Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Sandusky County/Dollar General robbery

Clyde police are investigating the reported armed robbery of the Dollar General store on U.S. 20 Tuesday morning.

Authorities believe a short and thin white male wearing all black allegedly robbed the store’s manager at gunpoint while she was on her way out of the building with a bank deposit.

The suspect allegedly took the deposit bag of cash and fled in a silver-colored car.

 

Erie County/Shots fired into Sandusky home

No one was hurt when gun shots entered a home through a window on Taylor Street in Sandusky Monday night.

Three people were home at the time, two of them children.

A resident said someone was apparently trying to enter the house before the shots were fired.

No suspects have been identified.

 

Erie County/Vermilion man charged with OVI after crash

A man with a history of drunk-driving arrests was charged again with OVI on Monday night when he allegedly crashed his truck into a utility pole in Vermilion.

Police say the incident involving 34-year-old Sean Faulkner took place on U.S. 6 near Vermilion Road.

Faulkner reportedly has four prior OVI convictions spanning back to 2009.

 

Ottawa County/Portage Resale Center donates $155K

Yesterday was “Giving-Tuesday”…with the Portage Resale Center in Port Clinton donating $155,000 in grants to 45 different non-profit agencies.

The business on West Second Street sells gently used clothes, furniture and other items to raise funds for local non-profits.

The Portage Resale Center also contributed $125,000 to the community a year ago.

 

Erie County/Bike Week back to 10 days

After shortening the event this year to five days, Ohio Bike Week organizers have announced that it will return to its normal 10-day format in 2019.

It will run during Memorial Day weekend; May 24th through June 2nd in Sandusky.

Several local businesses reported a major decline this past summer due to the shortened length of the event.

The bike fest will again feature a downtown block party with concerts, food and motorcycle exhibitors.

 

Erie County/Sandusky’s new city hall to have directional signage

When the new Sandusky City Hall opens downtown next spring, the building will feature directional signage to help people navigate throughout the building.

Listening to complaints from visitors, city commissioners have accepted a $20,000 bid to purchase the special signs; which will guide people to specific departments, meeting rooms, offices and restrooms.

 

Huron County/St. Paul students’ hosting dance marathon

Three St. Paul High School students have organized a dance marathon fundraiser for this Saturday.

It’s the senior project for Lauren Chandler, Maddie Hipp and Kallie Stoll.

Donations to benefit the Huron County Humane Society will be accepted at the door of the St. Paul Social Hall from 6:00 to 11:00 pm.

The students have raised half of their $1,000 goal so far.

 

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE FORECAST

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 28TH, 2018

Today

A chance of snow flurries.  Mostly cloudy and windy, with a high near 31.

 

Tonight

Cloudy, with a low around 25.

 

Thursday

A chance of snow.  Cloudy, with a high near 37.

 

Friday

A slight chance of rain, mixing with snow.

Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41.