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

Happy Mother's Day!! (I know it was Sunday, but I wrote my Blog on Sunday, and I found it fitting at the time. )

11:36 AM May 15, 2015

State representative Steve Kraus will be our guest at noon today. He spoke with us in April about what is going on in Columbus and his trial in Ottawa County.

5:53 PM May 14, 2015

As I wrote Wednesday, a kerfuffle has broken out in the Beltway over U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown's suggestion that President Barack Obama has been a tad sexist in the way he's chosen to discuss U.S. Sen.

4:43 PM May 14, 2015

Eating disorders are defined by abnormal eating behaviors, and they have a number of other features in common.

3:48 PM May 14, 2015