As he heads into retirement, most people will remember John Kustec as the dynamic, down-to-earth director of Perkins High School’s highly-acclaimed bands.

12:46 PM Jun 18, 2015

Eva's story


12:00 PM Jun 18, 2015

“Exercise to stimulate, not to annihilate. The world wasn't formed in a day, and neither were we. Set small goals and build upon them.”

-Lee Haney

Well one more week down and that much closer to the end of the FIT Challenge.

I must say these six months have flown by.

11:52 AM Jun 18, 2015

He's the epitome of the Greatest Generation, in the sunset of their time.

Charles Berstling, 91, received six medals on June 7 for his courageous Army service.

The honors came seven decades after Berstling, primarily stationed in the Philippines, served from 1943-46.

7:30 AM Jun 18, 2015

Watermelon salsa is perfect for the summer.

This recipe is ideal if you want to use fresh vegetables and herbs from your garden or a local farmer’s market.

3:55 PM Jun 17, 2015

I hit a huge milestone this past weekend.

It may not seem that big of a deal to most people, but to me it's huge.

One big reason that I applied to this challenge was so that I could be the best mom to my children.

I want to be able to be active in their active lifestyle. 

12:00 PM Jun 17, 2015

In the United States, guarding the investments/savings of older Americans is one of the challenges before us.

6:00 AM Jun 17, 2015

“You have now entered an area which we call the Twilight Zone.”

Rod Serling’s voiceover was about the only thing missing last Friday when President Obama and Republican leaders in the House who backed the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) measure saw it voted down 302-126.

5:00 PM Jun 16, 2015

We are coming to the end of the FIT Challenge, and Kevin Scarpino is really close to meeting the Army weight standards. 

At the rate Kevin is going, he should be able to make it down to 180 pounds by the fall with no problem. 

3:16 PM Jun 16, 2015

Photographer Connie Oney will be signing copies of her new book “Sustaining Our Lifestyle,” from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at Gabby Road Studio, 28 E. Main St. in Norwalk as part of the Imagine Norwalk event. 

10:43 AM Jun 16, 2015
Sandusky successfully reached two benchmarks recently in its economic re-development efforts.

The former Apex washing machine factory site on First Street was certified — environmentally safe — and ready for re-development.

7:30 AM Jun 16, 2015

Dear Mr. DeWine,

12:10 PM Jun 15, 2015

Will Norwalk's Eagle Creek step up to the challenge once again in the North Coast Ladies Invitational tournament June 25, or will Sawmill Creek add to its leading list of titles?

12:32 AM Jun 15, 2015

Marie Hildebrandt

Erie County Master Gardener

Growing tomatoes has become a time honored tradition for many people.  It is said the tomato plant is widely the most popular “vegetable” grown by home gardeners.

8:00 AM Jun 14, 2015


Jay Cooke, claimed to be the first white child born in Sandusky in 1821, turned out to be one of America’s most important citizens.

7:35 PM Jun 13, 2015

The public had a right to know on May 22 — the day he was placed on leave — that ​Fremont police Chief Tim Wiersma was being investigated.​

The public also had a right to know why Wiersma wa​s​ suspended, and who would be in charge at the police department in the meantime.

7:30 AM Jun 13, 2015