Celebrate a free unfettered press

Celebrate a free unfettered press

The irony of writing a newspaper column about the value of a free press is not lost on me. Thomas Jefferson, whose name has been bandied about with gr...

February 26th, 2017 |  


A roadmap to responsible health care reform

A roadmap to responsible health care reform

By John KasichContributing ColumnistAs work progresses to undo the problems that Obamacare brought to health care, I believe the roadmap to responsibl...

February 26th, 2017 |  


Lent good time to stop meat products

To the Editor:March 1st marks the beginning of Lent, the 40-day period preceding Easter, when many Christians abstain from animal foods in remembrance...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Saying goodbye to an old (car) friend

Well folks, shopping for a new vehicle, or in this case, new-to-me, has been as pleasant as sandpaper toilet paper.I miss my old car. Old Blue was com...

February 24th, 2017 updated: February 24th, 2017. |  


Support for Davidson … and other thoughts

I sincerely hope that you have read the article written by our congressman, Warren Davidson, who serves Ohio’s 8th District. It was printed in t...

February 24th, 2017 |  


Your child’s most important teacher: You

Your child’s most important teacher: You

I have written dozens of articles in which I have criticized politicians for hijacking public education and for the harm they have done to children th...

February 24th, 2017 |  


The real story here is …

The real story here is …

A few days ago, I received a telephone call from Rachel Murray, a reporter for WHIO-TV, because she had been asked to get some educators’ reacti...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


My life is one giant lost and found bin

My life is one giant lost and found bin

From my sight to my sanity, I have a bad habit of losing things.All my life, I’ve never been very good at keeping track of things. Every morning...

February 22nd, 2017 |  


‘One and done’ and other issues

‘One and done’ and other issues

What do I know about basketball? Not much.What do I love about basketball? Everything.I am before Title IX, so the high school I attended in Toledo ha...

February 21st, 2017 |  


Event brings smiles to senior center

To the Editor:Feb. 2 was Groundhog Day. Maybe the groundhog saw his shadow, but it was all smiles and sunshine in the Troy Senior Citizens Center. We ...

February 21st, 2017 |