Excerpt: Erie County commissioners Bill Monaghan and Pat Shenigo got a huge assist last year from Jim Rokakis, the former Cuyahoga County treasurer who currently serves as director of Thriving Communities Institute, which supports land bank programs throughout Ohio.
Excerpt: Because of the sequester last month President Obama canceled all White House tours because, as the president stated, the Secret Service claimed it can’t continue the funding to do routine screening, surveillance and ID checks for White House visitors.
Excerpt from the local editorial in Tuesday's Register: At its March 25 meeting, the Sandusky city commission spent about 10 minutes reviewing the $16 million 2013 city budget. They pronounced it "balanced," approving it in a unanimous 7-0 vote.
My blog headline refers to Warren Harding, U.S. president from 1921 to 1923 and the publisher of an Ohio newspaper, the Marion Star, before he moved into the White House. Two of my colleagues here at the Register have been Marion Star alums.
Excerpt from Monday's Chuck Hoefert column: In Tribe Town, “Wait until next year” is the year Indian fans have been waiting for since Cleveland started preparing to defend the last World Series Championship they won back, way, way, way back in 1948.
Excerpt from the Sunday editorial: Like many in Sandusky, we're disappointed and impatient with the long delay appointing a new police chief. It's been more than fiveyears since the department had a permanent leader. Only in Sandusky, perhaps, could that happen.
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