Erie County’s health department is joining the national “healthy homes” movement to help people stay safe where they live and rest. It is hosting a conference at Kalahari Waterpark and Resort on Jan. 21.
I’m assuming our new president is busy trying to figure out a way to get out of the war in Iraq, just as he promised during his campaign, but don’t forget that we’re actually in the middle of two wars. I’m unclear on what’s going to happen with the apparently endless war in Afghanistan.
The Sandusky Library is hosting a program at 7 p.m. Feb. 9 on the Beatles’ 1964 and 1966 visits to Cleveland. The event is the 45th anniversary of the band’s first appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show.”
Bruce Salisbury, an electrician who lives in Margaretta Township, dropped by the paper Monday to show me the bill he got in the mail a couple of days ago from the juvenile division of Erie County Common Pleas Court.
Last year, when I wrote articles about the large number of home foreclosures in Erie County, every judge and lawyer I talked to said they have the same advice for homeowners in trouble: Get a lawyer and find out what your rights are before you let the bank take your home.
Last Friday, Congress passed the final version of the economic stimulus bill, and as often happens, north central Ohio’s House members split their votes, with U.S. Rep. Marcy Katpur, D-Toledo, voting for the bill and U.S. Rep. Bob Latta, R-Bowling Green, voting against it.