Carter Stewart: Fight against xenophobia and hate

Carter Stewart: Fight against xenophobia and hate

If you’ve ever toured the Ohio Statehouse, you’ve likely noticed framed, lit quotes adorning the walls of the ground floor near the Museum...

January 25th, 2016 |  


Teamwork, cocoa make for enjoyable days

Teamwork, cocoa make for enjoyable days

Hello friends,My fingers were stiff with the chilly January weather as I pinned the last pair of homemade pants onto the wash line before hurrying bac...

January 24th, 2016 |  


Nicole Fowles: Library supports ‘Great Decisions’ series

Nicole Fowles: Library supports ‘Great Decisions’ series

In the early 1980s, the Foreign Policy Association, a nonprofit dedicated to inspiring the American public to learn more about the world, brought the ...

January 23rd, 2016 |  



Rob Leeds: Good time to catch up on winter meetings

Rob Leeds: Good time to catch up on winter meetings

Fortunately we are missing another big snow storm this weekend. Our friends to the South and East of us are not so fortunate.Overall it has been a goo...

January 23rd, 2016 |  


David Hejmanowski: The sad state of civics education

David Hejmanowski: The sad state of civics education

“Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.”— George Santayana“Half the states have stopped making civics ...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


On religion: A dream worth striving for

On religion: A dream worth striving for

Last Sunday afternoon I made it a priority and attended the 31st annual Martin Luther King Jr. worship service at Zion AME Church on South Washington ...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


Letter to the editor: We have ‘lost control’ of our educational system

To the editor:If you would take a good, honest look at our one-sided educational system, you can clearly see that we have lost control of it, and that...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


Brad Ross: Maple trees, syrup big business in Ohio

Brad Ross: Maple trees, syrup big business in Ohio

Growing up, I was blessed with a loving family that has always cherished time together. We spent lots of time with grandparents who loved the outdoor...

January 21st, 2016 |  


Letter to the editor: ‘GOP candidates’ doom’s day religion is utterly distorted’

To the editor:Back when Wednesday evening prayer meetings were the norm, common fare at such services was confession and redemption. During those time...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Letter to the editor: ‘There is no proof of the existence of such a trend’

To the editor:Dang! Just when I thought Mr. Stefan Schemine and I had found some way to come together with our points of view, he had to go complicate...

January 20th, 2016 |