My headline refers not to our nation as a whole, but to The Nation magazine, a left wing magazine and Web site that has named U.S. Rep. Marcy Kaptur, D-Toledo, one of its "Most Valuable Progressives of 2008."
Erie County has pinned much of its hopes for economic revival upon NASA Plum Brook Station, which is expected to expand its operations to support Constellation, NASA’s effort to develop a new generation of space rockets, the Ares, to replace the space shuttle and to send astronauts back to the Mo
Yesterday, I was tapped to write what might be termed an “obituary feature” story for the paper, an article about Sue Reardon, a longtime Sandusky Library employee with a strong interest in history and the arts.
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.