It wasn't supposed to apply to their clubs and state homes, they say When veterans voted in favor of a smoking ban in November, the state health department said the law didn't apply to their private clubs.
3:06 PM Mar 1, 2011

In my last post (lo' those many weeks ago) I referred to this as the area's only local TV station. But is it? What I mean is, now that broadband penetration has made video online possible, have we/will we simply move TV onto the internet? In form, I mean. Are we just moving TV coverage online?

3:06 PM Mar 1, 2011

Since getting the new video player, we've been trying to use the video in two ways. Part of that is the spirit of experimentation, part of it is that the nice thing about the web site is that it is so flexible.

2:59 PM Mar 1, 2011
Sir Wendlin and Rockin' Eve just want to help their owners take care of clients. But the small dogs cause big trouble if they are spotted in the hair salons. The State Board of Cosmetology does not allow pets in the salon unless it's as service dog -- a policy that has come under fire and is now being reviewed.
2:54 PM Mar 1, 2011
The Erie County Care Facility has received a family satisfaction score that's above the statewide average, earning the Huron nursing home additional revenue from Ohio's Medicaid reimbursement system. The score also puts the nursing home among the top third in Ohio, said Steve Mould, director of public affairs for the Ohio Health Care Association.
2:54 PM Mar 1, 2011
NORWALK Recent floods have caused an uncomfortable feeling to settle over Huron and Erie counties when forecasters predict rain. Huron County officials decided Thursday to build bridges between agencies and create a plan for managing storm water that will be as beneficial upstream as downstream.
2:53 PM Mar 1, 2011
SANDUSKY Housing values fell 2.5 percent last year in the north-central Ohio area served by the Firelands Association of Realtors, but actual sales rose 8.0 percent, according to figures released by the Ohio Association of Realtors. See Wednesday's Sandusky Register for more on this story.
2:52 PM Mar 1, 2011
NORWALK Chances are if you want a cold one you open your fridge and pop a top or ask your favorite local bartender to pour you a draft, without giving a second thought to how that brew arrived. Like most products, beer doesn't go straight from the factory to your gulper to be guzzled. There's a middle man, the beer man.
2:52 PM Mar 1, 2011
Erie County has announced a new contract with the union representing employees in the Department of Environmental Services, the workers who help provide water, sewer and landfill services to county residents and businesses.
2:51 PM Mar 1, 2011
BERLIN HEIGHTS Castera William Charles Mastropaolo is home now. His adopted family in Berlin Heights loves him very much. In his birthplace of Haiti, he found the life of slavery, oppression, hunger and homelessness to be the norm. His older brother helped save him from the streets, giving him a chance to survive.
2:51 PM Mar 1, 2011
SANDUSKY Cedar Point is offering smaller bonuses this year. Instead of $1 per hour worked; it's 50 cents. The minimum wage has been increased to $6.85. Read more in Wednesday's Register.
2:51 PM Mar 1, 2011
SANDUSKY The man found guilty in a home invasion from March 2004 who was to be resentenced by order of an appeals court has received the same sentence. Erie County Probate Judge Beverly K. McGookey sentenced Fulton to 35 years in prison again Tuesday.
2:50 PM Mar 1, 2011
Several inches of snow from a late Sunday dusting cause few accidents on road in the Firelands and surrounding areas overnight. The Ohio State Highway Patrol office in Sandusky reported no accidents Sunday to Monday on Erie and Ottawa county roads. Milan's post reported two minor accidents of cars into ditches or guard rails.
2:50 PM Mar 1, 2011
TOWNSEND TWP. A tanker truck filled with 6,000 gallons of hazardous chemicals wrecked about 5 a.m. Monday on Ohio 18 west of Hartland Center Road in Townsend Township, east of Norwalk. The east-west state highway was closed until about 3 p.m., a spokeswoman for the Ohio State Highway Patrol said.
2:47 PM Mar 1, 2011
If the vote for school uniforms would have come up a month ago, I would have voted a big no. Last year, when King Baer did all the surveys about uniforms, I was convinced that
2:45 PM Mar 1, 2011