Lois Lerner, you know, that nice person who used the power of her position at the IRS to suppress conservative groups prior to 2012 elections.

As I was speaking on Memorial Day, as chairman of the Erie County Veterans Memorial Park, to the audience and before we walked over to the park to honor the hundreds of men from Erie County who gave their lives, I somewhat reluctantly disclosed that after 27 years as chair I was about to retire.

Are three county commissioners enough representation for the whole county?
 

While a viable and vibrant downtown is an important ingredient for any given city, it’s time the city commission and the new city manager spread their wings out beyond downtown.

Crude oil prices exploded higher this week as the military conflict escalated in Iraq. Sunni militants have reportedly captured multiple major Iraqi cities and now threaten to take Baghdad, the capital.

topey@sanduskyregister.com

PUT-IN-BAY

I can now put driller on my resume.

Put-in-Bay has a multi-million dollar project to add four floating docks in the waters around the village.

The city of Sandusky and Erie County have a working agreement on a volume-based formula for water rates that would streamline city water department billings and provide stability for all county water customers.

Eric Wobser, Sandusky's new city manager, was our guest Tuesday on "Between the Lines" on the road.

The program was live from the Red Wagon at Columbus Avenue and Washington Row, and guests included ex officio mayor Dennis Murray Jr., Mark Norman and Sandusky police chief John Orzech.

I caused a bit of a distraction during the most interesting time during Fremont Ross High School's graduation.

Just before the 300-plus graduates received their diplomas, I positioned myself in a way so I could photograph each student.

Most people wake to the sound of an alarm clock in the morning. For Robin Arnold, who grew up next to her woodworking grandfather, her version of an alarm clock consisted of the sound of metal against wood.

A recent item in the daily Sandusky Diary in the Register prompted us to take a look back and a look forward in the wake of a very successful Ohio Bike Week that just concluded. 

Happy Father’s Day to all of the dads out there. This is your day to exercise all of your fatherly privileges. Sorry, did I say exercise?

Jess Burdine and his family have waited nearly seven years.

Brenda Naus has waited for 15 years.

Another cold case

Christina Fegley, five years.