Out of all the major sports leagues, the NFL is the only one to have a specific policy against domestic violence. Each year, dozens of the NFL's players are suspended for violence in their homes. However, the rules in the NFL against domestic violence are still not strict enough.

12:30 PM Dec 11, 2014

Lots of changes are on the horizon. 

I have recently accepted a position at Gateway Technical College in Racine, Wisconsin, and will be moving there in mid-January. 

9:45 AM Dec 11, 2014

Sandusky County Coroner John Wukie has again ruled an accidental death a suicide.

Lisa Reed, 49, of Fremont, died Nov. 24 at her home when the gun she bought her boyfriend for Christmas accidentally discharged.

6:15 AM Dec 11, 2014

Two more 300 games were recorded minutes apart a week ago in the Excuses Lounge Wednesday morning league at Star Lanes.

First it was Mike Harmon, of Huron, followed a short time later by Cathy Dorin-Lizzi.

11:19 PM Dec 10, 2014

A little over a week ago I stepped out of the Erie Conservation District office for a bit to visit several of our county’s farm fields where cover crops were planted this fall through the Lake Erie Nutrient Reduction Program (LE NRP).  This was a new effort initiated in the twenty-seven county ar

4:10 PM Dec 10, 2014

What is one dish you usually see at holiday parties and gatherings?

That’s right…the traditional green bean casserole.

Here is a variation of that classic favorite that will still be heavy on flavor, but lighter on calories and fat.

3:00 PM Dec 10, 2014

As the 113th Congress rides off into the sunset, the droppings they are leaving behind are not from the horses they are riding out of Washington, but from the projected and expected $1.1 trillion spending bill both the House and Senate are likely to pass before the government shutdown deadline ar

12:00 PM Dec 10, 2014

The government has been accused of privacy invasion for several years. The rise of large corporate companies in the digital age allows them to tap into our secrets through our electronics. 

10:30 AM Dec 10, 2014

News Anchor Brian Williams, NBC Nightly News, did a “Trading Places” story about a membership program, in which his in-laws, ages 87 and 91 pay to participate.

7:00 AM Dec 10, 2014

Talk host Tavis Smiley told CNN's Don Lemon Tuesday that President Obama is herky-jerk on race relations. 

Smiley called on Obama "step into his moment," and claim the conversation about leadership on social justice.

6:43 AM Dec 10, 2014

Last week's presentation by Kent State University School of Architecture students of a re-envisioned Sandusky was a huge opportunity, for everyone working toward a better city, to imagine what the downtown district might become.

6:30 AM Dec 10, 2014

It's Slim Pickens this month for local running races. In fact, there is only one race Saturday in Fremont and one race, although a big one, this Sunday at Cedar Point.

3:34 AM Dec 10, 2014

Did you ever read a book review and realize that you have to get your hands on a title you've never heard of? That happened to me years ago, when I read a review in "The Wall Street Journal" of "The Gold Bug Variations," a new novel by Richard Powers.

11:16 AM Dec 9, 2014

"When you've got something to prove, there's nothing greater than a challenge." Terry Bradshaw

First thing's first, thank you former FIT Challenger Trina Crosland for posting this quote so I could "steal" it.

12:48 PM Dec 8, 2014


I know how to make a really tasty marinara sauce after working Thursday afternoon with Maurizio Buttinelli, owner of Amarone Italian Restaurant in downtown Sandusky.

11:15 AM Dec 8, 2014