Trudy Rubin: NATO celebrates 70th birthday, ponders uncertain future

Trudy Rubin: NATO celebrates 70th birthday, ponders uncertain future

Every child knows if he is attacked by a bully in a schoolyard it helps to have buddies alongside him. All the more so for nation states: Military all...

April 2nd, 2019 |  


Veterans eligible for many benefits

Veterans eligible for many benefits

Dear Veterans,First, let me say, as “location, location, location” is to real estate, “benefits, benefits, benefits” is to our...

March 29th, 2019 |  


Career-tech competitions help students develop skills

Career-tech competitions help students develop skills

It is competition season at Greene County Career Center as career-technical student organizations (CTSO’s) prep for state and national skills ev...

March 15th, 2019 |  



Battle against opioids, saving lives needs to come first

Battle against opioids, saving lives needs to come first

Safe injection sites and medication-assisted treatment may be controversial, but they work. We need them now.As a New York State Trooper was handcuffi...

March 13th, 2019 |  


What are politicians going to do about my GM plant closing

What are politicians going to do about my GM plant closing

I gave GM 20 years of my life. In return they took my job — and the government keeps rewarding them for it.For the past 20 years, I’ve wal...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Going around in circles over traffic

Going around in circles over traffic

If you’re going to have friends (and I strongly recommend that you do), have friends that are smart and helpful. I am lucky enough to have sever...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Our children deserve better than this

Our children deserve better than this

Nothing better exemplifies the random and absurd manner in which the Ohio Legislature creates laws than Senator Peggy Lehner’s Third Grade Readi...

March 11th, 2019 |  


Time to fertilize your landscape plants

Time to fertilize your landscape plants

As cold as it’s been, veteran gardeners are itching to get out and plant. We’re only a few weeks away from the “spring thaw.” ...

March 10th, 2019 |  


We need a new standard for politicians

We need a new standard for politicians

If you can’t humble yourself to consider the feelings of those you’ve harmed, you can’t remain in office.In the 400th year since cha...

March 8th, 2019 |  


Poignant tales from a diner

Poignant tales from a diner

Brenda and I were sitting in Classics, a first-rate diner in Hillsboro last week, having breakfast when our conversation, for obvious reasons, turned ...

March 8th, 2019 |