I have never been athletic.

I have never had a desire to run or jog anywhere on purpose.

In my 20s, before I had children, I had about a year that I worked out. This was before I had children. I did lose a lot of weight.

10:16 AM Mar 25, 2015

What is a parent to do when he suspects his child is being treated unfairly by a teacher?

6:08 AM Mar 25, 2015

Ryan Tamburrino celebrated his birthday a little early.

The Sandusky bowler ripped off his third 300 game of the 2014-15 season Thursday at Star Lanes, three days before he turned 24.

10:38 PM Mar 24, 2015

Last Saturday, while Russian military intervention in the Ukraine continued and thousands of Iranians hailed Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s speech marking the Persian New Year with chants of “Death to America,” about the only thing missing from President Obama’s foreign policy throwback to the 1

5:00 PM Mar 24, 2015
It is said of English that "[It] doesn't borrow from other languages. English follows other languages down dark alleys, knocks them over and rummages through their pockets for loose grammar." - (paraphrased, James Nicoll)
3:00 PM Mar 24, 2015

Having tried to keep up with this, it has now come down to the simple fact that elected officials are not businesspeople.

3:00 PM Mar 24, 2015
The conversation about public records is everywhere these days, from the federal government right down to the local government. 
1:00 PM Mar 24, 2015

Just over two months into the FIT Challenge, Kevin Scarpino is really showing his dedication to reaching his goals. 

He has continued to push himself during our workout sessions three times a week. 

3:27 AM Mar 24, 2015

Former Clyde-Green Springs superintendent Todd Helms wants out of prison.

6:00 PM Mar 23, 2015

Local creek Report Cards to be released March 25th

The Firelands Coastal Tributaries stream monitoring volunteers have been taking monthly samples in 4 of our local creeks from April to November since 2008.

3:02 PM Mar 23, 2015



The Fitness Room is the place to get fit.

Tommy Gerbracht, 20, is a fitness trainer working in the beautiful, historic building at 32 Park St., in Milan.

12:34 PM Mar 23, 2015

This past week has been pretty good. I'm so glad we had some nice weather and I was able to get outside and run! 

I have been running more and more and, in my opinion, I'm doing pretty well.

11:06 AM Mar 23, 2015

Timothy J Malinich
Extension Educator

The sun is out so now everyone is excited about getting ready to garden. But, as you go out to purchase seed and plants for the yard beware of some of those too-good-to-be-true deals.

8:00 AM Mar 22, 2015
Years ago I wrote an article for the Canton paper about a Canal Fulton tree trimmer who fell several hundred feet to what should have been his death only to live to tell the tale.
8:39 PM Mar 21, 2015


As early as the mid-1800’s, in order to preserve their sport, wealthy Western Lake Erie waterfowl hunters preserved large blocks of wetland habitat. Others built earthen dikes to grow crops behind in the rich Lake Erie floodplain soils, only to have them destroyed by high water.

6:05 PM Mar 21, 2015

Losing weight is a difficult process, especially when someone has a lot of weight to lose. 

Ultimately, a person has to make the realization early on that the process will come with ups and downs. 

10:09 AM Mar 21, 2015