Libraries build stronger communities

Libraries build stronger communities

This week, libraries across the country have been celebrating National Library Week using the theme of “Libraries = Strong Communities.” I...

April 12th, 2019 |  


Heartbeat bill passes and only protects white babies?

Heartbeat bill passes and only protects white babies?

Yesterday was a historic day in that after almost 10 years of trying, the Ohio Heartbeat bill passed the Ohio House and Senate and is headed to Govern...

April 11th, 2019 |  


Reader questions timing of article

This letter is in response to a recent article published in the Urbana Daily Citizen. The article that was published on the front page referenced the ...

April 11th, 2019 |  



Cracking down on fentanyl

Cracking down on fentanyl

There’s not a community in Ohio that hasn’t been touched by the opioid crisis, and law enforcement is on the front lines.Because of the ma...

April 9th, 2019 |  


Once, the Newest and the Latest

Nowadays it seems there are more new products available each year than ever before in my life. In fact, quite often I feel overwhelmed by cutting edge...

April 9th, 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/)

We’ve all read that the aging boomers want to stay at home as long as possible, and that stills hold true. However, LeadingAge, a non-profit glo...

April 7th, 2019 |  


Drug company payments to doctors may influence prescription choices

Recently Peggy, an Indiana woman and reader of this column, sent me a lengthy email about her 94-year-old mother who is rapidly spending down her mini...

April 7th, 2019 |  


New tool offers chefs guidance on food safety

New tool offers chefs guidance on food safety

Question: As a food blogger, I’ve written my own recipes before, but I’m wondering how I can incorporate the most updated food safety info...

April 3rd, 2019 |  


Organization offers help for drug abuse

Narconon encourages families to stay educated on the signs and dangers of drug abuse. Methamphetamines and opioids are on the rise in both rural and c...

April 3rd, 2019 |  


The JOBS act will help connect Ohioans to good-paying jobs

The JOBS act will help connect Ohioans to good-paying jobs

With the help of new pro-growth policies like tax reform and regulatory relief, the economy is growing and many businesses across the state are expand...

April 2nd, 2019 |