6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Erie County has pinned much of its hopes for economic revival upon NASA Plum Brook Station, which is expected to expand its operations to support Constellation, NASA’s effort to develop a new generation of space rockets, the Ares, to replace the space shuttle and to send astronauts back to the Mo

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Look for some very smart, if badly-dressed people, to descend upon the Kalahari Waterpark and Resort in a few days.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

I like Canadians, so if Ohio really becomes part of Canada, I’ll try to deal with the situation with good grace, although I refuse to become an ice hockey fan or to learn how to speak French.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

My favorite Christmas tale is everyone else’s as well — Charles Dicken’s “A Christmas Carol.”

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

A foundation in Connecticut has launched a Web site urging people to “redefine Christmas” by asking their friends and relatives to make a donation to a favorite charity rather than buying a gift.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

The dogs and the cats are being prepped to be nice instead of naughty when the Erie County Humane Society hosts its annual Christmas Open House from 5-8 p.m. Thursday at the shelter, 1911 Superior St.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

I always try to take some time every Christmas to look at decorations on houses. Every day, I drive home on Cleveland Road, and my eyes are always drawn to the lights on the houses on Bauer.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

If you’re sitting at a computer with an Internet connection, you never have to be without holiday music.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

This weekend, the Ohio Veterans Home is taking part in a national effort to place holiday wreaths on the graves of America’s veterans.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

What’s a holiday season without Christmas carols? The Firelands Chorus, marking its 50th anniversary this year, will be singing many holiday favorites when it performs at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Zion Lutheran Church, 503 Columbus Ave.

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