12:03 PM Jul 21, 2014

I would be embarrassed to be Jason Fallon, Ohio Department of Natural Resources spokesman, in regard to the article in the Register (“R&R for those who serve” July 9).

12:00 PM Jul 21, 2014

topey@sanduskyregister.com

I am a tree hugger.

I, Melissa Topey, went “On The Job” with Melissa Fetter, who is currently taking inventory of trees alongside city streets.

12:00 PM Jul 21, 2014

When I was out covering the two Shelby Street house fires on Thursday, I started talking to a group of guys, under the impression they were the ones who dialed 911.

It turned out they hadn't — but they did jokingly tell me one of their hamsters were trapped inside.

11:27 AM Jul 21, 2014
Three years ago on this date I weighed less than 120 pounds. My near 6-foot frame was little more than skin over bones. I could barely lift a gallon of milk with both hands. My doctors said I had two months to live; maybe three, if I was lucky.
4:08 PM Jul 19, 2014

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine wants you to believe his investigators did a thorough job reviewing the 2007 death of Craig Burdine at the Sandusky County Jail.

We say don't believe it.

1:23 PM Jul 18, 2014

The following real estate transactions were the highest for the week ending July 12, in Erie, Huron and Ottawa counties.

10:30 AM Jul 18, 2014

The other day, I ran across an article on the Lovecraftian Ezine website on the best Lovecraftian-themed movies. That's "Lovecraft" as in H.P.

3:00 PM Jul 17, 2014

(And so can you!)

2:00 PM Jul 17, 2014

Gov. John Kasich is being touted as a possible Republican Party candidate for president in 2016, particularly if he fends off a re-election challenge this year from Democratic challenger Ed FitzGerald. But he's not the only Republican officeholder in Ohio interested in a possible race.

12:46 PM Jul 17, 2014
The 15th annual Jeffrey K. Butcher Memorial scramble is scheduled for July 26 at Woussickett with an 8:30 a.m. shotgun start.
12:43 PM Jul 17, 2014

Lady 83 14U softball tryouts Sat., Sun.; PHS boys soccer meeting today

5:52 PM Jul 16, 2014

I like reading Leonard Pitts’ columns and usually agree with his opinions. Recently, he wrote about the Supreme Court decision regarding the Affordable Care Act and the lawsuit about contraception. In the article Pitts compares contraception to blood transfusions. Really, Leonard?

5:30 PM Jul 16, 2014

I like running. I like biking. I'm not so sure about swimming.

But if someone wants to compete in a triathlon, you have to swim before they let you bike and run. Duathlons are also an option. And where there are triathlons, there are usually duathlons.

4:49 PM Jul 16, 2014
Last Sunday when Josh Earnest, the new White House Press Secretary, said:
1:15 PM Jul 16, 2014

[Blogger's note: This is the short speech that ex officio mayor Dennis Murray Jr. gave at Monday's city commission meeting. I thought some of you might be interested in his presentation on Sandusky's fiscal woes. The "Mr.