I’m one of those nuts who feeds the squirrels.

There’s an old playhouse in our backyard; its steps are protected from the wind and rain. So every morning I dump a good-sized bowl of unsalted, unshelled peanuts onto the top two steps for the little guys.   

3:54 PM Nov 22, 2013

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending Nov. 15, in Erie, Ottawa and Huron counties.

12:00 PM Nov 22, 2013
In 1863, during the Civil War, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of “Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens,” to be celebrated on Thursday, Nov. 26.
5:45 PM Nov 21, 2013
"What makes a man, Mr. Lebowski?...Is it being prepared to do the right thing, whatever the cost? Isn't that what makes a man?"
 
3:00 PM Nov 21, 2013

The Hamptons’ Story   

1:20 PM Nov 21, 2013
The Volunteer Center of Erie County has named its Youth for Excellent Service Award winners for October and November.

• Gabrielle Boyce was selected to receive the October YES! award

10:44 AM Nov 21, 2013

I am to the point on the Healthcare.gov website where the program produces a screen which says “What you would like to do today, Ruth?”  However, like so many others, I have not been successful at signing up for health insuran

3:00 PM Nov 19, 2013

Bob Dylan's "Like a Rolling Stone" is usually considered one of the best rock songs ever.

2:59 PM Nov 19, 2013

The last commission meeting was refreshing when the newly elected officers attended the commission meeting and engaged in discussion, but the same old topics came up to be rehashed over and over again with very little progress

12:10 PM Nov 19, 2013

I've had conversations throughout our community in the past couple months about what people would like to see at our website and you may have noticed a few changes here and there.

11:22 PM Nov 18, 2013
The person on the ground isn’t breathing. Would you know what to do in this situation?
6:17 PM Nov 18, 2013
With the coming of winter weather, Lake Erie’s 2013 algal bloom has finished. That’s according to the federal government’s “Lake Erie Harmful Algal Bloom Bulletin,” an email message sent out every week that relies upon satellite images.
5:58 PM Nov 18, 2013
We often don’t think of fields of green in the winter months but keeping your soil protected by cover crops is an important way to reduce soil erosion and improve soil health for the following growing season.
3:32 PM Nov 18, 2013

It’s a little late for Veterans Day, but this week we will cover some of the history of military activity in and around Sandusky.

3:00 PM Nov 18, 2013
• Volunteer guardians are needed to help seniors. No legal or financial issues are involved.
10:20 AM Nov 18, 2013

Sandusky County judges Barbara Ansted and John Dewey owe the community an explanation.

12:17 PM Nov 17, 2013