Wednesday June 13th, 2018

Sandusky County/Woman killed in one-car crash

A Green Springs woman died in a one-car crash last night in Sandusky County.

The Highway Patrol says it appears 39 year old Samantha Harris lost control of her car on Route 19 and struck a tree.

 

Port Clinton/Hospital pharmacy robbery suspect accepts plea agreement

One of the men allegedly involved in the armed robbery of Port Clinton’s Magruder Hospital pharmacy in February has accepted a plea agreement.

35-year-old Joshua Trapp has agreed to plead guilty to aggravated robbery and to give a truthful testimony against his co-defendant, 46-year-old Clark Sams.

In exchange, all other charges, including counts of grand theft and inducing panic, will be dropped.

Trapp allegedly waved a gun at pharmacy employees and made them give him prescription painkillers, before taking off with Sams in his van.

 

Milan/Water expected to be much better

Residents of the Milan-area should be experiencing much better tasting and softer water.

A $100,000 project has wrapped up involving the installation of a 12-inch pipe to replace an outdated line about half its size.

It means that Milan’s main water line is now tied into Erie County’s water system.

Officials say water rates for village residents will not increase.

 

Sandusky/New City Hall around 35 percent done

Officials in Sandusky say the $11.5 million project to build a new City Hall is over a third finished.

Work is reportedly 35 percent complete on three vacant structures wrapping around Columbus Avenue and East Washington Row that will house administrative offices including the future site of Erie County Commissioner meetings.

City workers hope to move in later this year.

 

Erie County/Commissioners say they’re not involved in Perkins roundabout

If you have questions or concerns on the new roundabout being built in Perkins Township at Bogart and Campbell…Erie County Commissioners say don’t contact them.

Commissioners Matt Old and Pat Shenigo issued a note to residents Tuesday explaining that the project is being led by the Erie County engineer’s office, overseen by Jack Farschman.

 

New London/Water-treatment plant improvement project

Improvements to New London’s water-treatment plant should be coming soon.

Village council found out earlier this week that money for the water-treatment plant improvement project should be available in July; with work to get underway a short time after.

 

Norwalk/City survey

The City of Norwalk is sending out a survey to random residents this week.

The city says the answers will be used to assist in data-driven decision making, to consider land use policies, to support strategic budgeting and to find areas for improvement.

Survey results will then be posted on the city’s website in the fall.

 

Norwalk/Canoeing

Norwalk residents can now rent canoes to use on the city’s reservoir.

There are 10 canoes and equipment that can be used seven days a week at select hours, which are locked up and stored outside of Shelter 3 at the reservoir.

For ten-dollars, you can pick up a key at the Ernsthausen Recreation Center.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13TH, 2018

 

Today

A chance of showers and thunderstorms, mainly this afternoon.

Partly sunny, with a high near 82.

 

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 57.

 

Thursday

Sunny, with a high near 83.

 

Friday

Sunny, with a high near 83.