They touched us with kindness

They touched us with kindness

A few years after the Civil War, the Irish, Italians and Germans of Columbus, Ohio came together to build a picturesque church just west of downtown i...

May 21st, 2020 updated: May 21st, 2020. |  


Minor changes for safe, fair voting

The clock is ticking on Ohio lawmakers.Ohioans will start voting for president and other important races in less than five months under pandemic condi...

May 21st, 2020 |  


Thank you for past Wayne Twp. parades

Regretfully the 97th Wayne Township Memorial Day parade at Lees Creek and Centerville Cemetery has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The tr...

May 20th, 2020 |  



Helping Ohioans pay their rent

Helping Ohioans pay their rent

Before this crisis, a quarter of renters spent more than half of their incomes on housing, often putting them one emergency away from impossible choic...

May 19th, 2020 |  


The future is ours to create

The future is ours to create

In the mid-1980s, I attended the annual conference of the American Association of Respiratory Care in Washington, D.C. There are always numerous lectu...

May 18th, 2020 |  


Vacating its role as world leader

I am both saddened and angered as I see our country give up its position as a world leader.A country that was a major supporter of international bodie...

May 18th, 2020 |  


Thank you for being there

I am writing to publicly thank the Wilmington News Journal for continuing to publish the paper. When the virus started, I was concerned the paper woul...

May 18th, 2020 |  


Slowly but surely, planting moving forward

Slowly but surely, planting moving forward

Slowly but surely we are making some planting progress. Each day, I hear about more farmers getting some crops planted. Up to this point it has been a...

May 15th, 2020 |  


A new reality and Cedar Point

If anyone ever wondered what our community would be like if there were no Cedar Point anchoring the tourism industry, now it’s sort of like tha...

May 14th, 2020 |  


Pandemic worsens the housing crisis

When the coronavirus contagion finally eases up and fewer people are coming down with COVID-19, some of the deepest and longest-lasting scars are lik...

May 14th, 2020 |