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.
One of my favorite science fiction writers, Philip Jose Farmer, died on Feb. 25. He was never as famous are other vintage SF writers such as Isaac Asimov, Robert Heinlein or Arthur C. Clarke, but he had a devoted following.
The Nuesse-gate hearings begin later this month, and we'll hit this story as hard as ever. One of the stars on the city's long list of witnesses is none other than the old wise man himself, Kevin Baxter.
Construction of the Erie MetroParks Dog Park at Osborn Park has begun. The park is set to open this fall, but the Friends of Erie MetroParks Dog Park Committee are hounding the public to fix a remaining problem.
The folks at Lake Erie Shores and Islands have announced that Kelleys Island will be featured on TV tonight, on the National Geographic Channel’s “Naked Science.” The program explores “one of the world’s greatest geological mysteries.”