To the Editor:
Apparently, Max Current never got the memo.In his two-plus decades of coaching, no one ever told the current Miami East football coach that sports writers and coaches are supposed to be mortal enemies.
Oct. 22, The Gleaner, Henderson, Kentucky, on money for Ebola:
In gratitude for their courage and sacrifice for our nation, my office helps U.S. veterans access their medical and disability benefits and the overdue or replacement medals that they have earned for their military service.
Oct. 15, New York Times on deadly alliances against Muslims:
To the Editor:I am writing today because I am disgusted by the attack ads against Ohio Senator Bill Beagle, who is one of the hardest working legislators I have ever known. Also one of the...
I'm usually not much of a conspiracy guy. I think it's interesting to read about how everyone except for my parents was involved in JFK's assassination or how the Illuminati or the Masons or the third graders at Heywood are taking...
By Holly McElwee
Oct. 14, The Herald, Rock Hill, South Carolina, on stopping Ebola in West Africa:
Don't you love watching those home improvement and makeover shows on HGTV, Discovery Channel and the like? They're encouraging greater numbers of homeowners to plan and tackle their own Do It Yourself projects. As a matter of fact, the...
“Could you please help me find some sheets?” I was surprised when an elderly man asked me for assistance while I was shopping. Instantly, I realized that the eighty-something senior had mistaken me for a store clerk.
Since the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year, several elementary teachers have asked me why so many of today's kids come to school with anxiety issues. That's a good question, one that I think goes to the heart of contemporary American...
I think I can keep a pretty straight poker face so I put it to good use last weekend.Friday and Saturday evenings, my mother and I were spectators at both Waynesfield and Eldora dirt race tracks.
The Tribune, Seymour, Ind., Oct. 8
When I travel across Ohio, I hear from business owners who have successfully expanded their companies, created jobs, and sold their products in foreign markets. In 2013, Ohio exports totaled a record-breaking $50.8 billion. To quantify that, every $1...
In 1970, Congress passed the federal Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act, which came to be called the RICO Act. The purpose of the act was to “seek the eradication of organized crime in the United States by strengthening the legal...
Oct. 13, The Augusta (Georgia) Chronicle on NCAA being heavy handed:Who owns your name, your likeness, your image and your signature?In other words, who owns you?
Somewhere along the way, my kids grew up — and I missed it.
Back when I was in parenting class my junior year of high school, my teacher made a comment about the babies of the family who have a significant age gap between themselves and their siblings. The short 'n sweet version is that the youngest...
The New Haven (Conn.) Register, Oct. 5, 2014Put down those Gummi Bears, spit out that soda and forget about the Ben & Jerry's — the feds don't like you eating that kind of stuff.
Hearing directly from veterans in our own region on the veterans' benefit claims backlog is what led to my pressing the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) for answers and accountability years ago. Our veterans deserve nothing less.
Dr. Coleman memories To the editor:
For me, trying to see the bright side of things is kind of hard at 6 a.m. in the morning.Not too many people see me before the break of dawn and I try to keep it that way.
For years now, my family has been pushing me to bring a mangy, flea-bitten, partially housebroken mongrel into our house.I hate to tell them, but all of those qualities fit my job description around the house.
In terms of the order of the universe, 40 years is a mere blip on the cosmic clock. For us mere mortals, though, it can be a long time.
Bullying is a form of aggression used to gain power and targeting peers. When it's based on ethnic differences it is another misuse of power. Biracial and multiracial youth are more likely to be bullied than youth who identify with a single...
To the Editor:
Contrary to the accusation I've heard more than once in my life about being self-absorbed or a narcissist, I don't find myself to be a completely special or unique person. In my own right? Absolutely. But in the grand scheme of things, on...
To the Editor:
In Ohio, and across the United States, manufacturing is helping to lead our economic recovery. Manufacturing has a larger multiplier effect than any other industry. For every $1.00 spent in manufacturing, another $1.48 is added to the economy. Ohio...
It finally feels as though autumn is upon us this week in Miami County.I prefer to use “autumn” rather than its short, lazy cousin “fall.” It sounds more refined.
Hello to all of you!What a perfect day we are having! The weather couldn't be nicer, even if it would try to improve! I'm nestled in a chair on our new deck enjoying the birds songs and other sounds of nature.
My son is a bright, vibrant soul who seemingly always has a smile plastered across his face, laughs nearly every minute of the day and never appears to have a bad day.
When I was a senior in high school, I had a difficult time choosing a major in college. I was debating over studying literature, education, or being a secretary. Little did I know that I would spend the full first year taking general courses anyway,...
If someone asked you to name a career that was innovative and challenging, in a precise and highly advanced field, what industry comes to mind?If you answered manufacturing, you'd be right.
Even if climate science is complicated, author Naomi Klein wants you to know that finding a solution to global warming is easy.
Anti-climate-change marchers took to the streets of Manhattan, N.Y., in the hundreds of thousands over the weekend to demand international action to fight global warming.
MOONS AND SEASONSLast week's full moon rolled across the heavens like a glowing sorcerer's oracle. And in several ways was a celestial crystal ball foretelling of change.
I'm an animal lover from a family of animal lovers who has grown up with cats and dogs. My college roommate Makenzie is also an animal lover coming from a family of them. When she shared at the end of our junior year that her biology professor...
If you look at America's economy, it's flat – it hasn't been growing as it should.
The financial crisis devastated homeowners and investors in Ohio and across the country. In the years since, we've made great progress but we know that the economy cannot fully recover until the housing market does.