Stay away from the tracks

… Last year alone, 21 pedestrians were killed by trains in Ohio.Monday, a Marietta man taking a lunch break as part of a county work crew in Oak...

June 12th, 2019 |  


Notifying parents when kids pulled over

Michigan sheriffs have a program in place to tell parents, by text or email, when their children under age 21 are pulled over in a traffic stop by the...

June 12th, 2019 |  


A step backward for Ohio?

Backers of a bill that would bail out Ohio’s two nuclear power plants claim it is the comprehensive energy policy our state needs to move toward...

May 10th, 2019 |  



HB 154 needs to right wrongs

A bill to abolish state control of academically struggling school districts, including Lorain City Schools, passed in the Ohio legislature May 1, must...

May 8th, 2019 |  


Motorists at dangerous speeds

The callous disregard that many drivers have for speed limits was vividly illustrated recently when the Ohio State Highway Patrol conducted enforcemen...

May 3rd, 2019 |  


Report advances understanding

What happened, exactly? That has been the question needing an answer at least since American intelligence agencies reported the Russian intervention i...

April 26th, 2019 |  


When drinking water and manure runoff mix

The Columbus Dispatch recently reported, citing a study by two environmental groups, that at least half the manure in the Maumee River’s watersh...

April 26th, 2019 |  


AG’s conduct was honorable

The outrage, from certain quarters, directed at Attorney General William Barr following his Thursday press conference is as clear a case of “kil...

April 24th, 2019 |  


Dealing with rising homelessness

Sadly, a recent front page headline in The Dispatch was not surprising, which makes it all the more a shame: “Local homelessness on rise.”...

January 4th, 2019 |  


Debate is healthy, and we need it

The progressive mob is on the march, again. Its goal is almost always to shut down conflicting speech by decrying any dissenter as a racist or misogyn...

December 28th, 2018 |