Volunteers help serve over 450 meals on Thanksgiving Day

On behalf of our staff, the Caring Kitchen Board of Directors and myself, I wish to extend our deepest gratitude to you for volunteering at the Caring...

December 1st, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog: Gather round for fun and games

Quite often when I was little, on the breakfast table I would find intriguing scraps of paper bearing two columns of numbers, which turned out to be s...

November 29th, 2015 |  


Associated Press reporting must outgrow its bias

The Associated Press (AP) report (Urbana Daily Citizen, Nov. 19) on the abortion conditions in the 2013 Ohio Budget Bill shows the usual sleight of ha...

November 22nd, 2015 |  



Boomer Blog – Remembering Paris…

As I watched the frightening events unfold in Paris two weekends ago, my mind became a tumble of recollected experiences. From a couple of trips to th...

November 22nd, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog – The treasure of simple pleasures

I often see Facebook pictures showing smiles of pure joy on the faces of my great-nieces/nephews and everybody’s grandchildren. There is somethi...

November 15th, 2015 |  


Community cooperation at its best

Community cooperation at its best

Well, at Fido’s Field, Urbana’s dog park, the hydrant project is now completed. I just wanted to thank all that contributed to this. Chief...

November 9th, 2015 |  


Boomer Blog – Hunting for home

On Halloween weekend as I settled down to knit children’s hats for donation, I was not interested in the scary movies or football on the televis...

November 8th, 2015 |  


Community pulls together for Mechanicsburg

Thank you to the community of Mechanicsburg and to all the many volunteers that devoted so much time to make our goal a reality; passing Mechanicsburg...

November 6th, 2015 |  


Issue 3 attempted to abuse amendment process

The election is over. The voters said “no” to using the Ohio constitution to establish a monopoly for marijuana growers. Thank goodness Oh...

November 5th, 2015 |  


Editorial: Devil in the details when it comes to Issue 3

Editorial: Devil in the details when it comes to Issue 3

Voters need to be aware of what’s wrapped inside the package known as Issue 3. You don’t have to scratch the surface too hard to find prob...

November 1st, 2015 |