Little doubt exists that a deficiency of manpower and material resources led to the South’s defeat. Though playing against a stacked deck, the Confederacy, especially with economic decisions, on occasional willingly tossed away valuable face cards.

2:24 PM Feb 19, 2015

Two prominent Erie County Republicans appeared on "Between the Lines" at noon Thursday in the Register's new Market Street Studio.

1:20 PM Feb 19, 2015

School choice. Doesn't that sound nice? It seems to ring of sounds we all hold dear: liberty, equality and the pursuit of excellence in education. The sad truth is, however, that Ohio's charter schools are a mess.

1:10 PM Feb 19, 2015
The Patricks' pickle
12:30 PM Feb 19, 2015

Hi Everyone,

I had another good week.

I met up with Ken Cutcher at Anytime Fitness in Huron twice and made it to Anytime in Sandusky a few other times.  

11:22 AM Feb 19, 2015

Reminiscing a little of my days of youth, I can recall one of those not so favorable times when my two younger brothers and I were given the character building task by my dad of planting a huge garden.  At least, it was a mountain of a chore to us, particularly the charge we had of hoeing out the

8:47 AM Feb 19, 2015


A 149 average bowler shared the spotlight with Loren McKillips in the Sandusky USBC city tournament's Division II, for participants who carry marks of 190 and under.

8:57 PM Feb 18, 2015
Honors were spread out evenly in the 97th annual Sandusky USBC’s Division I city tournament at Cedar Lanes.


7:27 PM Feb 18, 2015

The children of the Eisenhower Era are growing elderly, and the political tags of "liberal" and "conservative" are becoming exceedingly shopworn.

5:50 PM Feb 18, 2015

Chickpeas, a very versatile legume, are a good source of protein.

So whether you’re vegetarian or just want to try a new type of burger, this recipe, Chickpea Burgers, is a healthy alternative to your traditional burger.

3:28 PM Feb 18, 2015

The newsroom has been on the third floor of the Register building since 1918. The first floor has been occupied by advertising and circulation. Circulation is staying put, but advertising and the newsroom  are trading places.

2:40 PM Feb 18, 2015
Consistency paid dividends for Karalee Siesel and Rita Thayer in the 88th annual Sandusky USBC women’s city tournament, which ended Sunday at Cedar Lanes.

2:26 PM Feb 18, 2015

Conventional historical thinking is that the Roman Empire "fell" in A.D. 476, when the Germanic tribes finished their occupation of western Europe by deposing the last Western Roman emperor. 

2:14 PM Feb 18, 2015

Last week was a really good week.

By Thursday, I was so sore that I could barely walk, lift my arms up or bend over.

I call that success. 

I still have a cough, but it finally seems to be retreating.

1:25 PM Feb 18, 2015

Mike Rowe of Dirty Jobs and the voice of Ford fame had a post today on his Facebook page that referenced Dixon Ticonderoga. 

12:00 PM Feb 18, 2015

World War II buffs may want to know that Michael Walling's book on World War II convoys in the Arctic, "Forgotten Sacrifice," has gone on sale for $2 today as a Kindle book.  If you chose to buy it, you can read it n

10:25 AM Feb 18, 2015

Hearing loss isn’t something one should dismiss in later life. If the hearing loss is severe enough, and left untreated, there is a tendency to become socially isolated because the hearing impairment is a barrier to meaningful interaction.  

6:30 AM Feb 18, 2015