My grandson is bored

My grandson is bored

Dear Grandparenting: There’s not a doubt in my mind that my daughter-in-law tries to be a good mother to my grandson, Mark, who is 8. My problem...

November 1st, 2015 updated: November 1st, 2015. |  


Surviving holidays alone

Surviving holidays alone

As we approach what should be the happiest season of the year, many of us look toward to the holidays with dread. Depression in seniors runs rampant d...

November 1st, 2015 |  


Editorial roundup

Excerpts of recent editorials of statewide and national interest from Ohio newspapers:The Columbus Dispatch, Oct. 26Every state in the nation is compe...

November 1st, 2015 |  



Colleges and safety: Let’s be pragmatists

Colleges and safety: Let’s be pragmatists

Another massacre, this time at a rural community college in Oregon.I was a community college president/chancellor for 15 years in Kentucky, Texas, Cal...

November 1st, 2015 |  


‘Yes’ on Issue 2; ‘No’ on Issue 3

‘Yes’ on Issue 2; ‘No’ on Issue 3

This week at the ballot box, Ohioans will weigh in on two important issues impacting our state’s future. I urge you to exercise your right to vo...

November 1st, 2015 |  


Vote No on Issue 3

To the editor:I would like to address Ohio voters for this year.Be careful! Be careful! how you vote on Issue 3 in November. Marijuana is the beginnin...

October 29th, 2015 |  


Editor discusses food trends

Editor discusses food trends

Gloria is taking a much deserved week off to recharge her creative batteries. She will return next week with more goodies and insights!In Gloria’...

October 29th, 2015 |  


Meat industry is scary

To the editor:I was never scared of all the witches, zombies and assorted goblins wandering around on Halloween next Saturday night.What really used t...

October 28th, 2015 |  


Vote ‘no’ on Issue 3

Vote ‘no’ on Issue 3

ResponsibleOhio (I would have a different name for them) has commercials running constantly on TV paid for by the 10 entities that have the predetermi...

October 28th, 2015 updated: October 28th, 2015. |  


Court rules in plea-bargain case

Court rules in plea-bargain case

As any fan of television crime dramas knows, plea bargains are a frequent part of the criminal justice process. They offer a means to get further coop...

October 27th, 2015 |