‘Tis the season to be giving

‘Tis the season to be giving

Well, friends, we have made it. We are right in the thick of the upcoming holiday season as we have turned the calendar over to November. The baseball...

November 2nd, 2017 |  


Protecting seniors from rising healthcare costs

Protecting seniors from rising healthcare costs

Ohio seniors’ medical costs are too high – and unless Congress acts now, they’ll face a tax hike next year on top of that.Even with ...

November 1st, 2017 |  


The worst debate, and candy, in the world

The worst debate, and candy, in the world

If there’s one thing the past 18 months have taught me, it’s never to get into a political debate on social media.No matter how compelling...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Voting matters — and not just every four years

Voting matters — and not just every four years

At some point along the way, our democratic right to have our voices heard became kind of like figure skating or gymnastics … something the majo...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Editorial roundup

The Blade, Oct. 29Two members of the Ohio House of Representatives — Teresa Fedor (D-Toledo) and Bernadine Kennedy-Kent (D- Columbus) — ha...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Reopening wounds can help to heal

Reopening wounds can help to heal

“It’s not forgetting that heals. It’s remembering,” according to Johnny in East Tennessean Amy Greene’s first novel, ...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Who owns our politicians?

To the Editor:Millions of TV viewers (60 Minutes Sunday) learned of a successful attempt by the drug industry to weaken federal regulations just as th...

November 1st, 2017 |  


Former educator, coach supports school levy

To the Editor:I am writing in regard to the bond issue for the Troy City School District. As a parent and former educator, nothing is more important t...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Is someone finally listening?

Is someone finally listening?

In the world of education, the phrase “unfunded mandates” has become a common term that has a very negative connotation. What it means, qu...

October 31st, 2017 |  


Editorial roundup

The Akron Beacon Journal, Oct. 29The country doesn’t need a tax cut. The economy expanded by 3 percent in the most recent quarter. Corporate ear...

October 31st, 2017 |