It’s nice to meet your fans

It’s nice to meet your fans

I recently met a lovely woman who was sitting on a bench. During our talk, I mentioned I do a column called “Penny’s Pantry” in our ...

May 26th, 2017 |  


Columbus Day should sail into the sunset

Columbus Day should sail into the sunset

“In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.”You probably recited the little poem in kindergarten, so it’s likely there’s a speci...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Ending epidemic requires cultural change

Ending epidemic requires cultural change

Ohio is facing the worst public health crisis in our lifetime.Heroin and synthetic opioids are everywhere, killing nearly 10 Ohioans daily. We’v...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Let’s address the problem of drug addiction, not retreat

Let’s address the problem of drug addiction, not retreat

Earlier this month, the media reported that the White House is considering cutting 95 percent of the funding for the Office of National Drug Control P...

May 22nd, 2017 |  


Rules, by and large, help people

Rules, by and large, help people

Several members of Congress, our own representative included, belong to a group called the Freedom Caucus.Using that admirable title should encourage ...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Columbus Day should sail into the sunset

Columbus Day should sail into the sunset

“In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue.”You probably recited the little poem in kindergarten, so it’s likely there’s a speci...

May 18th, 2017 |  


Parents: Don’t bury this problem

In the days before the Internet — yes, there were such dark, lonely times — the way to draw attention to something was on afternoon talk s...

May 17th, 2017 |  


OUR VIEW: Bullying is a matter of life and death

The family photo of third-grader Gabriel Taye exudes happiness. The sharply dressed boy stands against a wall at his elementary school, grinning from ...

May 15th, 2017 |  


Continuous learning culture is key to Ohio’s success

Continuous learning culture is key to Ohio’s success

You and I may not be ready, but by the year 2021, it’s predicted we will be sharing the roads with a variety of driverless vehicles.Soon, drones...

May 15th, 2017 |  


We won’t have another bailout

We won’t have another bailout

Too many in Washington and on Wall Street seem to have amnesia about the devastation the Great Recession wreaked in communities across the country but...

May 15th, 2017 |