The Highway Patrol is investigating a crash that claimed a New London man.
According to the Mansfield Patrol Post, 20-year-old Deven Phillips was hit head-on late yesterday afternoon, on State Route 545 in Richland County’s Madison Township. Phillips was taken to Med Central in Mansfield, but later died from injuries suffered in the crash. The driver of the pickup suffered minor injuries.
He won four state wrestling championships at Monroeville, and four NCAA national titles at Ohio State, and he’ll be honored in his hometown this Friday.
A special ceremony for Logan Stieber will start at 1:30 this Friday in the Monroeville High School gym. He’ll speak to students, and answer questions. Monroeville residents are welcome to attend. Friday night, Stieber will be introduced during halftime of the Monroeville-Edison football game at Marsh Field. Stieber is currently training for Olympic competition.
As expected, AJM Packaging will soon begin operating in Bellevue, and the company needs to hire about 150 people.
AJM Packaging will hold two job fairs next week…9 to 5 next Thursday, and 8 to 3 next Friday at the plant at 102 Hurt Drive in Bellevue. Open positions range from general labor to maintenance. The plant will produce things like paper plates, cups and bags.
A Sandusky man is in the Erie County Jail without bond, for allegedly leaving his young children and a baby home alone in sweltering conditions.
35-year-old Thomas Dangler was arrested Monday, after a neighbor contacted police about the children, ages four, two and seven months, being left alone for at least an hour. Officers said windows to the home were mostly closed, with little or no air conditioning. The temperature inside the house felt like 119 degrees. While Children Services was contacted to find the mother, Dangler returned home and claimed he’d been gone for just a few minutes. He was later found to be drunk, with a blood alcohol level of .207. He was charged with three counts of child endangering, and one count of disorderly conduct while intoxicated.
Good news-bad news on the jobs-front in Toledo…
Glass City officials say, Fiat-Chrysler will keep production of Jeep Wranglers in Toledo, but will move production of the Jeep Cherokee elsewhere. At some point, Fiat-Chrysler may bring another production line to Toledo.
Secretary of State Jon Husted has announced plans to hold open office hours across Ohio this month.
Regional representatives will be in 27 counties to give residents a chance to learn more about services offered by the Secretary of State’s Office, including voter information and business services. Locally, office hours will be held between 10am and noon September 21st at the Norwalk Public Library, and between 10am and noon September 28th at the Carnegie Library in Sandusky.