I have library cards for several northern Ohio public libraries, I belong to a local book discussion group, I help judge a prize for science fiction novels and I write a blog devoted to an American writer with a cult following. I'm a pretty serious reader.
Remember Rich Iott? He was the Republican candidate for the U.S. House's 9th District (which includes Erie and Ottawa counties), running against the Democratic incumbent, U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Sandusky.
Jane Scott, the remarkable rock critic for the Cleveland Plain Dealer born in 1919 who covered rock music for the PD well into her 80s, had died at age 92. Her death is making national news -- I heard a report about it on NPR today.
Taxpayers in Congressman Bob Latta's district, which includes Huron, Sandusky and Seneca counties, may be getting lots of extra representation when they send him to Washington. When he's working in his office in the U.S.
It's time for the Cleveland Plain Dealer to admit that its PolitiFact feature is a waste of space. The paper should just get rid of it, and use the space on the front of its Metro section for more articles.