Oh, those round milestones!

I was recently reminded of the grudging relationship I have with my birthday. As I have written more than once in this very space, I am more than happ...

June 3rd, 2019 |  


Kudos to Rep. Vitale

On Wednesday May 29, 2019, the Ohio House of Representatives passed, with bi-partisan support, the Ohio Clean Air Program - HB6. Among the several pro...

June 3rd, 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/)

A recent column addressed what voice assistants, like Alexa and Google Home, can do for you. And as promised, here’s the research on how to keep...

June 2nd, 2019 |  



Introducing next generation to manufacturing

Introducing next generation to manufacturing

This summer, for the seventh year in a row, my office is partnering with local Ohio companies and organizations to host manufacturing camps for elemen...

May 31st, 2019 |  


Examine short-term policies with care

If ever there were an award for the best “buyer beware” story, a tale detailing the pitfalls of short-term health insurance would certainl...

May 31st, 2019 |  


House Bill 6 will lower your electric bill

House Bill 6 will lower your electric bill

COLUMBUS - There’s no doubt you’ve heard a lot of discussion and arguments about what this bill actually does. As the chairman of the Hous...

May 30th, 2019 |  


Weller responds to tax levy vote, mayor’s column

Weller responds to tax levy vote, mayor’s column

As many of my fellow citizens know, the tax levy on the May 7 ballot failed. As the Urbana Wins team (Justin T. Weller for mayor, Cassie Cress and Ter...

May 29th, 2019 |  


Impoperly grilled burgers can make you sick

Impoperly grilled burgers can make you sick

Question: We plan to grill this weekend, but my husband and I can’t seem to agree on how to cook the hamburgers. I like them medium rare like a ...

May 29th, 2019 |  


Filed under Random

I keep a pile of blank paper slips handy while pursuing my daily activities of conversing with friends, watching TV, reading, working my way through p...

May 27th, 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/)

Do you have a voice assistant at home? It could be Alexa or Google home. I have two uninstalled Echo Dots and after my research, they may get unpacked...

May 26th, 2019 |