Thanks on National Philanthropic Day

To the editor:As I reflect on National Philanthropy Day, I write to highlight and celebrate the work throughout the year of Edison State Community Col...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Editorial roundup

The Akron Beacon Journal, Nov. 3President Trump wants to disrupt the status quo. If that meant bridging differences or seeking to tame the polarizatio...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Trying to make sense of it all

Trying to make sense of it all

One of the more important lessons my mother has taught me in my 35 years on this earth is, “if you can’t say something nice, don’t s...

November 14th, 2017 |  


Oh no! Granddaughter’s a stripper

Dear Grandparenting: Here’s the big family news. My granddaughter is a stripper, and I kid you not. It gets even better, because she was the gra...

November 12th, 2017 |  


Local Government 117

Local Government 117

In the continuing series of articles on local government, I am discussing the important role the numerous Boards and Commissions play within the commu...

November 12th, 2017 |  


It’s deer hunting season again

It’s deer hunting season again

Old Jasper Blankenship bought a deer license again this year, just as he’s done every year since Eisenhower was President. He sticks nickels and...

November 12th, 2017 |  


Blood drive set for Nov. 21 at the American Legion

To the editor:Blood is essential to all of us. Many people need our donated blood to help while suffering from cancer, recovering from a serious accid...

November 12th, 2017 |  


Veterans’ service reflects the nation’s best

Veterans’ service reflects the nation’s best

Generations of patriots have dedicated themselves to the defense of the United States. On this Veterans Day, we honor our brave men and women, past an...

November 10th, 2017 |  


In honor of Veterans Day

In honor of Veterans Day

I see the face of war, the one who went for me; the soldier, sailor, airman, the one who served for me. The flash of exploding bombs, the crack of gun...

November 10th, 2017 |  


ODJFS salutes former soldiers by helping them find jobs

ODJFS salutes former soldiers by helping them find jobs

Each year, Veterans Day reminds us of the sacrifices that the men and women in the Armed Forces have made to protect our values and freedoms. As Ameri...

November 10th, 2017 |