A long-time dedicated county volunteer

A long-time dedicated county volunteer

Though her formal name was Margaret Helvenston, most people knew her simply as “Maggie.” She was a native of Bloomington, Ill., but moved ...

August 7th, 2015 |  


Remembering: Olive Hammond

YELLOW SPRINGS – Olive Dingle Hammond was born in Connecticut then grew up in Clyde, Ohio. She graduated with a major in Latin from Ohio Wesleya...

August 7th, 2015 |  


Preventing student debt will take work

Preventing student debt will take work

In recent months, Democrats seem more upset than ever about the level of student debt, with President Obama leading the charge to loan forgiveness. Bu...

August 6th, 2015 |  



Local markets nourish families and communities

Local markets nourish families and communities

Expanding access to fresh and local food is smart for people and the planet.If anyone’s ever looking for me on a Sunday morning, they’d be...

August 6th, 2015 |  


The millennial generation’s literacy crisis

The millennial generation’s literacy crisis

Young workers need personal finance know-how to thrive.Summer is a time of endings and beginnings. For most of the approximately 1.8 million people wh...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Giving Ohio tire workers a fair shot

Giving Ohio tire workers a fair shot

The tire and rubber industry has a proud history in Ohio from Akron to Findlay, and beyond. For over one hundred years, generations of Ohio workers ha...

August 5th, 2015 |  


Who will care for grandma?

Who will care for grandma?

Greedy CEOs are pitting elderly Americans against the workers who care for them.Who will take care of grandma?It’s a question we need to answer....

August 4th, 2015 |  


Hillary and her e-mails

Hillary and her e-mails

It seems to me that the ongoing saga “Hillary and her e-mails” would be an unbelievable, almost comical fable if it weren’t such a s...

August 4th, 2015 |  


A supreme threat to American democracy

A supreme threat to American democracy

We’re one judge away from government of the corporations, by the corporations, and for the corporations.Here’s a little quiz you won’...

August 1st, 2015 |  


When children hurt, schools can help

When children hurt, schools can help

Nobody should lose out on a good education because of a bad experience.What happens when children witness violence? It’s more common than you th...

August 1st, 2015 |