9:45 AM Sep 10, 2014

City commission has gone where no city commission has gone before: A complete survey of every house and every structure in the city.

We see this as a very wise move. You cannot know what the real challenge is until tyhe challenge is properly assessed. 

6:59 AM Sep 10, 2014
Customers can be so demanding.

First they criticized fast-food joints over nutritional content. Now they’re getting picky about tax and labor practices.

6:01 AM Sep 10, 2014

Oct. 15 is fast approaching. That means those of you who are age 65 and older could have some serious decisions to make about your Medicare insurance. But how do you make an informed decision about a subject matter that is foreign to you?

6:23 PM Sep 9, 2014

FIT Challenger Ebony Marks is down 8.2 pounds from her first weigh-in, which puts us 7 pounds short of our goal.

We have only been able to get a handful of workouts in throughout the past month.

11:16 AM Sep 9, 2014

This past week I changed my food diary over to my Fitness Pal app for my phone.

I like that it is basically what I was already doing but streamlined.

9:45 AM Sep 9, 2014

The reconstruction of the Camp Street subway — the underpass at North Depot Street — finally is underway. 

8:29 AM Sep 9, 2014

I thought it was time to pull a slow cooker recipe out since school is back in session and all the craziness that goes along with it is in full swing.

7:48 AM Sep 9, 2014


One department of five men at Firelands Regional Medical Center keep 6,200 pieces of medical devices maintained and operational.

8:00 PM Sep 8, 2014
Maybe there have been moments when you’ve felt like the gerbil on the wheel — your feet are moving about as fast as you can make them move, but it just doesn’t seem like you’re racking up much distance.
3:02 PM Sep 8, 2014
Thumbs up to donations, Sortino family, Erie County Sheriff's Office
1:52 PM Sep 8, 2014
A new study has concluded that breakfast, long considered the most important meal of the day, is actually no more or less beneficial to us than any other meal.
1:35 PM Sep 8, 2014

"Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time." Thomas A. Edison

This past week has been a difficult one for me. I'm not really sure why, but today is the first time I've dreaded sitting down to write.

12:12 PM Sep 8, 2014

Erie County Fair Board, wise up. A veteran or senior citizen is the same age all day long, not until 4 p.m. Admission at Huron County Fair is a penny all day.

Seneca and Sandusky fairs are $2 all day. Some veterans and seniors work and can’t make the 4 p.m. deadline.

11:20 AM Sep 8, 2014

I have prided myself on being objective and respecting the thoughts and comments of others, for I myself am far from perfection, but I must take offense to the column by Mark Mix titled “It’s Labor Day, Not Union Day” (Regi

11:18 AM Sep 8, 2014

Thursday will be the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attack on America. 

10:12 AM Sep 8, 2014

How was your football weekend?

If you're a Steelers fan, it was pretty good. If you're Cleveland Browns punter Spencer Lanning, it could have been better.

Buckeye and Wolverine fans would like a mulligan as well.