A big trial for a little county: Part 2

A big trial for a little county: Part 2

Editor’s Note: This is Part 2 of a 2-part series on the 1922 Clinton County murder trial of Thomas Oliver Vandevort.Many more witnesses were cal...

September 29th, 2021 |  


A big trial for a little county: Part 1

A big trial for a little county: Part 1

Editor’s Note: This is Part 1 of a 2-part series.In November 1921, Clinton County was very much abuzz, with the talk of murder.As to all things,...

September 28th, 2021 |  


Editorial: Ohio’s opioid crisis is a local crisis

A recent editorial by the Toledo Blade:The opioid crisis, which continues to hammer Ohio particularly hard, has always been a personal crisis and a co...

September 28th, 2021 |  



Oh, please. Don’t be so childish.

Oh, please. Don’t be so childish.

It probably started while I was attending middle school. That was when we were expected to outgrow the childish behaviors that were acceptable in elem...

September 27th, 2021 |  


Editorial: Tax-list bill would limit transparency

A recent editorial by the Youngstown Vindicator:The majority of property owners … in Ohio responsibly pay their property taxes on time.Unfortuna...

September 27th, 2021 updated: September 27th, 2021. |  


News Journal’s Letter to the Editor policies for Nov. 2 election

News Journal’s Letter to the Editor policies for Nov. 2 election

The News Journal deadline to receive Letters to the Editor pertaining to the Tuesday, November 2 election is noon Friday, October 22. Please email let...

September 24th, 2021 |  


Preparing for next health emergency

Preparing for next health emergency

The pandemic has revealed gaping holes and vulnerabilities in our supply chains – perhaps none more critical than our medical supply chain.Right...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Editorial: In voting for admittedly flawed maps, DeWine and LaRose abrogated their duty to Ohioans

A recent editorial by the Cleveland Plain Dealer:What were Gov. Mike DeWine and Secretary of State Frank LaRose thinking in voting for what they both ...

September 22nd, 2021 |  


Invisible enemy in our midst

Invisible enemy in our midst

Prior to starting to medical school, I recall reading the phase, “May you be born during interesting times.”Like the vast majority of you ...

September 21st, 2021 |  


Editorial: Report finds STRS didn’t check its math

A recent editorial by the Toledo Blade:“Surprise, surprise, surprise,” as TV character Gomer Pyle used to say.That’s the only possib...

September 21st, 2021 |