How to make a mess with little effort

How to make a mess with little effort

Ten years ago I wrote about the mess stage of painting. The same principals are still true.You start out with your drawing on canvas, then you start p...

October 14th, 2015 updated: October 14th, 2015. |  


Portman: Restoring pension accountability by giving workers and retirees a seat at the table

Portman: Restoring pension accountability by giving workers and retirees a seat at the table

Last week, I introduced legislation to protect 48,000 Ohioans from having their hard-earned pensions cut with no say in the process.The Pension Accoun...

October 13th, 2015 |  


Letter: London library a jewel of the community

(Editor’s note: The deadline to submit letters to the editor regarding any issues or candidates for the Nov. 3 election is Oct. 27.)Dear Editor,...

October 13th, 2015 updated: October 13th, 2015. |  



Heed the warnings

Approximately 231,840 new cases of invasive breast cancer and some 40,000 women in the U.S. are expected to die in 2015 from breast cancer, though dea...

October 12th, 2015 |  


Combatting opiate abuse

Combatting opiate abuse

I sincerely hope the readers of this column have never been impacted by, or witness to, the utter destruction caused by drug abuse.The unfortunate tru...

October 12th, 2015 |  


Letter: Pleasant Darby Union Cemetery a joint effort

(Editor’s note: The deadline to submit letters to the editor regarding any issues or candidates for the Nov. 3 election is Oct. 27.)Dear Editor,...

October 12th, 2015 updated: October 12th, 2015. |  


Stop side-stepping the issue of troubled people with access to guns

Americans reacted to news of the mass school shooting in a rural Oregon community college with heartache, shock, sadness – and a sense of recogn...

October 9th, 2015 |  


Letter: Reading pivotal to child development

(Editor’s note: The deadline to submit letters to the editor regarding any issues or candidates for the Nov. 3 election is Oct. 27.)Dear Editor,...

October 9th, 2015 |  


Deciduous is delicious

Deciduous is delicious

Hundreds of years ago, when America was “discovered” by Christopher Columbus (or Leif Ericson, depending on who is telling the tale), most...

October 9th, 2015 |  


Who are the Amish?

Who are the Amish?

I always welcome and enjoy discussions on the subject of the Amish way of life. After receiving questions about what it’s like to be a young Ami...

October 9th, 2015 updated: October 9th, 2015. |