Editorial: Let’s move on from Larry Householder

It took nearly a year, but Larry Householder is out of office.The Ohio House of Representatives on Wednesday voted 75-21 to remove the former Republic...

June 21st, 2021 |  


Editorial: Reasonable solution is available for fixing school funding. Is Ohio ready?

Ohio lawmakers are currently split between a reasonable solution to funding Ohio schools and a partisan one.Whether Ohio can yet meet the constitution...

June 17th, 2021 |  


Editorial: Lawmakers on verge of throwing Ohio’s children out with the bathwater in bad child-care proposal

Whether we will pay now or pay more later is being debated in our Statehouse.An amendment to the Senate version of Ohio’s two-year budget pushed...

June 16th, 2021 |  



Editorial: Why are the Cleveland Indians withholding their top name-change options?

The Cleveland Indians recently announced that they’d narrowed down the list of possible new team names to 1,198.What are those names? They’...

June 15th, 2021 |  


Editorial: An apology from Hudson is warranted

Last week, retired Army Lt. Col. Barnard Kemter was speaking at a Memorial Day ceremony in Hudson when he began to talk about how freed black slaves h...

June 14th, 2021 |  


In praise of the rise of seniors

What do Queen Elizabeth (95), Janet Yellen (74), our president (78) and the pope (84) have in common?How about (Ohio governor) Mike DeWine (74), Jerry...

June 11th, 2021 |  


Editorial: Extracting good ideas from proposed budget

Ohio state senate Republicans have presented their own version of the upcoming state budget, which holds some appealing details for Buckeye State res...

June 9th, 2021 |  


Editorial: No right to that gun

A headline in Saturday’s newspaper made a notable distinction: “This AK-47 not covered by the Second Amendment.”The article by Regis...

June 9th, 2021 |  


Editorial: Taking time to listen is wise move; trying to silence others is not

Recent events show how history repeats itself.As you probably have read in the Beacon Journal, a retired Army officer’s microphone was cut for t...

June 8th, 2021 |  


Editorial: Helping Ohio’s new farmers

This country, and this state, need farmers.We should do all we can to encourage those trying to become farmers — especially family farmers ̵...

June 4th, 2021 |