Ottawa Municipal Court Judge Frederick “Fritz” Hany's is copping out — big time — with his decision to invoke judicial canons rather than answer questions about blocking freelance writer Elsebeth Baumgartner's access to court records.
No doubt because of its importance to the state, the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) has a lot of assets in our area on or near Lake Erie. Of ODNR’s 12 divisions, five operate locally: Wildlife, Parks and Recreation, Watercraft, Coastal Management and Natural Areas and preserves.
The eastern half of the U.S. plunged into a deep freeze this week, forcing homeowners to crank up the heat. As furnaces ran full speed, so, too, did demand for heating oil and natural gas, the two most used heating fuels in the U.S.
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.