A Clyde man died in a house fire on Monday.
Thomas Cooper was 70.
According to the Fremont News-Messenger, the fire occurred at a home on Bertha Avenue in Clyde, with a woman able to escape the blaze.
The cause of the fire was electrical; having to do with an extension cord, said the State Fire Marshal.
Police in Elyria are asking for your help in finding a bank robber.
They’ve released a picture from surveillance video of a man wearing a mask who Monday afternoon, walked into the LorMet Credit Union on East Broad Street and walked out with cash.
Police believe, the same man might have been responsible for a similar robbery January 9th at Key Bank on West River Road.
A fraud alert from the Vermilion Police Department…
They say they’ve seen an uptick in scam cases here recently, coming from an unsolicited phone call or an email to the victims, which are usually of the older population.
Police offered some red flags that could mean you’re being targeted by fraudsters.
Those include scams involving gift cards, an unknown fee being charged to an account, someone taking control over a victim’s computer, someone asking for bond money for an incarcerated family member and scams involving extended vehicle warranties.
A reminder to Norwalk residents…
A three-week water-main construction project is scheduled to start today, which will result in water service being shut off temporarily to some homes.
The water main work is slated for Milan Avenue, which will affect properties between Republic Street and Lais Road.
Most of the water interruptions should be less than an hour, but could vary, says the city.
The contractor will notify affected property owners 24 hours in advance.
Now hiring…Cedar Point.
The park has announced they’re looking to hire 7,000 seasonal associates for the 2023 season.
The park anticipates filling the majority of those roles during a week-long hiring blitz to be held February 18th to 24th as part of the largest-ever recruiting campaign by Cedar Point’s parent company, Cedar Fair, across all its parks in the United States and Canada.
Cedar Point will host in-person job fairs at Sawmill Creek Resort, the EHOVE Career Center and the Cedar Point Recruiting Center throughout the week.
The city of Elyria and Mayor Frank Whitfield’s former Public Information Officer Kevin Cloud have agreed on a separation package.
Mum’s the word on the terms of the settlement…and allegations that Cloud’s personnel file was altered improperly prior to his dismissal.
Cloud served as Elyria’s Public Information Officer for about 7 months
The latest numbers show Sandusky still in first place in the USA Today online poll for Best Coastal Small Town in the country.
According to the Sandusky Register, the city also moved up from fifth to fourth place in the poll for Best Midwestern Small Town.
Sandusky won the Best Coastal Small Town honor in 2019.
You can vote this year through February 20th at 10best-dot-com.
It’s not every day that middle school drama students get to learn from seasoned pros, but yesterday was the day in Wellington.
Members of the McCormick Middle School Drama Club took part in a workshop with members of the Great Lakes Theater.
-Last night, LeBron James became the NBA’s all-time leading scorer by putting up 38 points in a Lakers loss to Oklahoma City, 133-130.
From the National Weather Service…
Partly sunny, with a high near 47.
Showers, mainly overnight.
Low around 36.
High near 62.