Do the debates help us choose wisely?

Do the debates help us choose wisely?

We’re in the middle of the presidential debates, and not surprisingly, they’re drawing viewers in great numbers. The contest is close, and...

October 19th, 2016 |  


Sharing your labor of love

Sharing your labor of love

I recently returned from a trip to Ticonderoga, New York where I visited one of the most unlikely attractions for an area rich in American revolutiona...

October 17th, 2016 |  


After the blast: fear vs. resolve

After the blast: fear vs. resolve

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September 19th, 2016 |  



The media’s responsibility to our democracy

The media’s responsibility to our democracy

Politicians spend a good bit of their time complaining about the media. But why should they have all the fun?I’m going to join in, though I tend...

August 24th, 2016 |  


Addressing the threat from superbugs

Addressing the threat from superbugs

Antibiotic-resistant, so-called “super bugs” are an increasingly dangerous threat to Ohioans.In 2013, a Centers for Disease Control and Pr...

August 17th, 2016 |  


We count on the mail

We count on the mail

I got the mail today.A couple of bills. A greeting card. Some catalogs. A newspaper. One package that my wife grabbed right away. (Wonder what that wa...

August 10th, 2016 |  


Check with your BBB before hiring a caterer

Check with your BBB before hiring a caterer

The catering business is more than an $8 billion a year industry. Caterers provide food service at remote sites, such as hotels, homes, meeting spaces...

August 4th, 2016 |  


Ohio’s coal industry crushed by an agency in need of a purpose

Ohio’s coal industry crushed by an agency in need of a purpose

For decades, Ohio has proudly mined the coal that fuels America. Coal still generates more than a third of U.S. electricity – more than any othe...

July 22nd, 2016 |  


Where the election stands

Where the election stands

The next few weeks in politics are a little like the All-Star break in baseball. With the Republican and Democratic national conventions upon us, it&#...

July 20th, 2016 |  


Summer programs at Northmont Branch Library

Summer programs at Northmont Branch Library

The Northmont Branch Library continues to collect food for FISH (Friends in Service for Humanity) food bank here in Englewood. Bring any non-perishabl...

July 5th, 2016 |