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
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We agree with Paul Bupe, the SHS student View Point page writer, that school unifoms would be a good thing for area schools. It seems that uniforms are a winner in terms of appearance and cost. They also help create a more positive learning atmosphere. We both wore uniforms in semi-professional jobs much of our working lives.
2:45 PM Mar 1, 2011
Sandusky Register reporter Annie Zelm is traveling to Columbus for Tuesday's rally at the state capitol. A bus left from the UAW Local 913 hall this morning at 6 a.m.
2:44 PM Mar 1, 2011
U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown and Gov. Ted Strickland will be in Sandusky Friday for a dinner being held to honor local Democrat Clarence Seavers.
2:40 PM Mar 1, 2011
Recently UNICEF and the United Nations Children's Fund looked at 40 indicators on child welfare in 21 developed nations around the world. Some of the indicators included measures of poverty and deprivation, happiness, relationships, and risky or bad behavior. While The United Kingdom ranked among the lowest, the United States was not far behind for bringing up their youngsters.
2:36 PM Mar 1, 2011
HURON Fred Deering, a recently-retired member of the Erie MetroParks board, has received awards from two organizations, officials at Erie MetroParks announced.
2:36 PM Mar 1, 2011
NORWALK Nineteen-year-old James Judge joined about 35 parents and students confronting Norwalk school board with passionate arguments about random drug testing for students.
2:35 PM Mar 1, 2011
PERKINS TWP. Perkins Township firefighters believe an unattended candle started a fire at 6203 Campbell St. in Perkins Township Wednesday morning, destroying the first- and second-floor front rooms of the home. Another fire in Clyde this morning did about $100,000 damage to several vehicles in a pole barn on U.S. 20.
2:33 PM Mar 1, 2011
I would like to commend McDonald's, the manager and employees on Perkins Avenue for their kind act on the day of the Hermes Dairy fire.
2:31 PM Mar 1, 2011
BELLEVUE The Bellevue Board of Education meeting slated for 7 p.m. this evening at the Bellevue Senior High School library is still on schedule, district officials report. The board met earlier this week to put a .75 percent income tax on the May election ballot. The levy, if passed, is expected to raise about $1.7 million annually.
2:30 PM Mar 1, 2011