MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14th, 2020

More COVID-19 fatalities have been reported in Erie and Huron Counties.

Erie County had 2 more reported deaths on Friday, for a total of 41 fatalities.

Huron County had their 7th reported death on Friday.

We begin the week with 78 COVID-19 deaths in Lorain County. That number has held steady for the past 2 weeks.

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Power is back on for most Norwalk residents this morning after a large tree limb fell on some power lines Sunday afternoon. 

According to Norwalk Ohio News.com, the downed power lines on Benedict Avenue, near Olive Street, resulted in the closure of the road.

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A local teen was reported missing over the weekend. 

Perkins Township Police say Jazmyne Wadsworth was last seen working at Sports Force Parks in Sandusky and is believed to be in the Sandusky area.

She’s listed as a 5-4, 120 pound African-American; with black and partially-dyed red hair.

Her photo can be viewed on the Perkins Township Police’s Facebook page.

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The city of Norwalk has started a grant program for small businesses affected by the Corona Virus pandemic.

According to Norwalk Ohio News.com, $50,000 has been allotted for the program, with the city to award grants of $2,500 to $5,000.

The money comes from Norwalk’s part of the federal CARES Act.

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Bridge work, leading to a road closure in Erie County, starting today.

In Perkins Township…Columbus Avenue, underneath the Route 2 bridges will be shut down to traffic, through October 24th.

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Second Harvest Food Bank will be hosting a drive-thru food pantry later today in Huron.

It’s scheduled from 4:00 to 6:00 pm at Shawnee Elementary School.

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Today marks the start of campaign kickoff week for the Norwalk Area United Fund.

A goal of raising $390,000 has been set.

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The U-S Department of Housing and Urban Development is sending Community Development Block Grants to the cities of Elyria and Lorain.

The money is designed to help prevent evictions during the pandemic.

Lorain will receive about 300-thousand-dollars…

Elyria…about 250-thousand.

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Eric Wobser is staying put.

According to the Sandusky Register, Sandusky’s city manager has withdrawn his name from consideration for the city administrator job in Ann Arbor, Michigan.

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From the National Weather Service… 

Today

Sunny, with a high near 69.

 

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 46.

 

Tuesday

Sunny, with a high near 74.

 

Wednesday

Sunny, with a high near 79.