It is official — summer break has started. 

Most children are thrilled by the end of the school year, looking forward to sleeping in, having fun and, most importantly, no homework. 

3:42 PM Jun 25, 2015

The Community Action Commission of Erie, Huron and Richland Counties Inc. has 22 sites serving breakfast, lunch and snacks to children this summer.

Funded by the federal government, the program ensures kids will continue to have food available to them when school is not in session. 

2:11 PM Jun 25, 2015
Sam and Elsa's tale
12:00 PM Jun 25, 2015

Sheriff's deputies patrolling Erie County are now equipped with bodycams, in response to a national mandate to better equip officers for their own protection, and the public's.

There isn't a down side to adding video surveillance this way.

11:12 AM Jun 25, 2015
'Lake Erie's Shores and Islands' shows tourists have loved us for decades
11:05 AM Jun 25, 2015

The allegations made by a former city worker she was sexually harassed before getting fired by Port Clinton Mayor Vince Leone are just that — allegations — and nothing more.

6:00 AM Jun 25, 2015


The third annual Brad Rudolph Memorial scramble is set for Sunday at Woussickett with an 8 a.m. tee time.

11:00 PM Jun 24, 2015
D.M. Pulley has created a stir with 'The Dead Key'
5:11 PM Jun 24, 2015
The Western Lake Erie Basin remains today as being the most productive biologically of any region in the Great Lakes!
4:24 PM Jun 24, 2015

Summer is here and so are summer cookouts.

Try adding this recipe for veggie slaw to your usual spread as a healthier alternative.

3:33 PM Jun 24, 2015

 I enjoyed my concert!!!! Probably a little bit too much.

I gained 5 pounds in one day. Most of that is already gone, but my body isn't used to it, especially the carbonation from the adult beverages I consumed. I have only been drinking water and tea throughout this challenge. 

11:23 AM Jun 24, 2015
Statistician figures out there aren't many around here
10:05 AM Jun 24, 2015

The FIT Challenge is coming to an end, and Wendy Schirg is down 80 pounds so far. 

We are going to try and end this one with a bang and hit 100 pounds in six months.

She's healthier, happier and has much more energy to spend time with little Gabe and Gabby. 

8:04 PM Jun 23, 2015
President Nero plays golf while Rome burns
5:00 PM Jun 23, 2015
What will commissioners do with the recommendations?
3:45 PM Jun 23, 2015

I came into Monday's United States vs. Colombia Women's World Cup Round of 16 game with a vague idea of writing a column about the notion that women’s soccer is a purer version of the game than what the men play.

1:03 AM Jun 23, 2015

The past two weeks have been a whirlwind with work, wedding planning and traveling.

I missed my blog last week so I will catch you up!

11:16 AM Jun 22, 2015