If the forecast holds up, it’s going to be a very warm holiday weekend.
Highs Friday through Monday are expected to hit the upper 80′s or 90.
It should be a very nice night for the Smiley Automotive and Milan Chamber of Commerce Tuesday night cruise-in.
Cruise-ins are held in downtown Milan between 5-9pm every Tuesday. There’s music and raffles, and many businesses on the square will be open. The cruise-ins are completely free.
The Edison Lady Chargers softball team has been named #1 in the state, by the Ohio High School Fastpitch Softball Coaches Association.
Edison will play Martins Ferry in this Thursday’s regional semifinals at Ashland. The game has been moved from 5pm to 6pm to accommodate Edison baseball fans coming from Elida. The Chargers will play Lima Central Catholic at 2pm Thursday.
A Huron man remains in serious condition, after an early Sunday morning accident in Berlin Heights.
19-year-old Brady Freeman is at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo. He was flown there, after crashing his pickup into a tree at Berlin and Barrows Roads. The highway patrol believes alcohol was a factor in the crash. Charges are pending.
New figures show Erie County’s April jobless rate dipped below the state average.
It was seven percent, compared to the Ohio average of 7.4 percent. According to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, Huron County’s April unemployment rate declined by more than two percent, to 9.8 percent.
Monroeville school voters will head to the polls this fall.
The Board of Education has agreed to place a $4 million dollar bond issue on the ballot in November. If approved, it would pay for a pre-K to third grade addition, along with roof repairs and furnishings.
A reminder…The Click It or Ticket seat belt enforcement effort is in full swing.
Law enforcement officers all over are cracking down on those who don’t wear seat belts.
The Memorial Day weekend brings with it the Walleye Festival in Port Clinton.
It begins Saturday. In Monroeville, there’s no Dam Festival this year. Organizers said it may return in 2013.
Also this weekend: The Great American Treasure Hunt. The area’s largest street sale will run from 8am until 2pm Saturday in downtown Norwalk.
The city of Sandusky is getting nearly $1 million in state funds, to demolish the former Sandusky Cabinets building on East Washington Street.
The money will also help cover decontamination costs. Work will begin late this year.
One week from today is when Ohio’s second casino will open its doors.
The Hollywood Casino Toledo will follow Cleveland’s Horseshoe Casino.