A room was a room is a room

When political news threatens to overwhelm - a daily occurrence of late - I soothe my frayed nerves with episodes of House Hunters on HGTV. I can coun...

November 11th, 2019 |  


Get prepared for winter’s hazards

As we age, cold weather can be extremely dangerous. Plummeting temperatures can lead to icy sidewalks, hypothermia and other serious injuries.The frig...

November 10th, 2019 |  


Open letter of thanks to the people of Mechanicsburg

To my most loyal customers, I cannot thank you enough for all of the support and trust that you have given me over the past 35 years of owning The Vil...

November 7th, 2019 |  



$4.50 a day for healthy foods?

$4.50 a day for healthy foods?

QUESTION: I want to get a head start on my New Year’s resolution to make healthier food choices, but I really don’t have a lot of money to...

November 6th, 2019 |  


Urbana needs more than a campaign slogan

In “Serious Problems Facing Urbana” (Urbana Daily Citizen, Nov. 2, Supplement), we find no comparison with Springfield — our nearest...

November 5th, 2019 |  


Erasers, hearts – and a patchwork elephant

A few days ago, the television was blah-blah-blahing in the background when a single sentence broke free: “Each of us is born with beauty in min...

November 4th, 2019 |  


What seniors want from healthcare professionals

As seniors grow older, they need education on specific topics like how to manage chronic conditions, how to find support, and guidance from health car...

November 3rd, 2019 |  


Proud to be from Urbana, Ohio

Sharon Annabelle “Belle” Beaty’s funeral and celebration of life was held Friday, Oct. 25 at 1:30 p.m. At the close of the service o...

October 30th, 2019 |  


Editorial: Huffman anti-SLAPP bill would be victory for free speech

Thirty-six states have anti-SLAPP laws. Ohio needs to make it 37.A big step has been taken in that direction with the introduction of the Ohio Citizen...

October 29th, 2019 |  


Writing about Women this Week

Because several of the latest additions to my idea notebook pertained to members of the female gender, I determined to write about women this week.I h...

October 28th, 2019 |