When things break, I call for help

When things break, I call for help

When our furnace broke last week — which happened during the coldest spell Ohio has seen since they started keeping official records of such thi...

January 10th, 2018 |  


The world’s strongest man

The world’s strongest man

This is the time of the year for obituaries — you may have noticed how they’ve swelled in our pages the past couple of weeks.My condolence...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Why vote Green in the primary?

To the editor:Voting Green Party in the 2018 primary for Ohio’s governor is important whether gubernatorial candidate Constance Gadell-Newton an...

January 10th, 2018 |  


When wealthy companies make welfare workers

When wealthy companies make welfare workers

A report from Policy Matters Ohio detailed that Amazon, now one of Ohio’s largest employers, has risen among the ranks of companies that find th...

January 10th, 2018 |  


Mayo rolls, roasts, and the best cake ever

Mayo rolls, roasts, and the best cake ever

This is the season for soups.Well, I made some hamburger soup using dried chopped onions and potatoes from a box of scalloped potatoes, since I didn&#...

January 5th, 2018 |  


The week I almost froze to death

The week I almost froze to death

The thermometer reads 13 degrees as I write this, and the wind chill makes it feel like -1 outside.The holiday break has been extended by the extreme ...

January 3rd, 2018 |  


Ohioans will benefit from tax reform

Ohioans will benefit from tax reform

After years of talk, research, and debate, Congress passed tax reform legislation that the president recently signed into law. I’m proud of the ...

December 26th, 2017 |  


Tax cut amounts to bribery

Tax cut amounts to bribery

Our American democracy — that is, our representative society — means to most that those elected to office will serve those who elected to ...

December 26th, 2017 |  


Study shows ‘expensive inadequacy’

To the editor:A newly released study determined that Lorain County public transit runs too infrequently and serves too little of the county.What a sur...

December 26th, 2017 |  


What is the spirit of Christmas?

What is the spirit of Christmas?

The magic of Christmas comes in many shapes and forms.I remember the shiny gloss of a purple-and-white J.C. Higgins bicycle at age eight. The next yea...

December 18th, 2017 |