Erie County has been united in one way for more than a century.

The first record about the need to unite social services agencies in the county dates back to 1911. By 1914, the Erie Social Services Federation was formed, uniting 22 agencies. 

6:20 PM Sep 21, 2014


Erie County Master Gardener

Rain gardens, pollinators, living shoreline… 25 Erie County Master Gardeners sampled them all last Monday night touring three public gardens in Sandusky.

8:00 AM Sep 21, 2014

When Cedar Point made the announcement that they would name a roller coaster after LeBron James if he returned to play for the Cavs, the first place that came to mind wasn’t a coaster, but the most obvious: Add the name “King James” on top of the park’s lost and found building.

9:19 PM Sep 20, 2014

Gizzard shad are native to warmer, southern latitudes, only gaining entrance into Lake Erie after the Ohio-Erie Canal was completed in 1825.

8:28 PM Sep 20, 2014

The idea that Libby Grant put forth in Thursday’s paper is ludicrous and nothing more than fear-based propaganda.

12:02 PM Sep 20, 2014

Pulling our troops out of Iraq too soon and the United States not being concerned enough about Syria, has lead to yet another terrorist group forming, named Isis.

10:45 AM Sep 20, 2014

Gay marriage is a moral issue that stems from the moral relativism that has swept across the nation, giving people the belief that they alone decide what is right and wrong in their circumstances.

10:14 PM Sep 19, 2014

Cocoa heats up on Ebola threat

Although most commodities markets fell this week, cocoa rallied sharply on fears the Ebola epidemic could hamper production in West Africa.

4:00 PM Sep 19, 2014

As you have probably heard by now, voters in Scotland have voted not to become an independent country. The votes were about 55 percent "No' and about 45 percent "Yes."

2:51 PM Sep 19, 2014

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending Sept. 13, in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties.

Erie Co., Sandusky City, 212 Fremont Ave., Cabana Bob LLC to 212 Fremont LLC, $1,200,000.

12:00 PM Sep 19, 2014

I have finally seen a number below 300 pounds! 

Admittedly, I’m floating right above and below it depending upon my water weight from day-to-day, but nonetheless, what a great feeling. 

11:23 AM Sep 19, 2014

UPDATED: I mentioned Sunday's half marathon in Huron in my most-recent blog. Several people who have registered for this weekend's USRA half marathon in Huron have not been able to make contact with the race organizer for information.

8:26 AM Sep 19, 2014

"Between the Lines" was on the road Thursday to stream a Sandusky Schools presentation about the "Building Better Dreams" campaign.

Eugene Sanders, the district's superintendent, presented the plan to Sandusky Rotary Club members at their monthly meeting.

5:54 PM Sep 18, 2014

More than 800 000 people die by suicide every year – around one person every 40 seconds, according to the first global report on suicide prevention, published Sept. 4 by the World Health Organization.  

3:15 PM Sep 18, 2014

Broadening your mind to broaden your customer base

3:00 PM Sep 18, 2014