Sandusky Apartment Fire displaces 16 Families
A fire late Sunday night into Monday morning at an apartment complex in Sandusky has displaced 16 families. The apartments at 1817 East Shoreway Drive are likely a total loss after upper sections of the building were heavily damaged in the blaze. Fire crews were on scene until around 7:00 am Monday morning. The official cause of the fire has not yet been determined.
Bellevue Community Days Festival begins Thursday
The 14th annual Bellevue Community Days Festival is this Thursday through Saturday. Highlights of the event include midway rides, food-eating contests, and live music, along with a 5K run and fireworks on Friday night; and a classic car show and parade on Saturday morning. The free “Marvelous Mutts” dog show, will also take place all three days of the festival. Festival badges are also available to purchase, which give discounts to area businesses, entries into cash and prize raffles, and free entry into festival eating contests.
Patrol planning OVI Checkpoint this week
The Ohio State Highway Patrol in Sandusky has announced that troopers will operate an OVI checkpoint later this week to discourage and intercept impaired drivers. The county where the checkpoint will take place will be announced the day prior to the checkpoint, and the location will be announced the morning of the checkpoint. The patrol says if you plan to consume alcohol, designate a driver or make other travel arrangements before you drink.
Monroeville looking to hire part-time Police Officer
The Monroeville Police Department is now accepting applications for the position of part-time police officer. Those who are interested must be a certified police officer or in the process of doing so. Applicants who are selected for employment must pass a background check and drug screening test. For applications, visit the police department’s web site, at www.monroevillepolice.com or stop by the Monroeville Police Department.
Huron County Public Health announces St. Paul student as Anti-Tobacco Billboard Contest Winner
Emily Centa, a soon to be senior at St. Paul High School, has been announced as this year’s winner of the Huron County Public Health Anti-Tobacco Billboard Contest. Centa’s artwork in the tobacco-free billboard design contest included the message “Don’t let an addiction dominate you.” Her design will be displayed on a billboard on US 250 in Norwalk near Hartland Plaza throughout June. She also received a Cedar Point Platinum Season Pass for winning the contest.
Erie County Sheriff’s Office Chaplain receives Award
Chaplain John Adams of the Erie County Sheriff’s Office has received the Fraternal Order of Police Foundation’s Ohio Civilian Award. Adams also serves as the Chaplain of police departments in Sandusky, Perkins Township, and Huron. Chief Ken Klamar of the Perkins Township Police Department coordinated Adams’ nomination.