TRIPS drivers make connections with Sandusky County residents

TRIPS drivers make connections with Sandusky County residents

TRIPS driver Bob Woessner sees a lot of different people coming in and out of his bus. For five-and-a-half years, Bob has been driving one of the big green TRIPS buses that are on the road six out of seven days a week in Sandusky County and are a can’t-miss sight. Bob, the retired director of the Sandusky County Juvenile Detention Center, wasn’t retired for long. After only a few months of retirement, he came to TRIPS.…

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Annual homeless count finds those who are often hidden

Annual homeless count finds those who are often hidden

“I walk around Earth worrying about me.” Wearing an old coat and hat, thin and vaguely smelling of alcohol, the man was agitated—maybe even angry—at Ann’s question. It was Wednesday morning, 4:30 a.m. when Ann saw him. She spotted the man on State Street, the main road through Fremont, Ohio. Ann saw him right before stopping to fill her car with gas at a Speedway station. Moving at a pretty fast clip, the man (black, maybe in his 40s) was cutting through the station lot as Ann was pulling up to the pump.…

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