Thanks for making program a success

To the Editor:The Summer Lunch Buddies program at the Troy Rec has completed another year it was a great success. This program pairs elementary studen...

July 31st, 2015 |  


A doughnut isn’t a nutritional meal

A doughnut isn’t a nutritional meal

“Could you please give me a dollar, so I could get something to eat?” I was in a Miami County restaurant parking lot one evening last summ...

July 31st, 2015 |  


Is rural America hazardous to your health?

By Jon BaileyContributing Columnistjonmbailey1@gmail.comThis article was contributed by Jon M. Bailey, former Rural Policy Program Director at the Cen...

July 31st, 2015 |  



Medicare turns 50

Medicare turns 50

Fifty years ago this week, aging in America was forever changed for the better.At the Truman Library in Independence, Mo., President Lyndon B. Johnson...

July 31st, 2015 |  


It’s a zoo out there

It’s a zoo out there

This summer sure hasn’t disappointed this news junkie in the realm of world-wide wacky news.It always seems that when the temperature rises, the...

July 31st, 2015 updated: July 31st, 2015. |  


Reader understands Dunn’s frustrations

To the Editor:After reading Tom Dunn’s essay in “The View” from Monday, July 27, 2015, I feel compelled to comment on the frustratio...

July 29th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  


Jack’s very own heart attack diet

Jack’s very own heart attack diet

If you think this is about how you can deep-fry yourself into the emergency room with a heart attack, it is not. Would I do that to you? No way. This ...

July 29th, 2015 |  


The endless days of summer … have ended

The endless days of summer … have ended

The very notion of an “Endless Summer” — long days filled with barbecues, swimming pools and little league baseball games — ha...

July 29th, 2015 |  


The endless days of summer … have ended

The endless days of summer … have ended

The very notion of an “Endless Summer” — long days filled with barbecues, swimming pools and little league baseball games — ha...

July 29th, 2015 updated: July 29th, 2015. |  


Back-to-school sales tax holiday helpful

Back-to-school sales tax holiday helpful

By State Senator Bill BeagleGuest columnistIn our household the back-to-school season brings with it many emotions, excitement, stress, busyness, exha...

July 29th, 2015 |