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A different 100-year-old birthday

May 18, 2014 I had never been to a 100-year birthday before I attended the Ohio State University Extension, Jefferson County division, anniversary celebration on May 10. more »»

Memories and a good story

May 17, 2014 So Mother’s Day has come and gone, and I’ve got to tell you, I’m a little sad I didn’t get any funeral flowers. more »»

Planning for the future

May 11, 2014 The booklet has a rather unassuming title. It’s cover simply reads “Comprehensive Plan, Steubenville, Ohio. more »»

A mixed bag of Mother’s Day emotions

May 11, 2014 A mixed bag of emotions consumes me on this Mother’s Day. more »»

Guest column/Neglecting and abusing those who have served

May 11, 2014 One-hundred-twenty years ago, Rudyard Kipling captured the plight of forgotten and neglected veterans everywhere and it is still spot-on toda. more »»

An evening at a ‘tropical island’

May 11, 2014 It was nice to be transported to a tropical island paradise, with flowers and colorful leas everywhere the eye could see. more »»

Growing up a little too fast

May 10, 2014 Every have something you dreaded hanging over your head? Something that literally makes you physically sick to think about? Something that comes at you like an oncoming train, that looms over... more »»

Get out and vote Tuesday

May 4, 2014 Ohioans will go to the polls Tuesday in this year’s primary election, and while the statewide ballot holds little suspense, there are a couple of local races which are proving to be interesting. more »»

Sharing ‘That’s the Way It Is’ moments

May 4, 2014 Well, I’m still waiting for beautiful, sunny, hot, hot weather to make its debut. more »»

Gifts from above are so varied

May 4, 2014 Gifts from above come in many shapes, sizes and circumstances. more »»

The fun is in getting there

May 3, 2014 So my parents are on to me. Apparently, they are picking up the paper to see what I’m saying about the. more »»

Guest column/Examples show it always pays to be well endowed

April 28, 2014 Alaska has a really big one. So does Harvard and many other public and private American colleges and universities. more »»

Making good on an old trashy threat

April 27, 2014 I made good on a threat this past week, telling Better Half that we were going to do some serious damage the next time the city of Steubenville had its annual bulk trash collection, which for us was... more »»

Of playoffs and basketball

April 27, 2014 Catching up on the last few weeks ... This certainly can be an exciting time of year for area sports fans. more »»

The season of spaghetti dinners

April 27, 2014 This seems to be the time of year for spaghetti dinner fundraisers where hungry people who are glad to be free of most of the snow of the past winter season come out in droves. more »»

Egg hunt tradition continues

April 26, 2014 I arrived at my parents’ house Saturday afternoon to help prepare for Easter Sunday dinner. I brought the children with me, because they love visiting (and harassing) Grandmama and Grampy Grumpy. more »»

Guest column/Who’s at controls of your life?

April 22, 2014 Fifty years ago last week, an incredible journey successfully concluded on an airport runway in Columbus. more »»

Thankful for the truck with the cross

April 20, 2014 Most mornings on my drive in to work I see it. It’s a truck heading in the opposite direction of me on US 22 toward Cadiz, a welcomed sight. more »»

Area has plenty to impress

April 20, 2014 Area residents who attended the April 12 Baron Club dinner at the Franciscan University of Steubenville had the opportunity to be impressed on several different levels. more »»

Spring brings to us many things

April 20, 2014 Spring brings births, healings, district church meetings, Easter egg hunts and dinners. more »»

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