A cautionary ‘tail’

A cautionary ‘tail’

Folks, if something is too good to be true, it most likely is.Recently, I’ve been toying with the idea of adding another four-legged family memb...

September 22nd, 2017 |  


Medical care and preexisting conditions

Medical care and preexisting conditions

Ask your Congressman to not penalize Americans who have preexisting medical conditions. The idea floating around now in Congress that insurance compan...

September 21st, 2017 |  


A voice for the handicapped and elderly

A voice for the handicapped and elderly

As we age, old injuries come back to haunt us and at times with a vengeance. At age 25, I had a diving accident and injured several lumbar vertebrae, ...

September 19th, 2017 |  


Would you have evacuated?

Multitudes of people are suffering through the aftermath of Hurricane Irma in Florida. The Keys and the Caribbean Islands are devastated. Other parts ...

September 17th, 2017 |  


How the United Way has touched my life

How the United Way has touched my life

This past Thursday, I attended the United Way of Troy’s annual campaign kick-off.I’ve covered this event many times throughout my years he...

September 15th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Editorial roundup

• Sept. 6, Orange County Register on the need for congressional action to replace the Deferred Action on Childhood Arrivals program:The Trump ad...

September 15th, 2017 |  


Uniting for the United Way

Uniting for the United Way

The temperature is getting cooler, the days are getting the shorter, it’s quickly becoming one of the best times of the year. And before we get ...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Fighting Ohio’s opioid crisis

Fighting Ohio’s opioid crisis

In Ohio, at least 12 people die each day due to drug overdoses. If a terrorist attack happened daily in one of our cities or villages killing a dozen ...

September 14th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


Four words I’ll never forget

Four words I’ll never forget

I was asleep when the phone rang.When I saw it was my mother calling, I immediately answered it — something I almost never do. She asked if I wa...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |  


We can replace stuff, not people

Hurricane Harvey and Irma have been bad news to all in their paths. Lives have sadly been lost, houses demolished and personal items blown or washed a...

September 13th, 2017 updated: September 15th, 2017. |