Many benefits of breastfeeding

Many benefits of breastfeeding

Breastfeeding has a multitude of benefits for mother, baby, family and even community. The benefits include physical, psychological, financial and eve...

August 10th, 2020 |  


Federal funds needed to support hydropower

With all the talk about renewable energy in America, we have heard little about one old reliable source — hydropower. Fortunately, though hydroe...

August 7th, 2020 |  


Old-fashioned fair, break on fares, no GOP money to spare

It’s hard to picture many tears being shed for elected Ohio Republicans who hitched their political wagons to Rep. Larry Householder — rem...

August 7th, 2020 |  



Teach anti-racism in schools: It’s worth it

Teach anti-racism in schools: It’s worth it

Research shows engaging directly with our country’s racist past and present helps students of all colors.Relics of America’s harrowing pas...

August 7th, 2020 |  


Celebrating farmers markets; recycle program upcoming

Celebrating farmers markets; recycle program upcoming

I’m going to start off this week with my silver lining, which is agriculture and farmers. This week we are celebrating National Farmers Market W...

August 7th, 2020 |  


Better data to fight the virus

Ohio has placed a huge amount of responsibility for keeping communities safe during this coronavirus pandemic on local authorities, particularly local...

August 6th, 2020 |  


The ‘Merk’ with a mean streak

The ‘Merk’ with a mean streak

It seems that my taste in cars dramatically changed after I sold my 1929 Pontiac, spent nearly two years in the military in Germany and returned to co...

August 6th, 2020 |  


Corrupt Republicans, naive Democrats and a company’s horrible choices

There’s plenty of blame to be cast as Ohioans begin to comprehend the scope of our state’s latest corruption scandal, which revealed an ep...

August 5th, 2020 |  


Nursing home residents must be protected

About 40 percent of the more than 146,000 Americans killed by COVID-19 have been residents of nursing homes. Somehow, despite knowing older people wit...

August 5th, 2020 |  


Supporting American PPE production

Supporting American PPE production

COVID-19 infection rates are once again rising in Ohio and around the country, yet too many of our frontline workers — including health care pro...

August 4th, 2020 |