A dad’s guide to keeping kids alive and (relatively) healthy

A dad’s guide to keeping kids alive and (relatively) healthy

I’m usually left with all the important responsibilities around the Fong household. These include, but are not limited to: How high to set the l...

May 25th, 2016 |  


State legislature needs to lead on medical marijuana

State legislature needs to lead on medical marijuana

After hearing from hundreds of witnesses and nearly 25 hours of testimony as part of the Medical Marijuana Task Force, I have sponsored legislation th...

May 23rd, 2016 |  


Charity helps, but it’s not the answer

Charity helps, but it’s not the answer

I’ve been involved in benevolent projects for many years. Most of these efforts have been buying and distributing food and clothes for the very ...

May 22nd, 2016 |  


Forking out the spoonerisms

Forking out the spoonerisms

As someone whose picture hangs in the Baskin Robbins Hall of Fame for eating a record amount of Rocky Road ice cream at one sitting, it might be inapp...

May 22nd, 2016 |  


The Iron Claw: a tight hold

The Iron Claw: a tight hold

Imagine signing up for the Ohio National Guard in 2004 to join your friends and expecting a time to mature and chart your life’s direction, beli...

May 20th, 2016 |  


An award-winning week, kind of

An award-winning week, kind of

Have you ever had a long stretch of klutz-filled events? Last week, I was a ball full of just weird, goofy and slightly embarrassing events.It first b...

May 20th, 2016 |  


An award-winning week, kind of

An award-winning week, kind of

Have you ever had a long stretch of klutz-filled events? Last week, I was a ball full of just weird, goofy and slightly embarrassing events.It first b...

May 20th, 2016 |  


A message to the graduating class of 2016

A message to the graduating class of 2016

Congratulations, Class of 2016.I am coming to you via this medium because your school administrators would never let me near an open microphone at you...

May 18th, 2016 |  


Honor our vets with benefits they deserve

Honor our vets with benefits they deserve

Melissa Twine’s husband, Captain Philip Twine, was a logistics officer in the Air Forced when he was killed in the line of duty in 2002. In an i...

May 17th, 2016 |  


A weighty issue

A weighty issue

What would be the impact on you and those you know if you lost 60 pounds in five months?Research shows that weight loss of that magnitude gives the pe...

May 17th, 2016 |