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Editorial

Help is available for local Domestic Violence victims

You may have seen the purple signs cropping up around the area announcing that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, with a phone number that people can call if they are a victim or know someone who is. That there even is a Domestic Violence Awareness Month is a sign of progress. ...

Learn what the sounds of fire safety really are

Sunday wrapped up National Fire Prevention Week, and in observing the occasion, Ohio’s state Fire Marshal Kevin Reardon suggested we should all “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety.” One could be forgiven for asking what fire safety sounds like, but Reardon makes a good point. “It’s ...

Enough with the luring of a small number to get vaccines

Instead of using the state’s COVID-19 relief funds to educate the public about ways to stay safe from COVID-19 or to provide relief from COVID-19, our governor once again is insisting on using the funds to benefit a minimal number of Ohioans in hopes of luring them into getting vaccinated. ...

Avoid the temptation of elderspeak

Thanks to breakthroughs in medicine and nutrition in recent years, we are living longer than ever before. But this increase in life expectancy also brings an increase in the number of diseases, injuries and impairments that affect older adults. With this in mind, we at the local Visiting Angels ...

Observing National Newspaper Week

This is a special week for those of us in the print industry. It is National Newspaper Week. Sponsored by the Newspaper Association Managers, it’s a week that has been set aside for the past 81 years to recognize the service of newspapers and their employees and what they mean to the ...

Observing National Newspaper Week

This is a special week for those of us in the print industry. It is National Newspaper Week. Sponsored by the Newspaper Association Managers, it’s a week that has been set aside for the past 81 years to recognize the service of newspapers and their employees and what they mean to the ...