News

MONDAY, JANUARY 4th, 2021

In COVID-19 News…

Erie County now has a total of 5,001 cases of the Coronavirus and 107 deaths reported since the pandemic began.

Since the pandemic began, Huron County has a total of 3,472 cases of the Coronavirus and 37 reported deaths.

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According to the Ohio Department of Health, about 160-thousand Ohioans have been vaccinated so far.

That represents a little more than one percent of the population.

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We enter the week with Lorain County Public Health reporting more than 12-thousand-200 COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began.

The death toll stands at 147…most of those, people at least 70 years of age.

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Today, the Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio will host a mobile food pantry for those-in-need, at Ely Stadium.

It’ll run from 2 until 4.

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Police in Sandusky arrested a teenage boy on Friday.

According to the Sandusky Register…

At around 2:30am officers pulled over a vehicle full of teenagers for driving without headlights on.

A boy got out of the vehicle and officers allegedly found an open container of alcohol at his feet. He was then searched and officers found a loaded 9mm handgun in the pocket of his sweatshirt.

The boy was taken to the Erie County Juvenile Detention Center and faces charges of carrying a concealed firearm, improper handling of a firearm in a vehicle, resisting arrest, underage alcohol possession, and violation of curfew.

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A local bar was cited for violating health orders.

Lagoon Saloon has been cited for violating health orders on Saturday. The saloon was noted to be overcrowded; many patrons were not wearing masks or social distancing.

This is the third time that the Lagoon Saloon has been cited for violations.

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January is Fire Fighter Cancer Awareness Month.

Fire Fighter occupational cancer is the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths in the fire service.

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Local Firefighter retires after 27 years of service.

Congratulations go out to Ricky McGee from the Sandusky Fire Department.

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No one was hurt following an apartment fire on Campbell Street on Sunday.

According to the Sandusky Register…

The Sandusky fire department responded to the fire at around 6:30am. Captain Mario D’amico said the fire was caused by unattended food left on a stove and that the fire did about $15,000 worth of damages.

The apartment’s sole occupant was not injured but was taken to Firelands Regional Medical Center due to possible smoke inhalation.

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City of Norwalk residents can set their Christmas trees out for pick up this week on their normal trash day.

Undecorated trees can be placed in the tree lawn for pick up.

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SPORTS

The Cleveland Browns’ playoff drought is over…They defeated Pittsburgh 24-22 on Sunday to secure a playoff bid for the first time since 2002.  The Browns opponent for the first round of the playoffs will be Pittsburgh again.  The rematch will be in Pittsburgh this Sunday night at 8:15 pm.

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FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE …

Today

Cloudy, with a high near 37.

 

Tonight

A slight chance of snow showers after midnight.

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 30.

 

Tuesday

A slight chance of snow showers. Cloudy, with a high near 37.

 

Wednesday

A slight chance of snow showers, mixing with rain after 11am, then

gradually ending. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 37.