I will never say never

I will never say never

You would have thought, after 45 years of consistently being proven wrong on a nearly daily basis, I would have learned to “never say never.R...

April 17th, 2019 |  


Reliable broadband key to job creation

Reliable broadband key to job creation

Over the last two years, Congress has put in place pro-growth policies that are growing our economy, creating jobs and raising wages for families acro...

April 17th, 2019 |  


‘The heart, soul and center of community’

‘The heart, soul and center of community’

At Ohio Library Council’s “Legislative Day” last week, more than 275 library directors and supporters met one-on-one with legislator...

April 16th, 2019 |  



My understanding of community

My understanding of community

Humanization is not a term often identified with. It means to imbue with humanness or human kindness. It’s somewhat sad to me that as I reflect ...

April 16th, 2019 |  


Investing in apprenticeships that lead to good jobs

Investing in apprenticeships that lead to good jobs

At a time when hard work isn’t paying off for too many Americans, apprenticeship partnerships are the kinds of innovative programs we need to sh...

April 15th, 2019 |  


Pansies shrug off late frost

Pansies shrug off late frost

It’s easy to enjoy cheerful March-April color without worrying about frost damage. All you need is a flat or two of cold-hardy pansies. We reall...

April 15th, 2019 |  


Autism awareness, every second

Autism awareness, every second

April is National Autism Awareness Month. Tuesday was World Autism Awareness Day.My awareness of autism spectrum disorder is not limited to one day or...

April 12th, 2019 |  


In need of a safety net

In need of a safety net

The young guitar player, Jim Lindsey, who was down on his luck, ran his fingers across the cold, hard bars of the Mayberry jail, looking out at Andy a...

April 11th, 2019 |  


Cracking down on fentanyl

Cracking down on fentanyl

There’s not a community in Ohio that hasn’t been touched by the opioid crisis, and law enforcement is on the front lines.Because of the ma...

April 9th, 2019 |  


Joe Biden — Negative groping publicity?

Joe Biden has received bad publicity lately. Several women have stepped forward saying the former Vice President of the United States hugged them too ...

April 9th, 2019 |