Just how Gov. Ted Strickland will pay for the funding hike he’s proposed for Ohio’s public schools remains to be seen. At least he had the guts to put it on the table, however, and keep with the timeframe he established when he took office in January 2007.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

In a recent letter to the editor, a reader from Sandusky asked what the Register might write in an editorial about the Perkins Schools teachers in hot water over double payments they received on health benefits po

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

Here's a thumbs up to Ottawa County Sheriff Bob Bratton, who on Saturday expressed some anger about the lake rescue of 134 ice fishers near Crane Creek State Park.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

The move by some area bar owners to repeal the state ban on smoking in small neighborhood taverns sure is interesting, and it's not likely to be overturned without a court case. And a court case might be just what the doctor ordered.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

Maybe some people were just born with the ability to talk effectively to the media. If so, then Brian Vogt, a vice president at American Coating Specialists in Norwalk, is one of those people.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

Team Nuesse and the city's crack shot legal team kept me cooling my jets this morning, waiting to testify at the Kim Nuesse civil service hearing. They also kept waiting acting Perkins police Chief Robb Parthemore and Lt. Al Matthews, and former Perkins police Chief Tim McClung.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

Fired Sandusky police Chief Kim Nuesse's civil service hearing is a dog-and-pony show costing taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars. Erie County prosecutor Kevin Baxter is the dog, and retired judge Joseph Cirigliano is the pony.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

Not sure I'll be smiling, but the video camera will be on and the microphone will be working when I testify at fired police Chief Kim Nuesse's civil service hearing next week.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

Kevin Baxter will testify this month in the Kim Nuesse civil service hearing, and I expect he will allow the cameras to roll when he does. That would be the best way to assure residents get the best and most complete information on this important topic.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

A few months ago I mentioned Sandusky police Lt. Phil Frost in a column after Sandusky city commission candidate, the Rev. Pervis Brown, told me Frost was not well-liked in the black community.

6:28 PM Mar 23, 2010

 

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