Bradley is ‘the real deal’

To the editor:I have known Jack Bradley for almost 30 years now. I met him as I just starting out in my career. From the moment I met him I knew he wa...

April 23rd, 2018 |  


In memory of a true hero

In memory of a true hero

Author’s note: I actually wrote this column in July 2014 about my friend Marty Lancaster but did not want to publish it during her lifetime. Thi...

April 19th, 2018 |  


A phone call from the past

A phone call from the past

I can’t wait for the constant rain to go away and for it to turn warm all the time. The first summer food I’ll make is my macaroni salad &...

April 19th, 2018 |  



Swenski is best for the job

To the editor:As someone who has been a part of this community my whole life and has served in it for many years, I would like to think I know the peo...

April 19th, 2018 |  


Mental health services crucial for county

To the editor:Through our collective work advocating for those impacted by mental illness, members of the Mental Health & Addiction Advocacy Coali...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Vote yes on Issue 1

To the editor:The abysmal voter turnout in primary elections puts our democracy at risk. Less than half of registered voters participate, yet they hav...

April 18th, 2018 |  


Could you pass the test?

Could you pass the test?

The least difficult step an immigrant must take to become a naturalized United States citizen is to show a baseline knowledge of our history, governme...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Orangutans deserve so much better

Orangutans deserve so much better

Orangutans are endangered primates, consisting of three species that only live in two places — the rainforests of Borneo and Sumatra.They are ve...

April 12th, 2018 |  


On the 5th anniversary of the Boston bombing

On the 5th anniversary of the Boston bombing

For me, the Boston Marathon bombing was like a hot poker thrust into the smoldering embers of a recent fire that then bursts back into flame.The race ...

April 12th, 2018 |  


Divisions hurt us all

To the editor:Most of us in this part of Ohio root for the Cavs, Browns, and Indians. Most people in New York, California, Texas, and Boston, root for...

April 11th, 2018 |