Consistency paid dividends for Karalee Siesel and Rita Thayer in the 88th annual Sandusky USBC women’s city tournament, which ended Sunday at Cedar Lanes.

2:26 PM Feb 18, 2015

Conventional historical thinking is that the Roman Empire "fell" in A.D. 476, when the Germanic tribes finished their occupation of western Europe by deposing the last Western Roman emperor. 

2:14 PM Feb 18, 2015

Last week was a really good week.

By Thursday, I was so sore that I could barely walk, lift my arms up or bend over.

I call that success. 

I still have a cough, but it finally seems to be retreating.

1:25 PM Feb 18, 2015

Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs and the voice of Ford fame had a post today on his Facebook page that referenced Dixon Ticonderoga. 

12:00 PM Feb 18, 2015

World War II buffs may want to know that Michael Walling's book on World War II convoys in the Arctic, "Forgotten Sacrifice," has gone on sale for $2 today as a Kindle book.  If you chose to buy it, you can read it n

10:25 AM Feb 18, 2015

Hearing loss isn’t something one should dismiss in later life. If the hearing loss is severe enough, and left untreated, there is a tendency to become socially isolated because the hearing impairment is a barrier to meaningful interaction.  

6:30 AM Feb 18, 2015

I would like to tell you that I have a lot to tell you, but the truth is I haven’t done anything for the last four days but nap, watch TV, read and nap again. 

If I didn’t have to work today (Monday) , I would be doing more of the same, I’m sure.

6:00 AM Feb 18, 2015

Wait a second.

5:00 PM Feb 17, 2015

I am pleased that FIT Challenger Kathy McKillips is making steady progress toward her goals.

She is exercising regularly and has been developing good daily nutritional habits.

3:11 PM Feb 17, 2015
Over the years, I have watched the ECEDC directors come and go while not being too impressed with the results.
1:15 PM Feb 17, 2015

It's been described as a beautifully tragic, yet romantic and sexual tale.

It's been compared to a cheesy Cinderella-like story, mixed with a watered-down, poorly portrayed BDSM, which stands for Bondage, Discipline, Sadism, Masochism.

12:52 PM Feb 17, 2015

Email encryption is becoming easier to do. If you want to protect the privacy of your correspondence, you can likely figure out how to do it without becoming an encryption expert first. 

9:50 AM Feb 17, 2015

Ruth Frost Parker. Her name and the city's name will forever be tied together. She did everything she could to make Sandusky and this region the best it could be. 

7:37 PM Feb 16, 2015

An editor for a nationally-prominent pop culture and politics website says that northern Ohio has a rich punk rock heritage and hot current music scene.

5:35 PM Feb 16, 2015

I found this past week to be the most challenging week of the challenge thus far. 

The cold weather really put a damper on my workouts!

12:24 PM Feb 16, 2015

I have been around newspapers most of my life.

I grew up in a Bellevue and while I was a little girl my mom worked in the mailroom of the Bellevue Gazette.

12:00 AM Feb 16, 2015

As popular culture grows in importance as a field of study on college campuses, punk rock professors apparently are yesterday's news. Now we have punk rock college deans.

8:34 PM Feb 15, 2015