Reader: Coronavirus could surface here dramatically

The most recent Urbana City Council meeting Mayor Bean announced the cancellation of the fireworks and the popular chili cook-off. These are not easy ...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


Reader: Vitale’s conspiracy theories unnecessary

Wow, a rebuttal from David George — never saw that coming.Here’s the thing, Mr. George: No.According to The Columbus Jewish News, The Clev...

May 13th, 2020 |  


Right to Life group defends Vitale

Robert Puglia’s attack on Rep. Nino Vitale (Urbana Daily Citizen, May 8, p. 3) is lacking in accuracy and sympathy. The dictionary defines a ...

May 11th, 2020 |  



Reader: Vitale’s use of word “globalist” is code

Ohio Representative and likeness of god Nino Vitale disagrees with Gov. DeWine’s management of an unprecedented public health crisis. The Govern...

May 7th, 2020 |  


In Urbana University, we grieve a communal loss

With the closing of Urbana University, I am deeply saddened and quite honestly, disappointed. Saddened because of all that UU has done for me, my fami...

April 30th, 2020 |  


Is UU’s closure really a surprise?

There’s been much discussion about Urbana University’s decision to permanently close at the end of the spring semester. Obviously, this is...

April 27th, 2020 |  


Franklin gave struggling Urbana University 6 more years

Heartbroken, heartbroken, heartbroken.The feeling I and many others in Urbana have about the closing of UU. The university served the area for 170 yea...

April 24th, 2020 |  


Mercy thanks community for pandemic assistance

It is our honor to care for you and your loved ones at all times. Patient safety is always our priority and we are working very hard to ensure the saf...

April 21st, 2020 |  


Time for Ohio to reset COVID-19 action plan

Ohio has done too good of a job slowing the spread of COVID-19.The primary goal of “flattening the curve” was to reduce the burden on the ...

April 17th, 2020 |  


Thoughts about a post-pandemic future

I thought of the Stillwater River that defined the south and west border of Joyland Farm in Miami County where I moved after a tornado devastated our ...

April 15th, 2020 |