Downtown Sandusky was the central business district for the entire county back in the day. But when the Sandusky Plaza on Cleveland Road and the Perkins Plaza opened in the 1950s and early 1960s, the decline in its dominance began.
Ohio State Patrol commanders in Columbus must be re-thinking their decision to return an Ohio State Patrol trooper to full service after Sandusky County prosecutor TomStierwalt declined to pursue charges against him in an alleged sexual encounter with a child.
The Perkins school district is doing its due diligence in pursuing a court case against KBI, the bearings plant at Perkins and Hayes Avenue. The district contends the current valuation for the 130-acre property -- $2.5 million -- is extremely low, resulting a loss of revenue for the district.
A couple of years ago the Lake Erie Shores & Islands visitors bureau commissioned a study to determine whether the Northcoast region could support a league park for sports programming that would attract competitive teams in various sports.
It was just a few years ago when local officials began work in ernest to develop a centralized emergency dispatch center at the Erie County Sheriff's Office they hoped would be more cost efficient and be an upgrade in services.