WEDNESDAY, JULY 21st, 2021

Developments from a fatal crash last May…

The State Highway Patrol says that a Huron driver responsible for a double fatal crash that killed him and a 15-year-old Norwalk girl, was legally drunk.

According to Norwalk Ohio News.com, 49-year-old Nicholas Barylski’s blood-alcohol content tested 3 times the legal limit.

Norwalk High School sophomore Ally Jo Kurdinant was a passenger in a vehicle struck by Barylski on Mason Road in Milan Township.

The driver of the other vehicle, 36-year-old Veronica Stanley of Norwalk, was seriously hurt.

The Ohio Investigative Unit is looking into the events that led to Barylski being drunk and behind the wheel.

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The Assistant Fire Chief in Brunswick Hills is being called a life saver, after saving the life of a 2- year old girl.

Tim Haas was on a family vacation in Mexico when he saw the girl, pulled from a swimming pool, and applied CPR…which brought her back to life.

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In Huron County COVID-19 numbers…

According to Norwalk Ohio News.com, 5 new cases were reported on Tuesday.

There were no new deaths, leaving the fatality number at 122.

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To mask or not to mask, that’s the question schools are facing heading into the next academic year. 

Lorain County Health Commissioner Dave Covell says that the Ohio Department of Health is expected to release guidance on masks in schools in the next day or 2.

Superintendents in Lorain County are expected to meet this Friday, with masking likely on the agenda.

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The Huron City School Board has decided to put a 5-year, 5.6 mill emergency replacement levy on the ballot this November. 

73 percent of voters declined the same monetary levy amount back in May.

According to the Sandusky Register, the levy, if approved, would produce $2.1 million per year for items such as salary and benefits for employees; as well as classroom materials and student programming.

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In Medina County…

The county commissioners have agreed to spend about 500-thousand-dollars of so-called federal “American Rescue” money for upgrades at the Medina County Jail and the Medina County Home.

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Voters in the Lorain School System will consider a new levy in the fall.

The Lorain School Board has agreed to place a 5-year, 6-point-8 mill levy on the November ballot.

It would generate about 4-million-dollars-a-year for operating expenses.

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Among those hiring right now…the IRS.

They’re looking to fill 350 ‘contact representative’ positions across 3 states, including Ohio.

Those interested can apply by creating a profile at usajobs.gov.

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Today, the Second Harvest Food Bank will bring its Mobile Food Pantry to Brookside High School on Harris Road in Sheffield Lake.

It’ll open at 4 o’clock. (until 5:30pm).

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Downtown Lorain will come alive tonight with a performance at the Black River Landing by Lita Ford.

Tonight’s concert is called, “Vaxxin on the River”…

The first 5-thousand people with COVID-19 vaccination cards…or those who get the vaccine on-site tonight…get in free.

The promotion is sponsored, in part, by:

  • Rockin’ on the River
  • The City of Lorain
  • Lorain County Public Health

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SPORTS

-The Cleveland Indians lost at Houston last night, 9-3.  The 2 teams will wrap up their 3-game series tonight in Texas.

-The Milwaukee Bucks are NBA champions; defeating Phoenix last night to win the NBA Finals 4 games to 2.

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From the National Weather Service…

Today

Partly sunny, with a high near 75.

 

Tonight

Partly cloudy, with a low around 57.

 

Thursday

Sunny, with a high near 78.