Good news, for the Erie-Ottawa International Airport in Port Clinton.
It’s getting a state grant of nearly $640,000, to rehabilitate the airport’s taxiways and its primary runway. The grant announcement was made Friday.
We told you Friday that Ohio’s October unemployment rate was 4.4 percent, the lowest since August of 2001.
According to the Ohio Department of Job and Family Services, employment went up by nearly 31,000 last month. Ohio’s unemployment rate is lower than the U.S. average of five percent.
The city of Norwalk’s annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony is set for this Saturday.
It’ll be held at 6:45, on West Main Street in Downtown Norwalk. It’s all part of Shop Small Saturday, and Light Up Norwalk. Santa will be at the Norwalk Theater on East Main between 2 and 6, and free carriage rides will be offered downtown between 2:30 and 5:30. Also on tap: a kids craft corner at the Norwalk Public Library between noon and 4, and free tours of the Firelands Historical Museum from 3 until 6.
Ohio Governor John Kasich is taking jabs at Donald Trump.
As Trump gets ready to speak at the Greater Columbus Convention Center today, Kasich told Meet the Press yesterday that it’s quote “nonsense” for the US to close some mosques and that he has been quote “in a virtual war with Donald trump over these things. I’ve flat out condemned the idea that we were going to have Muslims register.”
A new safe haven for domestic violence victims is in the works for Sandusky.
2010 Perkins High School Graduate, Alysia Gilliam is overseeing work on Crystal Towers. It will be a sober living transitional setting for women and their children escaping violence. She is still trying to meet her goal of $10,000 to open the triplex on Hancock Street in early 2016. To donate, you can go to go-fund-me-dot-com-slash-crystal-tower.
It looks as though Norwalk City Schools and the Norwalk Teachers Association have reached a tentative agreement in contract negotiations.
Details are not available until both sides have voted and ratified it. Norwalk Teachers Association president, Rob Thimke, told the Norwalk Reflector, quote, “We have an agreement and it will be up to the members to agree to the terms and conditions.” He also said the earliest the vote could happen is December first. The school board will vote on the contract agreement after the teachers approve it.