According to the Alzheimer’s Association Web site, it is estimated that as many as five million people in the U.S. are living with Alzheimer’s disease. That includes 13 percent over the age of 65 and nearly 50 percent who are 85 and older.
On Saturday, I went with five other Sandusky Register journalists to a Society of Professional Journalists conference in Columbus. It was our day off. The paper covered our registration fees, but we covered our own food, lodging, bar tab, etc.
The Register news team has asked repeatedly, under the Ohio Revised Code public records law, for the invoices and expenses from attorney Margaret Cannon and retired judge Joseph Cirigliano Jr. for their work during the civil service hearings for fired police Chief Kim Nuesse.
Last Friday I took my two sons to say hello to my wife during her lunch. As we were getting out of my car I looked up over downtown Sandusky and saw something I hadn't seen before. A bald eagle was soaring above the shoreline.
I was driving back from assignment in Norwalk a couple weeks ago and came upon a car parked in front of a house. It caught my attention because the nose of the car was much lower than it should have been even if the car was tricked out with lower suspension.
Most people go to Gerold's Old Dutch Tavern for a beer or on a night like tonight, Thursday, a hamburger with some random topping like guacamole or applesauce. I go there for two reasons, eagles and volleyball. And the occasional liquid refreshment.
I moonlight as a columnist for our monthly FIT magazine. My "Come on, try me" feature started out with me taste testing various reduced-fat meals and reporting on their taste, texture and nutrition facts.