Why I support Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation

Why I support Neil Gorsuch’s confirmation

In 2006, Republicans and Democrats alike came together to unanimously confirm a bright young lawyer named Neil Gorsuch as a federal appeals court judg...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Our health is too important for political football

Our health is too important for political football

In illustrating his ignorance, President Donald Trump asked the question, “Who knew health care could be so complicated?”I have two respon...

March 29th, 2017 |  


Eastwood cut would hurt children

To the editor:Eastwood School used to have two full time Title 1 reading teachers in addition to the four classroom teachers for each grade level. Som...

March 28th, 2017 |  


Help preserve Rt. 58 windmill

To the editor:I am an Oberlin resident who is interested in keeping our wonderful landmarks. The windmill on Rt. 58 is in need of renovation and maint...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Thank you to petition-signers

To the editor:On behalf of committee members and others who gathered signatures on the two petitions that together will give Oberlin voters a choice t...

March 27th, 2017 |  


Rescuing Herbie, remembering Luke

Rescuing Herbie, remembering Luke

There was that big old hole in my heart, then along came Herbie.No one can ever replace my dear Luke, my boy, my sweet dog who we lost so suddenly las...

March 24th, 2017 |  


Warning: Your privacy is at stake

Maybe your microwave isn’t spying on you. Perhaps your toaster isn’t plotting nefarious acts.But don’t take off the tin-foil hat jus...

March 23rd, 2017 |  


Some advice on nice, thick stews

Some advice on nice, thick stews

I went to a senior citizens’ luncheon recently at Bethany Lutheran church. The church ladies served a delicious, creamy bratwurst stew.I asked f...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Don’t let AmeriCorps be defunded

To the editor:Oberlin has a certain reputation because of the college, but we know it’s also a town where people just happen to live. People rai...

March 22nd, 2017 |  


Fascist states and Trump’s America: the parallels

Fascist states and Trump’s America: the parallels

Professor Annemarie Sammartino of the Oberlin College history department gave a wonderfully organized and lucid lecture at Kendal at Oberlin on the af...

March 22nd, 2017 |