Stop the spread of Fentanyl

Stop the spread of Fentanyl

Synthetic forms of heroin have flooded Midwestern communities and taken lives at unprecedented and tragic rates.We now have an opportunity to make sig...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Erma Bombeck: A legend lives on

Erma Bombeck: A legend lives on

Erma Bombeck made an appearance of sorts near her hometown of Dayton recently, and will be in other Ohio cities soon. The “of sorts” refer...

June 18th, 2018 |  


Reader says speak up now

To the Editor:To all — and this concerns all! I wish to let all know of a planned 199-foot cell tower upon our National Historical Register land...

June 17th, 2018 |  



Swingin’ in the rain

Swingin’ in the rain

To quote my friend Jessie, “Golf was invented by the Scots to annoy the British.” The British are not alone in their exasperation.Jessie w...

June 17th, 2018 |  


Big fun in the big city

Big fun in the big city

For some folks, there is a great deal of trepidation when it comes to the annual summer ritual, the family vacation. The planning of where to go, wher...

June 17th, 2018 |  


The tie that binds

The tie that binds

We all have fairly good odds of knowing our biological mothers unless we were adopted. The odds of knowing our biological fathers are less. Five-plus ...

June 14th, 2018 updated: June 15th, 2018. |  


Introducing students to manufacturing

Introducing students to manufacturing

This summer marks the sixth year my office is partnering with local companies and organizations to host summer manufacturing camps for young Ohioans a...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Breaking the silence about mental illness

Breaking the silence about mental illness

When I broke my rib (which I did by coughing too hard … it’s a long story), I immediately went to the doctor and got an X-ray.When I start...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Erma Bombeck: A legend lives on

Erma Bombeck: A legend lives on

Erma Bombeck made an appearance of sorts near her hometown of Dayton recently, and will be in other Ohio cities soon. The “of sorts” refer...

June 13th, 2018 |  


Aaah … the good old days!

Aaah … the good old days!

Aaah … the good old days!I think that’s why some people like antique stores, Flea markets, auctions, yard sales, and eBay. Items from the ...

June 12th, 2018 |