Monday, February 26th, 2018

Huron County/Three vehicle fatal crash Friday

A Medina man died in a three vehicle crash Friday afternoon at the intersection of U.S. 20 and State Route 601 in Huron County’s Townsend Township.

Arvin Shah was 69.  His wife, Aruna, received serious injuries.

Authorities say Shah’s car pulled out from the stop sign at Route 601 and was struck in the driver’s side by a truck driven by 57-year-old Jay Kimball of Collins.

Their vehicles then struck a dump truck.

Kimball was not seriously hurt.


Sandusky/Teen killed by his semi-automatic handgun

Police are calling the death last Thursday of an 18-year-old Sandusky man a “terrible accident”.

According to authorities, John Verhovec Jr. of Perry Street was showing off a semi-automatic handgun to friends when the gun fired.

Police are still investigating the incident; but they stressed there is nothing to indicate foul play.


Norwalk/School and teachers union reach agreement

A 3-year labor agreement has been reached by Norwalk City Schools and the Norwalk Teacher’s Association.

Late last week, the Norwalk City School board approved a three-year deal, effective July 1st.

The agreement includes base-salary increases of 1-and-a-half percent during each of the next three years as well as a bump in employee contributions to healthcare.


Perkins Township/Perkins superintendent off to new job this summer

Perkins Schools’ superintendent Jodie Hausmann will leave the district this summer for a new school.

Hausman, after two years with Perkins, will be the next superintendent of Bay Village Schools, effective August 1st.


Sandusky/Attorneys reach $200 settlement with Ohio Veterans Home

A Sandusky law firm has received a $200,000 settlement from the state in a wrongful death case of a former Ohio Veterans Home resident.

The attorneys, Murray and Murray, representing 67-year-old Harry Kimberlin say their legal battle ended after two years of intense litigation.

In 2013, Kimberlin, who suffered from dementia, died from injuries suffered after a car struck him while crossing the road in a motorized wheelchair at the intersection of Strub and U.S. 250.


Milan/Edison student honored for overcoming hardships

Edison High School’s Castera Mastrapaolo, a football player for the Chargers, received a national honor Friday for overcoming extreme hardships.

Cleveland Browns quarterback DeShone Kizer along with The U-S Marine Corp and Max Preps presented the Edison junior with their “Male Athlete of the Month” award.

Cas was a child slave in Haiti, but overcame malnutrition and other health issues after being purchased by a missionary and then adopted.

Cas received a special varsity jacket and will have his story published online through CBS Sports and Max Preps.


Huron County/Scam alert

The Huron County Clerk of Courts Office has received reports from some local residents that they’ve been getting phone calls from a person claiming to be a process server on behalf of the Clerk of Courts.

The caller requested that the parties meet them at a fast food restaurant.

Clerk of Courts, Susan Hazel, wants to warn local residents that this appears to be a scam.






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