What would make Congress better?

What would make Congress better?

A couple of weeks ago I was speaking to a group of students and decided to start with a point-blank question: Is Congress doing a good job? There were...

May 1st, 2019 |  


Say yes … for the kids!

Next week, voters in numerous Ohio counties will render decisions on school levies that are most likely reappearing on the ballot. Such is the case at...

April 30th, 2019 |  


Gathering at the death of a goose

Gathering at the death of a goose

It was Josh who said we can usually ignore this stuff, but not when it happens at our front door.That’s where the Canada goose died Thursday eve...

April 29th, 2019 |  



Attend Carol Marak’s free Live events on Facebook @Carebuzz. Every Tuesday, 3 p.m. CST, the discussion focuses on proactive living in mid-life. (https://www.facebook.com/Carebuzz/)

This past week, I spent a lot time attending presentations and workshops at the 2019 Aging in America Conference that was held in New Orleans. I had t...

April 28th, 2019 |  


Reader congratulates airport manager

Kudos to Elton Cultice for the excellent job he has done at Grimes Field. Under his stewardship the airport has significantly increased the level of a...

April 25th, 2019 |  


Putting more money in Ohioans’ pockets

Putting more money in Ohioans’ pockets

As Ohioans filed their taxes this spring, more and more people saw President Trump’s and Congressional Republicans’ tax scam for what it r...

April 24th, 2019 |  


When should moldy food be tossed?

When should moldy food be tossed?

Question: When is it OK to consume food that mold has grown on, and when should one throw the food away? Answer: That depends, in part, on the type of...

April 23rd, 2019 |  


Urbana fire chief asks for voters’ support

First, being new to the Urbana community I want to thank everyone who has welcomed me and made me feel right at home. I’m writing to tell you ho...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Images for the heart

Recently I have altered my manner of following the news of the day on TV. Rather than listening to hours of talking heads talking, I periodically tune...

April 22nd, 2019 |  


Vote for WL-S tax renewal

Please join me in supporting the WL-S Income Tax Renewal with your Yes vote. The success of WL-S lies not just in the quality of the programs offered ...

April 22nd, 2019 |