The stories that we tell

The stories that we tell

You probably haven’t heard of Larry Miller.Larry is an everyday American citizen in his 70s. Most people would know him as a retired management ...

November 7th, 2019 |  


It’s called a lack of leadership

It’s called a lack of leadership

I recently characterized the work of the Ohio Department of Education’s (ODE) “Graduation Requirements and High School Redesign Task Force...

November 6th, 2019 |  


A special Veterans Day salute

A special Veterans Day salute

Veterans Day has traditionally been a time for Americans to pause and thank the men and women who, through many years and too many conflicts, have hel...

November 5th, 2019 |  



Sharing Thanksgiving memories

Sharing Thanksgiving memories

Recently, I have been asking my radio listeners to share their favorite memories of Thanksgiving with me, so I can share them on the air. After all, t...

November 4th, 2019 |  


Scary tales from long ago

Scary tales from long ago

In Thursday’s print edition this week we published a story about Justin Brown, a local paranormal investigator. It is not the kind of story we p...

November 1st, 2019 updated: November 1st, 2019. |  


It’s time for grown-up leadership

As a nation, we have become Nero, dancing to the fiddle of partisan politics, as our infrastructure, global leadership and alliances burn. We face a s...

October 31st, 2019 |  


Ex-sports editor enjoys usher’s view

Ex-sports editor enjoys usher’s view

The fans on the third-base side of Nationals Park don’t know all that much about the usher patrolling sections 116 and 117, just above the third...

October 29th, 2019 |  


Let music work its magic

Let music work its magic

Music has always been something that I have thoroughly loved. My love of music began when I was just a young kid. My parents would sing all of the tim...

October 28th, 2019 |  


Early detection and more life

Early detection and more life

Every October the local newspapers that I oversee as editor attempt to bring our readers stories about their mothers (and fathers), wives, sisters and...

October 24th, 2019 |  


Malone checks all the boxes

To be effective, organizations need good leadership, including public education.The apex of leadership for primary and secondary public education come...

October 23rd, 2019 |