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A speech for Memorial Day

May 28, 2013 As I approach the end of my stint as a ‘‘Community Columnist’’ I’d like to share some of my thoughts with you, the reader. more »»

Visit Trumbull’s farmers markets

May 24, 2013 With summer just around the corner, it is time to think about supporting our local Trumbull County Farmers Markets. more »»

Values improve a community

May 21, 2013 At the last Warren City Council meeting, officials discussed the two ‘‘shield details’’ from the prior weekend where as the result of saturation patrols by law enforcement, many arrests were made,... more »»

Values improve a community

May 20, 2013 At the last Warren City Council meeting, officials discussed the two ‘‘shield details’’ from the prior weekend where as the result of saturation patrols by law enforcement, many arrests were made,... more »»

Shale industry proving beneficial

May 17, 2013 In my last column, I discussed the environmental risks of hydraulic fracturing and stated that I felt the benefits outweigh the risk. more »»

Primary election turnout pitiful

May 14, 2013 Last Tuesday in Trumbull County, out of 95,608 registered people, only 15,053 went to the polls to cast their votes. Only 16 percent chose to participate in democracy. more »»

Good works abound at Oblate

May 10, 2013 The dictionary defines the word oasis as a pleasant or peaceful area or period in the midst of a difficult, troubled or hectic place or situation. more »»

Fracking, all it’s cracked up to be

May 7, 2013 I often hear folks say that we are sacrificing the environment in our area for land leases, royalty checks and jobs. more »»

Folks can be (and feed) somebody

May 3, 2013 In a previous column, I cited a person who exemplifies what is wrong with Trumbull County. Project Be Somebody and its founder Lisa Booze demonstrate what is right with Trumbull County. more »»

This might be a good time to evaluate weaponry

April 30, 2013 An event in Trumbull County last year and the recent bombings in Boston bring to mind a question that all democracies must answer. more »»

Salons: Where the Trumbull County girls are

April 26, 2013 When I was a little girl my mother used to go to a beauty shop in our neighborhood in Girard. Only one block away, this haven from domesticity was in the basement of a neighbor’s home. more »»

Support for downtown walkway

April 23, 2013 Some have criticized the proposed walkway connecting the Franklin Street parking deck with Courthouse Square as a waste of money. more »»

More scrutiny for Sunshine

April 19, 2013 ‘‘To provide affordable, decent, safe and sanitary housing to low- to moderate-income families giving them the opportunity to become homeowners. more »»

A fairer way for the U.S. collect taxes

April 16, 2013 Imagine if you woke up one day to the news that the IRS was abolished, along with the income tax, and April 15 would now just be another nice spring day. more »»

Springtime in the Valley really rocks

April 12, 2013 Spring is in the air, at last. We here in northeastern Ohio have waited a long time for this. more »»

Disappointed in commissioner Fuda

April 9, 2013 Trumbull County Commissioner Frank Fuda is a perfect example. He is a perfect example of what’s wrong with Trumbull County. Fuda is smooth. I will give him that. more »»

I’ll take the good ol’ Valley climate

April 2, 2013 Some relatives are moving to Florida. They’re serious about it enough that they sold their home here in Ohio and built a new one in Florida. They’re pretty excited. more »»

Kinsman site of PBS documentary

March 29, 2013 As many of you know Kinsman was the home of Philip Bliss, nationally known hymn composer and affiliate of the great Moody Bible Institute of Chicago. more »»

A wake-up call for parents

March 26, 2013 ‘‘This is another wake-up call. If you don’t wake up now, it’s going to get worse and worse. We are in trouble; we are in trouble. God is trying to get us to understand that we’re in trouble. more »»

Upton set a wonderful example

March 22, 2013 March is Women’s History Month. One woman I’ve been reading about lately is Harriet Taylor Upton, who played a vital role in the fight for women’s suffrage. more »»

 
 

 

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