10:24 AM Dec 12, 2012

For my "best books of 2012" blog posting, I followed the same rules as when I did a similar posting last year -- I asked writers and other readers for recommendations. I did not ask anyone to limit himself or herself to books that were published in 2012.

10:24 AM Dec 12, 2012

Nine months after the death of their 19-year-old son, Mike and Shannon Limberios are still fighting for answers from Sandusky County officials.

9:07 AM Dec 12, 2012

(UPDATED after 12:12) In case you didn't know, it is the 12th day of the 12th month and the 12th year of the millenium.

3:28 PM Dec 11, 2012

This has to be the easiest Christmas tree I've ever been a part of decorating.

11:05 AM Dec 11, 2012

I attended the second Police Chief Selection Committee meeting. After the first meeting, I figured, finally, the group was on the right track and all would go well. Having knowledge of the Sunshine Law, the second meeting seemed to be a little different and I wondered if I spoke too soon.

4:02 PM Dec 10, 2012

My kids like to give blood. Let me rephrase that, my kids like me to give blood.

4:10 PM Dec 7, 2012

Here is this week’s edition of Futures File, our weekly commodities wrap-up:


1:20 PM Dec 7, 2012

The following are the highest and lowest real estate transactions in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties for the week ending Dec. 7.




7:15 PM Dec 6, 2012

If you had passed out while in your car waiting in the drive-through line at the Taco Bell, chances are local police would have tracked you down and filed a police report regarding their interaction with you. 

3:54 PM Dec 6, 2012

We kicked off our Holiday Giving series of Between the Lines with Tara Ohlemacher and Amanda Santiago from Kinship. They told us about their fundraiser during the holidays.

11:01 AM Dec 6, 2012

Recently, we were approached by George, who has struggled with his mortgage since 2004. George fell behind at that time because his wife had medical problems, with corresponding exorbitant medical expenses.

3:07 PM Dec 5, 2012

Q: My boyfriend has a strange relationship with his best friend who is a girl. We’ve been dating for a while now and he told me about this friend who recently moved away to Arizona and they're really close.

11:00 AM Dec 5, 2012

This month on the Herbal Collections blog, master herbalist Mary Colvin discusses the medicinal powers of the hop plant.

8:55 AM Dec 5, 2012

Walking in a Winter Wonderland was on the radio this morning and as I was singing along, (in my head, not out loud), something made me question the song I've known, or thought I knew, since I was a kid.

11:04 AM Dec 4, 2012

My topic this week is the second round of the Police Chief Selection Committee.

After attending the first meeting of the retake of the Police Chief Selection Committee, I gave the staff and the committee an A+ for the teamwork they displayed.