Peaches recalled due to salmonella

Peaches recalled due to salmonella

QUESTION: Last week it was onions, and now this week peaches have been recalled due to salmonella. What is salmonella, and how do fruits and vegetable...

August 31st, 2020 |  


180,000 dead from the virus

At this time we have 180,000 people dead from the virus. Unemployment is at an all-time high. There are many businesses closed down. There is rioting ...

August 28th, 2020 |  


The Restore Our Parks Act will preserve Ohio’s treasures

The Restore Our Parks Act will preserve Ohio’s treasures

Earlier this month marked a momentous breakthrough in our efforts to safeguard our public lands when President Trump signed into law my Restore Our Pa...

August 28th, 2020 |  



Morality is not situational

Why are racists insulted when they appear to be what they are? If you believe racism is a good thing, what’s the problem? If it is a bad thing, ...

August 28th, 2020 |  


About voting by mail …

In the Boomer Blog of August 26, 2020, there is a discussion about voting, ballots and voter suppression. Since there are two methods currently being ...

August 27th, 2020 |  


Brought to You by the Letter B

The letter B has been bobbing around me for the past ten days or so. In fact, it really all began with the Sesame-Street-worthy activity of a child...

August 25th, 2020 |  


Ebert family asks for birthday honks

Local resident Janet Ebert is turning 85 on Saturday, Aug. 29. Due to the pandemic, we are unable to hold the party we wanted, so instead we’re ...

August 19th, 2020 |  


Visit local farms to learn about cover crops

Visit local farms to learn about cover crops

Local farmers invite you out to their farms for a Drive-It-Yourself tour of fields with growing cover crops. These three farms are located in Northern...

August 19th, 2020 |  


The choices we make

Determined to learn to read my library books all by myself, on the Tuesday after Labor Day in 1954 I entered Ann Pratt’s first-grade classroom. ...

August 18th, 2020 |  


Which onions were recalled?

Which onions were recalled?

QUESTION: How do I know if the onions or other food products in my pantry or fridge are part of a recall I just heard about?ANSWER: There are currentl...

August 17th, 2020 |