There’s more information about a lockout at a plant on Norwalk’s north side.
PIPO and Monroeville Industrial Molding is temporarily closed for restructuring. The closure could last two or three weeks. As we first told you, employees were surprised to find the doors chained shut when they arrived for work yesterday morning. More than three dozen people are employed by PIPO and Monroeville Industrial Molding. Some were let go, others were laid off. It’s not yet known how many employees will return, once the plant re-opens. PIPO deals in post-industrial plastic products, while Monroeville Industrial Molding manufactures highway safety products, along with various consumer products.
It’s Kids Day and Free Day at the Huron County Fair.
If you get to the fairgrounds before three this afternoon, there’s no admission charge. But rides will be extra. A Kiddie Tractor Pull is getting underway right now, and various other kids activities will begin at 1.Tonight’s grandstand attraction will begin at 6. It’s the Hot Farm Truck and Tractor Pull. Carrie Danger will broadcast live from the fair, starting at 3. Checking the rest of this week’s grandstand entertainment at the Huron County Fair…Tomorrow night, it’s the OSTPA Tractor Pull with semis. Thursday, it’s Motocross Races, and Friday, it’s the Rough Truck and Car Competition. The annual Demolition Derby is set for Saturday night.
The Sandusky Police Department is looking for more information about yesterday’s hit-skip crash that injured two people.
It happened on Monroe Street, near Central Avenue. The driver of a gray or silver Ford Escape fled from the scene. Anyone with information should contact the Sandusky Police Department.
The United Way of Erie County has a new executive director.
John Lippus will begin his new duties next Monday. He’s the former executive director of the Sandusky Main Street Association.
As you know, marijuana legalization will be on the fall ballot.
The pro-pot group ResponsibleOhio was able to get enough signatures on petitions, to place the issue before voters. Now, an official group has been formed to oppose the proposed constitutional amendment. Ohioans Against Marijuana Monopolies is a coalition of doctors, law enforcement officers and clergy members. The group already has the support of several hospital associations, politicians and the Buckeye State Sheriff’s Association.
The fall edition of the free Voice of the Firelands magazine is out.
It contains area high school football, volleyball and soccer schedules, Ohio State football information, our broadcast schedule and more. You can pick up a copy in our broadcast booth at the Huron County Fairgrounds, or at select businesses around the area. We also have a limited number of the magazines at the Radio Ranch.
Tribe baseball is back on the air tonight.
The Cleveland Indians and Boston Red Sox will play game two of their three game series at Fenway Park. Indians Warm Up is at 6:37, and game time is 7:10 on 95.3, WLKR.