Connecting capital and small town home ownership

Home ownership increases family and community stability and is a key strategy to help low- and middle-income families build assets. In many regions, r...

July 18th, 2019 |  


A tinge, twinge and a singe

A tinge, twinge and a singe

As a practical joker myself, I know revenge can be sweet. Several names of friends, the usual suspects, crossed my mind when I opened our mailbox rece...

July 16th, 2019 |  


Armstrong’s walk on the Moon still inspires

Armstrong’s walk on the Moon still inspires

Fifty years ago this week, one of Ohio’s greatest sons, Neil Armstrong, became the first man to walk on the Moon. On July 20, 1969, the world wa...

July 16th, 2019 |  



Beating Japanese beetles

Beating Japanese beetles

Suddenly Japanese beetles are invading our gardens, stripping our favorite plants practically overnight. How do we combat this annual invasion, now an...

July 15th, 2019 |  


Fighting for healthcare for every Ohioan

Fighting for healthcare for every Ohioan

Last week, a federal court heard arguments in a case supported by the Trump Administration that threatens the health coverage of 20 million Americans ...

July 15th, 2019 |  


Cover crops harvest date moved

In a win for both farmers and conservation efforts, this year’s cover crops final harvest date has been shifted to Sept. 1. This new date applie...

July 12th, 2019 |  


We’re never too far from Galway Bay

We’re never too far from Galway Bay

The irrepressible nature of the sea has handed down seafaring lore, each one as curious as the next.Hank Snow, the classic country music star, was bor...

July 10th, 2019 |  


New holiday will hang the moon

New holiday will hang the moon

It’s time to give our national holidays an upgrade. Let’s make July 20 Moonwalk Day.July 20 is, of course, the day that man first walked o...

July 10th, 2019 |  


A 7-step recipe for a community garden

A community garden is a way to grow delicious, fresh produce and to bring together neighbors and community members. A community garden also requires b...

July 9th, 2019 |  


Flipping through a lifetime of clips

Flipping through a lifetime of clips

(This column brought to you by scissors.)Here’s something we should do more: Thank you for reading our newspaper.We also appreciate you reading ...

July 9th, 2019 |