More than 300 high school seniors, representing schools from all across Erie, Ottawa and Huron counties, were recognized for their academic and vocational achievements Friday at Sandusky State Theatre, a farewell ceremony from the career center before the seniors graduate from their respective high schools.
Norfolk Southern Railroad will be working on the tracks at Mills Street, Campbell Street, and Pipe Street June 3-18. These crossings will be CLOSED until the work is completed. Be prepared to take alternate routes.
On Tuesday there will be no parking on Warren Street between Monroe and Reese streets. Mid Ohio Pipeline will be replacing a gas main. There will still be traffic flow both ways but the parking will be eliminated to accommodate that. There will be signs, cones and flaggers.
Perkins police are investigating the theft of four purses Thursday evening from area retailers.
Sgt. Ed Hastings said there were two purses stolen from carts at Kroger, two at Meijer's and one attempted theft at Wal-Mart.
It appears to be a crime of opportunity with those involved targeting women who turn their backs for a moment.
By MELISSA TOPEY
Sandusky police are investigating a number of break-ins and attempted break-ins to vehicles and homes that occurred Thursday and Friday morning.
The crimes occurred throughout the city, Det. John Orzech said.
"We don't have much to work on, on a lot of these," Orzech said.
From staff reports
Kerri Ziegler will turn time spent watching "Live with Regis and Kelly" into time spent lying on beaches, swimming with dolphins and maybe even doing the hula. Weeks ago, Ziegler submitted her contact information to the show for their travel trivia contest, which is designed to reward loyal viewers.
A Sandusky County jail corrections officer has resigned over allegations she had an inappropriate relationship with an inmate.
Sheriff Kyle Overmyer said the female officer was placed on leave May 21 after information came forward about the alleged intimate relationship.
The debut of Shoot the Rapids, the new water ride at Cedar Point, has been postponed again.
Park spokesman Robin Innes said late Friday afternoon that Shoot the Rapids would not open for Memorial Day weekend as planned. It was scheduled to debut this morning.
Move made in response to struggling economy
By ANNIE ZELM
For the second year in a row, Monroeville teachers will forgo raises and lose some part-time positions to keep the district on solid financial footing.
By TOM JACKSON
The Jet Express has decided that two boats in Sandusky are better than one.
The company is opening its sixth season in Sandusky today and is marking the occasion by expanding its schedule.
By HEATHER CHAPIN- FOWLER
A sixth-grader was placed in a detention facility after authorities learned he kept a hit list in his school locker.
The 12-year-old boy classified the list of about 15 students into categories of "kill, injure and let go," Milan police Chief Jim Ward said.