I wrote a story recently on why Great Lakes shippers want the Army Corps of Engineers to do more dredging of Lake Erie’s shipping channels, and my piece included a quote from Glen Nekvasil praising the energy efficiency of Great Lakes freighters.
Naomi Twine found herself a rose between two thorns Friday when she was a guest on “Between the Lines Live” at sanduskyregister.com. She and commissioners-elect Dennis Murray and Dick Brady will be sworn in Jan. 3.
Call it a wave, a craze or an epidemic, cheap heroin on city streets and in rural areas of Ohio has become too common, and too costly to ignore. Erie County Sheriff Paul Sigsworth said alcoholism and drug addiction account for a majority of expenses to taxpayers for county jail services.
The ground is frozen. The north winds are blowing. The trees, the shrubs and the flowers have gone into dormancy. There’s no getting around it – digging in the dirt is done for at least the next couple of months.
(Here's a guest post by Chicago writer Lynda Barckert, a native of Birmingham in Florence Township in Erie County. Hope everyone's local college kids had an easier time getting home than she did -- Tom)