Babe Ruth, in response to a reporter’s question during a 1930 interview about receiving $80,000 a year, making his take-home salary higher than President Herbert Hoover’s $75,000, said:

“I know, but I had a better year than Hoover.” 

5:00 PM May 19, 2015

Kevin is still moving forward in the FIT Challenge and looking forward to the upcoming 5K this Sunday. 

I, along with former FIT Challenger Jacob Mohr, will be right beside him as he pushes for a personal record. 

3:05 PM May 19, 2015

More vandalism has been reported at the Sandusky Bay Pavilion. The last time there was destruction at the park, the police promised to make daily rounds on all three shifts to check on the park.

1:30 PM May 19, 2015

This past week wasn't anything to brag about. I literally just maintained, which is still positive.

I only worked out with my personal trainer, Shawn Zahel, once and either pulled something or got a cramp in my hamstring. I'm hoping it feels better this week. 

10:14 PM May 18, 2015

I went to Cedar Point on May 16.  It was the first time I’ve been there to ride since 1999. 

I can remember it very clearly.  I would have to say one of the most embarrassing and disappointing days in my life. 

6:34 PM May 18, 2015

Let's start out by saying what this editorial is not.

It is not a tacit approval of physical confrontation as a way to solve disputes.

Nor is it a wink and a nudge to giving a break to high-profile lawbreakers.

4:19 PM May 18, 2015

Connie Jackson,

Erie County Master Gardener

Weeding, planting, weed-whacking, raking, pruning… hiking, camping, walking through the park with Fido… protect yourself from getting a tick-borne disease with a few simple precautions.

8:13 AM May 17, 2015

By now, all of the walleyes and many other species of fish have already spawned for this season. Fishery scientists are powerless to do anything but wait for the results of the 2015 year class to show up in test trawls in late June. 

9:49 PM May 16, 2015

If you pay any attention to music news, you have probably heard that  the legendary blues musician B.B.

9:03 PM May 16, 2015

Addressing mental health before Stage 4 — this year's theme for May is Mental Health Month — calls attention to the importance of addressing mental health symptoms early, identifying potential underlying diseases and planning an appropriate course of action on a path toward overall health. 

12:07 PM May 16, 2015

Patrons of many public libraries in Erie, Huron, Ottawa and Sandusky counties can now use their library cards to check out even more ebooks than before and also now have access to digital versions of comic books.

11:00 AM May 16, 2015

It's the time of year again where I am asking for your support for the Tour De Cure ride for diabetes. 

I've been training for almost 11 months now and I am ready to complete my first 100-mile bike ride (or at least I will be ready in June). 

10:13 AM May 16, 2015

The 1960s were a glamorous time for aviation, an era in which people still often dressed up to go flying. It was also an era in which sexism and age discrimination ensured that the flight attendants who took care of the passengers were likely to be young, female and attractive.

3:49 PM May 15, 2015

Sandusky Police Officer Lt. Mike Campbell's job is to make other officers' jobs easier and to make sure the department runs efficiently.

2:45 PM May 15, 2015
Mission: MBA, Month 8 (Part 1)
2:30 PM May 15, 2015

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending May 10, in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties:

Ottawa Co., Port Clinton Corp., 520 E. Perry St., Cynthia Bolte to Philip P. and Jennifer C. Bolte, $437,500.

12:05 PM May 15, 2015