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Editorials

Red Cross is desperate for blood donors

Tired of being asked to give blood? Imagine being the person lying in a hospital bed hoping there is enough of your particular blood type on hand to provide the care you need. The demand for donated blood and plasma does not go away after a large donation event or surge of donors because of ...

A major milestone celebrated

It appears we have good cultivation in Matamoras. Another lady who grew up in town has turned 100 and the celebration fit her accomplishment. Only one week ago today, Helen Virginia Goodwin Hubbard hit a true milestone in her life. And there to help her make the day grander was her best ...

Fall is here — Darkness is coming

Monday is a day I dread all year. This past Thursday was the first day of fall and Monday is the day in our little corner of the world where the minutes between sunset and sunrise exceed the number of minutes between sunrise and sunset. In simple terms night will exceed day and it will keep ...

Take note of those desperate to control

Some Ohio lawmakers who call themselves Republicans are trying — yet again — to keep our children from learning as much as possible in our public schools. In fact, this is at least the seventh such attempt, as the newly proposed House Bill 722 would change the way what politicians call ...

Ohioans, keep up the good work with tipping

There’s a lot of grim economic news out there lately, and Ohioans are struggling — often a little more than those in other parts of the country. But it is a mark of the kinds of people who live here in the Buckeye State that a new study shows we are the third best in the nation when it ...

Hydrogen project could mean progress

Growth and diversification of our energy portfolio has often seemed easier said than done here in Ohio. But now the Buckeye State is among those forming a Midwestern partnership to support the development of clean hydrogen as an alternative to fossil fuels for vehicles and manufacturing. ...