7:28 PM Sep 1, 2014

With 20 counties comprising Ohio’s Great Lakes Region, the state has an abundance of shoreline — over 300 miles.

These places where land meets water are special, offering people areas to play, contemplate and appreciate the natural world.

7:11 PM Sep 1, 2014
Margin Protection Program for dairy producers
3:19 PM Sep 1, 2014

Port Clinton is a maritime community built on the Great Lake Erie some 200 years ago. It is Lake Erie that brought the settlers here, and it is the great lake that keeps most of us here. Most of us were born and raised here and will always live here.

2:21 PM Sep 1, 2014

This is my first time writing a letter to the editor.

11:13 AM Sep 1, 2014

"Disagreement is part of being a person who has choices. One of  those choices is to respect others and engage in intelligent conversation about differences of opinion without becoming enemies, eventually allowing us to move forward to compromise." - Ben Carson

9:42 AM Sep 1, 2014
Sympathy sees and says, “I’m sorry” Compassion sees and says, “I’ll help” — Unknown

•If you would like to brighten the lives of children - volunteers are needed to read to children on Sept. 10.

8:34 AM Sep 1, 2014

I was disappointed to read Dan McGookey’s recent column in the Sandusky Register on the subject of reverse mortgages. (“Avoid reverse mortgages: Alice’s story” Register, Aug. 21, 2014).

7:02 AM Sep 1, 2014
There is a new epidemic in town.
 
Not just in our town, but in all communities throughout the U.S. Its name is Financial Elder Abuse.
4:45 AM Sep 1, 2014
It is the end of the summer. It is the time of year when goldenrod bursts into an irresistible profusion of tiny yellow flowers clustered on individual, unbranched leafy stems. In Ohio, the show continues through October.
12:01 AM Sep 1, 2014

topey@sanduskyregister.com

I was in the middle of slobbery, drooling dog love on Wednesday when I worked at The Chelsea Dog LLC. I was so happy, it makes for good therapy.

9:07 PM Aug 31, 2014

So far, according to the World Wide Web’s Officer Down Memorial Page, 67 police officers have died in the line of duty in 2014.

11:15 AM Aug 31, 2014
Sometimes something happens that reaffirms my faith in the basic goodness of people. A couple of weeks ago I lost a bracelet — one that may not have had much monetary value, but had a great deal of sentimental value to me.
8:39 AM Aug 31, 2014

I read in the Register about a young man who threatened his wife with a gun, was arrested and then released from jail after posting $100.

12:45 AM Aug 31, 2014

When "Martha," the world’s last remaining passenger pigeon at the Cincinnati Zoo died on Sept. 1, 1914, it was the last breath of air ever taken by a species once numbering in the billions.

11:25 AM Aug 30, 2014

"I can't go back to yesterday because I was a different person then." Lewis Carroll

When most people think of a person's weight-loss journey, they primarily think of just the physical journey and the changes that are going on with the body. 

12:03 PM Aug 29, 2014

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending Aug. 23, in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties.

Erie Co., Kelleys Island, 131 Lakeshore Drive, Charles A. Martin Jr. to H.T. Properties Inc., $810,000