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Monday, September 30, 2013

If you want to go to Wednesday’s Cleveland Indians Wild-Card playoff game, you may be out of luck.

Tickets for that game are sold out. The Tribe will play either Texas or Tampa Bay at 8:07 Wednesday night. You can hear the game on 95.3, WLKR. The winner will advance to the AL Division Series, against the Boston Red Sox. Games one and two are scheduled for Friday and Saturday, at Fenway Park. The Indians beat the Minnesota Twins 5-1 yesterday, to end the regular season on a ten-game winning streak.

 

He’s accused of robbing a bank, then offering to buy a round of drinks at a nearby bar.

34-year-old Jonathan Windon of Sandusky was arrested Friday evening, three hours after a hold-up at U.S. Bank on Cleveland Road. According to reports, Windon walked into the bank just before 3pm, and gave a teller a note demanding money. The note threatened harm, if she didn’t comply. She gave him a stack of cash, and he fled on foot. With the help of witnesses, Windon was arrested at 6pm, at the Brass Pelican on Perkins Avenue. He still had the cash, and earlier, had offered to buy drinks for people at the bar. He remains in the Erie County Jail, charged with aggravated robbery.

 

A former Norwalk woman is in the Huron County Jail, charged with selling heroin in this area.

Amber Reynolds of Clarksville, Tennessee was in court last week, to plead not guilty one count of heroin trafficking. She’s scheduled to stand trial in December. The charge is tied to her March arrest. In 2009, Reynolds was sentenced to 15 months in prison, for selling heroin.

 

An autopsy is scheduled for a Cedar Point worker found dead in his dorm.

The body of 19-year-old Miguel Scruggs of Detroit was discovered Saturday morning.  There were no signs of foul play.

 

Early or absentee voting starts tomorrow, for the November 5th general election.

In Huron County, registered voters may vote in person at the Board of Elections Office at 180 Milan Avenue in Norwalk. Regular office hours are Monday through Friday, 8:30am until 4pm. Extended hours will be offered in late October. You can also request a ballot by mail. A written request must include your birth date, driver’s license number or last four digits of your social security number, a copy of a valid photo ID, a copy of a current utility bill or bank statement, government check or paycheck.

 

You’re now able to drive faster on State Route 2, from Bay View, to Vermilion.

The speed limit has increased to 70 miles per hour.

 

The Fund for Huron County is now accepting applications for mini-grants, $250 and under. Applications are due by November 1st. The fund makes mini-grants to Huron County schools for classroom projects submitted by teachers, supervisors or administrators. Grant guidelines and applications are available online at www.peoplewhocare.org, under Fund for Huron County.