You can make your voice heard


It’s easy to understand that some area residents are thinking that there is no reason for them to cast a ballot in Tuesday’s primary election. There is, after all, nothing contested on the ballot Democrats will receive and only central committee spots contested on the ballot Republicans ...

A gravesite and a ‘press’ fuel guilt trips

Local Columns

If you’re like me — and I truly pray that you’re not — the day’s “journeys” don’t just involve driving to work or around town on errands. Sometimes there are those awful guilt trips on your mental itinerary. Often oh so innocently, the day’s flow of events activates this ...

Take advantage of tax holiday


Ohio and West Virginia are preparing to welcome back-to-school shoppers with sales tax holidays on most-used school supplies. In the Buckeye State, the holiday will run from midnight Friday through 11:59 p.m. Aug. 7. In the Mountain State, meanwhile, the holiday will run from midnight Friday ...

Homeowners question HB 563, and should

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: When citizens of a community see their local neighborhood ordinances being overturned or subverted as is the case of Ohio HB 563, it’s imperative that they get answers. The question is why is the neighborhood that did not want Airbnb businesses, that not only cause ...

EVs come with big costs

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: To all drivers of any vehicle that uses gas, keep your vehicle on the road. The reason for this is that you don’t want an electric car unless you have a large bank account. Electric cars can run $40,000 or more depending on the brand you buy. There are a lot of faults ...

Name-calling earns nothing

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The shame of a station to condemn this nation. The longwindedness coming from Fox News is beyond the freedom-of-speech threshold. On July 18, Tucker Carlson started the onslaught and Sean Hannity finished off President Joe Biden’s mental condition as mental health by the ...