Canton Mayor Ticketed for Parking in Handicapped Spot
Canton's Mayor is getting a hefty fine for parking in a handicapped spot. Mayor William Healy received a citation of $250 by city police Friday morning after parking his city-owned Ford Fusion in the spot on Second Street NW. Healy has said the ticket was paid immediately and parking in the spot was unintentional. He had been in a rush to get to a Massillon-McKinley rivalry event and didn't realize he'd parked illegally.
Fire Officials Investigate Cause of Osnaburg Blaze
Looks like a fire in a vacant mobile home in Osnaburg Township early Thursday morning was deliberately set. Someone driving by the home on Crestlawn Drive SE saw it and called the fire department. It happened Thursday around 5:30. They're still investigating the cause.
Ohio Hunger Problem Worsens
A new report on hunger in Ohio shows that one out of every 6 residents of the state is dealing with hunger issues. It also shows that those who are searching for food are using unhealthy alternatives to fill the gap in meals. That was revealed in the survey done by Feeding America. It also showed that about 2 million Ohioans have received food assistance this year.
That's a 40% increase from 2010.
State Lawmaker Convicted on Campaign Violations
Democratic State Represenative, Sandra Wiallams, a candidate for state Senate pleaded no contest today in Franklin County Court on charges related to the purchase and re-sale of season Ohio State football tickets. She was charged for converting campaign funds for personal use as well as trying to falsify the finance report in a related campaign. She was found guilty of charges. Apparently her committee purchased a pair of tickets for more than 2-thousand dollars and Williams then sold the tickets and deposited the funds into her personal bank account. She'll be sentenced Dec. 5th.
Daylight Savings Time This Weekend
When local daylight time is about to reach Sunday, November 2, 2014, 2:00:00 AM clocks are turned backward 1 hour to Sunday, November 2, 2014, 1:00:00 AM local standard time instead. Sunrise and sunset will be about 1 hour earlier on Nov 2, 2014 than the day before. There will be more light in the morning.