11:41 AM Jan 20, 2011

Rep. Dennis Murray, D-Sandusky, is reaching out both to history buffs and current affairs junkies when he hosts his next town hall meeting with constituents from 10:30 a.m.

5:14 PM Jan 19, 2011

Politico, discussing the possibility that the Republican Party might take over the U.S. Senate in the 2012 election, says that with the retirement of Sen.

5:54 PM Jan 18, 2011

The other day, my wife, an animal activist and environmentalist, got an e-mail from the National Wildlife Federation, with the subject line, "Don't Let Ohio's Sen. Brown Turn Against Wildlife."

4:36 PM Jan 18, 2011

Dear Friends, Fans and Foes,

Not much to report this week. I weighed myself Jan. 14 and tipped the scales at 289 pounds (from 303 pounds).

4:36 PM Jan 18, 2011

It is the NFL postseason. Usually, I would be knee-high in chicken wings, but the new me only had a handful of peanuts. This past week in the gym was better.

4:30 PM Jan 18, 2011

Week Two is off to a good start. I weighed in for the first week and I lost 5.5 pounds. My six-day workout seems to be paying off.

6:32 AM Jan 13, 2011

New city commissioner Dick Brady talks government; Funcoast.com editor Ashley Bethard talks sneak preview on 2011 Readers Choice Awards; and sr.com editor Jason Singer talks about Boston.

12:53 PM Jan 12, 2011

The Cleveland Plain Dealer reported today that Sandusky native Jon Gruden has taken himself out of the search for a new Browns coach. 

1:37 PM Jan 11, 2011

This week was my first week of dieting and working out. So far, so good, I think.


My first day at the gym could have been a little better. I was unprepared, you could say. I didn't bring a water bottle and left all my post-workout things at home.

1:30 PM Jan 11, 2011

I’m off to a great start! The one thing I learned this first week that is the best advice I can give to others is that "IT'S ALL MENTAL!"

1:24 PM Jan 11, 2011

Hello Friends, Fans and Foes,

I have been training now for four full days and have already lost 10 pounds. I started at 303 pounds and now I'm down to 293 pounds.  I never thought that I would say I'm down to 293!

11:51 AM Jan 10, 2011

I have been writing about the Internet, reading about the Internet and playing with Internet projects for many years, and I've never read a better book about the Net than Douglas Rushkoff's new book,

2:52 PM Jan 9, 2011

 As I blogged earlier, there has been speculation that Sandusky native Jon Gruden, who grew up a Browns fan, might become the team's next coach in the wake of Eric Mangini's

3:50 PM Jan 5, 2011

Here's the lineup for the area's No.1 and only local talk show:

3:47 PM Jan 5, 2011

Steven M. Davidoff writes the "Deal Professor" blog for the New York
Times. I interviewed him when I was writing about Apollo Global

3:57 PM Jan 4, 2011

My name is Troy Keegan. I am a known ex-athlete from the Sandusky area and now I am a police officer. I am a 6-foot, 290-pound, 40-year-old who needs some discipline installed into my life.

3:57 PM Jan 4, 2011

My name is Natalie Johnson. I am 32 years old and obese. I am happily married with two kids (along with two stepchildren). They are the reason, along with my health and self desire, that I’m writing you today for help.