As the new Erie MetroParks dog park nears completion, it's time to start talking about the fees that dog owners will pay for the privilege of using it.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

I've been mourning Bo Diddley in my own way -- banging out the "Bo Diddley beat" on desks in the newsroom for anyone willing to listen.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

For years, Sue Daugherty, the head honcho of Serving Our Seniors, struggled to build up the supply of prescription drugs in the organization's "Drug Repository" program, which recycles unused prescription drugs.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

During his visit to Huron last week, Lt. Gov. Lee Fisher revealed, "Ted Strickland and I both have a site on MySpace, because we are both with it."

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Here's a couple of ideas on how to save a little money on gas:

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

The quarterly statistics offered by Dog Warden Barbara Knapp at Thursday's Erie County commissioners meeting offer a snapshot of what Knapp and her staff do every day.

Since the last report was delivered Feb. 28, the shelter has handled 252 dogs.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

One of the most interesting portions of the Murman report on Chief Kim Nuesse is the explanation of why she didn't have to pay a fine when she received a parking ticket. (One of her subordinates, Gary Frankowski, voided the ticket.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Cell phone provider Verizon is asking Ohio residents to support earthquake and cyclone relief by doing what comes naturally for many folks these days -- sending text messages.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

PETA's recent efforts to harass Mona Rutger, the notorious healed eagle displayer,  isn't the only method the animal rights group has been using to earn itself bad publicity.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

The Erie County Health Department is no longer interested in moving to the old YMCA building if the Y moves to a new location.

Health commissioner Pete Schade floated the idea but dropped it when his board expressed little enthusiasm.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

 

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