Highlighting suicide prevention efforts

Highlighting suicide prevention efforts

Of all the issues that come before the state legislature, some take on extra significance when weighed against the consequences of not acting. Since I...

September 10th, 2015 |  


Yesterdays – The Amazing Cure-alls

From the stock market crash in 1929 to President Franklin Delanor Roosevelt’s New Deal, the United States of America went through a kind of hell...

September 9th, 2015 |  


Following her dreams

Following her dreams

Taking pictures has always been fun to me but in the last couple of years I’ve stepped it up a notch or two and here is the reason why.Several y...

September 9th, 2015 updated: September 10th, 2015. |  



Morning walks of inspiration

“The morning, which is the most memorable season of the day, is the awakening hour. Then there is least somnolence in us, and for an hour, at le...

September 8th, 2015 |  


Resolving public record disputes

Resolving public record disputes

Ohio’s Public Records Act was enacted in 1963 to promote open, transparent government through orderly access to public records. However, dispute...

September 7th, 2015 |  


Treating allergic reactions in schools

Treating allergic reactions in schools

Sometimes simple measures can make a world of difference. Last year, the state legislature passed—and the governor signed—legislation that...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Fighting for more jobs in Ohio

Fighting for more jobs in Ohio

During August, I had a chance to travel all across our great state on a jobs tour that took me over 3,000 miles through 22 counties. I stopped in our ...

September 3rd, 2015 |  


Poverty discussion is much needed

I would like to offer appreciation from me and on behalf of Center and Spring Grove United Methodist Churches for City Manager Joe Denen’s willi...

September 2nd, 2015 updated: September 2nd, 2015. |  


Going the extra mile

I’ve been reading an interesting book called ‘No Sweat: How the Simple Science of Motivation Can Bring You a Lifetime of Fitness’ by...

September 1st, 2015 |  


Life Lessons

As the kids go back to school I am preparing for a needed vacation to the sandy shores of the Carolinas. It is the beginning of hurricane season so th...

September 1st, 2015 |