September is National Preparedness Month


September is National Preparedness Month, and Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is taking advantage of the opportunity to ask residents to “Prepare to protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love.” FEMA, the Ohio EMA and ReadyOhio are asking families to work toward weekly ...

Not a big fan of U.S. Rep. Johnson

Letters To The Editor

To the editor: During his so-called “telephone town hall” on Tuesday, September 7, Rep. Bill Johnson lied profusely and engaged in his customary fear-mongering. Unfortunately, I didn’t get to listen to the whole meeting because I had a conflicting appointment and had to leave the call ...

It’s Pumpkin Patch Time

Local Columns

You know inflation is affecting the price of everything in America today when it reaches all the way down the economic ladder to impact Worshrag’s Pumpkin Patch. “I think we need to raise the price of pumpkins this year,” I told Honey, and she agreed. So did Miss T and Seed, parents ...

Our veterans deserve all care that is needed


Imagine being the bureaucrats running the federal agency in charge of ensuring the nation does right by those who were willing to fight for this country, and needing to be told to “quickly develop a comprehensive plan to connect Afghanistan and Global War on Terrorism veterans to VA benefits ...

Women remain affected by economic challenges


While the United States continues to fight surges in COVID, businesses struggling and unemployment all at the same time, a reminder has popped up that we as a country still are not doing right by a subsets of citizens — and particularly women within that group. A study from Policy Matters ...

U.S. needs energy reliability and affordability, not outages

Local Columns

Americans have been hoping for economic recovery and a return to normalcy. Instead, they’re experiencing ongoing pandemic concerns and the ravages of wildfires and hurricanes. And adding to their woes, they’re now increasingly worried that the electricity grid on which they depend could ...