6:45 AM Mar 28, 2013

Excerpt: As America tiptoes toward a fourth intervention in an opaque and uncontrollable conflict — now Syria, after Iraq, Afghanistan and Libya — Webb’s words require two minor modifications: Obama has demonstrated a power, not an authority; only the Constitution authorizes.

5:43 PM Mar 27, 2013

I voted for Sherrod Brown in his U.S. Senate races mostly for peace and civil liberties reasons and I've sometimes felt let down by his stances.

3:00 PM Mar 27, 2013

Q: My best friend had been friends with a guy for a year. Well one summer, this guy and I had ended up at the same summer camp by chance and I really started to like him. We texted all the time after we left and my best friend knew, actually she gave him my number.

1:29 PM Mar 27, 2013

Forty years ago this week, the last American ground troops were pulled out of South Vietnam to comply with the U.S. peace treaty with North Vietnam.

11:40 AM Mar 27, 2013

This week on the Ohio's Yesterdays blog, a look at the life of a South Bass Island resident, John "Jack" Day Jr., who moved to the island in 1887 when he was 20.

11:30 AM Mar 27, 2013

Excerpt: In the midst of Holy Week imagine if, as prophesied in the book of Matthew along with various other gospels of the New Testament, Jesus returned. 

Given the current condition of the world, WWJT?

What would Jesus tweet?

10:30 AM Mar 27, 2013

Snowplow driver nails mailboxes

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4:58 PM Mar 26, 2013

"News" comes from anywhere and everywhere these days.

Maybe a better word for it is information.

Early today, several of my friends changed their profile pictures on Facebook to a red background with a pink equal sign, and my curiosity piqued. Perhaps you saw it, too.

11:00 AM Mar 26, 2013

My topic this week is the county’s offer to move City Hall into the county building.

7:30 AM Mar 26, 2013

Excerpt: No matter what Barack Obama does, he cannot escape the shadow of his former political opponent.

Hillary Clinton, back from her global travels visiting places and peoples hardly heard of on this continent, is stealing the spotlight without even touching the stage.

3:41 PM Mar 25, 2013

Gov. John Kasich doesn't come up for re-election until 2014, but I'm already tired of the governor's race. It hasn't been very elevating so far.

10:30 AM Mar 25, 2013

Excerpt: Because of the grotesquely swollen place the presidency now occupies in the nation’s governance and consciousness, we are never not preoccupied with presidential campaigning. The Constitution’s Framers would be appalled.

5:30 AM Mar 25, 2013

Excerpt: Last week Port Clinton police picked up a 17-year-old drifter. When the teen explained he was traveling cross country on his own with parental consent, the police called his parents in Wisconsin.

3:00 AM Mar 25, 2013

Special prosecutor Dean Henry's investigation of the March 2012 death of Jacob Limberios is dragging on and Henry's not talking. He refuses to say why the investigation remains incomplete or when it will be finished. 

10:30 AM Mar 24, 2013

Teens on bikes

Norwalk Police
6:25 p.m. — 300 block Westwind Drive, two juveniles shoplifted from Walmart, took off on bicycles, police located them, released them to parents.

10:00 AM Mar 24, 2013

Excerpt from the Sunday Register Viewpoint: Board votes are normally routine, but these decisions impacted everything Huron Schools. Still, decisions had to be made, the concern in the community shows that, in our opinion.

9:30 AM Mar 24, 2013

Death threat

Vermilion Police
March 18, 2013
9:50 p.m. — 600 block South Shore Court, man threatened to kill father and son because father hit his wife at recent party. Officers warned all not to contact each other.