Opinion

Keep workers’ comp fees low

Editorials

You won’t hear much criticism of Ohio’s Bureau of Workers’ Compensation these days. But are things going too well at the BWC? One always hears complaints from injured workers that they did not get fair shakes from workers’ compensation programs. Still, it appears the number involving ...

Today brings a different Mother’s Day

Local Columns

I was invited to the Mother’s Day luncheon at Martha Manor. Attendance at it had been a tradition in the nearly four years that my mother had lived there in a nurturing environment of caring and compassion. But I didn’t go. I was asked to speak at a mother-daughter banquet this ...

Big win in Indian Creek

Local Columns

Of all of the results from Tuesday’s election, the one that will likely have the biggest impact on our area was the decision of voters in the Indian Creek Local School District to pass their bond issue. Because the 6.1-mill issue passed, the district will be able to generate $45.7 million ...

Make Mother’s Day very special

Editorials

Mothers may be much different in their public life than they were 104 years ago when President Woodrow Wilson set aside the second Sunday in May 1914 as a day to honor mothers. Moms then were, by and large, homemakers, what we’d call a “stay-at-home mom” nowadays. They cooked and ...

Do unto others …

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: Mercy is required when we see the faces of those standing on our borders. These are human beings who are standing on the edge of their lives. We have no experience of what they have endured. Who does this — unless they are desperate? Who flees and waits. There is no reason ...

Help needed to locate vehicle

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On April 24, at approximately 9:50 p.m., there was a serious accident on Sunset Boulevard involving several vehicles. It has been reported that a white or gray Oldsmobile Alero set in motion a series of events that caused several accidents and injuries. It has been reported ...

Thanks for your kindness

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: On behalf of our beloved daughter, Sonya McLoyd, my wife Vivian and I take this opportunity to express our thanks to each of you for your thoughtfulness and kindness during the passing of Sonya on March 28. It was and still is a very dark place in our lives. The unexpected ...

Indian Creek poised for future

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: It wasn’t easy, but we did it. Thanks to the dedication and perseverance of a concerned community, the Indian Creek Local School District will abandon groundhog-infested portable classrooms and other numerous signs of long use and inevitable decay to bring our buildings into ...

Buchanan committee working hard

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: I am eagerly compelled at this time to publicly acknowledge a group of caring and selfless individuals for their sincere help and much-needed work in helping the Forest Buchanan Memorial Committee pull off its successful fund drive dinner. On April 7, at Amsterdam’s historic ...

Problem with adults the issue

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: In response to the article by Mark Law in the May 3 edition concerning the Indian Creek Local School District levy, it was noted “the group was forced to file.” (“Group required to file as political action committee.”) There was no drama. It was clearly an oversight ...