Erie County officials are an anomaly. They welcome traffic jams and would happily wait in hours-long lines for popular boat rides, roller coasters and water slides. Why’s that?
7:39 PM Oct 28, 2013
As a child, Tricia Kaman’s ideal trip to Cedar Point was a little atypical.
6:51 PM Oct 28, 2013
A total of 32 claimants are involved in negotiations with university as former coach continues pursuing appeals
6:00 PM Oct 28, 2013
Sometimes a name change can make things much clearer.
5:42 PM Oct 28, 2013
The Erie County Health Department wants to show off its new look and new services.
5:34 PM Oct 28, 2013

I love history books, even thick heavily-footnoted academic histories published by university presses, but few books can make the past come alive as vividly as a good historical novel. Here are some of my favorites:

5:28 PM Oct 28, 2013
Perkins firefighters train on Old Railroad.
5:15 PM Oct 28, 2013
• Sivongsak earns Excellence in Mission Award • Hohman receives honorary degree at conference
4:26 PM Oct 28, 2013
Incidents include leaving confiscated marijuana out in open to driving away with gun on top of cruiser
4:20 PM Oct 28, 2013
Any out-of-towners who need ambulance service in Perkins Township will suffer a little financial pain, too.
3:37 PM Oct 28, 2013
The 12th annual Children Helping Children clothing sale is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 2 at Shoreline Church.
3:36 PM Oct 28, 2013
If I’m in a bad mood, visiting an elementary school is often the best cure.

3:34 PM Oct 28, 2013

Photo #1 - the grand pavilion and bandshell. Photo #2 - the Cedar Point Band, circa 1900.

3:00 PM Oct 28, 2013
After a six-year wait, Perkins Township trustees finally had a burning desire to provide higher wages to part-time firefighters.
2:14 PM Oct 28, 2013