It's not every day that a reviewer describes a science fiction novelist as "Carl Sagan meets Umberto Eco." But Pennsylvania novelist Michael Flynn has earned an enviable reputation as a science fiction writer equally at home writing about cutting edge science, medieval history, Irish folklore, ev

1:34 PM Mar 4, 2015

Just. Keep. Moving.~Tim Dorsey

This is so simple, but such a true statement.

I did my first 5K on Saturday.

Although I walked, I finished! I didn't stop moving.

I have never been prouder of myself.

12:15 PM Mar 4, 2015

Do you still do spring cleaning? In days gone by, the annual cleansing was as certain as the return of robins in spring.

6:17 AM Mar 4, 2015

All of our lives we have only known what is called a “physician-centered” system of care. We show up. The doctor tells us what to do and we are either “compliant” and do what we are told; or we are non-compliant and do some or none of what we are told.

6:00 AM Mar 4, 2015

Today the Supreme Court of the United States hears arguments in the case of King v. Burwell.

5:00 PM Mar 3, 2015

This past week has been a tremendous improvement from the previous weeks when FIT Challenger Wendy Schirg was under the weather.

Despite doctor visits, antibiotics and a busy schedule as a mom and wife, Wendy kicked major butt. 

3:30 PM Mar 3, 2015

Is it time to put a little voluntary "affirmative action" into your reading habits?

1:44 PM Mar 3, 2015

The curbside recycling situation has taken on a life of its own.

12:00 PM Mar 3, 2015

I have to rely on a good mechanic to keep my car in top shape and a good body shop to repair my car when I get in a crash.

10:00 AM Mar 3, 2015

I’m back!  Last year I wrote about my BIG YEAR in birding for Erie County.  This year I will be doing a Naturalist Almanac, highlighting events in nature that happen each year.   

4:05 PM Mar 2, 2015

This past week, my workouts became harder than ever!

"Burpee" was introduced into my vocabulary and wow are those hard! I feel like they are ripping my hips off!

After my workout Thursday with Shawn Zahel, my trainer at NOMS, I felt like I couldn't walk for two days.

10:22 AM Mar 2, 2015

Port Clinton native Robert Putnam, famous for his "Bowling Alone" book, will release a major new book on March 10, "Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis."

10:20 AM Mar 2, 2015

Court clerks who work for Ottawa County Municipal Court Judge Frederick “Fritz” Hany gave misleading information last week when asked about the court's email system, saying the court didn't have an email address or use email to conduct any business.

7:30 AM Mar 2, 2015

Marie Hildebrandt,

Erie County Master Gardener

8:00 AM Mar 1, 2015

Sandusky and cities and communities across the region and state have difficult choices to make. Just like businesses and industry, communities are being squeezed with limited resources and increasing demands.

7:30 AM Mar 1, 2015

“You may never know what results come of your action, but if you do nothing there will be no result.” – Mahatma Ghandi

A local food pantry is in need of silverware and small kitchen appliances to give to those in need.

7:01 AM Mar 1, 2015
Friends are important for kids, and now kids have a new friend guaranteed to pay attention to them and listen to their every word.
Hello, Barbie!
6:00 AM Mar 1, 2015