Boy hit by train in Bellevue in ‘stable condition’
More details have been released on the boy who was hit by a train on Friday night on Route 269 in Bellevue. According to the Norwalk Reflector, Bellevue Police said the boy was “alert and in stable condition” after he had apparently been trying to put a rock under the wheels of an approaching train when the train’s back tanker and ladder hit him. He was then taken to a Toledo Hospital by helicopter.
Margaretta basketball coach resignation accepted by school board after suspension
The Margaretta School Board has unanimously voted to accept the resignation of veteran girls basketball coach Tim Tucker. Tucker was suspended last month for allegedly making ‘repeated demeaning comments’ involving team members. He then reached an agreement last week to retire after this season if he was allowed to coach in the postseason tournament; which begins tonight for the Polar Bears. The Sandusky Register reports that the Margaretta school board received an earful from Tucker supporters; but had no discussion on Tucker before voting.
You can nominate a Norwalk City Employee for Employee of the Month
Norwalk’s ‘City Employee of the Month’ can be nominated by the public. Nomination forms are available at each city department or the city’s website (www.norwalkoh.com) and must be delivered to Mayor Rob Duncan by mail, email, or in person by the first of the month. Awards will be based on attitude and commitment, work performance, and interpersonal skills.
Norwalk Area United Fund’s ‘Dine-out’ at Marcos Pizza today
It’s Wednesday…and that means you can eat some good food while also helping support a good cause. Today the Norwalk Area United Fund’s ‘Dine-out’ fundraiser stops at Marco’s Pizza in Norwalk. Part of today’s sales will support the fund’s 2017 Community Campaign.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST – 2/22
Today-Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66
Tonight-A slight chance of showers, mostly cloudy, with a low around 51
Thursday-A chance of showers, mainly in the afternoon, mostly cloudy, with a high near 67
Friday-A chance of showers and thunderstorms, cloudy and breezy, with a high near 72