Melanoma Cancer Awareness game planned at Edison to support former Coach Todd Robinson
Edison High School is hosting a Melanoma Awareness game on February 4th to support alum and former coach Todd Robinson; who was diagnosed with Melanoma back in May. All of the money raised will go to Robinson; who then plans on donating it to Firelands Regional Medical Center; where he receives treatment. Special ‘Team Robinson’ t-shirts are available for pre-order through today at Edison High School. The game features a boys’ basketball tripleheader versus Firelands, starting at 5:00 pm.
Morning fires in Norwalk and Sandusky on Thursday
Fires took place in both Norwalk and Sandusky on Thursday. In Sandusky, according to the Sandusky Register, a morning blaze caused significant damage to a home on the 700 block of Fox Street. In Norwalk, the Norwalk Reflector reports that a Land Rover vehicle received heavy damage while parked outside the Fisher-Titus Medical Center’s Snyder White facility. The causes of both fires are under investigation; with the blaze in Sandusky appearing to be accidental. No injuries were reported in either blaze.
City of Norwalk app available for download
The City of Norwalk mobile phone app was recently launched by the Norwalk Economic Development Corporation. Economic Development Assistant Chris Castle said the app is a one-stop shop for everything you would need to find in the City of Norwalk; including retail, food, local government and industry. The app is available for free download on your smart phone via iTunes or Google Play.
Norwalk Area United Fund’s ‘Tool Time’ event has tickets available to purchase
Tickets are now available for purchase for the Norwalk Area United Fund’s Tool Time fundraiser. This year’s grand prize winner will be able to choose one of three prize packages including a tool package, grocery package with gift cards to many local grocers, or a whole house generator with standard installation. Tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20.‘Tool Time’ takes place April 29th at the Huron County Fairgrounds.
Ohioans pay among lowest for insurance
Lieutenant Governor Mary Taylor announced that Ohioans pay among the lowest average premiums in the nation for auto and homeowners insurance according to a national study. The National Association of Insurance Commissioners found Ohioans paid an average of $797 (9th lowest) for homeowners insurance and $683 (12th lowest) for auto insurance in 2014 (most recent data available). Ohio’s combined average savings are $518 below the national averages.
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST – 1/20
Today -Rain, mainly in the morning. High near 50.
Tonight-A chance of showers, mainly overnight. Cloudy, with a low around 45.
Saturday-A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 57.
Sunday-A chance of showers. Cloudy, with a high near 50.