Helping veterans exposed to toxic burn pits

Helping veterans exposed to toxic burn pits

On Memorial Day, we honored the servicemembers who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. All our servicemembers and veterans have put their liv...

June 1st, 2020 |  


Champaign County Board of DD — always essential

Champaign County Board of DD — always essential

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is one in a series of outreach columns from the Champaign County Board of Developmental Disabilities.Things sure look differ...

May 28th, 2020 updated: May 29th, 2020. |  


Think food safety after flood or power outage

Think food safety after flood or power outage

QUESTION: My home was flooded, impacting food I had stored in cabinets, my pantry, and my fridge. As my home dries out, what do I do with the food?ANS...

May 28th, 2020 |  



To the Class of 2020

Dear Class of 2020,Although my own senior prom and commencement exercises took place in the Graham High School gymnasium more than fifty years ago, I ...

May 26th, 2020 |  


A message to Ohio’s 2020 graduates

A message to Ohio’s 2020 graduates

At this time of year, thousands of Ohio students would normally be walking across stages in auditoriums, gyms and arenas to proudly accept their high ...

May 25th, 2020 |  


Protecting workers on the job

Protecting workers on the job

It’s clear that Ohio workers are the heroes of this pandemic.At a time when we’re demanding more from them than ever before, you would thi...

May 25th, 2020 |  


Friends, community provide needed support

Experts in the longevity field tell us that living alone doesn’t support optimal health. If we’re smart, the experts say, we will find lik...

May 24th, 2020 |  


Info on nursing home safety should be transparent

The headlines have been grim. Seventeen bodies piled up in the morgue at a New Jersey nursing home. Fifty-five residents dead in Brooklyn, N.Y. In one...

May 23rd, 2020 |  


Reader: Coronavirus could surface here dramatically

The most recent Urbana City Council meeting Mayor Bean announced the cancellation of the fireworks and the popular chili cook-off. These are not easy ...

May 22nd, 2020 |  


Is meat safe during COVID-19 pandemic?

Is meat safe during COVID-19 pandemic?

QUESTION: Is it safe to eat food or meat if it has been handled by someone who has COVID-19?ANSWER: According to food safety and meat science experts,...

May 20th, 2020 |