Marie Hildebrandt, Erie County Master Gardener

There’s something to be said for living within your comfort zone.

8:00 AM Jan 25, 2015

It appears a decision whether fired Ohio Patrol trooper Ricky Vitte Jr. will get back his job could be in the hands of just one person: Sandusky County Common Pleas Court Judge Barbara Ansted.

6:00 PM Jan 24, 2015

With ice conditions on Lake Erie and elsewhere providing opportunities for recreational use, the number of places to get onto the ice is surprisingly limited.

5:33 PM Jan 24, 2015

Everyone has an excuse, good bad or indifferent. 

An excuse or rationalization can be made for any decision a person is faced with. 

12:14 PM Jan 24, 2015

This year's 5k season starts a little earlier with the Tim Dorsey 5k scheduled for Saturday, February 28 at Margaretta High School.

Tim Dorsey 5k Facebook page

6:34 AM Jan 24, 2015

Everything’s cheaper!

4:00 PM Jan 23, 2015

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending Jan. 18, in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties.

Huron Co., Wakeman Twp., 5145 Ohio 303, W & J Dalton LTD to Scopcool Farms LLC, $981,700.

11:01 AM Jan 23, 2015
Gene Wolfe is sometimes described as the best science fiction writer in the world. For decades, his books have drawn rave reviews from critics and fans.
9:30 AM Jan 23, 2015

Hi everyone!  

This past week was a little more stressful than last week.

I'm an emotional eater, and ice cream is my salvation.

12:11 AM Jan 23, 2015

Bill Cosby is scheduled to appear Jan. 30 at the Sandusky State Theatre. They have stated on their calendar of events that they are aware of the many allegations of sexual misconduct against Mr.

5:05 PM Jan 22, 2015

Finals, a new semester and lots of reflection.

3:00 PM Jan 22, 2015

United Way of Erie County director Pamela Brumbaugh was our guest on Between the Lines Thursday at noon.

Brumbaugh talked about this year's campaign is coming to a close and new things for the local United Way chapter.

2:26 PM Jan 22, 2015

The Erie Soil and Water Conservation District (ESWCD) completed the county’s fall conservation tillage transect this past December.  The purpose for conducting this field survey is to further collect conservation tillage and crop residue information, specifically the type of tillage method used b

1:04 PM Jan 22, 2015

"The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary." Vince Lombardi

Another week down and the better I am feeling.

It's the small victories that I feel matter the most when doing a challenge like this.

12:48 PM Jan 22, 2015
Jason's story
12:47 PM Jan 22, 2015

As I was researching for this column, I found something that really says it all.

Suicide has been likened to a "grenade going off within a family or community."

11:56 AM Jan 22, 2015