A little over a week ago I stepped out of the Erie Conservation District office for a bit to visit several of our county’s farm fields where cover crops were planted this fall through the Lake Erie Nutrient Reduction Program (LE NRP). This was a new effort initiated in the twenty-seven county ar
As the 113th Congress rides off into the sunset, the droppings they are leaving behind are not from the horses they are riding out of Washington, but from the projected and expected $1.1 trillion spending bill both the House and Senate are likely to pass before the government shutdown deadline ar
Last week's presentation by Kent State University School of Architecture students of a re-envisioned Sandusky was a huge opportunity, for everyone working toward a better city, to imagine what the downtown district might become.
Did you ever read a book review and realize that you have to get your hands on a title you've never heard of? That happened to me years ago, when I read a review in "The Wall Street Journal" of "The Gold Bug Variations," a new novel by Richard Powers.
Imagine you play football for the NFL. The whistle blows, and you start the play. Suddenly you receive a direct hit to the head. You think you have a concussion. Your head is throbbing as you lie on the ground. You get up, and the coach does not come see if you are OK.