We've complained in this space before about the neglect of the city-owned former Surf's Up waterfront property at Water and Meigs streets. We've made those concerns known and we're not here today to repeat them.

11:00 AM Dec 21, 2014

Connie Jackson

Erie County Master Gardener 

Garden year around? Aaron, one of our guides in Otovalo, asked if I might enjoy gardening year-round like in Ecuador.

10:15 AM Dec 21, 2014

“Santa Claus is anyone who loves another and seeks to make them happy: who lives his life throughout the entire year in the Christmas spirit.” -Edwin Osgood Grover

7:00 AM Dec 21, 2014

Beaver are using many of northwest Ohio’s streams and the Lake Erie shoreline to re-colonize into Ohio’s last remaining counties after being absent for nearly two centuries.

6:13 PM Dec 20, 2014

Novelist and college professor Julie Schumacher has at least two big fans in northern Ohio: Me and (perhaps more impressive) novelist Thrity Umrigar.

11:45 AM Dec 20, 2014

Ruble turns to rubble

Russia’s currency, the ruble, collapsed in value this week, falling to an all-time low against the U.S. dollar.

4:00 PM Dec 19, 2014

Sandusky Central Catholic School's "Big Announcement" happened Friday. 

1:33 PM Dec 19, 2014

I’m starting to feel better. 

I’ve had enough of this cold. 

It’s been almost two weeks since I have had a diet pop. 

9:29 AM Dec 19, 2014

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

12:01 AM Dec 19, 2014

Erie County hit the jackpot last week, scoring the deed and property rights to pipelines from deep Lake Erie formerly owned by NASA.

Acquiring the pipes provides Erie County a significant new resource, giving it access to one-fifth of the world's fresh water.

6:30 PM Dec 18, 2014

Do you seem to get the “winter blues” at the same time each year?

That yearly feeling may be the symptoms of Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).

4:16 PM Dec 18, 2014

"You can wish in one hand and [gift] in the other ..."

4:00 PM Dec 18, 2014

Sue Steigerwald joined us at the Sandusky Register for Between the Lines. Steigerwald is a consumer advocate for owners of all-electric homes who fight changes in electric rates adversely impacting residents in the community.

11:13 AM Dec 18, 2014

The National Audubon Society aptly informs us that fully half of North American bird species could suffer habitat loss in just the next few decades. Although certain avian species will be able to adapt, others may disappear.

8:30 AM Dec 18, 2014

High school sports do far more than promote physical fitness. They instill school pride, foster a sense of unity between players and fans, and promote a commitment to the greater community. 

7:00 AM Dec 18, 2014