FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23rd, 2022

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Norwalk City Schools Superintendent Brad Cooley says, the safety of their students is vitally important, and that several student-athletes have been disciplined in connection with a locker room incident in August.

The prosecutor’s office is reviewing the case, and will determine whether any charges will be filed.

Two students are accused of holding down another, while another student poked him with a sexual object.

The second annual Huron County Recovery Walk happens Saturday in New London. 

The event is geared towards finding recovery for those struggling with mental health and substance use issues.  

Event activities include a community walk, guest speakers, giveaways, food and local providers on hand with resources on mental health and substance use.  

It will take place from 10 am to noon at the New London Reservoir.  

Perkins Schools are in the market for a new treasurer.  

According to the Sandusky Register, this is due to the recent retirement of treasurer Dan Bowman, which was effective on September 14th.  

Bowman had been with Perkins since 2016. 

School finance official Betty Schwiefert is expected to be named interim treasurer in the meantime.

The Greater Cleveland Habitat for Humanity is taking over Habitat operations in Lorain County.

According to the Chronicle Telegram, the move comes after Habitat International severed its ties with the Lorain County group after a volunteer filed a complaint with the state regarding possible misappropriation of funds.

No charges have been filed.

As part of the conversion, Greater Cleveland Habitat hopes to re-open the “Re-Store” on Route 58 in early November.

Today, Lorain County Public Health will release the results of its latest “Community Health Assessment”.

Those results will identify health priorities, and help partners apply for grants to meet those goals.

Current priorities include;

  • Chronic disease
  • Maternal and child health
  • Mental health
  • Substance use
  • and cancer

Tango’s Trot Dog Walk, presented by the Corpman Maxton W. Soviak Memorial Foundation, is planned for tomorrow at Memorial Park in Berlin Heights.

The event includes not only the dog walk, but food trucks, Police K9 demonstrations, live music, food and more.  

It runs from 10 am to 2 pm, with proceeds going towards getting a Support Dog for a military veteran suffering from PTSD.  

This is “Suicide Prevention Awareness Month”, and tomorrow, everyone is invited to the unveiling of a mural at 26th and Broadway in Lorain.

It’s a partnership that includes;

  • The Mental Health, Addiction and Recovery Services Board
  • The MAD Factory Theater Company
  • The 2-3-1 GO United Way Collaborative
  • And the Lorain County Suicide Prevention Coalition

Tomorrow’s ceremony will begin at 1 pm.

A SKYWARN Severe Weather Spotter Training class is set for next month in Huron.  

It’s scheduled for October 13th at 6:00 pm at Sawmill Creek, lasting around 2 hours and includes a multimedia presentation. 

It’s free and open to all citizens interested in severe weather recognition, reporting, and safety.

SPORTS

-The Cleveland Browns beat the Pittsburgh Steelers last night, 29-17 to improve to 2-and-1. 

-The Cleveland Guardians finished off a 3-game sweep of the Chicago White Sox last night, winning 4-2. 

From the National Weather Service…

Today

Mostly sunny, with a high near 64.

Tonight

Mostly cloudy, with a low around 47.

Saturday

Partly sunny, with a high near 69.

Sunday

A chance of showers and thunderstorms.

High near 71.


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