School choice matters for Ohio’s families

School choice matters for Ohio’s families

When it comes to K-12 education, America’s parents want more choices.In fact, almost two thirds of parents — 64 percent — say they w...

January 23rd, 2016 |  


Teamwork and hot chocolate

Teamwork and hot chocolate

Hello, Friends,My fingers were stiff with the chilly January weather as I pinned the last pair of homemade pants onto the washline before hurrying bac...

January 23rd, 2016 |  


Some Boomers face retirement challenges

Some Boomers face retirement challenges

It’s difficult to believe that TV host Pat Sajak, and actresses Suzanne Somers and Diane Keaton will celebrate their 70th birthdays in 2016. The...

January 23rd, 2016 |  



Thanks for doing your job so well

To the Editor:Did I mention that I have been told that I am profoundly deaf? It’s 6 a.m. and my smoke/CO detector in my bedroom is relentlessly ...

January 22nd, 2016 |  


Success is more than a medal

Success is more than a medal

Last fall I volunteered to coach a First LEGO League robotics team through Troy’s very own WACO Historical Society’s learning center.Throu...

January 22nd, 2016 updated: January 22nd, 2016. |  


I don’t need someone else to tell me how great Troy is

I don’t need someone else to tell me how great Troy is

In one of my favorite “Brady Bunch” episodes (Season 2, Episode 21, “The Winner”), Bobby Brady — the youngest of the mal...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Humble Pie has many recipes

Humble Pie has many recipes

By Justin CobyContributing columnistHumble Pie is a bitter-tasting dish. No matter how it’s served. We’ve all been forced to strap on the ...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Editorial roundup

The Columbus Dispatch, Jan. 18For much of the six years since it went into effect, the debate over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has ...

January 20th, 2016 |  


Bill will bring hardship to vets, families

To the Editor:Most members of Congress never miss a chance to publicly praise the brave men and women who serve in or are veterans of our nation’...

January 18th, 2016 |  


Now is not time to pull rug out

Now is not time to pull rug out

Last week we received confirmation of what so many of us in Ohio have known all along: that you should never bet against the American auto industry.Am...

January 18th, 2016 |