Wednesday, May 8, 2013


Edison school voters have approved a new 5-year, 7.9 mill levy. Totals from Erie and Huron counties show it passed, 52-48 percent.

A 1.8 mill renewal for facilities in the Monroeville school district passed by just nine votes, 223-214.

In Perkins, it was a split. By a 64-36 percent margin, school voters rejected a new five-year, 5.5 mill levy for operations. Voters did approve a renewal for permanent improvements, by 45 votes. The Perkins Board of Education will discuss yesterday’s results, during a special meeting scheduled for 7:30 this morning.

By a 60-40 percent margin, Willard School voters said no to a new five-year, 1.5 mill levy for permanent improvements.


Checking other results from yesterday’s election…

A renewal for the Norwalk Parks and Recreation Department passed, 68-32 percent.

In the City of Willard, voters approved a 1/8th percent income tax increase for the police department. It passed, 55-45 percent.

56 percent of Bellevue voters okayed a $2.8 million bond issue, for the public library.

Also passing yesterday: a roads and bridges levy in Margaretta Township, a police levy in Castalia, and a new 1.5 mill levy in the Vermilion River Ambulance District.


The race is set, for Norwalk Municipal Court Judge.

Republican Eric Weisenburger won yesterday’s primary election, and will face Democrat Douglas Clifford in November. Weisenburger received 54 percent of the vote, compared to 24 percent for Scott Christophel, and 22 percent for Harold Freeman.


Yesterday’s voter turnout in Huron County was just 9.4 percent. In Erie County, the number was 30 percent.


Tuesday was a busy day for Ohio Edison repair crews.

They were called on yesterday morning, to fix an outage that affected 2,100 customers in Bellevue. Late yesterday afternoon, they were sent to Milan, to repair an outage that affected 1,200 customers.


Thursday’s Morning Show will air live from Cedar Point, as officials debut the park’s newest ride, GateKeeper.

We’ll talk with Cedar Point officials, coaster enthusiasts and others, and we’ll give you a firsthand account, and review of GateKeeper. Plus, we’ll give away Cedar Point tickets.