Trump budget is ‘incredible cruel’

To the editor:I spoke with Rep. Jim Jordan’s office on Thursday and extended an invitation for him to join me on my Friday Meals on Wheels deliv...

March 21st, 2017 |  


The King and the Costumer and I

The King and the Costumer and I

We just saw “The King and I” at Playhouse Square and the memories came flooding back.This Rogers and Hammerstein classic was the very firs...

March 20th, 2017 |  


OUR VIEW: Passing the training to you

Our pages are filled with the rewards of open government. But readers don’t see the fight that often goes into reaping those rewards.From budget...

March 17th, 2017 |  


Connecting students with jobs

Connecting students with jobs

There are more than 100,000 jobs available in Ohio right now. And yet there are more than 280,000 Ohioans who are out of work. One important reason is...

March 15th, 2017 |  


We can’t let this happen to the women we love

We can’t let this happen to the women we love

I am embarrassed to admit that there was a time when I would roll my eyes when feminists spoke of living in a “rape culture.”Of course, I ...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Ohio tackles opioid epidemic

Ohio tackles opioid epidemic

Opioid abuse in Ohio is bad and getting worse. Increases in the number of foster-care children in agency custody, the number of poisonings and overdos...

March 15th, 2017 updated: March 15th, 2017. |  


What is Obamacare, anyway?

What is Obamacare, anyway?

A fine gentleman called the paper recently to ask a seemingly simple (but really very complicated) question: What is Obamacare?The caller voted in Nov...

March 15th, 2017 |  


Repealing ACA would hurt families

To the editor:I am a Lorain County resident and a voting constituent of U.S. Rep. Jim Jordan of District 4. I have watched the news out of Washington ...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Support for energy petitions

To the editor:As someone who operates a business out of an older, historic building in Oberlin, I urge support of the two petitions now being circulat...

March 14th, 2017 |  


Consider the consequences before signing

To the editor:I’m not sure those people circulating petitions to overturn city council’s action to credit part of the Renewable Energy Cre...

March 13th, 2017 |