A fund has been established, to help a Huron family hit hard by a house fire.
Donations to the “Lynch Family Fund” can be made at any Citizens Bank Branch, or at Huron High School. 48-year-old Robert Lynch II died early Monday morning, when his trailer was destroyed by flames. Lynch was home alone. His wife Ruby, and their 14-year-old son, Bobby were out of town, visiting family. Bobby is a freshman at Huron High School. Lynch graduated from Norwalk High School in the mid-80’s.
While Ohio’s unemployment rate didn’t change in August, jobless rates in every area county went down.
Huron County’s unemployment rate dropped from 8.8 to 6.5 percent. Erie County’s was 4.7 percent, down from 5.8 percent. Rates in all surrounding counties dropped about one percent.
Items ranging from office furniture to cars will be sold this Saturday, by the city of Norwalk.
Officials will host a public auction at 10am, at the city’s maintenance building on Franklin Street. A partial list of items to be sold: Desks and file cabinets, tools, snowplows, bikes, various vehicles and Christmas decorations.
There’s an opening, on Greenwich Village Council.
Council member Travis Wilson stepped down last week, after moving out of Greenwich. Anyone interested in filling the vacant seat should send a letter of intent to the mayor’s office. Applicants must have lived in the village for at least a year, and voted in the May election. Letters of intent should include information about applicants, and a reason for wanting be on council. The deadline is October 1st.
Authorities still have not determined how a Fremont man fell five stories down a trash chute at Progressive Field in July.
The body of 22-year-old Cory Barron was discovered in a landfill near Oberlin five days after he was last seen at a Jason Aldean concert. An autopsy report released yesterday says Barron died of multiple blunt force trauma. But authorities remain unsure how Barron got into the trash chute. The report did say there was no sign of foul play.
A published report says investigators dug up an infant’s remains yesterday afternoon in Vickery.
According to the Sandusky Register, deputies and state agents dug a large patch of earth at a home on North County Road 268. Several neighbors told the newspaper that authorities recovered the body of a three-month-old infant. They also claimed a man dressed in jail inmate clothes showed deputies where to dig. Citing the ongoing investigation, officials declined to release more information.
It’s billed as Ohio’s largest one-day festival, and it’s happening this Sunday.
The 46th annual Woollybear Festival will take place from 9am until 5pm, on Main Street in downtown Vermilion. For more information, visit vermilionchamber.net.
Tickets for the 10th annual ‘Girls Night Out’, presented by the Cleveland Clinic are now on sale.
Until November 1st, tickets are $40 each. After the 1st, tickets will be $50 each. Tickets can be purchased online, at girlsnightoutcharity.com. This year’s charity event will be held November 25th, at the Kalahari Resort Convention Center. Proceeds will benefit Cancer Services, the Fisher-Titus Mannography Fund, the Firelands Regional Medical Center Cancer Program Fund, and the North Coast Cancer Foundation.
Columbus will soon be home to an arena for video game tournaments.
Major League Gaming officials say they’ll open a flagship venue near Easton featuring spectator seating and soundproof booths for players.
It’s do-or-die time for the Cleveland Indians. After last night’s 7-1 loss to the Kansas City Royals, the Indians are out of the A.L. Central Division race. And with a loss tonight, the Tribe will be out of the running for a Wild-Card playoff spot. Tonight’s game against the Royals begins at 7:10. You can hear it on 95.3, WLKR.