Tuesday, June 12th, 2018

Norwalk/Immigration rally held Monday

Dozens gathered Monday afternoon in Norwalk’s Suhr Park to voice their displeasure of last week’s border patrol raid of Corso’s Garden and Flower Center.

The “Rally for Justice” featured speakers who protested against the way they say the 100-plus arrests were conducted as well as the splitting up of families.

Meanwhile…Corso’s has hired a public relation firm, Dix and Eaton, out of Cleveland.

 

Sandusky/Man pleads guilty to charges in bar shooting

A Sandusky man has pled guilty to felonious assault charges in connection with a bar shooting that left three people hurt in January.

28-year-old Jonathan Lacey was accused of shooting three people at Kaman’s Korner Bar on Milan Road and McKelvey Street in Sandusky.

None of the victims received life-threatening injuries.

 

State News/Bears

Bears are in the news in northeast Ohio.

A bear was reportedly struck and killed by a car on I-77 North in Akron this morning.

No one was hurt in that accident.  The bear was reportedly from Pennsylvania.

Also, two black bears were recently spotted in the Wadsworth area.

 

Willard/Man charged with robbery

A 29-year-old Willard man has been indicted on felony robbery and theft charges.

…Those charges stemming from Austin Burton’s alleged involvement in a suspected theft in April.

 

Sandusky/Former teacher passes from cancer

A beloved longtime teacher at Sandusky Schools has passed away.

48-year-old Diane Majoy died last week of non-smoker’s lung cancer.

The Hancock Elementary teacher worked for Sandusky Schools for nearly 30 years.

Majoy was an advocate for lung cancer awareness.

 

Sandusky/New school’s construction plans may be changing

Some construction plans for Sandusky’s Schools’ three new facilities may be changing.

District officials heard Monday from the construction manager who’s in charge of overseeing the project to build a new intermediate school, Ontario Primary and Hancock Academy.

Changes to roofing and window designs in all three buildings may be coming with the district hoping to re-bid the projects for Ontario Primary and the intermediate school.

The construction project was recently found to be over-budget by several million dollars and has been delayed a year.

School board member Brigette Green-Churchwell said Monday that while disappointed with the changes, they do not want to go back to taxpayers to ask for more money.

 

Vermilion/Several car entry thefts reported

Police in Vermilion are on the lookout after a rash of reported thefts from vehicles last week.

According to police records, 13 vehicle entries took place during a six-hour period last Wednesday; resulting in three stolen handguns, flashlights and loose change.

Police say all of the vehicles stolen from were left unlocked.

 

State News/Voters who haven’t voted in four-plus years to be removed from rolls

Boards of Elections across Ohio may now begin removing

names of registered voters who don’t vote over four years,

from the voting-rolls.

The U-S Supreme Court has rejected arguments in a case from

Ohio, that the removal-process violated federal voting laws.

 

Sandusky/Cedar Point’s ‘Brew and BBQ’ going on now

Cedar Point’s annual “Brew and Barbecue” celebration is now underway.

The FrontierTown Festival features over 100 micro and craft beers and four different styles of barbecue that you can sample; along with live entertainment.

The fun runs from 2:00 to 9:30 pm every day through July 1st.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

TUESDAY, JUNE 12TH, 2018

 

Today

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon.

Increasing clouds, with a high near 81.

 

Tonight

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 68.

 

Wednesday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly in the afternoon.

Partly sunny, with a high near 84.

 

Thursday

Sunny, with a high near 81.