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Thursday, September 26, 2013

The playoff push continues, for the Cleveland Indians.

Last night, the Tribe topped the Chicago White Sox 7-2. With the victory, Cleveland maintained a hold on the second AL wild card spot. The Indians will finish the regular season on the road, with four straight against the Minnesota Twins. Game one is at 8:10 tonight, and you can hear it on 95.3 WLKR.

 

Sgt. Bob Meister has been named acting police chief in Milan.

He’s stepping in for Jim Rose, who’s leaving next week, to become deputy chief in Perrysburg. Rose’s resignation was accepted last night, by Milan Village Council.

 

Two Canton residents remain hospitalized, after last week’s high-speed crash in Bellevue.

Rickey Treherne Jr. is in critical condition, while Christopher Watters remains in serious condition. Both are at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center. The two were passengers in a car driven by Morgan Jevec of Massilion. The highway patrol said Jevec sped from Monroeville to downtown Bellevue in just four minutes, then slammed into a stopped SUV driven by Tracy Albright of Bellevue. She was killed in the crash. Jevec was released from the hospital last week, along with a third passenger, Steven Gresser of Canton. Charges are pending.

 

Three people were arrested after a raid at a home on Norwalk’s Ford Avenue.

Members of the Huron County Drug Task Force entered the home yesterday morning and seized suspected drug paraphernalia.  Seth Wells of Collins was charged with possession of criminal tools.  Scott Alexander and Renee Boyce of Norwalk were arrested on court warrants.

 

The Erie County Sheriff’s office has received more than $37,000 in traffic safety grant funds, for overtime enforcement patrols.

Deputies will use the money to target areas with a high number of traffic crashes, including U.S. Route 250, State Routes 2, 4, 60, and 61, along with Darrow, Mason and Strecker Roads. Deputies will concentrate on speed and seat belt violations, along with DUI offenders.

 

The Norwalk Economic Development Corporation is moving.

It’s a short office move from 10 West Main Street to 12 Benedict Avenue.  It’ll happen in early 2014.

 

More resurfacing work, by the Huron County Highway Department.

Today, crews will be at Court Road, between DeRussey and Clinton Roads in Hartland Township. Tomorrow, crews will focus on DeRussey, between Zenobia Road and State Route 18, also in Hartland Township.

 

Food, beer and entertainment.

It’s all part of the 2nd annual North Coast Oktoberfest scheduled for this Saturday in front of the Sandusky State Theatre.  Dave Taylor, Executive Director of the Sandusky State Theatre also says kids activities will be offered all day.  At 8pm, the theatre will show Ohio State and Wisconsin on the big screen.