Destroying public records is wrong answer to a real problem

Destroying public records is wrong answer to a real problem

As a lobbyist for the Ohio News Media Association, I sometimes see things in politics that make me want to cry, but I’ve only teared up once in ...

June 8th, 2017 |  


With malice toward none

With malice toward none

“With malice toward none, with charity for all, with firmness in the right as God gives us to see the right, let us strive on to finish the work...

June 8th, 2017 |  


Trump’s budget for rural America

Trump’s budget for rural America

How we spend our money says a lot about what we value — and what we can do without.President Donald Trump’s proposed budget, which the adm...

June 8th, 2017 |  


Some helpful hints for graduates

Some helpful hints for graduates

I’ve never been very good at “adulting.”In fact, in most every metric used to judge what constitutes a successful adult, I’d p...

June 8th, 2017 |  


Protecting health care for Ohio veterans

Protecting health care for Ohio veterans

We owe all of our veterans and their families who support them our gratitude, our respect, and access to quality, affordable health care.It’s de...

June 7th, 2017 |  


Where was Jordan?

To the editor:Last week, our U.S. representatives and senators were in recess, which means they were home and supposedly available to their constituen...

June 5th, 2017 |  


Congratulations, Class of 2017

Congratulations, Class of 2017

Spring is one of my favorite times of year — it is truly a symbolic time of new beginnings, from the planting of crops to the blossoming of flow...

June 2nd, 2017 |  


Figuring out what truly matters

Figuring out what truly matters

I was scrolling through my Facebook page at work (just kidding, I was doing it at home… just kidding again, I was totally doing it at work, beca...

June 2nd, 2017 |  


Love barbecue? Put these on your grill

Love barbecue? Put these on your grill

I would like to dedicate this column to a wonderful and caring leader who heads the Office of the Aging at Wellington town hall. Her name is known to ...

June 2nd, 2017 |  


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 |