Letters from home

Letters from home

During the past few weeks, the media has been focusing on some of the events of World War II and those who were a part of the military at that timeIf ...

July 1st, 2019 |  


Fran’s Favorites: Summer picnics

Fran’s Favorites: Summer picnics

Here at the Governor’s Residence, just like most of Ohio, it’s been a very wet week.Since this is usually the best weather of the summer, ...

June 28th, 2019 |  


Fran’s Favorites: A visit with David McCullough

Fran’s Favorites: A visit with David McCullough

What a thrill it was last week to have author David McCullough and his wonderful wife Rosalee to the Governor’s Residence for breakfast.Mr. McCu...

June 28th, 2019 |  



How long can the federal debt keep rising?

How long can the federal debt keep rising?

A few months ago, the federal debt we have accumulated over the past decades crossed the $22 trillion mark. That’s a record. And it’s sure...

June 27th, 2019 |  


Freedom of Religion

Freedom of Religion

In America now we are being asked by some to turn the country into a theocracy, to base our laws on the Bible, something the supposedly revered Foundi...

June 27th, 2019 |  


The Canton Repository, June 21Several days ago, when the Ohio House passed its version of the two-year state budget, lawmakers in that chamber celebra...

June 27th, 2019 |  


Greeneview decision is over, time to move on

Greeneview decision is over, time to move on

Social media lit up Tuesday when news broke that Greeneview Middle School had its permanent principal and it wasn’t popular interim Denny Morris...

June 13th, 2019 |  


Fran’s Favorites: Neighbors helping neighbors

Fran’s Favorites: Neighbors helping neighbors

On Tuesday morning Mike and I boarded a helicopter to fly over some of the tornado ravaged areas of Ohio to assess the damage.We landed first in Celin...

June 4th, 2019 |  


Fran’s Favorites: Tadhg’s christening gown & Lemon-Angel Cake

Fran’s Favorites: Tadhg’s christening gown & Lemon-Angel Cake

This week has been a very busy week at the Governor’s Residence, but I have carved out a little extra time to sew!I don’t do much sewing n...

May 10th, 2019 updated: May 10th, 2019. |  


Early history of Woodland Cemetery

Early history of Woodland Cemetery

Spring is finally here, and with it, trips to the cemetery to put flowers on the graves of loved ones. Cemeteries have been in Greene County since bef...

May 6th, 2019 |