Gratefulness in an unknown time

0
Doing the difficult thing is not a common human trait. In a world of no-fault, of a diminished sense of responsibility, of participation trophies,...

Jim McGuire: Mushrooms and social distancing

0
During these times of social distancing, skulking the nearby woodlands in search of wily morels may be the perfect outdoor endeavor.Springtime mushroomers are already...

Life’s greatest lesson

0
During my first term on the Troy City Schools Board of Education, I was asked by one the elementary principals to be a reading...

Will Donald Trump be the president in 2020?

0
By Grant GarietyAccording to Trump’s 2020 speech, in a Montoursville, Pennsylvania Rally, he said “So, do we want, keep America great or make America...

Bearing the dog days of the coronavirus

0
Two tornadoes, a pandemic and even a small hailstorm, all in the last year. I’m expecting the locusts and frogs to show up at...

Weaponize our surfaces against the next virus

0
By Matthew KandrachIn the COVID-19 era, the most mundane of activities—like going to the grocery store or gas station—can feel perilous. Every surface we...

Marijuana legalization in Ohio

0
By Anna WilloughbyWhen you turn 18 years old in Ohio, you gain several freedoms. You can now vote, move out, rent an apartment or...

How to cast your vote in Ohio’s extended primary

0
The coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic disrupted Ohio’s primary election on March 17, 2020, but absentee, mail-in voting for this election has been extended to April 28,...

Help for Ohio during an extraordinary crisis

0
Last week, I participated in a roundtable at Fecon, an agricultural equipment manufacturer in southwest Ohio. Our discussion included some of the biggest issues...

Fighting the battle is a bear

0
If you have read my musings over the years, you know that I have an ongoing battle with technology; one in which I often...