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Holy Cow! History: Cal Coolidge’s crazy coon

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More than presidents have called 1600 Pennsylvania home. The White House has been a kind of landlocked Noah’s Ark over the years. The Lincolns had nanny goats. William Howard Taft kept a beloved dairy cow on the premises. Teddy Roosevelt housed an incredible 23 species indoors and out, including a lion and a badger. And there have been more dogs and cats than you can shake the proverbial stick at.

Jerry Zezima: Hack to the future

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At the risk of plagiarizing Popeye, who is a cartoon character and can’t sue me, I am what I am. I can’t say what I am in polite company, but I can say who I am: a guy nobody should want to be because, on most days, I don’t want to be myself.

David Trinko: The magic of Lima’s talking tree

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You’d think after 50 years, people would stop asking Ms. Evergreen such an obvious question at Lima’s annual Christmas Tree Festival.

Robin Abcarian: Coming Republican era of ‘angertainment’

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There is nothing showy or preposterous about the work of the House Jan. 6 committee.

Michael Reagan: Big media overdue for a colonoscopy

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Love Trump or hate Trump.

Lori Borgman: The kid is rolling in the dough

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Despite the cost of everything shooting through the roof, we know someone making money. Even better, we are related to him.

John Grindrod: On an October trip, reflections on unenlightened times

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Memories of my annual fall trip always seem to help sustain me when the weather turns cold, and this year is no different. While ordinarily Lady Jane and I head east for our mid-October trip to admire the autumnal blaze that New England and Mid-Atlantic deciduous trees always provide, this year, we went a different route.

Legal-Ease: Considerations for installment sales, land contracts

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In selling businesses and property, buyers and sellers sometimes discuss “seller financing”. In the context of real estate, these arrangements are sometimes casually called “land contracts”. Generally, in legal contexts, these arrangements are called “installment sales”.

Reghan Winkler: Spotting fake websites, phishing scams

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Cyber criminals will do anything to trick you into giving them access to your personal information, including the use of look-alike websites.