Lori Borgman: Cars of future put backseat drivers out of work

Lori Borgman: Cars of future put backseat drivers out of work

The first thing engraved on my brain as a new driver was to keep my hands at the 10 and 2 positions on the steering wheel. I just saw a picture of a d...

January 17th, 2019 |  


Providing work to recovering addicts

Providing work to recovering addicts

When it comes to the opioids, the United States and nations around the world are well past the crisis point. Our jails are filled, rehab centers are o...

January 17th, 2019 |  


I’ll take a pass on computer passwords

I’ll take a pass on computer passwords

The computer revolution is nearing its end.I predict that in a few short years, the invention that has revolutionized the ways in which we live our li...

January 16th, 2019 |  



Sears was the Amazon of its time

Sears was the Amazon of its time

At the present, Sears is barely surviving in bankruptcy court, But, there was a day when Sears was the Amazon of its time. It made the mail-order cata...

January 13th, 2019 |  


J.R. Clarke welcomes community

J.R. Clarke welcomes community

Welcome to the first Calling Around Covington column of 2019. I have been penning this space in the newspaper for nearly five years now. That’s ...

January 13th, 2019 |  


Stopping the madness at four-way stops

Stopping the madness at four-way stops

My grasp of the workings of a four-way stop are as follows: all four ways stop. On the face of it, this does not seem to be too complicated. Nor does ...

January 12th, 2019 |  


Protecting Ohioans’ healthcare

Protecting Ohioans’ healthcare

Last month, a Texas judge handed down a despicable decision that threatens the health coverage of 20 million people and undermines pre-existing condit...

January 12th, 2019 |  


Leonard Pitts Jr.: We’ve all seen this movie before

Leonard Pitts Jr.: We’ve all seen this movie before

Haven’t we seen this movie before?Certainly, there is a sense of deja vu all over again as one watches the right wing hyperventilate over a cert...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Trump’s wall and illegal ‘prowlers’

Trump’s wall and illegal ‘prowlers’

A few years ago, I visited South Africa, where the average house was surrounded by a concrete wall. South Africa has many villages and rural communiti...

January 11th, 2019 |  


Alexa vexes and perplexes

Alexa vexes and perplexes

Is technology innovation doing us more harm than good? My family offers proof that it is.My parents recently got Amazon’s supposedly “inte...

January 11th, 2019 |