The quiet

The quiet

The quiet — a time to listen to the still voice within you. I could be reminiscing the past during this time, thinking of my loss, but I choose ...

February 8th, 2017 |  


Editorial: Scourge of drugs stealing life from the young and old

Editorial: Scourge of drugs stealing life from the young and old

We’re sliding backward.Average life expectancy rise in the U.S. is falling. The most recent statistics from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control...

February 7th, 2017 |  


Doyle McManus: Will John McCain lead the loyal opposition?

Doyle McManus: Will John McCain lead the loyal opposition?

John McCain has long prided himself on his reputation as a maverick, a Republican willing to buck his party’s leaders. Now he faces what may be ...

February 7th, 2017 |  


How bail fills our county jails

With jails bulging due to the opiate epidemic, county-level officials across the state are calling for the legislature and the Ohio Supreme Court to f...

February 6th, 2017 |  


How Sunday’s game was (subtextually) about Trump

How Sunday’s game was (subtextually) about Trump

You’ve heard of art imitating life. Super Bowl LI was sports imitating politics.As I watched the Atlanta Falcons slowly lose their 28-3 third qu...

February 6th, 2017 |  


Serving game day food safely

Serving game day food safely

I am hosting a Super Bowl party for the first time and I want to make sure that my guests have a good time. But, I’m not the best cook in the wo...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Pass the keys to a sober driver

Pass the keys to a sober driver

Football fans across the country will celebrate America’s most watched national sporting event, Super Bowl LI, on Sunday. For many, the celebrat...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Fresh makes a difference in Caesar salad

Fresh makes a difference in Caesar salad

I like a good Caesar salad, made the old-fashioned way, one ingredient at a time — preferably in a big wooden bowl, tableside.To make a restaura...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Gloria’s grounds for loving coffee

Gloria’s grounds for loving coffee

Who likes coffee? I’m not an avid coffee drinker at all, although I might have a cup once in a great while with a cookie or doughnut if there is...

February 3rd, 2017 |  


Picking a Super Bowl winner when you just don’t care

Picking a Super Bowl winner when you just don’t care

So it’s another one of those Super Bowls.You know, one of those Super Bowls where you don’t particularly like either team that’s act...

February 3rd, 2017 |