Still celebrating after all these years

For 244 years now, we have been celebrating a brash idea committed to paper in Philadelphia and signed by 56 Founding Fathers, more than half of whom ...

June 30th, 2020 |  


Respond to the 2020 Census

Respond to the 2020 Census

The 2020 census is underway and our efforts to count every single Ohioan will not stop because of the pandemic. Ohioans can respond to the census safe...

June 30th, 2020 |  


Salad recall prompts questions of parasite

Salad recall prompts questions of parasite

QUESTION: I read something about a salad recall due to cyclospora, but I’ve not really heard about cyclospora before – what is it? ANSWER:...

June 29th, 2020 |  



Sheriff’s sale purchase a boondoggle

I bought a house at sheriff’s auction. Big mistake! No, I’m not talking about the condition of the house, all the work cleaning it up or t...

June 29th, 2020 |  


Once something is bearable, debate is over

This is a quote from Dan Hodges, a British political commentator: “In retrospect, Sandy Hook marked the end of the U.S. gun control debate. Once...

June 29th, 2020 |  


Three concerns about Urbana Solar

This letter is in response to the June 24 article about the Urbana Solar Project.Three things struck me as I read the article.First - Again, no local ...

June 25th, 2020 |  


Numbers, numbers everywhere …

In recent months there has been no escape from the numbers representing the toll taken on life and lives by the pandemic: those facts and figures regu...

June 23rd, 2020 |  


Managing stress during tough times

If you’re feeling anxious and stressed over the recent adversity and hard times, I feel you. Thousands of Americans are in the same boat. You ar...

June 21st, 2020 |  


COVID-19 is boosting Vitamin D sales

COVID-19 is boosting Vitamin D sales

QUESTION: My wife heard that vitamin D can help with symptoms of COVID-19. Is that true? ANSWER: Your question is on the minds of many consumers, as m...

June 18th, 2020 |  


Back when summer was young

After an entire spring of learning packets and virtual Zoom lessons at home, I wonder if kids have noticed much difference now that summer vacation ha...

June 16th, 2020 |