No longer unsung heroes

No longer unsung heroes

Workers in the medical field have become public heroes and heroines in this pandemic. In addition to providing support and guidance for the rest of us...

April 8th, 2020 |  


Help during extraordinary crisis

Help during extraordinary crisis

Last week, the Senate passed and the president signed into law an unprecedented bipartisan rescue package called the CARES Act that devotes $2 trillio...

April 8th, 2020 |  


Patience of patients, and hope abounds

Patience of patients, and hope abounds

I became interested in the 1918 Pandemic while researching 13 local Quaker men who volunteered to work with civilian victims of World War I in France ...

April 7th, 2020 |  



Springing into peanut butter spread

Springing into peanut butter spread

I don’t recall ever before relishing so much those first warm sunny days of spring. After wiping so many tears from little boys who wanted to pl...

April 7th, 2020 |  


Now, who is essential?

Now, who is essential?

Several years ago, during my time as mayor of Wilmington, I was often asked to speak to youth groups — Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Cub Scouts, chur...

April 6th, 2020 |  


Ignoring virus, and climate change, won’t help

Ignoring virus, and climate change, won’t help

If everything went according to plan, I would have been in D.C. this week meeting with my elected officials about climate change and what the United ...

April 6th, 2020 |  


Zoom in for virtual ag coffee talk

Zoom in for virtual ag coffee talk

I start this week’s column by first hoping you are all staying safe and healthy during this challenging time. Here at the Nye household, we are ...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


A letter to my students

A letter to my students

A Letter to My Students:Where do I begin? This year has been weird for all of us, wouldn’t you agree?You have faced so many uncertainties alread...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


Relief for Ohio’s small businesses

Relief for Ohio’s small businesses

As we all know, small businesses serve as the economic engines that drive communities across our state. Their success is Ohio’s success, and we...

April 3rd, 2020 |  


Yes, it really does matter

I can recall several times as a child when I had the opportunity to hear my daddy’s very own heartbeat. Now looking back, those special times we...

April 2nd, 2020 |