Steve Ernst, president of Advantage Entertainment and Consulting, which organizes Ohio Bike Week, is blaming a series of rainy days and gloomy forecasts for holding down the crowd at this year's event.
Q: I am wondering when the wind turbines at Perkins High will finally be running? I know they had the problems with them when they first started using them, but why is it taking so long to use them now that the blades have been replaced with safer ones?
-- Peachy on Patten Tract Road
Goodwill Industries plans to stay in the saloon business.
The charity, which provides employment to disabled and disadvantaged people, opened a "charity saloon" during Ohio Bike Week that sold food and biker-related merchandise and offered blackjack and other games.
A recently released Ohio Environmental Protection Agency study shows problematic levels of nitrates and phosphorus in Sandusky Bay tributaries.
Such concentrations of nutrients can cause algae growth and low oxygen levels in the waterways.