Wednesday, December 4 2013 11:37 AM EST2013-12-04 16:37:31 GMT
During a season in which the phrase "hustle and bustle" is perfectly descriptive and people are battling over the last game system/device/toy in the store, it is nice to stop the busy-ness for a few minutesMore >
During a season in which the phrase "hustle and bustle" is perfectly descriptive and people are battling over the last game system/device/toy in the store, it is nice to stop the busy-ness for a few minutes and reflect on the true beauty of the Christmas season.More >
They may just be teenagers, but some Rossford students say they're ready to fight fires. Now they're asking for the community's help to make it happen.More >
SYLVANIA TOWNSHIP, OH (Toledo News Now) -
of the most desirable retail locations has sat unused for years. A new owner
has come to the Shops at Franklin Place on Monroe Street.
old movie theater has been vacant for years, but Wednesday afternoon, the
Whitehouse-based company Devonshire Reit purchased the land it sits on for
$8.55 million from National Amusements.
remember when this was a drive-in movie theater. We used to sneak into the back
and watch movies for a little bit," said Doug Dymarkowski, vice president of
Dymarkowski is seeking permits to have the old building demolished. He plans to
put up 65,000 square feet of new retail space, and is negotiating with national
retailers for large and medium-sized box stores.
company isn't releasing store names yet, but they sought some expert advice.
also talked with our wives, who do a lot of shopping in the community,"
Dymarkowski said. "They told us what they would like to see here, so I think we're
going to have some great tenants for this property."
resident Amy Black shops at the Target store in the Franklin Place plaza. She
says she's ready for the old theater building to go.
can always use more business, and it has been vacant for as long as I can
remember, so it would be nice to see it being used for something and add some
more jobs around here," Black said.
new owners will keep Target as the anchor of the plaza, and say they want to
reach long-term leases with the businesses that are already there.
is going to be our crowned jewel," Dymarkowski said. "We're excited that we get
to use local contractors, local banks, local title companies."
will be up to eight months before new stores are up and running at the plaza.
Thursday, December 5 2013 3:38 PM EST2013-12-05 20:38:37 GMT
WNEM.com has learned authorities have set up a perimeter outside Kearsley High School in Flint after the school received a bomb threat on Thursday. Police arrived at the scene around noon and schoolMore >
Authorities have issued an "all clear" after a bomb-sniffing dog combed through a high school near Flint after school officials said they received a bomb threat.More >
Thursday, December 5 2013 7:04 AM EST2013-12-05 12:04:30 GMT
MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - Police in Horry County are scrambling to discover the owner of child pornography that was discovered in the attic of a rented home. The man who called police about the materialsMore >
Police in Horry County are scrambling to discover the owner of child pornography that was discovered in the attic of a rented home.More >
Wednesday, December 4 2013 5:34 PM EST2013-12-04 22:34:40 GMT
CLAY COUNTY, MN (KVRR/CNN) - A so-called "vampire trucker" has been arrested, accused of repeatedly raping a female family member after kidnapping her. Timothy Vafeades, 53, is charged with kidnappingMore >
Timothy Vafeades, 53, is charged with kidnapping a 19-year-old relative and holding her captive for six months.More >
Wednesday, December 4 2013 12:50 AM EST2013-12-04 05:50:10 GMT
(CNN) - The 2013 top baby names for boys and girls have been released and they show that celebs are out and tradition is in. Pregnancy website babycenter.com compiled the list from the more than 500,000More >
Does your child have one of the year's most popular names? More >
Thursday, December 5 2013 4:45 PM EST2013-12-05 21:45:13 GMT
A woman charged with falsely accusing two men of rape has declined to testify at her trial in Port Huron. The defense rested its case Thursday, with closing arguments to follow in a St. Clair County courtMore >
A woman charged with falsely accusing two men of rape has declined to testify at her trial in Port Huron.More >
Thursday, December 5 2013 8:43 AM EST2013-12-05 13:43:23 GMT
SACRAMENTO, CA (CNN) - Hannah and Tom Hepner are the proud parents of triplets. But these aren't just any triplets, they're extremely rare babies. They were conceived naturally without the help of fertilityMore >
Hannah and Tom Hepner are the proud parents of triplets.More >
Thursday, December 5 2013 4:01 PM EST2013-12-05 21:01:13 GMT
A fire that damaged three buildings nearly three weeks ago has been ruled an accident by fire investigators. The Lapeer Fire Department said the fire started around 7 p.m. Tuesday night on Nov. 12, inMore >
A fire that damaged three buildings in downtown Lapeer nearly three weeks ago has been ruled an accident by fire investigators.More >