My topic this week is the county’s offer to move City Hall into the county building.

11:09 AM Feb 19, 2013

Excerpt from the Across the State editorial in today's Register: The state of Ohio faces a gap of $77 billion between what it owes to its five public pension plans and what it has funded. That’s more than the gross domestic product of Panama.

6:45 AM Feb 19, 2013

Excerpt from the editorial Viewpoint in today's Sunday Register: It seems these school officials are damned if they do, damned if they don’t when it comes to managing student behavior at school dances.

8:08 AM Feb 17, 2013

Sandusky Register managing editor Matt Westerhold and Serving Our Seniors executive director Sue Daugherty  moderated a health care reform forum Friday morning at Sandusky Community Church of the Nazarene. Watch the Q & A here:



6:38 PM Feb 15, 2013

Here is this week’s edition of Futures File, our weekly commodities wrap-up:
Cattle Slip Lower

4:01 PM Feb 15, 2013

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending Feb. 15 in Ottawa, Erie and Sandusky counties. For a full listing of real estate transactions, pick up a copy of Sunday's Register.



1:02 PM Feb 15, 2013

This week the Historical Research Partners blog touches on the origins of Valentine's Day, which gets its romantic connotations from the Roman Festival of Lupercalia traditionally celebrated on Feb. 15.


11:01 AM Feb 15, 2013

There has to be a better way to manage a staff. An arbitrator's decision will cost city taxpayers $50,000 and a police sergeant gets his job back. 

6:13 AM Feb 15, 2013

This week's movie quote is more of a scene from 1995's docudrama "Apollo 13" which of course was based on a real-life event. Before the scene it was found out that the current carbon dioxide scrubbers were not sufficient for the time left until arrival on Earth.

3:04 PM Feb 14, 2013

Before in this column, I compared the court system to a sleeping giant when it comes to foreclosure cases, in that it is just slowly waking up to all the fraud and abuse by the banks in their push to take peoples’ homes away because it is profitable to do so.

11:02 AM Feb 14, 2013

Q: My boyfriend and I have been together around eight months.  At first I trusted him fully but now it seems like past relationship issues are creeping up on me and making me think I have a reason not to trust him.

3:04 PM Feb 13, 2013

This week on the Sandusky History blog we learn about George J. Lehrer, an Abraham Lincoln impersonator who also produced a Sandusky High School play "Every Man."


11:09 AM Feb 13, 2013

Scott Miller, the city worker fired by city manager Nicole Ard for alleged "dishonesty" after 21 years with the city with an unblemished record, thinks he got a raw deal.

He did, in my opinion.

5:42 AM Feb 13, 2013

Most stories you'll read about roller derby will be about "normal woman by day" and "alter ego by night."

3:01 PM Feb 12, 2013

My topic this week is about the City’s Community Focus Meetings.

11:00 AM Feb 12, 2013

If you are interested in large rodents and whether they saw their shadow this winter, we have you covered. Reporter Jessica Cuffman and I wrote about our recent travels to Punxsutawney, Pa. and Marion, Ohio.

It was in Sunday's Register. In case you missed it, here are some excerpts...

10:43 AM Feb 11, 2013

Excerpt from editorial Viewpoint in today's Sunday Register:  A suggestion by Erie County commissioners on Thursday that the city of Sandusky consider moving its City Hall operations to the County Administration Building at Columbus Avenue and Washington Row includes an offer to donate c

4:45 AM Feb 10, 2013