Last night, I watched the Grammy Awards tribute to the Beatles, and as Alicia Keys and John Legend performed "Let It Be," I admired their lovely voices. But it also reminded me of something I've wondered about for a long time.

11:19 AM Feb 10, 2014
Seeds…I love them. I love to look at the pictures on the seed packages. I love to read the information on the backs. I love to flip through the seed catalogs and plant gardens in my mind.
7:35 AM Feb 10, 2014

In December, a state inspector general's report alleged 18 wildlife officers were either deer hunting on duty or filing false time sheets.

6:59 AM Feb 10, 2014

The streets need plowed. The fire and police departments need manpower to function. The streets department needs money to fix roads and whatever funds are left over need to be invested for the future.

6:56 AM Feb 10, 2014
I had enough experiences as a kid with snow, ice and cold that I should have had more respect for winter when I got older. But Bob learns his lessons the hard way.
 
7:51 PM Feb 9, 2014
I have traveled to other parts of the world to look at birds, but the place where I enjoy them the most is my own backyard.

My name is Mary. You may have read that I am doing a Big Year for Erie County.

4:20 PM Feb 9, 2014

City of Sandusky engineer Aaron Klein and Chief Planner Rebecca Corrigan were our guests on Between the Lines today. They talked about their jobs, where the city is currently and where they think the city is going in the future.

Watch the program in the player below 

12:57 PM Feb 7, 2014

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending Feb. 1, in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties.

12:00 PM Feb 7, 2014
1:34 PM Feb 6, 2014

The city of Sandusky's ex officio mayor Dennis Murray Jr. talked about the city's upcoming town hall meetings.

1:06 PM Feb 6, 2014

Each Wednesday members of this editorial board gather and talk through the important stories of the week. We hope to craft intelligent responses to current events that might serve some useful purpose. 

5:19 AM Feb 6, 2014
Sometimes when I sit down to write my column, I can’t think of anything to say. It’s not exactly writer’s block, but more of a who-cares-what-I -think-aboutanything? attitude.
7:52 PM Feb 5, 2014
Next time you need to buy a gift for someone — or maybe for yourself — check out one of the gift shops at Firelands Regional Medical Center.

Yes, a hospital gift shop.

6:35 AM Feb 4, 2014