Q: Is Shoreline Dr. going to be resurfaced this year? It is a horrible street to drive on especially with it's location to so many activities during the summer. Even at 25 mph you could get a ruptured spleen driving on it! Let's bring more people downtown but show them a smooth ride. -Sharon from downtown
12:00 PM May 18, 2012

Celebrate the glorious May weather today by checking out a tribute to the month penned by Gertrude Victor, the wife of a Sandusky tavern owner in the mid-1800s.

The Sandusky History Blog shares this piece with us. Here's an exerpt:

"May the bloom in thy cheek n’er fade

11:09 AM May 18, 2012
Ohio's unemployment rate has dropped for the ninth month in a row, a trend that continues to place the state below the national rate, officials said Friday.
10:15 AM May 18, 2012
A 17-year-old pleaded guilty Thursday to felony charges related to a July 27 shooting last year.
10:12 AM May 18, 2012
An Erie County grand jury has indicted a Sandusky man on two counts of rape for an alleged incident involving a 12-year-old girl.
9:00 AM May 18, 2012
The mother of a 14-year-old girl who had cerebral palsy and weighed 28 pounds when she died last year was sentenced Thursday to nine years in prison.
6:00 AM May 18, 2012
Excerpt from the Viewpoint editorial in today's Register, May 18, 2012: Thumbs down to judges who rule in favor of secrecy, cafeteria food with creepy crawlers and ER rules that push painkillers, plus two thumbs up from our readers. Everybody has an opinion; Don't miss ours
5:13 AM May 18, 2012
(UPDATED WITH VIDEO) Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers are investigating a fatal crash that occurred on Ohio 60 outside Vermilion at 10:21 a.m. Wednesday.
11:29 PM May 17, 2012
A Michigan teen finishing off an Arby's roast beef sandwich chomped down on something tough that tasted like rubber, so he spit it out.
8:07 PM May 17, 2012
Sandusky police and firefighters responded to a crash Thursday afternoon at Caldwell and Parish streets where two cars crashed with an Ohio Veterans Home bus.
6:01 PM May 17, 2012

This week on Five Points, Emil and Andy talk about the local pain pill problem, Firelands positive people and what they do to save money.

6:00 PM May 17, 2012

At some level, gravity is what makes every ride at Cedar Point the ride that it is.

The butterflied stomach you get every time one of Skyhawk’s swings reaches its apex is the lack of gravity giving you what feels like a quick moment of weightlessness.

5:56 PM May 17, 2012

Senate Democrats have an exciting prospect ahead of them. They may be able to get a fake Indian in their caucus to keep their fake war hero company!

5:22 PM May 17, 2012
Hazel the schnauzer and Wrigley the black lab mix mean everything to Harriet Buscombe. The dogs protect her on her pre-dawn runs around her Champaign, Ill., neighborhood, but mostly they make her feel great.
5:07 PM May 17, 2012