There remains a huge amount of justifiable concern with regard to our water quality and how we are going to improve it and protect it.  The arguments persist as to who is really to blame and how are we going to hold them accountable.  At this point, I’m not sure what’s going to take the front sea

2:09 PM May 14, 2015

Marsha's story


HAMP, the acronym for the federal government’s failed mortgage relief program known as the Home Affordable Modification Program, is set to expire at the end of 2015.

12:30 PM May 14, 2015

“A lot of people are afraid of heights. Not me, I'm afraid of widths.”

                                                      -Steven Wright

Well another week down and that much closer to my goals.

I’m happy to report that I am very close to my goal of 220 pounds.

9:45 AM May 14, 2015

Are you looking for a main dish that your family will love?

Salmon is a great choice.

Try this barbecued salmon with its great flavor.

This dish, which is baked in the oven, is packed with protein and omega-3 fatty acids.

3:52 PM May 13, 2015

Ohio native Harlan Ellison, 80, the author of many books and scripts for movies and TV shows, has won yet another literary award.

2:05 PM May 13, 2015

The debate in Washington, D.C., over fast track trade authority has degenerated into whether the first black president is a sexist, or whether Sen. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, should apologize to President Obama.

1:37 PM May 13, 2015
11:38 AM May 13, 2015

If you are age 65 today, are you planning to live another 20 years? You should. In October 2014, reported The Center for National Health Statistics said 65-year-olds should expect to live another 19.3 years.

6:00 AM May 13, 2015

Perhaps now I’ll be able to save up the nickels, dimes and quarters that I’ve been spending at public phone booths.

5:00 PM May 12, 2015

I'm very proud of  FIT Challenger Kathy McKillips for breaking below 200 pounds. She has had her mind set on it for a long time now and she is finally there. 

3:07 PM May 12, 2015

Don’t throw the residents under the bus.

12:30 PM May 12, 2015

​Some times it's important to get out of the way.

That was the case last week when voters in the Monroeville school district overwhelmingly approved new taxes to support public education.

9:31 AM May 12, 2015

The Perkins Athletic Booster Club scramble May 23 at Woussickett has a little different twist, according to President Chris White.

11:55 PM May 11, 2015

This past week was very good.

I'm doing a 10-day no sugar challenge where I cannot consume any artificial or added sugars. I can only have natural and it has went well. I feel great!

I slipped up on Saturday at a birthday party and I could feel it.

11:59 AM May 11, 2015

We appreciate the Erie County Chamber of Commerce's annual Gallery of Achievers honoring people from our community for the purpose, intent and accomplishments they make in their lives.

12:00 AM May 11, 2015

Throughout my life, I have always believed there are people we meet who positively influence more than what we may realize at that time. When we are "touched" by these people, it is evident over time that their impact is beyond that of a typical role model. Scott Gast is one of those people.

2:41 PM May 10, 2015

Marie Hildebrandt
Erie County Master Gardener    

8:00 AM May 10, 2015