Ensuring students can learn safely and effectively

Ensuring students can learn safely and effectively

With the new school year set to begin for many Ohio students, we need to ensure that our communities have the support and resources they need for our ...

August 10th, 2020 |  


Options needed to pay for long-term care

Are you looking for ways to pay for long-term care? The national average cost per month for senior housing starts at $4,000. At home personal care cos...

August 7th, 2020 |  


Chamber: Support small and local businesses

Chamber: Support small and local businesses

Local and small businesses are integral to the fabric and character of our communities in Champaign County. The small businesses here are not immune t...

August 6th, 2020 |  



Supporting American PPE Production

Supporting American PPE Production

COVID-19 infection rates are once again rising in Ohio and around the country, yet too many of our frontline workers – including health care pro...

August 5th, 2020 |  


CFAES center offers food safety resources, info

CFAES center offers food safety resources, info

QUESTION: Is there a local source that I can use to find information and resources on food recalls? ANSWER: While there are several online sources of ...

August 4th, 2020 |  


A hundred years of birthdays

My dad was born on August 8, 1920, which means he would have celebrated his 100th birthday this coming Saturday. To us kids, August 8th always meant a...

August 4th, 2020 |  


Declaring racism a public health crisis

Declaring racism a public health crisis

Cities and counties around Ohio have led the country in declaring racism a public health crisis.The first step to solving a problem is recognizing its...

August 4th, 2020 |  


Meat thermometer ensures safe grilling

Meat thermometer ensures safe grilling

QUESTION: Why should I use a meat thermometer while barbecuing steak on the grill? Can’t you just look at the steak to determine if it’s d...

July 28th, 2020 |  


The odd, the sad, and the lovely

After six years of sharing my articles, I still jot facts and quotations and observations on sticky notes for further consideration. This week as I si...

July 28th, 2020 |  


We must keep working to fight addiction

We must keep working to fight addiction

For more than 25 years, I’ve worked to address the drug addiction epidemic that has affected so many lives across Ohio. Over the last several ye...

July 23rd, 2020 |