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 |  



Ensuring taxpayer dollars are spent on education

Ensuring taxpayer dollars are spent on education

As the summer comes to a close, students across Ohio are crisscrossing the state, heading back to campuses and settling into dorms. Set foot on any co...

August 31st, 2015 |  


VSSR awards

In the realm of workers’ compensation, an employee injured on the job is covered for lost wages due to the injury. For certain jobs – espe...

August 31st, 2015 updated: August 31st, 2015. |  


Giving Presence

I can not fathom, but am certain there is research, the statistic of people who give up on exercise compared to those who keep with it. Giving up on o...

August 27th, 2015 |  


Ohioans shouldn’t be left in dark on trade

Ohioans shouldn’t be left in dark on trade

NAFTA. CAFTA. Trade relations with China.Ohioans have seen first-hand what so-called free trade agreements have done to our state and our economy. Bad...

August 27th, 2015 |  


Mandatory sentencing

In March 2012, Damon L. Bevly pled guilty to two counts of gross sexual imposition (“GSI”) – a third-degree felony. At the plea hear...

August 26th, 2015 |  


Yesterdays: Reflections on a birthday

It seems like my road has been a long one to travel. As an infant, they didn’t expect me to survive. As an 8-year-old, they thought my lengthy b...

August 26th, 2015 |  


Yesterdays: The Woods

Judge and Mrs. Max Dice’s historic home stood on the corner of Highland and Leesburg avenues. Beside it was a picturesque woods that ran paralle...

August 19th, 2015 |