What a difference a day makes.
Friday’s official high in Norwalk was 94. Saturday’s official high in the Maple City was 72. After 83 tomorrow and Wednesday, highs will drop to 72 Thursday, 65 Friday and just 62 Saturday.
It’ll be nice, for afternoon baseball in Cleveland.
The Indians and LA Angels will play a makeup game at 1:05 this afternoon. You can hear it on 95.3, WLKR.
A six-year-old boy is dead, the victim of an ATV accident in Bellevue.
It occurred Saturday night on Prairie Road, near Edmonds Road. A preliminary report said the boy died at The Bellevue Hospital. Huron County Sheriff Dane Howard said more information will be released today.
Brian Sears has been named fire chief in Bellevue. He served as interim chief since last September. He’s a Bellevue native and a 23-year member of the department.
A notice to all Norwalk residents: The Norwalk Fire Department will be flow testing hydrants in random locations around the city for the next two weeks.
In some areas, testing may turn the water a brownish color. Residents should let it run until it flows clear, before drinking it or doing laundry.
According to a new survey by Amusement Today, Cedar Point is the best amusement park in the U.S., but not the world.
The Sandusky park won the ‘best in the world’ title for 16 consecutive years, but was deemed second-best this year, behind Europa-Park in Germany. But, Cedar Point’s Millennium Force continued its run of Best Steel Roller Coaster. Other results from the poll show Kings Island’s Banshee came in second for best new ride. Kalahari Resort came in second for best indoor water park, behind one in Texas.
Road work continues, on U.S. Route 20 between Monroeville and Bellevue.
The highway is down to one lane of traffic each way. According to ODOT, work should be complete by late September.
Investigators are trying to find the cause of a blaze that destroyed a 19th century building in Canal Fulton. The Exchange Building went up in flames yesterday afternoon. It was built in 1898.
Ohio motorists are paying a little less for gas. Today’s statewide average is $3.43, down about two cents from last week. It’s also a penny less than the nationwide average.
Community colleges across Ohio are now facing a new state funding formula. New rules that took effect last week will tie funding to graduation rates and course completion, instead of enrollment.