Joanna Connors, the books editor for the Cleveland Plain Dealer, has a good column up, suggesting that readers should use some of their holiday shopping money to buy books in independent bookstores.

2:17 PM Nov 25, 2014
Jeff Fox and Kevin Krieger are the latest members to join the Sandusky USBC '800 Club.' Fox, 51, rattled off games of 289-234-300 for a sparkling 823 series Saturday in the Star Gazers couples league at Star Lanes.
11:58 AM Nov 25, 2014

Ebola virus disease. When you hear these words, you might think of illness, death and tragedy. You may think Ebola is not a critical issue, or you might think otherwise. The Ebola virus disease is very severe and deadly and needs to be taken seriously.

10:00 AM Nov 25, 2014

STEM, the acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics, is a program geared to advancing education in those fields. Recently, BGSU Firelands hosted a the sixth annual conference for Women in STEM.

7:00 AM Nov 25, 2014

It took some planning but the Rieger Place preview event was a success.

I worked last week with Sandusky Main Street Association as they prepared for the Rieger Place unveiling.

2:30 PM Nov 24, 2014

"If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride - and never quit, you'll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards." Paul Bryant

12:00 PM Nov 24, 2014

A polar bear is one of many types of animals affected by global warming. Global warming is a very serious problem that is happening right now. I believe that we need to work harder to stop global warming and reduce the rising of water temperatures, water levels and melting ice.

12:00 PM Nov 24, 2014

Imagine if your favorite social media site or Google did not exist. This would be the reality if computer programmers did not make them happen. We would not be able to bank online or watch movies on Netflix.

12:00 PM Nov 24, 2014

Sandusky native Yolonda Sanders (Yolonda Brown when she graduated from Perkins High School in 1994) has just published her new mystery novel, "Day of Atonement," the second book in her new "Protective Detective" series. 

11:10 AM Nov 24, 2014

The county land bank has tarnished its reputation.

It seems the county land bank’s chairman and the director have given the county land bank a black eye by overstepping their authority.  The director’s bosses are made up of all the board members and not just the chairman alone.

9:34 AM Nov 24, 2014

The Wall Street Journal's book club, which invites famous authors to lead online discussions of books, is about to take on one of my favorite novels:

8:23 PM Nov 23, 2014

By Barbara Wagner,

Erie County Master Gardener

7:00 AM Nov 23, 2014

A few years ago, when I was working on an article for the Register, I took a tour of the Erie County. I was surprised to discover that most of the inmates were black. 

3:01 PM Nov 22, 2014
"Magic is believing in yourself, if you can do that, you can make anything happen." Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
12:07 PM Nov 22, 2014

The Old Farmers’ Almanac has been published since 1792, making it the longest continuously published publication in America. It came out in September, predicating the upcoming winter weather that is used by farmers and outdoor enthusiasts.

9:31 AM Nov 22, 2014

Have you ever done a turkey trot? Our area has a couple of great races and you just may come away with a turkey to cook after the race.

6:38 PM Nov 21, 2014

Drivers warm to cheap gasoline

4:00 PM Nov 21, 2014