On health care, Jordan doesn’t represent us

To the editor:Is Rep. Jim Jordan listening to people or corporations?I am curious as to how many constituents of Jim Jordan’s gerrymandered Dist...

April 21st, 2017 |  


How should we feel when evil men die?

How should we feel when evil men die?

Robert Seman Jr., with his hands shackled, jumped to his death from the fourth floor of the Mahoning County courthouse.The suicide came April 10 as Se...

April 21st, 2017 |  


The best ideas come from Ohio

The best ideas come from Ohio

One of my most important jobs as your senator is listening to the Ohioans I represent.I’ve spent the past several weeks hosting round tables acr...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Helping homeless kids find shelter

Helping homeless kids find shelter

Homelessness is dangerous, especially for kids.They are more vulnerable to become victims of crime, they’re more vulnerable to disease, and they...

April 21st, 2017 |  


Students are the victims; too bad

It seems if you want something in Washington to disappear these days, all it takes is finding a way to attach it to former President Barack Obama.Alth...

April 19th, 2017 |  


Quakers support climate efforts

Quakers support climate efforts

To the editor:Consider the 1960s image of Earth as seen from a spacecraft near the moon. Earth is tiny, rising into the light of the sun — a bea...

April 18th, 2017 |  


Green home is significant accomplishment

To the editor:I was delighted to see “Family cuts ribbon on refurbished green home” on the front page of the April13 Oberlin News-Tribune....

April 17th, 2017 |  


Naturalized yards reduce carbon footprint

To the editor:As a member of a community, respect others before using toxic herbicides and insecticides as spring brings life to full bloom. Visit the...

April 17th, 2017 |  


Watch the wicked webs be woven

Watch the wicked webs be woven

My mother used to love to say, “Oh, what a tangled web we weave when we set about to deceive.”Actually, it’s a lesson I learned earl...

April 17th, 2017 |  


‘Fake news’ is fake news

‘Fake news’ is fake news

President Donald Trump has been running around like a four-year-old, screaming “fake news” every time a newspaper or news organization run...

April 14th, 2017 |