3:27 PM Jul 25, 2014

My name is Andy Carroll and I am writing to express my interest in being a FIT contestant.

I am 40 years old and I weigh 325 pounds. I am married to my wife, April, and we have three sons (Austin 12, Logan 8, and Bentley 4).

2:48 PM Jul 25, 2014
Editor’s note: This is the letter sent from Cedar Point vice president and general manager Jason McClure to Sandusky city manager Eric Wobser concerning the proposed admissions tax increase:
2:25 PM Jul 25, 2014

MHS seeks softball, track coach; Lady Thunderbolts 14U tryouts; Softball tryouts Aug. 9-10; OHSAA Fall sports meeting July 31

12:00 PM Jul 25, 2014

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending July 19, in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties.

Erie County: Vermilion City 5379 Portage Drive, Donald B. Paterson to James L. and Joelle L. Purtell, $657,500

11:24 PM Jul 24, 2014

Having served 50 years as a board member of the Counseling and Growth Center in Erie and Ottawa counties, I am very familiar with the programs for mental health and substance abuse treatment, criminal justice clients, as well as programs for adolescents in our schools. Dr.

3:51 PM Jul 24, 2014

A constant breeze has been blowing throughout the north coast the past couple days which makes for good kite flying.

Here are our best places to fly a kite locally...

3:00 PM Jul 24, 2014

"An investment in knowledge pays the best interest." - Benjamin Franklin

3:00 PM Jul 24, 2014

In just a couple weeks it will be seven years since Jess Burdine's son Craig died while in the custody at the Sandusky County Jail. 

9:30 AM Jul 24, 2014
JOSEPHINE’S STORY
 
8:02 AM Jul 24, 2014
When glam-rockers Panic! at the Disco performed in Kansas City, Mo., recently, they ran into a problem with the outspoken homophobes of Westboro Baptist Church.
10:13 PM Jul 23, 2014

Not long ago — actually less than a week ago — I had a very basic understanding of the sport of rowing. 

Long, skinny boat. Oars. How hard could it be?

Last Tuesday, I made my way to the Sandusky Bay Rowing Association's boathouse to find out.

9:06 PM Jul 23, 2014

The fact our elected officials in Washington get paid as salaried personnel, 24/7/365 a year during their term(s), is why it’s easy to believe they’re taking full advantage of that fact.

8:08 PM Jul 23, 2014

An increase in taxes again?

Seriously?

The city of Sandusky is cash-strapped once again.

The city wants to either increase the income tax or increase the admissions tax to Cedar Point, or both. Why penalize city residents or Cedar Point visitors?

6:45 PM Jul 23, 2014

In reading Bob Walls’ letter to the editor recently, he stated, “If you love Port Clinton, then you will love CORD” Be informed that I love Port Clinton dearly but I, Mr. Walls, do not love CORD.

5:34 PM Jul 23, 2014
The second annual Chris Smith Memorial scramble is set for Aug. 2 at Woussickett with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.
4:42 PM Jul 23, 2014
I have battled obesity since I graduated  from high school in 1997. 
 
In the past four years, I have gone  from 410 pounds to 318 and back up to 340  pounds. 
 
4:31 PM Jul 23, 2014

My name is Ross Taylor. I'm 33 years old and a lifelong resident of Erie County.