11:38 AM May 13, 2015

If you are age 65 today, are you planning to live another 20 years? You should. In October 2014, Cleveland.com reported The Center for National Health Statistics said 65-year-olds should expect to live another 19.3 years.

6:00 AM May 13, 2015

Perhaps now I’ll be able to save up the nickels, dimes and quarters that I’ve been spending at public phone booths.

5:00 PM May 12, 2015

I'm very proud of  FIT Challenger Kathy McKillips for breaking below 200 pounds. She has had her mind set on it for a long time now and she is finally there. 

3:07 PM May 12, 2015

Don’t throw the residents under the bus.

12:30 PM May 12, 2015

​Some times it's important to get out of the way.

That was the case last week when voters in the Monroeville school district overwhelmingly approved new taxes to support public education.

9:31 AM May 12, 2015

The Perkins Athletic Booster Club scramble May 23 at Woussickett has a little different twist, according to President Chris White.

11:55 PM May 11, 2015

This past week was very good.

I'm doing a 10-day no sugar challenge where I cannot consume any artificial or added sugars. I can only have natural and it has went well. I feel great!

I slipped up on Saturday at a birthday party and I could feel it.

11:59 AM May 11, 2015

We appreciate the Erie County Chamber of Commerce's annual Gallery of Achievers honoring people from our community for the purpose, intent and accomplishments they make in their lives.

12:00 AM May 11, 2015

Throughout my life, I have always believed there are people we meet who positively influence more than what we may realize at that time. When we are "touched" by these people, it is evident over time that their impact is beyond that of a typical role model. Scott Gast is one of those people.

2:41 PM May 10, 2015

Marie Hildebrandt
Erie County Master Gardener    

8:00 AM May 10, 2015

“The start to a better world is our belief that it is possible.” – Katherine Shaw

If you have any talent in woodworking or woodcarving, an agency could use your help making carousel horses.

7:00 AM May 10, 2015


May marks the month when many wild animals are born or hatched — and is the peak time of year for encounters with people performing yard work, such as tree trimming, mowing and gardening.

6:43 PM May 9, 2015

In January this year in Perkins Township our water bill was increased from $28.67 to $29.09 for the minimum. Now you want to increase it 10.5 percent over three years. 

For a family that is outrageous. For one person living alone it is outrageous also.

Margaret Kelley

5:20 PM May 9, 2015

President Obama's recent executive order is clearly the proverbial step in the right direction. This measure to lessen federal energy use in thousands of government buildings, while bolstering energy efficiency in thousands of government vehicles, is appropriate and praiseworthy.

4:56 PM May 9, 2015



I was with the fastest monster truck driver Thursday afternoon.

4:07 PM May 8, 2015