It’s been a very pleasant November for Amy Grubbe, chairwoman of the Erie County Democratic Party.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Erie County’s newly-renovated elevator at the courthouse is having its ups and downs again.

Except when it’s not.

Erie County spent $144,112 on the elevator, shutting it down for weeks this fall so that the often-broken elevator would be fixed once and for all.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

The folks who tried to pass Issue 6, the state question that would have established a state-sanctioned gambling casino in Wilmington in Clinton County, already are mapping plans for another proposal.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

The frozen kitten dumped off in the after-hours book return slot of a public library in Iowa has hit the big time.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Paul McCartney, the famous ex-Beatle, has done something at age 66 that’s kind of unexpected — he’s released a really good new album.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Plain Dealer columnist Thomas Suddes, in yesterday’s paper, has an impassioned column arguing that Congress needs to to move quickly to bail out the Big Three automakers.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

The U.S. Senate is an exclusive 100-member club, so when one member picks on another, it tends to raise hard feelings.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

As the debate goes on about bailing out the Big Three American automakers, you may have heard the figure manufactured by General Motors that UAW workers are paid $73 an hour.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Along with the other organizations getting in line in Washington, D.C., to ask for a bailout, such as banks, General Motors and state governments, you can add another group — public libraries. If Congress can’t write the check during the day, lawmakers can leave it in the slot after hours.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010

Santa Claus is pretty busy this month, but perhaps because Sandusky has such a rich Christmas tradition, he’s agreed again to put in regular appearances in downtown Sandusky.

6:27 PM Mar 23, 2010
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