunities.
A full report in today’s Chronicle Telegram…
Beginning the week of May 23rd, Ohioans will be required to resume weekly work-search activities as part of future applications for unemployment-payments.
At the height of the pandemic…from mid-March through Dec. 1st of last year…the federal government authorized states to waive work-search requirements.
Lieutenant Governor Jon Husted says, businesses are creating jobs faster than the amount of employees returning to the workforce.
Another step taken…to bring a roundabout to Avon Lake…City council has authorized an engineering firm to apply for funding, for roundabout construction at Lake and Miller…
The city hopes to improve safety and traffic flow.
Ohio First Lady Fran DeWine spent part of her day, Monday, in Lorain County.
She cut the ribbon at a new “Storybook Trail” at Findlay State Park in Wellington.
The trail is designed to encourage reading at an early age…and is a partnership between the state and the Dolly Parton Imagination Library.
A road closure in Huron County…
Collins Road, between Hartland Center Road and DeRussey Road, is closed for a bridge deck replacement.
It’s expected to remain closed for 3 weeks.
A summer concert series is coming to Oakwood Park in South Lorain.
The family-friendly event will run from 4 until 9, Saturdays, beginning June 5th.
The city of Elyria has begun testing the new fountain on Ely Square.
The city wants to make sure, it’s all-systems-go, for dedication ceremonies later this month.
Work on the new fountain began several years ago under former mayor Holly Brinda.
-The Cavs lost to Indiana last night, 111-102.
From the National Weather Service…
Mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 53.
Partly cloudy, with a low around 37.
Sunny, with a high near 58.
Sunny, with a high near 65.