Competitive Bragging

Competitive Bragging

Dear Grandparenting: This must be my lucky year. I know am living right because it’s been my great pleasure to meet a future President of the Un...

September 20th, 2015 |  


Campaign designed to welcome Pope Francis

Campaign designed to welcome Pope Francis

People of all faiths, and Catholics especially, look forward with great joy to Pope Francis’s visit to the United States from Sept. 22 through S...

September 18th, 2015 updated: September 18th, 2015. |  


Egg pledge is a small step

To the editor:McDonald’s pledge last week to start using cage-free eggs is only a small step in preventing staggering suffering endured by milli...

September 18th, 2015 |  



In praise of blueberries

In praise of blueberries

I love what I do. I really do. I get to deal with some of the greatest people in the world — farmers.And part of what I do I get to enjoy the ma...

September 18th, 2015 |  


Buchy, Beagle support Ohio Y’s by supporting sales tax repeal

To the editor:This week, Rep. Jim Buchy, R-Greenville, and Sen. Bill Beagle, R-Tipp City, are introducing a bill that would repeal the sales tax YMCA ...

September 17th, 2015 |  


Take the proactive approach to beat prostate cancer

Take the proactive approach to beat prostate cancer

Prostate cancer is one of the most common forms of cancer found in men and is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in men. However, prostate canc...

September 17th, 2015 |  


A joy-filled birthday for Mom

A joy-filled birthday for Mom

Birthday parties are great, but there’s something especially grand about a 50th birthday celebration.This week we’re having the pleasure o...

September 17th, 2015 |  


What do we mean by ‘representative government’?

What do we mean by ‘representative government’?

With a presidential election year fast approaching, we’re in for a lot of public talk about the state of American democracy. Much of that discus...

September 16th, 2015 updated: September 16th, 2015. |  


It takes a team to ensure student success

It takes a team to ensure student success

Parent involvement is a hot topic in all school districts across the state. Studies have shown when parents are involved in their child’s educat...

September 16th, 2015 updated: September 16th, 2015. |  


The dog days of summer recess

The dog days of summer recess

If you want a friend in Washington, it is said, “get a dog.” Truman was onto something, as my wife and I recently acquired a dog. And when...

September 16th, 2015 |