TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15th, 2020

Governor Mike DeWine has signed a Corona Virus-related bill into law.

House Bill 606 protects individuals, schools, health care providers, businesses and other entities from lawsuits related to the exposure, transmission or contraction of COVID-19, as long as there are no signs of reckless, intentional or willful misconduct.

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Sandusky Police Chief John Orzech has been recognized by State Attorney General Dave Yost.

During Yost’s annual Law Enforcement Conference on Monday, Orzech received the Distinguished Law Enforcement Service Award, for his work in building trust between the community and his department.

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Checking local COVID-19 numbers…

Erie County had 3 cases reported on Monday for a total of 859.

Huron County had 4 reported cases Monday to equal 509 total cases since the pandemic began.

For the first time in two weeks, a resident of Lorain County has died of the Corona Virus. The local death toll since March now stands at 79.

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A Norwalk woman was hospitalized after a one-vehicle accident Sunday night.

According to Norwalk Ohio News.com via the State Highway Patrol, 41 year-old Roberta Kennedy was driving too fast when her vehicle left the road and crashed into multiple trees.

The crash happened on Wells Road, east of Norwalk.

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The city of Avon Lake has a new Police Chief…

Lieutenant Vincent Molnar moves up to the top job after 25 years with the force.

He replaces Duane Strieter, who retired, then became Avon’s safety Director.

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There was a show of support last night for Clearview Schools Superintendent Jerome Davis…who used his back-to-school message to address racism and the pandemic…

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In the market for a large work vehicle?

The City of Norwalk may have what you’re looking for.

They’re auctioning off some no-longer-needed work equipment including a backhoe, bucket truck, crane tractor and other trucks.

The auction will take place September 26th on Franklin Street, behind the new fire station.

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A dog park is in the works in Vermilion.

According to the Sandusky Register, the tentative project would pay tribute to the late weatherman and animal activist, Dick Goddard.

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City officials in Elyria are trying to come up with a way, to maximize hours at the North Park Ice Rink this fall, while addressing COVID-19 health and safety protocols.

A full report in today’s Chronicle Telegram…

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From the National Weather Service…

Today

Sunny, with a high near 71.

 

Tonight

Mostly clear, with a low around 49.

 

Wednesday

Sunny, with a high near 78.

 

Thursday

Partly sunny, with a high near 66.