US crude oil supplies are continuing to swell, reaching nearly 400 million barrels last week, the highest level since 1931. Oil supplies are rising even as refineries are running near full-speed, pumping out large volumes of gasoline and diesel fuel.

12:14 PM May 5, 2014

I am writing to the voters of Sandusky to join me and my family in voting yes for the renewal levy for Sandusky City Schools.

11:51 AM May 5, 2014
Dropping off a hot meal, visiting with someone for just a moment and having a laugh with fellow volunteers.

Sound good?

10:29 AM May 5, 2014
I’m usually fairly observant. I’m the guy who’ll notice critters along the road, deer emerging from woods, new businesses opening and others shutting their doors.
2:56 PM May 4, 2014

Like a prizefighter throwing a fight, Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine will take a fall this week when his office presents evidence to a grand jury in the death of Craig Burdine at the Sandusky County Jail in 2007.

8:05 AM May 4, 2014
April was a very exciting month for birding as new migrants arrived each week.

Two very unlikely birds showed up — one very striking in appearance, and one not so pretty but just as special.

4:36 PM May 3, 2014

Twenty plus years ago, our battle to keep our riverfront property began.

Three years ago, Erie Metroparks decided to abandon their failed greenway project.

Through court mediation, they agreed to have the landowners deeds properly transferred back into their names.

12:30 PM May 2, 2014

Jess Burdine, whose son died in August 2007 at the Sandusky County jail, was our guest on Thursday's BTL program.

6:26 AM May 2, 2014

In the past two articles I have given the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration’s definition of recovery but I thought I would see what Merriam-Webster dictionary’s definition might employ as well.

7:34 PM May 1, 2014

This is a quality of life issue.

For 28 years this levy has supported the excellent parks that we now enjoy.

5:51 PM May 1, 2014

[Updated with comment from the Buckeye Institute]

Spend today, worry about the big bill tomorrow.

That's the real message of Issue 1, the big bond issue that's on the ballot Tuesday, warn the libertarians at the 1851 Center for Constitutional Law.

3:15 PM May 1, 2014
A journey of emotion regarding the passing of someone close.
3:00 PM May 1, 2014

A question we have heard from some in our community is “why do you continue to put a levy on the ballot? We have said no”

The simple answer is because we have no alternative.

12:19 PM May 1, 2014
Friday’s vote by scholarship players on the Northwestern University football team to unionize and be recognized and possibly paid as designated employees probably did not cause any concern for Ohio’s No. 1 employee.
8:39 PM Apr 30, 2014
I recently had the opportunity to judge a national book contest. The topic that I was assigned was “Self-Help Books.”
5:08 PM Apr 30, 2014