Perkins Township has named an interim police chief.
According to the Sandusky Register, last night, trustees named Jeff Musser to the job.
Musser has been with the Perkins P-D since 1998, most recently being the second-in command as the head of the patrol division.
Police Chief Vince Donald died of likely natural causes last Friday at the age of 48.
Donald had been police chief since July of 2020.
A woman…on juvenile probation in Lorain County…has been sentenced to life-in-prison.
19-year-old Tamara McLloyd was convicted of shooting and killing off-duty Cleveland Police Officer Shane Bartek, during a carjacking on Cleveland’s west side.
She…and two other men…were also accused of a series of armed robberies.
McLloyd will be eligible for parole in about 50 years.
The Norwalk Economic Development Corporation has handed out their 2022 awards to 4 local businesses.
The Norwalk Reflector reports that American Excelsior and American Timber & Steel were given the Golden Maple Award for creating jobs and making capital improvement investments.
For their Future took home the Entrepreneurial Spirit Award for their commitment to lower plastic waste
Crazeweld won the Innovation Award for manufacturing the SafePurge Air Mover on Plank Road.
The City of Elyria will host a Public Safety Town Hall with Mayor Frank Whitfield and City of Lorain Mayor, Jack Bradley.
They’ll discuss community-based crime prevention, law enforcement, and investing in youth programming and mentorship.
It’ll be held Friday from 5:30 until 7 pm at Elyria’s South Park Recreation Center.
The numbers are in from this past Saturday’s Huron County Board of Mental Health and Addiction Services’ 2nd annual Recovery Walk…
According to Norwalk Ohio News-dot-com, nearly 50 people participated in the walk while 11 providers were on hand with information on recovery and 5 guest speakers spoke of their own personal journeys in recovery.
The event was held at the New London Reservoir.
The City of Norwalk has released some fall dates to remember.
-Annual Brush Pickup – October 17th through October 21st (weekly curbside ends)
-Limited Trash Pickup – October 24th through October 28th (on regular trash day)
-City Trick-or-Treat – October 31st from 6:00 to 7:30 pm
Perkins Township’s 6th annual Community Day event is planned for Thursday.
The free event celebrating Perkins’ heritage will take place at the Erie County Fairgrounds from noon to 4 pm, and offer vendors, a craft show, a dog parade and activities for all ages.
Final preparations are underway for tomorrow’s Drive Thru Mobile Food Pantry at Oakwood Park in Lorain.
Second Harvest will be on-site tomorrow from 2 until 4 pm, to help those-in-need.
Lorain County Community College has announced plans for its 34th annual College Fair.
It’ll be held Monday October 10th in the Ewing Activities Center.
It’s a one-stop opportunity for prospective students to learn about more than 100 colleges and universities, including those that are part of the University Partnership.
-The Cleveland Guardians fell at home last night, 6-5, to Tampa Bay, in 11 innings.
From the National Weather Service…
A chance of showers, mainly after noon.
Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60.
A slight chance of showers.
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Partly sunny, with a high near 61.