6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

He rendered an opinion, but he didn’t even write it. Retired judge Joseph Cirigliano did exactly what he was hired to do as the hearing officer for the Civil Service appeal in the firing of Sandusky police Chief Kim Nuesse.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

Sandusky city manager Matt Kline and finance director Ed Widman are on the brink of a breakthrough to solve the city's ever escalating fiscal crisis: They want to increase the income tax residents and people who work in the city pay by 50 percent. 
 

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

He had the stature of a working man, with big calloused hands and a lively disposition. We started talking when we were both in the buffet line at a wedding reception, five or more years ago.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

"I would like to applaud my fellow commissioners and (city manager) Mr.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

The newsroom constantly works to develop new products, and on Friday we decided to cover a mock disaster in Perkins Township.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

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6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

Governor Ted Strickland and U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur were all atwitter Wednesday when the announcement came that 86 of 88 Ohio counties will receive $1 billion in federal loan assistance guarantees.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

It's a big day Tuesday for Sandusky city commissioners. There's a court hearing at 1:30 p.m.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

Saturday morning I went to Central Park, where I planned to mow the grass. Thought it would be a good idea. Just wanted to spruce the old place up a bit. The notion to do it hit me with a quiet Hamiltonian zeal; almost Zen-like.

6:26 PM Mar 23, 2010

The recyclables in my garage are piling up the same way they pile up at recycling centers across Erie County. The last time I went to the drop-off center at the county building near the fairgrounds off Columbus Avenue, there was no room in the bins and junk was flying with the wind.

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