Amber Alert Issued in Cleveland-Area
Police in Brunswick have issued an Amber Alert. They say 15 year-old Robin Roberts, who is in foster care, was taken last night by her biological father; from the K-Mart on Center Road in Brunswick. Police say her father is 40 year-old William Roberts, a registered sex offender with drug issues. He was last seen driving a black Ford Ranger pickup-truck with license-plates lifted from another vehicle. Robin is listed as 5’10”, 110 pounds, with blonde hair and blue eyes.
Restoration work completed at Edison Birthplace Museum on Monday
On Monday, the Thomas Edison Birthplace Museum in Milan received revitalization and restoration work, courtesy of the PPG Colorful Communities Project. Close to 30 PPG volunteers from Textbook Painting of Lakewood, used 50 gallons of paint to protect and beautify the historic landmark site. The PPG Foundation also donated $20,000 to support the museum’s many educational programs.
Drug arrest in Bellevue
The Bellevue Police Department has arrested a man on drug charges. Samuel Bowlin had a warrant out for his arrest, and was also charged Sunday night with possession of drug paraphernalia and instruments. Police also found two bags on Bowlin’s possession that are believed to be Methamphetamine, which will be sent to the lab for testing. Bowlin could face additional charges, after those results return.
New Student Orientation Session to be held at Norwalk and Willard ABLE Learning Centers
ABLE Adult Learning Centers will be hosting a new student Orientation session on Monday, September 26th at their Norwalk and Willard locations. All classes are free to eligible students, and feature GED preparation, literacy education, and college and career readiness. For those interested in attending, call their office at 419-660-1825. For those who can’t make it to a class, distance education opportunities are available.
SUV and Truck sales up in Ohio
Sales of SUV’s and pickup trucks continue their surge here in northern Ohio, and the Greater Cleveland Automobile Dealers Association say that lower fuel prices are in large part, driving the surge. Last month, sales of SUV’s and trucks were up while sales of cars were down. FORD was your volume-leader.
Attorney General DeWine Announces 2016 Take Action Scholarship Contest
The eighth annual ‘Take Action Video Contest’, which gives Ohio high school students a chance to win up to $2,500 in college scholarships, is now underway. To enter, Ohio high school students must create and submit a one-minute video warning Ohioans about one of the following topics: imposter scams, cyber-security privacy and safety, or the importance of checking your credit report. The deadline to submit a video is December 9th, with winners announced in March of 2017. The top three winners will receive college scholarships of $2,500, $1,500, and $1,000.