Last Halloween, everyone was apparently making chili, including me. The store was actually out of chili powder. I had decided to make what my kids call “regular” chili, which is red chili with tomatoes, bean and beef.
8:10 AM Oct 31, 2012
Coast Guard helicopters on Monday rescued 14 of 16 crew members from a replica 18th-century tall ship in the path of Hurricane Sandy, about 90 miles off the coast of North Carolina.
8:00 AM Oct 31, 2012
The number of teen births in Ohio is still declining.
6:01 AM Oct 31, 2012
Hurricane Sandy claimed one victim in Sandusky County: a Jersey cow at farm.
5:00 AM Oct 31, 2012
Erie County Commission candidates Tom Ferrell (D), Dick Brady (I) and Steve Kraus (R) went head to head on taxes, the violent crime task force and Erie County landfill issues during a 90 minute debate hosted by the Register on Tuesday night. Watch all of the action here.
8:53 PM Oct 30, 2012
The University of Michigan is establishing a research program designed to make sure the federal government bases decisions in its billion-dollar battle to clean up the Great Lakes on solid science, officials said Tuesday.
8:02 PM Oct 30, 2012
Superstorm Sandy grounded more than 15,000 flights across the Northeast and the globe, and it could be days before some passengers can get where they're going.
5:00 PM Oct 30, 2012

Sandusky didn't miss a beat following the seasonal closure of Cedar Point this weekend. Cars filed in and out while filling this week's most popular waterfront attraction and continue to do so as I type this.

4:57 PM Oct 30, 2012
Workers say they stumbled on a jarred heart Saturday at the Erie County landfill on Hoover Road. Authorities suspect it may be a human heart.
4:01 PM Oct 30, 2012
Cargo shipping on the Great Lakes is at a standstill as crews have taken refuge from waves up to 20 feet high churned up by superstorm Sandy.
3:01 PM Oct 30, 2012
This is what it is like to be an Ohioan in the maddening final days of Campaign 2012:
1:22 PM Oct 30, 2012
Pick up a copy of Tuesday's Register to learn about state and local candidates and issues in our exclusive election guide.
12:12 PM Oct 30, 2012

Note: This is a tongue-in-cheek blog entry. It’s a spoof designed to bring attention to a persistent concern some city residents have expressed.

11:55 AM Oct 30, 2012