Expanding broadband internet access

Expanding broadband internet access

This pandemic has been the Great Revealer. It’s exposing so many inequities in our society, and it’s affecting nearly every aspect of our ...

July 8th, 2020 |  


An open letter to 2020

An open letter to 2020

Dear 2020:Listen, we need to talk. I don’t know why you’ve been such a difficult year. Are you in some sort of competition with previous a...

July 8th, 2020 |  


‘We hold these truths…’

‘We hold these truths…’

In April of 1962, President John F. Kennedy was hosting a dinner in the White House for recent Nobel Prize winners from the Western Hemisphere.During ...

July 6th, 2020 |  



Closer look at Supreme Court’s decision

Closer look at Supreme Court’s decision

The United States Supreme Court decided Monday that Louisiana’s Act 620 — the Unsafe Abortion Protection Act, which required abortion prov...

July 2nd, 2020 |  


Sunrises and learning while doing

Sunrises and learning while doing

I was never a morning person growing up — waking up early was not my cup of tea!As a bit of this may still be true, waking up and getting on the...

July 2nd, 2020 |  


Be aware of, and prevent, heat stress

Be aware of, and prevent, heat stress

Mother Nature decided to crank up the heat and humidity just in time for July 4th celebrations (of course with social distancing) and the final prepar...

July 2nd, 2020 |  


Respond to the 2020 census

Respond to the 2020 census

The 2020 census is underway and our efforts to count every single Ohioan will not stop because of the pandemic. Ohioans can respond to the census safe...

June 30th, 2020 |  


Just wear the mask, folks

Just wear the mask, folks

Life can be complex, confusing, frustrating, demanding and at times overwhelming.Maybe it’s human nature, but there have always been people who ...

June 29th, 2020 |  


Much has changed, more is needed

Much has changed, more is needed

Having written articles for Black History Month for the Wilmington News Journal, and in the process of becoming acquainted with several black citizens...

June 26th, 2020 |  


How to attract pollinators to farm

How to attract pollinators to farm

June 22-28 has been designated National Pollinator Week by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of the Interior. Farmers and gar...

June 26th, 2020 |